Essdras M Suarez

Suarez, a Pulitzer Prizewinner, has covered stories such as the Boston Bombing Marathon, Columbine shooting, Indonesia Tsunami, and evacuation of Gaza. He has worked in about 50 countries around the world.


He worked as a photojournalist for two decades at the Rocky Mountain News and then for the Boston Globe for 12 years. His career as a staff photographer spans two decades. He is currently a full-time freelance photographer based out of Alexandria, VA specializing in documentary event coverage, portrait, travel and editorial photography.


He teaches photo workshops nationally and internationally and is available for assignments anywhere in the world. He is also a USDOS expert speaker in Photojournalism specializing in Latin America. He was born in Panama and has been married for over 20 years.


He graduated from the University of Florida in 1993 with Bachelors in Science of Journalism. He was bestowed Alumnus of Distinction award in 2010.  His passion for the martial arts extends over 20 years. He is also the founder of the visYoga™ An ever evolving physical-conditioning system which blends principles of yoga, martial arts, personal training, isometrics, stretching and relaxation principles.