Stephan Lucka
Portrait of photographer Stephan Lucka in front of Tehran´s skyline
Stephan Lucka (b. 1979) is a freelance photographer based in Dortmund / Germany, working in the field of reportage, portrait and documentary, who takes photos about human condition and tells stories about youth and cultural identity.
Before he became a photographer, he worked as a professional musician. In 2018 he graduated as a Bachelor of Arts in photography at the University of Applied Sciences Dortmund. Currently he is a master student at this university.
Stephan is a member of:
VG Bild-Kunst, Freelens, and Fotobus Society

Stephan Lucka (*1979) ist ein freischaffender Fotograf aus Dortmund.  Er fotografiert die conditio humana und erzählt Geschichten über Jugend und kulturelle Identität.

Bevor er Fotograf wurde, arbeitete er einige Jahre als professioneller Musiker. Im Jahr 2018 schloss er sein Studium an der Fachhochschule Dortmund mit dem Bachelor of Arts im Fach Fotografie ab. Derzeit ist er Masterstudent an dieser Hochschule


published in:
STERN,, GEOlino, FAZWoche, Tagesspiegel, Fluter, NIDO

Hamburg Portfolio Review, selectee

2021 World.Report.Award, shortlisted

2021 Hansel-Mieth Preis, shortlisted

2020 – Participant Canon Student Program at
„Visa pour l’image“

2020 – Bar Tur Photo Award, UK shortlisted

2019 – Felix-Schoeller-Award, Germany shortlisted

2019  – Participant NOOR Workshop with Sanne de Wilde and Sebastian Liste, Dortmund

2018 –
selected for DFA Portfolio Walk
Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany

2018 and 2019
„TwoCities“ –
DAAD project / Tehran, Iran
(Group show)

„The Future Is Ours“ Book Fair Frankfurt (Group show)

„The Future Is Ours“ KOLGA Tbilisi Photo Festival 2017, Tbilisi, Georgia
(Group show)