Favela in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This is a photograph of Favela in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by photographer Jacob Langvad Nilsson. It is a neighborhood located on a steep hillside in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The community has a population estimated at anywhere between 100 and 200 thousand inhabitants, who live crammed into a steep and rugged landscape of only (0.80) square miles.

Favela in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by photographer Jacob Langvad Nilsson

Financial & Business District, Downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This is a photograph of the Financial & Business District in Downtown Rio de Janeiro by photographer Jacob Langvad Nilsson. It has the second largest GDP in the country. It is where major oil and telephone companies are located. You can also find two of Brazil’s major company’s headquarters, Petrobras and Vale.

Financial & Business District, Downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by photographer Jacob Langvad Nilsson

On Location: Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This is a photograph of Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro which is famously known for elegance and social qualities. The world-famous beach gives foreign visitors a sense of life in Rio, displaying a cross-section of different lifestyles, boutiques, restaurants and luxurious apartment buildings. Two mountains called the Dois Irmãos (Two Brothers) rise at the Western end of the beach.

Ipanema Beach by photographer Jacob Langvad Nilsson