Reflections: Portuguese Cistern

Built in 1514, the Portuguese cistern in El Jadida, Morocco offers a simple environment to experiment with lighting. The underground space is constructed of five rows of five stone pillars. It measures  a perfect 34 meters by 34 meters. The water that covers the floor offers several variations and angles at unique captures.

7 responses to “Reflections: Portuguese Cistern

  1. I especially love the mid-range shot, the color, reflections and, as another mentioned, mysterious. Enter high priestess stage right.

  2. Thank you for stopping by.

  3. What an interesting place!

  4. looks like a great spot for playing with light and reflections 😉

  5. Enjoyed the pictures, but loved the back story as well.

  6. Wow! These are incredible! Great job and thanks for sharing!

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