1973-78 Educated at The King’s School, Canterbury, UK.

1979-81 Studied Photography at the West Surrey College of Art and Design, UK.

1981-82 Stringer photographer for Associated Press, Nairobi, East Africa.

1982-2011 Staff photographer at Rex Features Ltd, London, UK.

2002 Joined iN-PUBLiC Street Photography collective

2002 First exhibition, a joint show at The Acute Angle gallery, London, UK.

2005 Led Street Photography Workshops, Tate Modern, London, UK.

2006 'Crosswalks: Contemporary Street Photography' joint exhibition. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, USA.

2006 'Onto the Streets' joint exhibition, Photofusion, London, UK.

2010 'in-public@10' joint exhibition, Photofusion, London, UK.

2010 Published in ‘Street Photography Now’ (Thames & Hudson).

2011 Work acquired by The Museum of London, UK.

2011 Format International Photography Festival, joint exhibition. Derby, UK.

2011 'London Street Photography' joint exhibition, The Museum of London, UK.

2011 'The London Street Photography Festival', joint exhibitioin, London St Pancras International Station, London, UK.

2012 'Contemporary London Street Photography', The London Festival of Photography, joint exhibition. King’s Cross Station, London, UK.

2014 Published in 'The World Atlas of Street Photography' (Thames & Hudson).

2014 Published in 'The Street Photographer's Manual' (Thames & Hudson).

2015 Published in 'How to take Great Photographs' (RLG Publishing).

2017 Published in '100 Great Street Photographs' (Prestel).





 Nils Jorgensen was born in Denmark in 1958 and educated at King's School, Canterbury, England, where he started taking his first street photographs. He went on to study photography at college before being based in Nairobi, East Africa working as a stringer photographer for The Associated Press news agency. In 1982 he joined Rex Features Ltd. as staff photographer and for the next 30 years covered politics, royalty, art, sport, show business and continued to capture his own street images.  He joined street photography collective iN-PUBLiC in 2002. 

Nils' work is published in ‘Street Photography Now’, 'London Street Photography', 'The World Atlas of Street Photography', 'The Street Photographer's Manual', 'How to take Great Photographs' and '100 Great Street Photographs' and exhibited internationally.


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