Mexico Photo Travel Blog

New Fine Art Photography Shop

It was time. After a year with an embedded, cookie-cutter shopping cart from Fine Art America, I needed a better way to sell prints online. Now you have it. I’m happy to announce that I’m now taking orders both here in Mexico as well as...

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Mother’s Day in Mexico

Mother’s Day in Mexico is probably not like what you’re used to wherever you come from. In Mexico, it always falls on May 10 and here in Jalisco, it’s sometimes celebrated with games in the community bullrings. Certainly, not everyone observes Mother’s Day like this, but...

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Grocery Store in Mezcala, Jalisco

I don’t often make it out to the small town of Mezcala, about 20 minutes west of Chapala. But when I do, I’m always glad I went. Everything there is tranquil and still, the kind of stillness in which the hours never seem to pass....

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Rain Toys

These two siblings were playing in a puddle after a summer afternoon rain shower. They’d found some fallen leaves and fashioned them into boats while their parents were busy teaching a class about Aztec dance. Which seems like a better way to grow up: heads...

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Zayacas During Carnaval in Ajijic, Mexico 2017

Another year of Carnaval celebrations in Ajijic, Mexico, has come and gone, and the masked zayacas along with it. These guys (mostly young men and boys dressed in drag) appear early each year in Ajijic during the town’s Carnaval celebrations, which stretch over several weeks leading...

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Carnaval 2017 in Ajijic, Mexico

Carnaval is celebrated all over Latin America and Mexican pueblos are no exception. Fiestas go on up and down the north shore of Lake Chapala and the town of Chapala is fairly well-known for its Fat Tuesday celebrations. Ajijic has its own traditions, such as...

VICE’s Creators Projects Features Best of Latin American Photography

Coinciding with the opening of an exhibition at the Museum of Latin American Art in Los Angeles, VICE’s Creators Project has penned a piece which features some of their favorite photos and illustrations, mine included. While it’s quite flattering to see my name included amongst...

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Day of the Dead in Mexico 2016

I had, as always, a blast photographing last month’s Day of the Dead celebrations. It can take a lot of effort to energize yourself to spend two days walking for hours on end, taking the bus from town to town, staying up until past midnight...

Latin American Fotografía Contest Winner

I’m honored that one of my photos of Ajijic’s zayacos will be traveling the world as part of the “Los Diez” exhibit, which visits a number of museums and galleries in the Americas before arriving in Photoville in late 2017. The announcement was a complete surprise! 50 photographers had already won the Latin American Fotografia 5 contest that AI-AP puts out. But the extra distinguishment to be included in the traveling exhibit was unexpected.