The Teotihuacan Pyramids, Mexico.

posted on 11th of february, 2011

The Teotihuacán Pyramids near Mexico City, this shot from the Pyramid of the Moon towards the Pyramid of the Sun with the Avenue of the Dead leading off to the right.

Teotihuacán guards secrets we have yet to unravel. The origins of Teotihuacán are uncertain, although it is thought some of the inhabitants arrived from the Valley of Mexico to the south, refugees from an eruption of the Xitle volcano, which caused major devastation and forced the survivors in the region to seek a new place to settle. Construction of the city probably started in the first two centuries BC, and the civilization reached its high point between 350 and 650 AD.

Scholars in archaeology agree that this is Mexico's - and perhaps the one of the world's - most important archaeological sites. It was the...

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Comments (10)

Posted by Arturoosorno on March 03, 2011
Ian, Excellent shots, the cultures of our predecessor, more than stones is mexican and universal culture, congratulations
Posted by Cbomers on February 18, 2011
Thanks for this interesting blog! I have visited the Teotihuacan piramids a long time ago, and remember i was amazed by its beauty and silence being on the top after climbing many stairs.

Your shots are beautiful! Caroline
Posted by FabioConcetta on February 12, 2011
Beautiful pictures, really nice work, although I am in Mexico right now!

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Always, Always, Always Back-Up your Stuff!

posted on 26th of february, 2011

Everyone seems to have a story when it comes to losing precious data from their computer and it's not just photos I've lost in the past, it's been music, bookmarks, contacts etc. . . . Let's face it, if your computer suffers a major failure there's an awful lot of stuff we take for granted that can suddenly disappear in the blink of an eye.

That's why backing up your data is vitally important and while I'm mainly going to describe my photography back-up processes, it's equally important to back-up your personal files and folders as well. This is purely my advice, and it's what works for me, so hopefully it will help shed some light on what can be a confusing subject.

After shooting a load of images the first thing to spring to mind is to download the files onto my laptop....

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Posted by Anhong on March 14, 2011
Thank you for the reminder! Good luck!
Posted by Thanatonautii on March 03, 2011
That`s so right! I lost all my .ai files a couple of months ago, and I got mad because I couldn`t recover any of them. But then I wrote support and they sent me all the .ai files :P
But still everyone has to backup their data! :)
Posted by Nikittta on March 03, 2011
I've just realized that I'm making the same mistake as always :-)

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