Photographer's Note

In a one misty morning in 1182, a local nobleman Dom Fuas Roupinho was hunting and realised at the last moment that he had in fact chased his deer to the very edge of the cliff. Just as he too was about to fall to his death, he cried out to Our Lady of Nazaré who appeared before him and halted his horse. In honour of this life-saving miracle, Roupinho ordered a chapel to be built. Over the years it has attracted many pilgrims and today visitors can still see the tale depicted in hand painted azulejos and even the supposed footprint of Roupinho’s horse engraved in a stone found in the crypt below the chapel.

This is a view to the Beach of Nazaré from the suposed right same local that Dom Fuas Roupinho was saved...

Model - NIKON D700
ExposureTime - 1/250 seconds
FNumber - 8.0
ISOSpeedRatings - 100
MeteringMode - Multi-segment
LightSource - Auto
Flash - Not fired
FocalLength - 70.00 mm
Image Quality - RAW

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