Diana Cervantes is a bilingual independent visual journalist based in Brooklyn, New York relocated from Albuquerque, New Mexico where she freelanced for multiple publications throughout the state. Some of her work has been featured nationally through Bitterroot Magazine and Buzzfeed News.
She is passionate about photojournalism because it offers a view into different worlds, cultures, and raises awareness to other plights besides our own. She also believes the most rewarding aspect of being a photojournalist is the bonds and connections you form with individuals in all walks of life.
Coming from an immigrant family Cervantes is passionate about telling stories of migration and culture. She is also a member of the Authority Collective photo community.
She is available for commission worldwide, CV is available upon request.
2019: Image selected and published for National Geographic’s Your Shot “Photos of the Week” for Aug 2, 2019. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/your-shot/photos-of-the-week/2019/08/best-pictures-week-of-august-02-from-our-community/
2018: Image selected for National Geographic’s Best of Your Shot 2018. Featured alongside 70 other photographers selected and curated from over 1.2 million images: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/best-of-2018/your-shot-best-photos-of-2018/
2018: Image selected and published on National Geographic Your Shot “The Daily Dozen” for Nov. 20, 2018
2018: Selected to attend Women Photograph in Brooklyn New York
2016-2018: Nominated in multiple Hearst Award categories for student journalism.