Trip Brazil with “a different light”

It’s a long time I don’t Post on DISTAX and I really thanks tidipalma to help me in this amazing adventure.

Here is the first part of a post related to a trip I did in the north-est area of Brazil (Fortaleza and Jericoacoara).

The first time I went to Jery was more than ten years ago and I’ve to admit that even if from that time it has grown a lot, still, it’s full of magic and maintain it’s relaxed rhythm.

Capoeira in the sunset

Capoeira in the sunset

In Jery  you spend the day reading an looking the ocean, the time becomes something less important.

Enjoying the last part of the day

Enjoying the last part of the day

I took many picture inspired by this Duna that year by year is becoming lower.

Amazing light on the main duna of Jery

Amazing light on the main duna of Jery

The sunset is always something incredible and in Jery the people are used to say goodbye from the top of the Duna.

The ritual of the sunset

The ritual of the sunset

Migration to the top of the Duna for the  "por do sol"

Migration to the top of the Duna for the “por do sol”

Here it’s a dynamic shot took in a lake in the middle of desert area that is formed by the seasonal rains.

Wild mood

Wild mood

Here is a shot took in Fortaleza of a super Carioca girl acting as a BB (but with the StandUp).

Carioca BB

Carioca BB

 

Use the bike!

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Leonardo Da Vinci was the first to make a schematic drawing of a bicycle. It was found in a 1540 sketchbook but there is no record he ever attempted to build one.

A French nobleman, Comte de Sivrac, is said to have built the célérifere (later called velocipede) in 1791. It had no forks and so could not be steered in the normal way but still can be considered like the first modern bike.

Nowadays around 130m bikes are produced in the world. Over the 60% of them are made in China.

Here is a picture of Fiore trying to figure out how to get to that one.

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Tis-sa-ack

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The Ahwahnechee used to call it Tis-se’-yak (Face of a Young Woman Stained with Tears). Some others Native American  Tis-sa-ack (Cleft Rocks). I’m talking about the Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. This granite dome has an elevation of about 2.700mts and the crest rises more than 1.400mts above the valley floor.

The legend tells about an old Indian woman and her husband that were turned into granite by “The Great Spirit”. After a long journey, the lady drank all the water from the lake leaving the man thirsty and angry. A noisy fight started out and “The Great Spirit” lost his temper.

The lady’s head is the Half Dome.

Here’s a puctrure from the Glacier Point.

Take care and remember…

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Naranjair

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Hello everybody!

Looks like it’s been a while since the last pic was uploaded on this blog!
Well, apparently Distax got pretty busy in the last couple of years, moving around the world chasing what Chris McCandless called the “20th century invention”. Or maybe not. I may be wrong. He might have been busy trying to keep up with love which in this case has the beauty, the joy of living, the sweetness and the carioca accent of Beta.

Before introducing myself, let me thank Distax for giving me the chance to upload my pics on his blog and Beta for her incredible enthusiasm over motivating us to keep up to date this blog.

I took this picture while on a road trip to Baja California Sur. It was august and even if it was about to get dark, the temperature was still high (well over 30°C). I was driving on the Ruta 1 when I noticed this beautiful orange atmosphere over the desert and cactuses.

I was almost forgetting… About myself. I am not a photographer. I am just a guy that takes photos around and would like to share them with you and maybe get feedbacks/thoughts/whatever.

See ya!

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I love color

During my trip in Budapest I did some picture because I was attracted  by the color. All shot I did, were with my Nikon D7000 geared with 35mm lens.

“I was riding the bicycle when i saw the shape of this old yellow truck. I liked!”

“This car remember me the cult movie “The love bugs” where the main attraction was an amazing racing beetle called “Herbie”.

“I was in the University area on Friday night. As usual I was backward and I saw that my friend and the pole were a really nice couple..The color married those two elements”

“As I said in another post, I spent one night in Szimpla and I was amazed how it was furnished. Both the picture shows details of the club!”

Street view of Budapest

During my trip in Budapest I also shot some street view.

“Looks like a real street but is drawn on a wall”

“I liked in this picture that everyone looks really happy even in this dramatic period”

“I like this picture even if I would like to ride off the boy in the middle”

“The statua looks gorgeous, and the movment of the water is great!”

“In this picture you can see how nice is this city. In front of Danubio there is a Parlament”

“I shooted this picture with a niokkor 135 F (old and without autofocus)”

“I like to take picture against the sun. They looks dark and give space to your imagination”

“I found this guy that was doing evolution. In this frame looks like that is climbing the sky…E.T. phone home”

Hungarian portrait

I spent three days in Budapest and I really enjoyed my trip. The houses are really nice (art nouveau) and also the people. Here you can find some shots I did with my new D7000 geared with nikkor 35mm lens.

“Amazing Couple. She’s from Persia and he’s from United States.”“Beautiful girls in front of an Irish Pub”Night life“Let’s enjoy! They are in Szimpla, a cool place in University area. The blond is from Spain and the brunette from Portugal”“She was really natural in front of the camera and I loved her smile and color hair. great!”“She was a tourist and she felt uncomfortable in front of the camera but I loved her simplicity”. 

“She is a Japanese dancer that works in the Opera. She really likes to live in Budapest”.“He’s an Italian cool boy with a big jaw”

“I liked the color of the picture, the face is half burned by the heater”