Greetings from Pacho

Bogotá (Colombia’s capital) is located on a 25.000 square kilometers and 2.600 meters high flat plateau called “Altiplano Cundiboyacense”. At that height weather is usually cold and rainy during most part of the year. Good thing about this geography is that it only takes a few minutes to get to warm and beautiful places like…

Street Photography (…a compilation)

Version 1.0 of a compilation I’ve been wanting to do with the photos I like the most from different places. Not sure if these are the best ones but these are the ones that bring memories from those walks. First and most recent. Bogotá – Colombia (June 22, 2017 – 14:40) Continental Hotel  -Eje Ambiental…

From Dusk….

My co-workers often ask me about living in the country. They tend to focus their criticism on expenses and transportation times (more than an hour and a half from home to work). What they don’t realize is that from my bedroom  I get to see sunsets and sunrises like this one nearly every day. They…

Hiking in Tabio

The place is called “Carmen de los Juncales”, an ecological park not far from Bogotá (around 45 minutes) where you can see not only one of the gratest view of the Savannah, but the spectacle of water sprouting from the mountain. Places like this one (completely private initiative) allow to keep a constant flow of fresh and…

Bike Ride

The joy of taking lanscape photographs can only be compared to the joy of bike riding in the mornings. Currently I try to do both. Nearby mountains and roads are relatively demanding for exercise and just perfect for morning photo shots. One of those rides around Chía: At the base of the mountain waiting for the mates. Sun…

Beautiful Bogotá 

One of the many pleasures of working in downtown Bogotá is the possibility of seeing those beautiful mountains right beside you… 

Street Photography Quick Tip (1)

Originally posted on Streets of Nuremberg:
Travel Choices | Munich | 2016 Street Photography Quick Tip 1 – A way to shoot inconspicuously Motivated by the very positive feedback to the start of my series “Instant Inspiration” (links at the end of this post) I want to launch another regular series – the Street Photography Quick Tips. Some…

Speed Art

Not so long ago the great artist Fernando Maldonado agreed to a real time performance in which we were able to appreciate the wonders of his amazing technique…

Quite a short Summer

  Last week,  a short glimpse of a so-called summer was seen in my town… So short that it only lasted a couple of days, but long enough to capture the view from my front door…

Blue Sky

Not only the sky was as blue as it could be, warm colors from surrounding architecture make it seem “blueish” through contrast…