About

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Owner/ Lead Photographer:

Francisco Cortés was born on the border between the 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 leaving to Austin, TX to major in Chicano Studies and, after his first photography course, journalism.  Through film photography and dark-room printing, Cortés used those fundamental studies and the contexts of his many environments, to shape the manner in which Cortés looks through the lens.

With 14 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
  • El Placazo Liason

Washington Elementary

  • After-School Program, Art/Photography Instructor

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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