In the 90's, during the most devastating crisis in Cuban
history, a generation of extraordinary musicians had
to sacrifice home to free their art, and survive.
A limited edition photography series that explores one
of my culture's greatest forms of expression. Just like
our music seems to have a life of its own, I bring life
and focus to the tools used to create it.
The textures, colors and architecture of a city left
behind in the 1950’s are still beautiful and impressive
today, but noticeably left to decay and crumble.
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when we grow up."
Over the years, Elvis's works has expanded to include everything from fine art to commercial, from candid and doc style, to live performances. His photography has the power of frame, the soul of what he sees, and is not inspired by one thing, or one person or idea. It's motivated by challenges.
Randy Valdes has developed a promising career as both director of photography and director. As a director, Randy strives to tell stories that challenge and inspire viewers. Behind the camera, he manipulates composition and lighting to develop a cinematic atmosphere that is true to the story.