Nacho Lopez, born as Ignacio Lopez Bocanegra, was born in Mexico during the year 1923. His father was the manager of sales and advertising of Palmolive Soap. Watching his father work in this field, created an interest of his own in the area of photography and advertising. He was gifted a camera from his uncle and began perfecting his craft. At a very young age, he showed special talent in documentary photography and he started the “Yucatecan Photo Hobby Club”.