|Years ago I used to daydream about photographing people, exciting events, and traveling to exotic places. I wanted to create Art and photograph people at their best and worst. Capturing emotion through the lens is a passion of mine. I decided to pursue that passion full time and I never looked back. At a very young age I became involved with dance, music, and art. I have always been a visual person - attracted to colors and textures. When I picked up my mothers 35mm camera at age 10, it felt very natural to take pictures. Creating scenes and dressing my younger sister up for photographs became a new hobby of mine. I consider myself a people person. Connecting with all sorts of people and finding out who they are is self full-filling . My job to date has taken me around the world; discovering many different countries. I am very fortunate to do what I love on a daily basis: traveling, meeting new people, photographing their lives and environment.|
The Facts: Celeste moved to Austin as a child. She graduated from St. Edward's University with a BA in communication with an emphasis in media production. She has photographed musicians, music festivals, production stills for movies, portraits (editorial and personal), community events, stills for a travel television show, and weddings.Her client list includes: Jason's Deli, Austin Public Library, Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, Capital Sports & Entertainment, C3 Presents, Cine Las Americas, Center for Public Policy Priorities, Destination Marketing International Assoc., Libraries of Love, Latinitas, One Kick Productions, Sony BMG, Urban Latino, Wild Outdoor Adventures, and many more. She now lives and photographs the wine country in Paso Robles, California.