Articles about photography

Silvia Omedes

“Photojournalism must be touching and make you think”

We chatted with Silvia Omedes, founder of Photographic Social Vision, a non-profit entity has been promoting and developing the social value of documentary photography since 2001. A key figure to understand photojournalism from the second half of the 20th century.

Carlos Saura

Genius and Idol

Photography, film, painting, literature or theatre. A tireless worker, Carlos Saura doesn’t distinguish between artistic disciplines. These days, his name is clearly displayed in an exhibition dedicated to him by the Círculo de Bellas Artes, where this genius reveals his facet as a master of images.

Eugenio Recuenco

Shooting against the Current

Capturing reality with an almost painterly sensibility is part of Recuenco’s brilliance. Now, this photographer from Madrid explores his most personal universe from several angles. A compilation of one thousand and one photographs and a series are his proposal against the culture of immediacy, conformity and lack of freedom

Joana Biarnés

When Photojournalism Conquered Fashion

Joana Biarnés was Spain’s first woman photojournalist, one that turned a man’s trade upside down with her extraordinary eye and journalistic pulse. Until 22 December, the Centro de Arte de Tarragona, in partnership with the Photographic Social Vision Foundation, will hold the exhibition 'Joana Biarnés, street fashion', showcasing 88 unpublished images that provide a snapshot of Spanish fashion and society from the 60s and 70s.

Rafael Fabrés

The Visual Storyteller

A photographer and a reporter at the same time, Rafael Fabrés is finalising his book 'Cafuné', a heart-breaking work that documents the pacification years of the favelas of Rio de Janeiro and describes a hard and complex city during some key years for the future of the country. “I’m at a stage,” he says, “where I’m more interested in telling a story than in photography itself.”

La Movida

Portraits of a Revolution

Ouka Leele, Alberto García-Alix, Pablo Pérez-Mínguez and Miguel Trillo star in the photographic exhibition 'La Movida. Chronicle of A Turmoil. 1978-1988', which opens in Barcelona on 17 October.

Gervasio Sánchez

“In Photography, Every Day You Learn Something Different, Every Day You Start Anew”

We speak with Gervasio Sánchez, one of the most internationally-renowned Spanish photojournalists.

Javier Salas

With Salas You Always Look Great, Really Great

It’s time to reclaim one of Spain’s most established and talented photographers, probably one of today’s best portraitists. Hardened in many battles, Javier Salas is the one to call when a cover is meant to endure.

PHotoESPAÑA 2019

Things You Need To See

PHotoESPAÑA turns 22. This year, 296 photographers will show their work in 85 exhibitions spread over six cities. Here are a few essential visits in Madrid, Santander, Barcelona, ​​Zaragoza and Segovia.

Jesús Madriñán

A Nightly Beauty Hunter

Beauty, chaos and paradoxes on the dance floor to understand the youth of today, to understand himself. In 'Time Revealed', the Galician artist explores the nightlife of Rome and Madrid to capture the frenzy that produces as much exaltation as emptiness. PHotoESPAÑA takes him out of his night lab to exhibit his work.