A young matedores showing the nerves before he is presented to the crowd.
A group of forcados in traditional costume.
A Portuguese bullfighter, or matedores, prepares to enter the ring.
A team of forcados challenge the bull to charge.
A forcados, waiting to enter the ring.
Dancers prepare for a display.
The matedores take great pride in their appearance.
The bandarilheiros are the matedores support, their job is to distract or position the bull.
The more successful the matadores the more elaborate his costume.
The team of forcados support their captain.
A forcados, rewarded for his bravery.