About me

Sam Verhaert (°1981) is a Belgian photographer living and working in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has a background in written media journalism, a master’s in Literature and Latin American Studies, and finished the career for Press Photography at ARGRA (Asociación de Reporteros Gráficos de Argentina) in 2013.

Sam brings a fresh look to the field of documentary photography with in-depth stories. When he is not working on his personal projects, Sam works as a freelance press photographer for Demotix, a multimedia storyteller for various ngo’s and a creative copywriter for Ideeweb.

Sam is a big fan of fruit juice and adores goat cheese.


2013. Granted by World Press Photo for ‘Diploma in Photo Narratives 2013′, Fundación Pedro Meyer, Mexico.
2012. Personal exposition ‘Buenos Aires op straat’, Kievitsnest Antwerp, Belgium.
2012. Publication in yearly ‘Fotógrafos Argentinos Una Colección VIII’, Fotogalería Roberto Guidotti, Santa Fé, Argentina.
2011. 1st price in Experimento BIO, Experimental Arts International Festival, Bilbao, Spain.



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