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Not a good day for a sun tan! by João Figueiredo

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I grew up very close to the beach and the ocean, so for me it is not that special to be at the beach with good weather and get a sun tan. Instead, I prefer to be there when the weather tells you to be at home.

I don’t really know why, but it gives me a certain poetic feeling to be at the beach when the sky is grey, the wind blows too strong and the temperature is low… I feel romantic, poetic, my thoughts are taken away…

It is a good place and moment to make some reflections about life.
There are 3 islands in this photo: Fuerteventura, Isla de Lobos (between Fuerteventura and Lanzarote) and back there, as a shadow, Lanzarote. It’s just 35min away with the ferry.

Fuerteventura – Spain



fuerteventura, beach, sea, ocean, atlantic, waves, sand, isla de lobos, lanzarote, spain, canary islands, macaronesia, cloudy

Coming from Portugal, established in Sweden since 2010. “I tell what I see, I see what I tell.”

Self tought. I am still learning, I allways will be! Landscapes and nature were, are and allways will be my favourite thing to shoot. Other motifs? Yeah, they will come as well…

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  • Julie  White
    Julie Whitealmost 3 years ago

    Stunning capture Joao.

  • Thanks once again Julie! Much apreciated!

    – João Figueiredo

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...almost 3 years ago

    Exquisite sweetheART it’s a 5*****Fave ;~} Valz

  • I’m flatered! Thanks so much Valerie! :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • Julesrules
    Julesrulesalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture , i totally agree with you on the mood thing , I live in Ireland, we get quite a bit of rain , & its so special to be inside snug & warm watching from the window as the clouds race & the rain lashes:-)

  • Absolutely!! Couldn’t agree more!! I would probably just add: “watching a good movie and snugle with a nice company” :)

    – João Figueiredo

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank you Larry!

    – João Figueiredo

  • CanyonWind
  • Much apreciated!

    – João Figueiredo

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 2 years ago

    Gorgeous place!!! Well photographed :)))))))))))))))))))))

  • It’s a place I’ll never forget myself… Thanks!

    – João Figueiredo

  • trish725
    trish725almost 2 years ago

    Beaches challenge. November 2012

  • This is great! Thanks so much Trish!!

    – João Figueiredo

  • Kasia-D
    Kasia-Dover 1 year ago

    Joao, I think you would love the Outer Hebrides of Scotland:-) I love swimming in warm waters but walking on beaches like this! Lovely work.

  • Perhaps, but these waters are not so warm as they might look like! It’s the Atlantic, not the Mediterranean!! lol Thanks for the visit!!

    – João Figueiredo

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