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Master of the Game
Photograph by Pablo Corral Vega

A nod of the head, a knowing glance—that's how 53-year-old Jorge Alberto Nassel asks a lady to dance at a Buenos Aires milonga. "I choose my partner by the way she dances," he says, "but many times she's a friend; the milonga is like a family." Known to attend more than one milonga a day—and as many as four—Jorge says tango is the center of his life. "If I don't dance, something is missing," he says. "Tango is like an addiction, except it's healthy."

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS-3
Film Type: Kodachrome 200
Lens: 50mm f/1.4
Speed and F-Stop: 1/8 @ f/1.4
Weather Conditions: Indoors
Time of Day: 4 p.m.
Lighting Techniques: Flash on camera
Special Equipment or Comments: I underexposed the flash 2 1/2 stops


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