Saint Dionysios of Zakynthos was a 16th-century Orthodox Christian Archbishop of Aegina. He was born on the Greek island of Zakynthos in 1546. He is the patron saint of Zakynthos (sometimes called Zante in English) and is celebrated on August 24 and December 17.
In his early life, Dionysios joined a monastery a few miles off the coast of Zakynthos. After a while living there, he was encouraged by his fellow monks to be ordained as a priest, which he did. He eventually decided to travel to the Holy Land by way of Athens. After arriving in Athens, he was made Archbishop of Aigina despite personal protests in humility. In about the year 1589, the Patriarch of Constantinople made Archbishop Dionysios the Archbishop of Zakynthos, he stayed in this position until a permanent Archbishop arrived. After this, he returned to his island monastery where he lived out the rest of his life until his death on November 17, 1624
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pajaran (55649) 2014-08-09 1:05
Interesantan tekst o mestu sa istorijom i opisom, lep pogled u noci ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazano mesto u noci
Dobar rad i kompozicija, lepo uhvacen trenutak u noci i refleks na vodi, lepe boje.
Imajte lep dan, sve najbolje za vikend, srecno.
An interesting article about the place with a history and description, a nice view of the night ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely Show place in the night
Good work and composition, well captured moment in the night and the reflection on the water, beautiful colors.
Have a nice day, all the best for the weekend, good luck.
daddo (26156) 2014-08-09 1:23
Hi Maria. The indigo and caramel colours go well together. Lovely atmosphere as people walk along the esplanade.Dramatic use of light. Best regards. Klaudio.
siudzi (34141) 2014-08-09 1:50
What a nice summer late evening shot! The place with an intensive palette of colorful lights looks so eye catching at your capture. Well seen and composed. TFS!
Have a nice Saturday!
ikeharel (63999) 2014-08-09 2:22
The waterfront promenade filled with tourists on the Cafe's and tavernas, you managed so beautifully to include.
Night pic. well rendered, lights reflected on the bay calm water with some boats afloat.
Bulbs glare of the lamp-post and tower immaculately handled, result culminate to a wonderful scene.
Enjoy your weekend,
Tue (30046) 2014-08-09 2:37
A great night shot. I love the golden reflections in the the dark blue water; a wonderful contrast. The quayside leads the eye nicely towards the tower.
ourania (37482) 2014-08-09 6:18
πολύ ενδιαφέρουσα προοπτική και τη διαχειρίστηκες πολύ καλά. Η καμπύλη κάνει μια μεγάλη διαδρομή μέσα στο κάδρο, όλο δυναμισμό και χάρη. Μου αρέσει ο τρόπος που συμπληρώνεται από λεπτομέρειες και χρώματα. Το βραδυνό σκηνικό είναι πολύ ευχάριστο, βλέπουμε ένα ελκυστικό μέρος με ζωντάνια και ωραία ατμόσφαιρα. Τα θερμά χρώματα δημιουργούν ενδιαφέρουσες χρωματικές αντιθέσεις. Συγχαρητήρια και ευχαριστώ!
Να είσαι καλά, καλό Σαββατοκύριακο,
stamatis (2561) 2014-08-09 6:20
Well color balance, good composition, bright light and exact POV everything you managed perfectly.
arnie (1805) 2014-08-09 6:57
A nice evening shot of the water front of Zante Town. Lovely colours and reflection. Also known as the walking Saint. His Mummified body is in the Church on Zante Town water front. He is given new slippers on August 24th to replace the old ones that are worn out because of his constant walking performing miracles around the island.
jhm (145288) 2014-08-09 7:11
You shows us a very nice night picture with the gold colours as reflection in foreground.
I like the choice of your angle this create depth and perspective.
Excellent panoramic view about these area.
Very well composition, nice presentation too.
Nice done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
Sergiom (68810) 2014-08-09 7:34
J'aime beaucoup cette photo nocturne. Tu as réussi à faire ressortir les couleurs naturelles avec encore un brin de ciel bleu.J'aimerais bien être assis à une de ces terrasses.
Silvio1953 (131880) 2014-08-09 11:00
Ciao Maria, fascinating blue hour with fantastic reflections, splendid light, wonderful colors and excellent exposure, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
abmdsudi (47726) 2014-08-09 21:53
What a glittering night! Lovely burst of colours so well refined with its curvy line leads constantly into the whole depth of the scene. The golden water reflection is just screaming for attention - the icing on the roll and lovely way to finish off the composition. A pleasure to view, Well done, TFS
lousat (83642) 2014-08-10 2:02
Hi Maria,beautiful late blue hour from this magic corner,bright colors and very good exposure,the colorful reflections too are fantastic,like a lot of vertical underscores,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
Cricri (112163) 2014-08-10 14:15
Jolie prise a heure bleu, bonne utilisation des reflets en avant plan, j'aime l'ambiance qui ressort de cette image
nikkitta (17018) 2014-08-11 13:28
Attractive nocturnal capture taken with good perspective showing the waterfront plenty of activity in a Summer night
Like the golden reflections and the blue dark sky at the back
Well done, regards
serp2000 (42264) 2014-08-14 6:02
Wonderful nocturnal photo! Do you really think this is better including to the Nature category? Why? ;)
Anyway excellent composition, good exposure and very attractive reflection!
kordinator (20237) 2015-02-04 1:30
Nice text about life of of Saint Dionysios of Zakynthos.
A wonderful blue hour photos with wonderful contrasting colors and nice light with lovely reflection.
Lovely atmosphere of Zante Town.
Great photo job.