We tell the important stories

We are creators who deliver visual journalism projects in cooperation with both commercial and non-commercial partners. We have over 20 years’ experience and, over that time, have won many prestigious awards.


Aleppo: Open Again

A visual journalism project (unique in the Czech Republic) mapping life in post-war Aleppo. Through words, figures, photographs, videos, and data it shows all that needs to be done to get the city back on its feet. 1st prize in the News and Reportage category,...

That Second Life

This vividly narrative book offers an up-close portrayal of the lives of Czech soldiers on foreign missions. The emotive texts, full of true stories and experiences, are complemented by compelling photographs of places where, other than professional soldiers, few...

Three Friends

Refugees are often depicted as lazy parasites waiting for handouts from host countries. In reality a high percentage of young Syrian refugees are working children. These portraits of three friends were taken in the al Husn refugee camp in Jordan. 1st prize in the...


‘Wagoners’ are children and youths who climb onto the wagons standing at deserted railway stations, risking severe burns as a result of their ignorance. They put their lives in danger on these wagons, usually in the hope of merely being acknowledged on social...

About us


Jarmila Štuková

Since 2005, Jarmila has focused on countries impacted by war, poverty, or social problems. She has documented child prostitution in Ethiopia, the life of the socially disadvantaged in Sierra Leone, the Haiti earthquake, acid attacks in India, girls victim to breast ironing in Cameroon, violence against women in Afghanistan, and the war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, as well as other topics. She also works with respected authors on prevention and photographic campaigns illustrating the life of the disabled, be they Paralympic athletes or burns victims. She has won twelve awards in the Czech Press Photo competition.

We also carry out non-profit projects funded by the Lonely Base association

LONELYBASE z.s. manages non-profit projects in the Czech Republic and abroad. The association is currently engaged in activities associated with burns, primarily via the internet platform, Burn Fighters. It also works with the non-profit organisation, Bolíto, in the area of prevention and assistance to child burns and scalding victims.


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