Snezhana von Büdingen, born in 1983 in Perm, Russia, lives as an independent photographer in Cologne, Germany. Von Büdingen studied communication management with a major in journalism at the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück. 2017 she completed her photography studies at the Cologne Photoacademy. She focuses on portrait photography and reportage. Her works have been published in such media as "TIME", "Die Zeit", "Der Spiegel", "Stern", "DeMorgen", "deVolkskrant", "Polka", "Photonews" etc.
Von Büdingen has received awards and prizes at a few international photography competitions such as the ipa (International Photography Awards), 2019, USA; Leica Oskar Barnack Award, 2019, Germany; The Alfred Fried Photography Award, 2018, Austria; ZEISS Photography Award, 2018, England; SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS, 2017, England