If the visit to San Carlos is to be judged by the people we met, the visit was a grand success. Less so from the photographic side, which may be simply my fault. I did not get an abundance of good photos, but hope to stay in touch with the people we met. Continue reading →
Driving in Guaymas, Mexico searching for elusive photo opportunities, I came across this neighborhood soccer game. I guess they would call it football. Talk about feeling out of place…. I am carrying more in photography gear than any of these people make in a year or more, I would think. I have always had the utmost respect for real travel photographers such as Mitchell Kanashkevich. Doing a simple shot like this magnifies that respect. One does not capture the feeling of people by a quick drive-by photo, it takes time, getting to know them, being invited into their home and world…. Here is a drive-by view of eager, happy kids enjoying a Sunday afternoon game. This would be brutal in the summer heat…..
I walked about 50 feet for this sunset photo and the moon behind Mount Tetakawi. It was basically taken from our deck. We are staying in San Carlos, Mexico for a couple months. The term Tetakawi either means hill of stone as most people say “Goat Tit Mountain.” Either way, there seems to be surprisingly few photo opportunities in this sleepy little town. Continue reading →