Family business

I must admit that I did mind my own business after taking that shot.  Who wants to end up 2 feet over ? (click on...
I must admit that I did mind my own business after taking that shot.  Who wants to end up 2 feet over ? (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 50mm Summicron at F4.0, 1/500, ISO160

Define your street photography style

It is often easy to recognize the pictures of great street photographers such as HCB, Winogrand, Kertész or Moryiama. Yet you might ask yourself, why...
It is often easy to recognize the pictures of great street photographers such as HCB, Winogrand, Kertész or Moryiama. Yet you might ask yourself, why is it so ? It is probably because they all had a distinctive style and their pictures were taken with a consistent approach and technique ... Click here or on the picture to read the full article.

Toledo

Long ago, Toledo was one of the capitals of Spain, and a city where Kings resided. Nowadays it is a small and peaceful city where...
Long ago, Toledo was one of the capitals of Spain, and a city where Kings resided. Nowadays it is a small and peaceful city where it feels great getting lost in its narrow streets, cooled by a light afternoon breeze.   (click on picture for high res) Taken with Leica M9 and 50mm Summicron

Plaza Mayor

As rain hit Madrid, the arcades of Plaza Mayor were the best shelter during the storm. (click on pictures for high res) All pictures taken...
As rain hit Madrid, the arcades of Plaza Mayor were the best shelter during the storm. (click on pictures for high res) All pictures taken with Leica M9 and 50mm Summicron

Conde Duque

A few blocks away from busy Gran Via, lays a neighbourhood made of hills and tiny streets. Not many tourists to be found there but...
A few blocks away from busy Gran Via, lays a neighbourhood made of hills and tiny streets. Not many tourists to be found there but surprises at each corner of the streets, and a feeling that time stopped there long ago. Also a great opportunity to stop in one of the restaurants and enjoy a "Caldo Madrileño".  (click on pictures for high res)

An afternoon at the Buen Retiro Park

In the middle of Madrid lays the Park of the Buen Retiro. A little haven of calm surrounded by the buoyent city. Boys enjoy a...
In the middle of Madrid lays the Park of the Buen Retiro. A little haven of calm surrounded by the buoyent city. Boys enjoy a moment between friends by the main pond.  (click on picture for high rise). While girls experiment with new rowing techniques. A future teller seems to puzzle her audience. While other prefer the shaded and lonely avenues to enjoy a sandwich and a beer. All pictures taken with Leica M9 and 50mm Summicron

Little Red Riding Hood

In front of the theater showcasing "The Little Red Riding Hood", a woman waits patiently. For the wolf ? (click on picture for high res)....
In front of the theater showcasing "The Little Red Riding Hood", a woman waits patiently. For the wolf ? (click on picture for high res). Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/350, ISO160

Gran Via Cowboy

Gran Via is the to Madrid what 5th Avenue is to New York. Theaters, stores, high rises, traffic, crowds and ... obviously, quite a few...
Gran Via is the to Madrid what 5th Avenue is to New York. Theaters, stores, high rises, traffic, crowds and ... obviously, quite a few interesting characters. (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/1000, ISO160

Smoking can blind you

This is according to a European study. In the case of the ONCE lottery worker, it would be at the height of irony. (click on...
This is according to a European study. In the case of the ONCE lottery worker, it would be at the height of irony. (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/1000, ISO200

The nuns’ secret gift

Obviously, such a scene could only bolster the curiosity of the passer-by's. A little sense of observation and a quick search on Google will give...
Obviously, such a scene could only bolster the curiosity of the passer-by's. A little sense of observation and a quick search on Google will give you the answer on the nuns' secret gift.  (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F8.0, 1/750, ISO160