It would be easily possible to do nothing else other then photograph the amazing people of Mexico. I've take a few pictures over the years - like thousands and thousand.
A few days ago going through boxes of photos from the time before a digital camera, it was delightful to
look at a face and remember the story. Where I was? What was the situation? Did I talk with the person or people?
The photos that bring me the greatest joy are the ones of the indigenous peoples in their native dress.
I always ask..........if it is okay to take the photo. Often, the answer is no, please don't and I respect that.
Back in the 80's, no one wanted you to take their photo. Its not as much that way anymore.
Chiapas is a whole other world. In several villages around San Cristobal there are signs as you enter the town telling you NO FOTOGRAPHIA. And, they mean it. I saw similar signs in Guatemala as well.
It's hard to not, but I don't.
Last Thursday while sitting and waiting for the parade, I caught a few people who were also waiting for the parade. Mostly children. But the treasure photo is an abuela (grandmother) talking to friends. Her face just
Hope you enjoy these few photos as much as I enjoyed taking them.