Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the oldest city in Western Europe, predating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by hundreds of years. Julius Caesar made it a municipium called Felicitas Julia, adding to the name Olissipo. Ruled by a series of Germanic tribes from the 5th century, it was captured by the Moors in the 8th century. In 1147, the Crusaders under Afonso Henriques reconquered the city and since then it has been a major political, economic and cultural centre of Portugal. Unlike most capital cities, Lisbon's status as the capital of Portugal has never been granted or confirmed officially – by statute or in written form. Its position as the capital has formed through constitutional convention, making its position as de facto capital a part of the Constitution of Portugal.
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carlo62 (49993) 2013-11-28 1:21
una verticale che rientra a pieno merito nella tua tradizione.
Un taglio molto stretto, ma estremamente dettagliato e con tanti particolari.
krzychu30 (15512) 2013-11-28 2:05
your tight,vertical frames are truly amazing!Another eye-catching view and another time you capture and convey well the mood of Lisbon!
Have a nice day
Highmountains (2674) 2013-11-28 2:55
This is a wonderful photograph. Lively because of the people going about their business in the street. Charming, because of the colour of the buildings and the ornate street-lamps before it.
And just to balance the flat white wall with blue windows, you have a little bit of the green leaves of a tree. The clarity and details makes the viewer inquisitive. The texture of the photograph varies from the street level to the top of the buildings and the sky...
Excellent border framing - leaving a lot of vacant space ...
Thanks for sharing, Daniel.
mirosu (16273) 2013-11-28 3:55
Outstanding vertical panorama photo in superb light, excellent details. I like the nice composition with the street lights over the pavement and the nice colourful house façade in background. Well done.
timecapturer (49288) 2013-11-28 4:46
you certainly came back with some amazing and beautiful shots from Lisbon. This is another gem, full of wonderful detail and presented so imaginatively. Really like this one!
Regards - B.
Sergiom (81703) 2013-11-28 5:10
J'aime beaucoup le format très allongé de cette composition. D'ailleurs, le titre lui convient à merveille.Ensoleillée au sommet et dans l'ombre au niveau de la rue.
mesutilgim (95498) 2013-11-28 7:04
Hello Daniel, my neighbour today,
Quite nice "bookmark" from lisbon.
Very well seen and captured. Perfect graphical effect with the wide White frame.
TFS and best regards
rbassin (23191) 2013-11-28 9:24
une photo vertical qui accompagne bien la hauteur des bâtiments, un endroit charmant.
serp2000 (44560) 2013-11-28 9:30
Good evening, Daniel,
Good idea. I try to find similar slim composition in my archive photos. Another masterpiece from Lisbon. Good crop, fine details.
Thanks for this interesting and useful historical note.
Greetings from Russia!
cornejo (43499) 2013-11-28 10:29
Hello Daniel, very nice shot of this interesting vertical composition, beautiful scene of daily life, with interesting architecture, beautifully captured in this excellent and beautiful photography. Interesting picture with good sharpness, depth, light and color. Great work and pretty well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this interesting work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
holmertz (54235) 2013-11-28 10:32
This vertical photo is even more elongated than usual. You show us a very narrow slice of Lisbon, but we still se a lot of fine details, including lamps and the very nicely designed windows of the hotel. My instincts tell me it's an expensive place to spend a night.
jjcordier (79297) 2013-11-28 22:55
Tu t'es fait une spécialité de ce format marque-pages qui convient parfaitement à cette image de cet hôtel à la façade originale.
lousat (92808) 2013-11-29 9:24
Hi Daniel,always original and very elegant,a magnificent bookmark in a big whit white frame,and a magnificent view too,i like the pastel colors of the hotel in background,perfect exposure and details too.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
tenretin (2587) 2013-11-30 1:00
bien vu, les couleurs sont un peu claire, mais le cliché est intéressant.
saxo042 (37898) 2013-11-30 2:45
A great idea to use this very vertical format. Here you can show details along the building from rooftop to street, including a fine street life.
Cricri (120491) 2013-11-30 22:53
Tel un marge page ou tout les détails sont bien inclus dans ce format verticale et étroit
adores (45715) 2013-12-15 18:14
A good format for this one! You captured the details of a beautiful building and the people passing, especially the man in foreground add a lot to the composition!
Karolina999 (0) 2015-07-16 1:32
Fantastic picture, original composition, good quality, fine frame. Cheers!
- Copyright: Daniel Draghici (dkmurphys) (59947)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-10
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D60
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Street lamps [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-28 0:46