Chasing the moment and capturing that which allows itself to be captured.
Photographing Alamos, Sonora, Mexico was a great pleasure, and challenge, for Anders Tomlinson. His portfolio of 1,200 selected scans from 35mm film – Fuji Velvia 50, Provia 100, Provia 400 and Fujichrome Tungsten 64 – is divided into 17 subjects.
Anders shooting with a 35mm Canon body before the digital dawn.
photo- Jim Morgan
Presented below are one image representing each of the subjects with the number of images in that collection. There is a DVD of all the slide-scans that is available upon request.
Aduana Time… 25 images
This donkey could have been related to animals used to grind mercury in the 17th century, The satellite dish brings a rural Aduana school in touch with all of modern Planet Earth. photo- Anders Tomlinson
Alameda Action… 87 images
Only in the afternoon heat of a summer day is the Alameda this quiet.
Barrio Life… 222 images
Near the northern edge of town it is a simple life, not easy, but simple.
Church Days… 52 images
Our three-tiered belfry glows gold in spring morning light.
Flood Stage… 23 images
End of August, this is not the day to take a bicycle trip to the east side.
Garden Graces… 74 images
Serenity and the touch of tropical sun upon bare shoulders,
it is Alamos time... photo-Anders Tomlinson
Cemetery… 45 images
Alamos families, and friends, are here in the Cemetery-Pantheon.
Inside Walls…15 images
Art, artists and music are part of the Alamos lifestyle.
Mirador… 24 images
A summer kite festival at the Mirador ovelooking Alamos.
Views from High Ground…30 images
Alamos in the summertime from Red Cross Hill.
Nature Notes… 47 images
Looking south towards Sinola from atop Sierra de Alamos.
Night Music…90 images
Cat and dog rest near a house filled with bird cages.
Palacio… 26 images
The Palacio is the cultural and governmental center of Alamos.
Portraits… 96 images
Not all roads lead to Navojoa, but this one does.
Plaza Promenade… 109 images
Later that evening a tropical storm would tear through the Plaza.
Colonial Center… 156 images
These kids continue a long history of public education in Alamos.
Time to restore and build a new roof, and drink beer.
Anders is looking for partners to publish a book that Anders would design using these photos.
These images will also be used in high-definition multi-media Alamos presentations.
Later this year more slides will be scanned with an emphasis on details of daily life in Alamos.
To see more Anders Alamos photos visit the Daily Journal or enjoy Alamos Slideshows
as well as Night Magic photos.
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