Isaac Alvarez is a commercial photographer, director and artist based in Los Angeles, California. Isaac is well known for his dramatic portraits that resonates emotions while giving the viewer a powerful insight into his subjects lives. His work is a reflection of contemporary/cinematic. While his images are often on the edge of any situation, photographing the situation is not nearly as interesting as photographing the edges of human emotions.


Isaac Alvarez has been a professional photographer for many years.  He studied photography early on at the "Art Institute of Los Angeles" located in Santa Monica, CA.  He then worked at a studio located in Monrovia, CA assisting a well known furniture photographer.  Soon after, he was applying and expanding on what he learned in projects from upcoming models, artist and agencies.  Concept projects have taken him from the streets of midtown Los Angeles to colorful sites at Santa Monica and the sun drenched beaches of the California's coast.  Isaac's love of photographing people has lead him to work with some of the top public relations firms in Beverly Hills.

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Isaac Alvarez views the art of photography as a subtractive process, a distilling of reality into personal vision.  As such he often use the tools of modern photography - different film stocks, filters, digital enhancement - to try to capture in an image the emotions he felt at the moment he tripped the camera's shutter.

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Working in a wide variety of areas, Isaac specialize in portrait and commercial photography with a touch of fashion and editorial.   Isaac's photographs have appeared in various media including magazines, posters, commercial, billboards, catalogs and advertising materials.