It was about two and a half years ago, when on a summer day I became a little transfixed looking at the house of the old medical doctor, in the tiny Portuguese town where my family comes from. I had seen this house many times, since I was a little boy. But that day, I am not sure why, maybe it was the light, or maybe it was something happening in my heart. Looking at it, I saw myself from the outside: a young boy drawing lonely houses on massively large, clean spaces, under crystalline, pastel blue skies with swirling clouds.

That day, the boy became a man who was ready and willing to bring those drawings and their message back for himself, and for others who could also see themselves in those small colourful houses that grew large antennas to connect to the sky, and send birds out as carriers of secret messages.

It all began with my mobile phone, but the journey took me to more sophisticated cameras, editing tools, more attention to detail, more awareness of the houses’ character. I started seeing them as wholes and now I look at them almost as organisms, with veins, muscles and bones. I have been blessed with spending time with the owners of many of these houses, and heard their beautiful stories. It is incredible to feel like this is only chapter one over. That a chapter two now begins for this hunter of lonely houses.

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Emre
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4 years ago

it's looks like a postcard

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The Laugh Fan
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4 years ago

In the South East of the UK there would probably be a massive housing estate behind the camera! An area of ground not built on? Got to do something about that!! I like the idea of all the space although also think I'd feel eerily isolated.

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The Laugh Fan
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4 years ago

The way the photo has been taken makes it feel like it's floating on the water. Though it also frustrates me a little as I'd like to see the bottom of the house.

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Gem Cameron
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4 years ago

Where are these pictures taken?

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Notchimine Mette
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4 years ago

Haha. Looks like a flamingo on the roof :)

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The Laugh Fan
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4 years ago

That's a pretty little house.

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Wedding Photography Select
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4 years ago

I really can see these images hanging on a wall in some gallery.

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

the grass on the end looks like you used a clone stamp

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Darlene Girard
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4 years ago

I love all these photos. They give me an overwhelming desire to know who, and what, lies within these walls

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

Pair bond

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

the blue sea behind the dunes is painted onto the house, neat

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

the three amigos

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

the rooftop home

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The house of spring birds.

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Cassie
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4 years ago

I love this tree.

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

Maybe photoshop out the power lines or add birds on them?

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

The house of Blues

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The Laugh Fan
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4 years ago

Great windows on the upper floors.

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The Laugh Fan
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4 years ago

I love the little area for plants!

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

same blue house as before

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

The big chimney house, you would think it would be partially blocking the entrance door, poor design

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

Doesnt look like a lonely house at all, too large

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Louai Munajim
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2 years ago

The shipping container

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