The San Telmo neighborhood in the city of Buenos Aires is the place to see how tradition meets the present in this great city. Tango is as alive as ever and the old buildings have adapted to the present as shops, markets, cafes and bars filled with local flavor. Continue reading Street tango and antiques markets in Buenos Aires
“Look! Green makeup next to the green truck…” said my wife.
“And his girlfriend wearing a red wig: all in great light!” I thought.
So, I started shooting… Continue reading Green straw for me, please!
A rainbow of colors on the hair, skin, eyes and dresses of many enthusiastic fans of many more movie- and TV-shows. This Cosplay Party was set on the Old Customs building in San José, a city block long brick warehouse that now houses large events. Continue reading Superheroes in Customs
…and wizards, villains, monsters, cartoons and everything that goes into a Cosplay: The Matsuri International Comic and Manga Convention 2017 was held in Costa Rica. I attended (no costume though) to spend a nice Sunday and enjoy the colorful characters. Continue reading Of Princesses and Heroes
Years ago I visited the small town of Taxco in Mexico. Really nice place, good food and awesome local flavor. I had forgotten about the photos I made but I thought I should post them now… in black and white since this is a flashback! Continue reading Taxco Flashback
Some articles tell you to stick to the principles of composition, and others tell you to break the rules in order to achieve stronger images. You might be surprised to know what Henri Cartier-Bresson wrote about composition in his book The Mind’s Eye! Continue reading Henri Cartier-Bresson on Photographic Composition
I love Flamenco! The guitar sounds at its best, the dance is powerful yet expressive, and the singing just fits in and sounds like nothing else.
When we heard our friend Sol Acuña was performing her A Tierra Show we were eager to see what this Costa Rican dancer or “bailaora” living in Seville had brought to us: her choreography and also the music played by the group turned out to be superb. Continue reading Flamenco!
In recent years I have enjoyed so much visiting Cosplay festivals and making pictures of the costumed participants that I had to make a post about them.
I enjoy watching Anime and have a deep respect for the Japanese mastery of color. I can understand the enthusiasm of the cosplayers and their connection to the characters they portray. Continue reading Cosplay!
What is the Seville Fair like? It’s a photographer’s paradise! Picture a very large fair in which nearly every woman is wearing a traditional and colorful Flamenco dress, and men wear a spring suit. The wealthiest people enter the Fair on a luxury horse carriage, and everyone parties all night long. Continue reading Spanish Fashion: The Seville Fair
Last April I was very fortunate to visit Seville: It was a trip to remember.
There is a lot of color, flavor and culture to photograph in this high-adrenaline Andalusian city and Spring is just the best time of the year to visit. Continue reading Seville in Spring