zach mendez




his experience in the classical music industry and his love of visual art inspired him to start working with a camera. zach specializes in portrait, lifestyle, and fashion photography.

in 2018 he was chosen as a finalist in the photographer's forum annual college photography competition. his work was in the top 8% of images chosen.

his work has been published in publications such as the santa barbara independent, santa barbara news-press, photographer's forum magazine, ozshot magazine, and archive magazine.

zach is a graduate of carnegie mellon university.

selected clients

opera santa barbara | uc santa barbara | whistle club | in•situ jewelry

zach is represented by tgs talent.

 photo by  jonas jungblut