Discover Kyoto through Xavier Portela’s Lens

Passionate about what he does, Xavier Portela is a photographer who learned almost everything by himself. For nine years now, he has traveled the world and shared the images he captures with us. His latest series, Dubai , is part of his Glow collection , which also includes Tokyo , Hong Kong , Bangkok , New York , Taipei , Busan , and Seoul . ” Glow is a collection of photos taken at night where the colors try to reproduce the variables that we have lost compared to the moment of the shooting, such as temperature, noise and movement. In other words: Glow is not what you saw of a place but what you remember about it ,” he explains.

Xavier Portela: “Kyoto is one of those places where I feel home even if I’m very far from it. Probably my favorite city. I visited it twice and the second time I spent 2 weeks on location just to visit, explore, relax and capture visuals. It took me a couple of years to process all the pictures and get it done but here it is: Kyoto Glow.”

To find out more, visit his website , Behance ,  Instagram , or his Facebook page .

Discover Kyoto through Xavier Portela’s Lens

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Mohamed SAKHRI

I am Mohamed SAKHRI, the creator and editor-in-chief of this blog, 'Discover the World – The Blog for Curious Travelers.' Join me as we embark on a journey around the world, uncovering beautiful places, diverse cultures, and captivating stories. Additionally, we will delve into mysterious and, at times, even bizarre destinations.

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