Douglas Despres is a freelance 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 collection of small farm tobacco lands on the far West province of the island.
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 for spot news assignments 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, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Compassion & Choices, Cormac McCarthy, Harvard University, Independent Television Service, Life Is Good Kids Foundation, National Park Foundation, The Noise, Oakland Literacy Coalition, Portsmouth Magazine, SLO Magazine, Smule, Swervedriver, Stitch Fix, Unique Thai, The Wire, and Yankee Magazine, among others.
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, Leica Fotografie International, Le Magnifique, 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, The Tribune, The Weekly Dig, and White Space Poetry Anthology, among others.
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, among others.