History

Jorge Torres has worked for numerous clients in various capacities.

Some of his assignments have ranged from the Turkish earthquake to fashion shows in Japan; from the contamination of Nicaraguan sugar cane plantation workers, to assignments around the world filming Blue and Gray whales, and from a documentary on the situation for indigenous lobster divers in Central America, to the Maha Kumba Mela Festival, a spiritual gathering of 20 million people, in India.

His photographic work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Cosmopolitan, Geo magazine (Germany) , Focus (UK), Facts & Faenomen (Denmark), Cinemania (Spain), Ruoteclassiche (Italy), and many other publications.

His television work has been shown in Canal + (France), American Broadcasting Corp, BBC, Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel, The Learning Channel, the History Channel, and many more.

Mr. Torres graduated from the Brooks Institute of Photography in California in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Photography. Since then, he has won photography awards around the globe, including First Place at the Photo Eva Contest (Russia, 1991); Third Place in the Arts at the World Press Photo Contest Netherlands, 1995); a distinguished recognition at the Lucie Awards (Unites States, 2007); and the title of Honorary Color Master at the International Color Awards (United Kingdom, 2007).