Essdras Suarez is a Pulitzer Prizewinner who has covered stories such as the Boston Bombing Marathon, Columbine shooting and space shuttle Columbia disaster. Internationally he has worked in over 40 countries. He worked as a photojournalist for two decades, first with the Rocky Mountain News and then with the Boston Globe. He is currently a full-time freelance photographer based out of Alexandria, VA specializing in documentary event coverage, travel and editorial photography. He teaches photo workshops nationally and internationally and is available for assignments anywhere in the world. He is also a USDOS expert speaker in Photojournalism specializing in Latin America. He was born in Panama and has been married for over 20 years. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1993 with Bachelors in Science of Journalism. He was bestowed Alumnus of Distinction award in 2010. His passion for the martial arts extends over 20 years. He is also the founder of the visYoga™ A physical-conditioning system which blends principles of yoga, martial arts, personal training, isometrics, stretching and relaxation principles.
Boston, MA 082709 Crowds kept arriving even after dark to JFK Library in Dorchester to catch a glimpse of the casket of Senator Ted Kennedy during his viewing on August 27, 2009. (Essdras M Suarez/ Boston Globe)/ MET