Market Stalls

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by angloasturian, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. angloasturian

    angloasturian Mu-43 Veteran

    Today is market day in the small town about 2km from where I live, called, rather quaintly, 'Piedras Blancas' (White Stones). I took photos of the stalls - mainly for their colour. It was quite difficult as it was very busy and finding a gap in the crowd took some patience!
    All taken with an E-PL1 on 'P', unretouched but several cropped in ACDSee.

    This is the man I bought my leather from to make the sling and wrist strap (see Neck straps etc... in 'Accesories' if interested. He's buying from another stall.


    And now, in no particular order:





    Bread (the dark brown is a typical Asturian bread)




    Dried salted cod


    which most people want cut into smaller pieces..




    Pig's ears and snouts








    These are the three main ingredients in the archetypical Asturian dish 'Fabada' - a bean stew with spicy sausge and black pudding. Absolutely delicious - but lethal!




    The leather man's stall


    Bells for cows, goats etc..


    ...and finally, walking sticks

  2. angloasturian

    angloasturian Mu-43 Veteran

    Bracelets and sweets

    For some reason two of the photos didn't appear in the post so I'll try again here.




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  3. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    what a great set , i feel like ive walked the the market myself
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  4. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    I agree - so much to see! Many thanks for this mini walk through the market.
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  5. Bill Gordon

    Bill Gordon Mu-43 Top Veteran

    I really enjoyed that post of made me feels as if I were at the market. Thanks for postings them.
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  6. texascbx

    texascbx Mu-43 Veteran

    Dec 30, 2009
    Thanks for the interesting tour.:biggrin:
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  7. noodlehaus

    noodlehaus Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 14, 2010
    Love the set Colin. That area is so vibrant and teeming with life!
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  8. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Colin, I feel hungry, although not for pigs bits thank you, but that bread looks fantastic.
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  9. Vic B

    Vic B Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 1, 2010
    St. Paul, Minnesota
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  10. BlairMacKay

    BlairMacKay Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 8, 2010
    Calgary, Alberta
    That bread and cheese looks fantastic!
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  11. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Nice series, Colin. Excellent captured. Thanks for sharing.
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