Another image from Brasil shot on the Hasselblad XPan (which i didn’t sell on the weekend), This is Santos Beach, the same beach as this previous post of the soccer players. I lived in Santos for about 3 months back in 2003, as you can see from the buildings on the waterfront, its quite a big city, certainly by Australian standards. Big and densely populated, with a big wide flat beach that is always packed with people running, playing football (soccer), swimming surfing reading or walking. Brasilians love their beaches.
This shot was taken just after sunset after a long hot day of tropical humidity. Up the other end of the beach is a popular surf break and these guys had probably spent most of the afternoon catching a few waves before walking back along the shore to home. The sky shows the typical colours of the classic tropical sunset with lots of moisture in the air really bring out the colours. Read the rest of this entry »