This is my second portrait of the donkeys from Miranda do Douro. We can recognize them because of the white spots around the eyes and the long hair. We can find several donkeys from Miranda in the Complex of Salt Ponds from Samouco, situated on the southern bank of the Vasco da Gama Bridge, right opposite to Lisbon.
This was once an area where salt was largely collected. Now, this activity has practically disappeared in this area, but since the 90's of the 20th century, when the bridge was built, a Foundation has been created to keep a Nature Reserve here, where some salt ponds are still kept and the many birds species who come to find food in these wet lands are protected and studied. Several donkeys from Miranda can also be found here, like these ones.
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Didi (60588) 2014-07-26 20:41
L'oreille de l'âne est bien cadrée, cet animal est à l'écoute de tout tes secrets :)
COSTANTINO (65198) 2014-07-26 21:57
Good morning my friend
nice and lovely capture of those
sweet donkeys they look so natural
looking towards the phtographer
I liked it a lot
welldone my friend
have a pleasant Sunday
Mesut09 (490) 2014-07-26 22:28
Hello my friend.. they are so sweet:) give my greetings to donkey friends:))
jemaflor (97197) 2014-07-26 23:40
another good double donkeys portraits, well managed, taken at the good moment to have the attitude for these animals, light and colors with this blue sky are pleasant.
jjcordier (79297) 2014-07-26 23:47
Il est à l'écoute! Bon cadrage rapproché de ce couple d'ânes.
berek (50494) 2014-07-27 0:02
So cute . Clera picture ver succesfully framing.
Have a nice Sunday
dta (77972) 2014-07-27 0:49
Ola Ana ,
I like thes animals , too . I find them funny and sympathetic . excellent capture here , with a perfect framing (especially the long ear in teh corner) and a very good light management (it was not so easy) .
holmertz (52656) 2014-07-27 1:20
This is a charming double portrait of these donkeys. I like the colours and the obvious softness of their fur and I also like the green plant that the nearest one is chewing on. Its mouth and ear form a fine diagonal.
Cricri (119427) 2014-07-27 9:08
très jolie celle ci aussi, tant pour le cadrage avec son oreille qui semble d'une longueur immense :-), bonne lumière et couleurs
mesutilgim (95248) 2014-07-27 13:59
What a beautiful double portrait !
Very good layout.
TFS and best regards
eldancer1 (36343) 2014-07-28 9:57
They are so cute! As you know we have a lot of those wild donkeys in Southern Nevada. I like the tight cropping. Good pov and sharp details. Well done, tfs.
Silvio1953 (143049) 2014-07-28 11:46
Ciao Ana, fun double portrait, lovely composition, wonderful colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
emka (97533) 2014-07-28 14:09
Hello Ana, How lovely are these donkeys. Cute shot. So sweet picture.I like it very much.
WArm regrads MAlgo
Sergiom (79557) 2014-07-29 6:06
On dirait bien que tu t'es faites deux nouvelles copines. En tout cas elles t'ont laissé approcher de très près. Le cadrage est excellent avec ce ciel tout bleu en arrière plan.
abmdsudi (54053) 2014-07-29 9:35
Awww this is great, love the look on that faces of the cute fellas and the shot is as good as you could ask for. Timely triggered with beautiful eye connection, expression and composition. Couldn't have been taken better, a delightful but touching too. Congrats
stego (24132) 2014-07-31 7:37
Olá Ana. Muito giro! Bela foto! Capturaste muito bem esses bichos com ar simpático. A compo é muito equilibrada e "dinâmica", quase do tipo que se espera de aqruitetura e paisagem e não de "retrato". Abç.
- Copyright: Ana Dores (adores) (45329)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-07-12
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXR, 58mm HAMA Pol cir
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-26 16:18