PHOTO BY CLARE BECKER / MPW.61
- Penny De Los Santos
- Independent Photographer
- The 61st Missouri Photo Workshop | Festus & Crystal City, Mo.
Penny De Los Santos is an award-winning documentary photographer known for her sensitive and evocative photo essays, food, travel and landscape photography.
She has spent the past seven years photographing the Latino movement in the United States, an essay inspired by her family background on the Texas-Mexico border. This work was featured in National Geographic in the winter of 2006.
De Los Santos's career launched when she was selected for the National Geographic Photography internship and in 1998 was named College Photographer of the Year by the National Press Photographers' Association. In 2000 she was selected for the prestigious World Press Master Class in Amsterdam. She has been a featured speaker at industry workshops and universities worldwide.
She is based in Austin, Texas. Her clients include Saveur Magazine, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Newsweek, Time, Latina and Texas Monthly.