David Arribas is a documentary and freelance photographer based in Madrid. Spain. Interested in anthropological-social reporting. I seek to document the life forms of the evironment around me that interest and inspire. I´m studying self-taught photography and attending courses and seminars. I realized several masterclass with different photographers like Antonio Heredia, Manu Brabo, Antoine d´Agata and Crisitna Garcia Rodero.
At the moment, I dedicate myself to the accomplishment of photographic works of long route related to social projects and human character.
Awards and Mentions
2020 Honorable Mention.The Whasington Post Open Call for photografers./ USA
2019 Nominee. 6x6 Global Talent WorldPress Photo Nominee in StoryPhotography Grant Magazine . Usa Finalist.Festival della Fotografia Etica Spot Light, category. / Italy. Winner. Helsinki Photo Festival / Finland. Finalist.OnSoria Photo / Documentary project. /Spain. Finalist. Grant Photon-Festival ./ Documentary project. /Spain. Winner.The Whasington Post Open Call for photografers./ USA
2018 Winner. Gollut Festival . Social cinema and photojournalism. ( Spain) Winner. Santander-Photo. Multimedia contest. ( Spain ) Third Place. International Photographer of the Year (IPOTY). Open Category Photojournalism / Story.( USA )
2017 Finalist. Dofoto Slovakia Documentary Contest. Documentary project. Slovakia Finalist. Urban Festival Trieste Contest. Italy Finalist. Photon Festival Documentary Contest. Spain Selected. Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards ( Georgia ). Documentary Project. Third Place. International Photographer of the Year ( IPOTY) Open Category Photojournalism / Story. Usa Double Honorable Mention. Monochrome Awards . International Black and White Photography Conetst Photojournalism UK.
2016 Honorable Mention. TIFA. Tokio International Foto Awardsin Editorial-Photo Essay. Japan. Nominee in Story Photography Grant Magazine . Usa Second Place. IPA . International Photography Awards . ( USA ). Editorial, Photo Essay and Feature Story. Honorable Mention in People – Life Style. MIFA. Moscow International Foto Awards . (Rusia ) Selected. Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards 2016. ( Georgia )Documentary and reportage.
2015 XVScholarship Photography and Journalism, “ Santa Maria de Albarracín”. (Spain).
2019Helsinki Photo Festival. “Anarchy”. Colective exposition. Finland. 2019 Capital Animal Villena. Casa de la Cultura, KAKV, Alicante . Spain 2018 Alicante Capital Animal. Spain 2017 l’Association Nationale des Iconographes (ANI). Colective exhibition. Visa pour l´image. Perpignan.France.