The Art of Víctor Santamaría.

Víctor Santamaría González was born in Málaga, Spain, on September 21, 1974. Award-winning artist and Industrial Engineer. After having lived in several countries, he is fully dedicated to the development of what he defines as Direct Existential Photography.

The assimilation of the cultures known by the artist and his own life experience give him a very distinct perspective in understanding human nature, awakening a vital need to immortalize it in a real and direct way. Víctor Santamaría captures with a special sensibility the timeless beauty of the human being and natural world in a wonderful poetic composition.

Having a very big passion for photography and classical painting arts. He finds directly from the camera, the most pragmatic and instant way to capture reality in a direct photography and shows it with a different and unique style. Naturally, without forcing the shooting and through an immediate recognition of the scene, the artist achieves real, inspiring and alive photographs. 

Víctor Santamaría develops a human landscape where the person and the environment come together in a work impregnated with an inherent romanticism between the individual and his own existence, which invites to a deep reflection.

He provides fine photography, poetry and its realistic paintings to collectors worldwide. All the photographic works are only available printed in LIMITED EDITION, being numbered and signed by Víctor Santamaría with his own handwriting. The fine art has a certificate of authenticity assuring its convervation and archival Integrity according to the highest standard.

"Photography is a sophisticated and esoteric medium but it is by no means the end. The poetic creation is the purpose".