Memories of stone

© Joao Martinho

Memories of stone

Uploaded: July 11, 2008


This is a old medieval village in the Nort of Portugal. Over the last 50 years their inhabitants migrated in search of a better life and progressively the village remained a ruin but preserving all historical roots as one of the oldest ones in the Country. Future leans on historic touristic opportunities. A chance to emerge back in the past...

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 7.40 mm, Model: DMC-FZ50


Bojan Bencic level-classic July 11, 2008

Interesting light change, Joao. Beautiful image. #958760

Renata Gusciora July 11, 2008

Fascinating place with the feel of its past presented with great effects and composition,Joao! #6167641

Christina N. Seuser July 11, 2008

Love the combination of different textures. Beautiful capture with cool light effect Joao! The shot is wonderfully composed. #6168133

Arlene Krassner July 11, 2008

I often find ruins to be difficult subjects but this is very well done. The colors and lighting did the trick! #6168782

Debra R. Harder July 12, 2008

GORGEOUS capture, Joao! LOVE the details, comp, lighting and colors of this beautiful village! BEAUTIFUL! Deb #6170857

Marisol Pastor July 12, 2008

Wonderful tones, textures and composition. This is a beautiful image. #6171414

Brett Dolsen July 12, 2008

Great historical architecture, lighting, textures and composition Joao!!Brett #6172955

Linda M. Brown July 26, 2008

Beautiful Joao... I don't understand how you get such a soft feel from the stone while keeping your sharp details?? Wonderful! #6233338

Vladan D. Djordjevic August 01, 2008

What a great image! Fantastic place, great textures, lines, colors, lines, effects. #6259139

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic August 21, 2008

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist Joao! #6345260

Renata Gusciora August 22, 2008

Congratulations on this superb finalist,Joao!!! #6348261

Sylvia Rossler August 22, 2008

Big congraz on this superb finalist Joao :o) #6350914

Mitch Spence level-classic August 22, 2008

A wonderfully detailed photo, full of light. Congratulations, Joao. #6352336

Brett Dolsen August 22, 2008

Great result and an awesome finalist Joao!!Brett #6354153

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 24, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist, Joao. #6359154

Vladan D. Djordjevic August 26, 2008

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Joao! #6369381

Linda M. Brown August 26, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist, Joao.... I just wish I knew your secets.... I love the soft light without losing the detail!! MMMMmmm..... #6369920

Beverley Scott August 26, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist for another great image, Joao! #6372343

Marisol Pastor September 02, 2008

Joao, I just got back from vacation and saw your fantastic finalist ... big congratulations! #6401454

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