Desfile de Carros, 2015

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Every year the Núcleo dos Motoristas da Beira Litoral feature events in Oiã and Ílhavo. One of these is the annual parade of classic cars and lorries, which often pass through Carris and are well worth the wait. Each year … Continued

2014-12-03 Freestyle surfers

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It’s been a long time since I’ve been to the Praia da Barra to photograph the freestyle surfers. This hasn’t been deliberate, a combination of other commitments and a minor health issue means I haven’t been able to get out … Continued

Vagos Open Air 2014 – Day Three

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Being the first band to perform on the last day of a festival is a tough place for anyone to find themselves, and the audience for Opus Diabolicum was a little sparse to begin with. Sound problems during their first … Continued

Vagos Open Air 2014 – Day Two

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The first band of the day, Requiem Laus, formed in Madeira in 1992 but didn’t release their first album until 2005. During that time they have garnered a reputation as a solid death/black metal band, so it was a shame … Continued

Vagos Open Air 2014 – Day One

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While fans of Dance, Electro, and Hip-Hop were heading down south for the MEO Sudoeste Festival, metalheads from Portugal and beyond were heading north, to Quinta do Ega in Vagos. Since the festival officially became known as Vagos Open Air … Continued