Born in Berlin in 1979, Julia graduated from the University of the Arts, London, UK, in 2003, with a BA in Film & Video Studies. First based in Berlin, then London and now Amsterdam, she worked as a spark on feature films, tv shows and commercials. After a year in Cape Town working for a production company in 2008 she started shifting gears to concentrate solely on photography. Aside from her commercial work Julia devotes her time to her personal projects, which take her across the world in search of people who need a voice.
2013 - GUP New Dutch Photography Talent, 2013 - LensCulture Exposure Awards, 2014 - New York Photo Festival @ PhotoWorld, 2015 - Kuala Lumpur International Photo Award, 2015 - Moscow International Photo Awards, 2015 - New York Photo Festival @ The Last Picture Show, 2016 - Head On Portrait Prize, 2016 - Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Exhibition, 2016 - FC Barcelona Photo Awards, 2017 - Head On Portrait Prize, 2017 - Felix Schoeller Photo Award
The Black Mambas
The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, Balule Nature Reserve, South Africa, 2015