Tag Archives: Mexico

October 17

11 Junk

  Junk comes in all flavors, shapes and sizes. Nothing makes for a more colorful, eclectic, and socially relevant photographic subject. The desert seems particularly prone to these accumulations, but there are entire industries and cultures built around the re-use of manufactured materials. The automotive industries supply more than their share, of course, but a case […]

October 04

11 Ghosts

  “The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft a-gley…” When Robert Burns wrote these lines, he might have been describing the settlements and structures in these photos. No one starts any enterprise planning for failure, and when life overcomes them and washes away their dreams, it must come as a painful shock. And yet there are thousands […]

October 01

11 Music

  Street musicians, professionals, and contestants strut their musical stuff on two continents.  

October 01

11 Fishing

  For all the news about the vast Russian and Japanese fleets vacuuming the fish population out of the ocean, it’s surprising how much of the world still relies for its seafood on commercial fishing the old, small-scale way. From oysters in the Belon River (where Louis XIV first tasted and rendered them instant delicacies), […]

September 30

11 Statuary

  The only thing these statues have in common is that, for one reason or another, they stopped us to gawk. For strange beauty, it’s hard to beat the African in the hills above Portofino. For kitch, a topless dancer outside a strip club in the Zona Rosa of Mexico City. A stained cherub, a […]