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Meet Hollywood Photographer and Producer: Yasmim Castro

Today we’d like to introduce you to Yasmim Castro.

Yasmim, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
I’m originally from Brazil, one of my first contact with photography was in 4th grade when I saw the exhibition “Genesis” of Sebastiao Salgado, it really impacted me how powerful his photographs are but never had thought of being a photographer till later. When I was 18 years old I moved to Boston with my family, after 2 years there I decided to move to LA to pursue a dream of working with the music industry and art. I end up meeting a lot of musicians that’s when I started to feel the need of registering these moments, and tell their stories thru the pictures. But I don’t like to define myself as a music photographer only, but mostly as a storyteller.

Has it been a smooth road?
I think if you want to achieve your goals and dreams the road will never be too easy. I had a lot of no’s and don’ts when I first moved here and to be honest I still do, but that somehow just push me forward to find better and more improved ways to do more work but still believe on what I’m doing and why.

What’s the hardest part of your job?
Now in days a lot of your work is proved only about how many likes or followers you got out there, but that doesn’t define talent at all or your work at all, it’s always a lot of competition out there, but if you focus on your own work and what are you trying to do that is no doubt you’ll succeed.

How do you define success?
Doing what you love, everyday. To me that’s the definition of success, reaching out to people thru your, work your point of view, your beliefs.

So, what should we be on the lookout for, what’s next in store for you?
A year ago I started a partnership between my project STUDIO MI CASTRO with Tyler Gonzales (Audio Engineer/Singer/Producer) from ClubHouse. One of our first projects is the production to record live sessions. Music and art, in general, has always been a huge part of my life and now I feel the need to explore that a bit more, the idea of these live sessions is to give an intimate concert to the viewer it’s like if you favorite band come over and start playing at your living room. I plan to release more live sessions soon, and also more photography and music projects collaborating with different artists in LA.

Contact Info:

  • Website: www.studiomicastro.com
  • Email: studiomicastro@gmail.com
  • Instagram: @studiomicastro
  • Facebook: YasmimCastro

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