Cordoba Stables

Cordoba Stables

Cordoba is home to several outstanding attractions including the Mezquita, a one time mosque that is now a cathedral, and what are probably the most beautiful stables in the world.

32 responses

  1. mcrohio

    Wonderful set!! It sent me to the netnet for more information & pictures of Cordoba. What a beautiful place.

    November 24, 2013 at 10:36 am

  2. RMW

    Great shot of the Mezquita, the b/w really does it justice… one of my favorite places…

    November 24, 2013 at 10:54 am

    • With so many people walking around it was difficult. The place is known for the columns, so that is what I published.

      November 24, 2013 at 11:24 am

  3. The entire set is made stronger by your choice of monochrome.

    November 24, 2013 at 11:54 am

    • Thank you. The river was brown, and nothing looked right in color on some of them. Clouds pop in B&W.

      November 24, 2013 at 12:41 pm

  4. Really very impressive set. Beautiful.

    November 24, 2013 at 11:59 am

  5. Beautiful photos, love the monochrome as well. Oh for a chance to visit there, but you’ve given next best! ~SueBee

    November 24, 2013 at 12:55 pm

  6. Great photos Ron. The stables are extravagant! And poo free too.

    November 24, 2013 at 1:08 pm

  7. You know, I have been looking and drooling over your pictures for a few months now, and I have to say this: I’ve travelled to many of the destinations depicted in your photographs and oddly enough, when I look at my own travel albums I cannot find but a scarce number of pictures … I am the type to entirely immerse myself in the moment and memorize that moment, rather than take time to create a perfect picture of it for show and tell later (it’s just not my profession, so I abstain from doing it). Also, it is the first time I run into a photographer’s work and find myself in that photographer’s photographs: they perfectly depict my memories of those places, so I secretly use them to show my friends where I’ve been and cite things that occurred there haha. Fabulous pictures… :) Best wishes, NaNa

    November 24, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    • There is no rule that says you have to take pictures or especially take good pictures. Most people hare happy with their mobile phone cameras these days.

      I have several different audiences. From the pool of WordPress bloggers they seem to be mostly drawn by the travel photography.

      November 24, 2013 at 2:48 pm

  8. brilliant

    November 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    • Hey Mart, how is the ‘stang coming along?

      November 24, 2013 at 2:50 pm

      • Hi Ron, good to hear from you. The ‘stang is getting some inside care treatment at the moment. I’m waitin to get it down the body shop to start the strippin it back down ready for some paint. Goin to be a while yet though. Thanks for asking.

        November 24, 2013 at 4:33 pm

  9. Love the stories waiting to be told behind the human moments you capture. Bravo.

    November 24, 2013 at 6:55 pm

  10. Great photos, Ron.

    Here’s ‘Cordoba’ by Spanish composer Isaac Albeniz, played by John Williams on guitar:

    Might go well with the photos.

    November 24, 2013 at 9:37 pm

    • Thank you Chris.

      November 24, 2013 at 10:11 pm

      • Thanks again for the photos.

        November 25, 2013 at 9:19 am

        • Thank you for the political commentary, and it isn’t pretty these days.

          November 25, 2013 at 9:38 am

        • No problem. It ain’t pretty.

          I appreciate you stopping by.

          November 25, 2013 at 9:40 am

  11. I love your work Ron !

    November 25, 2013 at 12:22 am

  12. Lovely set of photos. The stables are seriously impressive :-)

    November 25, 2013 at 2:19 am

  13. When I was a student I used to be a travel courier in Spain so these pictures brought back happy memories. I love the black and white images but Spanish light is usually so good can I ask why you chose black and white for these pictures alone?

    November 26, 2013 at 12:44 am

    • There is no logical answer to your question, just impulse. What I can say is B&W brings out the checkerboard plaza in a way that color can’t.

      November 26, 2013 at 8:12 am

  14. I went to the beach at Cordoba and had a ball!! Incredible weekend.

    November 26, 2013 at 10:05 am

    • I didn’t know there was a beach in Cordoba.

      November 26, 2013 at 10:13 am

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