Articles by: Miguel Ponte

Evelina & Hugo, one of the few weddings from 2020

Evelina & Hugo are an international couple…he is Portuguese, she is Slovenian, they live in Norway and got married against all odds in 2020, in Madeira Island, despite Covid! Besides  elopements, it was one of the few weddings I photographed in 2020, at a time when Covid restrictions had been […]

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Sandra & Vítor, the soccer player’s wedding

Sandra and Vítor’s wedding, a well-known football player in regional football, with feet of wool, was one of the local weddings I had the most pleasure to photograph in 2021, for many reasons, but also because it was one of those rare weddings in which the groom was also brave […]

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Sophia & John, the Madeira Wine Blandy’s Wedding

Madeira Island always had a big connection with British families almost since the time the Portuguese started settling on the island. One of those connections was established through Madeira Wine, which was turned into a premium wine by British families that took residence on the island. One of those families […]

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KoyLab Ambassador

It is with great pride that I announce that I am now an ambassador for KoyLab, a Portuguese company specialized in printing and manufacturing high quality photo albums. It is always important when our work is recognized by a brand, but it is even more special when we identify with […]

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Invitation to be a jury member for the Fotografi-cameramani 2020

It is certainly an amazing honor and at the same time a huge responsibility to be invited to be part of the jury of a renowned international photography contest like Fotografi-cameramani 2020, which is one of the oldest and most renowned contests in Europe, alongside a panel of judges that […]

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Photo of the year at the MyWed Awards 2018

What an honour to have won photo of the year in one of the categories at the MyWed Awards 2018. I actually managed to win over photos from some of the best wedding photographers out there, like Igor Bulgak, Pete Farrell or Victor Marti. I am still in denial 🙂 […]

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Marlene & Márcio, a genuine portuguese wedding in Sintra

This was the most recent wedding that i photographed in mailand Portugal, in Sintra, on a hot August day. Unfortunetly the weather didn’t help and what everyone expected to be a magical summer day, turned out to look more like an autumn rainy day and there was no shortage of […]

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N. #40 in the TIR Top 100 Best Wedding Photographers in 2019

The Christmas season has arrived with rhinitis, a conjunctivitis and 2 teeth removed, but at least, when it comes to photography the news have been great 🙂 At this time of the year all the major international wedding photography platforms begin to elect their world top 100. This Is Reportage, […]

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Interview by Joe Milton, the founder of ISPWP

What an honour! A few days ago i got an invitation in my email to be interviewed by Joe Milton, the founder of the ISPWP – International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers At first i thought it was a joke, but it was actually real and i received his call yesterday […]

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Dani & Robert, a Photoshoot in Tenerife Island, Spain

During my last week’s break in Tenerife Island, I was given the opportunity to photograph two different couples in a real Spanish ghost town. These are some photos from the first couple, that curiosly was the first couple whose wedding I photographed in 2014, back in Madeira Island, using the […]

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Marlene & Lino, the Vespa scooters Wedding in Madeira Island

In 2018 I had the honor and pleasure to photograph the wedding of Marlene and Lino, a couple that is already part of my extended heart family. A marriage with everything, everyone and in every way, full, overflowing with feelings and emotion, held in an amazing setting in Madeira Island, […]

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Marta & Tiago, a Spanish-Portuguese wedding in Madeira island

In Portugal there is saying that goes “from Spain, neither good winds nor good marriages”. That is surely not true for this wedding, because Marta, my first Spanish bride, and Tiago, a Madeiran fit perfectly together. In a talk with these 2 fabulous people, I discovered that it was fate […]

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Cristiane & Felipe, one of my first familly photoshoots

I had the pleasure of starting 2019 with this super friendly couple from Brazil, living in the UK, on another of my adventures in search of the best sceneries, this time with Madeira Island’s cliffs and ocean as a backdrop. The novelty here was the fact that I photographed their […]

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