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 hard 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 hard news.
He is currently a regular contributor to National Geographic Junior and international photo agencies. He has also produced long-term stories for National Geographic Slovenia and National Geographic Traveler (Slovenia). His news photos are distributed by photo agencies around the world (BTA, SIPA USA, Xinhua etc.). His most known stories are a cross section of his work: A story about the hardships of poor fishermen trying to make a living on the Marmara sea during summer when fish move north. A continuous coverage of protests in Slovenia. The story about safeguarding the Venetian lagoon that is endangered by climate change, rising sea levels and sinking. And the most known story about Barbara, a girl with severe cerebral palsy, who is intelligent despite the severity of her illness, and communicates using her eyes.