The weekly Instagram from avunque.
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After the hurricane stroke, when we resumed classes in mid October, I decided I would shoot a photo to each student from my inf103 and inf115 classes–that is, to all students who would come one specific day to class. I … Continue reading →
The new year sounded good from the aquamarine waters of western Puerto Rico, where we had the luck to spend New Year’s Eve. This is the door to tranquillity at Crushboat beach at Aguadilla. And this is the very first … Continue reading →
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This is tear-bringing. Smile-inducing. Sweet. The Brown sisters have a photo portrait of them taken every year for forty years. A splendid, heart warming, light collection. On the New York Times: Go see it. Not exactly a new idea, … Continue reading →
A glimpse of this iconoclastic photo triggered today a remembrance of how much I liked Helmut Newton’s powerful photo style in the 80’s. Now, I’m reminded of the model, Elsa Peretti, whom was a top-model at the time and is … Continue reading →
Plaque with face of the demon Humbaba | Babylonian | Old Babylonian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
I love Babylon.
This image, together with 400,000 more is available as a free resource for non-commercial use. Here.
These images tell a story of people’s beliefs. I shot them during the last week of 2013, so it is fitting they begin 2014 for Skate of the Web.
At Washington’s National Gallery, a few small statues by Rodin capture my full attention. Here they is one female nude, which really leaped out of the marble. I couldn’t help photographing it as it were a woman.
Some great street art from an initiative held to increase attention over a part of the Santurce area –the Calle Cerra– which is somehow in decadence. Beautiful murals, nice buildings and bars (drink a beer at the Watusi!), even a … Continue reading →