Tourist in Petrópolis

Petropolis meant “city of Pedro”. It is a tourist and historical city of the state of Rio de Janeiro. In the nineteenth century, the city was planned under the government of Dom Pedro II, almost as a second capital. In the city was built the emperor’s summer palace. The choice of location was due to … More Tourist in Petrópolis

One day is little in Tiradentes

Tiradentes is a historic city of Minas Gerais that retains the characteristics of colonial times. The city became very visited and gained excellent tourist infrastructure. Its streets have lost the old bucolismo of small towns, but it is not possible to have everything. Today, the weekends are busy and there are always a large number … More One day is little in Tiradentes

Old cars in Campanha, Minas Gerais

On July 29, the Brazilian city of Campanha, state of Minas Gerais, received many old cars for the meeting “Amigos da Ferrugem” (“Friends of Rust) of 2017. Congratulations to Átila and all of the team that organized the event. It was a different work for me. Antique cars are objects loved by their owners, who … More Old cars in Campanha, Minas Gerais

My work on the book cover…

The Brazilian publishing house Armada is launching my book on an important fact of the history of Brazil, denominated “Inconfidência Mineira” (eighteenth century). The graphic artist responsible for the elaboration of the cover chose this photograph of Ouro Preto, taken at the beginning of a cold morning, with mist on the old buildings. That’s really … More My work on the book cover…

Trekking to Lavras Novas

(Portuguese) O Grupo Pé no Chão, dando sequência ao calendário do ano de 2017, promoveu uma excursão ecológica no dia 15 de agosto, terça-feira, feriado municipal em Belo Horizonte, onde a maioria dos integrantes do grupo reside. O roteiro incluiu uma parte de carro (vans) com a chegada até o alto da Serra do Ouro … More Trekking to Lavras Novas

Photo title: Tapera

Tapera (photo title) is a word from Brazilian Portuguese whose origin is in the indigenous Tupi language. This word was formed from the word tupi “taba,” which means the house, the dwelling, plus the suffix “uera.” This suffix gives a characteristic of past to the noun, which comes to mean “something that was a house”. … More Photo title: Tapera

Photo title: Dog # 400

I like this photo taken in the small town of Cambuquira, Minas Gerais, in November 2016. I chose to use the maximum aperture f / 4 of my Nikkor lens 24-120mm (excellent, I recommend) so that there was prominence in the figure of the dog and So that the wall full of details did not … More Photo title: Dog # 400

“Cavalgadas Brasil” Award – A good surprise!

The website “Cavalgadas Brasil” published on 06/09/2017, through Instagram, the result of the 3rd Photographic Contest that this institution promotes. I was very happy with the first place in the category “Horse – freedom”. In this category, the rule was horse photography without human presence. The other categories were: horse – sport and horse – … More “Cavalgadas Brasil” Award – A good surprise!

Ecological Walk in Lavras Novas

On May 20, 2017, I participated in the eighth “Big Meeting of Belo Horizonte Ecotourism Groups”, as a member of the Ecocultural Association Pé no Chão, based in Belo Horizonte. On this memorable day, along with other partner groups, such as the “BHGrinos” and the “Caminhada Mineira”, we traveled 17km between Ouro Preto and the … More Ecological Walk in Lavras Novas