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Luis Lopez

Luis Lopez

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Colombian born, American raised, and educated by world travel, Luis Lopez exhibits his mania for photographic independence through various B&W Images. He currently resides in the Island of Crete, Greece where he works in the Armed Forces. This trilingual adventure-hungry Photographer is self taught and is currently studying to be a photojournalist. Feel free to contact with any inquiries or comments.
  • Nikon D7000
  • Pentax K1000
  • Zenit EM
  • Nikon 70mm - 300mm
  • Nikon 35mm
  • Nikon 18mm - 105mm
  • Helios 44mm (2/58)
  • Nikon SB700
  • BlackRapid RS-SPORT Sling
  • Opteka Strap Flash Diffuser
  • Opteka 1/8" Honeycomb Grid
  • Neewer TT520
Bogota, Colombia

Déjà vu of Solitude

Published November 26th, 2012

Cold gusts of wind hit the back of my neck. Gunshots steal my attention from the viewfinder, and the poverty witnessed that night left me with a traumatized stare. Sauntering off into the labyrinth-like streets of Bogota, Colombia I find an empty road with an intimidating aura. I was profoundly intrigued by its solitude and decent colonial feel. I walked closer and closer to the road and realized there were eyes on me. I could feel them. It was a cold feeling rushing through my veins as if I was receiving an IV. I hear my breathing louder than ever and let my mind take a flight into the unknown. All I could think about was everything that happened on this street. The “First Kisses”, deaths, celebrations, up-bringing My mind travels back many summers to realize that I have been here before and I was back for something. But what?

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