Oscar Garcia

Oscar Garcia was born in Mexico City in the late 50’s, lived in Guadalajara, grew up in a large family of 7 kids. Married with a wonderful woman from the Northwestern Mexican state of Sonora, has three beautiful and intelligent children, all of them with a great eye for photography. He went to college in Mexico City to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering and fulfill his passion for Mineralogy, and earth sciences. Nevertheless, this passion for minerals is now just an expensive hobby for him. The family immigrated to the USA back in 1989 to work for an American manufacturer of petroleum equipment, same field Oscar has been ever since. His career has sent him to 32 countries so far, as an international area sales manager with more focus in Latin America in the past 10 years.

During his sales career, Oscar pursued a Master in Business Administration degree in Houston Texas, graduating in 2007. The objective was to get a little help to boost his sales career with new credentials. He currently lives in Houston, Texas in the USA.

Oscar’s first experience with photography goes back to the 60’s with a rudimentary camera owned by his Mother. He used to borrow it whenever he went on a field trip during college. He has bought his first digital camera, a Sony Mavica in 1998, its memory was just a floppy, and 1MB filled the diskette. Replaced in 2003 by another Sony, this one with 5 Mpixels, then soon a Panasonic with 8 Mpixels. He finally discovered the Nikon world in 2007 with a Nikon D40X. His current gear is a Nikon D90, which he believes is a great camera; however, he still misses the lighter weight and vivid colors of the D40X, now owned by his eldest daughter. Some of his photographs have been selected by either newspapers, aviation organizations and magazines.

Oscar Garcia

Oscar Garcia

Camera Gear: Nikon D90 12.3MP DX-Format
Lenses: Nikkor 18-55 mm and 55-300 mm VR
Flash: Nikon standard
Tripod: From and old Sony video camera
Current Location: Houston, TX, United States
Website: http://oscarelmexicanopics.blogspot.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ogshelly
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ogshelly
Hobbies: Lead guitar player http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23kIgvezVyA
Best Achievements & Exhibitions:
3rd Place | Photo of the Month | 36th Month

Some of Oscar Garcia’s Most Popular Award Achievements

Brave Cliff Divers Area, by Oscar Garcia

Brave Cliff Divers Area, by Oscar Garcia

A Worldwide famous area, even in the movies you can enjoy the braveness of the guys that jump not less than 20 meters in a very rocky area of the pacific ocean ...
Beautiful Castle and Flowers, by Oscar Garcia

Beautiful Castle and Flowers, by Oscar Garcia

It was a cloudy, yet colorful day in the mountains that surround Bogota, Colombia. This particular location, worldwide famous for its fantastic views of the cit...

Blue Angels, by Oscar Garcia
Smoky Aircraft, by Oscar Garcia
Water over More Water, by Oscar Garcia
Gorgeous Acapulco Mexico, by Oscar Garcia
Boeing 747-400, by Oscar Garcia
Serene Seaside, by Oscar Garcia
Waves of Dos Bocas, by Oscar Garcia
Irish Redbreast Robin, by Oscar Garcia
1000 feet Above, by Oscar Garcia
Green Venezuela, by Oscar Garcia
Beautiful Rural Italy, by Oscar Garcia
Golden River under a Texan Bridge, by Oscar Garcia
Beautiful Castle and Flowers, by Oscar Garcia
Brave Cliff Divers Area, by Oscar Garcia
The Cliffs of Moher, by Oscar Garcia
An Italian Restaurant, by Oscar Garcia
Acapulco, by Oscar Garcia
Blue Angels Flower, by Oscar Garcia
Bluebonnets Texas, by Oscar Garcia
Mill, Horse and Bluebonnet, by Oscar Garcia
Looking for Gold Pot in Rainbow, by Oscar Garcia
Bogota, by Oscar Garcia
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