Tag: cities backlight

On Butts and Lévy-Strauss…

A few years after shooting the photos of Pleasure Pier, I return to the spot to find it almost completely destroyed. Reminded me of antropologist Lévy-Strauss, who once noted about Brazil that “Here everything looks like still under construction and already in ruins.” Uns anos após fazer as […]

Pedra Furada

This huge stone arch, that would probably be a major attraction in other parts of the world and make a living for the small city nearby, is virtually unknown in Brazil. Go figure… Stone Arch. Venturosa, state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Esse arco de pedra enorme, que provavelmente seria […]

Pale Green Dot

I had never seen a comet. Ever since Halley’s last visit, and the subsequent frustration it caused in kids like me back then, it was a kind of burning ambition. A few weeks ago, I had the knowledge a comet was in the neighbourhood, and a trip scheduled […]