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Address

Leopoldo Romano No. 6-1
Mexico, city., D.F. 05280
MX

Company Name

Paco Macías Velasco

Company Type

Photography

Languages

Spanish, english, portuguese.

Established In

1971

Born

Mexico City

Email

pacomaciasvelasco@yahoo.com.mx

Telephone

52-55-1498-5864

Biography/Work Experience

PERSONAL DATA_________________________________________________ Name: Francisco Macias Velasco Birthplace: Mexico City Date of birth: October 4, 1951 Mexican nationality Home Address: Col. Leopoldo Romano # 6-1 Adolfo Lopez Mateos Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Mexico DF, CP 05280 Cell phone: (55) 1498 5864 Telephone House (55) 2163 3898 Email: pacomaciasvelasco@yahoo.com.mx SKILLS___________________________________________ Producer of photographic projects and concepts. Photographer in different specialties: portrait, landscape, automotive, product, food and beverage, tourism, industrial, architectural and art photography. Creativity focus in results. Photo: Photoshop, Lightroom and Phase One. Negotiation skills and teamwork. Languages: Spanish, Portuguese, English. ACADEMIC TRAINING______________________________________________ 2015. Diploma in Corporate Communications and Design of Political Campaign. IIS, UNAM. 1996. Diploma in advertising, Anahuac University, Mexico DF. 1971. Upgrade courses in photography, London Institute of Photography, London, England. 1970. Graduated from the Mexican Institute of Photography (IMF). 1958-1970. Elementary, Middle and High School. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT___________________________________________ 1971-1972. I started my career as a photographer independently in a studio called "Fotochrome" with other graduates of the IMF, as Augustin Palacios Ochoa and Pablo Gómez Gallardo Latapí. 1972-1973. I moved to live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where I worked as an editorial photographer. I am returning to Mexico I worked in different magazines: Vogue Mexico, Claudia, Foto Mundo and Automundo. 1974-1978. I started in "Gilardi, MW advertising, S.A. de CV "as advertising photographer and creative. 1986. I create a concept for a photographic signaling in the International Press Center and International Broadcast Centre of Mexico World Cup '86 for the design office of Pedro Ramirez Vazquez and Associates. 1978-2015. Since 1978 I run my own studio. Story with a proven experience as an advertising photographer. Throughout all these years I've been involved with my work as an art photographer in numerous exhibitions and philanthropic activities for the Mexico Vivo Foundation and the Mexican Foundation for liver health. On the other hand, I have worked for over fifty companies among which are: Restaurantes Toks, Liomont, Barcel, Bimbo, Comercial Mexicana, Volkswagen, Chrysler, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Tequila Herradura, BMW, Acura, Jeep, Nissan, Mercedes Benz, among others. Art Photo___________________________________________________ 2015. Live Art. Live for Mexico Foundation, Exhibition and Auction at the Museum of Modern Art. Mexico city. September. I exhibited and donated three photographic works. 2014 Individual photo exhibition at the Gallery X Espacio de Arte, Mexico, DF Entitled Time Suspended. December. 2013. I made over 120 photographs for the book -Shining together- for Pharmaceutic Laboratory Liomont 75th anniversary (Liomont, Mexico City, 2013). 2011. "The picture of Paco Macias, 4 decades of experience in the Mexican Magazine of Photography Fotozoom (year 36 No.424, Mexico City, January 2011). 2009. Catalog of sculptor Ismael Vargas: Vargas Ismael (Grand Marketing SA de CV, Mexico City, 2009). I also realized photographs for the book of Peruvian painter Oswaldo Sagástegui: Oswaldo Sagástegui Anthology (HGH printers, Mexico DF, 2009). 2007-2008. I donated a photograph of the Mexican Foundation for Liver Health (FUNDHEPA), which was published in Life Notebook (Mexican Foundation for Liver Health, Mexico City, Grupo Espinoza SA de CV, 2007). I also donated some works to the Mexico Vivo Foundation that appear in auction catalogs Foundation (Live Subastarte, Mexico DF, 2007, Live Art, Mexico DF, 2008). 2005. I photographed much of the work of the Mexican painters Gonzalo Carrasco and Miguel Aguayo, published in the book and the word painting. Two Mexican Jesuitas artists (Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, 2005). 2000. I was Founding Partner of Advertising Creative Mind SA de CV, where I designed and realized the art direction and some photos from the catalog of the exhibition "Internal Worlds" of the painter Chantale Mazin, who was held in the gallery Oscar Roman in September 2000. 1997. A biographical sketch and some photos in the book Great Photographers of Mexico, (Kodak Professional and Skylight Group, photomechanical reproductions SA de CV, Mexico City, 1997) was published. 1989. Participated as a photographer in the book of Architect Pedro Ramirez Vazquez. EXHIBITIONS______________________________________________________ 2000-2014. I have participated in numerous group exhibitions at the gallery Oscar Roman: The Lottery (2000), Contemporary Images (2001) Castas (2002), Nationalism (2003), Ex Votes Contemporary (2002). This latest exhibition, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was presented in different foreign countries: in Guatemala, Panama, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Jamaica (2003). Cuba and Romania (2005) and in cities such as Madrid, Paris (2005), Barcelona, ​​Brussels, Vienna, and Rome (2006). I also participated in the exhibition Nature Endangered I (2004), Desire (2005) and recently in the exhibition Nature Extinction II (2014). 2013. During the month of October as part of the anniversary event Liomont, I explained individually in the University Museum of Contemporary Art MUAC, many of the photographs that appeared in the book Shining together the 75th anniversary of the laboratory. 2010. Participated in the Metropolitan Cultural Space (METRO) Tampico, Tamaulipas, the exhibition Monuments, symbols and icons of the mexican revolution. AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS____________________________________________ Fotozoom Magazine 2014. The magazine gives me the award for Photographic Excellence, award given to members who had obtained Cosmic Man and the Goddess of Light, just 5 photographers in Mexico had such distinction. 2011. I was a finalist in the Latin America Photographer Hasselblad contest Competition in the category "Wedding and Social". In the latter contest, I was also a semi-finalist in the category of "Product". 2010. I was a finalist in the global Hasselblad "Masters" competition in the category "Wedding and Social". 2000. The magazine photography and visual arts Fotozoom Cosmic Man gives me for my career in the photographic panorama in my country. 1998. I received "The Goddess of Light" the best advertising photographer; award from the magazine of Photography and Visual Arts Fotozoom. 1994. I got the 1st place in the competition for professionals Hasselblad organized by Foto Regis in Mexico. The judge for the contest was the renowned photographer Ernst Wildi. I won a trip to renowned event "Photokina" in Cologne, Germany. My photo was published in a calendar photo Regis (1995) with eleven other participants in the contest photographers. PUBLICATIONS____________________________________________ For many years my works have been published in different magazines: Claudia and Fotomundo (1973-1974), in Vogue Mexico (1982-1984) and the prestigious publishing Rotovision (UK), books and Beauty Shots Night shots (1996 ). His work was also published in the book Great Photographers of Mexico, edited by Kodak (1998). regularly published in magazines like Fotozoom and Gastrotur.

Philosophy on Work

Producer of photographic projects and concepts. Creative photo focus in results.

Professional Specialties

Portrait, landscape, automotive, product, food and beverage, tourism, fashion, industrial, architectural and art photography.

Awards

Fotozoom Magazine 2014. The magazine gives me the award for Photographic Excellence, award given to members who had obtained Cosmic Man and the Goddess of Light, just 5 photographers in Mexico had such distinction. 2011. I was a finalist in the Latin America Photographer Hasselblad contest Competition in the category "Wedding and Social". In the latter contest, I was also a semi-finalist in the category of "Product". 2010. I was a finalist in the global Hasselblad "Masters" competition in the category "Wedding and Social". 2000. The magazine photography and visual arts Fotozoom Cosmic Man gives me for my career in the photographic panorama in my country. 1998. I received "The Goddess of Light" the best advertising photographer; award from the magazine of Photography and Visual Arts Fotozoom. 1994. I got the 1st place in the competition for professionals Hasselblad organized by Foto Regis in Mexico. The judge for the contest was the renowned photographer Ernst Wildi. I won a trip to renowned event "Photokina" in Cologne, Germany. My photo was published in a calendar photo Regis (1995) with eleven other participants in the contest photographers.

Education

2015. Diploma in Corporate Communications and Design of Political Campaign. IIS, UNAM. 1996. Diploma in advertising, Anahuac University, Mexico DF. 1971. Upgrade courses in photography, London Institute of Photography, London, England. 1970. Graduated from the Mexican Institute of Photography (IMF). 1958-1970. Elementary, Middle and High School.

Clients

Restaurantes Toks, Laboratorios Liomont, Barcel, Bimbo, Comercial Mexicana, Volkswagen, Chrysler, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Tequila Herradura, BMW, Acura, Jeep, Nissan, Mercedes Benz, among others.

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