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Em memória do Olímpio Ferreira.

Nas palavras do Rui Tavares no blogue Barnabé: “Olímpio Ferreira: velho amigo, brilhantíssimo paginador do livro do Barnabé, tipógrafo, fonógrafo, daltónico. Também é pai – ora toma. É o gajo mais culto do Barnabé, razão pela qual diz que não sabe se vai escrever. Será o nosso director artístico.”
(e escrito também ontem pelo Rui: “sem dizer adeus“)

vlog #000 de 2008

(english: this post is in memory of a good friend of mine, Olímpio Ferreira. these vlog entry is the first one from 2008 but i changed the post date to show up on my front page.)

a photographer with “An Ethical Dilemma”

This test only has one question, but it’s a very important one.

By answering the question honestly, you will discover where you stand morally. The test features an unlikely, completely fictional situation in which you will have to make a decision. Your answer needs to be honest, yet spontaneous.

You are in Miami, Florida. There is chaos all around you, caused by a hurricane, with severe flooding. This is a flood of biblical proportions. You are a photo/journalist, working for a major newspaper, and you are caught in the middle of this disaster. Yet you are attempting to shoot career-making photos.

Suddenly, you see two men floundering in the water.
They are fighting for their lives, trying not to be taken down with the debris. You move closer. Somehow the men appear familiar. You suddenly realise who they are.
It’s George W. Bush and Tony Blair!

You have two options. You can either attempt to save their lives, or you can shoot dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning photos, documenting the demise of two of the most powerful men on earth.

So, here’s the question:
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