Nancy shoots for kids, fashion & lifestyle brands and creates portraits for people in her Cologne studios.

Nancy was born in Erfurt and grew up in Bonn. After her training as a photographer in Düsseldorf, she assisted fashion photographers in Los Angeles and Cape Town before setting up her own business in Cologne in 2009. At the beginning of her career, Nancy traveled the world as a wedding photographer, honing her sense for those special moments and storytelling. Since 2020, Nancy has focuses on kids, fashion & lifestyle photography.

Nancy is married to Julian and mother of one daughter. Together they live with their dog Winnie in Cologne-Ehrenfeld. From there, they set out as often as they can to explore the coastline of Europe and beyond. In addition to her work as a photographer, Nancy founded the event company Vintage Foto Bulli with Julian in 2015 (sold in 2023) and the creative space Studio Schanz in 2020.


Affenzahn, Bellerose, Ergobag, Erlich Textil, Edel Publishing, Kaviar Gauche, Annika Maria, Gretas Freunde, Badesofa, Sandiia, Singita


VOGUE USA, VOGUE UK, Elle, Huffington Post, Grazia, Gala, Nido, Couch, Luna, Focus, Flow