Linus Guardian Escandor II is an Independent Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer currently living in Manila, Philippines. He focuses on themes of environment, health, social and human rights issues.

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Linus Guardian Escandor II is an Independent Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer currently living in Manila, Philippines.


A self-taught photographer, and  has already taken part in collective exhibitions in Bosnia, Berlin, France, London, New York, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and the Philippines.  He focuses on themes of environment, health, social and human rights issues.


Escandor's photographs have been published in The Guardian, Dagbladet, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Grazia France, CNN International,  The Times UK, Boston Globe, Washington Post, and various local and international publications. He extended his works on assignment for CNN International, Reuters, Zuma Press, European Press Agency (EPA), The Associated Press, Agence France Presse (AFP), Red Bull  ESPN and  La Vie/Groupe Le Monde.

 

He has also worked for multiple international organizations and NGO's, including Asmae France, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

Please use images with permission

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XPOSURE AWARDS 2018

War Photographer Sir Don McCullin looking at Escandor's photo exhibited at the Xposure Photography Festival 2018 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Escandor was one of 5 photographers chosen for the Timothy Allen Photography Scholarship Awards. 

Marawi on the War's End

Linus Guardian Escandor II receives a plaque of recognition

The 23rd Graphic Expo 2018 honored the heroic experiences of veteran photo journalist, Linus Guardian Escandor II, for photo documenting the Marawi siege.  He  receives a plaque of recognition for successfully documenting and writing "MARAWI: on the War's End coffee table book during the 23rd Graphic Expo 2018 in SMX Convention Center Mall of Asia Arena.

President Duterte looks at a photo exhibit during a program that paid tribute to the heroism of the military and police forces who were killed during the five-month siege of Marawi City. Photos of Escandor were exhibited.

Photojournalism - 2nd Place Winner: Linus Guardian Escandor II

Death has been knocking on Filipinos' doors since Rodrigo Roa Duterte became President of the Philippines on June 30, 2016.

Edge of Humanity

The Street Violence In The Philippines’ Drug War

Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Linus Guardian Escandor II is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Philippines War on Drugs‘.

Philippines War On Drugs – Photo Story

Rodrigo Roa Duterte became president of the Philippines on June 30, 2016. Come election day, 16 million gave him their votes. In return, he gave them his word. The President’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs also prodded the Philippine National Police to cleanse its own ranks as the Chief Executive disclosed the names of incumbent officials who were alleged protectors of drug lords.

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