The works of the winners of Portimão’s popular “Photographic Marathon” are on display at the city’s Museum until March 30

The 23rd Portimão Photographic Marathon brought in 157 photography lovers of 10 nationalities

– February 9, 2024 | Text Alexandra Stilwell
Theme: There are still wooden boats

The winning images of the 23rd Portimão Photographic Marathon have been revealed and are on show in the city’s Museum until March 30.

The latest edition of the popular photographic contest was held both “live” and online.

The initiative saw 157 photography lovers of ten nationalities sign up in the two categories, in the Algarve and across the country.

23a Corrida Foto Portimão Tema Trabalho
Theme: Work

During the live event, which took place in the Municipality of Portimão on May 20, participants were challenged to creatively capture three images based on eight themes, including cultural and natural heritage, experiences, people, social work and leisure environments.

Parallel to the “live” format, which encourages participants to travel and discover the municipality of Portimão, the organisation also intended to continue to increase online participation.

23a Corrida Foto Portimão Tema Livres como o Vento
Theme: Free like the wind

Participants registered in the online category sent in 12 photos based on the special edition “Freedom” theme, with the following four subthemes: Signs of Freedom, Streets of Freedom, Is this Freedom? and Free as the Wind.

In addition to the winning images in each category, the exhibition also includes the Special Jury and the Youth Prizes.

The exhibition can be visited until March 30 at the following times: Tuesday, from 2.30pm to 6pm, and Wednesday to Sunday, between 10am am and 6pm.

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