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Ramon Vaquero

Vigo (Spain)-based professional photographer since the nineties.
From his studio performs works of advertising image, social, industrial, portrait, beauty and report. His clients include official institutions, public and private institutions, companies, brands, design studios, advertising agencies, producers and individuals. At the same time he develops personal photography as an author.

Many of them have been award-winning, shown in exhibitions and published internationally in countries such as Spain, Austria, Holland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Brazil, U.S.A. or Japan among others. His images have been Home of several Spanish and European journals, different books and catalogues.

He has taught courses and workshops in digital photography, processed and lighting, and has been selected as a jury member in several national and international photographic competitions.

AWARDS (Selection)

· Tokyo International photo Awards 2016, 1st Award absolute in Advertising professional category, (Japan)
· Tokyo International photo Awards 2016, Gold in professional photography of advertising / Beauty, (Japan)
· ND Awards 2016, Silver Star in professional photography of advertising / Beauty, (London, U.K.)
· ND Awards 2016, Mention of honor in Professional photography Fine Art, (London, U.K.)
· IPA 2016, Second Award in photography professional of advertising / Beauty, (The Angeles, U.S.A.)
· Gold Medal Trierenberg Super Circuit 2016, International contest, (Austria)
· Honorable mention Royal Photographic Society (10th Image Salon Delft 2016), Holland International I. Circuit 2016.
· Honorable mention FIAP (1St EPic Photo Salon 2016), Holland International Image Circuit 2016.
· National Award of Professional silver LUX photography 2015 , Fashion and Beauty category.
· FIAP Gold Medal, Festimatge Calella 2015 (Barcelona)
· Gold in beauty and fashion category, GRAPHIS Photography Annual 2014, (NY, U.S.A.)
· Honourable Mentions (two), Bristol International Salon of Photography 2014, (U.K.)
· CEF Golden Medal, Festimatge Calella 2014 (Barcelona)
· President Award, Medalla de Oro Holland International Image Circuit 2014.
· Honorable mention FIAP (9th Image Salon Delft 2014), Holland International Image Circuit 2014.
· Best participant in Color (Salon 7th Rainbow Challenge Rijen 2014) Holland International Image Circuit 2014.
· Encouragement Award FC Oldenzaal, Holland International Image Circuit 2014.
· Gold Medal Photo Art Championship 2013, International contest, (Austria)
· Bronze medal VOAV Trierenberg Super Circuit 2013, International contest, (Austria)
· Gold Medal of excellence Trierenberg Super Circuit 2010, International contest, (Austria)
· Silver Medal Photographic Society of America, Algarve International photo contest, 2009.
· Gold Medal of excellence Trierenberg Super Circuit 2008, International contest, (Austria)
· Gold Medal (Panorama photography) Trierenberg Super Circuit 2006, International contest, (Austria)
· Gold Medal (Digital photography) Trierenberg Super Circuit 2005, International contest, (Austria)
· Gold Medal (Color Slides) Austrian Super Circuit 2003, International contest.
· 2nd award Sigma-FOTO 2002 (Spain)
· 1st Award Sigma-FOTO 2000 (Spain)
· 2nd award Sigma-FOTO 1999 (Spain)
· 1st Award (2001), Honour award (2000, 1999), 2nd awards (2002-2004, 2006, 2007) Contest F.Historia (Ribadavia).
· Award Advertising Otzarreta 1999, Zarautz, The Basque country.
· Best photography Revista FV: October 2005, October 1999, January 1999, October 1998.
· Second prize Super book photo 1998.
· Finalist Caminos de Hierro- RENFE, 1999, 1998, 1996, 1991.
· PHOTO Magazine Finalist 2002, 2001, (France).

COVERS AND PUBLICATIONS (selection)

· Practical Photography magazine, U.K. (July 2017)
· Cover of the magazine Photographic Art (July 2016)
· Cover aged Nikon Pro Magazine, Edition Europe Spring 2016
· Book Lux Contest 2015, (AFPE, Spain, 2016)
·“Fotoinspiracion. El retrato”, tutorial book (Anaya Multimedia / PhotoClub, Spain, 2015)
·“The magic of photography”, tutorial book (Anaya Multimedia / PhotoClub, Spain, 2015)
· GRAPHIS Photography Annual 2014, (NY, U.S.A.)
· Cover the official catalogue of the Bristol International Salon of Photography 2014 (U.K.)
· Cover the official catalogue of the Holland International Image Circuit 2014
·“Fotomagi”, tutorial book (Page Forlags AB, Sweden, 2014)
·“Photographer's best pictures…and how they came to-Portrait”, tutorial book (Page Forlags AB, Sweden, 2013)
· Passion, Book Yearbook 1 X (Sweden, 2013)
· Nikon Pro, Edition Europe summer 2013
· Cover aged Foto Videó Magazin, Hungary (January 2013)
· No Words, Book Yearbook 1 X (Sweden, 2012)
· Indonesia Art Photography (2012)
· One Eyeland Book, vol.1, world edition (2011)
· Nikon Pro, Edition Europe Spring 2011.
· Trierenberg Super Circuit, global publication, (2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 a 2013, 2015, 2016).
· Nikon Pro, Edition Europe Spring 2008.
· Nikon Pro, Edition Europe summer 2007.
· Nikon Pro, Edition Europe Winter 2006.
· Hasselblad Austrian Super Circuit, global publication (2003, 2004)
· Image & Communication (2005, 2009, 2011)
· Cover Revista PHOTO (Jan-Feb 2006).
· Cover Super Practical Photo, portrait supplement ( February. 2004)
· Cover Revista PHOTO (December. 1998)
· Covers books for Edicións Xerais
· Revista Furniture
· Revista Interiores
· Revista PHOTO (Ed. France) ( 2001, 2002)
· Official publications of the World Fishing Exhibition 2003 and 2009
· Magazines FV, PHOTO, Super Photo Digital /Practice (Publications from 1998)

EXHIBITIONS

· TIFA Winners Exhibition, Owada Gallery, Shibuya Cultural Center-Tokyo (Japan, 2017)
· TSC “The best photos of the world“, (Itinerant in Austria, 2016)
· Professional photography awards Lux Contest 2015 (itinerant, Spain, 2016)
·The magic of colors“, Hartlauer Photo Gallery Linz (Austria, 2015)
· TSC “The best photos of the world“, (Itinerant in Austria, 2015)
· Tolosa Herria 2015 (The Basque country)
· Festimatge Calella 2015 (Calella, Barcelona)
· International Image Salon Oldenzaal, Holland International Image Circuit 2014
·"Tribute to Colour", Holland International Image Circuit 2014
· TSC “The best photos of the world“,(Itinerant in Austria, 2013)
· Movil_Foto_Crea, Pazo Torrado, Cambados (Pontevedra). Outono Fotográfico 2013.
· Trierenberg Supercircuit, (Itinerant in Austria, 2012)
· Photokina 2012, stand Nikon (Cologne, Germany)
·LIGHT”, directed by Carlos Saura, Curator Asier Mensuro, Niemeyer Center, Aviles (2011)
· 4th Festival Proxecta, "Extremeshooters", (VILAGARCIA, 2011)
· Al-Andaluz Photo Festival, (Granada, 2011)
· Trierenberg Supercircuit, (Itinerant in Austria, 2010)
· Fotogenio Festival 2010, Projection "Extremeshooters", (Murcia,2010)
· Photo Workshop at the University of Alicante, slide show of fashion photography and advertising (February 2010).
· TSC, (Doha, Qatar, 2009)
· Festival"Proxecta 09” (Vilagarcia, 2009)
·"55",collective with the Arquivo Pacheco (Niteroi, Brazil, 2006).
·"80 photographs around" Verne”, Verbum museum (Vigo, 2005).
· Trierenberg Supercircuit, (Austria, 2005)
· Austrian Supercircuit, Linz (Austria, 2003, 2004)
· Vigart, Vigoferia 1998
· Casa das Artes, Vigo (1993)
· Caminos de Hierro, (itinerant, Spain). (1992, 1997, 1999, 2000)

CONFERENCES AND COURSES

· Lecture and screening in Encontros do Olhar 2008 – Portuguese photography Institute, Porto.
· Courses for beginners to digital photography, Basic retouching /avanzado, New technologies Caixanova, Vigo (2007).
· "Digital photography and photo retouching" course in University School of restoration, Pontevedra (2006).
· Course "Digital Photography and Image Processing" (Photoshop) in Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas, Vigo (2005).
· Courses of Studio lighting in Agrupación Fotográfica Galega (1998)
· Conferences and photographic projections I.B. Alexandre Boveda(1993-94) and Galician Photographic Association (1993-96).

OTHER ACTIVITIES

· Member of the jury for the 7ª Lliga Catalana de Fotografía Digital 2016.
· Member of the international jury at the contest Al - Thani award 2012 aged Qatar.
· Member of UnionWep, international wedding photographers directory (2009-2016).