Rise and Shine (I)

Rise and Shine (I)

6am and your hand can’t make it to the alarm clock before the voices in your head start telling you that it’s too early, too dark, and too cold to get out of a bed. Aching muscles lie still in rebellion, pretending not to hear your brain commanding them to move A legion of voices(…)

My #creativejuly 2015 book

My #creativejuly 2015 book

July is far over, and with it the #creativejuly, the photographic game that I’ve been organizing in the Internet since 2009. Along the years I’ve set up something with the pictures once the game is over, galleries, books, gigapixel images, etc… This year I’ve decided not to do so, to take a break of the(…)

Dreaming is good. Doing is better.

Dreaming is good. Doing is better.

The last few months have probably been the less active photographically speaking in some years, but the most active in some other aspects in life. Of course I miss taking pictures, but have been so busy doing some other things and being more than a spectator, what being a photographer had somehow become. Photography is(…)

To be or not to be (a photographer)

To be or not to be (a photographer)

Some days ago I read a blog post where the author argued that just taking photographs does not make you a photographer, and set a number of points about who is a photographer and who is a “photographs taker”. I remember being there myself times ago, wondering what to answer when people started asking “Nice photos.(…)

Resting in Cíes

Resting in Cíes

A few days camping in the Islas Cíes National Park give you some time to relax, read a climbing book, get a nice tan, trek, dive or row in a sea kayak and, why not, take a couple of pictures here and there. While the main islands are not too big and you cannot wander around out of(…)