Juan Torres

Photographer @ Anadolu Agency

Juancho is a Colombian photographer whose images explore social inequality and human-right issues. He studied Photojournalism at the New York Institute of Photography (NYIP) and Social Communication and Journalism at Politécnico... read on
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Reporter, Documentary, News, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Humanitarian, Assignments
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Primary clients: Positive Magazine in Italy, Newsweek, Las Dos Orillas Magazine, DW News, Daily Mail, Internazionale
Coverage Regions: Latin America USA & Canada
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Years of experience: 3 to 5
Juancho is a Colombian photographer whose images explore social inequality and human-right issues. He studied Photojournalism at the New York Institute of Photography (NYIP) and Social Communication and Journalism at Politécnico Gran Colombiano in Colombia.

He works as a photojournalist for Anadolu Agency currently based in Colombia and South America, covering news, editorial, Stock-Photo archive collection include coverage of a wide variety of environmental, economic, social, politic, cultural and religious issues. I


EDUCATION

2016 : Social Communications and Journalist at Politecnico Gran Colombiano, BogotaD.C, Colombia  
2004 : Attendance at the LCI Graphic Design Institute , Bogota D.C, Colombia.
2013: Completed Photojournalism Course NYIP , New York City, N.Y.
2009: Photography at Zona Cinco “Escuela de Fotografia y Cine” Bogota D.C, Colombia.
2010: Product and Commercial Photography at Skylight College Bogota D.C, Colombia.
2017: Workshop “Arauca Documental” with Federico Rios Escobar and Juan Miguel Alvarez Photo-Documentary, Arauca, Colombia.
2017: Workshop “Nuqui documental” with Federico Rios Escobar Photo-Documentary, Nuqui-Choco, Colombia.

EMPLOYMENT

2017- Present Photojournalist at Anadolu Agency Spanish in Colombia
2014 Distributed Photographer for Images Live  Agency “International Photomedia” in the USA and Latin America (Ecuador, Brazil, Peru) Indigenous Projects and Colombian Post conflict .  
2016 Joined the Colombian Documentary Collective “Fundacion Cine Social” as a Photojournalist Teacher and DOP of Documentary Projects.
2008 Present: Freelance photographer and documentary Journalist.

SELECTED AWARDS / GRANTS
2012 Recipient of Department of Culture and Arts Lake George “Photography “The Subway ” .  
2010 Selected as an Emerging Talent for Reportage by International Photomedia.  
2013 NYIP ­â€ Deeper Perspective Nominee. New York, USA
2019 New York Times Portfolio Review
2019 2nd Place "News" POY Latam, Pictures of the Year Latinoamérica

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
 
PUBLICATIONS:
The Guardian
Positive Magazine
Brooklyn Eagle
New York World
VICE magazine (USA)
Naples Daily News
The Start News
Queens Latino, Press & Sun-Bulletin
The Saratogian
Daily Messenger, among others.