A visit to Seville, Spain

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A visit to Seville, Spain
2 months ago

Still working on some pictures from last year's cruise...All comments would be very welcome. Thanks for looking! (X-E1 and the 18-55mm lens have been used in all shots)

jacob

18mm, ISO=400, F8, 1/550;

One of the pavilions built for the 1929 Ibero - American Exhibition. It is the Museum of Arts today.

37.4mm, ISO=400, F8, 1/450; The Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 was a world's fair held in Seville, Spain, from May 1929 until June 1930. The purpose of the exposition was to improve relations between Spain and the countries in attendance, many of which were former Spanish colonies.

25.4mm, ISO=200, F5.6, 1/90; A narrow street in Juderia, Seville.

18mm, ISO=200, F7.1, 1/80; Alcazar - the Courtyard of the Maidens - the name refers to the legend that the Moors demanded 100 virgins every year as tribute from Christian kingdoms in Iberia.

18mm, ISO=3200, F5.6, 1/12; The golden dome in the Hall of the Ambassadors - the gilded dome is made of interlaced wood. Just below the dome is a frieze with portraits of Spanish kings.

18mm, ISO=2500, F5.6, 1/30; The lavishly decorated archways, walls and fabulous gilded dome serve as evidence of the Sevillian craftsmen’s unique talent.

18mm, ISO=3200, F5.6, 1/10; Seville's cathedral can be described only in superlatives: it's the largest and highest cathedral in Spain, the largest Gothic building in the world, and the world's third-largest church, after St. Peter's in Rome and St. Paul's in London.

18mm, ISO=3200, F5.6, 1/25; A papal tomb inside a chapel of Seville Cathedral.

18mm, ISO=3200, F510, 1/4000 - oops, forgot to put the ISO back to AUTO...; This picture is taken from the top of the La Giralda. Originally designed as a minaret, La Giralda was converted to a bell tower. It is connected to the Seville Cathedral and at 90 meters tall, it stands as the highest tower in all of Spain.

More pictures from Seville could be found here:

https://picasaweb.google.com/jacob9247/40SevilleSpainSeptember2013?authkey=Gv1sRgCPa9gvDP2KGNfw#

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