To say I’ve missed certain things during this year-plus of Covid 19 shutdown is an under statement. Prior to the pandemic, life happened in the streets of San Miguel de Allende. Parades, festivals, fiestas, holiday celebrations all took to the streets to acknowledge the Mexican sense of fun, playfulness, and traditions. Music, laughter, crowds, colors,… Continue reading Locos Abound
If you’ve never been to a Radish Festival, and I had not, then you would be amazed at the creativity the folks in Oaxaca, Mexico show during their annual festival featuring this unheralded root. Some displays are funny, some of historical nature, but all are worth the visit and the long lines to see them… Continue reading Radish Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico
It’s my choice in this week’s Nut House Central Lens Artist Photo Challenge and I am choosing parade participants in San Miguel de Allende.There is usually some type of parade and festivities every week in various parts of the city, and here are a few of the characters I captured on film. Some are scary,… Continue reading What’s Not Fun About Parades?
My sister gave me an early house-warming gift this week, and she is fabulous…actually they both are wonderful…my sister and my gift. Now, here is my challenge: What do I name this beauty? This is a wonderful piece of art by Edward Swift, who is currently living in San Miguel having lived most of his… Continue reading Who Is She?
As mentioned in prior posts, the various parades in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico contribute to the magic of the city with brilliant colors, funny characters, loud music, and the obvious fun enjoyed by participants.
Free and Easy are the prompts for this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, and I found lots of people being free and easy in China. Playing cards, dancing, and boys on bikes were just a few of the activities I captured while there. See more photos at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/04/17/cees-fun-foto-challengefree-and-easy/ .
Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge has an ‘open’ topic, and this is my contribution. Saw these yellow emoji balls in the front windshield of a car, and it brought a smile to my face. See more various black and white photos at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/01/18/cees-black-white-photo-challenge-opentopic/
Do not ask me why I have kept this picture, because I can not tell you…I just like it. And I think it fits Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge. It makes me smile, and hope it adds a bit of joy to your life too. See more odd ball photos at https://ceenphotography.com/2018/01/14/cees-odd-ball-photo-challenge-january-14-2018/
Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge for this Monday inspired these pictures from my archives of San Miguel flowers. Enjoy more shots at https://ceenphotography.com/2017/08/20/flower-of-the-day-august-21-2017-rose/ It’s not always the flowers we admire, but often the pots they reside in. Taken from atop a hotel rooftop
I’m never sure why a parade is held in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, but on almost any given weekend, somewhere in town you can find a band, participants of all ages, and lots of viewers enjoying a celebration. Here are some pictures of one of the parades held last week that included colorful costumes,… Continue reading Who are These Masked Characters?