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. 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 works as a photographer-director.



vogue,  GQ,  vogue homme,  details, arena,  rolling stone, stern,  elle, marie claire, condé  nast  traveller... 



lancaster, guerlain,  givenchy,  yves saint laurent,  daniel hechter, new look, boucheron, max mara, levis docker, sisley, sloggi, etam, fila, puma, bally, white stuff, clarks, john lewis, l‘oreal, wella, schwarzkopf, bacardi, renault, kronenbourg, fosters, pommery, moet & chandon, grand casino baden, muratti, swisscom, casio, panasonic, kitkat, hansgrohe, stihl, freundin, next, virgin mobile, westfield, airport center zürich, jumbo, credit suisse, diageo, manor, europaallee, coca cola, loaded /channel 4,



temptations, the  four  tops,queen  latifah, ibrahim ferrer, john galiano,

valentino, ungaro, tom ford, romeo gigli, paul smith, cerutti, rupert everett,

carlos miele, lambert wilson, christopher reeve, peter coyote, helen mirren,

fabrizio plessi, emilia schüle, iris berben...



1981: sinnbilder

1995: unplugged / u.baer books

1995: backstreet of desire / benteli  

2004: vila mimosa / dazed books 

2004: the last sideshow / dazed books 

2013: mama /kehrer art books



1991: festival de la mode / barcelona - unplugged

1993: dog / kobe / japan - unplugged

1994: hohenthal & bergen / köln - portraits

1994: hohenthal & bergen / münchen - backstreets of desire

1994: parco gallery / tokio - backstreet of desire

1998: fashion gallery / london - new york dolls

1999: fashion act / london - fashion

1999: picto / paris - new york dolls

1999: picto / cape town - new york dolls 

2002: pin up / paris - publishedunpublished 

2002: condé nast traveller, five years - a celebration / london - travel 

2002: art fashion / new york - fashion

2013: adc gallery / zürich - mama 

2013: photobastei / zuerich - stranded, the naked truth about evolution

2014: polyester / amsterdam / shocked & amazed / the last sideshow