Hello friends and colleagues , today I present a partial view of the Plaza of Spain with the city hall in the background, in Medina Sidonia , a city of history, in the province of Cádiz , Andalusia, hope you like it , then a letters on the city.
The city of Medina Sidonia is a Spanish municipality located in the center of the province of Cádiz , Andalusia. It belongs to the district of La Janda . It is historical-artistic and Well of Cultural Interest The mountain on which it is located is called the Cerro del Castillo, which is the highest elevation of the entire western third of the province, from the foothills of the Sierra de Cádiz to Atlantic coastline , which allows it to be spotted from a significant portion of the province, offering at the same time , the extraordinary panorama of the provincial area . The city is oriented towards the Bay of Cadiz , which is why it is known as the Balcony of the Bay. A small part of the municipality asidonense belongs to the Natural Park of the Acorns, one of the most valuable in terms of natural and scenic areas refers Andalusia. The term also hosts much of the route of the Green Corridor of the two bays , a greenway linking the Bay of Cadiz and Algeciras Bay . The first settlements in the area of which we have evidence , dating from the Late Bronze Age . Found in the Cerro de las Madres a lot of fragments of handmade ceramics and some stone tools . It seems that these people were related to the Tartessian culture. Then takes place the arrival of Phoenician colonists from Sidon , which will found a city (with the same name as their city of origin ) on the basis of the earlier Indian occupation . In the third century . C. Romans occupy the whole mainland that was previously in the hands of the Carthaginians. Around the first century a new urban center will occupy the entire space of what is now the Historic be built. By Augusto César Award , the city promotes its previous municipal status and becomes a colony with Roman law ( civitas optimo jure) . She was known by the name of Asido , Caesarina or completely as Asido Caesarina Augusta. Was located in the Province Ulterior Baetica , belonging to the convent legal Hispalensis ( with capital Hispalis ) . In the Visigoth Hispania was the provincial capital and episcopal see of the Catholic Church , then known as Asidona , suffragan of the Archdiocese of Seville which included the former Roman province of Andalusia in the diocese of Hispania . In 712 the city was conquered by Musa ibn Nusair , the Umayyad Caliphate usually at the beginning of the Muslim conquest of the Iberian peninsula. It was the capital of Muslim named Cora Cora Sidonia ( also known as Arabic Saduna شذونة ) . Alfonso X the Wise reconquered the city September 22, 1264 , occupying the border against the Moorish Kingdom of Granada , which is why it appears in a medieval document with the name " Frontier " . In times of the Reconquista was home to several military orders. These include the Order of Santiago and the Order of Santa Maria. In 1440 became part of the Lordship of the Dukes of Medina Sidonia .
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Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D3100
Exposure Time: 10/16000 sec
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 32 mm
Date Taken: 2013-04-13 11:26
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 283 kb
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jurek1951 (42128) 2014-04-03 10:22
a splendid photo with beautiful colours and lights, the composition is very spectacular. Great shot,
Noel_Byrne (23326) 2014-04-03 11:58
A beautiful street view with great depth, and you have played very nicely with the shadows to create the interesting design on the left. Great management of the light too, which looks quite difficult here.
Thanks as always
carlo62 (31488) 2014-04-03 13:46
bella prospettiva, con belle facciate, la luce è molto forte e le zone d'ombra sono piuttosto scure! come la sequenza delle ombre degli alberi sulla strada che è simmetrica alla linea dei pioli.
Corry (4508) 2014-04-03 19:01
Belle perspective sur cette ruelle qui débouche sur l'Hôtel de Ville. J'aime bien les ombres sur le sol. Belles couleurs. Bien fait.
snunney (82591) 2014-04-04 4:29
This is a city that clearly retains its Muslim heritage in terms of architecture. I like the composition very much; perfectly suited to the vertical format. Also, the shadow play along the cobbled road, that helps give the image its depth. The overall lighting creates a particular mood that is most appropriate to the subject. Have a good weekend.
Sergiom (58770) 2014-04-04 5:52
On sent bien l'atmosphère ainsi que la chaleur typique de l'Andalousie dans cette composition. Une belle profondeur d'image ainsi qu'une belle gestion de la lumière sur les murs blancs des maisons.
eldancer1 (27229) 2014-04-04 7:31
Very nice capture of this city street and it looks like a nice place to have a meal and watch people. Good pov and dof with sharp details. Wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
ourania (30227) 2014-04-04 14:56
I like very much how you put together this composition, using strong perspectives and the impact of the shadows. The street is presented with great depth and precision, there are lovely architectural details and the people add vividness and interest. It's nice to see more depth and light through the arch in the background. You managed light and contrast in a creative way, featuring a chromatic combination that's unusual and interesting. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great weekend,
jhm (138280) 2014-04-05 0:34
This is the first time that I know of these city with these name in Spain, thank You very much for the interesting notes, really TE worthy.
Lovely perspective and depth picture through your excellent choice of your angle.
Excellent composition, nice presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
krzychu30 (15496) 2014-04-05 2:09
fine and well considered perspective together with super depth create here truly interesting and strong visual effect.Additionaly the play of light&shade makes the scene more pleasant and add fine accent to the graphics of the image.
Wish You a nice weekend
mesutilgim (83056) 2014-04-05 11:31
Very nice capture from this beautiful Street in Andalucia with good pov and layout.
Nice framing and many interesting and usefull notes.
TFS and have a nice weekend
Silvio1953 (120686) 2014-04-05 11:52
Ciao Ange, piacevole prospettiva, bel gioco di luci ed ombre, deliziosa composizione, bravo, buona Domenica, ciao Silvio
mirosu (13340) 2014-04-06 0:20
Next time when I shall visit your beautiful Andalusia I'll copy your excellent intro notes, perfect traveling guide.
Excellently composed photo, superb view along the nice houses.
The whole road is in superb light, and there is an excellent light and shadow play. Nice to see some people around, they adding nice life to the scene.
Very well done.
Wish you a nice Sunday.
Schnappilic (9690) 2014-04-06 7:21
Good presentation of this city with its specific atmosphere with good informative note. Well done!
ChrisJ (96704) 2014-04-06 11:55
Good diminishing perspective with deep lead in lines is provided by the fg street. Excellent sharpness and punchy light contrasts, with superb color and saturation. The red burgundy awning at bottom right contrasts superbly against the blue sky. Nice shadow play at left with the repeating tree shadows. Tfs!
chrislo (4153) 2014-04-06 13:12
Quel bien joli nom pour cette ville aux ruelles pittoresques. La vue est sympathique avec cette enfilade de balcons et la perspective qui nous guide jusqu'au fond de l'image. La rue paraît tranquille, et il doit y faire bon savourer son repas en terrasse. Les ombres portées ainsi que l'alignement de plots créent un effet gaphique intéressant. Bien vu.
claudeD (32121) 2014-04-07 2:06
very fine picture from Medina Sidona with an excellent composition, fine colors and sharpness. I like your play with lights and shadows.Very well done.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
Cricri (105369) 2014-04-07 8:32
Excellente perspective, le jeu d'ombre, le charme des façades, un soleil qui se fessait déjà bien sentir a cette période de l'année
ikeharel (56104) 2014-04-07 10:42
Buen tardes Angel,
Superb photojob on this town-scenery, good daylight collected and fine clarity.
The building on right show a beautiful architecture's details of its facades.
DOF through the far side gate is excelent.
Have a nice evening,
elenimavrandoni (14249) 2014-04-07 19:47
esta luz fuerte la conozco muy bien y el sol brillante que a veces te ciega los ojos...en tu caso está jugando con las sombras y ha creado una composición preciosa..me gusta este caminito de piedra dentro del pueblo que siempre es muy fascinante para seguir
Nicou (120504) 2014-04-08 4:59
Ce jeu d'ombre sur le sol la perspective des façade quelle profondeur et cadrage merveieilleux.
Bravo et amitié
mjw364 (7340) 2014-04-08 12:36
An excellent example of using lines to create linear perspective. Also the area of shadow creates a nice pattern and contrast with the brighter white buildings on the right. A well composed image.
delpeoples (53001) 2014-04-18 6:00
Hola dear Angel
Beautiful lumimous colours, excellent perspective, converging lines and detailed architecture. The light and shade have been handled very skilfully. Excellent work, thanks for sharing.
- Copyright: angel cornejo (cornejo) (30706)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-04-13
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D3100, Tamron AF18-200 F/ 3.5-6.3 xr, 62mm HAMA Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1600 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-04-03 10:04