Category: People

  • Awarded forest

    Awarded forest

    Image awarded first place in the 11th Itaú-BBA National Contest of Photography in the Flowered Forest category.

  • Natural calendar

    Natural calendar

    Maybe the riverside people’s feelings are not enchanted by that spectacle, as I am.

  • Lucid dreams

    Lucid dreams

    The proud Brazil Nut tree is the noble tree of ancient times, the era of the great Brazil Nut trees groves. What we see today are just the remnants…

  • I am from river…

    I am from river…

    When referring to his homeland, he does not say that he was born in such a city, but in such a river: ‘I am from Juruá!

  • Meeting of giants

    Meeting of giants

    A regional boat crosses the Meeting of the Waters, near Manaus. Negro river (dark water) meets the Solimoes river (yellowish water)

  • Calibrated adrenaline

    Calibrated adrenaline

    A really effective attitude in approaching wild animals is the ability to control the internal level of adrenaline.

  • Way of light

    Way of light

    Essential and reduced to a minimum, the canoe hull requires a skill acquired since childhood, playing and naturally learning

  • Eternal playful

    Eternal playful

    It’s only because of the two cameras I had around my neck that I was able to resist the strong urge to jump into the water. However…

  • The soul of the fish

    The soul of the fish

    The riverside fisherman knows the laws of physics, but in a different way from how they are taught in schools…

  • Woman in charge

    Woman in charge

    In the white waters of the Solimões River, the riverside woman rolls up, steering the boat by the bow.

  • Total trust

    Total trust

    It is recognized that Amazon River Dolphins change their behavior in the presence of children and pregnant women

  • A tree and a rope

    A tree and a rope

    This is dangerous, irresponsible and useless, and, worse still, subjects the child to the risk of an accident. Is it really?

  • Terrifying sound

    Terrifying sound

    The red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus) is the loudest land animal in the world, with its calls reaching up to 140 decibels…

  • Fairy dust

    Fairy dust

    The humid tropical forest is hot and dense, considered the oldest ecosystem on Earth. The Equator line runs through the Amazon…

  • Thousand eyes

    Thousand eyes

    It’s 6:33 in the morning, the sun’s rays have already invaded the Abra144 valley with all the heat of the month of August.

  • The riverine landscape

    The riverine landscape

    On the edge of Lake Piranha, the river dweller collects his fishing net in a breathtaking landscape. Breathtaking for whom?

  • In the kapok shade

    In the kapok shade

    It’s the month of April and the water is already on the pillars of the blockhouse. The kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra) also feels the tickle

  • Classroom

    Classroom

    How about this classroom? Mounted on the Filhote, a young samaumeira, near a jungle hotel, the table was

  • Princess

    Princess

    From my balcony overlooking the forest, I am greeted by the sight of the majestic tree, a 180-feet-tall iron tree (Dinizia excelsa).

  • Shool day

    Shool day

    In Paraná do Ariaú, it’s just another day. The father is already at work, the boys go to school, and this is the house where the family lives.

  • Water Paths

    Water Paths

    In the floating village of Cacau Pereira, water is present in everyday life, at the doorstep, below and all around. This same water,

  • Bug reputation

    Bug reputation

    The Jequitiranaboia or peanut head bug (Fulgura laternaria) suffers from a terrible reputation: they say it has poison, brings bad luck, and many

  • Talking butterfly

    Talking butterfly

    The monarch butterfly has a very singular characteristic: long migratory journeys take them thousands of kilometers from their birthplace

  • Jute planter

    Jute planter

    Jute (Corchorus capsularis) is a vegetable textile fiber that comes from the Tilioideae family. It was brought from India in 1930 by

  • Dona Maria

    Dona Maria

    Dona Maria is the matriarch who keeps the family united. Originally from the Juruá River, they migrated towards Manaus with only their will

  • Domesticating a tree

    Domesticating a tree

    Domesticating a tree does not in any way tame or change the nature of that living being. Domestication refers only to the conditions that

  • Special night

    Special night

    The kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra) was in bloom, and I had had my fill of photographs during the day.

  • Child in the tree

    Child in the tree

    Child and tree are two entities that generate benevolence, either on the one hand or on the other.

  • Moriche palm boat

    Moriche palm boat

    On a lost beach between Barcelos and Moura, where there is a lower population densities on the planet, the riverside man builds…

  • Riverside children

    Riverside children

    Riverside children have everything to be happy. I saw this happiness in the most isolated communities, I also saw how, as the community

  • My friend the dolphin!

    My friend the dolphin!

    The outstretched hand is the clear sign of communication beyond human words.

  • River paths

    River paths

    The regional boat goes down the left bank of the Solimões river with white waters, it will soon find the paraná that will take it to the Negro river.

  • Fisherman’s joy

    Fisherman’s joy

    In Paraná do Ramos, a channel that runs parallel to the right bank of the Amazon River, I met some fishermen who were going to distant lakes

  • Poet’s orchid

    Poet’s orchid

    The wooer came, adding more wonders. Yes, the courtier comes to flower to perfume himself, as this is part of his mating ritual.

  • Curious communication

    Curious communication

    My friend Thierry, companion of many navigations and maritime storms, came to visit me in the Amazon and, of course,

  • Fruit and fish

    Fruit and fish

    On the right bank of the Amazon River, from afar, the riverside canoes showed their great photographic potential.

  • Living nature

    Living nature

    Pachamamita teaches much more than the Ministry of Education, effortlessly, without funds and budgets other than

  • Extraterrestrial visit

    Extraterrestrial visit

    Everything indicates that it is an extra-terrestrial, who came to visit our world bringing a message of peace.

  • Little masters

    Little masters

    Do I need to compare with other toys? I mean other toys that are taken for granted, disregarded toys that clog

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