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Carlos Ramirez

Carlos Ramirez

When Carlos was about 14, 45 years ago, his dad, (Carlos Sr.), had many cameras and this created a bonding opportunity for father and son. Carlos Sr. lectured on composition, lighting, camera controls and everything else. Back as a teen in Guadalajara, Mexico, they would spend hours in a local forest called, Colomos, and in fact, Carlos Jr. is still inspired by this lovely setting as reflected in some of the images in the slide show that accompanies this bio.

And Carlos Jr., had something to shoot for since Carlos Sr. was an award-winning photographer who was published in the local newspapers. It is said that the son must exceed the successes of the father and when Carlos continued with his pursuit of photography he inevitably became published in National Geographic Traveler, which would have brought great pride to dad who had unfortunately passed away by that point. Carlos Jr. is also the main featured photographer in a highly respected coffee table photo book, “Estilo Zihuatanejo,” a tribute to a special region of Mexico which faces the Pacific Ocean.

Just as Carlos Sr. was passionate about teaching photography, so too is Carlos Jr. who teaches to this day, dating back to his relocation to Toronto, where he has lived with his wife and 2 children, since 1998. Carlos is known and admired throughout the Ontario Province for leading group workshops on location as well as studio sessions. He also teaches private workshops and continues to exhibit his work, for which he has developed an impressive following.

Carlos’ work can be found in private collections such as Getty Images, the La Quinta de Don Andres Hotel and 500px Licensing contributor. The work has been used in marketing brochures but also add beauty to office walls in many locations.

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Carlos Ramirez
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Carlos Ramirez
Vancouver outdoor close up
New Brunswick Cape Rocks Tree
Paris Modern Architecture
Yoho - Emerald Lake
Whitchurch-Stouffville Barn
Vatican columns
The Bench
Ottawa winter sunset reflection
Ottawa Boats Fall
New Brunswick Hopewell Rocks Low Tide
New Brunswick Church Reflection
Mallorca Cathedral
Gatineau Voyageurs Pathway
Cinque terre Manarola
Gaudi's Columns
Banff Cottage Lake Louise
Arizona Grand Canyon Panorama
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Comments to “Carlos Ramirez”

  1. Thank You Richard and Carlos for a fantastic workshop. We learnt a lot and it was a lot of fun.

  2. It was a great workshop. Carlos definitely knows his stuff, but more importantly, he took the time to explain everything in a way that was really accessible and easy to grasp. The workshop followed by the field session made for the perfect combo.

    I’ve joined both Facebook groups and look forward to sharing and looking at others’ photos.


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