Born in Guadalajara , Jalisco ( Mexico ) in March 1939. In 1958 he received a scholarship to study for three years a Masters in photography at the Bayerische Staatslehranstalt der Photographie in Munich , West Germany. In 1960 he started as a professional photographer and later taught at , and Paul Coremans Institute in Mexico City From 1983 to 1986 he served as Vice President of the Mexican Council of Photography . Over time he has been a member of the jury at various events : Biennial of Graphic Arts and Photography Biennial National Institute of Fine Arts , USA Kinsa Prize in Rochester , Geomundo Prize in Mexico City, Casa de las Americas in Havana, Cuba , among several others. He was a member of the National System of Creators of FONCA . He participated in numerous group exhibitions in Mexico , Europe, USA and South America .