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The Amazon River (version 3.0)
empowered by the forest, humbled by its inhabitants...
This, my first photo essay about the Amazon, is all about the river, the forest and its inhabitants... these images try to convey the contrasts and diversities you can find at the very edge of civilized life...
The memories, buried deep into my skin, nose and eye balls, are hard to describe, like the smell of the "fornos de lenha" (wood stoves) along the river, the view of magnificent sunrises and sunsets, the ever changing sounds and smell of the forest, the smiles of the people, the purity of the kids playing in the water... the birds singing in the fresh early morning, before the sun shows its rays through the trees... and during the nights, those amazing starry skys, clean, pure, fresh... the crickets, joining the choir of owls, frogs and toads... and the constant sound: the splash of the water...
I felt so insignificant in front of so much abundant energy...
Life in the river is intense, difficult, but there is an attraction that I can hardly understand or express...
Hope these images will bring you some of my emotions...
Version 3 is in larger landscape format (13x11), it has 80 pages, some short comments and super wide two-page images. -


About the Author

I'm a professional photographer.

Publish Date  January 31, 2012

Dimensions  Large Format Landscape  80 pgs   Premium Paper, matte finish

Category  Fine Art Photography

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