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***CLICK IMAGE*** Do I Belong Here? by Fernando Coelho #streetphotography #photography
Do I Belong Here?
1 year ago|186 views |Street

The most typical area of Oporto (Portugal) is the "Cais da Ribera", located in the downtown area, on the river Douro margin. It is a kind of river promenade, full of pavement cafes and bars with plenty of atmosphere and always very busy, there are also several pensions and guesthouses, and the elevator that rises to the upper zone, to the street Mouzinho da Silveira. At one extreme is the Prac?a da Ribeira, which was the center of the commercial city of the fourteenth century to the nineteenth. At the end of the pier, is the Luis I Bridge which connects the city of Oporto with Vila Nova de Gaia. The "Cais da Ribeira" is the most typical place in OPorto and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
In this kind of very touristic locations with hunders of tourists always wandering about, one of the aspects that normally amazing me is a kind of annoyance that I fell in some of the local inhabitants that living there in their old houses do not seem to belong there and normally are staring with astonishment at the tourist from their places.
I intent to transmit that contrast with this photo and the loneliness of these two persons separated each other by a virtual frontier ("the vertical pipe") and soo far from the people on the street in front of them.

Canon EOS 7D50mmF/6.71/180secISO-100
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