About Julia Sellmann

Julia Sellmann is a portrait photographer engaging in editorial and commercial work worldwide, calling both Berlin and Cologne home.

She places the human experience at the center of her work, taking photos with a profound purpose – to tell stories that resonate with viewers on a deep and emotional level.

Management – USA

Management – Europe

Soothing Shade, Tatjana Bilger
+49 30 200 76 122


(23) Portraits
order here

Teaching Positions and Talks

2023 – 2024 University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund, "Editorial Portrait Photography", Teaching

2022 – 2023 University of Applied Sciences and Arts Bielefeld, "Portraits In Progress", Teaching

2022 Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, "Editorial Portrait Photography", Talk

2021 Ostkreuzschule fĂĽr Fotografie, "Ist das Fotojournalismus?", Panel Discussion

Code of Ethics

My team and I highly value the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion. We will not allow any form of discrimination based on race, gender, sexual orientation, body type, ability, religion, social class or age on our sets.


The Atlantic, Zeit Magazin, National Geographic, GQ, SZ Magazin, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Die Zeit, The Guardian, Monocle, Architectural Digest, Konfekt, Vice, Geo, Spiegel, Pitchfork, Stern, Focus, Brand Eins, Chrismon, Weltkunst, Capital, Business Punk, 11 Freunde, FAZ Quarterly


Airbnb, Google, Porsche, BMW, Lufthansa, Mercedes, VW, Oura, Postbank, Ergo, METRO, Deutsche Bahn, Aktion Mensch, Aeyde, Hyundai