Sunday, June 10, 2012

Volvo Ocean Race




Top: 25th of April Bridge (1966) and the Belém Tower (early 16th century) in Lisbon
Middle: Three of the six contesting teams near the Tagus River south bank
Bottom: People attending the race, a quite busy estuary

26 comments:

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

I like the chopper shot, nice colors. The river looks frighteningly crowded, I'd be afraid of a collision.

Kate said...

There certainly is a lot happening in your area! Love the shot of the helicopter with the bridge and boat in the background.

Steffe said...

Must be fun to follow this race. Some fine scenes here.

Cathy Hudspeth said...

Great photo to get the helicopter, boats, bridge, water - get it all in - and have the composition make perfect sense. Helicopter steals the show!

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Nice event shoot! Like the helicopter shot !

Birdman said...

Looks a bit crowded for a race. Great sails though.

Sharon said...

A lot of activity on the water!

TexWisGirl said...

crowded waters always make me nervous.

VP said...

Spectacular images in a great natural stage!

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

I hope that helicopter kept a safe distance from the sail boats. The wind from the helicopter could interfere with their race.

cieldequimper said...

I would have loved this!

Sylvia K said...

I, too, love the chopper shot and I love the boats! Lots of them, but it does look like fun! Hope you've had a great weekend!

Sylvia

Kathy said...

Were you also on a boat, Jose, to get these wonderful shots?

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Wow the river is abuzz with action JM, boating events are always such fun to shoot, nice work indeed!

Lowell said...

Super photos...full of life and color and action. As you know, I love boats and water, and I love these shots! What great fun that must have been. Looks a little blustery, too, which may have been good for the racing teams.

La Principessa Errante said...

Wow that helicopter shot is just phenomenal. Fascinating boat race. Amazing controlled chaos.

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

Love that first shot it is stunning. Diane

Cezar and Léia said...

At first sight (or first pic...) I wondered "a helicopter race"? Silly me... :)
God bless you!
Cezar

jennyfreckles said...

Wow, it looks really busy and colourful - what giant sails on the yachts.

Carolina Tavares said...

Muito bom tudo isto.

Madge Bloom said...

Wow, wonderful series of shots!

Bob Crowe said...

Love the movement and color in that top shot. It's a flying carnival.

Randy said...

Looks like quite the event. So exciting.

Dina said...

Wow, how is there room to navigate?
Such a colorful helicopter!

Joan Elizabeth said...

I can see the weather is warming up nicely.

Luis Almeida said...

Muito bom este Trabalho