Canto do Galo

Capoeira. The world is a humbling place... right when you think you are so cultured, you discover something else so wonderful... that's something I love about living. I'm not to going to be your guide to Capoeira... I won't even tell you what it is... why would I spoil your moment?

I've never photographed an event or a group of people more cohesive than these people... apart from perhaps apsara. The energy they expended was nothing compared to the energy in the venue where the batizado was held... it wasn't electrifying, but it demanded & held my attention like nothing else. Like many things cultural, if you look a little deeper, there is always much more going on than meets the eye. Charismatic leaders keeping the artform alive...

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