Almada

Last week we had a rare wedding-free Saturday night and so we took a trip “across the river” to visit one of our favourite restaurant/bars with good friends and listen to some live music. Atira-te ao Rio is literally right on the banks of the Tejo river and in spite of it being in existence (rumour has it) for over 10 years and having been featured in the likes of Conde Naste Traveller, it is super low-key and laid back (and the fact that its pretty much impossible to find the first time round probably helps keep the mystery going…

Summer Thunderstorm

This isn’t the first time I’ve tried to photograph lightning, and also isn’t the first time I wasn’t particularly successful… still, the results are better than the time I tried to shoot a passing thunderstorm from the beach in Cape Town, only to have my car battery die while trying to leave the parking lot… and then my dad had to come and tow my car, but the tow rope snapped in the pouring rain, and then he lost his car keys… The photos from that time, they really didn’t turn out well. At all. This is one subject matter…