Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia
Rodrigo is an independent photographer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He produces professional-quality images and multimedia in Indonesia, Asia and the world.
Specialties: Editorial photography and video, Humanitarian photography and video, Travel photography and video, Corporate photography and video.
Rodrigo has worked as a studio assistant for war photographer James Nachtwey (TIME magazine) in New York. In 2006, he attended a workshop with Gary Knight (VII Photo) in Argentina, which resulted in the publication of a collective book.
His editorial photography has been published in Cambio (Mexico), EFE (Spain), the Financial Times (United Kingdom), GlobalPost (USA), The Huffington Post (USA), the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), WirtschaftsWoche (Germany), Transit (Japan) and Vice Magazine (USA), among others. Rodrigo Ordóñez is also a contributor to Getty Images and a freelance photographer for The Wall Street Journal (USA).
His list of NGO and UN clients includes the American Red Cross, CARE, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Save the Children, UNICEF and the World Economic Forum.
He has produced corporate photography for commercial clients such as KONE and Showtime.
Rodrigo is a professional member of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA).
Rodrigo is trilingual in English, French, and Spanish. He speaks and writes intermediate Bahasa Indonesia and Haitian Creole.
Through his images, Rodrigo seeks to shed light on underreported issues. He applies his academic training and field experience to deliver world-class documentary and editorial stories. His work benefits from his diverse international background in communication, journalism and humanitarian aid. Through his career, he has lived in four continents.
Rodrigo holds a bachelor's degree in journalism (Bilbao, Spain & Worcester, UK) and a master's degree in international relations from The Fletcher School (Tufts University, USA).
- Audio capture
- Video capture
- Video editing
Indonesia: Local food production in Java
Assignment for Oxfam Australia about community leader Suparjiyem and locally produced food in Gunung Kidul district, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia, 2013
Niger: Sahel food crisis
Portraits of mothers/grandmothers, their children/grandchildren, and the food they consume, in Niger, 2012