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 …

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 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 …

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 landscape photography depicting the West side of Dettifoss waterfall, in Iceland, during sunrise, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos from Portugal

Death Falls

Death Falls Massive amounts of extremely turbulent waters suddenly meet the endless abyss of Detifoss, with liquid chaos ensuing right after the fall. The Universe seems to have its strange ways of always creating order out of chaos, and witnessing …

Long exposure landscape photography in Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, in Iceland, shot during sunset by landscape photographer José Ramos from Portugal

Dissolution of Eternity

“Dissolution of Eternity” The Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon under fiery light, in it’s endless cadence of moving pieces of ice, teaches us lessons of impermanence and dissolution. This place is quite simply the most beautiful work of moving art I’ve ever …

Long exposure landscape photography in depicting the Vestrahorn/Vesturhorn mountains in Iceland, shot by landscape photographer José Ramos from Portugal

The Search for Meaning

“The Search for Meaning” When your body reaches the limit of exhaustion, and yet your face just can’t stop smiling, you finally know you have found Meaning. Location: Photo made after being 36 hours awake, during a wonderful dawn in …

Landscape photo showing the Northern Lights above the Vesturhorn/Vestrahorn mountains in Iceland, shot by the photographer José Ramos

The Gathering

After 30 hours of non-stop shooting and driving, an incredible gathering in front of me: the majestic mountains of Vestrahorn on the left, the last sparks of the Northern Lights on the right, and the glimpse of the coming twilight …