CLOSE-UP: Fernando Brito
Lives In: Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Studied At: Universidad de Occidente Culiacán (marketing)
Awards Include: Descubrimientos PHE Award at PHotoEspaña 2011; Third Prize, General News, World Press Photo 2011; Mexican Expo
Foto Periodismo, 2010 and 2011
Photo Training: On the job, as photo editor of El Debate since 2004. "The moment when I started working at the newspaper, it changed my professional career," Brito says. "I went to workshops and conferences, and received a good visual training through work."
In the Bag: Nikon D800; Nikon SB-900 AF Speedlight; lenses include 50mm f/1.4 AF-S Nikkor, 24mm f/1.4G ED AF-S Nikkor wide-angle, and 80–200mm f/2.8D ED AF Zoom-Nikkor telephoto.