Rubén Robledo

Rubén Robledo

In truth, everywhere in and around Point Reyes is beautiful. This is the first time I have lived near the ocean and I find it very relaxing. I don’t have any regular time for taking pictures, but there is always the dawn and the sunset. I keep my camera close by, in...
Gisela Alvarado

Gisela Alvarado

I like photography because it reminds me of unforgettable moments, transmitting different sentiments that happen in each instant of my life. Life is full of illusions and challenges to face; every day I see myself growing. To be fully in the moment is the most...
Ariana Aparicio

Ariana Aparicio

  Through the Latino Photography Project of GRO, one of the most important lessons I have learned is that photography is our language and special way of sharing. Sharing different aspects of our selves, our lives, and most importantly what we love in life. In my...
Mario Garcia

Mario Garcia

There is a calm I feel when I am taking photographs. Photographing the barn where I work, then later I can recall the calm I felt when I was making the pictures. I work at night, and again in the afternoon, ten hours milking cows. There are fifteen pumps running to...
Imelda Macias

Imelda Macias

When I started out photographing over these past two years I felt lost. In the past we always had a theme, an assignment. In thinking about what I wanted to photograph, I began to see that water kept attracting me. I think of water as being like emotions, and the...
Maricela Mora

Maricela Mora

When I came to this country, I never thought I would have the kind of experiences I have had with Aztec dancing — to do the ceremonies where we give thanks to the earth. This gives me feelings of freedom and strength; I feel proud to be part of the community of...
Juanita Romo

Juanita Romo

I love taking pictures of people at the special events of life. One of the mothers called and asked me if I would take pictures of her son’s first confirmation, which I did. Then she called to ask if I would take pictures of his communion, so I took those too. A...
Martina Roque

Martina Roque

When someone invites me to their party, I am inspired to pull out my camera — to maybe give the pictures to them if they turn out, but also to have a memory afterwards. I love to take pictures of events and to try to capture the moment. I have had many good teachers,...
Agustina Martinez

Agustina Martinez

I am always with my camera, and when I look at my photos, I think that I am reflecting the happiness of life, being around my family and friends in a fun way. I see that I also take many pictures of animals, especially our dog Kenny, who makes our family laugh all the...