Interior architect. Master's degree in creative photography at the University of Catalonia.
In 2018, Diego Orlando won the International Photography Awards (IPA) for "La mirada de Goya". An artistic work produced out over two years in different settings in the Province of Girona. In it, the artist depicts the subjugation of Spanish women to the strict religion of the 19th century.
This photographic series won two prizes. One in the category of fine arts and the other in books.
Since 2018, he has been producing the series "Saints and Mantillas". In this artistic work; the photographer shows a contemporary view of the life of martyrs and virgins of Christian culture.
Once again, in 2020, Diego Orlando wins the International Photography Awards (IPA). This time, he received the "Honourable Mention" for the series "Malleus Meleficarum", in the same category: fine arts.
He was recently nominated for the International Fine Art Awards -FAPA- 2021.
Besides the awards received. Diego has exhibited at the Los Angeles Museum of Photography and at the Millepiani Gallery in Rome.
Now, he is preparing to take part in the editions of:
the Florence Art Biennale (Oct 23 - 31, 2021)
the London Art Biennale (Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2021) and
the Manchester 2020 VR Exhibition (Jun 20 - Jul 20, 2021)
The artist's work reflects the masterpieces of pictorialist photography, painting and illustration. These include the pictorialists Robert Demachy, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Josep Maria Casals Ariet, Gertrude Käsebier and Clarence Hudson Whiteen. As well as, the masters Francisco de Goya, Ignacio Zuloaga, J-A-D Ingres, Eugène Delacroix, Alfons Mucha and Victor Horta. Also the photographers Anna Lou "Annie" Leibovitz and Antony Armstrong-Jones.