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Neyvan Pecanhuk Contact

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I'm NEYVAN PEÇANHUK, or just NEY, BRAZILIAN, 49 y.o. and I've been living in the city of CAMPINAS since 1986 (for more than 28 - twenty eight - years already), in the State of SÃO PAULO/SP, in the Southeastern Region of BRAZIL (SOUTH AMERICA), to where I moved to study at UNICAMP (University of CAMPINAS). I was born in SALTO GRANDE/SP, I'm a food engineer, but I've been working for the brazilian government for more than 18 (eighteen) years now (in a department that deals with labor laws).

I love traveling and taking pictures since I was a child (I used my father's old camera until he gave me a KODAK INSTAMATIC, moving later on to a PENTAX, a trademark I was faithful to even when I lived in the USA back in the years of 1982/83 - Colorado Springs - Colorado - as an AFS - AMERICAN FIELD SERVICE - exchange student)! A couple of years ago, I used to think I'd never buy a digital camera, but I bought my first one in 2004 (a SONY CYBER-SHOT DSC-P92 - I'll post some old shots in here) and, from then on, I slowly left aside my old analogical one (the last model: a NIKON N50) and in 2007 I bought my NIKON D80, here in BRAZIL, a real start line for future improvements! Unfortunately, it was stolen while I returned my rented car (Dollar Rent a Car) in Miami International Airport (MIA), on January 1st 2012, at the end of my trip to Florida/USA, having lost some of the pictures taken there! Fortunately, I was able to buy a NIKON D7000, again, here in Brazil, which I've been using since January, 2012!

When I found out this site I thought it'd be perfect to share those two passions of mine with PEOPLE from all over the WORLD and, you bet, I was totally right! Although sometimes I think I'm sort of addicted to it and I've faced some problems with it, I really LIKE all the INTERACTION that's possible in here and, for this reason, I've been around for more than 06 (SIX) years already (since AUGUST 1ST 2007)!

I call myself a real "PHOTOMANIAC", but, please, I'M NOT A PROFESSIONAL in this field!

My pictures will be mostly related to TRAVELING: CITYSCAPES - I love architecture photographs - and LANDSCAPES - I love nature images! They will all try to present the place where I was traveling or where I live at their best, AS WELL AS MY PHOTO TALENT GOES, regarding colors, sharpness, exposure, chosen pov, dof, composition, pp, contrasts, format, all of them trying to enhance their inherent beauty and to show them to the world as thoroughly as possible, because that's how I understand this site: A VIRTUAL PLACE WHERE PEOPLE VISIT OTHER PLACES AROUND THE GLOBE THROUGH OTHER PEOPLE'S TRAVELING AND PICTURES, through other people's EYES and EMOTIONS, that means, LEARNING ABOUT THE WORLD THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY! I also try to stick to the "happy side" of traveling and photography, that means, I do it to get relaxed and to feel good, so I try to avoid the bad parts of life!

Therefore, my main galleries will be:

1) AERIAL VIEWS! Click here to visit it!
2) ARGENTINA - South America - My Trip to the IGUAZU FALLS - Province of MISIONES (March 2008)! Click here to visit it!
3) ARGENTINA - South America - My Trip to USHUAIA - Province of TIERRA DEL FUEGO (July 2008)! Click here and here to visit them!
4) ARGENTINA - South America - My Trip to BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's Capital City (June 2010)! Click here to visit it!
5) BRAZIL - South America - The State of MATO GROSSO - in the Midwestern Region of the Country! Click here to visit it!
6) BRAZIL - South America - The State of MATO GROSSO DO SUL, in the Midwestern Region of the Country! Click here to visit it!
7) BRAZIL - South America - The State of MINAS GERAIS, in the Southeastern Region of the Country! Click here to visit it!
8) BRAZIL - South America - The State of RIO DE JANEIRO, in the Southeastern Region of the Country! Click here to visit it!
9) BRAZIL - The State of SÃO PAULO, in the Southeastern Region of the Country! Click here , here and here to visit them !
10) BRAZIL - CAMPINAS - The City where I live! Click here to visit it!
11) BRAZIL - SÃO PAULO - The Capital City of the State of SÃO PAULO and the largest city in Brazil! Click here to visit it!
12) BRAZIL - South America - Visiting BRASÍLIA - Federal District - My Country's Capital City - in the Center-Western Region of the Country (January 2008 & September 2011)! Click here to visit it!
13) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to the IGUAÇU/Iguassu Falls - State of PARANÁ, in the Southern Region of the Country (March 2008)! Click here to visit it!
14) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to SALVADOR - The Capital City of the State of BAHIA - The First Capital City of my Country - in the Northeastern Region (November 2008)! Click here to visit it!
15) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to JOÃO PESSOA - The Capital City of the State of PARAÍBA - in the Northeastern Region of Brazil (February 2009)! Click here to visit it!
16) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to the CHAPADA DIAMANTINA (Diamond Mountain Range) - State of BAHIA, in the Northeastern Region of Brazil (August 2009)! Click here to visit it!
17) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to CURITIBA - The Capital City of the State of PARANÁ - The Southern Region of BRAZIL (May 2010)! Click here to visit it!
18) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to ARACAJU - The Capital City of the State of SERGIPE - The Northeastern Region of BRAZIL (December 2010)! Click here to visit it!
19) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to VITÓRIA - The Capital City of the State of ESPÍRITO SANTO - The Southeastern Region of BRAZIL (August 2011)! Click here to visit it!
20) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to CHAPADA DOS VEADEIROS - In the State of GOIÁS - The Middle-Western Region of BRAZIL (September 2011)! Click here to visit it!
21) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to PIRENÓPOLIS - In the State of GOIÁS - The Middle-Western Region of BRAZIL (September 2011)! Click here to visit it!
22) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to SERRA DA CANASTRA - In the State of MINAS GERAIS - The Southeastern Region of BRAZIL (June 2012)! Click here to visit it!
23) BRAZIL - South America - My Trip to ILHA BELA - In the State of SÃO PAULO - The Southeastern Region of BRAZIL (June 2012)! Click here to visit it!
24) CANADA - North America - My Trip to the PROVINCES OF ONTARIO, QUÉBEC, ALBERTA and BRITISH COLUMBIA (January 2010)! Click here and here to visit them!
25) EUROPE - PORTUGAL & SPAIN (2004) - SWITZERLAND & FRANCE (2005) - Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P92! Click here to visit it!
26) PERU - South America - My Trip to the most mystical Country in the Americas - Departments of LIMA, CUSCO, PUNO and AREQUIPA (September 2007)! Click here and here to visit them !
27) SOUTH AMERICA - CHILE (September 2005) & ARGENTINA (August 2006) - Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P92! Click here to visit it!
28) SOUTH AMERICA - CHILE & ARGENTINA (April 2014)! Click here to visit it!
29) U.S.A. - North America - NEW YORK CITY - NY - My trip to the BIG APPLE (September 2010)! Click here to visit it!
30) U.S.A. - North America - My Trip to SAN FRANCISCO & LAKE TAHOE (February 2011)! Click here to visit it!
31) U.S.A. - North America - My Trip to FLORIDA (December 2011)! Click here to visit it!
32) U.S.A. - North America - My Trip to LAS VEGAS (April 2012)! Click here to visit it!
33) U.S.A. - North America - My Trip to the GRAND CANYON (April 2012)! Click here to visit it!
34) U.S.A. - North America - My Trip to BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK and ZION CANYON NATIONAL PARK (April 2012)! Click here to visit it!
35) U.S.A. - North America - My Trip to CHICAGO (April 2012)! Click here to visit it!
36) U.S.A. - North America - My Trip to NORTHERN & CENTRAL CALIFORNIA (June & July 2013)! Click here to visit it!


Be welcome and feel free to make any sort of comments, whatever they are, either COMPLIMENTS or POSITIVE CRITICIZING, including HINTS & TIPS on how to improve techniques in this fabulous art (little by little I've been learning more & more and TRY to use that in my pictures... not always POSSIBLE... not always PART OF MY TALENT...)! Well, GREEN FACES MIGHT BE important, and SOMETIMES they may mean how good the photographer is, but most of all, I want to show everyone the places I visited or where I live THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY!

Countries Visited/Year(Existence of digital pictures is marked with an "X"):

1) Argentina/South America 1982/2002/2006/2008/2010/2014 (X)

2) Brazil/South America - My homeland (X)

3) Canada/North America 2010 (X)

4) Chile/South America 2005/2014 (X)

5) Denmark/Europe 2014 (X)

6) England/Europe 2000

7) France/Europe 2000/2005 (X)

8) Italy/Europe 1999/2000

9) Liechtenstein/Europe 2005

10) Norway/Europe 2014 (X)

11) Paraguay/South America 1982/2008 (X)

12) Peru/South America 2007 (X)

13) Portugal/Europe 2004 (X)

14) Spain/Europe 2004 (X)

15) Sweden/Europe 2014 (X)

16) Switzerland/Europe 2005 (X)

17) Uruguay/South America 2002

18) USA/North America 1982/1983/1997/2010/2011/2012/2013 (X)
Member Since
2007-08-01
Equipment
Nikon D7000 DSLR, Nikon D80 DSLR, Sony Cybershot DSC-P92
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