Vilcanota Mountain Range

Shot in July 2008, this movie was back then, my first experiment on mixing motion with digital still photography. and much has changed since then. It’s a visual story of a climbing expedition to the beautiful Vilcanota Mountain Range in South Eastern Peru. Led by spanish mountain guide Pere Vilarasau Alsina and featuring Dante Alegria (Argentina), Manuela Mendez (Chile) and María Paz Ibarra (Chile) as climbers, the North Face sponsored … Read more

Pre-conceived Shots

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As I rappelled down the cliff, the scene began to shape itself in front of my eyes. Clouds, coming in from the south, gave a mystery touch to the landscape and contrast between light and shadow, painted lines, movement and grace into it. Hanging from a fixed rope, just as light was beginning to fade, I could see Tom and Rosita coming closer, rapidly climbing the route’s last stretch. He … Read more

Photography, Vision and Ethics

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What is more real: a picture that doesn’t communicate, does not tell the story, or a carefully thought shot, that clearly conveys what you saw or felt in a given moment?

Where is the thin line that separates a worked shot from faking a whole scene?

Photography that communicates visions, feelings and the vivid experience of the world around us is what I believe in. My ethical commitment is showing people a universe that is as real as the world out there to be seen