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The Cloisters

Se Velha Cathedral aka the Old Cathedral--dating from 1162, built in the Romanesque style


Outside, looking in--

Here, another view of the oldest Cloisters in Portugal

Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 18-200mm VR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:The Cloisters
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:5 Apr 2008 - 2:31 AM
Tags:Architecture, Cloister, Coimbra, General, Portugal, Se velha cathedral
Votes:69

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
5 Apr 2008 - 2:42 AM

Nice image Jenn, lovely light bringing out some excellent detail,
Fred.

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Skye24Blue
5 Apr 2008 - 2:47 AM

Great again, Jennn.
Mac

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proz
proz  9205 forum posts United States
5 Apr 2008 - 3:00 AM

awesome Jenn, great light great tones

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kombizz
kombizz  9591 forum posts United States1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 3:19 AM

nice capture

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chuckspics
5 Apr 2008 - 4:06 AM

nice stone work, Chuck

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 6dawnmichelle vcard United States
5 Apr 2008 - 4:15 AM

you did a wonderful job with this shot..love it

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9184 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 5:45 AM

Excellent comp and nice lighting on the stone.
Ty

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 7:00 AM

The sun warms up the beautiful coloured stone of this building, a lovely image, Jenn. Carol

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photophantom
5 Apr 2008 - 7:19 AM

Lovely acrhi image Jenn. Nice lights and shadows.
Dennis

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User_Removed Junior Member 7 England16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 7:59 AM

Love the green against the lovely warm stonework textures Jennnn. And some fine old stonework it is!
Andrew

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luxaeternam
5 Apr 2008 - 9:00 AM

Excellent. Slightly off centre comp. Works very well.
Smile Lucy

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 637 forum postspascalg vcard France
5 Apr 2008 - 9:24 AM

effective composition...

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 9:39 AM

Lovely composition Jenn
Helen

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Douglas_George

Nice shot Jenn, well done.

Dougie.

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ChristineL
5 Apr 2008 - 9:53 AM

wonderful warm light on the stonework, a lovely shot Jennn,
Chris.

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 10:23 AM

Lovely colour in that stonework.

Best Matt

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GalleryGirl
5 Apr 2008 - 10:24 AM

Super light and love the composition with the foliage.
Marilyn x

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Portknockie
5 Apr 2008 - 10:33 AM

A window to the soul...Great shot Jennnn

Don

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 12:38 PM

Another very pleasing comp, like the stonework.
Geoff.

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samsalt1
samsalt1  734 forum posts4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 1:01 PM

An excellent composition.

Sam

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom884 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 2:15 PM

Beautiful light, beautiful composition. I like the fact that the window beyond is just a bit off-centre, adds a lot of character.
Moira

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Pegon
Pegon  878 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 3:51 PM

Nice light and composition Jennnn. Good shot.
Pete.

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HUMIE
HUMIE  7 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2008 - 4:17 PM

Great capture Jennnnnn.....love the textures and tones.

*Mike*

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piccy
piccy  7 Wales
5 Apr 2008 - 5:06 PM

Lovely arches. Well caught.
Freda

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Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 7Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 5:11 PM

Excellent light, Jennn, lovely detail.
Brian

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paulb20
paulb20 e2 Member 7paulb20 vcard United Kingdom
5 Apr 2008 - 6:20 PM

Love that honey coloured stonework especially with that beautiful lighting.
Paul

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 6:46 PM

Superbly composed image Jenn,
Johanna

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5 Apr 2008 - 6:48 PM

Good warm shot

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady e2 Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 7:24 PM

The greenery in the forground really accentuates the warm colours of this wonderful building.
Hilary

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microchip
microchip  6 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2008 - 8:15 PM

Great foreground super detail and texture in the stonework,with nice light,
Alan

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 7124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 8:25 PM

Lovely contrast between gold and green Jenn - another location shot to treasure.

Mike

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SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 6230 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 9:24 PM

The light is casting fabulous diagonal patterns across the stonework. It's amazing to think it dates from the 1100s.
Sandra

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thorn
thorn  9124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 10:07 PM

Hi Jennnn,
Love the arched windows,architecture,shadows,lighting and tones.take care,AnnSmile

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exposure  91304 forum posts England
5 Apr 2008 - 10:13 PM

Beautiful light and stone detail Jenn.
Pauline.

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 646 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
5 Apr 2008 - 11:47 PM

Great light and shades Jennn

Dave

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phil_j
phil_j e2 Member 7133 forum postsphil_j vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2008 - 11:56 PM

Some beautiful light here Jenn, really brings out the tones in the stonework so well.

Phil

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JimV
JimV e2 Member 7JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2008 - 2:10 AM

The Velha Cathedral looks in very good shape for its almost 850 years age (recommend the large view) Nicely composed shot with good light, very nice Jennn!
Rgds., Jim

P.S. Thanks for identifying the Liatris, thought it might be you would know it!

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Cronk
Cronk  9 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2008 - 8:47 AM

And again. Well done.
Paul

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GlenD
GlenD  7 United States
7 Apr 2008 - 12:45 AM

Super light and tones Jenn ,nice one
Glen

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8365 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2008 - 9:42 AM

Beautiful light, which has brought out the fantastic colour of the stonework, good detail too Jennn
C

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 8313 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Apr 2008 - 12:14 AM

Love the detail and the 'inviting' light.

gill

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