Tamara is an independent documentary photographer and storyteller concentrating on social and cultural issues. She has worked with local and native communities over the last five years in Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, Australia and India.

Tamara has a degree in photography at the Universidad del Pacífico of Santiago, Chile. A residency of photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York and a diploma of documentary photography at the Universidad Católica of Santiago, Chile. She works as a freelance photographer at Native Agency and is part of Women Photograph.

Tamara is available for freelance assignments and is currently based in Santiago, Chile.



– Awardee a Foundry Photojournalism scholarship 2017.
– Nominee for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2017.
– Finalist for the Magnum Foundation and Inge Morath Award 2016.
– Nominee for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2016.
– Selected for the the World Press Photo Latin America Masterclass 2015.
– Nominee for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2015.
– Awardee Artistic and Cultural Funds. Santiago, Chile.



– Documentary Photography lecture at Universidad del Pacífico. Santiago, Chile.
– Native Documentary Festival at Universidad San Francisco. Quito, Ecuador.




– Front page. The Washington Post.
– The Washington Post.
– La Tercera.
– Joia Magazine. 
– PHmuseum. 
– Wired Japan.
– Newsweek. 
– The New York Times. 
– The New York Times en español.
– Revista Ya.
– ЛЫЧБУК Newspaper. Russia.
– Lost at e Minor. Australia. 
– The Sydney Morning Herald.
– Der Spiegel.


– National Geographic. Nederland/ Belgium. 
– Wired Photo United States.
The Washington Post.
– National Geographic. Italy.
– Kienthuc Newspaper. Vietnam. 
– Que Pasa Magazine.
– Ladera Sur. 
– National Geographic. United States. 


– Zone Zero. 
– World Press Photo & Pedro Meyer Foundation.