Mette Lampcov is a freelance documentary photographer from Denmark, and is currently based in Los Angeles. 
She studied fine art in London, England and after moving to the United States 13 years ago, studied  photography and journalism at UCLA. 
Her personal work includes projects about violence against women around the world and undocumented migrant workers in California. 
She is currently concentrating on long term project about the climate crisis, a photographic account of 
how climate change is affecting the people and landscape of California, she has worked extensively on drought, flooding,
 wildfires and tree morality and public health issues connected to climate change.

"We are facing an existential threat to ourselves and our environment, and we need stories to understand the scope and breadth of the issues"

This project was part of a 3 year mentorship at Anderson Ranch with Ed Kashi and James Estrin.-


She is an 2018 Adobe Rising Stars of Photography.

Her work has appeared in:

-  The Guardian - Toxic America- Children are being poisoned’: California moms lead the way to pesticide ban.
-  The Phoblographer - Featured, interview and podcast about on going project Water To Dust
-  New York Times - California today Heat wave's triple treat.
-  BuzzFeed News -California's Trees Are Dying At A Catastrophic Rate.
-  Society Foundation Instagram - UN violence against women 16th Nov.
-  Buzzfeed - This is what it's like to live with toxic tap water in California
-  Sydney Morning Herald Good Weekend Magazine
-  Photographers Forum Article 
-  Malibu Magazine - We Need To Talk

Exhibitions
- Johns Hopkins University Feb 2018 - Part of 15 Stories of Hope, Change and Justice- 2018
- Patton-Malott Gallery, Colorado Aug 21- 2018
- ICP - taking in Images -2018

Exhibitions with  @everydayclimatechnage 
- Docudays UA, International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Kiev- 
- Noorderlicht Fotogalerie in Groningen 2017
- HollandStreet level Gallery Glasgow 2018 - Scotland 
- St. Andrews Photo Festival Scotland -2019
- Centro Culturale G, Verdi - Segrate- Italy. 2019
- ImagOrbetello Tuscany - july/aug-  2019


Presentation and talks
-Soho House West Hollywood - Water to Dust:  A visual story of water and climate change in California.


She is fluent in Spanish, Danish and English.

-awards-
-Iphone award 2nd place
-IPA 2015 One Shot: Home Honorable Mention
-IPA 2014 Honorable Mention-People
-IPA 2013 Honorable Mention-Editorial

Mette Lampcov Photography

Mette Lampcov is a freelance documentary photographer from Denmark, and is currently based in the greater Los Angeles area.
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