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These are some shots from a trip I made to Guatemala in 2006. The camera is an Olympus FE-140 which is hardly a fabulous instrument, but its small size and point-and-shoot design makes quick street photography a pleasure.
Totonicapan on way to school
Market Day Breakfast with music
Chichicastenango Girl at Santo Tomas
Lake Atitlan Fishing boats
Champerico poverty
Elegantly dressed woman with her child walking along a street in Totonicapan. All the streets in Totonicapan (pop. 500K) are narrow and crowded like...
Students at a school in Totonicapan run by Catholic nuns. All of the children wear uniforms so that the rich and the poor grow up as seeing...
Market Day. Produce is brought into the towns and sold on the streets. And vegetables grow to enormous dimensions. I grew up in corn-growing Ontario,...
Lake Atitlan Volcano. There are seven volcanoes which ring the lake. During our time in the country, it seemed like there was an active volcano...
Champerico is on the Pacific Ocean side of Guatemala. As I discovered, sunsets near the equator can be very brief. The wharf in the background is...
This is the entrance to the ancient church of Santo Tomas in Chichicastenango. Built by the Spanish, it is very simple and the interior walls are...
This is on the shores of Panajachel on Lake Atitlan. These boats are water taxis that run continuously to the outlying villages on the lake. Once...
Ticket seller on a Panajachel water taxi dock. Lake Atitlan is very large and there are numerous villages only accessible by water.
Market scene.
Lake Atitlan scene with light passing through rain.
Chichicastenango market day procession. On Sundays there is a famous flower market on the steps of the church of Santo Tomas. Every hour or so there...
A young lady in the village of El Triunfo. The women wear traditional dress while the men are more casual, wearing jeans, T-shirts and cowboy hats....

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