Picture is showing a typical place from this wonderful old city called Medina Sidonia.
Medina-Sidonia is a city and municipality in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia, southern Spain. It is considered by some to be the oldest city in Europe, used as a military defense location due to its elevated location. Locals are known as Asidonenses. The city's name comes from Medina (Arabic for city) and Sidonia (of Sidon), meaning "City of Sidon".
Medina-Sidonia was one of Spain's most important ducal seats in the 15th century; producing an admiral, Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, who led the Spanish Armada against England in 1588. The title of Duque de Medina Sidonia was bestowed upon the family of Guzmán El Bueno for his valiant role in taking the town. The line continues and was led until March 2008 by the controversial socialist, Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia (born 1936).
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cornejo (28175) 2014-06-02 3:43
Hello Jean Claude, lovely view of this beautiful square of this beautiful villa, very well composed and captured by a great pov in this great and beautiful photography. A really interesting image of a nice place in my land of Andalusia, very good sharpness, depth, pretty light, color and quality. A great job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
Pd. I hope you will spend a good and nice vacation for my land, the photos show beautiful places you've visited, I hope you will enjoy, greetings.
Silvio1953 (116177) 2014-06-02 12:05
Ciao Claude, great view of beautiful square, lovely composition with a lot of people, excellent perspective, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Cricri (101585) 2014-06-03 10:13
Bonjour Jean Claude
Belle présentation, la perspective des arbres avec le lampadaire en gros plan, le bâtiment blanc baigner par une très belle lumière , un endroit très animée et plaisant
abmdsudi (39774) 2014-06-03 10:24
A beautiful town square portraying the eye catching buildings and its surroundings full of rich colour tones and brilliant light. It's nicely composed with the big lamp post serves as a strong foreground base, it's clean and crisp so well set off against the sky. A high spirited shot enlivened by presence of human interest You have really nailed this shot, a picture worthy of your effort. Congrats
- Copyright: Jean Claude Dresch (claudeD) (30595)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-05-06
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk II, canon EF 24-105 F4 IS
- Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-01 12:14