A woman uses an umbrella to shelter herself from the strong midday sun in the streets of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, on December 27, 2014.
(Photo: Rodrigo Ordóñez)

Last month I was in Cuba at a very interesting time, just days after the U.S. announced the progressive restoration of diplomatic relations with the Caribbean country. That was indeed the topic that came up in virtually every conversation. Cuba is ...Read More

Photo Face-Off Indonesia

The Indonesia episode of Photo Face-Off, in which I participated as a guest judge, will air tonight, October 7, on History Asia. So if you want to catch up my three ephemeral minutes of limited fame and if you are in ...Read More

Photo Face-Off

I was honored (and it was fun!) to be a guest judge for the Indonesia episode of Photo Face-Off, a new TV show where Justin Mott competes against amateur photographers around Asia. The show is produced by A+E Networks Asia ...Read More

Jakarta governor Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo, the presidential candidate of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), waves from his car after casting his ballot at the polling station in Taman Suropati in Menteng, Central Jakarta, on July 9, 2014. 
Indonesia is the world's third-largest democracy and home to around 240 million people. The elections on July 9, 2014 mark the third direct presidential elections since former dictator Suharto was overthrown in 1998.

Photographs of today's Indonesian presidential elections are available for editorial use. You can buy and download them directly on the links below. Or you can contact Rodrigo if you need more details. Read More

Haiti's National Palace

This year I will be spending several months in Haiti, working primarily for the Red Cross but also available for selected photography and video assignments. Coming to the Caribbean is a big change of scene. It's pretty much in the antipodes ...Read More

Latifa, 8, poses for a photograph at her home in Saran Maradi, Niger.

One of my photos from last year in Niger was used for the month of August in CARE's wall calendar, which is a good excuse to talk about that image and the related series of portraits. Read More

Indonesia independence day, 2009

Today Indonesia celebrates the 68th anniversary of the country's declaration of independence, in 1945. To celebrate this day, here are some photographs of the Independence Day parade in Jakarta, in August 2009. Dirgahayu Republik Indonesia! Selamat ulang tahun ke-68! Read More

ThePhotoCloser listing

I am happy to announce that my work is now represented by photography agent Frank Meo, also known as The Photo Closer. I am the only photographer in Southeast Asia listed in his directory website, in the Documentary, Editorial, Photojournalism and ...Read More

I just returned from holidays in Europe. After spending two and a half weeks in the company of friends and family in Spain and breathing the fresh air of the Swiss mountains, it takes some readjustment to ease back into ...Read More

A newspaper vendor in Bath, UK

These days, it's unusual for new printed media to be born. But when they do, they follow a long-standing tradition, going back to the age of the very first newspapers, when they were barely one-page lampoons handed out at the ...Read More