Landscape photo in the highlands of Iceland, in a place called Kerlingarfjoll, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

The Forgotten Lands

When the landscape overwhelms the senses with awe, something grows on the inside that cannot be put into words.  After being in Iceland for three times, the fourth trip had to include the highlands. With the help of the awesome …

Iceland landscape photography, showing the geothermal area of Hverir Námafjall during the midnight sun, captured by landscape photographer José Ramos

Boiling Point

This is the extraterrestrial Hverir – Námafjall geothermal area in Iceland, where the scars on the surface of Earth, joined by the steaming hot sulphur smokes and boiling muds, show us that our planet is very much alive and constantly …

Nigh photography made in Passo Gardena, located in the Dolomites, Italy, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

The Unveiling

You would certainly not guess that this image was made under intense darkness, solitude and silence, in one of the most gorgeous spots of the Dolomites, called Passo Gardena, at 2136 meters high. Doing a long exposure during the night …

Landscape photography in the highlands of Iceland, showing a powerful sunset in Kerlingarfjoll, captured by landscape photographer José Ramos

Ephemeral

The absolute rarity of these moments of fleeting radiance, turning light chasing into a true treasure hunt… The absolute rarity of these moments of fleeting radiance, turning light chasing into a true treasure hunt… Image made during the most intense …

Landscape photo showing sunrise at the beautiful Sigoldugljufur Canyon in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Rapture

There are places so unexplainably beautiful that it becomes difficult to accept them as fully real. We’ve grown used to the ugly aesthetics of daily life and urban settings, and becoming enthralled with a natural landscape became unfortunately limited to …

Night photography made in Passo Sella in the Dolomites, Italy, showing the Milky Way above the mountains

Voyager

Shooting from a tiny pale blue dot, watching millions of other equally intriguing pale blue dots, feeling so incredibly small, and yet also an integral part of something so infinite. The wonders of shooting long exposures during freezing cold at …

Long exposure landscape photo captured in Madeira Island, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Colossus III

Against all odds, resisting through the passage of time. Resilience in Nature… This is a fantastic place in Madeira Island, called Ribeira da Janela, where a water course descends from the mountains and ends right here. This has created a …

Photo showing Godafoss waterfall in Iceland during sunset, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

The Wonders of Awe

If a man forgets what beauty looks like, will an image ever be able bring him back? I usually do not include human figures in my images, as my main quest lies in searching for the beauty of an untouched …

Landscape photo showing the Hverir - Námafjall geothermal area in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Creation

When the scars on the surface of Earth unveil steaming hot sulphur smokes and boiling muds, creation takes place and shows us that our planet is very much alive and constantly renovating itself. An image showing a different aesthetic approach …

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 …