26-10-2014 JOSE ANTONIO MIGUELEZ DE PRADO PERSONAL FILE: Place of Birth: Date: Profession: Workplace: Website: LEON (SPAIN) 24-09-1957 SPORTS AND ADVENTURE PHOTOGRAPHER Agency TEMP SPORT MIGUELEZ Juan de Urbieta, 4 – 3ºD 28007-MADRID www.jamiguelez.com PROFFESIONAL FILE: - From 1982 to 1993 I worked as a freelance photographer and then I became a member and founder of the photographic agency MIGUELEZ SPORTS FOTO, where I’ve been in charge of training other photographers. - In July of 2007, I sold the trademark MIGUELEZ SPORTS FOTO and the domain name www.miguelezsports.com to the agency CORDÓN PRESS, with whom I worked as a sports photographer and consultant for three years. - I have published in most Spanish media and the most prestigious magazines and papers all over the world (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Japan, USA, Australia, Argentina, Colombia, etc.), always covering sports and adventure topics: Daily Press: MARCA, AS, EL MUNDO DEPORTIVO, L’EQUIPE, EL MUNDO, EL PAIS, ABC, YA, LA VANGUARDIA, DIARIO 16, LA GACETTA DE LO SPORT, NEWS, ETC. Magazines: PARIS MATCH, FORTUNA SPORTS, SPORTS INTERNATIONAL, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, ONZE MONDIAL, CORRICOLARI, COMPLICE, EPOCA, CAMBIO 16, VIAJAR, AIRE LIBRE, OLIMPIA, LIDERES DEL DEPORTE, KANGUROS, PANORAMA, SUPLEMENTO SEMANAL, ANTENA SEMANAL, SPRINT, HOLA, SEMANA, TIEMPO, ATLETISMO ESPAÑOL, MAN, INTERVIU, LIDER, SOLO GOLES, SPORT NUTRITION, CANAL +, DT, HABLAN, BLANCO Y NEGRO, WORLD SOCCER GRAPHIC, KICKER, BRAVO SPORT, SPORT BILD, SPORT MAGAZINE, FUTBOLISTA, RUNNER’S WORLD and so on. Websites: deporweb.com, latinssocer.com, viacarla.com, sportec.com, futboldiario.com, Athletics Spanish Federation, IOC, Karate World Federation, TheRhinoResort.com, Football Dreams.qa, etc. Books on: Gymnastics, Athletics, Football, Handball, Rugby, Guinness Records, ADO`93, Mediterranean Games`93, Olympic Games in Barcelona’92 and Atlanta`96, Españoles de Oro, LAROUSE Encyclopaedia, LA PEINETA 1994-2004, etc. - I have offered totally or partially photographic collaboration in advertising campaigns to several companies, especially sports brands: ADIDAS ESPAÑA, ADIDAS INTERNATIONAL, NIKE ESPAÑA, NIKE INTERNATIONAL, REEBOK ESPAÑA, REEBOK INTERNATIONAL, MITO, KAPPA, KARHU, SILOS, NOSHAGA, ROX, VASARI, SUNAIR, JOMA, PUMA, KELME, ASICS, TELEFÓNICA, LARIOS, UNIPUBLIC, CAJA MADRID, CITRÖEN, UNDER ARMOUR, ETC. - Official Photographer for several years with the following Federations: WKF WORLD KARATE FEDERATION ATHLETICS (Spanish Athletics Magazine, Web and publications) GYMNASTICS (Gymnastics’92 “ ) KARATE (Karateka Magazine) RUGBY (Rugby “ ) JUDO (Judo “ ) - Official Photographer (occasionally in charge of the Area of Press Photography) covering various important sporting events held in Spain and abroad, such as follows: • World Indoor Athletics Championship, SEVILLA’91 and VALENCIA’2008. • European Athletics Championship, BARCELONA’2010. • Several international athletics events held in (CORUÑA, ZARAGOZA, JEREZ, SEVILLE, MADRID, etc). • Spanish Cycling “ La Vuelta” , during the years 1990 to 1994, 2009 to 2014. • Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup, in MALAGA’93. • World Cup MALAGA’93, SEVILLE’98 (teams) and MADRID’2001. • European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship GRANADA’2002. • Karate World Championship, GRANADA’92, MADRID’2002, MONTERREY’2004 (Mexico) and TAMPERE’2006 (Finland). • European Judo Championship, OVIEDO’98. - My photograph reports have covered both national and international sporting events of almost all kinds (Athletics, Gymnastics, Football, Formula 1 Car Racing, Motorcycling , Cycling, Rallies, Skiing, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Handball, Basketball, etc.) including a lot of trips abroad. These are the most remarkable: * ATHLETICS: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP................... ROME’87, TOKIO’91, STUTTGART’93, GOTEBORG’95, ATHENS’97, SEVILLE’99 PARIS’2003, HELSINKI’2005, OSAKA’2007 BERLIN’2009 DAEGU’2011 MOSCOW’2013 INDOOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP… SEVILLE’91, BARCELONA’95, PARIS’97 LISBON’2001 BIRMINGHAM’2003 MOSCOW’2006 VALENCIA`2008 DOHA’2010 ISTAMBUL’2012 SOPOT’2014 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP……...... STUTTGART’86, SPLIT’90, HELSINKI’94, BUDAPEST’98 MUNICH’2002 GOTEBORG’2006 BARCELONA’2010 HELSINKI’2012 ZURICH’2014 INDOOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP... MADRID’88, GLASGOW’90, VALENCIA’98 MADRID’2005 BIRMINGHAM’2007 TORINO’2009 PARIS’2011 GOTEBORG’2013 WORLD CUP ........................................ BARCELONA’90 MADRID’2002 *GYMNASTICS: ARTISTIC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP .. ROTTERDAM’89, BRUSSELS’90, INDIANAPOLIS’91 ARTISTIC EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP.... ATHENS’90 (F), LAUSANNE’90 (M) RHYTMIC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP….. HELSINKI’89, SARAIEVO’90, BRUSSELS’91, ALICANTE’93, PARIS’94, SEVILLE’98(C) MADRID’2001 BUDAPEST’2003 RHYTMIC EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP..... TENERIFE’90, MALAGA’93, ZARAGOZA’2000 GRANADA’2002 * FOOTBALL: WORLD CUP .............................… USA’94, FRANCE’98 JAPAN-KOREA’2002 GERMANY’2006 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP............. ENGLAND’96, NETHERLANDS-BELGIUM’2000 PORTUGAL’2004 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE’ FINAL……... AMSTERDAM’98, PARIS’2000 GLASGOW’2002 LISBON’2014 * RAFTING: EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP....... AUSTRIA’93 * MEDITERRANEAN GAMES ............................. FRANCE’93 SPAIN’2005 * OLYMPIC GAMES............................................. BARCELONA’92 ATLANTA’96 SYDNEY’2000 ATHENS’2004 BEIJING´2008 LONDON’2012 - Other photo reports include adventure sports like speleology, rock and ice climbing, extreme skiing, rafting, bungee jumping, hang-gliding, trekking, which have taken place in different and remote places such as Spain, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Algeria, Morocco, The Andes, The Amazon Rainforest, The Sahara, etc. - In front of my camera endless sporting events have occurred, and it has taken photographs of the top sports celebrities, some of who are: Juan Antonio Samaranch (being Chairman of IOC ); Sito Pons (Motorcycling); Beckham, Michel, Raul, Hierro, Butragueño, Julen Guerrero, Alfonso, Hugo Sanchez, Bern Schuster, Caminero, Zamorano, Martin Vazquez, Benito Floro, Casillas, Abelardo, Molina, Tristan, Zidane, Villa (Football); Dunkemberg Brothers (Fun Board); Maisa Lloret, Laura Muñoz, Eva Rueda, Ana Bautista, Jesus Carballo, Almudena Cid (Gymnastics); Conchita Martinez, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Verdasco (Tennis); Pedro Campos (Sailing); Blanca y Paco Fernandez Ochoa (Skiing); Indurain, Jose Manuel Moreno (Cycling); Lolo Sainz, Villacampa, Orenga, Reyes, Herreros (Basketball); Carlos Sainz (Car Rally); Sandra Myers, Fermin Cacho, Jose Luis Gonzalez, A. Peñalver, J. Sotomayor, Said Aouita, Reyes Estevez, Yago Lamela, Niurka Montalvo, Martin Fiz, Abel Antón, Evora (Athletics); Jorge Guardiola (Olympic Shooting); Marques of Trujillos, first Spanish Olympic medal, (Olympic Equestrian); etc. - As a Teacher of Sports Photography at CEV (Centro de Estudios del Vídeo y la Imagen) since 1990. I have lectured on sports and adventure photography. One of these lectures took place at Art College or the University of Alcalá de Henares. - As the winner of several prestigious contests on sports photography, in all aspects, I have exhibited my works at different places. - I have been the organizer of the photo exhibition “Momentos deportivos madrileños” (Madrid sports moments). It consisted of 50 historic photos of Madrid’s sports highlights since 1900. It is supported by “Comunidad de Madrid” in 2013. - In 1987, I started to collaborate with the french graphic agency TEMPSPORT. I provided them with copies of my work to be sold and delivered all over the world. In 1991, as something unique in Spain, I set up my own sports photo agency “TEMP SPORT ESPAÑA”. I gathered some of my friends who shared and supported my project. I taught them how to take sports photos as they are taken in other foreign agencies. So I released and sold our work away and abroad by means of another company. - At the beginning of 1993 I became completely independent by setting up TEMP SPORT MIGUELEZ Ltd, and later on, by registering it in the Patent and Trademark Office, the trademark MIGUELEZ SPORTS FOTO. This name, which was purchased by another agency, was used to market all our image bank for 15 years. During that time, it was the only press agency exclusively devoted to sports photography in all its different disciplines: Football, Athletics, Basketball, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Adventure and Extreme Sports, Motorcycling, Car Racing, Handball, Tennis, Golf, etc. - In 1995, with the exhibition of our photographs in high quality format to sell them away through the Internet, I took a great step ahead, once again a pioneering move in Spain to provide better service to my clients. In this sense I have had some journalists writing for international sports sites. Thanks to this and the photo quality, I was not only represented worldwide, but I also represented some of the top sports photo agencies to market their images in Spain. Thousands of photos could be seen and purchased straightaway in my previous site: www.miguelezsports.com - Until July 2007, I worked both as a photographer, and manager of my agency. I managed some photographers as permanent contributors and others spread in Spain and abroad as temporary contributors; I also managed staff in charge of photo marketing, international relations, the analogic photography laboratory, storage photo digitalization, photo edition, etc. - In July of 2007, I sold the trademark MIGUELEZ SPORTS FOTO and the domain name www.miguelezsports.com to the agency CORDÓN PRESS, with whom I worked as a photographer and consultant on sports images for three years. - In 2009, apart from the sporting and advertising events that I covered, I travelled across 8 African countries for 7 months, as the official photographer of the project FOOTBALL-DREAMS AFRICA, supported by ASPIRE ACADEMY from Qatar. I took photographs in villages and small towns searching for talented football children and teenagers. Publishing a picture book about this project: ASPIRE FOOTBALL DREAMS. - Nowadays I work exclusively from my own agency “TEMP SPORT MIGUELEZ”.
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