Rafael S.Fabrés  

(Madrid, Spain, 1982) is a documentary photographer and filmmaker living between Brasil and Spain.  

Graduated in Media Communications with a degree in Photography, he became a freelance photographer in 2008.  

He was based for 2 years in Haiti and 5 in Brasil, while collaborating for Getty Images as a photojournalist. 

His work has been published in Der Spiegel, TIME, The New York Times, El Pais, Paris Match, Le Monde, L´Express, De Volkskrant or Gatopardo. 


2013- POYi Award of Excellece News Story Category. 

2013- Photocrati Fund Honorable Mention.  

2013- Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation Grant Finalist.  

2012- PX3 Bronze Award Press-War Category. 

2012- International Photography Awards Honorable Mention. 

2012- Prix ANI (Association Nationale des Iconographes) Finalist. 


2015- EFTI - Madrid, Spain 

2014- DOCfield14 - Barcelona, Spain 

2014- Photon Festival - Valencia, Spain 

2013- Paraty Em Foco (screening) - Paraty, Brazil 

2013- Visa pour l'image Festival XXV- Perpignan, France 

2013- Les Rencontres d'Arles - Arles, France 

2012- Bronx Documentary Center (screening)- New York, USA 


2011/2015- Workshops: Walter Astrada, Christopher Anderson & Ernesto Bazan 

2012- EDDIE ADAMS Workshop XXV. USA 

2012- RISC (Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues) Workshop. NY 

2010- EFTI School Degree in Photography. Madrid.