Monday, June 30, 2008

santa clara


santa clara, originally uploaded by julioc. © 2008 All rights reserved by JulioC. (from my 2006 archives)

Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-Fz20, Exposure: 1/60 sec., Aperture: f/2.8, Focal Length: 36 mm, ISO Speed: 100

Madeira Island (Portugal) - Santa Clara Convent

This convent was founded at the end of the 15th century by the second captain of Funchal, João Gonçalves da Câmara, and the original construction started around the small Our Lady of Conception chapel, to be amplified later progressively.

1 comment:

Paulo Perneta said...

End of the 15th century, if you allow me.
Such an amazing photo. I spent my early ears on this, it was almost a magical kingdom then....