Alejandro Cartagena, 1977, Dominican Republic, works and lives in monterrey, Mexico. His photographic works focuses on the urban, social and environmental issues of Latin America. In his series Between Borders he has photographed the people living between two borders, the one that devides USA and Mexico, the other of drug trafficking cartels in nearby ranchos. The three series below deal with the issue of urbanization and the effects on the environment, landscapes and it's inhabitants. The following images come from the series People of Suburbia, Fragmented Cities and Lost Rivers.
The target of this website is embedded in its name; to post active image-makers until we reach 500 photographers. The photographers can be from any discipline within the photographic range, but they have to be worth looking at and have a certain level of quality. When we get to number 500, we will have a deep database of great photographers.
500 photographers is done by Pieter Wisse, a photographer himself based in Rotterdam, NL. For three years (2009-2012) he was the founder and owner of Four Eyes Photography & Art, a gallery and bookstore based in his hometown that also released Four Eyes Photography Magazine.
Once this website reaches photographer #500 it will be finished and done. It will then only be here with the function of being an archive of amazing photographers of the 21st century.
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