Armando Arorizois a freelance photojournalist with over 18 years of experience. His talent has been put to use covering several high-profile international events such as the Olympic Swimming Trials, President Barack Obama’s inauguration, the funerals of President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II, May Day Celebrations in Cuba, the Academy Awards, the Grammys, the Golden Globes, the South Africa World Cup, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Finals, and many more.
His commercial and portrait clients include the Los Angeles Clippers, Arista Records, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, Metropolitan Water District, MTA of Los Angeles, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the California Community Foundation, O’Melveny and Myers, and several other organizations.
He is active in supporting the growth of photography by teaching at a city-funded program for Inner city kids “Imagenes” in Los Angeles. His previous works are currently on exhibit at the Office of the Mayor – City Hall, Los Angeles, and “At Work” The Art of California Labor at the Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles. Armando’s work has appeared in various publicationsdomestic and international, which include Vogue Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, La Opinión, the Dallas Morning News, the Honolulu Advertiser, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune among many others.
He is currently a contract photographer with the Prensa Internacional and Agencia EFE News.
He is also the owner of the Perfect Exposure, a fine art Curatorial Services black-and-white photography service, lab, and studio and director of the Perfect Exposure Gallery, which exhibits work from award-winning photographers, each based in Los Angeles, California.