Friday, 11th January 2013
by Marcio Cabral
Anhumas Abyss is a cave 23km from the city of Bonito Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Access is by a gap that exists in the Rock through vertical Rappelling techniques.
To the base of the cave is 72 meters of vertical drop, until the deck on the lake of clear water. That can reach 80m. depth.
During some days of the year the sun passes through the small opening of the cave, producing a beam of light that illuminates the cave for a few hours.
Equipment: 5dmk2, 15mm, ikelite housing
Marcio Cabral is a landscape photographer based in Brasilia, Brazil, his first contact with photography was about fourteen years ago. He was exposed to landscape photography has since become his passion. Along these years he has gained good recognition including prizes in various photo contests, publications in magazines of tourism and nature and in some books and guides on pictures from Brazil in foreign countries. He also works with spherical panoramas and was the first Brazilian to produce underwater spherical panorama. Nowadays, he is devoted exclusively to make workshops and photographing expeditions within Brazil and out of it.