Photo above: Jacob Aue Sobol
After years of hard work, Danish photographer and former EFC student Jacob Aue Sobol has finally been accepted as a full member of Magnum Photos. Magnum is a world renowned and very prestigious photographer collaborative, run by its own members.
To become a member, you have to first be selected for a two-year nominee-membership. After that, you can become an associate member for a year, and then you face the final selection, before you can call yourself a full member.
Jacob Aue Sobol attended the European Film College in 1997/98, and he is the first Danish photographer to ever be accepted as a full member of Magnum Photos.
You can read more about Magnum Photos and Jacob Aue Sobol on the collaborative's official website.