Street Photography Articles
Is there a single kid in Argentina that does not dream of becoming the next Messi ? For others, it is obviously a bit too late. (click on picture to enlarge)
Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F4, 1/500, ISO200, ND filter
Here it stands in front of us, the Atlantic Sea. A strange mix of punishing sun and cold waters. Endless beaches of thin sand. Houses hidden under the pine trees. A little paradise. (click on picture to enlarge)
Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ND filter
A great thing about Argentina is that most bars have Wifi. It has allowed me to post daily on this site. Nevertheless, Ipad’s and other smartphones are scarce, so most people still read news the old way. And probably, the best way. (click on picture to enlarge)
Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO200, ND filter
A couple of weeks ago, I posted about a football game in town. Well it happened, the two town rivals met in the final of the regional Championship for the first time in history. Click here or on picture to launch the slideshow and discover the atmosphere, the passion and also the joy so characteristic of football in Argentina.
A small rural town where Christ welcomes you as you enter. Around it, green plains. Endless soy plains. The fate of the settlers follows the price of soy. Yet soy needs rain. So when drought is looming, a little incantation can only help. (click on pictures to enlarge)
Both with Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO200, ND filter.
I have been using the Sigma DP2 for about 18 months and I think it is an amazing compact camera. Nevertheless it’s got its quirks, so I wrote my own Sigma DP3 wishlist, which can also serve as a short Sigma DP2 review.
Sigma DP2 at F2.8, 1/1600, ISO100
A great thing about Argentina is that you still see quite a few vintage cars in the streets, such as the legendary Ford Falcon. Therefore, you often get the feeling to be suddenly teleported in the past and likely end up in the middle of a James Dean movie. (click on picture to enlarge)
Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/125, ISO200