Ivan Castro Peña
"I believe in peace. I love photographing the peace in every place I visit. I want to document joy and what unites us as human beings."
Ivan is a landscape and portrait photographer, as well as a teacher. Based in Guatemala, he is currently traveling around the world creating a variety of content for magazines, books and videos. He is in love with life, light and color, which is reflected throughout his work.
Currently, Ivan is traveling around the South America and will be visiting the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in the Argentine province of Santa Cruz as well as Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southernmost tip of South America, nicknamed the “End of the World.”
About / Biography
Ivan Castro (b. 1978) is based in Guatemala City. His passions are people and the undiscovered places of our world, while his photography is largely rooted in aerial, night, landscape and portrait photography. Ivan has a vast experience in 3D and video projects, with six university thesis explaining his work.
Ivan is also a teacher and has taught students across the globe, as well as indigenous, the blind and prisoners. Each he teaches at the International Cuban Film School in San Antonio de los Baños.
Having traveled to 30 countries, he has yet many more to visit and plans to soon start documenting all the 'lost cities' of the world.
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