Tag Archives: people

Faces of Protest

Crowd waiting for the main speeches during Mayday protest. © 2014 . All rights reserved.

In my last post I wrote that I’d start 2014 by posting lots of older stuff from the past year, due to the huge amounts of photos I have in my backlog, which by now I’m finally finding a way …

First Rain

Lisboa-201303394 © 2013 . All rights reserved.

Summer can be a drought season for a photographer. Long days with unflattering light and flat skies that make nature photography almost impossible, a mix of bright light and strong shadows to complicate street photography. To sum it up: things …

Meu lindo Agosto!

Lighted church © 2013 . All rights reserved.

“Meu lindo Agosto!”, a Portuguese expression that, in all its known variations, can be translated to “My lovely August!”. An expression that obviously relates to Summer holidays, but has a deeper meaning in Portuguese culture: it’s the month …

An overview of São Miguel

A common sight at São Miguel: cattle, green pastures, lush forests and blue ocean. The blue sky is a bonus, depends on it's very unstable weather. © 2013 . All rights reserved.

I’m back from Azores. For so long I’ve been postponing a visit to this hidden treasure, maybe because it’s easily accessible from my hometown, maybe because I got distracted with exotic locations far away from home. For reasons that …

Mercado da Ribeira

Mercado da Ribeira © 2013 . All rights reserved.

Ribeira Market (Mercado da Ribeira in Portuguese), used to be Lisbon’s main market in an old building that would fill from the early hours of the day with tasty goods, outspoken fishmongers and all the recurrent characters you can find …

Falling into Winter at Lisbon

Roasted chestnut stand © 2012 . All rights reserved.

For the sake of keeping this blog fully functional an update was due for a long time, after all its main purpose it to keep track of my photographic activity. But the lack any major trips in the later half …