Around the New Year I went to the Parque Estadual Albert Löefgren, also known as Horto Florestal in Sao Paulo with my friend and fellow photographer Aelson Luiz. 

Nikkor 24mm PC Lens

Turtle: This is MY rock.

Bird: Not for long tortoise head. My buddies bringin’ a stick see…

Lightning lights up the clouds and the Sao Paulo Skyline

Last night we had our first lightning storm in quite a while. Needless to say I was absolutely stoked. 

Nikkor 24mm PC : 6 Seconds : f 6.7 : ISO 50

Planes flying into Sao Paulo’s Congonhas Airport.

These two planes are different - you can see the different light patterns.

Top Photo : Nikkor 35mm : ISO 50 : 20 Sec : f 7.1

Bottom Photo : Nikkor 24mm PC : ISO 50 : 20 Sec : f 3.5

Tiago working in the garden. The birds love this tree.

A fire burns in Vila Madalena neighborhood in Sao Paulo.

Taking these photos just after sunset produces some great results.

Overlooking Sao Paulo on New Year’s Eve. Great view to watch the fireworks. Taken with Nikkor 24mm PC lens.

Lightning in the clouds over Sao Paulo.

I love taking photos of airplanes at night. 20 second exposure with 35mm Nikkor lens.

Sao Paulo. A city of ever changing skies.

Monkey near the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio De Janeiro

We took a quick trip to Rio in May. Spent the morning on the beach and the afternoon overlooking the city.