A view of the Portel Castle erected in the 13th century.
Improvement works were carried out by architect under D. Manuel I reign.
The red poppy (PAPOILA) in the FG are not opiacy ...
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carlo62 (26654) 2013-05-12 13:40
bella composizione, i bei papaveri rossi contrastano splendidamente con queste antiche mura.
PaulVDV (20231) 2013-05-12 13:48
A brilliant and sharp picture of the tower and the defensive walls of this castle.
The flowers and specially the poppies add colour and make a nice foreground.
Best regards, Paul
eldancer1 (24625) 2013-05-12 18:42
I think the flowers are beautiful addition to this great view of the castle. Recalling the flower child putting flowers on the rifles of soldiers. Good pov and it has good dof with sharp details. Love the colors. Well done, tfs.
timecapturer (44231) 2013-05-13 4:42
like this it has such a romantic feel about it. A glorious combination of elements, colours and warm tones that all come together so attractively. Superb imagery! Executed and presented beautifully.
Have a great week - Brian.
Bluejeans (64247) 2013-05-13 5:45
Ola Rui ,
Beleza esta tua foto tem uma bela atmosfera de primavera com estas papoilas em primeiro plano , gostei da textura de tijolos da parede da torre em contraste com o céu , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
ikeharel (51305) 2013-05-13 8:08
This view over the old castle reminded me a similar view of the fort in Belmonte.
Your POV with the red flower has given extra vivid tone.
marina7 (8049) 2013-05-13 11:08
wonderful romantic picture! The poppies may be not opiate but they're pretty catchy:) Hard not ot look at their stunning red heads.
Thanks and cheers!
dkmurphys (45753) 2013-05-14 0:21
Very beautiful composition with the poppy flowers in the foreground and the old attrcative tower in the back. Good work!
sabermonajati (8811) 2013-05-14 5:21
excellent view from poppy with castle you captured.
ktanska (23846) 2013-05-15 10:48
Such a shot requires very careful framing! Those poppies are perfectly placed. Low angle gives strong appearance to that tower. Half cloudy sky is nice in the background.
jhm (134342) 2013-05-17 3:50
The red poppies a symbol of the WAR I and WAR II.
This fortress is absolutely a wonderful building and old architecture.
Composition and presentation be superb .
Very well done, TFS.
Have a terrific Pentecostal weekend
kordinator (14829) 2013-06-08 19:18
Nice and elegant composition.
Wonderful postcard from Portugal
fabianoleite (9367) 2013-06-09 16:39
Excelente nitidez e enquadramento. Ótima composição com as flores bem vermelhas contrastando com as cores mortas das rochas que formam o castelo. Bom trabalho, parabéns!
thebest (4272) 2013-07-21 17:26
Please forgive my long delay in responding to your kind critic.... my husband & I have been travelling overseas for the past 9 weeks....
This is such a beautiful image Rui - Congratulations!!!
Composition, colours & the light are wonderful.
I hope my brief message finds you well & in good spirits?
jemaflor (79824) 2013-12-18 8:27
A good frame with this tower and these flowers to give details and colors in the Fg, well made, tfs.
Kamilutka (8079) 2014-01-12 5:37
your gallery has plenty of very good shots and today I decided to go for this one. It has very interesting POV with strong foreground - the wild flowers - which make this picture quite original. The colors are saturated and the light well managed. I like sharpness all over the picture.
Have a nice day
josepmarin (57459) 2014-01-21 2:49
esta composición es muy elegante y atractiva, me gusta el ángulo visual hacia el cielo, que es un bonito telón de fondo donde se destacan la torre y la muralla de este bello castillo, pero especialmente las preciosas amapolas rojas en el primer plano.
Luz y colores con gran calidad.
- Copyright: Rui de Camposinhos (ruisc_pt) (10343)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-05-07
- Categories: Castles, Nature
- Camera: Nikon D300, Sigma 24-70 2.8 EX DG Macro, 82mm Circular Polariser
- Exposure: f/11, 1/50 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-05-12 13:20