Aveiro Docks

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We were fortunate enough to be able to go to the Docks at Aveiro yesterday, my first time. It’s a wonderful place and a dream for photographers. These shipped are mothballed. I wanted to go onto the ship, but thought … Continued

Crescent Moon

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I really enjoy photographing the moon and stars, although I don’t really have the right equipment. Still it’s surprising what you can achieve with a long lens nowadays, even hand-held …

Water Tower, Oiã

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As in America, all over Portugal towns have a water tower. I should start to record these and as a start here is the tower for Oiã …

Vespa, Aveiro

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During our day in Aveiro last week we saw this Vespa. Mopeds are a common form of transport in Portugal and some of them are in beautiful condition.

Allotments, Carris Portugal

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I was out photographing the allotments behind our house in Carris and spotted this chap at work. Before I could take a candid shot, he hailed me and asked me to take his photograph. Only too happy to oblige.

Aguas Boas, Portugal

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We were out taking a walk around Águas Boas and saw these trees. I thought I would have some fun with PhotoShop.

Health and Safety

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Remember the chap walking across the railway tracks from a few days ago? Here is something I saw in Aveiro. It was 2006, so would probably not be allowed nowadays, but as you can imagine, I’ve never forgotten this scene.

A Light Snack

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Last night was cards night. During the evening we stopped for a snack; chouriço cooked over alcohol with bread. Simply delicious.