Just a detail of the decorations that can now be found in Cabeça.
Situated in the Estrela Mountain, the highest mountain in Portugal, this village, with less than 200 inhabitants is receiving thousands of visitors this month. Helped by Gil&Alberto, two eco designers, the inhabitants decorated their houses and streets for Christmas, but all the decorations are made of materials from the mountain, what makes it the most ecological Christmas in Portugal.
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imageme (1790) 2013-12-15 18:04
Hi Ana, An economical way to decorate for Christmas season with only few colour clothing pins and evergreen from the mountain. The decoration is simple and yet it does provide the same Christmas taste as our heavily dressed Christmas lights tree. I like its original look and its natural colours. Nice POV and composition too. Thank for sharing
SnapRJW (31613) 2013-12-16 1:41
Hello Ana - Do you know what I like about this shot? It has an old fashioned simplicity that strips away the commercialism of Christmas and harks back to a time when the season was not so much about acquisition but more about marking the festival. This is a beautiful shot that restores the simple traditions of the season. I love the shot and what it says. Warm regards Rosemary
Romano46 (18466) 2013-12-16 2:01
mi piace molto questo modo assai elegante e garbato di ricordare le feste.
Alla semplicità rustica della pietra si associa una ghirlanda anch'essa frutto della semplicità contadina e il loro insieme ricorda l'avvicinarsi delle feste e di come non cio sia bisogno di fastose luminarie per vivere in semplicità quella che dovrebbe essere essenzialmente una festa religiosa e non il trionfo del consumismo.
Complimenti per la tua originalità e per il bel soggetto che hai saputo scovare.
Ciao, buona giornata e buon inizio di settimana
Noel_Byrne (25308) 2013-12-16 4:52
Since your last post I have been looking forward to seeing some of these decorations, and its a great shot to follow on. Your composition here is really superb. I love that is broken in two vertically by the door on which that cool wreath rests, and then broken horizontally by the washing line with its little splashes of color.
timecapturer (49288) 2013-12-16 4:59
like this! A glimpse of Christmas that is non-commercial and simply beautiful. Love the human influence here and the wonderful range of textures, which make the decoration all the more compelling and irresistible. Magic!
Have a good week - B.
Sergiom (62070) 2013-12-16 5:35
Il y a des décorations beaucoup plus élaborées que celles-ci mais on voit que le coeur y est. J'aime bien la texture de la pierre usée et du vieux bois qui apportent beaucoup à la composition.
holmertz (42281) 2013-12-16 8:40
I like this very nice composition and the fine textures of the simple materials. The inclusion of the washingline and the colourful clothespegs was a good decision. It adds another amusing element to this original composition.
dekanski (3640) 2013-12-16 9:56
thumbs up from me!
COSTANTINO (56815) 2013-12-16 11:17
simple but nice Christmas capture
a different shot from the usuals
with great simplicity
I like this simple way of decoration
mesutilgim (86112) 2013-12-16 14:17
Nice capture with a perfect message !
TFS and best regards
williewhistler (14697) 2013-12-17 6:00
I do enjoy the simple warmth and charm of this really well composed photograph,there are a great many textures and details to look at,not least the multi coloured clothes pegs.
Nice imaginative understated photography.
Kind regards Les.
jemaflor (86104) 2013-12-17 9:05
Well seen this close uyp with two parts, interesting contrast betwween wall and wooden door, nice christmas decorations and the colors on the wire ..
abmdsudi (44324) 2013-12-17 9:42
Life passes and if only the stones and doors can talk ...
A typical real old scene, lovely aged look bags of character. It's a nice piece of closed work and your shooting point has revealed all its detail to the best along with its gritty feel to this aged old worn structure. The exposure is right, the rustic colours look natural, plain, simple and meaningful touch of simple Christmas decor along with the colourful pegs. An awesome structural shot so well taken,
adramad (38876) 2013-12-17 11:29
Sencilla decoracion Navideña, por lo cual resulta mucho mas emotiva, magnificos contrastes entre la piedra y la madera, las texturas tambien resultan fantasticas.
Buena luminosidad y nitidez.
Muy bien hecho. Me gusta
Que tengas un buen dia.
jcpix (13708) 2013-12-17 16:09
A simple wreath with red bows placed on a door, seemingly innocuous, but instantly recognizable as a Christmas decoration. I really like how you put this together to display the details in a subtle manner, but with an overall bigger impact. Far from the crowded malls and shopping centers with cash registers ringing, this is a much more intimate and personal way to convey the meaning of the season. Picture quality is terrific, a lot of detail, natural color and textures. Beautiful!
josepmarin (57831) 2013-12-22 4:50
Olá, amiga Ana,
me gusta la sencillez de los elementos naturales en esta arquitectura tradicional, como la piedra y la madera, en esta composición en la que has incluido la cuerda para tender la ropa y sus pinzas de colores, así como la decoración de la Navidad sobre la puerta.
El conjunto es muy eficaz a nivel gráfico, y tiene todo el sentimiento de estas fiestas.
Pili e Josep
- Copyright: Ana Dores (adores) (38224)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-12-08
- Categories: Festivals, Architecture
- Camera: FujiFilm FinePix HS20 EXR
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/20 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-12-15 17:44