is a mountainous island with a humid yet pleasant climate situated
in the Atlantic Ocean.
images selected for the photo essay represent landscapes, people,
and still life.
of the landscape photos were taken from mountain summits. Another
was taken from Cabo Girão, the second highest cliff face in the
world. Another two photos depict the urbanised, yet characterful
landscape of the capital city, Funchal.
not strictly a landscape photograph, the fern frond is an example
of the island's "green" and tropical nature.
residents (particularly men) present many opportunities for the
photographer as they visibly gather in towns and villages playing
cards, talking, and attending to fishing boats.
photo essay also shows two at work – one waiting for tourists planning
to take a "toboggan" ride downhill into Funchal, and also
a Fisherman in Funchal market.
of still life included here represent some of the local produce
albeit in an abstract way - fish and fruit.
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