Hello friends and colleagues, today I present this view of a typical facade of the city of Medina Sidonia, a city in the province of Cádiz in history, hope you like it, then some 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 region of La Janda.
Is a Historic-Artistic and Cultural
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 Cadiz to the Atlantic coastline, allowing you to be spotted since an important part of the province, offering, at the same time, the extraordinary panorama of provincial surface. 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 areas in terms of nature and landscape concerns in 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 in relation to culture tartésica.5
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 earlier Indian occupation.
In the third century. C. Romans occupy the entire peninsula was formerly in the hands of the Carthaginians. Around the first century will build a new town center that will occupy the entire space of what is now the Historic. By Augusto César Award, the city promotes its former municipal status and becomes entitled Roman colony (civitas optimo jure). It was known by the name of Asido, Caesarina, or completely as Caesarina Asido Augusta. It was situated in the Province Ulterior Baetica, belonging to legal convent Hispalensis (with capital in Hispalis).
In the Visigoth Hispania was also 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, commander of the Umayyad Caliphate, at the beginning of the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula. It was the capital of Muslim Cora Cora called Sidonia (also known as Arabic Saduna شذونة). Alfonso X the Wise recaptured the city on September 22, 1264, occupying the border against the Moorish Kingdom of Granada, which is why it appears in a medieval document with the name "de la Frontera".
At the time of the Reconquista was home to several military orders. These include the Order of Santiago and the Order of St. Mary.
In 1440 became part of the Lordship of the Dukes of Medina-Sidonia.
Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D3100
Exposure Time: 10/8000 sec
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 32 mm
Date Taken: 2013-04-13 11:48
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 480 kb
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elenimavrandoni (14197) 2013-08-30 11:31
Hola Angel, hay muchas cosas que me fascinan en tus fotos pero más que todo la forma que piensas cada foto y el encuadre..siempre tan elegante, y tan appropriado para presentar un trabajo siempre muy professional y precioso! muy linda tu foto!!
buen fin de semana
ChrisJ (94348) 2013-08-30 11:41
I must have been very close to Cadiz when I was in Cordoba & Granada just recently. Good sharpness and shadow detail and the diagonal street starting in the bottom right corner adds dynamism. Nice warm cold colour contrasts between the red path and blue shadowed walls and tiled street. Tfs!
Fis2 (81501) 2013-08-30 12:36
Excellent frame and perspective.
I like colors and light.
Good work my Friend.
Warm greetings from Southern Greater Poland.
Hansaphotos (6415) 2013-08-30 15:35
It has almost became a trademark of yours, street scenes like this one, with white facades nicely decorated and some trees to provide a fine colour contrast. Lovely shot! TFS.
Have a nice weekend my friend.
Best regards, Erling
nikkitta (12742) 2013-08-30 16:59
Muy informativa nota para una exelente e interesante captura, hubiera pensado q era mediodia por la luz tan fuerte
Me encantan estas casa tan blancas tomada en buena perspectiva y donde se destacan farolas y balcones
Buen fin de semana
Urs (14082) 2013-08-30 17:24
Your photograph is more in the shadow as in the light, but that gives it a special charm, makes it special from the usual take in the plain sunlight, most of us favor. Well done
jurek1951 (40949) 2013-08-30 22:38
a spectacular photo with attractive composition and superb details, great perspective. Have a nice week
fabbs99 (15675) 2013-08-30 23:11
Great shot with lots of sharpness and clarity. Very well done. TFS.
bukitgolfb301 (34234) 2013-08-30 23:46
Hi Cioa dear Angel
Another stuuning and professional image.
I like this tasteful shaded color so much.
Widefocus makes so fantatsic and sharp / clear image as such. Conratulation on your supper job!
Thanks a lot and have a good weekend! Takero
jhm (134440) 2013-08-31 0:32
I would in future try with 100 ISO, we get a little bit grain on the picture.
But your picture is absolutely wonderful with all these old facades in ones street.
Excellent composition, nice presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
ikeharel (51455) 2013-08-31 1:27
Well amanged the strong daylight reflected from the white houses, Angel, and the shadowed part here is in good texture. Not an easy task, yet superbly applied.
Nice the POV uphill's, details of the small balconies and lamps are beautifully collected.
Buen fin de semana,
Noel_Byrne (20073) 2013-08-31 3:54
I love how the flowers on the roofs of these buildings are catching the light, almost making them centre stage in this lovely scene. I love these scenes with no people, allowing us to concentrate on the beauty of the street. Great sense of the rising hill, and those trees on the left look like they are dancing :)
Great note too, as always.
Have a great weekend and best wishes from sunny Ireland.
krzychu30 (15260) 2013-08-31 7:08
this town has so long and rich history nicely described in your note.I like also your presentation of this lovely,old architecture!Excellent perspective and superb combination of good quality and lovely,bright colors.
Have a nice weekend
rychem (18819) 2013-08-31 8:57
It is a nice idea to take this photo against the light, excellent management of light, beautiful steep street and nice facades of houses
eldancer1 (24711) 2013-09-01 7:46
I like those little balconies on those houses with good view of the street, and a good place to watch people. Good lighting and sharp details. Well done, tfs.
Graal (95069) 2013-09-01 11:17
nice facades of houses and street perspective here. I like the lamps, balconies and trees. Good photo job and informations.
Have a nice evening.
Nicou (115244) 2013-09-01 11:28
Fantastique vue et captage quelle image et compo quelle vue la luminosité la perspective qui monte et ces arbres quelle merveille sueprbe rendu dans les tons.
Merci et belle soirée
shevchenko (19051) 2013-09-01 21:09
Beautiful old buildings that all painted in white color, clear to show the surface of the stone road too, fascinating street view that full with old feel, good pov to frame it all, distinct photo under bright sunlight, good shoot.
Didi (54663) 2013-09-02 9:47
Une dominante bleue intéressante sur les maisons, c'est grâce à la couleur du ciel qui se réfléchit
Je note aussi une bonne perspective
Je souhaite une très bonne semaine
Silvio1953 (115063) 2013-09-02 12:41
Ciao Angel, great perspective on interesting facades, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
- Copyright: angel cornejo (cornejo) (27421)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-04-13
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D3100, Tamron AF18-200 F/ 3.5-6.3 xr, 62mm HAMA Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/800 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-08-30 11:29