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…

Bolivian Brass

It seems that this month’s Bolivian Fiesta theme has so far been dominated by diptychs. I find diptychs tend to work best when they display two photographs taken in the same place around the same time. This is because the photographs will usually have been taken under similar lighting conditions and will thus involve similar…

Feathers of a flute man

As promised in my last post here are detail photographs of the feathers worn by the most unique flute players I’ve ever seen, at one of the most entertaining fiestas I’ve ever attended. I counted at least 500 feathers on each cape worn by the flute players. It of course begs the question where the…

March of the flute men

The Bolivian Fiesta collection is starting to reveal itself as I get a roll on with this month’s theme. Here’s another gem from the San Pedro fiesta I attended back in April this year. This man was part of a troop of flutists who are famous for touring the country’s fiesta circuit and playing flutes…

Alone with a giant: Iguazu Falls

It’s hard to sum up Iguazu Falls in words or pictures though I’m sure the 200,000 visitors that pour through the ticket gates every year do their best in a million different formats. For those who don’t know, Iguazu Falls is a gargantuan waterfall complex where actually 275 discrete falls plunge the entire Iguazu river…