Award Winner | Photo of the Day | December 02, 2010
This photograph was taken on a Sunday morning at Mechita, a small town 80 km away from Buenos Aires city. I happened to like architecture, so that old building caught my attention, but it wasn’t enough.. I still needed a main object for my photo, so I borrowed the bike from a girl going by. I didn’t want her on my the picture, cause I just wanted a portrait of the real thing, the desolated town and its beautiful colors.
Photographer: Mercedes Noriega (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Mercedes Noriega is a 28 years old Buenos Aires based photographer and TV & Film producer. Having studied filmmaking at the Universidad del Cine with a degree in Direction of Photography, she moved into an active participation in diverse roles from early in her career. She then transitioned onto the world of commercial television in 2006 where she rapidly grew to become head of production of a Latin-American channel based in Buenos Aires. She has produced all of the channel’s productions ranging from talkshows, documentaries and news magazines as well as being in charge of TV coverage of live events across the world (New York, Sao Pablo, Mexico). In the last year she has progressed into independent production where she is producing corporate pieces for diverse clients.
Her passion is photography, activity which she also develops at a professional level; having travelled the world taking pictures of different cultures, landscapes and societies. She accomplishment in this field includes exhibitions in Argentina and sale of her photos.