Ramiro Aguilar Villamarí­n

Photographer / Videographer / Documentarist / Based in Ecuador

Ramiro Aguilar Villamarín is a documentary photographer based in Quito, Ecuador. Since 2018 he has been a member of the Asociación de Fotografos Ecuatorianos (AFE) and a collaborator of EverydayAmazon , part of... read on
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Videographer, Researcher, Reporter, Politics, Travel, Video Editor, Still Life, Environment, Science, History, Photo Assistant, Documentary, Multimedia, News, Creative, Video, Photo Editor, Photography, Portraiture, Culture, Director of Photography, Journalist Investigative, Freelance, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Humanitarian, Life, Educator, Conservationist, Visual Communications , Film Editor, Multimedia Journalist
Skills: Research, Translator, Audio Recording, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, Photo Editing, Photojournalism, Retouching, Video Editing
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Focused on Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Videographer, Researcher, Reporter, Politics, Travel, Video Editor, Still Life, Environment, Science, History, Photo Assistant, Documentary, Multimedia, News, Creative, Video, Photo Editor, Photography, Portraiture, Culture, Director of Photography, Journalist Investigative, Freelance, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Humanitarian, Life, Educator, Conservationist, Visual Communications , Film Editor, Multimedia Journalist
Skilled at Research, Translator, Audio Recording, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premier, Photo Editing, Photojournalism, Retouching, Video Editing
Coverage Regions: Latin America
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Years of experience: 6 to 10
Ramiro Aguilar Villamarín is a documentary photographer based in Quito, Ecuador. Since 2018 he has been a member of the Asociación de Fotografos Ecuatorianos (AFE) and a collaborator of EverydayAmazon, part of EverydayProjects.

His work has focused on culture, memory, social movements, indigenous peoples and human rights in Ecuador. He has worked as photojournalist for independent digital media and as videographer for the national newspaper El Comercio. Since last year he has worked for the UNHCR covering several assignments and since August 2021 he has joined the International Organization for Migrations (OIM) Office in Ecuador as audiovisual assistant.

His work and approach to image and audiovisual is based on strict humanitarian ethical principles. He seeks to make evident the value or revalue the human groups who portraits, opposing any victimizing or discriminatory treatment nor approach. His position is critical towards the traditional representations of gender and minorities, excluded, racialized or marginalized groups. His aim is to use photography as a medium and tool for social change and justice.