This was a perfect moment: dining at a restaurant by the river eating a marvellous fish and enjoying the changing sunset colors. A moment to slow down and enjoy.
Some information about this lovely village: Vila Nova de Milfontes means New Village of the Thousand springs. It was already know as "village" before being in fact a village, and it has no springs.
Vila Nova de Milfontes has a beautiful estuary that gives shelter to several species of birds and marine life. Moreover, wild boars and foxes can be found in the surrounding woods.
The village dates from the year 1468, founded by the King D. João II. The first inhabitants were prisoners sentenced by minor delicts and fifty years after the village establishment the population was no more than ten families. The village was frequently attacked by pirates and a fortress was built in 1602. The fortress is commonly called Saint Clement's Castle. This small village with a 5,000 resident population has a great demand during holidays (moostly Portugese tourists) due to its fine beaches with clear water and natural beauty.
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brandstaetter (15915) 2008-08-06 1:17
indeed a nice moment, I already get hungry :)
nice effect that only the lower clouds are turned red.
fabio_ts (13694) 2008-08-06 1:23
What a peaceful place and relaxing view, a really nice work Kiks, well taken and composed, I like it!!!
have a nice day,
bakes888 (18499) 2008-08-06 1:27
Hi Kiks. This is a very inviting scene. Wonderful colours and composition with good sharpness also. Thanks for sharing.
danasam (1075) 2008-08-06 1:31
Hi kik, this beautiful scene reminded me by the famous tv series LOST, i like the composition and the POV, very good colors. well done.
Jeppo (17645) 2008-08-06 1:57
I do agree with you: this is a moment to stop and stare, enjoy food or yourself, removing bad thoughts from the mind!
excellent shot for some saudade do portugal!
PS: I have also posted violet tones today!
gilou530 (34) 2008-08-06 2:09
une photo toute en douceur dans les teintes en dégradés de rose, une ambiance de sérénité et de calme regne dans ce cadrage, beau travail
npecanhuk (67402) 2008-08-06 2:18
Wonderful sky with stunning colors and shapes!
The silhouettes are also very ver nice and they all make such a beautiful scenery! Very pleasant!
Congratulations for the photo!
TFS and best regards!
Cretense (68691) 2008-08-06 3:08
You "dissappeared" for quite a long time, but I am glad to see that you 're back for good and with some outstanding photos, such as this fantastic sunset photo that looks like a painting! Amazing location, great framing and composition, beautiful little boats in this wonderful bay and some magic twilight colours! Congratulations!
dkeus31 (27735) 2008-08-06 3:39
very nice image, the pastel colors are great on the sky and its reflexion.
Bartleby (13552) 2008-08-06 4:23
a superb sunset shot...I love the hues in the sky and the scattered boats add interesting figures on the ground. Well done!
yesterday (9833) 2008-08-06 6:14
Beautiful sky and color, good composition and fine mood.
Barkan (362) 2008-08-06 7:16
Beautiful sky and very beautiful colours, resting boats and resting nature. Good capture. Tfs.
gneufeld (15890) 2008-08-06 8:30
This is gorgeous - awesome sky and foreground with stunning golden sunset colors. Very well done and TFS. Gerald
giorgimer (34897) 2008-08-06 8:45
a pagic sky for a magic mood. Excellent atmosphere with the calm sea reflecting this miracle.
yso (4146) 2008-08-06 9:40
So beautiful colors in the sky with nice foreground well balanced !
TopGeo (38206) 2008-08-06 11:24
Hi Kik! Excellent point very nice beach good composition with pink sea, the silk reflection and the excellent BG perfectly clear and sharpened with contrast.I like the boats on the water and Are a fantastic calm picture with dramatic sunset photo that looks like a painting moment!
sacavem (18614) 2008-08-07 16:15
Very beautiful sunset of the beach with great color of the sky, good composition that he is taken at the good time and the moment.. well done..
Bluejeans (64249) 2008-08-09 6:26
Ola Kik ,
Que fantástica foto deste final de dia em Milfontes , as cores do céu ficaram fantásticas com uns belos raiados de vermelho , gostei muito dos barcos espalhados pela baía ,bom enquadramento da foto , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
jimkilgallon (0) 2008-08-11 1:37
Hope you are well..... Beautiful work, the boats are just positioned so well with none of them getting in each others way, and the warm tones are just to die for. Simply great work, excellent gallery.
Didi (57666) 2008-08-20 10:00
Well done for this sky on fire; interesting mixing between blue sky and the sunshine lignts on the clouds.
patdeph (35748) 2008-08-22 5:16
wonderful sunset where the flat water and thesoft sky bring a very peaceful atmosphere!each black boat silhouttes is very well placed and are very nice subject to catch the eye!really superb!
sebinho342 (19317) 2008-08-22 7:35
Hi Kik, i can feel a lot of softness in this picture, those colors in sky are those i'm dying for, this is so beautiful and so fugitive moments, the result is excellent as there is still enough light on the sea and little boats. Excellent
adores (38629) 2008-08-29 15:24
Very good shot of the beach! The boats are very well framed but what I like the most here are the colours of that beautiful sky. It's great, captured on a very good moment!
abmdsudi (44728) 2010-11-05 22:23
Browsing 'thru you nice gallery and this image impressed me a lot. A marvellous capture of sunset colours with eveything we can hope for such as mixtures of blue and pinkish golden tones, some boats filling the foreground and the reflection. You really catch the moment with perfect exposure. A very pleasing image, Congrast and thks for sharing
marina7 (8055) 2011-12-05 8:51
Hi Kik Ko,
Slowing down and enjoying the delicious fish in a stunning setting like that - well, that's just the thing for me:)) I love sunsets. And fish. You captured those scarlet clouds beautifully, love the way they lighten the sea. Great shot.
- Copyright: kik ko (kiks) (11749)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-06-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D60, Nikon AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED
- Exposure: f/4.2, 1/125 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Sunsets, Your favorites, Last rays of a day [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-08-06 1:01
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