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In the Shadow of the Andes: A Personal Journey



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Spiritual Legacies
Photograph by Pablo Corral Vega

Musicians in the mountain village of Toledo, Bolivia, play traditional Andean flutes during Challa, a celebration of the blessings that the Earth bestows. Especially in rural areas such pre-Hispanic rituals are as important as the rites of the Roman Catholic Church.



Camera: Canon EOS-1N
Film Type: Kodachrome 200
Lens: 20-35mm f/2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/5.6
Weather Conditions: Overcast
Time of Day: Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: None

Special Equipment or Comments:
I like coming as close as possible to my subjects to transmit a feeling of intimacy.


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