Sergio Santos is our expert on digital scanning and photo restoration. He handles all of our Imacon film scans as well as our flatbed pro scans of photos, artwork, and odd-sized film. He is skilled at copy work of artwork, over-sized documents, and photos. In addition, Sergio is backup for a number of our production departments. He can do it all! He is also an extremely talented percussionist - look for him playing with a number of bands around town!
How long have you worked at Holland Photo Imaging?
On and off since 1987.
What was your first camera?
What is your favorite camera?
Canon G15 - it's easy to carry it around.
Who has influenced your work?
Henri Cartier-Bresson when I started. Now, I don’t know.
How did you get interested in photography?
My uncle was a professional photographer and a professional musician, and somehow, I ended up being both. Also I went to high school with a very talented Brazilian photographer Araquem Alcantara Pereira and he turned me on to exploring photography.
Film or digital?
Digital. Film is beautiful, but digital is very open.
How did you end up in Austin?
My ex-wife has family here in Texas and she went to UT and it was warmer than Canada and there was music.