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Photo of the month (January 2024): Change   The quote “new year, new life” never made sense to me before the transition from 2023 to 2024. Literally, I left a 3-year living in Europe on Dec 31st. to land back in South America on Jan. 1st 2024, while seeing the firework shows over São Paulo […]

The missed moment #1 – Ubatuba   (This post was originally published on May 3rd 2023 in Portuguese in an earlier version of the blog)   In 1957, Henri Cartier-Bresson told the Washington Post: “There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or […]

Photo of the month (December 2023): Etna   Once upon a time I realised that my top three things that I wanted so badly to see, and photograph, were the auroras, the giant waves of Nazaré and volcanoes in eruption. I don’t know exactly why these three things, but probably because they share one particular […]

Why should a photograph be printed    Exactly five years ago I heard from the Brazilian nature photographer Araquém Alcantara that “photography is only complete with the photo printed in a book or hanging on the wall”. I assumed that as an universal truth and a couple of months later many photos that I made […]

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