Ijoukak is a perfect place to stop between Marrakesh and the Tizi 'n Test. It is situates at 1200m on the wonderful road leading to the top.
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dawekato (2269) 2012-05-17 9:55
Beautiful shot of a rarely seen location in the middle of nowhere. Discoveries like these are what travel is all about. Well composed. Good DOF. Perhaps could be a bit darker in the bottom half.
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JFS (32459) 2012-05-17 10:49
Interesting arquitecture of these small villages situated in the middle of nowhere...Very good POV. Nice work!
maria-v1981 (10420) 2012-05-17 10:52
It's wonderful to have such a beautiful subject. The architecture fom this village is remakable. And cactus put you in the atmosphere of the area. Excellent light management.
Have a nice evening,
dta (62368) 2012-05-17 11:09
Hello Gerrit ,
A beautiful view of this typical village , with the pricky pears in the FG , and teh cloudy mountains in the BG .
papagolf21 (82974) 2012-05-17 11:37
Bonsoir, cher Gerrit,
Très belle composition avec ce ciel ombrageux, et cette éclaircie qui arrive à point pour donner au sujet principal toute sa beauté.
Le choix du cadrage est parfait pour rendre compte du village.
holmertz (36441) 2012-05-17 11:46
I like the combination of mud-and-brick façades and minaret lit by the sun under the dark clouds. The view of the village is quite fascinating and you composed the picture well with the cactae in the foreground.
siudzi (31777) 2012-05-17 12:31
Love the lighting effect achieved here. The presented orange houses look great on the dark cloudy sky. Very nice work, tfs!
Fis2 (81512) 2012-05-17 13:49
Beautiful view, wonderful place.
I like colours and light.
Photo has climate.
I like it.
emka (72254) 2012-05-17 15:07
Hi Gerrit, impressive photo with this dark menacing sky. Nice houses in pink colour and thr tower, probably minaret. Beautiful place. Goog idea to include the opuntias they give depth and are beautiful
Warm regards. Malgo
Suppiluliuma (3885) 2012-05-17 21:59
Perfect light which exposes natural colors of the buildings.
The cactus provides depth, all I could wish for was a model walking in the middle lower void.
P-S-I-G (25532) 2012-05-17 22:54
A very beautiful shot. I like the exposure and the tones. Good light and colours.
Nicou (115280) 2012-05-18 1:35
merveilleus eiamge et compo sueprbe vue et iamge avec les cactuse quelle compo ces lumières une mervielle grandisoe.
Bravo et amitié
patdeph (35748) 2012-05-18 2:27
the typical village is beautiful, built in a splendid place,as often in Morocco, and it's superbly emphasized by the light.
cargus (8018) 2012-05-18 4:33
Spectaculaire composition, de belles couleurs, bien encadré et rendu, image bien fait.!!
Budapestman (82620) 2012-05-18 11:46
a splendid view with beautiful colours and lights, the composition is very attractive, great architectural details, TFs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
SnapRJW (28894) 2012-05-18 13:55
Hello Gerrit - Here in a stony valley we see a wonderful old settlement, it has such charm and a feeling of exoticism which we don't really see in a European environment. A fine shot where the light plays an important role as the village is bathed in warm sunlight while the sky looks heavy with rain. Super shot. Warm regards Rosemary
korbee (6615) 2012-05-18 14:15
Ik vind het leuk dat je ons wat moois laat zien van Marocco,ope de 1 of andere manier heb ik nooit zo de behoefte gehad om er heen te gaan ;+]].
Je hebt hier prachtig licht gevangen,ik vind die donker bergen op de achtergrond superbe.
Fijn weekend Gerrit.
Sonata11 (33081) 2012-05-18 21:25
This composition is impressively beautiful. The architecture and surroundings are marvelous. Wonderfully captured this an amazing place. Perfectly well done. Awesome photo job with excellent ability. The colors, sharpness, clarity,POV and fantastic. Thanks for sharing.
All the best and have a nice WE,
jemaflor (79970) 2012-05-19 2:48
Lovely view with a good light contrast between the sun on the village and this cloudy sky in the bg, good shrapness, tfs.
josepmarin (57463) 2012-05-19 5:57
in this good framing you show us an amazing architecture well illuminated by the Sun, while the sky and the clouds threaten with a storm and give a dramatic touch to the composition.
The image is very sharp, has a balanced exposure, a few beautiful colors and a great graphical wealth.
A beautiful work, my friend.
Silvio1953 (115095) 2012-05-20 12:45
Ciao Gerrit, great view of lovely village, superb sky, excellent clarity, splendid light and colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Angshu (54497) 2012-05-20 21:07
Looks to be a place off the usual tourist map. Very nice presentation with the warm tones contrasting with the BG. Like the shadow of the clouds on the hill slope. The cactus in the FG provides depth. Well done!
Cricri (100341) 2012-05-22 10:07
Belle lumière sur le village malgré le ciel dramatique, belle vue entre les plantes exotiques et les montagnes
Didi (54665) 2012-05-25 8:37
Very nice dramatic sky that enhances the village uner beautiful lights.