Diana Cervantes is a bilingual independent visual journalist based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She spent the past four years as a student working at the university newspaper the New Mexico Daily Lobo and held multiple positions including photo editor.
Cervantes is passionate about photojournalism because it offers a view into different worlds, cultures, and raises awareness to other human 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.
Her work has appeared in the Alibi, The Farmington Daily Times, The Mountainview Telegraph, The Independent, The Rio Rancho Observer, The Albuquerque Journal, The Santa Fe New Mexican, Bitterroot Magazine, New Mexico Newsport, and Buzzfeed news.
Member of the Authority Collective 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
2016-2018: Nominated in multiple Hearst Award categories for student journalism.
2018: Selected to attend Women Photograph in Brooklyn New York
She is available for commission worldwide and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at (505) 459-1015. She is fluent in English and Spanish.