Author Archives: Piglet in Portugal

About Piglet in Portugal

I enjoy blogging, poetry, gardening, photography, mosaics, writing and, with a name like Piglet...cooking! I love connecting with people all over the world, so please stop by and say "hi"

Algarve: Ferragudo in November

After endless rain, grey skies and gale force winds, the sun finally broke through and we had a wonderful sunny day.

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Treasure…

Our next assignment is treasure. Walking along the deserted Canal beach in the Western Algarve, I stumbled across a pebble with some sort of an inscription. Perhaps it was a geocache and behind the stone is hidden treasure. If you … Continue reading

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Glass

The next assignment is glass. A mirror, view through glass, through sunglasses, a wine glass… ponderous! Now that’s a good idea. Wine! In this picture I attempted not only to capture the image of glass but also the lifestyle. Today … Continue reading

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Landscape

The next assignment in the WordPress101 Challenge is Landscape. Today we were asked to Focus on the gestalt — the entire setting as a whole — rather than a specific subject or focal point within the scene. The setting itself … Continue reading

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Swarm

The next, and most difficult theme in the WordPress Photography101 challenge, is swarm. We don’t have swarms of people, and it’s not the right season for swarms of insects.

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A ‘Moment’ Between the Showers!

The next WordPress Photo 101 theme ismoment. As it’s been raining almost non stop here in Portugal, I caught a ‘moment’ when the last rays of the sun disappeared behind yet another storm cloud. Which just goes to prove if … Continue reading

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Architecture

Today’s WordPress Photo101 Challenge is architecture. There’s not much in the way of exciting modern architecture where I live, so I’ve chosen a photograph of an old church that has stood for centuries.

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