Entry Title: "Coal Seller"
John Quintero
, United Kingdom
Category: Professional, Press

Entry Description:

Portrait of a Burmese girl selling coal in Mandalay, Myanmar

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About the Artist:

John Quintero is a London based photographer specialized in travel and portraiture. John's love for cultures and traditions has taken him to exotic locations across the globe where he produces unforgettable pictures. His mesmerising portraits reveal a unique ability to tell striking visual stories that go beyond the eyes of the subjects he photographs. His distinctive trademark is the vibrant colours and contrast between light and shadows that add interest to the mood of the portraits. There is a great sense of humanity and inner vision within these photographs that take the viewer closer to the world of the characters there. John Quintero's work has been published in national and international newspapers and magazines including The Times, The Telegraph, National Geographic Travel UK, Photo Pro Magazine, Digital Camera Magazine and has been featured on a TV commercial in the UK and books in different languages. He has won numerous awards for his work, including a gold medal from Prix de La Photographie de Paris in 2012 for his portrait of a cold seller in Myanmar. His images have been exhibited in different countries including China, Australia, France and in the UK.