Jason Schneider is Editor at Large for Popular Photography & Imaging, the world’s largest circulation magazine devoted to film and digital imaging. He served as Pop Photo’s Editor-in-Chief for over 15 years. Prior to that, Schneider was Editorial Director of Modern Photography, where he joined the editorial staff as Assistant Editor in 1969.
A lifelong photo enthusiast, Schneider has managed retail camera stores, operated his own professional photo studio, shot over 100 weddings, and covered a variety of photojournalistic assignments. He is an acknowledged expert on camera collecting and has written four books on the subject, as well as hundreds of Camera Collector columns for Modern and Popular Photography. He has also written scores of camera tests and technical articles on a wide variety of photographic subjects, as well as articles on practical picture taking, and the aesthetic and creative aspects of photography. He has made numerous appearances on network and cable TV, and has been interviewed on all the major morning shows.
A native New Yorker, Schneider attended New York University, where he majored in English Literature and minored in Classics. He was graduated Magna Cum Laude and inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.