Vicente Manssur

Guayaquil, Ecuador
Vicente Manssur is a freelance photographer who was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. His interest in photography started with a curiosity in the technical aspects of astrophotography. After buying a camera, Vicente Manssur started traveling and photographing the night’s sky while also meeting new people and discovering faraway places. Soon, his interest blossomed into a passion for capturing the beauty of the everyday. The photographer’s work features a strong narrative aspect. Street sightings become glimpses into the lives of other people; powerful moments in the chapters of longer, untold human stories. Color and light become the most important supporting characters, giving the images a painterly look and feel. Currently based in his hometown of Guayaquil, Vicente Manssur frequently travels the world to photograph the stories of people and the places they inhabit.