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All photos © João André Oliveira Dias, if not stated otherwise. Please don't use my photos without permission.
Camera : Sony SLT-A55V
Lens : Sony DT 18-55mm f/1:3.5-5.6 ; Sony DT 55-200mm f/1:4-5.6 ; Minolta AF 50mm f/1:1.7 ; Rokinon 35mm f/1:1.4 AS UMC
Accessories : Sony HVL-43AM flash
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And it was all yellow.
This here is a six panel stitched panorama (PS6) while I was above the clouds making my way back home to Belo Horizonte.
Above Pernambuco - Brasil II August 2014
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Hidden gold
Here is a shot of the sunset I shot at the farm I visited while in Petrolina, PE - Brasil. I kinda like sunsets where the sun hides behind the clouds, don’t know why and I will probably never know but it just feels right.
Casa Nova, PE - Brasil II August 2014
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This is a 6 photo stitched panorama of the sky while the sun was taking it’s course.
Casa Nova, PE - Brasil II August 2014
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Sea of clouds
I recently went to Petrolina in the brazilian state of Pernambuco to spend the weekend with my dad. He’s been living/working there for about a year now while he still spends at least 2 weeks a month in Belo Horizonte where the rest of the family is at :)
Flying over Pernambuco II August 2014
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Amazing skies
Here’s the story behind this shot : I was at Hollywood studios eating a really late lunch when I look over to the sky and saw these beautiful light bursts. I had to put down my burger and scramble over to my backpack to get my camera, and as some know, the sky can change scenery in a matter of seconds. My siblings were at the table thinking I had gone mad. My food went cold but I got the shot :)
Hollywood studios at Disney World, Orlando FL II June 2014
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Walt : Look Mickey, everything the light touches is our kingdom.Mickey : Everything the light touches…what about that shadowy place over there?Walt : That’s beyond our borders. That’s Universal Studios. You must NEVER go there, Mickey.
Magic Kingdom at Disney World, Orlando FL II June 2014
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The ball
What’s most famous about EPCOT? The ball.Last time I went to EPCOT was over 10 years ago. The coolest ride there was Space Mountain and it was all so futuristic. Going back after 10 years really changes the way you see things at EPCOT. Although we didn’t have the best time of our lives there, it was still “fun”.
EPCOT at Disney World, Orlando FL II June 2014
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Awkward angle
I only noticed what was going on in the photo after I got back home and started editing my shots. Don’t worry, the Rhino doesn’t have it’s horns whilst the Zebra is undergoing a full on colonoscopy.
Harambe Wildlife Reserve / Animal Kingdom at Disney World, Orlando FL ll June 2014
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Shoot the hands that shoot
This was taken at Animal Kingdom as we were passing by and saw this display of parrots. I took a couple of shots of the parrots (and babes) but I liked this one.
Animal Kingdom at Disney World, Orlando FL ll June 2014
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Tree of Life
This here, as the title states, is the Tree of Life at Animal Kingdom in Disney World. I still can’t figure out if this tree is real or fake. I’m not gonna look it up online because it’ll take the fun out of the mystery of the thought of it being legit or not lol
FYI : I spent 10 days going round the parks in Orlando including the Disney parks (not all of them) and Universal but I kinda focused more on having fun at the parks than documenting my visit there hahahaa
Animal Kingdom at Disney World, Orlando FL ll June 2014
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The first sunset
This was a really spectacular sunset not only because it the first Floridian sunset I’ve witnessed in over 10 years, but because I had my camera with me to photograph this event. I took this shot at the dock at a lake near where I was staying.
FYI : I was born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and I left for the South of France when I was 13 and at 18 I moved to Brasil. I’m currently 23 so it’s been over 10 years since I’ve set foot in my home state.
Boca Raton, FL ll June 2014 © jdrephotography