The works of the winners of Portimão’s popular “Photographic Marathon” are on display at the city’s Museum until March 30
Feb09

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...

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Portimão welcomes 22nd edition of the Algarve’s leading Photography Race
Apr27

Portimão welcomes 22nd edition of the Algarve’s leading Photography Race

The 22nd edition of Portimão’s Photography Race happens this May – April 27, 2022 This 22nd edition of the Photography Race in the Algarve marks the return of the pre-Covid format of the competition whilst maintaining the online format introduced two years ago. The traditional competition created by the municipality of Portimão is considered to be one of the most important competitions of the kind south of the Tejo River, in...

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Swedish landscape photographer presents his work in Lagoa this February 24
Feb23

Swedish landscape photographer presents his work in Lagoa this February 24

– February 23, 2022 ‘Light of the Senses’, a photography exhibition by Ralph Torgardh, will be unveiled on February 24, at 4pm, at the Manuela Vale Gallery of Lagoa’s Mestre Fernando Rodrigues Art School where it will remain on display until April 21. “Light is very important when photographing, if not the most important (aspect),” says the Swedish photographer, who retired eight years ago and has been living in Portugal with his wife...

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A picture perfect passage
Apr20

A picture perfect passage

Strolling through the picturesque Algarve on a photography tour with Dave Sheldrake When Dave and Alyson Sheldrake retired to Portugal in 2011, the artistic couple couldn’t have foreseen how their lives would pan out or know the extent to which they would become such well-known and loved local artists. Based in the Algarve for six years now, being a professional photographer has been a dream come true for Dave. Having learnt the art...

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Local photographer exhibits in Lisbon
Apr12

Local photographer exhibits in Lisbon

Well-known Aljezur photographer João Mariano, whose work often depicts the Algarve’s ancient traditions and livelihoods, is exhibiting his work in Lisbon until April 16.  The exhibition, entitled O Conhecido Desconhecido (The Known Unknown), is dedicated to Lagoa’s beautiful coastline. The photographic works of João Mariano, who has also published books about Alvor’s shellfish catchers and Monchique’s...

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