Indiferente atardecer

indiferente atardecer

Indifferent sunset

I took this photograph in October of 2009 with my first digital camera, a point and shoot of four mega pixels… the tall building, the Westin Lima Hotel, was built around that time and is the tallest building in Peru, although now the national bank is building one even taller. It’s from a bridge to the bus station, minutes before traveling, again, to the highlands in the south.

Just do it

just do it

This was when in a travel my bus arrived to Lima city from the south. Lima has millions and millions of habitants… so many people. According to a study there is people there that has never seen the city beyond two or three districts.

I liked the idea that you can rest like a king in middle of the chaotic morning, when everybody is in a rush to go to their works, in several cases travelling even three hours. I know that in other places like China the distances and traffic inside the cities can last days but I mostly live in relatively small cities.

Lima A – a compact camera

finesse en vermillon

finesse en vermillon

A few years ago my big brother gifted me my first digital camera, a HP R607 with 4.1MP, a little sensor and a 3X zoom lens. That doesn’t made me a photographer of course, just gave me an important tool to don’t forget what I see with my eyes.

Today I use a camera manufactured in 2005 but with a bigger sensor. I am definitively not a photographer nor I would have the time (or the understanding) to be one because my goal is to enjoy the places I visit briefly, and for that reason my most important possession are good shoes to walk the road I do with my steps. Although these photographs have eight or six years the theme and composition is the same I have now, the difference I’d say is that today I’ve a better tool. These photographs are from Lima, the capital city of Peru, a city that mostly is under a grey and boring sky but in summer is most animated, that’s my favorite season to travel there.

I'm still here

I’m still here

la rosa naútica

La Rosa Naútica

little beings in the vast ocean

little beings in the vast ocean

waiting for ancient sailors from exotic countries

waiting for ancient sailors from exotic countries

The best building could be the Interbank tower in San Isidro, it was designed by the architect Hans Hollein.

the tower

the tower

the sky is not a limit

the sky is not the limit

old morro solar

old morro solar

Icarus echoes in a happy world

echoes of Icarus in a happy world

This is an sculpture designed by an artist that could be our best plastic artist in this age: Fernando de Szyszlo, if I am not wrong his parents are of polish origins. It’s his interpretation of an intihuatana (or intiwatana)

Intihuatana at sunset

Intihuatana at sunset