{roadside_memorials}

These little chapels are a milestone in many countries and in the case of Brazil it is no different.

Here in Brazil I believe it is a tradition passed by Portuguese colonization.

Whenever I find them on my many trips, most of the time on back roads (I don’t like highways) I stop and photograph.

note: the featured image is of a niece, Esvânia Elisa Pilhalarme (Borborema, SP-Brazil)

Published by Antonio Mozeto

I'm an amateur photographer based in the city of São Carlos, São Paulo state, SE Brazil. I used to make photographs since I was about 15-17 years old. My first camera was a Olympus Trip, an analogue camera. Many years after that I switched to several digital cameras. Presently I own a Nikon D500 with a small set of lenses and a Fujifilm X100T 23mm. A few years after my retirement as an university professor, after teaching Environmental Chemistry at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) for 45 years, I decided to invest money and time dedicating myself more seriously to photography. I´ve taken on-line courses as well as I´ve participated to various photography festival across Brazil. By far, my biggest interest is street photography. And in it, I'm interested in portraits, everyday street scenes and architecture.

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