Sergio Tapiro


He was born in 1971 in the small city of Colima, Mexico. He started documenting Colima Volcano activity in 2002 and alternates his work with photojournalism since 2005.

Many of his pictures have been featured on the most important media of his country, newspapers, magazines and TV. Recently, he has also worked in local TV and radio programs and his photographic material can even be found on science articles as a colaborator.

His work on volcanoes is a long-time life project with currently 14 years of work, taking literally thousands of photos and timelapses of Colima Volcano.

Some of his most remarkable photographs have gone viral on social networks, with millions of likes and views around the world.

Sergio Tapiro