Category Archives: Peru

Cusco, Peru

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Cusco, Peru 2003 A young woman, proud of her baby, stops to let me photograph her. Lucky for me the harsh sunlight reflecting from the stone work softened the shadow side of her face. 

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Inca Boys

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Cusco, Peru 2003 Two boys walk past massive stone walls built by their Inca ancestors nearly a thousand years ago. To see their beautiful faces, click on the link below. Boys of Peru

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Woman Waiting

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Cusco, Peru 2003 A Peruvian woman huddles in her heavy sweater on a chill day in Cusco market. I like this woman’s face…her proud Inca profile.  And I like the fact that the photo is sharp. I can see the lines in … Continue reading

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Boys of Peru

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Cusco, Peru 2004 Oh, I love these boys. They have pride. They have dignity. They are beautiful. They are Peru.

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Peruvian Faces

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Pisac, Peru 2003 I was struck by the gentle demeanor of the people of the Andes and this young man’s face is the epitome of gentleness. He wore an unusual tribal costume that reminded me of an Eskimo’s fur parka. His … Continue reading

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The Boys of Peru

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Cusco, Peru 2003 Two boys dressed in hand-woven ponchos and knit caps stand against the massive Incan stones that form the foundation of many buildings in modern Cusco.  

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Dignity

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Cusco Peru 2003 This woman has pride. Although she sits on a stone step in the market selling her few potatoes, she is dressed as if she were going to lunch with her friends. Is she surviving on her own? … Continue reading

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Scanned Colors

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Machu Picchu 2003 I shot this with Kodak Ektachrome which gave a bluish cast to the photo. The clouds had a green tint, the mountains were too blue. The deep tones hid the detail in the mountains. When scanned colors … Continue reading

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In the Andes

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Cusco, Peru 2004 I hired a boy of about 13 years old to show me around the market in Cusco.  He liked the market as much as I did. The menu at his house was meager and  as I shot my photos, … Continue reading

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Inca Terraces

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Machu Picchu, Peru 2004 Look at how steep these terraces are. One misstep and you’re done for. It’s rather humiliating when you see the Andean people skip blithely up and down mountains like these. Their aerobic capacity and leg strength … Continue reading

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