Juan Manuel Barrero

Juan Manuel Barrero

Camera operator, cinematographer and director in Bogotá, Colombia

About Juan

Graduated with degree in Film and Photography from UNITEC, Bogotá
Freelance photographer during the majority of his career.

Has had the opportunity to develop a variety of projects in the audiovisual industry.

Has worked in the following areas: video, product photography, fashion photography, travel photography, 16 mm Camera work, photography direction in 16mm, and graphic reporting of the daily news across Colombia with the Press Agency, COLPRENSA.

In 2007, he decided to move to Chocó, the most neglected and least accessible region of Colombia, where conflict and social problems occur daily.
Colombian, born in 1975 in Bogotá.

Worked alongside the United Nations and its various offices, programs and organizations in Chocó. Also collaborated with the International Press Agencies (AP, AFP, Reuters, EFE, Demotix) in the region.

Currently, he lives in Bogotá, Colombia developing life stories from his native country and various other regions of the world.

Name: Juan Manuel Barrero

Lives in: Bogotá, Colombia

Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director, Director of Photography, Lighting Designer, Photographer (Still) and Other


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