Heber Vega is an editorial and documentary photographer. Originally from Chile, Heber has been based in northern Iraq since 2003. He specializes in documenting the work of humanitarian organizations and capturing stories through Editorial photography. Heber works primarily as a freelance photographer, working on assignment. He has been commissioned by various organizations, magazines and lately by advertising agencies as well.
“I have blended my passions, photography and assisting others, to try to create images that can inspire people, move them, but overall to bring them closer to the subject.
The word “photography” means “drawing with light.” Ultimately, I believe that photography can also be used to share that light.
I’m a big believer in the power of stories, I think is part of our DNA as human beings, somehow we all need stories to keep us alive, inspired, conscious and aware of our own existence. I’m a visual storyteller that loves to write and portrait people’s lives. ”