Girl Held up by Dad
Girl Held up by Dad

Children in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico where I photographed while visiting in the summer of 2012.

Girl Flirting with Camera
Girl Flirting with Camera

She was very aware of the camera, and interested in the attention.

Girl Posing for the Camera
Girl Posing for the Camera

Seemingly naturally disposed in the art of posing…one of many fine shots she made for the camera.

Daddy Loving His Girl
Daddy Loving His Girl

One of the many proud daddies showing love for their children

Children with Mom in the Mercado
Children with Mom in the Mercado

Mom’s too, of course.

Sister Holding Brother for Photo
Sister Holding Brother for Photo

And big sisters!

Shy Boy
Shy Boy

Some children were shy, and didn’t quite get into it, even if I showed them the monitor image of themselves. This boy remained unsure.

Boys Playing with Bubbles
Boys Playing with Bubbles

Some were so engaged in their activities as to be oblivious of the camera. Boys and their bubbles.

Running Dancing Girl
Running Dancing Girl

This girl, totally self involved, running and dancing in the pedestrian street, Alacala of Oaxaca.

 

Boy Being Bounced by the Crowd
Boy Being Bounced by the Crowd

During a street event, band playing, people dancing, the crowd was bouncing this boy in the air.

boy and dog oaxaca ken storch
What is this boy doing? the dog wants to know

Even the dog is not sure what to make of this boy’s actions.

 

Angel on a Truck
Angel on a Truck

During the opening of the annual festival of Oaxaca, the Guelaguetza, a truck rode into the main plaza of the Zócalo in the Centro Historico. Angels and all.

 

 

Angel on a Truck in Front of the Cathedral
Angel on a Truck in Front of the Cathedral

 

This girl in the role of angel was clearly a crowd favorite with dozens of cell-phone photogs clicking away.

Children of Oaxaca Mexico 2012
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4 thoughts on “Children of Oaxaca Mexico 2012

  • September 2, 2012 at 12:55 am
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    Girl posing for the camera, beautiful.

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    • September 4, 2012 at 10:05 am
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      Indeed. she’s a poser 😉

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  • September 2, 2012 at 12:56 am
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    Angel on a truck, surreal.

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    • September 4, 2012 at 10:06 am
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      It was a night of surreal images

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