Prime lenses, professional retouchers and personalized aesthetics: photojournalists seeking aesthetic identities to stand out from the crowd. Some images sometimes seem inspired by the baroque chiaroscuro and others by Hollywood and its current fascination for the desaturation. To what extent may this subtly surreal aesthetic challenge the credibility of your pictures?
Victor R. Caivano (Buenos Aires, 1974) studied Communication at the Buenos Aires University, as well as Journalism specializing in Photojournalism at the University of Austin Texas, EE.UU.
He started his personal experience at the Daily Texan (40,000 circulation copies universitary journal) and the Ventura County Star in California. In 1997 he started to work with Associated Press in Dallas, Texas. Between 1998 and 2003 Victor was a photographic correspondent for the AP in Miami, Tegucigalpa and Mexico City. From 2004 and 2008 he was Photographic Chief in Brazil. After this he assumed the same charge in different countries like Spain and Portugal until the end of 2011, year in which Victor retook his full-time ohotograohic career at Rio de Janeiro.