Raul Egúsquiza was born in Lima, Peru. He began performing photography and arts when he was 13 years old, learning mostly from his brother while he was at College, a pivotal event happened after his graduation when he won a College Scholarship to study Photography at “Centro de la Imagen” Institute, while he was also awarded for English and French languages. Later, as an anthropology student, he was honorably invited to make his first photograph through a cultural exposition for the International Congress of Anthropology and Archeology in Colombia.
In 2006 he began working as a Photojournalist for an important newspaper in Medellin, Colombia in the middle of the rebel conflict by the local guerrillas. Years later in Lima, Peru he start working for many others Organizations and Embassies as freelance photojournalist and management Photographer as well as worked like an Independent Media Producer. Always Egúsquiza have been contributed and supported for photography agencies, He was main Photographer for important Fashion Shows Festivals and designers in Latin America. Since then he has contributed to publications for National Geographic, Oxford University, Young Lives UK, Save the Children, Majority World, and many other organizations.
During his artistic career he has received many international photography awards also chosen as a Latin-American Top Five Young Photographer in 2007 by CNN broadcast channel. Recently Egusquiza has been considered one of the most exotic New York's Photographers, Furthermore he has been proudly published on the Book "Best of the Best Photographers 2016". Currently Egúsquiza is a proud resident of Connecticut, USA.
Ever-advancing my skills and perspective, I'm only as good as my last shoot.
Seeing what other photographers won't, capturing what others can't.
Sparking conversations and inspiring the imagination, with a vision that cannot be taught, and must be personally experienced.
Harnessing creativity and perfecting the craft with practical experience.
Photography is not something I produce, it's something that produces a change in me and my clients. The camera lens captures what the human eye leaves behind. I consider myself nothing less than a chronicler of the human condition, for better or worse. When you see my photos, I think you'll agree.