There he was, "Sweet" or "Duuuulce" as he tried to pronounce it in Spanish...Read More
It is Monday morning, and people taking the Metrorail to get, mainly, to their jobs are sleepy, and perhaps already frustrated. But once they get to the Government Center Metrorail Station they are greeted with the music played by performers brought by the guys from PAXy as part of their program "Wake Up Miami!"...Read More
Despite the fact that photography is almost not allowed anywhere within the perimeter of the Southeast Financial Center, the plaza around noon time is a great place to enjoy your lunch time.Read More
Two ladies, members of the Soldiers of the Cross Church, collecting money give the impression that they are offering psychic readings because of the advertisement that is on display right next to where they are sitting.Read More
Old buildings being demolished... gentrification... new constructions...Read More
In just few minutes the sun will rise and it will be the 4th day of Rafael Ortíz's hunger strike right across from the Government Center building...Read More
Shoe shining is a dying profession, but at the heart of Downtown Miami among all of the noises and all the pedestrians strolling the walkway below Miami's Metrorail you find Lázaro, a Cuban immigrant from Havana, who has been shining shoes for the last 24 years.Read More
It's the end of August, and it's been already three months since I started this exciting journey of documenting street life around Downtown Miami...Read More
If you ever walk during day time by this corridor where you can enter to Macy's and some other small shops, it may look as clean as shown in the first photograph, but as soon as the night falls, the real residents of this corridor start to claim ownership of their spot where they will find shelter until sunrise. Today is election day, and it would be great if those that are aspiring to be elected or re-elected walk by the streets of Downtown Miami at night. It is a sad reality that just one block from there new luxury condominiums are being built.
Sometimes all you really need is abuela’s cooking to get you through a Monday. El Cacique Lunch is a necessary stop for power-hungry lawyers looking for their cafécito fix on the way to the courthouse, or for government employees to enjoy their lunchtime.Read More
Overtown is one of the poorest neighborhoods in Miami, Florida, one of the poorest cities in the United States. It is located just northwest of Downtown Miami...Read More
To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place…Read More
Photographing complete strangers by sometimes invading their space it is a challenge because most people react in a positive way but some others turn aggressive. I have experienced both, but to my advantage most of the time I get to establish some sort of relationship with my subjects. These moments are priceless because we exchange few words, or simple gestures when verbal communication is impossible, and what it is more important: the memory of that encounter get written in our books of life.
I met this peculiar man walking on the streets of Downtown Miami and I took several photos of him. I don't remember his name now; however, I do remember that he was from Amarillo, Texas.
The streets of Downtown Miami are a living entity where human interactions are happening sometimes visibly, sometimes subtly.Read More
Meeting people from all over the world while walking Downtown Miami is a great way to experiment the cultural diversity of our city...Read More