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José Ramos
Worked at Hospital Fernando Fonseca
Attended Escola Secundária D. Manuel I
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"Her Majesty" | Kirkjufell, Iceland

In all of her grandeur there she was, Her Majesty Kirkjufell mountain, posing elegantly and creating endless awe in all her admirers. I trembled before such an incredible vision and, after bowing in humble reverence, tried to capture her the best I could. 

This is one of the photos made during the morning of the second day in Iceland, in my September 2014 trip. After having the honor of witnessing a fantastic Northern Lights display during the previous night, I still had to spend some more time in this incredible place during the morning, before heading to Hvitserkur. The weather was densely overcast, so it was a good opportunity for very long exposures and playing with shapes and reflections.

José Ramos © http://www.joseramos.com


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Sony a77 + Sigma 10-20mm
Aperture: f/16
Shutter speed: 180 seconds
ISO: 50
Focus: Manual 
Wireless Remote Timer
Filters. Formatt Hitech ProStop IRND 7 stops full ND, 4 stop soft ND Grad
Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 tripod + MH055M0-Q6 ballhead

#iceland   #icelandphotography   #kirkjufell   #mountain   #mountainphotos   #longexposure   #longexposurephotography   #landscapephotography   #landscapephoto   #stunningmoment   #stunningnature   #photomaniaportugal   #photomaniaglobal  
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Viva +José Ramos  daqui +Nuno miguel da silva gamboias de +Photo Mania Portugal. A sua fotografia é cinco estrelas, foi escolhida como uma das melhores que vimos hoje e vai ser divulgada em +Photo Mania Portugal. Para divulgar fotografias e fotógrafos portugueses contacte +Photo Mania Portugal e use o tag #PhotoManiaPortugal
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Hello +José Ramos  here's +Nuno miguel da silva gamboias from +Photo Mania Portugal. Your photo is one of the best we found today and will be featured on +Photo Mania Portugal. To show your work about Portugal reach out to +Photo Mania Portugal and tag #PhotoManiaPortugal?
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Had to choose between staying at home watching TV or taking a deep dive into the nocturnal secrets of Alentejo, in the south of Portugal. Guess which one I chose?

This was my first ever time trying to do a proper capture of the Milky Way, so I couldn't resist showing you three quickly edited images, where I just increased contrast and highlights in the sky and applied basic noise reduction. Now I just need to learn how to post-process these photos and get rid of the huge amounts of noise, so that I can present you proper final images!

Location: Alqueva

#nightphotography   #milkyway   #landscapephotography   #landscapephoto   #alentejo   #alqueva   #portugal   #longexposurephotography   #astrophotography  
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José, this is absolutely breathtaking, stunning.
Imagine, for just a moment, if between our trip
from (Here) and wherever (There) is,
we would just float through this Majestic Creation.
Thank you, especially, for not staying home.
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The TIPA Photo Trophy 2015 results have been officially published on their website and facebook page. It feels infinitely good to see my work being recognized. I'm truly truly honored, and thank you so much dear friends for your endless support that pushes me to continue. Cheers!

#trierenbergsupercircuit   #photocontest   #madeira   #landscapephotography   #longexposurephotography  
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O prazer é todo meu José...
Abraço
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Just finished updating the Iceland portfolio in my website. Now it's finally starting to look like a proper portfolio for this stunning place. What do you think?

http://www.joseramos.com/portfolio/iceland/

#iceland   #icelandphotography   #landscapephotography   #landscapephoto   #naturephotography   #naturephotos   #naturelovers  
Landscape and waterscape photography by José Ramos, from Portugal
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+José Ramos You are very welcome :) Just a beautiful image! 
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Good news. :)

"Congratulations!

Your photo Synchonicity is currently one of the most popular photos on Your Shot."

http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/5880387/
Photo of the Kirkjufell mountain, made during the second day of the Iceland trip in Sept 2014. After sleeping inside the rental car in Keflavik (the plane arrived at 1am), I decided to head to Kirkujfell next day. I had seen this mountain so many times on many galleries, and yet it still kept me fascinated every single time with its singular shape, frequently adorned by beautiful waterfalls. As soon as I arrived, I could feel my heart racing wit...
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Congratulations. Beautiful contrast of colours.
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"Synchronicity"  Kirkjufell, Iceland

When all elements combine on a single landscape, photons start creating music, and visual dreams suddenly become real.

José Ramos © http://www.joseramos.com

My second published Kirkjufell sunset shot. After sleeping inside the rental car in Keflavik (the plane arrived at 1am), I decided to head to Kirkujfell next day. I had seen this mountain so many times on 500px and other galleries, and yet it still kept me fascinated every single time with its singular shape, frequently adorned by beautiful waterfalls. As soon as I arrived I could feel my heart racing with the excitement, and I rushed to the spot and photographed it from many angles until it was absolutely dark. 

I'm not one who likes to brag about being "absolutely unique" on a certain place, creating his "own interpretations" of a scene, just for the sake of setting myself apart from other photographers. This photo is a great example of that. A Kirkujfell photograph with the three waterfalls is an image beaten to death? Well, under the perspective of online photography addicts or people with giant budgets, most certainly yes, but still only about 0,0000001% of photographers have the chance to visit such place. This is so much more about showing visions of nature than showing ourselves...

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Sony a77 + Sigma 10-20mm 
Aperture: f/11 
Shutter speed: 30 seconds 
Focus: Manual (for hyperfocal distance) 
Wireless Remote Timer 
Filters. Formatt Hitech ProStop IRND 4 stops full ND, 3 stop soft ND Grad 
Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 tripod + MH055M0-Q6 ballhead

#icelandphotography   #kirkjufell   #landscapephotography   #landscapephoto   #longexposurephotography   #mountainphotos   #sunsetphotography   #sunsetphotos   #sunsetlovers   #waterfallphotography   #waterfallwednesday   #photooftheday   #photoextract   #photomaniaglobal   #stunningmoment  
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"Eternal" 

A gorgeous rock formation in a famous portuguese beach, erupting right in the middle of the wild shorebreak, showing us the eternal sculpting of the earth by the elements. 

Location: Santa Cruz Beach, Portugal

José Ramos @ http://www.joseramos.com

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Sony a77 + Sigma 10-20mm
Exposure: 30 seconds
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 100
Filters: Formatt Hitech Firecrest 4 stops Full ND + Firecrest 3 stop ND Grad
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#portugal   #portugalphotography   #landscape   #landscapephotography   #landscapephoto   #waterscape   #longexposure   #longexposurephotography   #santacruz   #beach   #beachphotography   #sunsetphotography   #sunsetphotos   #sunsetlovers   #stunningmoment   #photomaniaglobal   #photomaniaportugal  
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Portugal, a hidden paradise of natural wonders?

Click on the link, travel through the portfolio and decide for yourself...

http://www.joseramos.com/portfolio/portugal/

#landscapephotography   #landscapephoto   #portugal   #portugaltravel   #portugalphotography   #stunningmoment   #waterscapes   #longexposurephotography  
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My "Constant Awe" photo from Iceland, depicting the Logmanúpur mountain, was published in Photography Week Issue 133. Once more, a great pleasure to see my work published in the world's best-selling digital photo magazine! And by the way, congratulations to Duarte Sol, a great portuguese photographer, to have one of his photos featured on the cover!

You can see the image with full story and technical details here - http://www.joseramos.com/portfolio-image/constant-awe/
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"The Natural Networks IV" | Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal

Entangled in the endless stream of thoughts, mirrored by the natural networks of the Earth, anger subsides and serenity finally prevails.

José Ramos © http://www.facebook.com/joseramosphotography

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Shot recently in Vila Nova de Milfontes, in one of my favourite spots. When the tide is low at sunset, you can witness this intricate and beautiful pattern of exposed rocks. This is just the second time I've been at this spot, as you need to shoot it under the right conditions. It's not easy to manage the simultaneous presence of low tide, good sunset, clouds, sun orientation and available time. There were just two photographers shooting this place, including me,, showing that Portugal must be one of the most under-rated photo destinations in the world...

This was one of the first times where I had the opportunity to test the new Firecrest filters that Formatt Hitech sent me. Used a 7 stop full ND on this one, along with a 3 stop Soft ND Grad and a 3 stop Reverse Grad (prototype) for the sky.

Technical details:
Sony a77 + Sigma 10-20mm 
Exposure: 30 seconds 
Aperture: f9 
ISO: 100 
Formatt Hitech Firecrest filters: 7 stop Full ND; 3 stop soft ND Grad, 3 stop Reverse Grad 
Manfrotto Tripod 
Wireless remote shutter

#vilanovademilfontes   #alentejo   #portugal   #landscapephotography   #landscapephoto   #longexposurephotography   #sunsetphotography   #sunsetphotos   #sunsetlovers   #stunningmoment   #photooftheday  
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Saw this on my inbox today! My photo was selected for National Geographic's Daily Dozen. Your vote for being published on the magazine is much appreciated. :-)

"Congratulations!

Your photo Synchronicity was selected for today's Daily Dozen.
Tell your friends to vote for your photo.

(Hurry! Voting ends at midnight EST.)

Our photo editors consider the photos with the most votes for possible publication in a future issue of National Geographic magazine."

Click here to vote --> http://on.natgeo.com/1Q0fw7X
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Congrats! Outstanding image! Well deserved. 
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My friends, I'm extremely pleased to annouce that one of my photos has won the third prize of the "TIPA Photo Trophy 2015", part of the famous "Trierenberg Super Circuit & Special Themes Circuit 2015".

Quoting their website: The "TIPA Photo Trophy 2015" forms part of the "Trierenberg Super Circuit & Special Themes Circuit 2015", the world's largest photo art contest, held since 1992. Over the years, amateurs, professionals, photographic clubs and artists have submitted more than 101 000 images to the contest and entries have been received from over 110 countries around the globe. "

The image which won was my "Colossus" photo made in Madeira Island. I have submitted some images from Iceland but I'm extremely proud to see that an image from Portugal has won the prize!

I wasn't expecting this at all, as this is the third "serious" contest I've ever entered. I always refused to participate in contests, due to their inherent strong subjectivity, but since I realized they are a powerful way to get more exposure and participate in new projects, I decided to start participating in selected contests since the beggining of 2015.

You can check the image here:
My website - http://www.joseramos.com/portfolio-image/colossus/
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Beautiful work! Congrats!
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My name is José Ramos and I'm a 29 year old nature/landscape photographer, and a doctor (in the field of Psychiatry), from Portugal.

I've developed an increasing interest in photography over the last years, and the passion grew so strong that this is the art I've chosen to express myself, as well as pay hommage to the beauty and power of the world which surrounds us.

Currently dividing my professional time between medicine and photography, I'm constantly struggling to find time to develop my skills in both areas. So far, with passion, this has been possible, at the expense of sleeping hours, but it always pays off in the end.

The main goal with my images is to depict and create my own interpretation of what surrounds us, sharing my vision in the form of photography.



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  • Escola Secundária D. Manuel I
  • Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa
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