Omar Marques is a Portuguese freelance photojournalist from northwest Portugal. He works for several news agencies on editorial and commercial assignments and has his own studio in Krakow, Poland. In addition to providing news coverage around Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans, he works on personal long-term projects.
Omar’s photographs have been published in The Times, The New York Times, CNBC, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, Paris Match, Le Point, Newsweek Poland, Peninsula Qatar, La Croix, among others. He has presented his work during photography workshops and summer schools, including those organised by the Europaeum network based in Oxford, Jagiellonian University in Poland, and Sofia University in Bulgaria.
As Omar is always on the run and suffers from the chronic decease “press the shutter”, he looks forward to establishing cooperation, partnerships, and exploring the most remote places in the planet.
2016 - Black & White Photography 94 edition, 2016 - Black & White Photography 100 edition, 2016 - World Street Photography Awards 2016 , 2015 - Seeing things in things photo competition
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