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Reflecting on the Big Move

Reflecting on the Big Move

It's been 9 months since we packed our necessities into several overstuffed suitcases, said a tearful goodbye to friends and family, and stepped on that plane with our 2 thoroughly miserable cats in search of a new life in Portugal. It's been one of the biggest undertakings of my life, right up there with quitting my restaurant job to pursue a career in photography and food styling. Today I'd like to highlight some of the differences and similarities I've discovered during our time here in Coimbra.

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Portuguese Breakfast and Images of Home

Portuguese Breakfast and Images of Home

I've been working on some images I took recently of typical Portuguese breakfasts. The images are in a cafe, with the morning light pouring in, and feature both the food by itself and close ups of a woman's hands in the process of cutting, breaking, spreading and stirring. I picked up all the baked goods before the shoot at various pastelarías around the center of Coimbra. 

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