About Tamara


I am an independent documentary photographer concentrating on social and cultural issues. I have a strong passion for portraying the real essence of people and places around the world. I have worked with local and native communities over the last four years in Brazil, Mexico, Cuba and Australia.

I have a degree in photography at the Universidad del Pacífico of Santiago, Chile. A residency of photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York and a diploma of documentary photography at the Universidad Católica of Santiago, Chile.

Currently she is based in Santiago, Chile.

Recent publications:

- The Sydney Morning Herald. January 2017.

- Der Spiegel. January 2017.

- Wired Photo. December 2016.

- The Washington Post. November 2016.

- National Geographic. October 2016.

Age 28
Nationality Chilean
Born in Colombia
Based in Chile
Languages spoken English, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Current Location: Santiago, Chile



  • Nominee for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass
  • Finalist for the Magnum Foundation and Inge Morath Award


  • Selected for the the World Press Photo Latin America Masterclass
  • Nominee for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass