Betty Laura Zapata

Betty Laura Zapata was selected for the 2021 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Sisters of Europe.’

Betty Laura Zapata is a Venezuelan documentary photographer based in London. She focuses on long-term projects that document social issues, political conflicts, health, immigration and gender violence. Betty completed an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, graduating with distinction. Her work has been published in outlets such as Channel 4, The New York Times Lens, Vanity Fair and the BBC, among others. Some of her awards include PH Museum 2017 Women Photographers with an Honourable Mention, les Coups de Coeur de l’AN and FreshFaced+WildEyed. Betty is a member of Foto-Féminas and Women Photograph.