Dancing with ghosts

Tango was born in the docks neighourhood of La Boca in Buenos Aires. Walking through its colorful streets you can feel the ghost of Gardel...
Tango was born in the docks neighourhood of La Boca in Buenos Aires. Walking through its colorful streets you can feel the ghost of Gardel and friends spiraling past.  (click on picture for high res) Leica X1 at 36mm, F4.0, 1/250, ISO160

On the look

Some found it, others look for it. (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F4.0, 1/500, ISO160
Some found it, others look for it. (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 60mm Hexanon at F4.0, 1/500, ISO160

The masters of street photography #5 : Raghu Rai

India is the setting of this week's column. Though Raghu Rai did shoot extensively in B&W, color is one of the main traits of India,...
India is the setting of this week's column. Though Raghu Rai did shoot extensively in B&W, color is one of the main traits of India, so I'll focus on this side of his extensive body of work.. Abonnez-vous au tableau Raghu Rai de Yanidel sur Pinterest. Quick facts/observations about Raghu Rai   - Indian born (1942-...), Raghu Rai got into photojournalism in 1965. - impressioned by his talent, Henri Cartier Bresson appointed him to the Magnum agency in 1971. - Raghu Rai has already published 18 books, quite a prolific amount for a photographer. - he experimented with various types...

The wise and the reckless

The reckless is probably not the most obvious ones.  (click on picture for high res) Rosario - Leica M9 with 35mm Summillux Asph at F2.8,...
The reckless is probably not the most obvious ones.  (click on picture for high res) Rosario - Leica M9 with 35mm Summillux Asph at F2.8, 1/125, IS160

Ride the stroller

If they won't let you ride the little horse on the merry-go-round, then squat the stroller.  (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with...
If they won't let you ride the little horse on the merry-go-round, then squat the stroller.  (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F4.0, 1/250, ISO160

Love is in the air

Don't let it fly away .... (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/4000, ISO160
Don't let it fly away .... (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/4000, ISO160

Like dog like master IV

I suppose that for once, the resemblance is not so much physically, but probably about the way to go about life. Take it easy man....
I suppose that for once, the resemblance is not so much physically, but probably about the way to go about life. Take it easy man. And yep, dog strollers do exist ... (click on picture for high res) Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.0, 1/750, ISO160

Over the Seine River

How many beginning and end of relationships did the Seine River witness from down below. All these moments caught and slowly flowed to the infinite...
How many beginning and end of relationships did the Seine River witness from down below. All these moments caught and slowly flowed to the infinite sea. (click on picture for high raise) Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F2.8, 1/750, ISO160

The masters of street photography #4 : Helen Levitt

This is already week four of this new column and definitely time to introduce the work of a woman street photographer, that is Helen Levitt....
This is already week four of this new column and definitely time to introduce the work of a woman street photographer, that is Helen Levitt. Though a lot of her early pictures were shot in Black & White, Iet's have a look at her New York City color work. Abonnez-vous au tableau Helen Levitt de Yanidel sur Pinterest. Quick facts/observations about Helen Levitt   - American born (1909-2009), she took pictures for nearly 70 years, mostly in New York City. - kids and working class neighbourhoods were among her favorite subjects, documenting their life conditions. - she mounted a right-angled...