International photography festival returns to historic Brazilian town

The Paraty Em Foco (Paraty in Focus) international photography festival returns to the colonial-era town of Paraty, Brazil for its eleventh edition on Wednesday.

Paraty, Brazil hosts international photography exhibition.

Paraty, Brazil hosts international photography exhibition. Image by martinak15 / CC BY 2.0

The event is one of the top ten largest international photography exhibits in the world and attracts artists and viewers from around the world. Events include workshops, lectures, documentaries, exhibitions and shows which run until September 27. This year's theme is “Representation and Self-Representation in the Age of Electronic Devices”, and examines the culture of the selfie and how access to smartphones has changed photography. Read more: riotimesonline.com

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