Who?
A Kyoto-based code monkey and photography addict

What?
I shoot just about anything that crosses my lens

When?
Anytime (...except if it implies waking up very early in the morning)

How?
Monkey see, monkey shoot

Why?
Because the little voices tell me to do it


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    ccdoh1 says:

    "I've been thoroughly entertained by Paco's shots on Flickr. I'm constantly chuckling at his observations as a Mexican living in Japan. I've also recently learnt that stinginess saved his life because he chose not to purchase the beachside bungalow in Thailand on 26/12/2004. Keep 'em coming mate!"

    19th October, 2007

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    pierdolapaciencia says:

    "paquis, una total genialidad. sus fotos no solo son excelentes, sino que en general van acompañadas por creativas narraciones que despiertan los sentidos y sueltan alguna risita. Pero por encima de todo esto, el tipo se las ingenia para mostrarle al mundo 'su Japón'! enhorabuena paquis."

    19th June, 2007

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    Lord Cuauhtli says:

    "Pues que puedo decir del buen Paco??? un chico muy divertido y un excelente amigo!!!! Eres verdaderamente un artista detrás de una cámara de fotografía!!!! ira que es genial conocer Japón por medio de los ojos de un compatriota, un hermano!!! Muchas gracias por tu amistad!!!! sigue tomando esas maravillas de fotos!!!!"

    12th June, 2007

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    clairish says:

    "Pakismo is a genius waiting to be discovered! Become his friend now, so you can say you knew him before he was famous."

    4th June, 2007

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    curious_spider says:

    "You'll come for the Plasticalypse Now.

    You'll stay for all the other awesomeness present in this photostream."

    23rd February, 2007

Name:
Paco Alcantara
Joined:
August 2005
Hometown:
Puebla, Mexico
Currently:
Kyoto, Japan
I am:
Male
Occupation:
Software Engineer