One capability that we as humans have and is something we share with the mamals in the Animal Kindom is that of Parenting. Education starts early for some, with a couple of ear splashes.

Una capacidad que como humanos tenemos en común con los mamíferos es la de ser Padres. Educación empieza temprano para algunos, con un par de movimientos de oreja comprendera.

Sharing of the food is important so the teachings of the “Table Manners” are first things to learn.

Compartir la comida es importante así que las enseñanzas de etiqueta en la mesa son las primeras cosas por conocer.

It was thank’s again to our guide Mnanpaso Jackson and his network family of guides that we were able to witness a very special moment: a topi newborn, topi is how this antilope is known, not an everyday event.

Fué gracias a nuestro Guia Mnanpaso Jackson que con su familia de Guias por todo el parque que fuímos testigos de un momento especial, el nacimiento de un pequeño topi que así son conocidos esta especie de antilopes, un evento que no se da a diario.

The Olive Baboon newborn is better on his Mothers belly that with the crowd.

Este pequeño Baboon Oliva esta mejor bien agarrado de la Madre que con la chusma.

According to our Guide the male Ostrich is the one who take care of the flock after few days of hatching, here is one with more than twelve of what will be the biggest bird surviving in our planet.

Dea acuerdo a nuestro Guía, es el Avetrús varón el que cuida una parvada de más de doce; después de unos dias de haber encubado de lo que se convertira en el pájaro más grande que sobrevive en nuestro planeta.

One very nervous creature is the warthog, just the sound of the 4 wheler makes this small creature run away wirh small jumps and every jump squirt of urine splash the ground, finally a Mother gets calm while eating some grass.

Una creatura muy nerviosa es el jabalí, que solo al oir el motor de nuestro vehículo se pone a correr alejandose con unos brinquitos y a cada brinco se hace un poco de orin salpicando el suelo en su huida, finalmente una Madre comindo un poco de pasto fresco.


About marcocastrophotography

I was born and raised in México City, where the mixture of cultures gave birth to the nation that we know as México. My grandmother was the last in my family who spoke fluent Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs. Due to the racism in those days, she never taught her daughters the language, and therefore, we, as a family, lost our cultural heritage. I have been involved, however, with the indigenous world, even though I do not believe this happened by coincidence. I have a background as a graphic designer, one credit short of a BA in Graphic Communication Design from the National School of Visual Arts, National Autonomous University of Mexico (ENAP-UNAM). While in a Photographic Workshop at the University Center of Cinematographic Studies (CUEC-UNAM), I met a photographer who changed my life forever: Ignacio “Nacho” López. I can still see how strongly he influences me when I develop my work in my digital darkroom. I have also had the opportunity to share marvelous moments with photographers like Dolores Alvarez-Bravo, Hector García, Lázaro Blanco, and Walter Reuter who introduced me to the etnia Triqui in Oaxaca, Mexico (Triqui Nation). I traveled and worked as Reuter's assistant for several years. I moved to New York City in 1993, which was a dream of mine for years. Here I have had the opportunity to collaborate with newspapers, magazines, and several news organizations, as well as literary publications. I also have been working as a photographer-consultant for the United Nations headquarters in New York City for the past six years at the openings of the General Assemblies. I spent endless hours in my darkroom, even mixing my own chemicals blowing up my prints back in my hometown; skills that I apply today in my digital work with attention to detail. I hold a BA on Communication and Culture from the School of Professional Studies at the Graduate Center City University of New York class of 2010. I consider myself as a Photojournalist with a Humanistic approach; I have an opportunity to rapidly built rapport with my subjects allowing me to break the barriers of language and culture; this open the doors for me to get a glimpse at their experience on their daily life and activities. Taking advantage of the old school and the digital imagining, I take the Previsualization of an image as taught by Anselm Adams with the algorithms of the new digital era and combine them to enhance what I see and experience at the moment of capture. My experience as a printer in Black and White darkroom, has allow me to choose the right material to support my imaginery. Using the Canon Pro9500 MarkII with it’s high-performance, high-density 7680 nozzle FINE print head that produces ink droplets as small as 3-picoliters for stunning, true-to-life images. The Canon LUCIA ink system guarantees archival photo life up to 100 years. All this in a 100 % acid-free cotton paper as the Moab Somerset enhanced velvet 225gsm. In 13” by 19” prints that I sale as fine art. As freelance Photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. Am always open for the booking of my expertise and for hire anywhere in the world as I hold two passports as Mexican-American and a driver’s license for the State of New York.
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One Response to Parenting

  1. Roxana Villalobos says:

    Hola tío están impresionantes tus fotografias en la del elefante eres tu Atl y Meztli está padrisima que más puedes pedir tu cumple y en Africa solo cuidate mucho y no te acerques mucho a los leones esa también impresiona pero asusta. Y como estas de salud mi mami quiere hablar contigo ok cuidate mychiiiiiiiisimo te queremos mucho y felicidades por tus fotos

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