Theme 5: “Take the best photo of the bar founded by Natália Correia” – Natália Correia was an intellectual Portuguese poet and social activist. In 1971 she decided to open a bar called Botequim, in Lisbon, where great part of the Portuguese intellectual community used to get together. The bar is located on a privileged area […]Read more "Maratona Fotográfica FNAC 2013 – Tema 5 / FNAC Photo Marathon – Theme 5"
Theme 4: “Take the best photo of the place where Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage was arrested in 1797” – Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage is a famous Portuguese poet, arrested in Lisbon in 1797 by the Inquisition. Click on the links below to see the other themes! [Theme 1] [Theme 2] [Theme 3] On September […]Read more "Maratona Fotográfica FNAC 2013 – Tema 4 / FNAC Photo Marathon – Theme 4"
Theme 3: “Take the best photo of the Theater São Luiz” – This is a famous theater in Lisbon, where reknown writers used to conduct important conferences in the city. In 1917 the writer José de Almada Negreiros had a big highlight by saying the sentence “Create your experience and be the greatest!” Click on the […]Read more "Maratona Fotográfica FNAC 2013 – Tema 3 / FNAC Photo Marathon – Theme 3"
Theme 2: “Take the best photo of the place from where Luiz Vaz de Camões left Lisbon in 1553” – Luiz Vaz de Camões is one of the best writers in the Portuguese literature. He left Lisbon towards the East from Torre de Belém (Belém Tower), which is located right on the Rio Tejo (Tagus River). Click on […]Read more "Maratona Fotográfica FNAC 2013 – Tema 2 / FNAC Photo Marathon – Theme 2"
On September 21st I took part on the FNAC Photo Marathon in Lisbon, Portugal. It was a 12 hours photo challenge, where we were shooting according to themes given during the day by the FNAC staff. At the end of each theme, a new one was given, making a total of 6. The funny part was that every theme […]Read more "Maratona Fotográfica FNAC 2013 – Tema 1 / FNAC Photo Marathon – Theme 1"
Layers of the past. (Lisbon – October, 2013) Weekly Photo Challenge: LayersRead more "Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers"
Alfama is the oldest part of Lisbon and it’s also the most typical one. I’ve been there for a free walking tour and enjoyed the time to take some pictures. And during this last week in Portuguese grounds, I’ll post some more shots of this city that surprised me at each new corner.Read more "Lisbon: The old Alfama"
During this two amazing months in Lisbon, I had the opportunity to go to Cascais only twice. But it means a lot to me, specially after 10 months in the cold Milan and too far from the ocean. Cascais is amazingly beautiful, and only 20 minutes from Lisbon by train. But now the sun has […]Read more "Cascais: See you soon!"
Obscure, but inspiring. Unknown, but interesting. Aggressive, but good-looking. Harmful, but addictive. Mysterious, but comforting. Why do we always want both the extremes? There must be something in between, right? Weekly Photo Challenge: SeaRead more "Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea"
E o sol se põe em Lisboa / And the sun sets in LisbonRead more "Lisbon: And the sun sets"