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After Night has Fallen

Sérgio Miranda has been documenting Diamantina with his camera for about 15 years. He switched to digital photography less than two years ago, and  has maintained the discipline of carefully studying and composing each frame, rather than shooting indiscriminately and selecting the best images later.

By creating a forum on facebook, “Clickphoto Diamantina“,  he’s encouraging others to do the same. Today he is sharing with us a series of nocturnal images, capturing the poetry and magic that can be felt everywhere after the town has gone to sleep.

 

Igreija do Rosário e Teatro Santa Isabel
Igreja do Rosário e Teatro Santa Isabel

 

Catedral
Catedral

 

Sacadas
Sacadas

 

Torre da Catedral
Torre da Catedral

 

Mercado dos Tropeiros
Mercado dos Tropeiros

 

Lanterna e lua cheia
Poste de luz e lua cheia

 

 Igreja Bom Jesus
Igreja Bom Jesus

 

 Vista do Cruzeiro
Vista do Cruzeiro

 

Praça do Bomfim
Praça do Bomfim

We look forward to seeing more of Sérgio’s images.

 

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Chimerical Diamantina

These black and white pictures taken in Diamantina by Jorge Vasconcelos were selected by the photographer from the series  “Visão Plástica – Beleza e Descaso” (Plastic Vision – Beauty and Neglect).

They were taken with a Holga, an analog camera with a plastic lens. The imperfections of the lens blur the edges and distort the images in a unique way, imbuing them with a soft, dreamlike quality.

 

Igreja do Rosário - Rosário Church
Igreja do Rosário – Rosary  Church

 

Chafariz - Fountain
Chafariz – Fountain

 

Vista da torre da Igreja N.S. do Carmo - View from the tower of Our Lady of Carmel Church
Vista da torre da Igreja N.S. do Carmo – View from the tower of  Our Lady of  Carmel Church

 

Cemitério - Cemetery
Cemitério – Cemetery

 

Cruzeiro - Cross
Cruzeiro – Cross

 

Pau do Cebo - Grease Pole
Pau do Cebo – Grease Pole

 

Basilica S.C. Jesus
Basílica S.C. Jesus – Sacred Heart of  Jesus Church

 

Mercado dos Tropeiros - Muleteers' Market
Mercado dos Tropeiros – Muleteers’ Market

To see more of Jorge’s work go to www.flickr.com/photos/jorge-vasconcelos/sets/

 

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