Friday, 31 December 2010

Happy New Year 2011

From Spanish city of Bilbao ( with a photo of the Guggenheim museum ) I wish you all happy new year ! Maciek.
Happy New Year 2011 Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Sunday, 26 December 2010

Arrábida bridge

Arrábida 500 meters long bridge , constructed in 1963, is still a proof of perfect human engineering and a piece of modern art. It is the y...
Arrábida bridge Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Saturday, 25 December 2010

Water: wild but somehow so well organized

This is the photo I took a couple of days ago close to the old lighthouse at the mouth of the Douro river, Porto, Portugal. That day the wa...
Water: wild but somehow so well organized Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Thursday, 23 December 2010

One day to Christmas: Garden Flowers

Our garden December flowers: the wine color bracts with tiny flowers of Bougainvillea and large and conspicuous, up to 12 cm in diameter ...
One day to Christmas: Garden Flowers Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Two days to Christmas. A violet night.

My afternoon trip to Torrão do Lameiro, 40 kilometers south of Porto, Portugal. The lake and sky flooded with violet light. Location: Tor...
Two days to Christmas. A violet night. Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Monday, 20 December 2010

A conversation

Two people taking over the beach stairs at Granja, Portugal Atlantic coast. Winter weather and wild sea below. Photographed on Monday earl...
A conversation Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Sunday, 19 December 2010

The lone red light

A lonely red light lighthouse standing starkly against winter sea and sky. Photographed at the small fishermen´s port of Agueda, Portugal A...
The lone red light Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Saturday, 18 December 2010

One day in Covilhã with cirrus duplicatus

Sheets of cirrus duplicatus clouds at different layers of the atmosphere , Covilhã, central Portugal. The story behind: Standing in the cen...
One day in Covilhã with cirrus duplicatus Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

One more afternoon with my boats

Location: Murtosa, Portugal. Gear: Nikon D80, Sigma 10-20 mm Aperture: f/22 Exposure bias: -0.3 EV Focal Length: 10 mm ISO: 100 Da...
One more afternoon with my boats Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

My weekend flight to Azores Islands.

The sudden small rainbow appeared before my eyes close to Arrifes village, Portugal. The story behind: Last Friday I took a flight from Po...
My weekend flight to Azores Islands. Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Friday, 10 December 2010

A midweek getaway

The sunset over the Ria do Aveiro lake close to Murtosa village, Portugal. The story behind: After a week of the almost continuous rainin...
A midweek getaway Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Friday, 3 December 2010

Friday night: a delicate sunset

A couple on the pier and the old lighthouse that guards the mouth of the Douro river. It was a very quite sunset with a delicate sky tonight...
Friday night: a delicate sunset Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Wednesday evening

Atlantic coast during low tide. On the horizon distant lights of the Espinho coast city can be seen. A late afternoon stroll on the beach ...
Wednesday evening Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Tuesday night

Lord of the Stone chapel. Tuesday night. A typical November scenery for an Atlantic coast area. I arrived at the spot quite early. First st...
Tuesday night Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Monday, 22 November 2010

My photo included in the printed version of the 2011 calendar

I am happy to announce that one of my photos from Ireland was included in the printed version of the 2011 calendar. I am very, very proud. ...
My photo included in the printed version of the 2011 calendar Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Tuesday, 16 November 2010

One more photo from the Vale Furado beach.

High yellow sand cliffs overlookin g the Vale Furado beach, close to the city of Nazare, central Portugal. Loading… Date: Nov 13, 2010 839...
One more photo from the Vale Furado beach. Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Monday, 15 November 2010

Lisbon, the second day.

After a short morning walk in the oldest district of Lisbon, the Alfama, where my wife went a little bonkers looking for a pretty kitchen st...
Lisbon, the second day. Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Sunday, 14 November 2010

A swirling vortex of entropy or the Black Hole.

The dark is falling upon the Vale Furado beach. Location: High yellow sand cliffs overlooking the Vale Furado beach, close to the city of ...
A swirling vortex of entropy or the Black Hole. Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Friday, 12 November 2010

Three days in Lisbon and Cabo da Roca ( part 1 )

Elevador da Bica ( Bica funicular ) in Bairro Alto, Lisbon. It was a quick decision: we packed our thing and drove south. Two and a half h...
Three days in Lisbon and Cabo da Roca ( part 1 ) Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Monday, 8 November 2010

Tenerife Opera House ( detailed )

Tenerife opera house in Santa Cruz and a plane taking off from the local airport. Spanish architect Santiago Catalarva´s masterpiece. Recom...
Tenerife Opera House ( detailed ) Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Sunday, 7 November 2010

Tenerife Opera House

Amazing modern architecture of Tenerife ( Santa Cruz ) opera house. Wave-lake famous Spanish architect Santiago Catalarva ´s masterpiece. L...
Tenerife Opera House Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Saturday, 6 November 2010

Autumn break at Tenerife

A mid-day view over the Teide mountain with sea fog flooding the valleys. We are back from our first autumn break this year. I got really mi...
Autumn break at Tenerife Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Saturday, 30 October 2010

Walking the hills of São Miguel island

Me walking the top of steep hills close to Lagos de Fogo. São Miguel Island. Portugal. Location: Thursday morning walk. I met a lot of win...
Walking the hills of São Miguel island Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Islands in the Autumn

  Mosteiros beach in rain. São Miguel Island. Location: The summer was over and dark clouds from the western Atlantic appeared on the Azor...
Islands in the Autumn Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Monday, 25 October 2010

Day 9 and 10: The Napa Valley

We spent two days riding up and down the Napa and Russian Valleys. We´ve tasted old Zinfandel wines, been to small family run wineries in Dr...
Day 9 and 10: The Napa Valley Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Day 11: Sacramento and Columbia State Historic Park

After leaving city of Napa we drove to Sacramento, a capital of the California State. Sacramento old town turned out to be very pleasant. We...
Day 11: Sacramento and Columbia State Historic Park Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Marcela Laughlin