As a photographer, Lina has been working professionally since 2011. Lina mainly focuses within the genre of photojournalism, but has experience in commercial, wedding and portrait photography. Within commercial photography, Lina has worked with Patagonia, LifeStraw and National Geographic Student Expeditions, by providing images for their catalogs, and with GoPro by creating a video for their GoPro 3 Hero product marketing.
Read her published work below.
The Outdoor Journal: Documenting the Amazon’s Remote Communities
A team of journalists, photographers and filmmakers document the evolving lives of communities in the Manu region of the Peruvian Amazon. Written by Kevin Floerke. Photography by Lina Collado and Brett Garner.
December 19, 2016
Matador network: We lived for a month…in the Peruvian Amazon…
A photo essay about the team’s journey through the Peruvian Amazon for 30 days. The purpose of the expedition was to document the mosaic of indigenous cultures fighting to maintain their ancient knowledge and traditions against modernization within Manu National Park. Captions written by Kevin Floerke, Shelby Lynn Johnson and Lina Collado. Photography by Lina Collado.
June 13, 2016
freelance exhibition work
As part of Lina’s exhibition work, she has received multiple newspaper articles promoting her exhibits. Her first exhibit in 2013, titled Momentos, was a collection of about 30 different moments that she had captured through her camera in different parts of the world — places like Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Africa, Cuba and across the U.S. The featured article was published on November 20, 2013.
Her second exhibit in 2014, was titled Boundless. A collection illustrating work of photographers Lina Collado and Stephen Williams. Lina focused on images of the land down under, Australia, and Williams’ photos of the Tetons, for the exhibition Boundless. Her third exhibit in 2015, was titled Puerto Rico: The Last Caribbean Colony. A collection which documented the unique nature of Puerto Rico’s dueling identities and its decline due to the island’s declining economy.
freelance writing and photography work
As a writer, Lina has been working for the Jackson Hole News and Guide since June 2018.