1993 captured in Porto, scanned and some PP work
Port Wine is produced in the Demarcated Region of the Douro under very specific conditions. Port Wine is a fortified wine, whose making differs from the methods used for table wines painly because it is left to ferment and the macerate for a very short period of time (2 to 3 days). Furthermore, the addition of brandy has to respect certain rules that have been fine-tuned over the years by tradition and practice.
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Ricx (13495) 2012-01-13 2:56
Hello Achim, a fine image of this boat that looks like an old Roman galley with the Port barrels.. I can imagine of fine quality and taste. well done Rich
jhm (145156) 2012-01-13 3:04
Nice daily life image with the fronts of the houses in background.
The boat in foreground is the real eye catcher, through the advertisement of the sail.
A good glass wine of porto is very pleasant for to drink.
Composition is very well taken. TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
mesutilgim (89738) 2012-01-13 3:13
Schon lange nicht gesehen und gehoert !
Die bunten Fassaden am Hintegrund sind eine Augenweide; mit ihren schrillen Farben und unendlich vielen Variationen.
Alleine eien Aufnahme mit "nur" diesen Fassaden waere eine tolle Kompo gewesen.
Danke schoen und
snunney (90728) 2012-01-13 4:25
A good capture of this old port boat. An old image that has scanned well and lost none of its charm.
josepmarin (58031) 2012-01-13 4:37
this old photo preserves a good quality of image in spite of the passage of time.
Its 18 years almost are not perceptible in the scanned one.
It is a nice scene in which you have combined the traditional boat with the barrels of wine, and the old architecture of the city in the shore of the river.
I like the good graphical effect that you have obtained.
A splendid work.
papagolf21 (91422) 2012-01-13 4:58
Bonjour, cher Achim,
Une photo numérisée qui n'a rien perdu de son charme et de son intérêt.
Merci de nous présenter cette très bonne composition.
Merci également pour la note d'accompagnement très intéressante.
Meilleurs voeux 2012.
Nicou (131398) 2012-01-13 5:19
els transportent les toneaux de porto, super compo et captage, mangigique compo et iamge fantastique avec le rdeflet de la belle voile splendide.
bravo et amitié
pierrefonds (61034) 2012-01-13 5:27
The distance between the boat and the buildings is giving depth to the composition. The point of vciew is showing the details and colors of the boat and of the buildings. The presence of the clothings drying on the balcony is showing a daily life activity. Have a nice day.
siolaw (38292) 2012-01-13 5:44
An interesting view of the "rabelo" boat, wich used to transport the wine barrels. The houses make a perfect background to the scene.
Sergiom (68638) 2012-01-13 6:05
Long time no see.. Un point de vue parfait sur ces barques typiques qui naviguent la Douro avec leur précieuse cargaison. L'arrière plan est des plus coloré et très net.
krzychu30 (15510) 2012-01-13 8:03
very nice composition of Porto.The city is so brautiful.Almost every corner provide us with excellent opportunities for a great photo.This one is really fantastic.Beautiful architecture behind and a traditional Porto boat in the FG.Excellent quality of the image.
besnard (55337) 2012-01-13 9:53
Un scan de bonne qualité. Un bon cliché de ce batau typique d'une autre époque.
Merci pour le partage et meilleurs voeux pour 2012.
Fis2 (90805) 2012-01-13 10:42
Good frame and colors.
I like windows ;)
Have a nice weekend
ourania (37344) 2012-01-13 11:50
I like the clarity and the composition of this picture as well as its theme, the interesting lived-in buildings and the boat beneath them. I also like the mosaic of colours and architectural details and I'm intrigued by a colour thread that unites the various components of this view: the burgundy colour that appears repeatedly in the picture from top to bottom. Lovely!
All the best,
Budapestman (82620) 2012-01-13 11:57
Hi Achim, Welcome back!
a beautiful atmosphere with very nice details I like the POV and the nostalgic atmosphere, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
emka (87458) 2012-01-13 23:23
Old photo, so the colours are a bit fade, but nice view from the old houses of Porto and of course very attractive the boat. Nice composition. Haha, always some loundry under the windows. With the contenst of the boat I am not interested :).
Giorgio (11279) 2012-01-13 23:35
- Even if it's a bit intended for the tourists, nice ancient sailing boat in front of typical linen in windows and bravo Achim for very true colour!
Have a nice weekend.
Graal (100516) 2012-01-13 23:41
good scan and interesting fragment of Porto in 1993. Amazing barrels on the sailboat. Good vertical composition. Well note and photowork.
Have a nice day.
Silvio1953 (131682) 2012-01-14 5:32
Ciao Achim, lovely composition with boat in FG, great view of beautiful facades with washing day, fascinating reflections, splendid light and colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
Cricri (112037) 2012-01-15 8:05
Un scan qui na pas perdu de sa qualité, et les couleurs, beaucoup de détails a voir , bien composer et note intéressante
dip (23876) 2012-01-15 11:48
very well framed and composed photo with interesting architectural details of the town,
boa (6675) 2012-01-17 12:35
very interesting scene from Porto, a lot of details and patchwork of colors. I like your good note also with intersting information, nice PP-work, Tfs !
Have a nice evening!
fanni (14381) 2012-01-31 12:31
this is a very pleasant view, and a very good vertical composition :)
I like the diagonal line which is formed by the sail of the boat and the highest part of the building in the top right corner.
A picturesque scene, in any case!
jemaflor (90049) 2012-02-05 2:40
Well composed your photo with the boat in the fg, interesting shor about this town, nice houses in the bg with colors.
sacavem (18620) 2012-02-06 9:20
Great view of beautiful river, splendid composition with lovely boat in FG,wonderful natural colors, very well done.