Ulla Lohmann is a German photojournalist and documentary filmmaker with a BSc degree in Natural Resource Management. As a Photographer, filmmaker, and adventurer, National Geographic Expert, Ulla Lohmann has sailed around the world and traversed the African continent using only biodiesel. She spends much of her time working with indigenous cultures in Australia and the South Pacific.
Ulla specialises in documenting the changing world of indigenous tribes and in photographing erupting volcanoes, and some of her photo stories have been featured at the Visa pour l’ Image international festival of photojournalism
Ulla lives, with her husband, in South Tyrol in the Alps where she leads photo workshops that focus on expedition photography. Lochmann also conducts workshops for National Geographic Student Expeditions in Australia and offers photo expeditions to Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu.
Over the years Tom has worked with charities and NGO’s such as Medecins Sans Frontieres, Oxfam, Christian Aid, Care International and Sightsavers. His extensive work on the catastrophic AIDS pandemic blighting Africa has been widely published and exhibited.
His photography has been honoured with awards from World Press Photo, Visa pour l’image, Pictures Of The Year and the Eddie Adams Workshop.
Ulla loves adventures, and no matter if she climbs the highest volcano on the planet in Chile (6,893m), dives on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, or rock climbs alpine routes in the Dolomites, at least one of her Canon cameras is always with her. Her images are represented by the National Geographic Image Collection and by the German Agency, LOOK.
Ulla is a Canon Explorer and ambassador for the Pacific People Aid Fund (PPAF e.V.) to help tribal people in the South Pacific. Additionally, she is appointed as a member of DGPh (German Association of Photography) and a fellow of Explorers Club New York.