I can not resist to post one more photo of Obidos. This time a vieuw of the beautiful roofs creating a intersting pattern.
All of Obidos has been declared a national monument.
It is known as the "Wedding Present Town" because it was a gift King Dinis gave to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, but that alone is not what makes it such an extraordinarily romantic place what make it one of Europe's most romantic medieval villages are its incredibly picturesque cobblestone streets lined with colorful houses filled with geraniums and bougainvillea, Gothic doorways and windows, whitewashed churches, flowerpots and dazzling tiles all encircled by the walls of a 12th century castle. Scaling its 13m (45ft)-high medieval walls is the best way to admire this picture postcard-perfect place.
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Bluejeans (64249) 2012-01-21 3:12
Ola KIk ,
Óbidos é uma vila fantástica , é lindo o padrão destes telhados em contraste com as paredes brancas de faixas azuis , boa luz ,parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
sacavem (18614) 2012-01-21 3:42
This marvellous village has caused you muched inspiration and I cannot blame you for that. This village is one of the most beautiful of the world and your job there is at least impressive.
Good sharpness & colour, with excellent repetition of the red rooftops.
ourania (33607) 2012-01-21 4:15
Hello Kik Ko,
a very lovely colourful place well framed with parallel diagonals that show the nice patterns of the roofs in line and the simple beauty of the architecture. I like very much the light management, the light reflected on the walls making these streets alive is like being generated from beneath. A very pleasing sight!
All the best,
gildasjan (41832) 2012-01-21 7:04
Un très bon point de vue et une bonne lumière nous font admirer les textures de tuiles de ces toits.Bel accord de couleurs avec le bleu.
siudzi (34113) 2012-01-21 8:07
Very well seen and presented work of those red roofs view. Perfectly taken with superb attention on details and colors. Very well done.
lousat (79203) 2012-01-21 8:33
A magnificent capture of this roofs! I like the architechtures and the beautiful white and blue facades,now i know why you didn't resist..ehehe...the pic is very very nice! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
m00n (2259) 2012-01-21 11:13
Very nice slice ...
As there is a narrow, people live in the dialog window.
Amazing crowd. Have put it nicely.
Particularly appealed to me coincided with the light and its distribution in the various plans in the picture.
cavli (1876) 2012-01-23 0:13
Hello Kik ko,
Very nice point of viev. very good graphics. I like it. Very nice town.
adramad (39182) 2012-01-23 6:48
Wonderful image in this plane closed, showing us a magnificent view over the red roofs of Obidos, which provide a nice contrast to the dominant white facades.
Good management and good light optcion these vivid colors.
sacimar (26037) 2012-01-24 7:15
good view of the roofs, I like the colors and patterns here, the combination of forms create an interesting image, well seen,
mauro61 (52623) 2012-01-24 11:59
la definizione e i colori incidono molto sull'ottima riuscita della foto.
Mi piace molto il taglio e la buona resa dell'insieme,
bertolucci (13358) 2012-01-25 14:04
Wat heerlijk deze Portugese daken! Door de hoek en de crop heb je de complexiteit van al die verschillende hoogten en dimensies mooi grafisch onder controle gebracht. Fijn werk.
En wat leuk dat je nog (of is het weer) actief op TE bent.
josepmarin (57833) 2012-01-26 2:36
a very effective composition to graphical level, because of the magnificent visual effect of the red roofs of this fantastic white architecture in Óbidos.
The blue paintings on the houses add an interesting chromatic contrast.
Excellent work with the light and with the colour quality, in an image caught by means of a good framing.
Nicou (125250) 2012-01-26 3:14
Très beau détail et ocmpo sueprbe quel graphsime sur ces toit, sueprbe quelle contraste avec le blanc et le bleu splendide.
bravo et amitié
Cretense (68691) 2012-01-26 8:59
Excellent architecture photo! Excellent POV, great tight framing and great perspective "compression"! Flawless light management, wonderful colors!
dta (68890) 2012-01-26 9:22
Hello Kik ,
Like a lot this kind of til roofs . These ones are splendid , and the view is superb , with the diagonal of the street , and the beautiful light .
mkamionka (31311) 2012-01-27 1:34
very well spotted view. I like the alignment of the roofs. They are all similar in style and color yet they create an interesting labyrinth. The frame is nicely cut with a pleasant diagonal road in the centre.
Very well done,
carlo62 (35348) 2012-01-30 10:42
una ripresa veramente particolare.
Il contrasto tra i muri ed i tetti è molto bello e le righe colorate danno un tocco in più
lucasgalodoido (21099) 2012-02-06 17:47
muito interessante mesmo a vista desses telhados portugueses, uma vista muito comun nas cidades históricas brasileiras também. Gostei das cores.
Parabéns e Abraço,
Afsanehbagheri (3228) 2012-02-07 2:54
سلام دوست من
نمای جالب از سقف ساختمان و آجرهای سفالی و ترتیب
واقع شدن جالب است
Charo (51210) 2012-02-10 13:25
Ze zijn zeer aantrekkelijk het grootste deel van de bevolking van Portugal met zijn rode daken en witte muren. Een uniek perspectief met prachtig licht en kleuren.
Met vriendelijke groet,
mesutilgim (86748) 2012-02-11 10:31
Very nice capture of this city from juat another pov, which we normally do not see.
But exactly here is te mystery and the beauty.
Amazing graphism created by those nice bright and eyecatching colors of the roofs.
Interesting notes as well.
TFS and have a nice weekend
macjake (57974) 2012-02-12 16:32
I don't blame you at ALL for uploading another photo such as this.
its the type of shot that captures viewers attention immediately.
the vertical blue stipes give a splash of contrast color and work as focal points too.
love the repetitive patterns.
Angshu (56194) 2012-02-15 8:22
The red tiled roofs in a neat diagonal makes good viewing & also nice contrast with the whitewashed walls. The close crop works well removing any extraneous elements. The blue vertical lines at the corners of the houses also add to the picture. I like this!
Silvio1953 (125767) 2012-02-17 11:42
Ciao Kik, great POV on lovely roofs, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
npecanhuk (67530) 2012-02-18 16:58
Those rooftops and the architectural details are very beautiful and attractive!
Your picture is wonderful!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen (high) pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
dkmurphys (50416) 2012-04-02 1:18
The well known roof of any town of portugal. Wonderful colors in this artistic composition. Well seen, enjoy a good week.
aliabazari (15997) 2012-04-12 17:10
Density of fine clay roofs. Combined with excellent exposure.
- Copyright: kik ko (kiks) (11749)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-07-13
- Categories: Castles, Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D60, Nikon AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED, Miranda circular polarizer
- Exposure: f/8, 1/160 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Medevial city of Obidos [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-01-21 2:51