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Altamira Photo Shoots with Rudy Giron

Tik Tokers of the World Unite in Altamira, Antigua Guatemala

As I have mentioned before, up the hills of the northern villages of Antigua Guatemala one can spend a day or two in Tik Tok and Instagram heaven with so many amazing shooting spots with giant butterflies, sculptures, giant hands floating into the air pointing the colossal volcanoes guarding Antigua Guatemala and much more… TAP to see the full size photo and post. 

Mayan Pottery Vendor

Mayan Ceramic Pottery Vendor

During a recent street photography walk we came across Teresita, a lovely grandmother selling Mayan ceramic pottery at a corner. We asked …

Blue-green Door on Yellow House from Antigua Guatemala

It’s Refacción Time!

The Guatemalan labor code allows for two short breaks of about 15 minutes (in addition to the lunch break); one in the …

Yo ❤️Antigua Guatemala

Yo ❤️Antigua Guatemala

If a picture is worth a thousand words there’s no need for a caption for today’s photo, don’t you agree?

Old Couple Having Ice Cream at Parque Central

Sights of Antigua: Old Couple Having Ice Cream at Parque Central

In summary, chances are that if you travel to Guatemala now, you might be safer here than at your own city simply because most Guatemalans are following all the health protocols that keep the pandemic at bay. Furthermore, Guatemala began its booster shot campaign the first week of 2022… TAP to see the full post.

Antigua Makes Us Happy — Take 17

Make sure you take photographic tour through preview entries of the Antigua Makes Me Happy. Today I shared a group portrait of some young men having a blast at Parque Central. They were kind enough to remove their mask for the portrait… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor at Parque Central in Antigua Guatemala

Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor — Take 3

Today, once again, I am sharing with you the vibrant colors and warm smile of another Maya ambulant vendor through a portrait made a few steps away from Fuente de Las Sirenas at Parque Central… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor at Parque Central in Antigua Guatemala

Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor — Take 2

As I often say, I really enjoy sharing my approach to photographing strangers through my Antigua Photo Walks and seeing how other timid photographers dramatically transform from being shy to really conquering their fears and making beautiful portraits of strangers or candid authentic slices of life in a single session… TAP to see the full size photo and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor at Parque Central in Antigua Guatemala

Street Portrait of Maya Textile Vendor — Take 1

Today I share with you the vibrant colors and timid smile of this Maya ambulant street vendor made a few steps away from Fuente de Las Sirenas at Parque Central… TAP to see the full size photo and complete post.

Portrait of a Maya Family at Parque Central

Portrait of a Maya Family at Parque Central

Today I share with you the most recent portrait I have made of Ruth and her lovely family. I made this portrait while leading a street photography walk through the streets of Antigua Guatemala where I share my tips for capturing candid shots as well as street portraits of strangers… TAP to see the full size photos and post.

PHOTO STOCK: Guatemalan Flags Ambulant Vendors

Guatemalan Flags Vendors

As I mentioned yesterday, on September 15th, Guatemala and the other Central American countrieswill be celebrating the 200th anniversary of Independence. Sadly, because of the pandemic, most massive events will not be allowed. So, Guatemalans are mostly observing the Bicentennial with flags, firecracker bombs and on the streets photo exhibitions… TAP to see the full size photo and post.