Nacho Calonge

 PHOTOGRAPHER


Work Experience  


Advertising agency Villanueva & Calonge. 1995-1998. 

  • In these years, I worked as a publicity photographer in an own agency with my partner Fernando Villanueva. We carried out advertising campaigns for different clients such as museums, cultural organizations, vineyards, clothes shops, etc.  
 Work as a free-lance photographer. From 1998 to the present.

- Travel photography. 

  • I have been doing travel photography in more than twenty countries. India, Vietnam, Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Italy, etc. My photographs have been published in the following media: Altaïr, Viajes National Geographic Spain, Turismo Rural, Rutas del Mundo, Lugares (Argentina), National Geographic Spain.
- Documentary photography. 

  • I have made features for the following magazines and information agencies: Efe Agency Spain. Daily press work in the province of Ciudad Real (Spain)l. Associated Press Agency in Bolivia, where I collaborated as a free-lance in the "gas war", also during the national elections won by Evo Morales in 2005. XLSemanal, photographic reports during 2001 and 2002. International Labor Organization (United Nations), I collaborated with this organization doing a feature on child labor in Peru. In addition, my work has been published in some Spanish media such as: Planeta Humano, Interviú, La Vanguardia.
- Press office of the annual summer courses of the Complutense University Madrid. From 2005 to 2019.
 
  • Realization of photographic reports, portraits of invited guests to the courses (Nobel prize winners, politicians, artists, scientists, etc.) and graphic follow-up of the courses. These photographs are send to the media, newspapers, information agencies, etc. Also, to develop the Complutense University web page.
- Pilot of RPA's (drones). Since March 2016. 

  • In 2016, I obtained my certification as an advanced drone pilot and I’m registered as an operator in AESA. I can fly with quadrocopters of up to 5 kg, using this technology for video and photography.
Videos for news agencies. 

  • Since 2021, I have been working with the news agencies Ruptly and France-Press, shooting videos.

Stock photography agency.

  • My image archive is represented by the English agency Alamy.

Alamy. Nacho Calonge


Work with art centers and museums    

  • "Zoology". Science Museum. Milan, Italy 1994.       
  • "Chiapas". Library of Castilla-La Mancha. Toledo. Spain. 1995.
  • "Ruta del Quijote" Juarez Theater, Guanajuato, Mexico. 1996.       
  • "Diary on board" CEX Exhibition Center. Ciudad Real. Spain. 1997       
  • "Chiapas" itinerant exhibition through villages of Castilla-La Mancha. Spain. 1998-1999.
  • "Images for dignity", collective, PhotoEspaña, annual International Photo Festival. Madrid. Spain.1999. 
  • "Child work". Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions of Madrid. Spain. 2000. 
  • "Zoology". Science Museum. Milan, Italy 1994.       
  • "Ruta del Quijote". University of Guanajuato, Mexico. 2005.
  • "Classic". Palace of Valparaiso, cultural center, Almagro. Spain. 2008. 
  • “Pelgrims”. Catharijneconvent Museum. Utrecht. The Netherlands. 2011

Academic Training        

  • Graduated in photography from the Art School of Valencia. 1989-1992 
  • Scholarship from Castilla-La Mancha to extend my photography studies at the European Institute of Milan (Italy) for one year. 1994.  
  • Seminars on photojournalism with authors such as Cristina García Rodero, Manuel Navia, Koldo Chamorro or John Kimmitch. 1995 to 2002.       
  • Certification as pilot of RPA's (drones). ATO Cinetic Plus. 2016