Landscape photography in Altar do Pego Dam in Alentejo, Portugal, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Pathos

Originally posted to celebrate the passage to 2018, an year which brought so many changes. This image shows one of the beautiful green areas that surround the Pego do Altar dam in Alentejo, Portugal, lit by a stunning colorful sunset. …

Landscape photo made in the unique Vila Nova de Milfontes beach, featuring the musician Geronyom and his hand pan instrument

Breathing

Today it was one of those days of forced introspection, as the mind decided to wake up in a restless state, in need of reorienting paths and drawing horizons. These are strange times we are living in, where the frantic …

Night photography showing the beautiful Village of Azenhas do Mar in Sintra, Portugal, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos

Communion

And just as soon as you open your window, your eyes merge with the Gods, and the endless power of the sea becomes part of you. Such immense intelligence, of those who choose to live in these places. This is …

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 …

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 photo showing the Almourol Castle in Portugal, shot during sunset by landscape photographer José Ramos

The Enlightened Resistance

There will always be an enlightened spot inside everyone of us, untouchable and resilient. Search for it. Location: this image shows the gorgeous Almourol Castle in Portugal during sunset. Technical info: Aperture: f/8 | Exposure: 30 seconds | ISO: 200 …

Landscape photo in the Sintra Forest in Portugal, during a misty afternoon, captured by landscape photographer José Ramos

Infinity

Born from the same womb, swirling together through life, sharing the pains and joys of growing, true confidants of every fleeting moment. While I reflected on the feelings evoked by this image, it quickly became quite clear I did not …

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 …