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Alberto Ramos-Torrescano About

My intention when I photograph, is to make an entity that is vividly described. Whether light is soft, bare, sharp or dreamlike, photographing is to create an altogether new object, self contained and complete. 1 comment



1997-1998 Columbia College. Chicago, IL. Candidate MFA in Photography.

1987-1992 Center for Cinematography Studies. CUEC. Universidad Autonoma de Mexico. Bachelors in Cinematography. Cinematographer: 10 short fiction films & documentaries. CUEC was influenced by the Nouvelle Vague. It produces 100 short films a year, many showing at international festivals.

1987-1992 Lazaro Blanco. Photographic Workshop of Casa del Lago. UNAM. Mexico.

1982-1983 The International School of English. Exeter. England.

1977-1984 Unversidad Autonoma Metropolitana. Mexico. Bachelors in Economics.


1998 Received Columbia College Artistic Achievement Award. USA.

1994 Selected for 6th National Biennial of Photography. Mexico.

1993 First prize. The Freiburg. Documentary Film Festival. Gemany.


2001-2009 Fine Art Printer. Interior Design- Architectural Photographer. Photo Editor.

1999-2000 Hedrich-Blessing Studio. Chicago. Photo Assistant.

1998-2001 Michael Abramson. Chicago. Photo Assistant.

1999 Richard Izui Studio. Chicago. Photo Assistant.

1998-1999 McShane-Flemming Studios. Chicago. Architectural Photographer.

1996-1998 Northwestern University. Evanston. IL. Videographer.

1994-1995 The Empowerment Project, Chapel Hill, NC. Assisted David Kasper, Academy Award Filmmaker.

1992-1994 Civil Engineers Associated. ICA. Mexico. Cinematographer. Documented the construction of Puente Mezcala, Gro. Mexico.

1992-1994 Amway Magazine,Mexico. Editorial Photographer.

1992-1994 Unidad de Television Educativa. Mexico. Videographer. Documented the organic production of crops in various indigenous communities in rural Mexico.


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