Circa 2009 Av. Juarez, Centro Historico - Mexico City.Read More
Transporte público en el D.F.Read More
Chasing light and shadows in Mexico City's historic downtown area. A lot has changed since I first came to know this area. I worked here for five years. Though I don't commute into the area everyday as I did then, much of my photography is executed in this very exciting niche of this vast urban space.
This image was made in 2011 when I was exploring what seeing from difference perspectives does to a composition. In the process I was attempting to break a rut in creativity by shooting outside my comfort zone. This one involved protestors marching towards me while I set the DSLR on the floor.
Seeing is all about perspective and relative to where you stand. Two people can't see the same object from where they stand if one of them has his eyes closed or something obstructing their vision from a given angle.
One of my initial images circa 2006. I had asked him to pose for the shot; instead, he began to blow into the crucible. When I first came to Mexico, and until recently, you could find these shaman all over the city's largest municipal square -- El Zocalo. I speculate a recent policy move by the federal district authorities has kept them from operating in the area; It has been a while since I've witnessed any shaman executing their alternate medicinal practices at the Zocalo. Instead they have been dispersed to other parts of the downtown area and in dwindling numbers.
Rear view of a street performer's wings and hand. Some say this subject matter is easy for street photography, but then again I am not a street photographer, just a dude who likes photography and sometimes takes photos on the street.Read More
I had been struggling with the title of my blog for some time. There was something about it that bothered me as being too long missing the point. It also felt a bit unoriginal. I did not want to lose the quintessence of my personal obsession with the concepts of transcendence and brevity, so I did some research and rested on the Greek word for ephemeral: ephemeros.Read More