William Eggleston is one of the most influential photographers of the latter half of the 20th century, credited with pioneering fine art color photography in his iconic depictions of the American South. (more…)
I like taking pictures of people. I think that there is an indefinable energy that happens when a person gets in front of a camera, and I feel a sense of liberation when I am behind it.
I started taking photography classes when I was eighteen years old and was fascinated with the darkroom being able to see how the image slowly appeared in the paper. Taking pictures became natural but I was not focused on photography until years later. As time took its course, I studied marketing at the Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores, in Monterrey, Mexico. Although I enjoyed studying marketing I felt there was a void in my life and I decided to do what really makes me happy and that is when I came to San Francisco to study Masters in Photography at The Academy of Art.