MEXICO CITY MISCELLANEOUS FIVE III

Five color shots from the historic centre of Mexico City.  All taken in the last month or so with my Ricoh gr ii (no edits except I flipped the first shot the other way around). Taxi and its reflection in a puddle on Avenida Hidalgo as it approaches Eje Central.  Buildings from left to right... Continue Reading →

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BOLÍVAR Y CHIMALPOPOCA

Corner of Bolívar and Chimalpopoca streets in Colonia Obrera where a textile factory collapsed in the September 19 earthquake. 16 people were rescued from the rubble but a further 21 died. Most of the victims were seamstresses including Central American and Taiwanese women. There was some conflict after 3 days of search efforts between authorities... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW WITH A GRASSHOPPER

Here is an extended interview / chat with El Chapulín (The Grasshopper).  The guy is almost as good at talking as he is at jumping.  I wrote about him once before in my defunct Corners of the City series. Interview is in Español and is actually from a couple of years ago.  The building  you'll see... Continue Reading →

SUNDAY PLAZA LIFE CDMX

I have recently added a few short series of photos to my instagram which I will add here also.  The first is Sunday Plaza Life CDMX. Mexican plazas and parks encapsulate a lot of what is great about life in Mexico and there is no better day than Sunday to visit. They are the ultimate... Continue Reading →

MEXICO CITY STREET PHOTOGRAPHY IX

Nine more images from the streets of Mexico City for this ninth edition of this series,  Mexico City Street Photography.  A friend of the canine kind makes a first appearance along with an array of other chilangos, fellow inhabitants of the vast concrete megalopolis.  I´ll probably conclude this series with the next (10th) instalment and... Continue Reading →

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