Monthly Archive: March 2016

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Tip Nº8 – Fill the frame

One of the easiest ways to make an image stronger is to fill the frame with the main subject of your photograph. You can do this by zooming up to it, or by getting...

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Photo Walk Nº8 – Condesa

  For our eighth Photo Walk, we returned to Condesa for those who hadn’t been on our first walk there. Once again we started off from Parque México and spent time photographing the dog...

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A colorful market scene

A scene from the colorful street market or “tianguis” in Condesa, Mexico City…vegetables piled up around a car and a fiddler trying to earn a few pesos. These markets pop up in certain streets...

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Weaving exquisite shawls

Tenancingo, a town in the Estado de México, is well-known for its beautiful Mexican shawls or “rebozos”. Local weavers work on old wooden looms tucked away in their backyards or on the roof terrace...

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El Angel de la Independencia

Despite frenetic construction along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma, El Ángel de la Independencia continues to be the focus of interest along this major avenue and is one of the city’s most recognizable...

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Photo Walk Nº7 – San Angel

Our seventh Photo Walk took us around San Angel, one of Mexico City’s most colorful neighborhoods, which still conserves its feeling of a tranquil Colonial town, complete with cobbled streets, leafy squares and many beautiful...

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The Vochol, art on wheels

One-of-a-kind in the world, this VW Beetle has been decorated by indigenous artisans from the Huichol communities in Jalisco and Nayarit with symbols and stories from their culture. Two families spent 7 months working...

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Library with stunning murals

The Biblioteca de Lerdo de Tejado in Mexico City’s Centro Histórico is more than just a collection of books. Its walls are decorated with enormous spectacular murals by Vlady. 

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Photo Walk Nº6 – Centro Histórico

Our sixth Photo Walk centred on the Plaza de Santo Domingo in the Centro Histórico and also took us to some little-known places in the back streets of the capital.  Just a couple of...

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Colorful sawdust carpets

The people of Tlaxcala are famous for their beautiful “carpets” (tapetes de aserrín) made of colored sawdust. These carpets featuring intricate designs are often used to for religious processions and at special festivals.  Unfortunately,...

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Tip Nº 6: Get up early

The secret behind the stunning photos of many photographers is less technical than you may think. They get up early. For a number of reasons. This has a lot to do with the characteristics...

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House of Tiles

The Casa de los Azulejos or House of Tiles is a 16th Century mansion in the Historic Centre of Mexico City and, as its name suggests, it’s covered with blue and white Talavera tiles...

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Photo Walk Nº5 – Condesa

Our fifth Photo Walk took place in Condesa, a delightful neighborhood in Mexico City famous for its parks, art-deco architecture, pavement cafés and restaurants, bicycles, dogs and its more laid-back atmosphere. Our assignment was...