MEXICO CITY STREETS LATELY

Recent shots from the streets of CDMX Tight fit Effortless blend Rose-tinted glasses Future micro maniac The [sc]avenger Pulls cars using only his eyelids Modes of transport

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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 →

MEXICO CITY MISCELLANEOUS FIVE II

Here are a few street shots I have taken in the streets of the Centro Histórico of Mexico over the past week. Aztec Dancer / Danzante Azteca The Secret Keeper / El Guardián de Secretos Incongruent Symmetry / Simetría Incongruente Meeting / Reunión Micro / Pesero   All photos first appeared on my instagram: https://www.instagram.com/peterwdavies/ More... 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 →

MARA SALVATRUCHA?

I didn't get to make small talk with these two to ask, or was too afraid to do so, but they have all the earmarks of being members or former members of Mara Salvatrucha aka MS-13, a criminal gang originating in Los Angeles and made up predominantly of Salvadorans.  During one of the 400 pueblos... Continue Reading →

BORDER KIDS

The mood on Latin America Focus has been somewhat sombre of late with the focus being on the missing Ayotzinapa 43, the commemorative march for the student massacres of 1968 and a trip down memory lane way back to 1520 and la noche triste in the lotería mexicana series.  With that in mind I thought that it was time... Continue Reading →

MEXICO CITY CENTRO HISTÓRICO AT DUSK

As a kind of companion piece to the street photograph collection Mexico City Centro Histórico at dawn that I posted last year, below you will see four shots of the Centro Histórico at (approaching) dusk.  These shots are taken from the rooftop of the building where I live, a short ladder climb from my top floor apartment. Looking... Continue Reading →

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