Street photography from Mexico City. This time with an eye peeled for the quirky and (photo-) graphically unusual.
In Plaza de san Miguel Arcangel is a large ventilation grid for the underlying metro, Mexico City’s efficient subway network. The updraft is so powerful that these little girls were trying hard to fall over, but the air flow kept them on their feet.
The advertisement caught my eye exactly as the phone caller’s eye caught me readying my camera. And what did he do? He ducked away from me and right into the perfect pose. Viva Mexico!
The sign illustrates all the things whch are barred from entering this city park. Of course, most do anyway.
The real people are the ones casting a shadow. Palacio de Bellas Artes, works in progress.
A panda in a zoo, i struggle to understand. A fake panda outside a real panda’s enclosure, has me scratching my head even more. But what i really, really struggle to grasp, is why, o why does it appear to be holding chopsticks?
One large enclosure at Mexico City’s main zoo holds an albino pelican, which appeared harmless enough. Until it started squawking loudly, sending this young Mexican couple scampering to safety…