Not the most original picture you could take in Madrid, but worthwile and in the spirit of Trekeart:
A well known site in Madrid is the Metropolis building on the corner of Calle Alcala and Via Gran.
Dating from the beginning of the 20th. century, the Metrópolis Building is french, romanesque style, which was not common at the time.
The columns support 4 statues representing Mining, Agriculture, Industry and Commerce, made by Saint Marceaux and L. Lambert.
The rounded tower is covered with 30000 leaves of 24 Carat gold.
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Ricx (13495) 2010-03-04 3:06
Hi Patrik,, December now seems so long ago as we all prepared for the festive season. I like the sharpness and the clarity in this image.. well captured and well preseneted.. TFS Ricx
gentedilivello (3103) 2010-03-04 13:19
very pleasant picture, lively and full of colors and things to see. The light is managed perfectly. This is a well framed scenery, well done!
coco (30439) 2010-03-05 0:22
Perfect work with the exposure and the composition. Maybe a long exposure would improve the photo.
mkamionka (37231) 2010-03-05 5:49
excellent blue hour shot, great sky. Very well composed -good selection of the buildings and the POV. Very pleasant evening atmosphere. Encouraging to visit Madrid,
Have a good weekend,
- Copyright: Patrick Dupont (Corpus) (381)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-12-07
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D 90, Nikon AF-S DX 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): 100 years Gran Via!! [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-03-04 2:10