Landscapes between the Amazons and the Carpethians

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Astounding and above all contrasting landscape œuvres of the Amazons and the Carpethians by Lelli de Orleans e Bragança and Sophie de Roumanie

Château de Bran, Sophie de Roumanie, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges
Bran Castle
For one night the abode of Vlad III the Impaler, inspiration for Dracula. Today passed down through the Romanian Royal House to some scions of the Habsburg Dynasty. 
Château de Bran, Sophie de Roumanie, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Legendary Bran/"Dracula" Castle
Sophie de Roumanie reflects with her photography on the sites and landscapes intrinsic to her life and that of her ancestors

Rural Transylvania, Sophie de Roumanie, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Through Romanian by origin, Sophie, was born in exiled and is fascinated by the bucolic places that still remain in Romania, and that make the country so picturesque

NA MATA, Lelli de Orleans e Bragança, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Lelli de Orleans e Bragança in her artworks focuses on the longing after a primordial Brazil, and its lush

De Magie et de Pierres, Sophie de Roumanie, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

A photographic shot that Sophie enchanted Sophie by its obvious mysticism. She shot it at dawn in Brittany's countryside.

PAPAGAIOS PASSANDO, Lelli de Orleans e Bragança, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Papagayos swirling by the Amazons
Not a lifeless Amazonic nature rather one thriving is portrayed by the oeuvres of Lelli de Orleans e Bragança

Eglise en Transylvanie, Sophie de Roumanie, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Sophie de Roumanie features one of the most recurrent buildings in Transylvania, Orthodox churches. Albeit there are ubiquitous in the region, they all possess their own charm, size and structure

RJ, Lelli de Orleans e Bragança, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

River and mountains in Rio de Janeiro
Longing for "idyllic" Rio de Janeiro surrounded by more wilderness rather than by edifices and people.

PASSANDO, Lelli de Orleans e Bragança, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Papagayos flying by in the Amazons

RIACHO, Lelli de Orleans e Bragança, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Amazonic river
Not only vegetation but also rivers and lagoons are a important part of Lelli's idyllic Brazil

RJ ao longe, Lelli de Orleans e Bragança, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

View of Rio de Janeiro

O VOO DAS AZUIS, Lelli de Orleans e Bragança, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Blue papagayos flying about the Amazons
Lelli toys with poignant blue bird tones to accentuate their presence in the lush milieu

Iroise au printemps, Sophie de Roumanie, 21st century, From the collection of: Royal Bridges

Wild beauty off a litoral wherein the flowers defy the location for their growth
Shot at Brittany until recently the working location of Sophie de Roumanie

Credits: Story

Artist Princess Lelli de Orleans e Bragança
She lives in São Paulo, Brazil, and captures through her painting the intrinsically wild and overly lush landscapes of the Amazon River.

http://www.lelliobraganca.com/history/

http://royalbridges.org/home/project/hrh-princess-lelli-de-orleans-e-braganca/

Sophie de Roumanie is an internationally known artist and photographer. She continues the tradition of her author and artist great-grandmother, Queen Marie of Romania, and she inherited her love of photography from her father.

http://royalbridges.org/home/project/hrh-princess-sophie-of-romania/

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