Inside the Mesquita in Cordoba, Spain .
In 784AD construction started as a Mosque under the Moorish .
With the capture of Cordoba by Fernando III in 1236AD the mosque converted to a cathedral .
Inside the Mesquita are row after row of arches and pillars. Marble was required for the mosque's construction. Many of the pillars in the Mesquita were pilfered from earlier Roman buildings in the vicinity of
This is a scaned-print from 6/1998 of one corner of the huge Cathedral.
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edge (6070) 2010-02-21 11:23
Hello Ike, Great shot of this cathedral and very good notes as well. You have managed to capture many of the arches and that is very immpressive. Great scan too. One can certainly see the degree of marble evident in this structure. Very nicely done. Regards, Roger
AKITA (15125) 2010-02-21 13:54
very characteristic and beautiful arches are well captured in mysterious perspective in this cathedral,
(maybe direct flash made the column white)
a wonderful picture, thank you,
pajaran (51272) 2010-02-22 0:58
Lepa stara arhitektura, delo velikih majstora, lepa prikazano dobrom fotografijom.
Beautiful old architecture, the work of great masters, pretty good photo shown.
gilbertom (2426) 2010-02-22 6:48
Construction impressive, many details, and beautiful roman arches.
Amaz (11475) 2010-02-22 7:49
Nice memory, my dear IKE!!
Very well taken!!
All the best,
claudeD (32097) 2010-02-22 10:39
very good interior architecture shot with a fine composition.I think that sharpness could be better.Very good note.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
Silvio1953 (120652) 2010-02-22 11:56
Ciao Ike, beautiful perspective on wonderful architecture, difficult light in a fantastic interior but you take it very well my friend, I like a lot, ciao Silvio
carlosmarin (11954) 2010-03-03 3:18
nice view from inside the Mosque of Cordoba.
good resolution, although it is a scanned image.
regards from Barcelona,
ecanaveira (825) 2010-03-28 9:30
Very nice photo.
The mosque is very beautiful and the small city too.
I love the colours and the perspective.
Tukan-T5 (4317) 2011-01-20 9:11
Moorish magnificent building.
These beautiful vaulted arches and give the power of the ancient builders of the sample and this mixture of cultures in the area.
Have a great evening Tomek
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2012-07-16 11:57
Nice repetition of the arches with columns converging at the far end. You have managed the light well showing some nice details of the interior. The people add scale to the image. Like the colors too.
jcpix (13564) 2013-05-06 16:51
Thanks for directing me towards this Ike...I'm not sure what it is, but there's definitely an aspect very similar to the picture I posted!? :) Like a punch to the face, the red & white stripes stand out without question! I like how the center column holds this together while the striped arches descend back into the picture following those patterns, it gives solid depth and a fun repetitive perspective. This looks pretty good for a scan too, the colors appear natural. I can imagine there must have been some great photo opportunities with this kind of design and construction, yes? :) Thanks for sharing the view. Have a great day.
Al the best,
kato (11630) 2014-04-30 23:02
You're capturing well this architecture by a good angle and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the mosque converted to a cathedral. Surely, it seems to hold a Mosque under the Moorish because of peculiar constraction way and interior design of the inside. Anyway, it looks like an interesting architecture which Islamic culture united with Christianity.
COSTANTINO (54493) 2014-04-30 23:06
excellent presentation of this worthseeing
construction perfectly decorated
welldone and thanks a lot
many wishes for the 1st of May
and the beginning of the spring