Douglas Despres is a freelance documentary, portrait and news photographer based in San Francisco Bay. For 18 years he has filled briefs of newsworthy events and people. His personal projects cover social and environmental issues, often hyping community empowerment. His latest project explores Cuba's tobacco farming community. Before that it was contributing imagery of Standing Rock camp life for water rights in 2016.
Open for news, editorial, portrait and documentary assignments. Clients are NGO's, non-profits, news outlets, magazines, private foundations, editorial and lifestyle brands. Full CV link and current location below.
NPPA, WPJA, FPJA professional affiliations / CA drivers license / U.S. citizen passport / liability Insurance / English & Spanish
Alameda Sun, Amanda Palmer, American Red Cross, Amnesty International, Bless by Bless Couture, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, The Cambrian, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, Compassion & Choices, Cormac McCarthy, Foster's Daily Democrat, Harvard University, Independent Television Service, John Burton Advocates for Youth, Life Is Good Kids Foundation, National Park Foundation, The Noise, Oakland Literacy Coalition, The Oracle, Portsmouth Magazine, Pretty Instant, The Princess Project, Shuk Shuka, SLO Magazine, Smule, Swervedriver, Stitch Fix, Susa Ventures, Unique Thai, The Wire, and Yankee Magazine.
Alameda Magazine, Asian Boston Magazine, Bloomberg, Boston Globe, Boston Phoenix, Business Insider, CNBC, The Culture Trip, Format Magazine, Gentry Magazine, HuffPost, Hybrid Magazine, Improper Bostonian, Le Magnifique, Let the Kids Dress Themselves, Metrowest Daily News, National Geographic.com, NPR, Nowhere Magazine, Omnibus Magazine, Performer Magazine, Point Magazine.com, San Luis Obispo Tribune, Shadows in the Dark Television Series, Still Love Film, The Tribune, The Weekly Dig, Wellesley Townsman, and White Space Poetry Anthology.
2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Oslo, Biltmore Hotel - Miami, Boston City Hall, Leica Store - San Fracisco, Silvermine Guilds Art Gallery in New Canaan, Tampa Bay Public Library System, University of California - Berkeley,USF Contemporary Art Museum in Tampa, The Wine Gallery in Brookline, and Ybor City Historical Museum.