Renato Lopes | Photography Blog


Guided by the light

I had woken up early, looked out of the window and I could see snow up in the surroundings mountains. As the sun was rising, I could see the warm light tones of the cold winter morning bathing the mountains in the distance. It was time to go out and[…]

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Return to the mountains

The day I took this photo, I had decided to go out for what was initially a very short walk to this location. I never intended to go beyond that point. The views around were stunning and kept pulling me in, higher up and further away. I remember the point[…]

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Capturing the mood of England’s south coast

Being naturally drawn to the sea, the mists, and the “moody” weather, I spend most of my time photographing the south coast of England. The coastline along Dorset being a favourite. Durdle Door, above, is a location that I had traveled to twice before I captured this image on my[…]

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Beautiful cloudy morning on the coast

The idea with this first photo was to combine the heavy clouds with the strong wind that swept them along and with the little splash of colour on the horizon provided by the rising sun. I chose to use a combination of the 2-stop hard-step Singh-Ray Graduated ND filter with[…]

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