Axl Jansen was born in 1969 in a small village close to Stuttgart . During his youth he played music in different bands and though he sliped into the local music scene where his interests changed and he started to take pictures of the local musicians like “Fantastische Vier” , “Freundeskeis” followed up by more international stars like “Moby” , “Falco” , “Leningrad Cowboys” . After a while he started also working for the local fashion industy and he shot campaigns for Mustang and Hugo Boss. Searching for the right conditions and possibilities for his fashion photography he moved first to Hamburg then Berlin and finaly to Paris for 9 years. Now he is back and lives between Berlin and Paris .
Studied philosophy and mediadesign in Stuttgart started photography in 1994.

Editorials : Encens, Harper’s Bazaar, French Revue, Noah Magazine, Qvest, Rika, Novembre, Zeitmagazin, Metal, Style and the Family Tunes, ID Magazine

Mode/Kampagne/Lookbook : Chanel, Christophe Lemaire, Strenesse, Zalando, Augustin Tebul, René Storck, 
Shu Uemura, Tsumori Chisato, Yamamoto, Baldessarini, Hugo Boss, Wunderkind 

Portrait : Till Schweiger, Sibel Kekilli ,Hanna Herzsprung, Aylin Tezel, Marie Lou Sellem...uvm

Musik : Falco, Moby, Nina Hagen, TicTacToe, Fantastische Vier, Kitsune, Michi Beck, GusGus, Thomas D, Freundeskreis, LeningradCowboys, Modeselector, Ellen Alien, Emiliana Torrini, Bush

Werbung : Porsche, Sparkasse, Marlboro, Wernesgrüner, Manhattan Cosmetics, Sony, Frexenet, Sixt, Goertz, Stabilo, Mustang, New Yorker

Awards : ADC-Silber for a Hugo Boss , ADC-Auszeichnung for Görtz M , New York Festivals Print!587379/