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photography by alessandro ciapanna

Posts tagged ‘chiapas’

SAN CRISTOBAL – the fun files

Who ever said black-and-white monochrome documentary street travel photography has to be a sombre affair? Off to start a new week with a smile…

 

 

 

 

 

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Feeling a little light-headed today…

 

 

 

 

 

I would text more, but i've got this guy looking over my shoulder...

I would text more, but i’ve got this guy looking over my shoulder…

 

 

 

 

 

Just add face.

Just add face.

 

 

 

 

Farmacias Similares. Cheap medicine, free dancing.

Farmacias Similares. Cheap medicine, free dancing.

 

 

 

 

And if he follows us all the way home, can we keep him? Huh? Mom? Can we?

And if he follows us all the way home, can we keep him? Huh? Mom? Can we?

 

 

 

 

 

First time on ice? Have a traffic cone for support!

First time on ice? Have a traffic cone for support!

 

 

 

 

 

Oh, don't worry, chief: the second we get a fire call, we'll bolt the wheels back on to the fire truck and we'll be on our way in no time at all!

Oh, don’t worry, chief: the second we get a fire call, we’ll bolt the wheels back on to the fire truck and we’ll be on our way in no time at all!

 

 

 

 

Strike a pose.

Strike a pose.

 

 

 

 

I'm the original.

I’m the original.

 

 

 

 

All photos taken January 2013 in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. Thanks for being here.

Alessandro Ciapanna

 

 

 

 

 

 

STREET ART – a photo essay from Mexico

Stencils, stickers, paint, chalk, posters. Whatever it takes to experess oneself.

And maybe even to make a point. Pictures taken in Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Steal a sigh from me, Mexico City.

 

 

 

 

A revolution in each kiss, stencil, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Spray paint art, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Political stencils, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Stencil, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Mixed media on glass, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Mixed media on wall, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

 

 

 

 

 

Mixed media on wall, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

 

 

 

A few – two, i think – are actually reposts of photographs that can be found in other blog entries. I just wanted all these picture grouped under a single heading.

Thank you for visiting,

Alessandro Ciapanna

SAN CRISTOBAL – Chiapas, Mexico

The walls are painted in garish colors. The sharp mountain light dances on them, adding its own hues to the mix. The women are dashing in their bright embroidered clothes. The perfect place for black and white…

A monochrome photo essay on San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Signpost for a bicycle rental and repair shop.

 

 

 

 

Street art stencil.

 

 

 

 

Rooster at market.

 

 

 

 

Kid having a snack, market.

 

 

 

 

Barbershop, market.

 

 

 

 

Comedores; cheap, no-frills restaurants.

 

 

 

 

Sunshine after the storm.

 

 

 

 

Potholes and puddles.

 

 

 

 

Person.

 

 

 

 

Tourists trespassing at the ruins in Palenque.

 

 

All photographs taken early 2012.

Alessandro Ciapanna