In front of the lens in Bolivia

Standing out at a Bolivian fiesta is unavoidable when you’re a six-foot gringo running around with a beefy camera. Not that standing out is something I wanted to avoid. In fact I’ve found through the years that rather than trying to hide behind the camera, it is far better to use it as a tool…

I tilt my hat to you

Drawing a feeble link between the content of this post’s photo and today’s date,  remembrance day, I tilt my hat to the veterans. Though I will also point out that WWI was an imperialist war that in my opinion served Australia in no way. We got slaughtered for king and country, a country not even…

Mirror Mirror

Here’s another dancer portrait from the San Pedro fiesta in Bolivia I attended in April this year. I think the colours and light in this shot are great. You can see a lot of beautiful diffuse light being reflected into the face of the main subject from the shiny dress of the dancer in the…

Diptych-ular Dancers

Rolling on with this month’s Fiesta Bolivia theme is another diptych from a fiesta I attended in San Pedro earlier this year, in La Paz province. In the frame on the left are three dancers during a break in the performances. In the background is the church that holds the saint that the fiesta was…