Luca Sola was born in Collestatte Piano (Umbria, Italy) in 1977. Documentary photographer, he studied Contemporary Literature at Perugia University and took the Photojournalism Master Course at ISFCI in Rome. Professional photojournalist since 2007, his work is focused on social, humanitarian and geopolitical subjects with particular reference to Africa and Middle East. His works appear in the main newspapers and magazines, both Italian and international such as Time Magazine, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, Vanity Fair, Esquire Russia, Sonntags Blick, Internazionale, L'Espresso, Panorama, IL24, Sport Week, Io Donna, The Observer, Daily Mail, The Independent, The Guardian, Le Courrier International, East and many more. He is assignment photographer for several NGO's and UN agencies such MSF, Oxfam, IOM, WFP. His first book, "Libia/Appunti di Guerra" (2012 Postcart Edizioni) is based on his work about Libya civil war. Solo and group exhibitions in Rome, Venice, New York, Paris, Edinburgh, San Diego, Seoul and Toronto. Currently based in Johannesburg, he is represented for editorial work by Contrasto Agency and for exhibition and fine art prints by All Around Art and Aphaia Gallery.