Ramon Espinosa


Spanish-born Ramon Espinosa is a staff photographer with Associated Press (AP). 

He started working as a freelance photographer in 1988 and covered stories in Sudan, Israel, Lebanon and the former Yugoslavia. In 1991 he joined the Spanish newspaper Diario 16 and won the Visa pour l´Image award as part of a team of four photographers representing Diario 16, before joining Spain's El País in 1994, where he stayed for six years.  

In 2000, Espinosa started working with AP in Spain as a freelance photographer. He then moved to the Dominican Republic and Haiti as a Staff photographer for AP in 2005. In 2010 he won the Ciudad de Gijón award for his coverage of Haiti's earthquake, and first prize and the ‘Grand Award in Photography’ at the National Headliner Awards. In 2012, he was transferred to Cuba and continued to document everyday life in the country. His work has been published by The Guardian, The Washington Post, USA Today, TIME, and more.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2020 Photo Contest award-winning photographer

Ramon Espinosa on Social Media:
Instagram: @aprespinosa
Twitter: @AP_respinosa

Ramon Espinosa

Image credit: Eliana Aponte