Linn Schröder (*1977) graduated in communication design/photography from the Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften in Hamburg, and in visual communication from the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg. She took courses at the photography department of the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. She has received several grants and awards such as the sponsorship award Wüstenrot Stiftung für Dokumentarfotografie. She is a member of the independently run agency of photographers Ostkreuz in Berlin and has participated in several exhibitions. She lives and works in Hamburg and Berlin.