Great Photojournalism
Photojournalist Jacob Ehrbahn

Jacob Ehrbahn (1970) lives in Espergaerde outside Copenhagen, Denmark with his wife Louise and their children Anna (2004) and Gustav (2006)

1990-1993: Educated press photographer from Danish School of Journalism with an apprenticeship with the daily local newspaper Helsingør Dagblad for 3 years.

1994-1997: Worked as a freelance photographer in Copenhagen.

1997-2003: Staff photographer with the daily Danish national newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

Since Oct. 2003: Staff photographer with the daily Danish national newspaper Politiken.

2008 (December) had his first photobook published. "69-Kampen for et ungdomshus" A book about a group of youth fighting to get a youth house in Copenhagen. (ISBN 978-87-85090-01-0)

Awards received in:

 

2013:

 

-WORLD PRESS PHOTO. Daily Life, 3rd prize singles.

 

- Danish POY: Elected as PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

 

- Danish POY: 1st. Prize, National news.

 

- Danish POY: 2nd prize. Open Class

 

- BEST OF PHOTOJOURNALISM 2013-

Award of Excellence-Contemporary Issues Story

 

- BEST OF PHOTOJOURNALISM 2013-

Award of Excellence-Feature Single

 

 

 

- PDN PHOTO ANNUAL 2013-

   PHOTOJOURNALISM

   ”Fragments of Youngstown”

 

 

 

2012:

 

- Third Place: NEWSPAPER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR-
  PICTURES OF THE YEAR international (POY Sixty-nine)

 

- 2nd prize: Spot News.  Photographers Giving Back Award 2012 (PGB)

 

- 1st.  prize: Sports Reportage. Press Photo of the Year in Denmark

 

- Honorable Mention: Photojournalist of the Year (smaller markets)  

BEST OF PHOTOJOURNALISM 2012

 

2011:

-2nd prize: Daily Life in Denmark. Press Photo of the Year in Denmark 

2010:

-2nd prize: Sports Action story. Press Photo of the Year in Denmark

 

-3rd Place: Enterprise Picture Story (smaller markets)  BEST OF PHOTOJOURNALISM 2010.                                                          

-PDN PHOTO ANNUAL 2010-PHOTOJOURNALISM/Sports."Extreme Race for men"

2008:

-1st. prize:National news, Press Photo of the Year in Denmark

2007:

-PDN PHOTO ANNUAL 2007-PHOTOJOURNALISM.
”Youth Riot in Copenhagen”


2006:

-Winner of PRESS PHOTO OF THE YEAR in the danish contest Press Photo of the Year

-2nd prize: Foreign news. Press Photo of the Year in Denmark

-PDN PHOTO ANNUAL 2006-PHOTOJOURNALISM.
”Tsunami aftermath, Sri-Lanka” + ”Earthquake Aftermath, Kashmir”

- Finalist, Leica european publishers award for photography.



2005:

-2nd prize: Feature picture Story. Press Photo of the Year in Denmark.

-Honorable Mention: UNICEF PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2005.

- Finalist, Leica european publishers award for photography.


2004:

-2nd prize: Contemporary Issues Singles. WORLD PRESS PHOTO.

-Second Place NEWSPAPER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR-
PICTURES OF THE YEAR international (POY Sixty-first)

- First Place: Feature Picture/Newspaper Division
PICTURES OF THE YEAR international (POY Sixty-first)

- Third Place: Issue Reporting Picture Story/Newspaper Division
PICTURES OF THE YEAR international (POY Sixty-first)

-Award of Excellence: Feature Picture Story/Newspaper Division
PICTURES OF THE YEAR international (POY Sixty-first)

-Honorable Mention: International News Picture Story
BEST OF PHOTOJOURNALISM 04 (USA)

-Honorable Mention: UNICEF Photo of the Year 2004.

- PDN PHOTO ANNUAL 2004-PHOTOJOURNALISM.
”Street children of Ulan Bator, Mongolia”

-PDN PHOTO ANNUAL 2004-PHOTOJOURNALISM.
”Afghanistan, October 2003”


2002:

- Elected as PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR in the danish contest Press Photo of the Year

- Second place: Issue Reporting Picture Story/Newspaper Division
PICTURES OF THE YEAR international (POY Fifty-Ninth)

2000:

-2nd prize: Open Class. Press Photo of the Year in Denmark.

1999:

-2nd prize: Feature picture. Press Photo of the Year in Denmark.

1998:

-2nd prize: Daily life in Denmark. Press Photo of the Year in Denmark.

Contact Details
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Cellphone: +45 30 62 10 01
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Stories & Singles
Siberia, 1998
Colony 5, 2000
Peshawa,Pakistan, 2001.
Afghanistan, October 2003.
"Survival By Instinct" 2003/2004
Chinese Acrobats, 2006
Roma in Romania-2007
Hizb Ut-Tahrir demonstration in Denmark, 2008
Obamas Election Night Rally in Grant Park
Shooting Victim
Daily life, Iran
Flooding in Pakistan
The Egyptian Revolution 2011
Fragments of Youngstown 2012
San Fermin 2012
Texas Moments, 2004.
Copenhagen Zoo
Tsunami Aftermath, Sri Lanka, 2004-2005
Earthquake Aftermath Kashmir October 2005
69-Chapter 1, Dec. 2006.
69-Chapter 2, Jan. 2007
69-Chapter 3, March, 2007
69-Chapter 4, 2007.
69-Chapter-5-2008
69-Chapter-6-2008
SHUT IT DOWN
Cop 15. "Reclaim Power"
Maradona, 2006
Copenhagen Marathon 2007
Kessler VS. Ward
Extreme race for men
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