Meeting Street photographers II : Miguel Texeira

We met Miguel and his wife Gina at rangefinder forum meetings in Barcelona and Florence. Therefore when the opportunity to visit Portugal came up, I...
We met Miguel and his wife Gina at rangefinder forum meetings in Barcelona and Florence. Therefore when the opportunity to visit Portugal came up, I emailed Miguel.  He promptly responded with a invitation to spend a few days with them in Santarém. Miguel is a huge photography passionate and a true Nikon gear expert. He came to photography because his parents were operating a studio and lab business. Since early on, he helped with the developing as well as the shooting of some weddings and reportage until the age of 18 years. His career went on as a printer in...

Sunset by the Tejo River

At sunset, men, dogs, lovers, lonely souls all head to the Tejo River to take advantage of the last rays of sun that barely pass...
At sunset, men, dogs, lovers, lonely souls all head to the Tejo River to take advantage of the last rays of sun that barely pass over the hills. (click on pictures for high res). Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO160, ND 0.6 filter Leica M9 with 50mm Summicron at F8.0, 1/250, ISO160 Leica M9 with 35mm Lux Asph at F1.4, 1/4000, ISO160, ND 0.6 filter

The city of seven hills

Lisbon is the best kept secret in Europe. Indeed, many tour operators usually propose destinations such as Paris, London, Rome or Praga on top of...
Lisbon is the best kept secret in Europe. Indeed, many tour operators usually propose destinations such as Paris, London, Rome or Praga on top of their offering and Lisbon is therefore a little less known. Nevertheless, this city is beautiful and a wonderful place for street photography. Lisbon is often called the city of the seven hills since due to its steepy landscape. Unless you move by tramway or car, your legs will definitely be put at work. And once you get to the top, a long contemplation of the great cityscape with a little rest is always a must....