The main fount in Arachova with cold fresh water.It could easily be a midicine for some people!Some info about Arachova,the most famous destination for the winter.
ENG:Arachova is a town and a former municipality in the western part of Boeotia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Distomo-Arachova-Antikyra, according the programme Callicrates, of which it is a municipal unit.It is connected by the Greek National Road 48 with Amphissa and Levadia. It is located SE of Amphissa, S of Lamia, W of Levadia, 160 km NW of Athens, NE of Itea, N of Desphina and 12 km E of Delphi.Arachova has a primary school, a junior high school, a high school, two churches, two banks and a small post office.The urban houses lie from west to east on a hill with a slope of 45 to 50°. The urban area is rectangular. The area around Arachova is mainly grasslands and rocky landscape with a few bushes. It sits on a mountain which is located in the south and the Parnassus mountains in the north. It sits above the valley where a river flows to Livadeia and the Cephissus River.Arachova is a touristic attraction because of the proximity to popular Delphi but was developed in the late 20th century with a ski resort.The main products are olives.The traditions and popular activities are maintained and are celebrated by the inhabitants. Traditional dances, the reviving of the fight of Arachova against the Turks as well as meals. Traditional cheese include Formaella (which is sold only in Arachova) and Tsipouro (a grappa like liquor).The skiing resorts of Parnassus are situated in the northwest on the Parnassus. It is the most modern and largest skiing resorts in Greece.
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Sonata11 (31245) 2012-11-27 18:17
very interesting and beautiful composition of traditional fountains. Perfectly well done with splendid colors, sharpness, clarity, beautiful POV and. Very beautiful picture. Like it a lot. Thanks for sharing.
Miguel82 (14526) 2012-11-28 0:17
Good document showing traditional founts by night
Excellent sharpness,fine colors
delpeoples (48660) 2012-11-28 3:17
Kalispera dear Chris
An interesting, intricate and beautifully designed subject. The tight framing works well and I like the warm colours, which are very inviting and attractive. A lovely place to take a drink of cool water. Nice work, thanks for sharing.
jhm (128073) 2012-11-28 4:06
Thank you very much for your interesting notes.
I like your light management on these water source.
Colors and presentation are perfect.
Perspective and depth be superb.
Very well done, TFS.
Sergiom (45527) 2012-11-28 5:52
J'aime beaucoup la construction de cette image. La Nikon permet de pousser les ISO a un très bon niveau sans trop de grain et c'est le cas ici avec cette belle fontaine.
mohammad_H (7488) 2012-11-28 8:48
Beautiful view to bring down the full cup
Have a nice day
pajaran (41759) 2012-11-29 22:59
Vrlo interesantan i dobar tekst o starom gradu sa datim podacima ...
Lep pogled na staru cesmu ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobra kompozicija, lepo pokazano.
Lepa stara cesma.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje.
Very interesting and good article on the old town with the given data ...
A nice view of the old drinking fountain ...
A good time recording, contrast, beautiful color.
Good composition, nice revealed.
Beautiful old fountain.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best.
kato (9556) 2012-11-30 3:53
You're capturing well this traditional fountain by a good angle and excellent tone, so it's interesting and impressive to see the fountain with cold fresh water. It is interesting that there are two faucets on architecture with good design, too.
SWEETFREEDOM (19932) 2012-12-01 0:29
interesting fountain and vertical format choice. good colors.
abmdsudi (32515) 2012-12-01 8:31
The bright water fountain stands out within the setting and well composed. An interesting historic structure, you have captured the motion in the water perfectly in the warm light which is so appealing to me. Interesting to read the notes too, you spotted the opportunity so well and captured the moment pretty skilfully. A very well executed night shot, Well done. Congrats
s_lush (16054) 2012-12-02 1:20
With this beautiful element of street design, you have reproduced atmosphere of Arachova perfectly well. Good composition, wonderful colors, favorable light and interesting details!
Flavia (10352) 2012-12-03 5:15
Nice subject and light rendering this fountain in golden colors. Just lack some focus.
ikeharel (44081) 2012-12-07 7:59
From the note I recon the water here on the fountain has a miracolous effect, Chris.
Night shot with a perfect sharpness, and good light upon.
jemaflor (74108) 2012-12-12 10:46
Nice shot with this pleasant golden light, interesting subject, pity that the sharpness isn't top, difficult with this strong contrast, tfs.
Nard (6915) 2012-12-16 8:11
A light giving a very nice texture and color to the stone. Well done
carlo62 (19485) 2013-01-25 15:43
la fontana è molto interessante, la luce calda ne enfatizza le linee classiche, peccato manca un pò di qualità.
jmdias (48373) 2013-02-01 0:49
interesting the shapes of this fountain. I liked the elements and the contrast between the golden light and the darkness around. sharpness could be improved.
jcpix (6596) 2013-03-22 23:35
Nice look at these traditional fountains, the golden tones make them feel and look even more antiquated. The simple things often make for beautiful images. Good recognition and presentation of the rustic and defined slice of daily life. Thanks for sharing, have a great weekend.
- Copyright: Chris Vekris (chrisvek) (6995)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-03-10
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D3000, 18 - 55 mm EF-S 3.5:5.6, 2.0 Gb Kingston SD, UV 17
- Exposure: f/3.8, 1/6 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-11-27 16:15