Spanish photographer Miguel Candela specializes humanitarian and social issues in Southern Asia region where he has worked with different international NGOs.
Photography opened him into news horizons and value our present as a historical event.
Miguel has been awarded with numerous international awards such as Prix de la Photographie (Px3) contest for Best new talent, International Photography Awards (IPA): 1st place for Photo Essay & Feature Story, winner of the Photon Festival scholarship among others.
His photographs have been featured in Time, The Guardian, Bloomberg, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, El País, CNN, Asian Geographic, La Repubblica, Spiegel, South China Morning Post (SCMP), Anadolu news agency, European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) among others.
2018 - Hong Kong Press Photographers Association (HKPPA), 2017 - The Balkan Photo Awards, 2015 - The Andrei Stenin International Photography Awards, 2014 - Sony World Photography Awards, 2012 - SocialDocumentary.net: Winner , 2012 - Prix De La Photographie (px3), 2011 - International Photography Awards (IPA), 2011 - "Zoom-in on poverty" photo contest, 2011 - Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation, 2011 - Photon Festival Scholarship
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Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests
Riot police fire tear gas at protesters during the protest. Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched in central Hong Kong in yet another round of anti-government demonstration. Riot police has used tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters despite the fact that the police force has been widely criticized by the public for their disproportionate use of force against the protesters in past demonstrations triggered by the controversial extradition bill put forward by the Hong Kong government.
Hong Kong Hungry Ghost Month Festival
A man taking uses his smartphone during the festivities.
According to the Chinese beliefs, during this month, the gates from different worlds open and the deceased's ghosts would walk freely among the living.