Fine Art Photography by Francisco Montes


Francisco Under a Giant Tree

Francisco Montes is a photography wizard.  He began his professional photographic career over 40 years ago.  Francisco received formal training and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.  After traveling extensively he settled on Maui in 2004.  Francisco has been living in The Pacific North West since 2020.

His unique perception is expressed in his exquisite work through emphasis in balanced compositions that exalt the inherent beauty of all things.  Francisco's love for natural light is revealed throughout the various focus of his work, including long night time exposures and portraiture.  He is a naturalist photographer specializing in projects requiring a unique artistic approach.

Francisco's passion includes photographing nature, travel photojournalism and portraiture. He is also specializes in creating very large high-definition panoramas.  Influenced by his early work in the darkroom with graphics arts film, Francisco continues to create highly captivating conceptual and multi-dimensional images through photo composites.


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