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N-Photo: the Nikon magazine|January 2022
Travel and street photographer David Hicks explores the streets of Antigua, Guatemala, using an unusual form of local transport…
David Hicks

Camera: Nikon Df

Lens: 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6

Exposure: 1/800 sec, f/14, ISO1250

MISSION: Seek out and capture unique day-to-day activities during a trip to Antigua, Guatemala

PHOTOGRAPHER: David Hicks

LOCATION: Antigua, Guatemala

KIT USED: Nikon Df, Nikon AF-S 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

WEBSITE: www.hixposure.co.uk

The country’s name means land of the trees and it’s where the world’s first chocolate bar was created. I was in Antigua, Guatemala. Although lovely, with its interesting cobbled streets arranged in a grid, it’s also surrounded by the menace of several volcanoes. There are more than 30 in the country! I’m a street photographer by nature. I love to walk the streets, hang out on corners and chat to whoever about anything. I like humanity. From human beings to anything with a human touch. I like normal life, almost banal life. I like to see how people live on a day-to-day basis.

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