Two former gang members decide to endure the painful process of removing tattoos they both once wore with pride.

PHOTOGRAPHY, AUDIO & MUSIC: ERIK CASTRO © 2011 all rights reserved.


During the first two months of 2013, I photographed and recorded interviews of Matt Lytle, 22, Asia Dumlao-Galang, 19 and Ki Gusse, 17 all who offered intimate details about their experiences of being homeless. The resulting video offers some insight into the enormous challenges facing young individuals who have no where to go but the streets.

PHOTOGRAPHY, AUDIO & MUSIC: ERIK CASTRO © 2013 all rights reserved.

Musical Maycie

A blind girl's life in a children's orchestra.

PHOTOGRAPHY, AUDIO & MUSIC: ERIK CASTRO © 2009 all rights reserved.


Cameron Vadnaise, 25, once homeless but now in supportive housing goes job hunting with the help of the non-profit Social Advocates for Youth (S.A.Y.). This short film captures Cameron's thoughts during a job interview day.

VIDEOGRAPHY, AUDIO & MUSIC: ERIK CASTRO © 2015 all rights reserved.