São Paulo, São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Brazil
Ricardo Teles is a freelance photographer, born in Porto Alegre, southern Brazil. He has been working in Sao Paulo since 1994 as a photojournalist, who contributed to the Estado de Sao Paulo Group, agency and newspapers, from 1996 to 2000.
Nowadays, as a freelance, his work has been published in several national and international magazines, such as Der Spiegel (Germany) and National Geographic Brazil.
The photographer is a member of the Focus agency, Germany, for which he has covered several stories in Latin America.
Published books: “Saga–A Portrait of German Settlements in Brazil” (1998), which received the Martius Staden Award and the “Terras de Preto – stories of nine rural afro communities in Brazil” (2004), that received the Ayrton Senna Human Rights Prize of Journalism.
2015 - POY LATAM (Picture of the year Latin America), 2014 - 1st Prize Sony Award in the Travel category, 2004 - Ayrton Senna Human Rights Prize of Journalism.
- Audio capture
- Breaking news
- Video capture
The Other Side
Works about African countries that had an impact in the relations between Brazil and Africa: Angola, Benin, Congo, Ghana, Mozambique, Senegal and Togo. This is an ongoing project approved and encouraged by the law of cultural incentive, organized by Auana publishing company.