Madeira – The laurel forest

Fanal (til Lagoa, 1105m)

When the portuguese officially landed in Madeira in 1418 (but the archipelago was already mentioned before), the island was almost completely covered by a sub-tropical forest, that gave the name to the island (Madeira means wood in portuguese). Straight, the settlers showed their cleverness and respect by putting on fire the whole land (and beside, . . . → Read More: Madeira – The laurel forest

Madeira – Pico Ruivo (1862mt. above the ocean)

Pico Ruivo (1862m)

Madiera is a tropical island, despite its latitude. Francesca and I went there for holyday in July, 2012. With these assumptions, why the hell one morning at 10.30 Francesca’s glasses looked like this?

We were at the beginning of the track to Madeira’s highest peak, Pico Ruivo (1862mt above the ocean), and the weather . . . → Read More: Madeira – Pico Ruivo (1862mt. above the ocean)

a foggy day – gallery


Here, the photos I promised in this post.

All are in BW, by my D700 and prime lenses, and only a develop in Lightroom were made. Nothing was added to the original images. The last, instead, are token two days after, under the sun. There are intenctionally overexposed, to made an High Key photos. This . . . → Read More: a foggy day – gallery

a foggy day


Last week, on Friday, I woke up in a white cup of milk. Wow! A foggy day in Danmark! I cant’refrain from taking my Nikon…. I went close to Randers, for a few time, on Randers Fjord. Here:

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This is the landscape I saw. And, actually, there was . . . → Read More: a foggy day