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A photographer always tries to come with different ways of showing what one sees…That’s the job. The tech aspects of the trade are the less important to me. The signature of the one who took the shot is what photography is all about. So this is an important subject… I took this shot in Berlin in the memorial for the murdered jews in europe.

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here is another view from the memorial i just took from the web:

GERMANY, Berlin. Memorial to the Victims of the Holocaust.

 

 

It’s been i while i know. A lot of work going on so not much time to post. Besides that we are in a really different time here in Brasil. In the last two weeks a totally new kind of awakening is moving millions of Brasilians to protest. We realized we are totally fed up with our representatives. I’m talking about years of abuse. In a country where a teacher can makes as low as 600 US a month the average salary of a senator going around 30000 US. I’m talking about people being treated on the floors of the Er’s for the lack of beds and sometimes even needles and things like that. And with all this the government decides to host the fifa world cup here spending 28 billion US in infrastructure. This is more than what was spent in the last 3 cups altogether. Corruption. That’s why Brasilians are protesting. It’s a really pacific protest with some localized spots of vandalism. I guess when 2 million people go to the street all sort of individuals show up and not all have the same agendas. What is amazing me in all this is the coverage the nacional and international press is show of this protests. I just saw in tv the violence and depredation of these small groups. I guess this sells more newspapers. So i decided to show you friends some shots i took in the protests. I was there for 3 days and i saw no violence. Just complaints against absurd laws congress are voting like PEC 37 were police is prohibited to investigate members of the congress (yes…they are voting that right not). Complaints about the prices to build stadiums. Most importantly. It’s making the politics crazy. Normally most protests starts in a political party and people are called to action. In this case there are no parties. Parties even tried to appear and raise their flags but the people forced them to put the flags down so no party would benefit from the protest. It’s a really amazing show of democracy. And here are some shots….

Ok…lol…in case you didn’t get this… the name of the pyramid is SUN…lol…and i took this shot standing in a pyramid called MOON… So i hope that does it for this week’s challenge!!! 🙂 …by the way that’s in Teotihuacan, Mexico.