Daniel Beltrá

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Daniel Beltrá is an assignment photographer for Greenpeace, working principally on conservation photography. A member of the International League of Conservation Photographers,[1] Beltrá has won the Prince's Rainforests Project (PRP) award at the Sony World Photography Awards and the inaugural "Global Vision Award" from the Pictures of the Year International.[2] In 2011, Beltrá's image "Still life in oil" showing Brown Pelicans covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the overall winner of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.[3] In 2006 his work on the Amazon drought won 3rd prize in the World Press Photo awards nature Series category, as well as the Golden Award in the China Press International Photo Contest.[4] His career started with photos of bombings by the Basque separatist organization Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) while he was a student at the Complutense University of Madrid.[5]


  1. ^ http://www.ilcp.com/photographers/daniel-beltra#
  2. ^ Blue Earth Alliance. (2009). Amazon: Forest at Risk.
  3. ^ http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/whats-on/temporary-exhibitions/wpy/index.jsp
  4. ^ Holden, Sara. (2007). Planet Ocean: Photo stories from the 'Defending our Oceans' voyage. New Internationalist. ISBN 1-904456-79-0
  5. ^ Canon Professional Network. (2008). Daniel Beltrá: Fighting for nature