Jacob Blickenstaff is a photographer, filmmaker, and writer who has devoted his creative career to examining the places where music and image intersect.

As a trusted and empathic collaborator, Jacob has worked with recording artists and record labels on over 50 album packaging projects and publicity campaigns, including nine album covers for Daptone Records—notably Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings’ Soul of a Woman, I Learned the Hard Way, and It’s a Holiday Soul Party—as well as projects for Natalie Merchant, Joe Jackson, Joe Henry, The Marcus King Band, Valerie June, and Jazzmeia Horn.

Jacob has published photo features in Rolling Stone, The New York Times, NPR Music and Mother Jones