Spanish fashion photographer born in Orense, in 1949. This is one of the most important photographers in Spain, with a major impact at the international level. His legacy is incalculable in many world, including cinema, fashion and photography.
His first steps in the world of the image were taken in Barcelona, and then he traveled to New York, where he contributed to many different publications as a graphic designer and illustrator.
In 1990, he began his career in professional photography. He has a studio in Barcelona which received the ACCA Award of 2002 (Art Critics Association of Catalonia) due to some of his works.
Manuel Outumuro's finest works have been compiled in five photography books, the most notable of which are Outumuro Looks, 20 años fotografiando moda, Manuel Outumuro - PhotoBolsillo, Ver o No Ver and Barcelona Otra Visión.
His fashion photographs amount to over 10,000 negatives and form a unique document which reflects a part of the history of fashion over the last thirty years. He has worked with a long list of major figures in Spanish and foreign film, including names of the stature of Isabella Rossellini, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Pedro Almodóvar, Jessica Lange and Isabel Coixet.
As a professional photographer, he has been published in many different international magazines, such as Vogue, Elle, Zest, Telva, Fotogramas, Woman, La Vanguardia, El Mundo, Elle, El País and, above all, on an ongoing basis, in Magazine Fashion & Arts.
He is coming to Madrid Photo Fest to show us this more recent vision of fashion and film from an up-to-date, creative perspective. A unique experience with one of the great living figures in Spanish fashion photography. It is an event that lovers of this art won't want to miss.