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The Plaza Mayor (Major Square) is a grand arcaded square, measuring 129 by 94 metres, in the center of Madrid, Spain.

The most prominent building on the Plaza Mayor is the Casa de la Panaderia (Bakery House). It was completed as early as 1590, before the square was even laid out. Its current design with symmetric towers dates from after the last fire in 1790. The colourful allegoric murals were only added recently, in 1992.

A bronze statue of King Philip III, constructed in 1616 by Jean Boulogne and Pietro Tacca, stands at the centre of the square.

Three sets of three bracketed RAWs individually Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro 4.2.1 then PhotoMerged in Adobe Elements 8.

Camera: Sony NEX-7
Lens: Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC
Handheld

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Featured in : Solo Exhibition : 12 Oct 12

Related shots can be found at: Madrid or you can view all my Spanish shots.

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plaza mayor madrid, plaza mayor, major square, casa de la panaderia, bakery house, arcade, statue, bronze statue, king philip iii statue, madrid, spain, spanish, espanol, architecture, building, city, panorama, pano, hdr, hdri

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  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

    Fabulous!!!

  • Thank you kindly Lorilee …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyover 1 year ago

    nice composition and color

  • Thank you Tim …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 1 year ago

    Beautiful!

  • Thank you so much Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 1 year ago

    A Mayor that’s wider than Boris!
    Fine artwork as always Tom :o)

  • Hehe, cheers mate …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 1 year ago

    A fabulous shot Tom x

  • Thank you so much Irene …

    – Tom Gomez

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourover 1 year ago

    This is a terrific shot Tom

  • Cheers Malcolm …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 1 year ago

    What a beautiful capture dear Tom.x

  • Thank you dear Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfover 1 year ago

    Great panorama Tom, well done.

  • Thank you kindly Colin …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 1 year ago

    AMAZING LOVE CAPTURE !!!!!

  • Thank you so much Guendalyn …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 1 year ago

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