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In the Shadow of the Andes: A Personal Journey



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Age-old Ways
Photograph by Pablo Corral Vega

Harvesting barley by hand is backbreaking work for the farmers of Cayambe, Ecuador. In remote highland areas such as this, many people still speak Quechua, the language of the Inca, and live much as their ancestors did before the arrival of the conquistadores.



Camera: Canon EOS-1N
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia
Lens: 20-35mm f/2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/125 @ f/4
Weather Conditions: Clear foreground, stormy background
Time of Day: Late afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Slight underexposure to saturate colors

Special Equipment or Comments:
I like framing my subjects very tightly with the wide angle.


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