Tarina Rodriguez is a documentary photographer based in Panama City, Panama. She studied photography in Italy and later worked as a photojournalist in New Orleans. In 2005 she was accepted for the Documentary and photojournalist one-year program at the International Center of Photography in New York, where she applied to participate in the scholarship program granted by the New York Times Foundation and selected for the said benefit. In 2016 she the winner of the IPEL Photography Prize and second prize in the Roberto Lewis Contest of the National Institute of Culture 2014.
After years abroad, she returned to Panama and focused on photographing the rituals of the daily expression of her country, with its urban landscapes and rural background. She has carried out various projects; Among them: Coffee World and Panama Rural.
Since 2017 she has been a member of Women Photograph, a non-profit to elevate the voices of women and non- binary visual journalists. She is also part of The Journal Collective a visual project with 400 plus women photographers from around the world documenting our lives during this pandemic.