: Buenos Aires: Ale Burset

Ale Burset was born in Buenos Aires in 1970. He began his career as a sports journalist and in 1995 he started working at Caras and Noticias magazines. He moved to Italy where he continued as a correspondant for both, and whilst on an assignment was required to take pictures. Since then his focus has switched to photography.

In 1999, Ale published his first book, 'Primer Ensayo' (First Draft). Since collaborating with Para Ti magazine, fashion has become his main passion. In Mexico, he worked in advertising and fashion photography, and in 2003 his second book 'Claroscuro' (Lights and Shadows) was published.

In 2008 he began working in films as a director and is now represented by Red Creek Productions in New York, London and Argentina, and AProductions in Europe. His latest book, 'Walking in the Shadows', was published in 2009. Ale is currently one of the Gallery Stock artists and regularly contributes to the prestigious AtEdge magazine.

In this Spotlight he presents a selection of major work as a portrait photographer. Visit his website for more images and further information.

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