Anna Lukala was born in Helsinki, Finland, but grew up on Kimito Island in the Southwest Archipelago.

She initially came to the UK to study photography and graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in photography,

from the University of Wolverhampton in 1997. Since then she's been living and working first in Finland and later

moving permanently to the UK to work as a photographer. 

Lover of the outdoors, nature and the built environment, her photography style is often seen as natural and authentic with a storytelling element. With her editorial background, the narrative and documentary style is still a big influence and fundamental in her shooting style.

Anna currently lives in Westcliff on Sea, Essex and works on lifestyle, advertising, and portrait commissions for a wide variety of clients and publications in the UK and abroad. She is keen to keep expanding on her own style with photographing personal projects and collaborating with other creatives.

Anna was previously employed as a photojournalist for the Echo Newspapers covering South East Essex from 2004-2015.

Recent Clients:


University of Oxford
University of Essex

South East Essex College

The Ockendon Academy

Beauchamps High School

Southend Adult Community College
London Marathon Events
Focal Point Gallery


Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce

Fable Pictures
Havens Hospices

The Instant Group
The Dogs Trust

Achieve Together, formally CMG (Care Management Group)
Swan Creative

Ride London
A-Lehdet (Raflatalk)

Member of 

Association of Photographers (AOP)

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ).

I would love to hear how I can help you, hit me up with an email and ask me anything!       Tel: 07947 643485

Anna Lukala Photography

Portrait photographer

Lifestyle photographer

Advertising photographer

London, Southend on Sea, Leigh on Sea, Essex, UK, Finland, 

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