The Roman bridge after which Ponte de Lima is named was part of the Roman road from Braga to Astorga in Spain. The bridge consists of two segments. The 3-arched segment on the north-bank dates from the Roman times. The 31-arched bridge across the Lima dates from the 14th century and was restored the following century. In between one still sees the square foundations of the so-called Torre Velha (Old Watch Tower), demolished in the 19th century.
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Sergiom (82729) 2011-05-17 5:19
Le point de vue au ras de l'eau donne une belle ampleur au pont. La ligne de fuite est impeccable et donne une belle profondeur ŕ l'image.
dta (79525) 2011-05-17 5:24
Hello Chris ,
This is a good low POV and excellent perspective on this spectacular old bridge ... 31 arches ! Even if the miror is not perfect , the reflections are very fine .
claudeD (39845) 2011-05-17 10:59
very fine picture with an excelent composition and amazing reflections in the water.Perfect colors.I like the atmosphere very much.Very well done.TFS.
Witzh regards from Luxembourg
Budapestman (82620) 2011-05-17 13:49
a beautiful photo with spectacular composition, the colours and lights are very nice, the depth of the photo is superb and the reflections are beautiful, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
bayno (18344) 2011-05-17 21:48
nice the POV and reflections on the water, beautiful light.
AiresSantos (56155) 2011-05-17 22:45
Fine picture of the Ponte de Lima Bridge
I like a lot your POV and how you framed it
Veautiful reflections and colors
Have a nice day
bukitgolfb301 (42922) 2011-05-17 22:56
Hi my dear Chris
I enjoy your Portugal sereis very much, those are so remakable. So tatseful fresh shot indeed.
A fantastic presentation by well stable balanced with nice reflection, so much considered composition and tasteful color tone. Thanks for your sharing finest work and have a good day!
lousat (93564) 2011-05-18 2:29
Hi Chris,impressive choice of point of view to create this beautiful perspective,impressive view and an high brightness as i like,magnificent reflections too.Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano
sabermonajati (11281) 2011-05-18 3:12
ancient bridge with reflect captured skilful.
jlbrthnn (76037) 2011-05-18 8:24
The ancient bridges have a crazy charm. The point of view and the neatness create the big depth of the photo. The light, the colors, the neatness, the reflection are magnificent. Bravo.
Have a nice day
lgir (7321) 2011-05-19 0:32
Beautiful perspective on this bridge with excellent contrast for reflections very successful.
danos (99760) 2011-05-19 0:38
Great the perspective of the old arch bridge with its reflections to make the scene even more effective.I like the beauty of the scene, with the colour and the light management to be capture superb.
delpeoples (58804) 2011-05-27 17:47
Those Romans where everywhere weren't they? What a beautiful old bridge and you have chosen a fantastic POV for it which demonstrates the incredible perspective and symmetry of it. Love thge colours and you dealt well with the shady areas in the FG and strong sunlit areas in the BG. Great job.
Have a good weekend
- Copyright: Chris Chafer (sandpiper) (6788)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-03-21
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K100D Super, Tamron 10-24 f/3.5-4.5, ISO 200
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-05-17 4:16