Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Finding a Niche

Is easy and hard at the same time; you know what you like; but when you bring it all in..
Well, you don't  know how to arrange it...
And BTW where does the staircase leads you, I thought I was accessing a bridge.

I will see what happens after I start working with my darkroom again, after more than 6 years...

Sunday, April 25, 2010

The Shadow Society.

One thing is what we choose to see, and another what is there.

When I started working on this project I had the dual imagery permanently circulating in my mind.
The one that cannot be seen,the one that only has shadows casted upon it. and the one that is humanly present with simplicity.
I didn't know how to evolve within it until I heard an excerpt from NPR news as an incredible struck of coincidence, an interview to one "Jornalero". He explained that they were the shadow society, the one with no voice, the one always afraid to be removed, the one with no right, but the one that always kept some part of the real society moving with the help of their work.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Untitled 2

An exercise of shadows and color.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Just shadows in Monochrome

Monday, April 19, 2010

Forgotten Items...

  As I advance deeper into my commercial trait as a photographer; I have experienced a major visual crisis regarding my art photography; I am avidly following several photographers, I keep on reading thousand of blogs; look at a vast amount of competition winners, the more I do all of that; the more I crave on keep on moving forward; that is the positive aspect of it; also the more I do it; the more I get confused about what I am doing...It doesn't make any sense, does it?

  I have no idea if the rest of the photographers out there ever experience this type of feeling but it is not a pleasant one; so to start fresh I retrieved myself from any reading, from any visual influence, from any deep talk about photography, I decided to drive around and start visiting places; I did this solely on my own, no husband, no friends to come along; just me and my camera; I am starting to jump walls, trespassing and all those type of things..and always coming back home filthy...

  The results are coming along not on a grandeur scale ; and I still feel I am not quite there just yet; I guess I have been bombarding myself with a lot and it is hard to purge the system; above all I am trying to go back  and enjoying  taking pictures. My major struggle is the color processing but hey!! I will keep on trying; I am hopeful that I can develop my full, wholesome self within the images.

  Among all the things and places that I have photographed the last 2 weeks it caught my attention the variety of items are being left behind; so I dedicate this post to them in remembrance on what has been my forgotten item lately, to enjoy photography.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Beautiful Emma

What else can I add to that title....
She made my commission as easy as it could be....
and these are very few that I had time to process...

Have a wonderful weekend as I am off to a camping trip into the mountains..

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

A Thrill....

Imagen walking out of a labyrinth after shooting more than 600 images all in Manual setting and Manual Focus..
It was just exhilarating  

Sunday, April 11, 2010

A Garden

 In an inner City Garden, This is what I found.
 Forget about the little flowers and bushes this person planted, it was chaotic and interesting.
 I love this type of expression.

Saturday, April 10, 2010


  By nature patience and determination
  Regardless of how aggressive these inanimate elements might be.
  Left in the middle of the forest by someone who didn't think twice about the consequences.
  The polluting of the land and the images that are posted here

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Unforgettable Spaces.

We try to keep them in our memories, on our streets, even if it is just a shell or the heart residing in the fireplace.
No need for sorrow,little by little they are just coming back