i love writing in lowercase.

i have pink hair (well, mostly).

i am very visual.

and i love people.


in 2013, we - that is two daughters, one husband and me - said farewell to our life in germany. since then, we’ve been busy digging our roots in a city that never ceases to fascinate and inspire, a city i've come to love. l.a. is home now and it’s palm-lined streets, vast beaches and diverse neighborhoods are my office.

you never know what lies around the next corner - when we lived in germany, i was a director for television documentaries and children’s programming. having worked with people all of my life, i grew to love telling stories about them. i consider story-telling as one of my strengths, and it's how i approach photography.

moving to the u.s. allowed me to re-invent myself. people told me that they loved my pictures and encouraged me to follow that path. and that’s what i did.


diana feil photography

i am a lifestyle people photographer. with a documentary approach. i am a passionate and patient observer. my style? natural light which gives my images a candid edge. plus high contrast and deep blacks. look closer at my images, and you’ll notice that i almost always work with a small depth of field, meaning only part of the picture is in focus, emphasizing the subject while de-emphasizing the background.


and i love to play with the uber amazing californian light!

awards received:

ai-ap american photography 36 2020

portrait of humanity, british journal of photography 2020

#ICPconcerned, International Center of Photography 2020

off the clock, american photographic artists 2020

finalist family documentary awards 2020

voice magazine image collection 2019

untitled 2019, american photographic artists 2019

off the clock, american photographic artists 2017

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