As I open my month-long show Catalonia’s Castellers, at the Oakwood Public Library today, it brings back fond memories of things that happened that I can never immortalize in images. As I have once said before, I went home with about 120 Gig of images and it was painful to choose one over the other. Some of the ones that have touched me most were hard to recreate if there was no story to go with it. I thought I’d share one today.
As I was standing by the heat of watching the Castellers de Vilafranca at Festa major de la Bisbal del Penedès, last August 2012, a man who introduced himself as Jeroen, approached me because of the camera I carried. I guess the massive long lens does merit attention and we had a lengthy conversation of what Castellers was all about. Before we parted ways, he invited me and my…
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