Jana Ludwig (née Dorn), was born in 1983. Since her childhood she had the idea of becoming a photographer. After different internships in advertising and a classical training as photographer in the museums of cologne, she completed this training as best in class 2008. After that she studied Photodesign at the University for Applied Science in Dortmund. She got her degree with a photobook project about her sister. In 2014 she started working on "The Photobookmuseum" as one of the founders.
She lives and works in cologne, Germany.