Julio Etchart grew up in Uruguay and later settled in the UK where he studied Documentary Photography at Newport School of Art Media and Design.
He has covered national and world events for the British and International Press and has also worked as consultant and researcher for recording labels, film and TV companies.
Julio also works for charities and NGOs producing audio-visual material for their annual reports and brochures.
He covers musical events and festivals, and was awarded a World Press First Prize for his documentation of environmental issues. Julio has had five photo books published and has exhibited his work in many galleries around the world, including London, Brussels, Beirut and Uruguay.