Alejandro Cegarra

Alejandro Cegarra (b.1989) is a photographer from Venezuela whose work explores the essence of belonging, the pursuit of a home, and the denunciation of human rights violations in Venezuela and Mexico, where he currently resides.

Cegarra began his career in photojournalism by filling in for photographers at Venezuela's largest newspaper, Ăšltimas Noticias. Since then, he has worked as a freelancer, contributing to publications including The New York Times, Bloomberg, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Associated Press, The Washington Post, among others. His work has been recognized internationally and featured in prominent media outlets such as TIME, L'Express, and LFI.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2024 World Press Photo Contest winner 
2019 World Press Photo Contest winner 

Alejandro Cegarra on Social Media:
Instagram: @alecegarra

Alejandro Cegarra

Photo credit: Juan Ortega