Photo Essays About Mexico

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,...
The spirit of revolution is alive & well in Mexico, and celebrated with a national holiday each November 20. I'll add more to this post later. In the meantime, check out the photos below and then see this photo essay about the women who helped win the Mexican Revolution to...
For many Mexican girls, their fifteenth birthday celebration, or fiesta de quince años, is the highlight of their teenage years. Sometimes these fiestas are planned years in advance and can cost hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the family. It's kind of like a mix between a Jewish...
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 as seen by the filled...
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 photographing the candlelit altars in...

Fine Art Photography Prints

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