Erwin shooting the Mardi Gras Parade in Soulard, Photo by David Ha (2024)

Erwin Arias, a photographer based in St. Louis, Missouri, was born and raised in Mexico City in the mid-80s. Having completed undergraduate and graduate studies in neuroscience, his journey into photography began in 2020 when he acquired a camera from a local store in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he resided at the time. Initially a hobby, photography quickly evolved into a passion, drawing him outdoors to capture life's moments through his lens.
Since then, his passion for photography has flourished, serving as a boundless well of inspiration and his primary creative outlet. He finds joy in crafting images that narrate the unique stories of his subjects, approaching each photograph with intuition, and capturing the essence of what resonates with him. His portfolio reflects a distinctive perspective and an instinct for seizing decisive moments with skill and artistry.
Firmly believing in the celebration of every individual's story through photography, he is on a mission to provide a platform where each person's unique attributes are honored and immortalized with respect and admiration. He is dedicated to bringing his clients' visions to life, tailoring each session to their needs while delivering images of enduring quality.
Whether it's a solitary portrait, a romantic couple, a vibrant family, or a corporate entity, he is committed to assisting clients in creating imagery that speaks volumes about their stories. With a meticulous eye for detail and a commitment to excellence, he ensures that every session yields photographs that withstand the test of time.
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