Jeannette Sakowski was born in Jena ,1977, where she spent her childhood and youth.
During a trip to Spain in 1996 , she discovered black and white photography. She initially focused on portraits. In 1997 she won the biggest prize in the , midgerman childrens- and -teencompetition “Zeitzeichen” , with a series called “Frauenportraits”.

 

 

Since moving from Bonn to Stralsund she improved her photography skills further and started focusing on analogoue photography.
She experiments with different types of techniques, like analogous multiple exposure,colouring black and white pictures by hand, reworking pictures with tea or toners and blue printing.

Last year Jeannette started studying at a well known distance university for photography and finished it with best marks.