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I just come back from one week spent in "Perigord Noir", a great area if you enjoy History, food and riverside landscapes. Of course, I made night shots since the beautiful architecture from the different places I visited deserved a try :)

This is a view from Sarlat downtonw and its wonderful central medievial square, "Place de la Libertι". One can notice the "Saint-Sacerdos" cathedral in the background with high hotels and houses all along the way. I particulary love that kind of high stone buildings with round towers.

This town is 11,000 inhabitants roughly and succeeded to preserve an amazing medieval legacy mainly from the XVth and XVIth centuries. Perigord is truly a wonder to be visited and that's why tourism grew so fast along the past 15 years. Still, the economy is fragile and apart from the summer period, life looks pretty difficult for the locals who live there all along the year. The agriculture suffered a lot from competition of other areas in France or Europe, the average prices for those who want to buy an old farm today rocketed in the past 20 years like many other touristic places in France. All in all, the countryside is turning more and more empty since young people have to leave it for more attractive cities like Toulouse or Bordeaux offering a wider range of jobs.

Slightly cropped, levels adjusted, USM applied.

Shutter speed: 5 sec
Aperture: 9
Exposure mode: Av
Exposure compensation: -1/3
Flash: Off
Metering mode: Evaluative
Drive mode: Single frame shooting
Self-timer: 10 secs
ISO: 100
Lens: 17 to 40mm
Focal length: 21mm
AF mode: AI Focus AF
Image size: 2336 x 3504
Image quality: Raw
White balance: Auto
Saturation: High
Sharpness: High2
Contrast: High
Tone: Normal

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