Coffee and croissant

One of the nice tradition that was kept by European immigrants is the coffee and croissant breakfast. Even if it means that the store must...
One of the nice tradition that was kept by European immigrants is the coffee and croissant breakfast. Even if it means that the store must be left unattended for a few minutes, there is no morning without it. I wish you all a Happy New Year ! (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO200, ND filter

Blossoming Wrangler

Only in Argentina do people use cars as artsy flowerpots. (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO200, ND...
Only in Argentina do people use cars as artsy flowerpots. (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO200, ND filter

Jack of all trades

Once a guard, often a gardener or a mason, here goes Ventura and his son on their way to their next task. (click on picture...
Once a guard, often a gardener or a mason, here goes Ventura and his son on their way to their next task. (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F1.4, 1/350, ISO200

Black fruits

So strong is the heat wave pounding Argentina currently, that vegetables are protected with black veils. How to you pick the reddest strawberries in these...
So strong is the heat wave pounding Argentina currently, that vegetables are protected with black veils. How to you pick the reddest strawberries in these conditions ? Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ND filter

The return game

The local team has reached the semi final of the regional league playoff this year. The away game was won without a minute of play....
The local team has reached the semi final of the regional league playoff this year. The away game was won without a minute of play. Before the game, boosters from the opposing team tried to persuade the ref to let their squad win. When he refused, he was hit and the game cancelled. Argentina is football. League officials awarded the visitors with a lenient 0-1 score. Tonight a victory or draw opens the way to the final for the receiving team. And a potential rivalry game with the hated town rivals. 42 years since they last won a championship. The...

When everybody sleeps …

... the lonesome heads for a night of fishing. (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/12, ISO800
... the lonesome heads for a night of fishing. (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/12, ISO800

The Island

In the middle of the Parana river, lay large islands. Long strips of earth that will surrender to nature once or twice in a decade....
In the middle of the Parana river, lay large islands. Long strips of earth that will surrender to nature once or twice in a decade. Tree tops will remain, the rest will be water. These lands are hostile to the visitor, but you'll find sometimes here and there, a place to dock and a little house to stay.  (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/1000, ISO200, ND filter

Storm nearing

Dark clouds threatening over the town. Time to rush home, big storm is nearing.  (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at...
Dark clouds threatening over the town. Time to rush home, big storm is nearing.  (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/1000, ISO200

Madness and reality

The madness of joyful colors not seen anymore in our lands. The reality of precarious work conditions.  (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with...
The madness of joyful colors not seen anymore in our lands. The reality of precarious work conditions.  (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 35mm Summilux Asph at F8, 1/500, ISO200

The pigeon hunters

All day they walk by the River. In search of a few pigeons to shoot at with their catapults. They say they killed about five...
All day they walk by the River. In search of a few pigeons to shoot at with their catapults. They say they killed about five this year. And they ate them.   (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO200