Daniele Volpe


Daniele Volpe, born in Italy in 1981, is a documentary photographer based in Guatemala.

Volpe’s images are chiefly aimed at exploring issues related to human rights and social justice in Latin American countries. He has worked to share the human stories that define Guatemalan society in the aftermath of genocide, and has published the book Chukel about the ‘Ixil Genocide’. Volpe also published Under the Same Sky, a book of photographs with accompanying text about the unfolding events around the development of gold mining in Guatemala’s western highlands, with special attention to portraying community opposition to the mining project. 

His photos have been published in numerous outlets, including GEO magazine, Stern, National Geographic Proof, TIME, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The California Sunday Magazine, BuzzFeed News, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, 6mois, de Volkskrant, Univision Noticias, and The Guardian, among others. 

Volpe has also worked as a contributing photographer with humanitarian organizations such as UNICEF, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

World Press Photo Involvement:
Award-winning photographer 2019 Photo Contest
Award-winning photographer 2020 Photo Contest

Daniele Volpe on Social Media: 
Instagram: @daniele_volpe
Twitter: @volpe_daniele 

Daniele Volpe

Photo credit: Emanuele Satolli