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Friday Feature Photo: Picos de Europa, Spain

Photographer: Slawek Staszczuk Capture Date:  October 2012 Location: Posada De Valdeon, Castille y Leon, Spain About: The morning after the challenging climb from Cordiñanes to Collado Jermoso. Definitely better viewed in the lightbox (“L”). Panorama stitched from 5 horizontal frames at 37mm with some hard-edged ND grad (probably 0.6). Desktop Wallpaper: To download this image, simply […]

Friday Feature Photo: Christmas in Cabo do Roca

Photographer: Ana Arpa Capture Date:  December 10, 2006 Location: Cabo do Roca, Portugal About: This photo was taken over the holidays near Cabo da Roca (Cape Roca), the westernmost point of mainland Portugal and continental Europe. It also happens to serve up some of the most delicious grilled fish in Portugal! Not a bad way to feast over Christmas! Desktop […]

Friday Feature Photo: Breathtaking Views from Cabo Girao, Madeira

Photographer: Florette Hill Capture Date: February 27, 2011 Location: Cabo Girao, Madeira, Portugal About: Florette took this photo during a stopover in Funchal (Madeira) while cruising on the Costa Concordia – the very same Costa Concordia that sank off the coast of Italy in 2012. Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago located in the north […]

Friday Feature Photo: Sunset Surfing in Porto

Photographer: Armando Tavares Capture Date: July 7, 2014 Location: Porto, Portugal About: If you’re looking for sparsely populated beaches with gorgeous sunsets, think Porto! There are a wide variety of places to surf, such as river mouths, beaches and point breaks, but they can be subjected to a prevailing northwesterly wind which can spoil otherwise ideal conditions. Therefore, […]

Catavino’s Friday Feature Photo: Yellow Flowers Blanketing Costa del Sol, Spain

Photographer: Svein Erik Larsen Capture Date: January 2011 Location: Estepona (Malaga) Spain About: When winter approaches and autumn rain has soaked deep into the ground, bright lemon yellow flowers bloom across the meadows along the Costa del Sol and most of the lowlands in Spain and Southern Europe. The landscape is colored […]