«There is an aggression implicit in every use of the camera»
Susan Sontag, On Photography, 1977
Not so with Mirjam Kluka. Being photographed by her means gaining a new friend.
The Swiss photographer with Czech origin takes pictures of what she loves most: people. Her compassion and warm and winning personality allow an atmosphere on set, which enables unique pictures giving proof of profound trust. Simultaneously, she is obsessed by the quest for capturing the perfect moment and goes to great lengths and into finest details to reach this goal. Empathy and perfection form the basis of her photography, the result is the best possible interpretation of truth and essence.
Mirjam Kluka, born 1981 in Aarau, Switzerland, is an independent photographer specialized in portrait, beauty and fashion, working and living in Hamburg and Zurich.