25.11.14

ambition


empire state building, W34th and 6th, NYC

am·bi·tion
/amˈbiSH(ə)n/
noun
a strong desire to do or to achieve something, typically requiring determination and hard work.

21.10.14

new york paradox


Brooklyn bridge, NYC

It's loud, dark, full of people, cars and concrete. It's a mess, it's exhausting, suffocating, it sucks you in like a effing black hole.
I love it.

20.11.13

die schöpfung


geres, portugal

Und Gott sprach: ‘Es werde Licht!’ Und es ward Licht. (And God said: Let there be Light, and there was Light.)

22.9.13

god


st peters basilica, vatican

call it as you will but in the end it all comes back to math & physics.

27.8.13

butterfly effect


porto, portugal

"(with reference to chaos theory) the phenomenon whereby a minute localized change in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere."

18.12.12

done


PhD

it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
this roller coaster ride came to an end and i cherish every little moment of it.

4.10.12

time to break the glass


window, porto

here's to breaking, to fighting and to never settling.

14.8.12

vintage


fiat 500, roma

a substantial amount of what surrounds us doesn't get old. it just gets more interesting.

20.7.12

one


vatican museum stairs, vatican

sometimes when one feels like one is walking in circles, one is actually going somewhere.

22.5.12

appearances


piódão, portugal

(pretty much) everything is like an onion, with different hidden layers. even if your eyes water a bit you just have to keep peeling. totally worth it.

6.3.12

at last


galaxy assembly through mergers, phd thesis

no matter how hard, how deep or how unattainable it feels, Dory was right: just keep swimming. one will, eventually, get there.

27.12.11

look left


road sign, london

we are all in desperate need to look left. and to act accordingly.

14.11.11

jealousy


somewhere, porto

you've got to be jealous of those who have the gift of flying above everything. really. i'm teaching myself how to fly.

3.10.11

30.8.11

no questions asked



me and friends, london

someone said good friends help you move dead bodies. that's about it, they are there, no matter when, no matter what.

19.8.11

through perfect eyes



me, porto

celebrating the World Photography Day, this is a piece of the world seen through his perfect eyes.

17.8.11

wanna hear?



somewhere, porto

some are nice, some are not, but what are we if not lots of stories to tell?

13.7.11

link



link don corleone

that little nose of his? made us an offer we couldn't refuse.

29.6.11

closer



madalena beach, gaia

one of the (very) few good things about summer is that autumn is approaching at 30 km per second.

8.6.11

bump



rails, esmoriz, portugal

they say it's about the journey, not the destination. i say it's about enjoying the bumps along the way.

4.5.11

naked



naked trees, portugal

just because i miss winter already, doesn't mean i don't look forward to summer. it's all about nakedness.

11.4.11

my constant



boa nova lighthouse, leça

it has been here before. it will be here again.

24.3.11

eventually



clouds above Porto

dark times ahead, but the skies will eventually clear and everything will eventually be OK.
you, dear sir, have my vote.

7.3.11

connected



tram wires, porto

i find wires like this the perfect analogy for life - we will always have someone crossing our path, someone going along with us, someone who will be turning around at some point. we are not meant to be alone. like it or not.

21.2.11

yes, i do



breakwater in a beach, porto

i'm your north you told me, but what's a north without a south?