Photographer Carlos Pacheco has earned a Compassionate Action Award from PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.Pacheco who was photographing a controlled fire in rural Grandin on Oct. 15, when he heard meowing and spotted two tiny kittens—one inside the fire and the other nearby, according to a release from PETA.
Talk about being saved by a whisker. A pair of kittens is on the mend after they became trapped inside a pile of burning brush in North Dakota, only to be saved by a passing photographer who heard them crying. “My first thought was, I am going to have to watch this cat pass away,” Carlos Pacheco, who was photographing the controlled fire earlier this month, told Valley News Live.Pacheco said he had been snapping photos for about five minutes at the blaze near Grandin, about 30 miles north of Fargo, before he heard their cries....
Obstructed-Carlos Rene Pacheco (Gardner, North Dakota) Obstructed is a series of abstractions recorded from live webcams in which various environmental factors and the camera’s own mechanisms disrupt its function as a tool that aids in global voyeurism. Live Abstraction #1, culminates in a final revelation as the world seemingly materializes from the all encompassing fog that dominates the viewers’ field of vision.
ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery will host an exhibition titled “Interrupted,” which will feature a selection of works that address the theme of loss and longing within people’s lives....
Carlos Rene Pacheco – Tucson, Arizona
My work takes many forms; however, it is rooted primarily in digital photographic processes. I investigate how we use photography and technology in an increasingly virtual and connected world. I am currently exploring these ideas using live streaming webcams and social media. These spaces include Times Square and Dealey Plaza, where a webcam looks down from the vantage point of John F. Kennedy’s assassin...