Hanspeter Schneider was born in Zurich. He started to take photographs at an early age and held his first exhibition of photographs and paintings when he was 16 years old. After training as a graphic designer, he worked as an art director for various advertising agencies in England, Switzerland, Germany and France. Since 1983, he has been working as a photographer. Editorial clients include: Vogue, GQ, Vogue Homme, Details, Rolling Stone, Stern, Conde Nast Traveller, Elle…. Advertising clients include: Hansgrohe, Lancaster, Guerlain, Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, Bally, Daniel Hechter, Boucheron, Dockers, Sisley, John Lewis, L’Oreal, Next, Etam, Fila, New Look, White Stuff, Sloggi, Wella, Schwarzkopf, Bacardi, Kronenbourg, Fosters, Moet Chandon, Pommery, Kit Kat, Muratti, Casio, Panasonic, Puma, BMW, Swisscom, Virgin Mobile, Stihl, ….