Luke Duggleby is a British born award-winning freelance photographer who has been based in Asia for over a decade. After leaving the UK with a degree in photography he moved east to develop his career as a travel, portraiture and documentary photographer. His work involves undertaking photographic assignments for some of the world’s biggest names in media as well as NGO’s, mostly around the Asian continent but also further a field in Africa and South America. His work focuses on stories related to culture, social issues, the environment and human rights. He speaks English and Thai.
In 2012 Luke founded The Sidi Project (www.thesidiproject.com), which is a long term photographic and development project that looks to document the lives and culture of the African Diaspora that live on the peripheries of the Indian Ocean, in particular South Asia. The project focuses on today's descendants, who's distant relatives were brought eastwards from Africa during over 400 years of a little known Eastern slave-trade route that involved Arab and colonial powers including the Portuguese, French, Dutch and British to further strengthen their colonial ambitions.
The Sunday Times Magazine (UK), National Geographic Magazine, The Smithsonian Magazine, WWF, The Guardian Magazine, Chrysler, The Guardian Magazine, Stern, Monocle, TIME, GEO France, PepsiCo, GEO Germany, Greenpeace, The New York Times, Geographical Magazine (UK), Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Protection International, Fortify Rights, USAID, Die Zeit Magazine.
Luke is an assignment roster photographer for REDUX PICTURES www.reduxpictures.com in New York.E: