Image made during an Evangelical Christian parade along 5 de Mayo in downtown, Mexico City. Read More
Agotada. Calzada de Tlalpan, Ciudad de Mèxico. Read More
Readying up for photo at Chapultepec Park, Mexico City. Read More
Too see with your eyes, to understand with your mind. Read More
A not too unusual seen one evening in Iztapalapa, Mexico City. Read More
Family waiting for public transport one late evening somewhere in Coyoacan, Mexico City. Read More
Improvised hazard warning. Read More
An actor trying to handing out invites to a theatre production. Read More
Playing and getting soaked at the Monumento A La Revolución in Mexico City.
Jugando y mojandose en la fuente ubicada en el Monumento A La Revolución Méxicana. Read More
This image had been on my hard drive since last year. I had forgotten all about it until I was going through keepers and rejects . I shoot way more than I post on the web primarily because of my work schedule. Besides, I enjoy the shooting experience itself more than rummaging through photos on my computer.
Photography involves a sense of discovery either during or after an image is made. This one in particular involved detection a detail I had not noticed when I shot the image because I had responded so quickly to the moment. As I took a closer look at the photograph almost a year later, I realized the man was also wearing a mixed pair of shoes in addition to whatever he was doing in his VW Beetle. Why the mixed pair of shoes? I don't know no. Perhaps he didn't realize; maybe he doesn't have the financial resources; or he just doesn't care. For me, it added a greater sense of presence to the moment and certainly made the image a keeper. Read More