About

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Owner/ Lead Photographer:

Francisco Cortés is known for his photojournalistic storytelling: ranging from pensive moments, to civil unrest, to the experiences of immigrants in their alternating contexts.  Cortés was born on the border between the rural states of Oaxaca and Veracruz, in the southern region of Mexico. After migrating to Texas at an early age, Francisco called the Southside of San Antonio his home, until studying Chicano Studies and photojournalism in Austin, Texas.  With film photography and darkroom printing techniques as his foundation, Cortés uses the contexts of his many environments, to shape the manner in which Cortés looks through the lens, simultaneously empowering young photographers of color through student programs such as “The Light Catchers Society”.

With 15 years of experience, Efe Photography carries a strong background in photo-journalism and a wide range of specialties (documentary, portrait, event, wedding, commercial, street, fine art); each specialty revolving around true documentation – traditional & artistic.

Clients Include:

Artpace
Linda Pace Foundation
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
Redbull
The Rivard Report
Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum
Batanga Magazine
Equality Texas
San Antonio Current
Remezcla
Third Root
Maverick Music Festival
University of Texas at Austin
Backbeat Magazine
La Voz de Dove Springs

 


Community Programming:

San Anto Cultural Arts

  • After School Photography Instructor
  • Summer Program Lead Instructor/Curator: Detras del Lente
  • El Placazo Liason

Washington Elementary

  • After-School Program, Art/Photography Instructor
    • Light Catchers Society

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

  • Photography Instructor

Mexicarte Museum

  • After-School Art Program Instructor

San Antonio Youth Center

  • After-School Program Instructor

 

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