Hugo Rodriguez studied Industrial Engineering at the University of Leon and photography at the Institute of Photography Studies of Catalonia (IEFC), including macro and fashion photography’s specialization courses. He primarily works as a teacher of photography techniques, color management, digital capture and RAW format, having taught since 1999 at schools like IEFC, EFTI or Grisart. He also acts as technical consultant of color management and digital imaging to EGM Laboratories Color, the largest professional photo lab in Spain, and offers expert advice to professionals on the most technical aspects of photography.
He has been given numerous courses, seminars and conferences for universities like the European University of Madrid, Carlos III or the Pompeu-Fabra, organizations like the Zaragoza’s Advanced Technologies Center and associations, has exhibited his landscapes’ photographs on several times and won many prizes, the most important being the national prize for photography of Caja España.
He has written dozens of articles for publications such as Casanova Professional magazine or the Newspaper of Catalonia and published photographs and text in various magazines. He has developed and is personally in charge of the production at EGM of the IT8 color chart (being one of the only three manufacturers in the world), a precision tool used to calibrate digital cameras and scanners.