Tag : Beach Volleyball

Portraits of Strangers: Brasileiros and Cariocas

In addition to a post containing photos of Selecao Fans (Brazilian football fans), today I publish a new set of street portrait photography taken on Capacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. The local residents of Rio de Janeiro are referred to as Cariocas. Last month, during my ‘Dreaming of Rio’ trip, I met so many happy people, made so many …

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Copacabana Beach Photo Chronicles

This is my second post of street (beach) photography from the people-watching theater called Copacabana. A sparkling confluence of land and sea, the 4 kilometers long beach of Copacabana always has a flurry of activity stretching its length: excited kids playing in soapy waves, cariocas and tourists lining up for Brahma and caipirinhas at beach cafes, favela boys showing off …

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Rio de Janeiro: Copacabana Beach

Copacabana is a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil known for its world-famous bright sand beach and promenade lined with shops, bars, restaurants and hotels. The district got its name after the construction of a chapel holding a replica of the Virgen de Copacabana, the patron saint of Bolivia. Designed by Roberto Burle Marx, the Copacabana promenade is a 4 …

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

My earliest memory of FIFA World Cup is the first goal of Karl-Heinz Rummenigge in the West.Germany-Chile (4:1) game played during FIFA World Cup Spain on June 20, 1982. Thanks to Google, I was able to win a fight against childhood amnesia and found the details of that moment/memory on the Internet. I’m in love with Football since my childhood. …

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Beach Volleyball. Dominican Republic

It was a while ago… on the Day of Sevens – 7/7/2007. Seven is considered lucky by many people. So many people went to Vegas on that day :) I decided to move in the opposite direction and live out a few days, including 7-7-7, on the beach of Caribbean Sea in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not many pictures have …

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