Queen of the sea #1

Double exposure image taken during Iemanjá’s celebration, which takes place every February 2nd on the Brazilian coast. As a gesture of devotion, people offer flowers to Iemanjá who is the queen of the sea. The photo was taken in Trancoso, a historic town in southern Bahia, Brazil. Two friends overlaid with an image of their offering of flowers in the sea. 2018

Juliana Vasquez

I studied journalism and I started my career as a photojournalist. I loved the idea of being an observer and of being able to document the world from my point of view. I worked for newspapers for ten years in my native Brazil. Then I left, exhausted by the problematic social surroundings I was witnessing. So I started to create my own stories and my own narratives. Nature is often present in my work. Light and shadows atract me. My ...

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