Category Archives: People

Street Photography–Portraits of Porto Ferreira

I must confess I haven’t completely made my mind about a sensitive aspect of street photography: should people authorize being photographed or not? I think one decisive distinction is between a group of people or a particular one. If you … Continue reading

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Milton Cruz, the Tin Man

This afternoon I went to the Paulista Avenue to meet some friends. On Sundays, this central avenue transforms itself into the stage for virtually dozens of musical bands and it is also a place for sellers of various products…. among … Continue reading

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Rodrigues and his accordion

I had just watched an Almodóvar movie, Julieta. So, I was definetely in a good mood. Not that the movie is in itself happy. But to reflect at the depth of life from the intense upheavals one finds in such … Continue reading

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From Rome to Egypt, to Japan, to Brazil and more!

There I was in a pizzeria where works this egyptian, Ebrahim. After going there at least once a week for two months I was finally able to have a longer conversation with him. I started it. I was provoking. I … Continue reading

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The japanese bow… …and arrow!

It is called “Kyūdō”, and it is a beautiful sport. I found it when just walking around the surroundings of my apartment. As with everything else in Japan… they practice not only the sport itself, but also, in a very … Continue reading

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People in Tokyo

It is September and it is your first sunday in Tokyo, after flying some 18.500 quilometers away from São Paulo city… You go for a walk… Who do you see around? As for me, here goes some of the pictures … Continue reading

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What is really important in your life?

Thanks to Couch Surfing I met many amazing people while in Japan. Juju, for instance, a japanese girl who could speak Portuguese pretty well because she’s been in Brazil for a while and also lived about one year in Angola! … Continue reading

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