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Nurcan Azaz

How to Pose—Christ The Redeemer

Corcovado Hill, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

February 3, 2010

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Caption

In February of 2010, I traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The flight was long and uncomfortable but I saw a beautiful city with impressive landscapes, beaches, and warm and colorful people. Without a doubt, it was a great trip.

This panorama was taken in front of the famous statue, Christ the Redeemer, on Corcovado Hill. This is a handheld panorama. As you can see, lifting of the hands is the popular way to pose in front of this world famous landmark. I felt lucky to capture this young couple recording memories of their trip. Although I will never know their names, they will always exemplify the joy that I also felt visiting Rio.

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Location

Latin America / Brazil

Lat: 22° 57' 6.88" S
Long: 43° 12' 37.41" W

Elevation: 1488 ft.

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Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

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Equipment

Photographed with my Canon A640 and Nikon FC-E9 fisheye lens as a handheld shot, stitched in PTGui, edited in Adobe Photoshop 7.0.
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