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A forest of columns

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Henri Cartier-Bresson on Photographic Composition

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

Flamenco!

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!

Spanish Fashion: The Seville Fair

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

Beauty of Symmetry

One of the reasons I had for visiting Spain was my love for the science and the beauty of symmetry. The Alhambra, Córdoba’s Cathedral and the Alcázar of Seville, full of geometrical decorations, were something I could not miss. None of them disappointed me. Continue reading Beauty of Symmetry