According to the writer and curator Luisa Duarte (IN: Rio Branco, Miguel – Crosswords, dreamed, stolen, used, bled. São Paulo, SP-Brazil. IMS. 2020) and, according to the Benjaminian concept (Walter Benjamin – essayist, German Jewish literary critic, translator, philosopher and sociologist; 1892-1940) on the temporality of works of art “a work of art does not have to be understood in time, but time in the work” because they contain “an intensive and not extensive temporality”.
A feeling that has been on me for the last months: ‘feeling of a profound Brazil’.
These are images of people, customs of life (personal and collective), beautiful untouched rural landscapes or small-scale farming, all very authentic, where men and women work hard day by day and live a simple life far from the sophistication of famous urban and industrial centers. Not surprisingly, they are first and foremost very happy.
Revisiting my series of “Colorful little houses of Santa Catarina” photographed on July 2018 at the cities of São Joaquim and Urubici, one of the most beaultiful region in the South of Brasil. Read More
Oh the love! With so many ways to be expressed.
In Brazil – and I believe in other countries too – there is, as a tradition, to record it through inscriptions or engravings made (with some sharp object) on tree trunks. They usually record names or initials of the couple, which is usually also surrounded by a heart, and sometimes the date of registration. Read More
Save the largest tropical rainforest in the world: the Amazon.
Let us be indignant at what is happening to the largest rainforest in the world. With what these abominable actions of the Brazilian federal government are proposing for the future of this forest.
Scanned photographs of color slides made in the early and late 1980s.
Experiencing the ‘curvelinities’ of the X100T 23mm lens which with a 0.45 wide angle converter goes to 15.5mm (35mm equivalents) … madness … sweet madness …
Street photos of the city of São Paulo, SP-Brazil.
Damn the puritans: shoot with what you always have in the pocket of your pants: the camera of your cell phone !!! Read More
Winter evening twilight at São Carlos, São Paulo state, SE Brazil.
I have always been fascinated by the manual work of those people who daily, 30 days a month, 365 days a year are hard, but tenderly with their hands and arms.
And, there is no greater example of this work than in a porcelain articles factory. In this case, the Monte Sião Porcelain factory, in the city of Monte Sião, MG-Brasil.
Cascade of lights in the skies of São Carlos, São Paulo state, SE Brazil.
It is not all day that you see such a sky. As I’m always with my little Lumix LX100II camera on board, everything I needed to do is look at the skies for this great sunset.
I live in southeastern Brazil and we are in the beginning of winter … a very mild winter, I must say, with pleasant temperatures. It only bothers the low atmospheric humidity of this time.
In Brazil, mainly in the interior, there are so-called “Reisados” or “Folias de Reis”, folk festivals that have been influenced by the European origins of the celebration, but have adopted local forms and expressions in music, dance and prayers, depending of the region within the country. Read More
You only realize how many colors there are on the city streets when you photograph the streets of the city in color.
It seems kind of obvious, but it’s the pure reality.
This series of photos has no post processing whatsoever and reveals the colors of the streets in the city.
I liked the result so much and decided to post.
Ready. Posted !!!