Emilio A. Rodriguez
Born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba in the late 1930s,
this artist was introduced to his passion at the tender age of 8 with
the gift of his
first camera; an Ansco camera brought from New York for him by his loving
The reality of life in this time and place made his pursuit of his burgeoning
passion very difficult. This soon to be
unwilling immigrant would find himself struggling to make a living in
Puerto Rico, one of the more beautiful
canvases of the Caribbean. His success in business would soon afford
him the opportunities to further develop his
expertise in photography.
Finally moving to Miami, ER establishes his art first with his family,
becoming the unofficial family photographer.
Every familial rite of passage is recorded with photographic excellence
and soon combined with the technology of
the modern computer to elevate ER to the status of family historian and
digital photographic expert.
Today, with his newly acquired status as a retiree, ER turns his eye
and camera lens towards his new passion;
digital photography. With inspirational subjects as his family and the
natural surroundings enjoyed in South Florida,
ER has a plethora of targets for his favorite instrument of art, his
ER has established himself in the field of photography as an innovative
and imaginative professional. He
demonstrates his creativity through his photographic impressions; ranging
from subjects of a fragile nature, where
he captures the delicate intricacies of a flower in bloom and extending
across to surreal-like landscape images,
seemingly captured on worlds far, far away.