José Cendón, born in 1974, Spanish, studied economic science, journalism, and cinema before turning to a profession in journalism. From 2002 he has worked mainly in Africa, but also in South America and the Middle East.
He is now based in Dakar from where he covers the West African region, combining photo assignments for different clients and video for Al Jazeera English Channel.
His work has appeared in major publications, including The Atlantic Magazine, Time Magazine, Newsweek, The New York Times, Stern, Internazionale, Leica World Magazine and others.
He has won the World Press Photo Awards, Pictures of the Year , Leica Oskar Barnack, Best of Photojournalism, China International Press Photo contest and Ortega y Gasset.
His photographs have been the object of several solo and group exhibitions all around the world.
- Breaking news
- Video capture
- Video editing