2013 Photo Contest, Observed Portraits, Stories, 2nd prize

Bullfighter's Comeback

Photographer

Daniel Ochoa de Olza

The Associated Press

14 July, 2012

A bull from the Torrehandilla-Torreherberos ranch charges into the arena during a bullfight at the San Fermin fiesta, in July.

About the photographer

Daniel Ochoa de Olza

Daniel Ochoa de Olza was born the son of a writer and an art history teacher in Pamplona in October, 1978.  His interest turned from painting to photography in 2001 when he star...

Background story

Pamplona, Spain

A bull from the Torrehandilla-Torreherberos ranch charges into the arena during a bullfight at the San Fermin fiesta, in July.

The nine-day festival dates back to the 16th century, and in addition to bullfights features the renowned ‘Running of the Bulls’ through the streets of Pamplona.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/1600 sec
Focal length
300 mm
F-Stop
2.8
ISO
640
Camera
Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

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