Juan Lucas (pixelecta)

Country: Spain 🇪🇸

Juan is a photographer who enjoys photography with absolute passion. He usually travels with his camera to the Picos de Europa, the Cantabrian coast or his beloved Montaña Palentina, and outside Spain he does not miss the opportunity to travel with other experienced photographers, to beautiful places in the world such as Dolomites, Lake Baikal, French Alps or Iceland.

He is obsessed with the greatness of the moment captured, the diagonals in the composition and strives to achieve different photographs.
With these premises, several of his photos have won awards in international competitions such as the SIPA (Siena International Photo Awards), GDT European Wildlife Photographer of The Year, NPOTY Nature Photographer of The Year, MONTPHOTO, MML Memorial Maria Luisa, Siena Drone Award, Bio Photo Contest, ASFÉRICO Photo Contest, TROFEO GUIPÚZCOA INTERNACIONAL, Narava Photo Contest, Trierenberg Super Circuit, IPA International Photo Awards Latin, y otros reconocimientos en The Epson Pano Awards, Fine Art (FAPA), IPOTY o el MIFA de Moscow, or outstanding recognitions at the Epson Pano Awards, Premio Ortiz Echague, AEFONA para la CONSERVACIÓN….

He has been a member of the collective of photographers "Portfolio Natural" since 2020, collaborating on the book "The Art of Photographing Nature".
She has taken the photographs for the Ethnobotany books “Plants in the Palentine Mountain” and “Plants in Salinas”. He has also contributed to some publications such as Aefona's "Iris" print magazine, "Grandes Espacios", with a cover in February 2022 and to digital magazines such as "[ModeM] Magazine", "La Mirada de los Fotografías", "La Naturaleza He speaks”, being the cover of said magazine on two occasions.

She has also been entrusted with taking the official photographs for the “Guía Turismo de Palencia”, photographs for promotion and tourism in the city.

As for photographic exhibitions, she premiered in 2020 with "Naturaleza de Altura", within the program of the BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour SPAIN, based in Jaca. In 2022 she has the honor of contributing to the “Smooth Nature in Motion” photographic exhibition of the Natural Portfolio Collective.

Is co-founder of the Photographic Rally of Palencia Mountain.