Tino Soriano's Photo

Unverified Profile

  • Payment not verified
  • Phone not verified
  • Government ID not verified
  • Address not verified

Not Accepting Guests

  • Last login 11 months ago

Join Couchsurfing to see Tino’s full profile. It’s free!


  • 0 references
  • Fluent in Catalan, Valencian, English, French, Spanish; learning Italian, Portuguese
  • 62, Male
  • Member since 2017
  • Photographer
  • Teacher & Journalist
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 70% complete

About Me

Photographer an National Geographic Creative.


Born and raised in Barcelona, the capital city of Catalonia, Spain, presently splits his time between photojournalism and travel photography. Amongst many other national and international prizes, Tino Soriano has been the recipient of UNESCO, OMS and World Press Photo Foundation’s awards and proudly holds five FotoPress prizes.

In 2004, Vicente Fox, then Mexico’s president, personally awarded him the Lente de Plata, a prize given to the author of the best story about Mexico published anywhere in the world.

In 2015 was honoured by the "Humanity Photo Gran Award" by UNESCO and CFPA (China Folklore Photographic Association) in the city of Shangri-La. The organization has received 83.000 entries from participants of 134 countries and regions in the world. The same year the Spanish Geographical Society awarded him the Image Prize for his career as a photographer and traveler.
Tino Soriano is the author of books like “Travel Photography”, “Dali, 1903-2003” and “There is a Future”. He has also participated in projects such as “Discover Spain”, “Images of Catalonia” and “World’s Great Train Journeys” published by The National Geographic Society.

He have published the books “Connected to Life”, “Verges, the Procession”, “Catalans”, “David vs. Goliath” “Photo by Photo” “Barça Raches Everybody” and six National Geographic Traveler Guide-books: Tuscany, Rome, Spain, Sicily, Madrid, Portugal and Naples and Southern Italy.

Soriano’s career spans varied fields and experiences. He has, since 1978, lectured at several Spanish universities and held innumerable workshops. His work has been featured in some of the world’s greatest publications such as The National Geographic Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Paris Match, La Republica, El Pais Semanal and many others.

“Andalucia, the Awakening of the Senses” “Kardelen, Turkey’s New Hope” and “Protecting the Oceans,” are three National Geographic Channel television documentaries in which Tino Soriano has been involved in the last years.

Tino Soriano belongs to the National Geographic Expedition's select group of photographers-experts.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Continuously I am traveling and I am interested in good contacts on photography amateurs or professionals who appreciate the joy of living.


  • writing
  • photography
  • reading
  • traveling
  • medicine
  • food
  • meeting people
  • alternative medicine
  • walking around
  • street photography

What I Can Share with Hosts

Share photography and practice English

Join Couchsurfing to see Tino’s full profile. It’s free!