Claudia Guadarrama is a documentary photographer based in Mexico, whose work focuses on political and social issues in Latin America; with more than ten years of experience working among photojournalism and her personal projects.
She has been the recipient of several Mexican grants and awards. In 2004 she won the Magnum Inge Morath Award and Canon Female Photojournalist Award at Visa pour l’Image in 2005, for her long-term project “Before the Limit” about the journey of Central American undocumented migrants across the Mexican southern border trying to cross the country to reach to the U.S
In 2014 she participated in "Danube Revisited. The Inge Morath Truck Project", a photographic road trip and traveling Inge Morath's exhibition, the Magnum Photos's first female photographer; and eight women photographers retracing Morath's footsteps along the Danube River.
Her work has appeared in publications including New Yorker, Smithsonian Journeys, GEO France, TIME, El Pais, Paris Match, L'Equipe, Le Monde, The Guardian, among others; and numerous Mexican magazine and newspapers.
Today she combines assignments and her documentary projects and she is represented by Polaris Images.