Name: Elsa Vasquez
Occupation: fine art/portrait photographer and owner of Pink Family Portraits
Birth date and place: Feb. 21; Mexico City
Family: husband, Ralph, 37; and daughters, Katherine, 13, and Samantha, 8
The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: meeting people.
My business philosophy is: using God’s gifts for the good of our community.
If I could, I’d be a: kid again.
I’m so sick of: politics.
The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: St. Peter, Ruth Orkin, Paul Strand and my grandmother who recently passed away.
My hobbies are: drawing, reading and hiking.
The last book I read was: The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth by Scott Hahn.
I wish I knew how to: paint.
My worst habit is: grinding my teeth.
Nobody knows I: keep a candy dish or box everywhere I work.
The person I most admire is: my husband.
My guilty pleasure is: coffee and cake.
I drive a: Dodge SUV.
I’d like to be driving a: a 1958 Corvette Roadster.
My favorite restaurant is: Los Toreros.
I’m happiest when: when I am with my girls.
I regret: nothing yet.
If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Buy more cameras.
If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: to have a Trader Joe’s and an In-N-Out burger.
When I retire, I plan to: continue taking pictures.
Community activities: member of Visual Arts Society of Texas and Texas Visual Arts Association, ministry at St. Mark Catholic Church, invited artist at Oxide Gallery.