AP Photographer and 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for Breaking News Photography Narciso Contreras.
Contreras is an AP photographer, born in Mexico City in 1975. He
started his career working as a freelance photographer for the
newspapers Excelsior and El Centro.
Narciso Contreras' work focuses on
human nature, conflict, and religious communities. For the last three
years, Contreras has dedicated his photographic work to war coverage in
Syria as well as the civil war in Burma and conflict in Kashmir.
also documented the religious communities of northern India and the
influence of Maoism in Nepal. Contreras studied philosophy at the
Philosophy College, UNAM and photography at the EAF Escuela Activa de
Contreras has been working professionally as a freelance
photographer for the past five years.
Contreras, along with fellow AP
Muheisen were awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News
Photograph for his gripping work covering the Syrian civil war. (Associated Press)