A mother of two with her kids posing in front of their home by the beach in Bahoruco, near Barahona, in the Dominican Republic © Santiago Vidal 2014


Born in Spain, studied photography in Valencia and started collaborating with different media and corporations for image servicing. Shoots regularly travel, sports, NGO and social issues, real estate, lifestyle photography and weddings.

Shoots commissioned jobs for corporate companies, media and editorial publications, news agencies, advertising agencies, public institutions and individuals. Media photographer. Local link for photoproductions and media in the Dominican Republic. Working in the Caribbean area. Contributor and Stringer for Getty Images Latin America.

His images have been published in papers and media such as The Guardian, El Mundo, New York Times, Telemundo, Mail on Sunday, Noticias Mundo Fox, Dominican Today, Daily News, Huffington Post, Elle and others.

He has shot corporate images for different clients including Jack Daniels Music, Kia Motors, Airbnb or Special Olympics, mainly for their Spain offices. He belongs since 2014 to the US National Press Photographer Association. 

Jobs and publications via website blog @ www.santividal.es.

Member of The National Press Photographers Association and the Professional Photographers of America Association.

As a wedding photographer, he belongs to Fearless Photographers and the Wedding Photo Journalists Association WPJA.


At the time present he is based in Dominican Republic, in the island of La Hispaniola.