Luka Dakskobler is a documentary photographer and photojournalist from Kranj, Slovenia. He has a BA in English and Journalism from the university of Ljubljana and has been working as a journalist and photojournalist since 1995. He specializes in in-depth stories and news. In his long career he has worked with many respected magazines, covering culture, entertainment and events, before moving to pressing social and environmental issues, and news coverage.
He has been a regular contributor to National Geographic Junior, the magazine’s kids version, for 15 years. He has also produced long-term stories for National Geographic Slovenia and National Geographic Traveler (Slovenia). His news photos are distributed around the world by photo agencies SOPA Images and its partner agencies (Getty Images, Zuma Press, SIPA USA, DPA etc.), German photo agency Imago and Polaris Images from New York. In addition to numerous Slovenian newspapers, magazines, online media and institutions, he has also published in National Geographic Traveler UK, The Guardian, TAZ, The Telegraph, The Atlantic, Newsweek Poland, Smithsonian Magazine, Terre Sauvage, The Times, ORF, Yahoo, Weekend.at, iucn.org, Time Magazine, Der Standard, Huffington Post etc. He is also a mentor of documentary photography and an official photographer for several event organizers in Slovenia.