For years now, I have been photographing people during the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Despite what most people know, the best part of Carnival is not the samba schools, but the street blocks where people put on costumes and makeup, and party all day long.

Being a participant of the Carnival in the street blocks for over 20 years, I created a project called Humanos do Carnaval (Humans of Carnival), and for 5 years, I have been taking portraits. Hope you enjoy them!

 

More info: Instagram

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Opazi Marcha
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1 month ago

He reminds me of some sort of forest god... amazing!

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1 month ago

OoO loving the makeup!

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Dragonfruit'nrollerskates
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1 month ago

It looks gorgeous against her skin tone <3

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

the roses look beautiful

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postboredom
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1 month ago

Girl, look at MAH nails

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Dragonfruit'nrollerskates
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1 month ago

Apollo?

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Enuya
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1 month ago

Gorgeous woman, I love her smile. And such a beautiful crown.

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Andrew Gibb
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1 month ago

The lion king

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Opazi Marcha
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1 month ago

Wow. 😳

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Dragonfruit'nrollerskates
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1 month ago

Good job on the Hestia cotume

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Dragonfruit'nrollerskates
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1 month ago

Her eyes are electrifying

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Princess Procrastination
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1 month ago

Oh I love the headress!

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Dragonfruit'nrollerskates
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1 month ago

Quite the lashes!! <3

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Opal4eva
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1 month ago

Such pretty hair

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Opazi Marcha
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1 month ago

Dobby!

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Ceredwyn Ealanta
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1 month ago

I like the effect of the different textures in the glitter types - hadn't thought of doing that before. It's very effective.

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Dragonfruit'nrollerskates
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1 month ago

Athena...getting closer

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Opazi Marcha
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1 month ago

Is that you, Poseidon?

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

flowers and butterflies :D

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

a toucan!

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Dragonfruit'nrollerskates
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1 month ago

Gorgeus smile

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Opal4eva
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1 month ago

Full on RAINBOW PARTY!

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Kris
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1 month ago

Love the attitude

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

the sequins :D

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

disco :D

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b l a n c
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1 month ago

i love the outfit, such pretty colours

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

love it. Looks like a beautiful bird

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Ellen Ranks
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1 month ago

This is Papua style!

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Opazi Marcha
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1 month ago

Glamorous Christmas elf!

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Marcelo Rocha
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1 month ago

this guy is the left candidate to be the governor of rio state. he is a teacher and an awesome guy. too bad people around here are too stupid to see it.

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Opal4eva
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1 month ago

🌈

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Opal4eva
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1 month ago

She is the ☀️

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Opal4eva
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1 month ago

Battle queen

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postboredom
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1 month ago

The colours and those eyes

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Opazi Marcha
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1 month ago

Beautiful woman!

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

roses :D

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averageperson
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1 month ago

Her makeup is on point

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Tori Bishop
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1 month ago

I love your beautiful hair

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Opal4eva
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Oh you startled me

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DogMatic
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1 month ago

Very intense eyes.

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

flowers :)

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b l a n c
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1 month ago

ooh her eyes are so pretty

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Fernleaf6505
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1 month ago

more flowers :D

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averageperson
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1 month ago

Cute!!

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Tori Bishop
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1 month ago

Gorgeous