Ibarionex Perello is a photographer, writer, educator, and host of The Candid Frame photography podcast.

He has over 30 years of experience in the photographic industry. In his role as host and producer of The Candid Frame, he has produced over 600 episodes of insightful interviews with some of the industry’s top and emerging photographers including Jay Maisel, Mary Ellen Mark, Joel Meyerowitz, Eli Reed, Keith Carter, and Maggie Steber.

Ibarionex is also the author of six books, including Chasing the Light: Improving Your Photography Using Available Light and Making Photographs: Developing a Personal Visual Workflow.

He previously served as an adjunct professor at the Art Center College of Design and as a production fellow at Maximum Fun, which produces NPR’s Bullseye with Jesse Thorn.

He currently serves as a special projects photographer at the Huntington Library, Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California.

He lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and their dog Zoey.