This week’s photography challenge from Ailsa at
Where’s my backpack? is bright, the perfect antidote to gloomy grey November skies. Here’s a selection of photos of Portugal made bright by the magic of sunlight.
The first three are from the Convent of Christ in
Tomar where the Templar Knights used to meet.
Manueline features in bright light, Convent of Christ, Tomar
shaft of sunlight on ceramic olive oil pot
An unexpected burst of sunlight brightened up the grass and olive trees behind my house for a brief moment during a stormy day.
Bright sunlight contrasts against dark clouds to highlight grass and olive trees
Porto from the cathedral square, the light shining on the glass domes on the roof of the (Treasury Palace) caught my eye. Palacio da Bolsa
Sunlight brightens glass domes, Palacio da Bolsa, Porto
And finally, I’ll leave you with a bright spot in the fading rays of the sun in
A bright white wall stands out in the gold-bathed hillside
Thanks to Ailsa for another great topic. If you’d like to join in, or see other entries