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Fatimid Port

Fatimid Port
Photo Information
Copyright: Dan Bachmann (danbachmann) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 274 W: 31 N: 400] (1746)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-04
Categories: Daily Life, Transportation
Camera: Pentax *ist D, Tamron SP 90mm f2.8
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/160 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-17 1:06
Viewed: 6624
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Very little remains of the original port since it would have been surrounded by huge walls as the rest of this part of the peninsula would have been giving it the impression of a castle fortress resting on the edge of the sea. On both sides of the entrance were towers with a chain suspended between. The base of these are still there.

Just behind this is Sailors' cemetery which is laid out so that almost every grave can have a seaview. Major occupations would have been with fishing, piracy or the navy.

In this photo we can see a fisherman attending the nets.

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Hello Dan! Very interesting perspectie. Beautiful boats. Nice light and colors. Original shot. Good luck!

Hi Dan
Very nice composition.
I like the vertical format in order to show more details.
Nice POV and reflections
Have a nice weekend

interesting pov with a very nice compo.

  • Great 
  • kyzer Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 73 W: 8 N: 57] (341)
  • [2008-05-26 20:11]

Hi Dan,

Very nice portrayal of rustic old port.. i like the colors combination the brown of the shore and the blues of the boats..

Excellent reflection of the boats..


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