documentary photography in New York

This Is Why You Are Important To The World

Have you ever heard the phrase “Don’t blink or time will pass you by”? Or something along those lines?

I hear that saying in movies and it reminds everyone to embrace what they have in the moment; to live in the now which in some Continue reading “This Is Why You Are Important To The World”

Why It’s Great To Go Back To The Basics

Most of the work that I have been focusing on is photography related and I absolutely love it!

I really pushed me to use technology since I really love to focus on sketching and painting. I first started my art journey through painting and I developed everything form there. But when it came to photography and using photoshop – that was a huge challenge for me to face. And I’d like to think that I am doing an awesome job (let me know what you think haha!) Continue reading “Why It’s Great To Go Back To The Basics”

A Quick & Easy Trick On How To Get Your Inspiration Back!

You ever get those days where living your passion suddenly out of no where feels like an obligation?

That has to be the most feared outcome that any creative would encounter. Living your passion is what you want to do; it’s what you were put on this earth to do…but there can be days where starts to feel like “work”. All of a sudden you lose inspiration and you just can’t get out of bed in the morning to continue… Continue reading “A Quick & Easy Trick On How To Get Your Inspiration Back!”

The Real Truth About Your Photos

“So, why art?”

I get asked that question a lot! I think almost every artist get asked the same question about the work that they do – the why question. Out of all the things in the world that you could be doing, why did you choose this profession or why this medium of art. And the response that I use to give was “I didn’t really choose it, it chose me.” Continue reading “The Real Truth About Your Photos”

Why I Turned My Family Into Monsters & SCARED the Fashion World

By the age of eight, I felt that I was ugly.

There were so many times when I was being picked on as a kid because I was Colombian, flat chested and didn’t wear any cool clothes that were in style. When I was growing up, I lived a life of hand-me-downs from my older sister. Continue reading “Why I Turned My Family Into Monsters & SCARED the Fashion World”

black and white portrait photography

How 13 Year Old Girls Helped Me Stop Bullying & Save Lives

A couple of years ago, a very dear friend of mine committed suicide and it tore me to pieces.

For those of you who have experienced a loss like this, there’s no words to describe the feeling of knowing that your friend left this world by choice. It wasn’t until I found out later that the main reason of his actions was because he was constantly bullied and chastised for being different. Continue reading “How 13 Year Old Girls Helped Me Stop Bullying & Save Lives”