Diego Flores | Brooklyn NY, USA

Short bio…

Diego Enrique Flores (b. 1989) is a Texan documentary photographer based out of Brooklyn, New York. Influenced by Josef Koudelka, Dmitri Baltermants, and Peter Beste, his work seeks to explore the relationship between man, nature, ritual, history, and violence.

 You shoot film because…

I shoot film because I enjoy ‘handling’ the image from start to finish. The entire process of shooting film feels far more organic than digital, and requires dedication on the part of the photographer. Film has taught me patience, diligence, and love how unforgiving it can be.

Your photography feels like…

My photography is heavily influenced by Eastern European and Japanese photography, historical imagery, and 19th century Russian art.

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