Ciril Jazbec

As a kid I dreamed of becoming a photographer for National Geographic. Then I forgot all about it. I’ve been working as a contributing photographer for National Geographic Magazine since 2014. So much for childhood dreams ever being naive.

Ciril Jazbec is a documentary photographer born in Slovenia in 1987. Before moving to London he studied Management in Ljubljana. He obtained his master’s degree in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication.

He has been working as a contributing photographer for National Geographic Magazine since 2014. His work is focused on communities that are confronted by the effects of globalisation and climate change.

For his work he was awarded – the winner of Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2013, the winner at Photo Folio Review Les Rencontres d’Arles 2013, the winner of Magnum 30 under 30 2015, PDN’30 New and emerging photographers to watch 2016, Pictures of the Year International 2018, the winner of VISURA grant 2018, the winner of Tokyo International Photography Competition 2020 etc.

His work has been featured in – National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times, GEO, Der Spiegel, Neu Zürcher Zeitung, Leica Fotografie International, Wired UK, British Journal of Photography, Smithsonian Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, Der Spiegel, Stern etc.