Lucas Schifres (from Paris, France) is an editorial, corporate, and portrait photographer specialized in China. A Chinese speaker, he has a master's degree in journalism.
Lucas Schifres received the National Headliner Award for Feature Photography from the Press Club of Atlantic City in 2007. His photos were shown at Perpignan's photo festival, Visa pour l'Image, in 2010.
As a photojournalist, Lucas has traveled to more than 40 countries. He covered Shanghai World Expo in 2010, Beijing Olympics in 2008, the political unrest in Tibet in 2008, and many more news stories. His photos have been published in the world's leading media including Time, Newsweek, New York Times, L’Express, Le Monde, Paris-Match, Figaro Magazine, and VSD. He has had photo exhibitions in Paris, Shanghai, and Prague.
Lucas' book Looking into the eyes of Made in China will come out of the press in autumn 2013. See first gallery for samples. Send me an e-mail to pre-order a copy of the book.
Lucas is currently based in Paris and will relocate to China in 2014. He accepts assignment in China, Asia, and Europe.