Antonio Zazueta Olmos

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Antonio Zazueta Olmos is a photojournalist who has worked covering issues concerning human rights, the environment and conflict.

He has worked extensively in the Americas, The Middle East and Africa for newspapers and magazines around the world as well as leading NGOs.
Antonio was born in Mexicali, Mexico. He studied photojournalism at CSU, Fresno until 1988. Antonio began his career at the Miami Herald in 1988 where he was a staff photographer for 3 years.

He moved to Mexico City in 1991 to become a freelance photographer from where he covered news stories for the Black Star Photo Agency. Since 1994 he has been based in London and is represented by the Eyevine Photo Agency. Antonio was the recipient of a first place award in the World Press for the People in the News category in 2001 for his work in the Palestinian Occupied Territories.

He has worked in conflict zones in Northern Ireland, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Angola and the Israel/Palestine conflict. In 2013 his first book ‘The Landscape of Murder’ was published by Dewi Lewis, a project which documented every murder site in the city of London, UK in 2011 and 2012.