Pillory - The pillory at the Porto Cathedral square, as seen by a Konica Hexanon 40mm mounted on a Fujifilm X-T1. Handheld, no flash.

The pillory at the Porto Cathedral square, as seen by a Konica Hexanon mounted on a Fujifilm Handheld, no flash.

Ghosts on Parade - "Riding the skyline, as ghosts on parade."  Fujifilm X-T1 + Canon FDn 50mm f/1.4

Ghosts on Parade - "Riding the skyline, as ghosts on parade.

Alien Buzz - A winged alien buzzing, through the eye of the excellent Pentax-M SMC 50mm.

Alien Buzz - A winged alien buzzing, through the eye of the excellent Pentax-M SMC

Layered Cut - Four in one layered monochromatic tones. And the view is also very nice. :)

Layered Cut - Four in one layered monochromatic tones.

Go Across - Porto can and does boast some wonderful colors, which I love, but even today I best see its spirit in black and white.  Fujifilm X-T1 + Samyang 12mm + My edit

Porto can and does boast some wonderful colors, which I love, but even today I best see its spirit in black and white. Fujifilm + Samyang + My edit

Light the Way - A fountain of water and light. built into the granite wall, that lights the way to so many people that walk the Mouzinho da Silveira street in Porto.

A fountain of water and light. built into the granite wall, that lights the way to so many people that walk the Mouzinho da Silveira street in Porto.

Faith - Fujifilm X-T1 and XF 18-55mm. Fuji Neopan Acros 100 simulation, my edit.

Faith - Fujifilm and XF Fuji Neopan Acros 100 simulation, my edit.

Playground - My last photo of the year on 500px is a monochrome of my usual photo playground: Porto and Gaia. It makes all the sense in the world. Also it will be my last photo for a while. 365 photos this year makes for a pretty decent average, which I felt the need and the urge to reach. For several reasons, though, my photography dynamics is bound to change in 2016. But my account and my gallery are not going anywhere.  So thank you all very much for interacting with one of my passions…

Playground by paulofurtado

Tiger Stripes - "Tiger, tiger, burning bright	  In the forests of the night,	  What immortal hand or eye	  Could frame thy fearful symmetry?"  - William Blake

Tiger Stripes - Pinned by Mak Khalaf "Tiger tiger burning bright In the forests of the night What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry?" - William Blake Black and White blackblack and by paulofurtado

House of the Rising Shadow - The Bargello in Florence, Italy, is a great museum to visit, namely for its wonderful sculpture collection. It's one of the oldest buildings in the city, dating back to the 13th century and I also love it for other reasons. Here's why.

The Bargello in Florence, Italy, is a great museum to visit, namely for its wonderful sculpture collection. It's one of the oldest buildings in the city, dating back to the century and I also love it for other reasons.

Layer Sky - Layered clouds make the best skyscapes.  Fujifilm X-T1

Layer Sky - Layered clouds make the best skyscapes.

Empty Morning - Empty Sunday morning, with a few seagulls in the distance.  Fujifillm X-T1 + Pentax-K SMC 28mm f/3.5.

Empty Morning - Empty Sunday morning, with a few seagulls in the distance. Fujifillm + Pentax-K SMC

The Play - If we pause for a moment, it's like the set of a play.   Fujifilm X-T1 + 18-55mm

If we pause for a moment, it's like the set of a play.

Urban Balance - A balance of lines, shapes, shades, light, and urban life.  Fujifilm X-T1 @ 18mm

Urban Balance - A balance of lines, shapes, shades, light, and urban life.

Sprinkled with Clouds - Fujifilm X-T1 with one of its closest friends, the Pentax-M 28mm 3.5 and some help with PP.

Sprinkled with Clouds - Fujifilm with one of its closest friends, the Pentax-M and some help with PP.

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