The Blue World

“The world is blue at its edges and in its depth…For many years, I have been moved by the blues at the far edge of what can be seen, that color of horizon, of remote mountain ranges, of anything far away. The color of that distance is the color of an emotion, the color of solitude and of desire, the color of there seen from here, the color of where you are not. And the color of where you can never go. For the blue is not the place those miles away at the horizon…Blue is the color of longing for the distances you never arrive in, for the blue world.” (Lisa Elmalech) Continue reading

What touches me most in the photos of a young man of just 17 years old named Stanley Kubrick.

I write this post not based on deep knowledge about Kubrick’s work because I am far from having it, but much more guided by my admiration for the work of this great artist and the emotion that his photos make me feel.
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Reflections in B&W: Amazonian scenes.

These are some old shots in digital B&W made in the Brazilian Amazon Region at Negro River (no so far from Manaus, AM-Brasil) and its tributaries named locally as ‘igarapés’. The innundated forests are named ‘igapós’. Hope you appreciate them. Cheers!!! Continue reading

“Photography is an expression of those (one’s) desires” – daido moriyama. 2012.

Life passes. Time is an inexorable, inflexible, relentless variable. And for many reasons – I couldn’t say which ones, but I don’t think I’m interested in knowing – they end up thinking that when they reach ‘adulthood’ (really old age) they are not able to produce things (anything, coming from any work) and that only he who is in his full ‘minority’ (read youth) is able to produce. Continue reading

‘Moriyamando’.

‘Moriyamando’ is a new series of photographs that I have been working on for the past few days. The name of the series is a pun that I make (and that only makes sense in the Portuguese language) with the name of the great Japanese photographer, Daido Moriyama, whom I admire and draw inspiration from in my street photography. Continue reading