Luke Schmidt started his career as a portrait and landscape photographer, then in 2019, after shooting Da Beauty League down in Edina, MN, he became the Team Photographer for St. Cloud State University Men’s Hockey. In 2021, Luke started shooting for Bauer Hockey, which then helped him become a Live Social Contributor for the NHL, specifically photographing the Minnesota Wild.
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.
Sony Alpha A1
Sony Alpha A9
Sony 85mm f/1.8
Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8
Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G-Master II
Rokinon 14mm f/2.8
Sartell, MN 56377