Adriana Zehbrauskas & Dario Lopez-Mills: Balancing Work and Life

Adriana Zehbrauskas & Dario Lopez-Mills:
Balancing Work and Life


Wife and husband Adriana Zehbrauskas and Dario Lopez-Mills are award-winning photojournalists with years of experience between them, who understand the importance of having a balanced life. In this video, the pair share some of the unique challenges they face as working photographers and how they try to create a healthy relationship and rewarding work.

Adriana Zehbrauskas is a Brazilian documentary photographer based in Phoenix, Arizona. Her work covers mostly issues related to migration, religion and the aftermath of the violence related to the drug wars in Mexico as well as the daily life of sub and misrepresented communities.She contributes regularly to The New York Times, BuzzFeed News, The Washington Post and others.Adriana is one of the three photographers profiled in the documentary “Beyond Assignment” (USA, 2011, produced by The Knight Center for International Media and the University of Miami. She’s one of the recipients of the first Getty Images Instagram Grant and was awarded Best Female Photojournalist -Troféu Mulher Imprensa (Brazil). Her mobile photography work was selected by Time Magazine for the “29 Instagrams That Defined the World in 2014″ and her project on Faith in Brazil and Mexico was awarded a Art & Worship World Prize by the Niavaran Artistic Creation Foundation.

Darío López-Mills was the chief photographer for the Associated Press in Mexico and Central America. He moved to Mexico after working for the AP as Brazil’s chief photographer from 1997 to 2003. He has covered breaking news in almost every country in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. He has been a photojournalist since 1990. Previously, López-Mills worked as a line cook and chef in New York City for almost a decade. He spent his youth training in classical ballet in Mexico, New York and Cuba.