Lola & Pani’s approach is rooted in documentary photography and focuses on sentimental narratives that provide an authentic, personal insight into the worlds of whom they are photographing.

Lola Paprocka is a self-taught photographer, curator and founder of Palm* Studios, an independent publishing house showcasing the work of photographers and artists. Lola is a visiting lecturer at LCC and LCF in London.

Pani Paul grew up in the Northern Rivers region of Australia. He studied photography in Melbourne before moving to London in 2009.

Lola & Pani work across the fields of documentary, portraiture & fashion photography.

Instagram – @lola.pani


Palm Studios
18 Idmiston Road
E151RG London

Selected Clients & Magazines

POP Magazine, i-D Magazine, Arena Homme +, Fantastic Man, M Le magazine du Monde, New York Times, FT Weekend, Homme Plisse Issey Miyake, New Yorker, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Sandro and Levis.


Bumps (2024)
Studio Portraits 2015-2020 (2020)
Northern Rivers (2018)
Palm Book (2018)
Ed Forbis (2017)
Blokovi: Novi Beograd ( 2016)
Mile End (2015)
Tattoo Kids 1987-1997 (2014)


Belfast Photo Festival – Shortlist 2022
Lodz Grand Prix Fotofestiwal – Finalists 2019
Pani Paul – Bloom Publishing “Open” winner 2018
Lola Paprocka – Unveil’d Photobook Award winner 2016

Workshops and Talks

School of Visual Arts New York – Talk ,March 2022
Falmouth University- Talk, November 2021
The Photographers Gallery – Book Publishing Talk September 2021
Plymouth University – Portfolio Review June 2021
LCC- Workshop London, April 2021
Falmouth University – Talk, June 2020
London Southbank University – Talk, May 2019
Unveil’d Talks: Photography & Publishing Now – Centrespace Gallery Bristol, April 2018
Co-curator at If You Leave Showcase 2017
Cambridge University Photographic Society – Talk, 2017
New Contemporaries Talk Series – Plymouth University March 2017
New East Photo Weekend Panel talk – Calvert 22 December 2016
Huck Magazine Photo Workshop – 71A Gallery, July 2016

Solo Exhibitions

Northern Rivers – Hempstead May Gallery, London, February 2020
Northern Rivers – Miejsce przy Miejscu 14, Tiff Festival, Wroclaw, August 2018
Unveil’d Presents: Lola Paprocka – Centrespace Gallery, Bristol, April 2018
Ed Forbis. The Printspace London, June 2017
Blokovi: Novi Beograd, 71A Gallery, London May 2016
Mile End, 71A Gallery, London November 2015

Selected Group Exhibitions

Dust Off, Photobook Cafe, London November 2022
Stoned, The Old Vic, Cornwall June 2022
Paper Journal, Webber Gallery, London August 2018
Wild at Heart, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, March 2018
Vice Photo Issue Show, NYC, September 2016
33hrs/IPF – Sydney, Australia, November 2015
Photo Prize IPF – Melbourne, Australia, November 2015
Tiff Festival – BWA, Wroclaw, Poland, September 2015
IPF- Melbourne, Australia, November 2014
FFF, Paris, July 2014
GMB, 71A Gallery, London, April 2014
GMB – Monday Week Gallery, Melbourne January 2014