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Photographer Miguel Acevedo discusses his Start in the business and his distinctive style

In 1987, LA-based photographer Miguel Acevedo caught his first glimpses of Ansel Adams posters and felt instantly drawn to black and white photographic images. At the time, he was in college, with little time or money to spare, but with plenty of dreams and ideas.

Photo Credit: Miguel Acevedo

“During one of our weekly phone chats, I shared with my mom that I was interested in learning about photography. She offered to go halfers with me on a camera. It was to be my first, an entry-level Minolta. Camera in hand, I signed up for a beginner's class on black and white film and darkroom techniques,” says Miguel.