Photographer Manny Sanchez was born on Long Island, New York, to Cuban parents. When Manny was very young, his family moved to Los Angeles, where his lifelong love of photography took root. Manny has traveled around the world taking photos. In 2010, he returned to New York, and currently resides in Brooklyn. Inspired by the fashion of New York City, he began to work with fabrics as an art medium. Soon he began transferring his pictures onto silks.