Maria Alejandra Cardona, born in Venezuela, raised in Miami, Florida, her culture was strongly based on immigration and language barriers; she began to explore how to document the world and untold narratives by immersing herself in various communities.

Maria expresses who she is within the portraits of her subjects and narratives.

Maria has obtained a bachelors in multimedia photojournalism from Columbia College Chicago.

 You can find Maria's published work in the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, REUTERS, Chicago Sun-Times, the Associated Press, and more. 

Maria Alejandra Cardona aspires to tell stories throughout the globe, meeting and making personal connections with her subjects and create beautiful visual narratives.

Maria currently resides in Miami, Florida and is available for assignments.