AMAZON Aerial Photographs

Rio Solimões confluences with Rio Negro near Manaus, and the Amazon river officially starts. This picture shows the meeting place of those two rivers, taken from a Cessna plane in the rainy season. In order to record crisp images, Amano chose a large format 4"x5" camera exclusively designed for aerial photography (Aerotac 4"x5") and film vacuum system, which keeps the film plane flat.