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Javier Herranz Casellas

San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain. So I just take pictures and enjoy it. I lose myself in travelling and exploring new countries with their mountains, peoples and customs, exploring new natural settings and discovering the unknown, letting myself go, ....
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain.
So I just take pictures and enjoy it. I lose myself in travelling and exploring new countries with their mountains, peoples and customs, exploring new natural settings and discovering the unknown, letting myself go, capturing whatever I come across that catches my eye, whether it be flora, fauna or a charming setting, which I then interpret through my own experience and mood and I frame to immortalize in a small fragment that I can share with everybody else.

FONAMAD member (Nature Photographers Association of Madrid).
AEFONA member (Spanish Association of Nature Photographers).
IFWP member (International Federation of Wildlife Photography)

PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
- Narava International Photo Contest, Finalist (3 photos). 2016. Slovenia.
- Medclic Oceans Photo Contest, Finalist Underwater, 2016, Spain.
- International Federation of Wildlife, Second prize Flora, 2016, Slovenia.
- Bio Photo Contest, Semifinalist, 2016, Italy.
- Oasis Photo Contest, Finalist (3 photos), 2016. Italy
- Glanzlichter, Hight Commended Flora, 2016, Germany.
- Glanzlichter, Hight Commended Other Animals, 2016, Germany.
- Natura Torres del Segre, First Prize, 2016, Spain.
- Naturforo Aefona, Finalist (9 fotos), 2015. España.
- Memorial Climent Picornell, First Prize flora. 2015. Spain.
- Sydney International Photography, Finalist (6 photos), 2015, Australia.
- Certamen Fotografia Colmenar Viejo, Finalist (2 photos), 2015. Spain.
- Narava International Photo Contest, Finalist (4 photos). 2015. Slovenia.
- Bio Photo Contest, Semifinalist, 2015, Italy.
- Parque del Sureste, First Prize flora, 2015. Spain.
- Narava, Diploma Animals in the wild, 2015. Slovenia.
- Europarc-Aefona, First Prize National Parks, 2015. Spain.
- Humanes de Madrid, First Prize Nature, 2015. Spain.
- Golden Turtle Photo Contest, Specially Commended Art of the Nature, 2015. Rusia.
- Golden Turtle Photo Contest, Specially Commended Human and Nature, 2015. Rusia.
- Glanzlichter, Finalist, 2015, Germany.
- Memorial Maria Luisa, Finalist (2 photos), 2015. Spain
- Mirada Natural, First Prize January 2015, Spain.
- Oasis Photo Contest, Admirable Work Macro and 2 photos Finalist, 2015. Italy
- Fonamad, First Prize December, 2014, Spain
- Fonamad, Photographer of the Year, 2014, Spain.
- Festimages Nature, Finalist, 2014. France.
- Melvita Nature Images Awards, High Commended Macro, 2014, France.
- Narava International Photo Contest, Finalist (3 photos), 2014. Slovenia.
- International Mountain Summit, Finalist, 2014. Italy.
- Memorial Climent Picornell, First Prize Art of the Nature, 2014. Spain.
- Memorial Climent Picornell, Second Prize Landscape, 2014. Spain.
- Sydney Internacional Photography, Finalist, 2014. Australia.
- Fonamad, First Prize month July, 2014. Spain.
- Photo Montier-AFPAN, Winner Documentary Category, 2014. France.
- MontPhoto, High Commended Art of the Nature, 2014. Spain.
- Fonamad, First Prize month June, 2014, Spain.
- Europarc-Aefona, First Prize National Parks, 2014, Spain.
- Oasis Photo Contest, Hight Commended Macro, 2014, Italy
- Memorial Maria Luisa Contest, Finalist (4 photos), 2014. Spain
- Mirada Natural, First Prize January, 2014. Spain
- Montphoto-Aefona Photo Contest, High Commended Landscape, 2013, Spain
- Montphoto-Aefona Photo Contest, High Commended Flora, 2013, Spain
- Fonamad, Second Prize Best Photographer of de Year, 2013, Spain
- Sydney International Photography, Finalist, Monochrome, 2013, Australia.
- Fonamad, First Prize photo of the month, July 2013, Spain.
- Oasis Photo Contest, Finalist, 2013, Italy.
- Asferico Photo Contest, Finalist, 2013. Italy
- Regional Park La Breña Contest, Honorable Mention, 2013. Spain
- Memorial Maria Luisa Contest, Finalist, 2012. Spain
- New Zealand Geographic photography, Finalist (2 photos). 2012. New Zealand
- Sureste Park, Second prize, 2012. Spain
- Sydney International of Photography, Finalist, 2012. Australia
- Mirada Natural Photo Contest, First prize March 2008. Spain
- Mirada Natural Photo Contest, First prize April 2007. Spain
- Madrid Zoo Online, First prize photo contest. October 2005. Spain
- Fotoesco, First Prize, San Lorenzo Escorial. 2003. Spain.
- Inforvial-Ferrovial, First prize photo contest. 2000. Spain
- Los Romeros, First prize photo contest, San Lorenzo de El Escorial" 1996. Spain
- Los Madroños, First prize photo contest, 1994. Spain
- Altatorre Center of Madrid, First prize photo contest. 1992. Spain
- Ministry of Culture, First prize contest story mode. 1991. Spain
- Altatorre Center of Madrid, First prize photo contest. 1988. Spain

PROJECTIONS
- Audiovisual projection The Great Circle, USA" FONAMAD, INEAM, Valsain. 2010
- Audiovisual projection "Australia, Northern Territory" FONAMAD, INEAM, Valsain. 2011
- Audiovisual projection "Peru", FONAMAD, INEAM, Valsaín. 2012
- Audiovisual projection "Cal Viva", FONAMAD, INEAM, Valsaín. 2012
- Audiovisual projection "My amazing photos", FONAMAD, INEAM, Valsaín. 2013
- Audiovisual projection " My amazing photos ", AEFONA Congress, Noja, Spain, 2014
- Audiovisual projection " My travel photos", FONAMAD Congress, Spain, 2014

EXHIBITIONS
- Individual exhibition monograph "Lime Alive" Culture House San Lorenzo del Escorial. January 1990
- Collective exhibition FONAMAD "The atmosphere, the air around us," 2010
- Collective exhibition FONAMAD "Urban Nature", 2011
- Collective exhibition FONAMAD "The Universe of the small", 2013
- Collective exhibition FONAMAD "Our coasts", 2014
- Collective exhibition FONAMAD "Tribute to the Nature", 2015

TAUGHT COURSES AND WORKSHOPS
- Introductory course on photography in Sin Barreras Deaf Association. 2010
- Advanced course in photography at the Deaf Association Sin Barreras. 2011
- Photography Workshop in Sin Barreras Deaf Association. 2012
- Photography Course Mountain Mountaineers Deaf Association of Madrid. 2013
- Avanced Course Photography Monsorma, Madrid. 2015.

PHOTOGRAPHIIC EQUIPEMENT
Camera Nikon D810
Nikon 50 mm f1, 4
Nikon 14-24 mm f2, 8
Nikon 24-70 mm f2, 8
Nikon 28mm f3, 5
Nikon 35-135 mm f3, 5
Nikon 70-200 mm f4 VR
Nikon 200-400 mm f4 VR
Macro Nikon 105 f2, 8 VR
Nikon Teleconverter 1.4x
Flash Nikon SB-800, SB-24 and Cullman 36.
Singh-Ray Filters
Manfrotto Tripod and ball
Various accessories.

... "la improvisación en el momento y la adaptación a cada situación es lo más importante. La experimentación y la búsqueda de nuevos métodos y formas de mirar es una constante en mi trabajo fotográfico, así como la inquietud y el no ceñirme a las normas establecidas".