Raphael Alves

Raphael Alves is a documentary photographer from Bazil. Born in Manaus (Amazonas), Alves studied Social Communication with a degree in Journalism at the Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM), Photography at the State University of Londrina (UEL) and Visual Arts at the National Commercial Learning Service (SENAC). He also obtained a Master of Arts in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication / University of the Arts, in London.

In addition to collaborating with national and international agencies and vehicles in his region, he is a member of the Everyday Brazil project.

Raphael Alves’ work has been awarded in the ‘Convocatoria Iberoamericana de Proyectos Fotográficos’ by the International Fund for the Arts (FIArt) and the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB). He has also received Pictures of the Year Latin America (2017 and 2021), and Pictures of the Year International (2022). Raphael was one of three recipients of Getty Images grants for editorial photography in 2021. In 2023, his work was a winner from The Nature Conservancy.

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