In November 2006 Ana Nance was awarded the photographer
of the year award in Madrid, Spain by the official association
of magazines, ARI.
The award was based upon a selection of 5 photographic
stories published and submitted by the magazine Marie
Claire. The most prominent story was of Spain´s
President Zapatero´s trip to the 60th aniversary
of the United Nations in New York City, September of
2005 published in Marie Claire November 2005. Photographs
included Zapatero relaxing and casually conversing with
his team in the presidencial airplane on the flight
over from Spain. Portraits at the chrysler building,
meeting with Condolezza Rice, Bill Clinton, King and
Queen of Spain, King and Queen of Jordan among others.
The other stories presented included, a trip with the
Queen of Spain to Chile, South America with 2006 Nobel
Peace Prize winner Mohammed Yunus, founder of the Grameen
Bank and President of the Microcredit System, to the
international conference of the microcredit system.
A documentary of Madrid´s County President, and
another of the Minister of Culture.