Martial arts

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Capoeira from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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Capoeira is the Brazilian martial arts derived from the slaves dance/fight traditions. It's accompanied by a deum and single string percussion instrument called berimbau (seen at left). This was shot in Salvador, Bahia, the first Brazilian capital (colonial times) last January, the land of all great percussion style music from Brazil (Olodum is a well-known percussion group).
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Submitted: Saturday, 6th February, 2010 17:24 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 19th January, 2010
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 1/40 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
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