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Christopher López, freelance photographer, was born in The Bronx, in 1984 and was raised between New York and Northern New Jersey. He studied photography at the Lorenzo de Medici School in Florence, Italy. López has been working as a photojournalist since 2005 starting at the New York City based paper, El Diario L… Read More
Christopher López, freelance photographer, was born in The Bronx, in 1984 and was raised between New York and Northern New Jersey. He studied photography at the Lorenzo de Medici School in Florence, Italy. López has been working as a photojournalist since 2005 starting at the New York City based paper, El Diario La Prensa.

In 2008 he received support from the non-profit photography organization, En Foco, for his project “Puerto York”, a photographic study of the Puerto Rican culture and how it exists on the island of Puerto Rico and The Boroughs of New York. “Puerto York” was given the Citation of Merit for the Arts from the Borough President of The Bronx and has been exhibited at the Borough President’s office, as well as Galleria Candela in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

López’s photographs have appeared in El Diario La Prensa, Urban Latino Magazine, The New York Times, and the biographical work of Puerto Rican artist Antonio Martorell: “La Adventura de la Creación”. He was recently a featured photographer, “Critical Mass”, in the photographic journal, Nueva Luz. His recent bodies of work include "Power" a look into the abuse of power, and brutality in the NYPD, and “Buscando Toño Bicicleta", a documentary on the life and history of the infamous Puerto Rican serial killer. López resides in Manhattan. Read Less
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