These might be some of the most perfect photos I’ve ever taken though I didn’t have much to do with it. From rain to rainbows at sunset with a background of racing clouds in strong winds, all the photons seemed to line up perfectly around Almada’s Christ the King.
It didn’t begin like this – the half hour ride from Lisbon‘s city center was under downpours from dark clouds bellowing the force of the air pressures colliding above.
Time was scarce, the days were short, opportunities to reach this vantage point might not come for a while, or perhaps at all. In such cases, seizing the moment is like trying to grasp a waterfall with your hands for a perfect drink. Sometimes, you are lucky but rarely are you left without anything.
The skies showed so many various faces, it was a buffet of photographic opportunities and angles of Portugal‘s capital city as well as the Christ the King monument.
Running from one scenic shot to the other I didn’t make time for camera adjustments, trusting the auto settings would do some justice to what I was witnessing.
Plus of course, I had to remember to witness what I was seeing with my own eyes.
And it was a perfect moment as nature, architecture, along with the rotation of Earth came together at the exact spot I happened to be standing at.
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