Our Team Hernan Photography Studios
The recipient of over 30 international photography awards, including a prestigious Black and White Spider Award in the fashion category, as well as a Photography Masters Cup Nomination 2013 in the fashion category, Hernan Rodriguez operates a successful studio in the heart of Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley. There, he juggles a steady roster of commercial, product, and celebrity photography, along with corporate and family portraiture. He has photographed Luminaries in the music and entertainment arena in both the American and Latin market including Mario Reyes from the Gipsy Kings, Former Ms Universe, Alycia Machado and Cristian Castro as well as sports and public figures including five time world champion, Evander Holyfield, Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, Gabe Pruitt from the Boston Celtics and DeSean Jackson from the Philidelphia Eagles. Hernan has also worked on Movie Posters for Actor/Comedian Eddie Griffin and Singer/Songwriter, Nelly. He has art directed and photographed advertising campaigns for Guess, Corona , and AMA Racing. His client base spans from EMI Records, Sony, Universal, CURB Records, Playboy Beverage Inc., and Telemundo. Hernan has also been featured in Studio Photography, Rangefinder, and covers in both PhotoShop User, & Punto magazines as well a Light It Digital Magazine. He also has a published book, 75 Portraits by Hernan Rodriguez through Amherst Media. Hernan has photographed ads for MensWorkout, Exercise for Men, Triathlete Magazine, and Israelli magazine, HDL. Hernan was also accredited with Westcotts Top 15 Endorsed Professional Photographers 2013. Hernan’s outgoing personality and fresh approach to imagery, makes him a highly sought out conference speaker both nationally and Internationally including Keynote speaker in Colombia and Mexico. He has established himself in the industry as a well respected professional photographer with the full support and sponsorship of industry leaders such as TAMRON USA, Westcott, WACOM, Dynalite, Rosco Ent., and AlienSkin.
Gary’s career has encompassed theatre, television, film and print. As a performer, choreographer, producer, casting director and talent manager. He has performed with John Travolta, James Spader, Robert Downey Jr. In film – on Young & The Restless, as Larry and on stage in 42nd St, Follies and Cinderella. In the fashion industry, he served as Art Director for 10 editions of the Tanline CA-Menswear catalog. As a talent manager his clients have starred on Broadway in: Fosse, The Producers, Movin Out, Contact and Saturday Night Fever. On film in Chicago and in many sitcoms including Sex and the City. “ I feel honored and blessed in collaborating with this special team at Hernan Photography Studios.”
Gary Christopher Parry: Executive Operations – Talent Coordinator
Cindy is the liaison between our clients, such as celebrities and their agents, and the photography team. She’s the point-woman in terms of client satisfaction during the shoot. She organizes and structures the production team both in the studio and on-location. Her time management is imperative to the success of the team as a whole. She works individually with wardrobe, stylists, MUA’s, and our photographers to ensure everything is running smooth and everyone’s needs are met.With a wealth of experience in accounting and sales, combined with expertise in the skincare industry, she brings an invaluable, critical eye to our team.Cindy handles interactions between Hernan and his sponsors, as well as keeps track of his educational commitments where she handles scheduling, planning, implementation, and communication. She also handles a lot of our social media, and other outward facing marketing and PR related tasks. We’re thankful to have her.
Cindy Galdamez: Director of Operations