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Marco Oliveira

Marco Oliveira

Oeiras,

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I was born in 1976, in Portugal. Grew up in a small town in the countryside and later, at the age of 18, moved on to the big city. It was a difficult transition at the beginning, but in time I learned to love and enjoy the beauty of both. But, truth be told, I still favor nature over concrete! Thankfully, in either case, the marine coast has always been a short drive away! I'm not saying I like the beach - because I don't! - but I love the seascapes! I'm happily married and father of one gorgeous boy!

I fell in love with TV and movies very early on in my life. Not surprisingly, that dictated my future: I'm a TV producer, journalist and film critic! I've produced several TV shows and I've written movie reviews for several newspapers and magazines, including Premiere, Total Film and, currently, Empire. Besides writing movie reviews, I've also written articles on film and conducted a lot of interviews with the cast and crew of several films. This is, of course, where you'll find the foundations of my photography.

Having said that, it's easy to understand how pictures have always been a meaningful part of my life. But at a certain age, I got sick and tired of moving pictures. Well, not really, but turning my movie passion into my line of work changed a few things in me and in the way I watch movies. That's why I never thought of photography as a business. I was afraid it would became just another job. Photography has been a safe haven from my daily routine, an escape route from everything (and sometimes everybody).

But the times they are a-changin' I've kept photography bound with shackles, and it's time to set it free. I'm approaching it as a fresh start. I want to capture everything, from the majestic landscape to the tiniest detail of daily life. Whether I'm planing a photo shoot days in advance, or just bumping into things in the street, one thing is certain: a camera is always with me. My weapon of choice is a Nikon DSLR, but I'm not ashamed to confess my love with Hipstamatic for iPhone!

I have a Facebook Page and a Twitter account and I invite you all to Like and Follow me! You'll find the links at the bottom of this text. Thank you all for visiting this website and my portfolio. I hope you've enjoyed my work. I try to bring to you the best possible selection of what I see and capture through my camera. Fell free to comment, if you wish. I'll be more than happy to hear from you and to reply. Come back regularly to check for new artwork.

Facebook [Marco Oliveira Photography]:
https://www.facebook.com/marcooliveiraphoto

Twitter [@MOPhotoGallery]:
https://twitter.com/MOPhotoGallery


 

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Zen Stones

Waterfalls in Sintra

The Doors

Colorful Floating Umbrellas

Still Life

Sintra

Landscape

Coffee

Cosmos

Streetcars

People

Dreamers Garden Series

The Message Series

The World's End

The Photographer's Quest

Blooming Succulents

Sunsets

The Spider Series

Mystic River Series I & II

Seascapes

Macro

Christmas Abstracts

Flowers

Nature

Reflections

Peninha Sanctuary

Bear's Beach

Albufeira Street Series

Floral Close-Up Series

Flea Market Series

High Dynamic Range

Black and White

My City Of Ruins

The World in My Eyes

Mad World

Hipstamatic