Mexico Photo Stories

The Carnaval celebrations in Ajijic, Mexico, last for six days and feature some of the town's most colorful characters, the masked zayacas. Nearby Chapala celebrates Carnaval for nearly two entire weeks, but as the events there are organized by the local government, it ends up being used more as a...
Being the largest lake in Mexico, the views around Lake Chapala are vast expanses of water and sky. In the stormy, wet season of summer, clouds often interrupt the endless azure, but from fall through spring the skies are usually clear and the lake still. Using a special opaque filter,...

About Dane Strom

Nine years ago, I quit my job in the United States and moved to a small town in the central mountains of Mexico called Ajijic.

Dane Strom

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Today's modern day pre-Hispanic dancers of Mexico are keeping alive a tradition which even the Spanish conquerors couldn't eradicate 500 years ago: a version of the mitote dance once performed for the Aztec gods, but which now leads the most...

Fine Art Photography Prints

Aztec Dancers during a procession for Our Lady of the Rosary in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico