"I have to say I was very touched by how dedicated you were getting all the details right, I have a high regard for anyone who still nurtures their equipment, thinks about lighting and composition… it's almost a thing of the past." - Daniel Lanois

“You seem to know what you’re doing.” - Patti Smith

“I sure like the way you roll.” - Joe Henry

He's not only a talented photographer but a pure delight to work with. I could only give him the highest recommendation.” - Natalie Merchant

“Gosh, you are good.” - Sacha Lecca, Deputy Photo Director, Rolling Stone

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Jacob Blickenstaff works intimately and collaboratively with musicians across a wide spectrum of genres, contributing to the legacy and impact of music through album artwork, promotional portraits and documentary projects.

RECORD LABEL PROJECTS

Concord Records, Concord Jazz, Fantasy, Nonesuch, Glassnote Records, Daptone Records, Lighting Rod Records, ANTI-, Ramseur Records, Warner Music Group, Thirty Tigers, New West Records, Norton Records

EDITORIAL ASSIGNMENTS and PUBLISHED PHOTO ESSAYS

The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, NPR Music, Fretboard Journal

RECENT PRESS and FEATURES

Mother Jones: On The Road with The Cactus Blossoms - April, 26, 2019

Mother Jones: On The Road with Phosphorescent - January 19, 2019

Rolling Stone: Low Cut Connie Rip Up the Stage - January 4, 2019

The New York Times: Photos We Loved in 2018 - December 28, 2018

NPR Music: Sharon Jones Remembered in Pictures - December 19, 2017

The New York Times: Sharon Jones, A Queen Among Dap-Kings - November 23, 2016

Rolling Stone: Sharon Jones Gets Her Groove Back - February 12, 2014