Luke Schmidt started his career as a portrait photographer and in 2019 became the Team Photographer for St. Cloud State University and Cathedral High School men’s hockey. His work shooting NHL players for the annual Minnesota Da Beauty League helped earn him this position.
Luke’s story-telling technique through his photography has earned him the respect of players and coaches. He captures the emotion, action, perseverance, triumph, heartbreak, blood, sweat and tears that reveal every team’s true strength and character. As a former hockey player that won the 2019 Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament for St. Cloud Cathedral, he brings a unique perspective and experience that naturally captures the unexpected and unseen moments that can only come from his personal knowledge and love for photography.
Luke is also a portrait photographer known for his amazing lighting techniques and unique concepts that make breath-taking images. His easy-going personality and passion for making each person feel special, makes it easy for anyone to work with him.
Camera: Sony Alpha A9 / Canon 5D Mk III
Portrait Lens: Sony 85mm f/1.8 / Sigma 24-70 f/2.8
Sports Lens: Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 G2
Landscape Lens: Rokinon 14mm f/2.8
Flash: Flashpoint Zoom TTL R2
Gimbal: DJI Ronin SC
Other Equipment: Arsenal Camera Assistant
Magmod Flash Kit
Sartell, MN 56377