Sunset landscape photography showing Ursa Beach in Sintra, Portugal, captured by landscape photographer José Ramos

Treasure Trove

Try harder, even if it hurts, you will be compensated. Steep descent, unpredictable weather, aching muscles, but at the end of the path one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Location: Ursa Beach, Sintra, Portugal Technical info: Sony …

Landscape photography in East Iceland, captured by landscape photographer José Ramos

The Origin

The cycles of life shown in constant neverending motion, flowing and encircling each of us in its cadence. Anyone who views my photo work can easily realize I’ve been in love with Iceland for the last years. This place is …

Sunset photography showing an unique rock pattern in one of the beaches of Vila Nova de Milfontes in Portugal, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Natural Networks IV

Entangled in the endless stream of thoughts, mirrored by the natural networks of the Earth, anger subsides and serenity finally prevails. Shot recently in Vila Nova de Milfontes, in one of my favourite spots. When the tide is low at …

Long exposure night photography showing the Milky Way above the ancient bridge of Ajuda in Elvas, Portugal, near the border with Spain

Pareidolia

Being silent in the dark silent landscapes of Alentejo, right by the border with Spain, surrounded by all kinds of unidentifiable and ever growing animal sounds, where everything becomes so much larger than us. As soon as the eyes adapt …

Long exposure photo captured in Ponta da Piedade, Lagos, in Portugal. Shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Ground Control

“Ground Control to Humankind” | Ponta da Piedade, Lagos (Portugal) Ground control to the humans who are not listening, look around, tremble upon the trail of destruction and launch your vessels not to conquer, but to seek for the long …

Long exposure waterscape photography shot during sunrise in Marinha Beach located in Algarve, Portugal

The Brittle Treasure

“The Brittle Treasure” | Marinha Beach, Portugal Waking up long before sunrise, when everything is pitch black on the outside, always feel like some sort madness as you get up. The body is not happy, and the mind feels numb …

Long exposure landscape photo showing the Vestrahorn Mountains in Iceland, during sunrise, shot by José Ramos

Reverence

The gorgeous Vestrahorn mountains in Iceland, during sunrise, after a 36 hour non stop shooting and driving session, during the 2015 September photo-trip. I crashed and slept all day inside the car in Hofn, after this marathon, but it was certainly …

Northern lights photo in Iceland, shot in the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, captured by landscape photographer José Ramos

The Spirits Return II

When synchronicity starts turning the wheels of time and gathering the elements, magical things can happen in front of our eyes. This image was made on the third night of the 2015 trip, showing an epic display of Northern Lights …

Long exposure night photography showing the Northern Lights over Godafoss, in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Channeling the Gods

The almighty Northern Lights above the Godafoss waterfall, shot during the September 2015 Iceland trip. Drizzle rain and waterfall spray kept pouring during the whole shooting session, and after three hours I had to return to the car as I …

Long exposure waterscape photography in Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon, located in Iceland, made by landscape photographer José Ramos

Open Wound

Just as if Iceland didn’t have enough mountains, lakes, glaciers, geothermal areas, gigantic waterfalls, it also had to have an absolutely stunning canyon! This is Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon, in South Iceland. Technical info: Sony a7R Zeiss FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS …