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

Amazon in Black & White

Here are some shots of the Amazon (Manaus, Belém and Ilha de Marajó) taken in April 2012. I am suspicious in saying this because I love black & white photography. But, the strength of black & white is apparent, even though they are photographs of a region where there is a lot of color. Continue reading

Black & White landscapes: the beauty of the rocky vegetation of Serra da Canastra (Brazil)

I have a real fascination for mountains and their unique rocky vegetation. I feel that black & white photography is the best way to express how I see this incredibly wonderful ecosystem of Serra da Canastra (Minas Gerais state, SE Brazil). Continue reading