May 062013
 

Sometimes it seems there is more Humanity in an horse eyes than in the one of a Human.   (click on picture for high res)

horse eyes yanidel

Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F4.0, 1/500, ISO160

May 052013
 

Some are too old to break horses, some are probably still a bit too young to do so. Meanwhile, they watch the exploits of the riders all day long, always ready for a good laugh.  (click on pictures for high res)

gaucho men V yanidel

gaucho men IV yanidel

gaucho men I yanidel

gaucho men II yanidel

May 032013
 

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)

lunch rodeo yanidel

Leica X1 at 36mm, F8.0, 1/500, ISO160

May 022013
 

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)

little gauchos yanidel

 

Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/2000, ISO160

May 012013
 

In Argentina, a good butcher will cut his arm off to make sure you won’t head home empty handed.  (click on picture for high res)

cut arm butcher yanidel

Leica M8 with 35mm Summicron at F2.8, 1/90, ISO640

Apr 302013
 

Hidden behind the reflections of a San Telmo bar, a seemingly passionate discussion takes place between two women. Who is the lucky man ? (Click on picture for high )

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Leica M8 with 35mm Summicron