"When you look at Calderon's work as a whole, it is easy to note that there's an underlying style that binds his creations together. It is his aesthetically clean, minimalistic tones which helps capture the essence of his subject that defines him. His execution is assertive, maintaining that anything other than what is necessary is a distraction to the viewer. In a world where visual clutter is pervasive, Calderón's clean approach to photography provides refreshing, yet striking visual spaces."
Born in Tijuana, México. Esteban Calderón began as a photographer at age 21, and in a short period of time has worked with countless celebrities from Mexico and abroad, such as: Lana del Rey, Sean Lennon, Shirley Manson, Bethany Cosentino (Best Coast), Omar Rodriguez López (The Mars Volta) and Eiza González (From Dusk Till Dawn) among others. His work has been published in magazines like Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Rolling Stone and NYLON Español, where he was Photo Director. The versatility of his work is a hallmark and distinguishes him as a photographer in different realms of work such as: fashion, beauty and music. Developing album covers for Aleks Syntek (Grammy-nominee), Sony Music pop singers Kaay and the widely-acclaimed Spanish pop band DVICIO.
His work is highly applauded for its clean aesthetic on portraits, that keep the essence of the character in a remarkable essence. Calderón area of expertise has become magazine covers. Based in countries such as Spain, United States and Mexico; he has a global accomplished portfolio.