2013 Pulitzer Prize Photographer Narciso
He has also documented the religious
communities of northern India and the
influence of Maoism in Nepal. Contreras
AP Photographer and 2013 Pulitzer Prize
studied philosophy at the Philosophy College,
winner for Breaking News Photography Narciso UNAM and photography at the EAF Escuela
Activa de Fotografia.
Narciso Contreras is an AP photographer, born Contreras has been working professionally as a
in Mexico City in 1975. He started his career
freelance photographer for the past five years.
working as a freelance photographer for the
newspapers Excelsior and El Centro.
Contreras, along with fellow AP photographers,
Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Khalil Hamra and
Narciso Contreras’ work focuses on human
Muhammed Muheisen were awarded the 2013
nature, conflict, and religious communities. For Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photograph
the last three years, Contreras has dedicated
for his gripping work covering the Syrian civil
his photographic work to war coverage in Syria war. (Associated Press)
as well as the civil war in Burma and conflict in