Sebastian Castañeda

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Sebastian Castaneda was born in Lima in 1970. He graduated from law school at the University of Lima in 1999, and since 2002, is dedicated to photography. Working as a photojournalist in El... read on
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Biography

Sebastian Castaneda was born in Lima in 1970. He graduated from law school at the University of Lima in 1999, and since 2002, is dedicated to photography. Working as a photojournalist in El Comercio to 2014. Sebastian has done assignments throughout Latin America as well as in Canada, USA In the Middle East it has covered Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. Currently working with news agencies AFP, AP, EFE and Turkish Anadolu Agency. The main stories are covering the war in Iraq in 2014, the Syrian armed conflict in 2013, Lebanon in 2013, the 2012 elections in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez's funeral in 2013, the Dakar Rally in their editions 2012 and 2013, the 2007 earthquake in Peru, the earthquake in Chile in 2010, the earthquake in Ecuador in 2016, Voodoo ceremonies in Haiti in 2010 and 2011, Occupy Wall Street in New York in 2011, terrorism in Peru. The procession of San Lazaro and the social situation in Cuba,  the pilgrimage of the Lord Cautivo de Ayabaca in Peru.


AWARDS 

2010 PhotoEspaña Managua 

2012 Father Urias-El Comercio. 

2103 Father Urias-El Comercio. 

2013 SIP Photography Collective Prize 

2014 POYi Picture of the Year, Feature Picture Story-Award of Excellence 

2014 Photography Award SIP Honorable Mention- 

2014 Honorable Mention International Photography Awards-IPA 

2014-Space Time UPAO Honorable Mention- 

2014 IPYS Finalist National Journalism Award, 

2015 POYi Picture of the Year, Feature Picture Story-Award of Excellence 

2015 Photo Award Nomination Prize ExcellencePrix Pictet 

2015 POYLatam Picture of the Year Latinamerica 1st place category celebrations and traditions. 

2015 Humanity Photo Awards Performance Awards-Traditional Rites. 

2015 Humanity Photo Awards Performance Awards-Festivities. 

2015 Honorable Mention Int. Photography Awards-IPA Category War / Conflict-Childrens of Iraq. 

2015 Honorable Mention Int. Photography Awards-IPA Category Culture-Refuge of the Soul. 

2015 Honorable Mention Int.Photography Awards-IPA Category Culture-Takanakuy 

2015 Latin American Photography Contest "The Works and Days" Winner-Labor Conflicts 

2015 Honorable Mention People-Culture Moscow International Photo Awards 

2016 HIPA Merit Medal 

2016 Honorable Mention People-Culture Moscow International Photo Awards 

2016 Honorable Mention Editorial-Environmental Moscow International Photo Awards 

2016 Latin America Photography 5 Winners 

2016 Prix de la Photographie Paris Honorable Mention Refuge of the Soul. 

2016 Honorable Mention Int. Photography Awards-IPA War / Conflict-TumacoThe Invisible Threat 

2016 Honorable Mention Int. Photography Awards-IPA Environmental Illegal mining 

2016 3rd place Int. Photography Awards-IPA Category People Culture Qoyllu Riti. 

2016 Latin American Fotografía 5 

2017 SONY Current Affairs & News Honorable Mention