For many photographers they are the
main motives. For me, they are rather a secondary one. Still, good people
photos can be enjoyable even to me!
Salmon farming involves moving them
over from freshwater to saltwater at a certain stage of their development.
The young fish are netted out of the water, transported in water filled
buckets to this tank truck, and poured in, water and all, to be trucked
to the sea.
These dancer cofradies, known as "Bailes
Chinos" (Chinese dances), place great care in their utterly detailed and
colorful traditional dress.
For several summers we enjoyed trekking
in the San Pedro lake area with a group composed of about 10 or 15 youths.
Bieke was one of those who held the group together, and started things
going! Like that morning when we rose shortly after midnight, to climb
a mountain and enjoy sunrise up there!
Years later this idillic place was "developed",
meaning that the forest was torn down and replaced by dozens of look-alike
An example of how lighting can help
It's just my brother sitting between
agave plants! And well, yes, this is another example of lighting helping
One of my friends in the old times
of the Balda box camera (fixed focus, fixed everything). The best way to
make good kid pictures is to be a kid yourself! If you are one still, and
you have a camera, I suggest that you photograph your friends wherever
and whenever you can! You will be able to make better pictures than an
adult can, simply because your friends will act more naturally when no
grownup is around!
Roberto of the Big Nose
If you ever run into people who absolutely
want you to spend film on them, you can stop their pestering with this
technique: Put on a wide angle lens, get close, and use strong side
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