Buenos Aires is a great place to visit or live in, especially when you are interested in architecture photography. For most parts of the year the weather in Buenos Aires is rather pleasing, but when it rains, it rains cats and dogs. For those rainy days, here are my top 5 places to visit and take pictures of (in not particular order).Read More
I recently went to the Feria de Mataderos in Buenos Aires. This resembles other fairs in Buenos Aires but offers more local products at a cheaper price and is less overrun by tourist (like for instance the fair in San Telmo). Additionally the fair features folklore dancing and Gauchos showing off their ring lancing skills. If you do not have the time to go country side this will be your best change in seeing some Gauchos and get a glimpse into their culture without having to leave to Buenos Aires.
How to shoot the Gauchos
I recently move to Buenos Aires. But it does not matter for how long you are coming to Buenos Aires, if you bring your camera gear you should be with the customs. Due to the economical situation the argentine government imposes a big import taxes for all products from outside Argentina. To avoid people circumvent these tax and smuggle goods, they also restricted how much goods a private person is allowed to bring into the country without having to pay this tax (currently it is about $300 US).Read More