Shooting the Streets: Quito and Bogota – 2016 Street Photography Calendar

Atahualpa on a Bus, Quito, March 2015Atahualpa on a Bus – Quito March 2015

A couple days ago, a blog reader contacted me requesting a 2016 calendar made up of some of my street photography images. I was absolutely delighted to read that message and am equally as delighted to oblige. Here’s the result: “Shooting the Streets: Quito and Bogota“, now available in my Red Bubble shop.

The 13 images were all shot in Quito, Ecuador, and Bogota, Colombia during my six-month stint in South America earlier this year; they’re not necessarily my 13 favorites from the past year, but they are on the short list of my most personally memorable horizontal shots. The lone vertical exception is the cover shot, “Atahualpa on a Bus,” above. If you’ve visited here regularly over the past year –and again my sincerest thanks!– you’ve probably seen versions of most if not all of the images. All those selected for the calendar are below; I’ve included links to their respective posts when available, for some backstory to the shots.

These also represent about a third of the images that will be included in a photo exhibit in the early part of next year, and possibly in a smaller self-published book project too. If you’ve got a minute, please check it out — I’d love to hear your thoughts. Thanks!

Homeless man poses for a photo in Bogota's Bolivar Plaza“I’m a beautiful man.” – Bogota, 13 June 2015
Still Life With a Dozen Dolls, Toquinho, and Mick Jagger’s Primitive Cool - BogotaStill Life With a Dozen Dolls, Toquinho, and Mick Jagger’s ‘Primitive Cool’ – Bogota, 14 August 2015
A blind man playing an accordion named FreedomAn Accordion Named Freedom – Quito, 13 April 2015
Hat and bag peddler, QuitoHat and Bag Peddler – Quito, 1 May 2015
Soldiers and Street Art, Bogota, June 2015Soldiers and Street Art – Bogota, 10 June 2015
Bogota Day SleeperDay Sleeper II – Bogota, 14 August 2015
Woman in a Green Hat, QuitoWoman in a Green Hat – Quito, 29 March 2015
Walking in the rain, Calle Espejo, Quito, 19 April 2015Rainy Sunday Stroll, Calle Espejo – Quito, 19 April 2015
Shawl vendors knitting, Plaza de San Francisco, QuitoShawl Vendors – Quito, 19 March 2015
Mural Carrera 8 BogotaCarrera 8 – Bogota, 25-July-2015
Iglesia de la CandelariaIglesia de la Candelaria – Bogota, 13 June 2015
Man crossing himself by the Nuestra Senora del Carmen in BogotaNuestra Senora del Carmen – Bogota, 30 May 2015

If you missed it above, the calendar link is here. 🙂

All images © Bob Ramsak 2013-2015. All rights reserved. High resolution images available.
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