Ignacio Galvez

Ignacio Galvez

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Name: Ignacio Galvez



Bio: I’m based in Santiago, Chile, but i’m abroad a lot. Working in advertising for many agencies, I also shoots bands, on stage, backstage, portraits, on the road, etc. I released my first book of live music photos in 2013 in Chile with photos taken in Chile, Brazil and the United States. also released the english version in the US at Space 15 twenty in Hollywood, CA under Farmhouse Publishing. My love for music, skateboarding and tattoos always keep me in relation with streets and underground scenes, that also enjoy playing with my Hardcore Band "562"

Hometown: Santiago - Chile

Resides: Santiago - Chile

Career Highlight #1: Releasing my first book in 2013 in Chile

Career Highlight #2: Releasing the US edition of my book in LA, CA. april 2014

Career Highlight #3: Shooting Anthrax at Rock al Parque - Colombia, with a crowd of 140.000

Q&A WITH Ignacio Galvez:

BlackRapid product of choice: Hybrid Breathe

Age you took your first photo? What camera did you use? around 7 years old, Canon AE1

When did you realize that you wanted to be a professional photographer? Probably High School, i was between being a musician and a photographer, went to college for a sound engineer career, was close to earn money on music hahaha, i still keep playing with my band, but my day job it’s photography

Who inspires you? my kids

What camera do you use to capture most of your work? Canon 5ds

If I could photograph anyone in the world, alive or deceased, it would be…. Beastie Boys

What do you do when not taking photos? hanging with wife and kids, playing with my band

Favorite place on Earth? Probably Jamaica

One piece of advice for someone at the beginning stages of their photography career? Keep going, it’s a hard path, and it never ends

How do you "Live The Moment"? Whenever i’m shooting bands i try to get the most of it, listening and enjoying what i like the most and moves my soul, Music.

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