Table tennis or babyfoot, girls with play. But always with style. (click on picture for high res)
Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/125, ISO100
I have started this week a one month long period of travels in Argentina. Unluckily, the goal of these trips is work, not street photography. Still, I hope to get some free time to shoot some. Or at last, take a few snaps from the cars I’ll spend most of my time in, like last Friday in Buenos Aires. (click on picture for high res)
Leica M8 with 50mm Summicron
By looking at the Saturday wanderers and surrounding buildings, one could almost be mislead and think this is a common street in Europe. Nevertheless, the flags are there to remind us that we are in the Southern hemisphere, in the heart of Rosario. Argentina is Europe’s most look alike cousin, but also the farthest. (click on picture for high res)
Leica X1 at 36mm, F7.1, 1/500, ISO200
The New York times published last week a very good interview about Henri Cartier-Bresson by journalist Sheila Turner Seed. I thought one of the questions would make a great poll (with a slight tweak). Answer below and then head to the interview to read Henri’s own answer to that question.
How many HCB’s around the world are just unaware of their innate talent ?
Last Thursday, Argentina celebrated its Day of the Flag (one of the many Holidays in this country). The main festivities took place in Rosario, at a place called the Flag Monument. It is indeed here that the first flag of Argentina was raised in 1812 by General Belgrano. Not easy to give a street photography twist to such a gigantic structure. (click on picture for high res)
Leica X1 at 36mm, F5.6, 1/500, ISO200