Manel Quiros (1984). Documentary Photographer from Barcelona (Spain) based in the United Kingdom since 2010. Studied professional photography at the University of Valencia and Visual Communication and Photojournalism in Edinburgh and Glasgow. He has collaborated with; CC ONG, Naya Nagar ONGD, Red Cross Spain, Red Cross Burkinabe, UNHCR (The United Nations Refugee Agency) and WFP (World Food Programme). His dedication to documentary photography has been developed in several European countries, and also in countries such as; Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Thailand and Cambodia. He works professionally on long photographic editorial projects.
- Awards and recognitions: In 2017 He was nominated in 2017 to the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. He was awarded at the MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards) a second place in the categories of both ‘Book: Documentary’ and ‘Editorial: Photo Essay’, third place in the category of ‘People: Children’ and first place in the category of ‘People: Life Style’. Overall, in the broader category ‘People’, he was awarded third place. In the Fine Art Photography Awards he was a nominee in the categories of ‘Photojournalism’ and ‘Open Theme’. He was also a finalist in the International Portrait Photography Award ‘Shoot the Face’, as well as receiving honourable mentions from the Monochrome Awards in the categories of ‘Portrait’, ‘People’ and ‘Photojournalism’.