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|An Expert for National Geographic Expeditions, Kike has trained outstanding professionals at corporations like Panasonic, Proter&Gamble or Tommy Hilfiger. In the competitive arena of public speaking, Kike is able to inspire audiences and students through his words and his photographs at Yale University, School of Visual Arts and the Leica Akademie.His unique workshops and lectures, made Coca-Cola to select him in 2008 as a guest speaker at Forum Istanbul, sharing his field experiences with political representatives and CEOs from major companies from around the world. |
Kike´s hand-on knowledge was acquired through worldwide traveling and assignments to more than 75 countries, along with collaborations with clients such as National Geographic, The NewYork Times, The Associated Press or the United Nations. He is the co-founder of VWPICS, a photo agency with more than 80 photographers and owns a trendy photography gallery in Spain.
At 40 years old, he is an author, with degres in Economics and Journalism, combined with almost 23 years of experience as a photographer, make him a favorite educator with the younger generations.
His educational offerings range from one-day public lectures and seminars, weekend workshops to in-depth multi-day courses. An accomplished and innovative practitioner, who will offer guidance and insights.
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¨Telling a story with photographs¨Zona Cinco School of Film and PhotographyBogota, ColombiaMay 4,5 and 7, 2011¨Photojournalism: Theory and Techniques¨Pontificia Universidad JaverianaArt DepartmentBogota, ColombiaMay 2,3 and 6, 2011¨Photo Expedition: New York¨New YorkApril 14-21, 2011¨VIII Nature and Photography Simposium¨Vila-Real, SpainApril 7-10, 2011¨Photo Expedition: Whales of the Silver Banks¨Dominican RepublicFeb.5-12, 2011¨Photojournalism: Theory and Techniques¨Pontificia Universidad JaverianaArt DepartmentBogotaMay 31 and June 1-4, 2010¨An introduction to digital photography¨Embassy ClubPanamaMay 22&23, 2010¨Hayah Film Festival¨JurorPanamaMay, 2010¨Learning to see¨Training course at Visual Merchandising and Marketing Tommy HilfigerPanamaApril, 2010¨Telling a story with photographs¨Embassy ClubPanamaMarch, 2010¨An introduction to digital photography¨Casco AntiguoPanamaMarch 20 & 21, 2010¨The Business of Photography¨Center for Advanced TechnologiesZaragoza, SpainDecember, 2009¨Nature Photography¨Antarctic DreamAntarcticaNovember 2009¨An introduction to digital photography¨Casa de la MunicipalidadPanamaOctober 10 & 11, 2009¨Beyond Technique¨National University of PanamaSan Miguelito Regional CenterJuly 16, 2009¨An introduction to digital photography¨Workshop at KIKE CALVO GalleryZaragoza, SpainJune 9 & 10, 2009¨An introduction to digital photography¨Ciudad del SaberPanamaMay 27, 28 & 29, 2009Sponsored by: Sony Ericsson¨Personal Vision¨Workshop at KIKE CALVO GalleryZaragoza, SpainNovember 15 & 16, 2008 ¨Las Aventuras de Kikeo en el Aragón¨ Public LectureEl Corte InglésZaragoza, SpainNovember 13th, 2008Montphoto CompetitionJurorLloret de Mar, SpainNovember 9th, 2008¨From the creation of images to a fruitful commercialization¨ WorkshopsNovember 7th and 8th, 2008Montphoto CompetitionLloret de Mar, Spain¨An introduction to digital photography¨Workshop at KIKE CALVO GalleryZaragoza, SpainOctober 24, 25 & 26, 2008 ¨From the creation of images to a fruitful commercialization¨WorkshopUniversidad Internacional de Andalucia (UIA)La Rábida, Huelva, SpainJuly 23, 2008¨Aragón: Agua y Futuro¨Official book presentation with local authoritiesPabellón de AragónInternational Water ExpoZaragoza, SpainJune 16, 2008¨My work as an environmental photographer¨Speaker at Forum Istambul 2008Special guest of COCA COLA & UNDPs Life Plus ProgrameIstambul, TurkeyApril 25th, 2008¨Aventuras de Kikeo en el Azul¨ & ¨Kikeo y la Ballena¨Launching of Kike´s first two children booksKIKE CALVO GalleryZaragoza, SpainApril 19, 2008¨The basics of photography¨Photographic workshop for childrenKIKE CALVO GalleryZaragoza, SpainOctober 27, 2008KIKE CALVO´s first childrens photo contestJurorHeraldo de Aragón Zaragoza, Spain January 18th , 2008¨Habitats – Behind the Scenes¨Presentation King Juan Carlos CenterNew York UniversityOctober 10th –December 10th, 2007¨The basics of travel & wildlife photography¨PresentationWhile onboard the Orlova vessel in the Northern Arctic¨Habitats – Behind the Scenes¨PresentationReina Sofia MuseumMadrid, SpainJune 11, 2007¨Habitats – Behind the Scenes¨One month of daily presentationsJoaquin Roncal Center – CAIZaragoza, SpainJanuary 2007¨Diving with great white sharks¨ and ¨Photographing belugas in the wild¨Tour Buceo. International Underwater Trade ShowPresentationMadrid, SpainJan. 2004¨My life as a professional photographer¨& ¨Cuba¨PresentationsSchool of Communication, University of Idaho Moscow, Idaho, SpainOct. 2002
|¨DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 101¨|
|¨THE ARTE OF STORYTELLING¨|
|¨BEYOND ART: THE |
BUSINESS OF PHOTOGRAPHY¨
|¨MARKETING ONLINE & SOCIAL|
NETWORKS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS¨
|ONE ON ONE: COACHING WITH KIKE|
|¨UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY 101¨|
|"NEW YORK PHOTO EXPEDITION"|
|COASTAL TREASURES FROM THE PANAMA CANAL TO PERU|
September 27 - October 10, 2015
|ROUNDING THE CAPE: CHILEAN PATAGONIA & ARGENTINA's STATEN ISLAND|
October 21 - November 10, 2015
|COSTA RICA and PANAMA PHOTO EXPEDITION|
December 12 - 19, 2015
|KIKE CALVO NEW YORK PHOTO EXPEDITION|
Discover, Explore and Learn
A personal and intimate learning experience.
Dates: On Demand
|MEDITERRANEAN ISLES: SARDINIA, CORSICA and MENORCA|
May 8 - 15, 2016
|PORTUGAL and SPAIN: From ALGARVE to CATALONIA|
May 15 - 22, 2016