David Valdez used to capture a sitting president’s every move, putting him in the company of world and military leaders, kings and even the Pope. It was a whirlwind life, traveling to 75 countries with President George H.W. Bush as his official photographer. Valdez is the only Latino ever to hold the coveted post.
High cotton for a boy from Alice, Texas.
His life has come down from those rarefied heights, but Valdez still carries his Nikon camera or iPhone to pursue his passion for photography.