The Rejoneador leans into the bull, like God to Man.

The Creation of Adam

To this day, this remains my favorite image, and my favorite fight. It’s the first image I show to people wondering about the beauty of the culture, at least of my own.

And to those that think one needs big gear to get good sports images, the little buffer of the consumer camera I had ran out, so I couldn’t take any more than one image every few seconds. I paced myself as I saw the lean, and turned to the folks behind me when I got it. I new I got it before the camera told me.