LARRY MANGINO, Photographer, Editor, (Bi-lingual: English-Spanish).


Phoenix College
A.A. Associate Arts in Photography. 1976
Arizona State University
B.A. Education (BAE) Emphasis in Photography and Art History. 1978

Workshops and conferences:

Ansel Adams, W.E.Smith, Robert Heineken, Sebastian Salgado, Alex Webb, Marc Riboud, David Hurn, Lee Friedlander and Jane Evelyn Atwood, among others. 1974- 2009
Professional Summary

  • Possess a breadth of professional experience that includes sports coverage, spot news, portraiture, travel, product illustration, studio lighting and location work.

  • Bi-lingual expertise in text production and edition of captions, story texts, lesson plans and project proposals.

  • Experienced professional with a demonstrated proficiency for creative problem solving under deadline pressure in a variety of cultural environments.

  • Provide a wide range of professional photographic and didactic services to an extensive variety of publications, commercial endeavors and educational institutions including the Universidad de Cordoba (Andalusia, Spain), The Associated Press, National Geographic (Spain), Newsweek, The New York Times Book Review, Nikkei Business (Japan), Clarin (Argentina), Gruner + Jahr (Germany), Hatchete (France), John Deere and Alcoa.

  • Core photojournalism proficiencies are centered on visual anthropology, in-depth reportage and event coverage.

  • Over thirty-five years of professional and technical experience in photojournalism, commercial photography, edition, text production and education from elementary to post-grad.

Professional Experience

The image Works Inc. Filing photographer 1983-present

Foreign correspondent, Spain. 1983-2014 providing photographic coverage of national and international events, consulting on co-marketing endeavors with local agencies.

  • Prepares, edits and submits photographic content for textbooks, websites, magazines and other media serviced by the agency.

  • Conceives, organizes, and generates own content for submissions from current events and the surrounding culture.

    Times Media Group.

    Photo Editor/ Photographer 2016-2017
    Provides photographic coverage of in-house assignments from over a dozen publications including glossy magazines Gilbert Woman and Scottsdale Airpark News and local newspapers East Valley Tribune and the Ahwatukee Foothills News.

    Freelance Madrid, Spain.
    Contract photographer, lecturer and teacher 1998-2014
    Generating and financing the production of original content for local news media while on call for various weekly and monthly color magazines in addition to servicing international media on spot news events and commercial clients with needs in the area.

  • Served as photographer and translator for Knight-Ridder News Group during the March 11th. 2004 Terrorist attacks on commuter trains in Madrid.

  • Photographed new Linux technology in Extremadura, Spain under contract for the Washington Post, the Zara industries headquarters in La Coruña, Spain for Nikkei business news and contributed to the annual reports of Alcoa, and Smart research.

  • Produced, financed and marketed numerous photo-essays including texts in Spanish for local media including GEO magazine, Sunday color supplements for most of the major newspapers in the country winning the National Prize for Journalism, awarded by the city of Guadix, (Andalusia) Spain.

  • Presented guest lectures on photography and journalism at The University of Cordoba Law School, The Universidad Complutense School of journalism in Madrid, Universidad Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and the San Pablo CEU Catholic University in Madrid.

  • Conducted Master Class seminars at the EFTI school of photography in Madrid, workshops on photography in Almeria (Andalusia) Spain at the Centro Andaluz de la Fotografia in 2005, Cordoba, Spain in 2004, Aracena, (Huelva) Spain in the year 2000 and Zahara de la Sierra (Cadiz) Spain in 1998 guiding and coordinating students on group projects executed, edited and presented by each class as a whole.

  • Publishes third book “Fables of ...Exile” (Self-published 2007).

  • Publishes second book “Imagenes para la Dignidad” (Images for Dignity) through

    La Fabrica/RENFE in Madrid 2000.

  • Takes part in collective expositions of photography all over Spain including the

    itinerant show “En Pie de Foto” (Stand-up Caption), an exposé of news photographs from the worst years of terrorist attacks in Spain by the organization ETA (Basque Freedom and Homeland), that traveled from Madrid to Buenos Aires to New York to Paris and Brussels through the Miguel Angel Blanco Foundation and the Instituto Cervantes from 2003 to 2005.

    El Mundo Newspaper, Madrid.
    Founding staff member, photographer, editor 1989-1998
    Supervised, edited, coordinated and executed photographic coverage for all sections of the newspaper, Sunday color supplement and on-line publications.

  • Covered sporting events from soccer to cycling including two World Cups (Italy 1990 and USA 1994, Tour of France 1993, European Basketball League games, Motorcycle and Formula 1 championships.

  • Independently initiated photographic coverage of spot news events including terrorist attacks, aircraft accidents, fires, riots and industrial accidents as they happened on or off duty.

  • Executed one-on-one exclusive portraits of leading stars of screen, the recording and publishing industry under tight time restrictions.

  • Published first book on the Osborne Bull while producing, organizing and marketing a one-man show on the same subject at the Bellas Artes in Madrid in 1996 and participated in numerous collective expositions in Spain and France.

  • Awarded for photographic coverage on various subjects in 1997,1995,1990 and 1989 by various Spanish foundations and institutions including two “Fotoprix” cash prizes from the Barcelona company of the same name.

  • Coordinated photographic coverage with fellow staffers and freelancers of state visits to Spain by various dignitaries including ex soviet president Gorbachov,

Elisabeth II of England, Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher, Czechoslovakian

leader Vaclav Havel, Bill Clinton and others.

  • Provided regular coverage of the Spanish Royal Family, Spanish congress and the

    Prime ministers Felipe Gonzalez and Jose Maria Aznar.

  • Consulted with publishers on purchasing of equipment, archive organization and

    selection of outside sources for the photo desk.

  • Coordinated the recruitment, selection and assignment of stringers to supplement

    in-house production.

  • Acted as substitute chief photo editor when the occasion arose representing and

    defending the content of the photo desk to the editors in chief of all other sections of the paper including the executive editor.

    Freelance, Madrid, Spain. 1981-1989
    Serviced various agencies including the local Associated Press office, Camera Press Ltd. In London, and the Image Works in New York. Worked under retainer for the Associated Press from 1987-1989.

  • Produced, financed, edited and marketed color picture stories for the weekend supplements of national publications including, in many cases, writing the accompanying text.

  • Regular contributor to the Gruner+Jahr publishers of Germany and their magazines in Spain such as GEO, DUNIA, and Muy Interesante. Photographed in exclusive for these publications portraits of national and international stars, authors, directors and producers of stage and screen; executives of national corporations and national politicians of importance as well as color reportage.

  • Supplied content on-call for Conde-Nast`s VOGUE and Hachette’s Marie-Claire magazines as well as other specialty publications.

  • Photographs produced for The Associated Press were published worldwide by newspapers and magazines such as The New York Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Clarin (Argentina), The Guardian (London) and the Miami Herald among others.

  • Coverage for The Associated Press office in Madrid included the state visits of dignitaries to Spain, coverage of the Royal palace and seat of government, spot news such as terrorist attacks, aircraft accidents, riots, fires and other disasters, sports coverage of Real Madrid and Atletico soccer teams, formula 1 car and motorcycle races at tracks around the country and in Portugal, in addition to local bullfight coverage all done on the twenty-four hour day seven days a week deadline schedule that wire services demand.

  • Work filed with the Image Works Inc. used by book publishers Random House, MacGraw-Hill, Webster, D.C.Heath, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Scott Foresman and others.

  • Awarded several times by the Caixa (Barcelona, Spain) foundation`s “FOTOPRESS” awards for Spanish photojournalism from 1985-1990.

  • Selected for inclusion in the Catalogue and CD of contemporary photographers working in Spain “Cuatro Direcciones, Fotografia Contemporànea Española”

Volume II by the Museo Nacional de Arte Contemporanea Reina Sofia in Madrid, Spain 1990.

MEDIA Productions, Phoenix, Arizona USA.
Assistant to commercial photographer Chris Basset 1979-1981
Responsible for the care, maintenance, placement and transport of lighting and photographic equipment used in the studio and on location in addition to black and white laboratory duties.

  • Assisted on corporate accounts for Procter & Gamble, Motorola and John Deere among others.

  • Assisted on all aspects of photographic production in architecture, product display, model supervision, portraiture, crowd control on location, the creation of backdrops in studio and client-beverage liaison.

  • Photographed first commercial assignment for John Deere on their test grounds in Casa Grande Arizona in 1980.