The Danube is the European Union's longest and the continent's second longest river (after the Volga). Classified as an international waterway, it originates in the town of Donaueschingen--which is in the Black Forest of Germany--at the confluence of the rivers Brigach and Breg. The Danube then flows southeast for 2,872 km, passing through four Central European capitals before emptying into the Black Sea via the Danube Delta in Romania and Ukraine. Once a long-standing frontier of the Roman Empire, the river passes through or touches the borders of ten countries: Romania (29.0% of basin area), Hungary (11.6%), Serbia (10.2%), Austria (10.0%), Germany (7.0%), Bulgaria (5.9%), Slovakia (5.9%), Croatia (4.4%), Ukraine (3.8%), and Moldova (1.6%). Its drainage basin extends into nine more...
...windsurfer on the danube, taken from the brigittenauer bridge...
(tuna nehri'nde rüzgar sörfü, brigittenauer köprüsü'nden çekildi.)
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olive224 (2719) 2013-11-19 12:12
I like this vision of sport in black and white
You have no limitations in your practice of photography and that is what i enjoy seeing your images ;)
willperrett (7991) 2013-11-20 1:56
Wonderfully dramatic moment caught here. I'm used to seeing windsurfers on the sea, as I live on the coast, and didn't think a river would be an ideal location: no waves to jump! So instead he's fallen in. As ever, excellent use of b/w.
- Copyright: korkut bostanci (bostankorkulugu) (42206)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2013-10-05
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon EOS 650D, Canon EF-S18-55mm F3.5-5.6 II USM
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-19 0:52