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Rafael Blando is a Mexican photographer highly influenced by his native culture. For the past five years he has traveled and photographed more than 25 countries with his camera, in 3 different continents including: Europe, Africa, North America, the Caribbean, Central and South America.
My work as photographer represents the never-ending search for the human identity and the lost "self" in the overcrowded XXI century. The rise of new global, esthetic and moral values based primarily on a consumerist culture, have led to a deterioration of the capacity to observe.

My images act as reflection… Read More
My work as photographer represents the never-ending search for the human identity and the lost "self" in the overcrowded XXI century. The rise of new global, esthetic and moral values based primarily on a consumerist culture, have led to a deterioration of the capacity to observe.

My images act as reflections; which serve to remind, recognize and question through a sense of otherness, who we are. But above all, who are they that we observe daily through the normal course of our lives.

The constant distractions, present in all major modern cities, have led me to utilize a method to compose the image in a way to isolate the individual and strengthen his character. I have found, in the simplicity of black and white photography, the inherent force of the portrait. Read Less
“Visions of Paris” at Café Marioneta in Torreón, México. (2007)

“The Face, the Heart” at Museo Regional de la Laguna (Regional Museum of la Laguna) in Torreón, México. (2011)

“The Face, the Heart” at Ex Convento del Carmen (Carmen Ex Convent) in Guadalajara, México. (2012)
Member Since: Feb 25, 2010