From Personal

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My Summer Shot on Film

While I eagerly wait for Carmencita to send me my film scans from this year’s family vacations, I thought I should start doing something about the 50K+ personal photos lying around my hard drive. This summer I started shooting on film and it’s been a great source of learning. I discovered, for example, that if I …

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The Compass // A Story about Way Up North Stockholm 2015

Two weeks ago, something happened. Something big happened inside of me: my internal compass got aligned with my north. I went to the Way Up North conference here in Stockholm and it was simply mind-blowing. 500 photographers from all over Europe, North America and even Brazil (yes, I was not the only Brazilian! Hello Thrall!) …

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The Gift of Friendship

A little over a year ago I received a message on facebook from a Brazilian girl I knew en passant. Giane lives in Belgium and had just had a baby. She told me she loved my images and she asked if I had any mentoring programs. I though this girl might be crazy, I am just starting …

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