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Award-winning photographer Daniel Ochoa de Olza

A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony, the patron saint of domestic animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, west of Madrid, Jan. 16, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP)

Award winning photographer Daniel Ochoa de Olza

Daniel Ochoa de Olza was born the son of a writer and an art history teacher in Pamplona, Spain, in October 1978. His interest turned from painting to photography in 2001, when he started studying artistic photography in Pamplona and later in Barcelona.

He became a full-time relation with The Associated Press in 2005 and has been an AP staff photographer since 2009. As a photographer, Daniel has covered breaking news and features. He is especially interested in ethnography.

His work has received a number of awards, including Pictures of the Year International, the Photographers Giving Back Award and the National Headliner Awards. Daniel is currently based in Madrid. (World Press Photo)

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