Her first contact with photography was at age 16. She started working in photography shops then worked in photo labs for 15 years (Fuji Film Spain among them). During 2 years focuses in architectural photography, traveling throughout Spain. Then she guide her steps into publishing, first as coordinator of photography in a company of corporate magazines, later as head of photography at the magazine "El Mueble". Currently and for the last 6 years, she works as a graphic editor of the Magazine "Viajes National Geographic". She also works as a freelance photographer of wedding and portrait.
"My Series are merely an excerpt from that vast and deep adventure that my life is. I created a myth and a legend, a lie, a fairy tale, a magical world, and yet real. A world that lives in my dreams. "
Mertxe Alarcón is 41 years old, she lives in Barcelona, Spain.
Weekend portfolio selected by Jean-Luc Monterosso.