With “Zonians,” the photographer Matías Costa explores what remains of the former U.S. presence along the historic shipping route.
life for the U.S. officials and military personnel who oversaw the Panama Canal Zone was “a kind of paradise,” said the Madrid-based photographer Matías Costa, who has made several visits to the region in recent years for his project “Zonians.”
I also learned to work light - in two ways. First, while I've always been a chaser of color and nice light, my goal for the short year was to exploit every opportunity I had to work the aforementioned. Last year, I found myself converting everything in post, not so much this year. And second, I learned to ditch the extra gear and work with the bare minimum.