Sometimes it seems there is more Humanity in an horse eyes than in the one of a Human. (click on picture for high res)
Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F4.0, 1/500, ISO160
They have come from all over the Entre-Rios, Santa Fe and Buenos Aires provinces.
Horse riding is their passion, but friendship is what brings them back time after time to the rodeos.
Meat will be eaten, there ain’t no servings here, you pay it by the kilo.
Wine and beer will be drunk, there ain’t no glasses here, just liters.
And music will be played, there ain’t no chorus here, only the endless quest of the Payadores.
(click on picture for high res)
Leica X1 at 36mm, F8.0, 1/500, ISO160
As we reached our weekend house to spend the 1st of May Holiday, loud sounds of folkore music could be heard in the field behind our property. It did not take us long to figure out that a jineteada (rodeo) was taking place. I grabbed my camera and headed there for an afternoon into the deep soul of Argentina.
During the next few days, I’ll post pictures of this event, so keep posted! (click on picture for high res)
Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/2000, ISO160