I had been after this cloud from the minute I saw it in Ayia Marina. It had a different, longer shape when I first saw it and I rode my bike to Alinda to see what it looked like from there. I stopped several times to photograph othet subjects that caught my attention. On my way back the cloud had taken this lovely shape above the boat and gave me the pleasure to capture all of it in a vertical frame.
Thank you for visiting, a lovely weekend to all
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goodwill (4226) 2013-09-20 9:08
The rich blue and the award goes to Ourania.
Its a good composition with the calmness in the water and the trouble in the sky. The clouds are a little angry and running away from the scene along with their shadows.
cornejo (47250) 2013-09-20 9:59
Hi Ourania, I like this beautiful and interesting composition with the boat and the beautiful cloud, very well captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, nice color and light. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
mesutilgim (97722) 2013-09-20 11:37
Hello dear Ourania,
Wonderfull capture. Very good layout, leaving much room for this nice cloudy sky.
TFS and have a nice weekend
ChrisJ (118861) 2013-09-20 12:12
The big white cloud in the blue sky dominates the shot but the fishing boat at right makes a good secondary focal point too. Nice reflections in the sea and superb color, sharpness and framing. Perhaps a slight ccw rotation to level the curved horizon? Tfs!
Romano46 (18472) 2013-09-20 12:43
titolo perfetto per una foto che è pura poesia.
E' stato sicuramente il caso che ha fatto incontrare la nuvola vagante per il cielo con il mare e la barca sottostante, ma tu sei stata bravissima a cogliere l'attimo.
Una occasione che hai colto in maniera splendida con una inquadratura verticale che include l'essenziale: la barca. il mare, la terra e la nuvola ed anzi, anche una parte della sua ombra.
Il tutto con molta calma e curando molto bene la composizione senza trascurare la nitidezza.
Uno scatto che vorrei aver fatto io.
Ciao e buon fine settimana
carlo62 (55684) 2013-09-20 14:35
quella nuvola ha dato un senso completamente diverso alla foto, la composizione era già bella, ma con quel particolare è diventata molto più originale.
elenimavrandoni (0) 2013-09-20 14:47
Ουρανία, αν ήσουνα ζωγράφος έτσι πάλι θα ζωγράφιζες τήν Ελλάδα μας, με τα πιό όμορφα και μοναδικά ελληνικά χρώματα...και θα πρόσθετες και το κάτασπρο συννεφάκι για να τονίσει και να δώσει χάρη στο μπλέ..
δεν εχω λόγια....συγχαρητήρια και ευχές πάντα
ikeharel (79149) 2013-09-21 0:34
Endless beauty of the calm sea, the blue tone is overwhelming.
Pic. space well allocated into three: sky, slop and sea, while placing the anchored boat to "break"
Fine taken - Have a nice weekend,
Kugart (1778) 2013-09-21 1:59
Hi Ourania ,
The first thing that strikes me about this shot is the tranquility of the scene with the calm blue sea,the solitary boat and the fluffy cloud above. Love the shadow of the cloud on the top of the hill in the background . Excellent composition .
Have a good weekend.
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2013-09-21 2:54
nice calm place. The deep blue water is nice and the white tiny boat in it in FG. Like the white clouds on top. A very good presentation of the scenic beauty of that space. Tfs.
Silvio1953 (154043) 2013-09-21 5:38
Ciao Ourania, gran bella vista di mare, favoloso il nuvolone nel bel cielo, magnifici colori e splendida luce, brava, ciao Silvio
danos (103212) 2013-09-21 6:38
Ουρανία γεια σου,
πολύ όμορφη θαλασσογραφία με το σύννεφο να φαίνεται να 'φοβερίζει' το μικρό ψαροκάικο.Αλλά ο καιρός είναι τόσο ήρεμος και γαλήνιος που μάλλον το συντροφεύει.Εξαιρετικά τα χρώματα,το φως,και η μοναδικότητα τοης τοποθεσίας.
Noel_Byrne (33724) 2013-09-21 9:56
That boat looks quite lonely out there, perhaps lonely as a cloud :) The cloud is quite huge and by this, it makes the boat seem small and insignificant, which I think enhances the sense of isolation. The blue tones divided by the earth of land is really nicely done. This is the first time I have ever felt sorry for a boat, nice way to introduce emotion into your scene! Or perhaps I am just strange...
Either way, thanks for sharing.
All the best
pajaran (66308) 2013-09-21 10:12
Lep pogled na camac i trenutak sa oblakom ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazano mesto i trenutak.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje za vikend.
Nice view of the boat and the moment the cloud ...
A good time recording, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors.
Good work, nice place and time indicated.
Good evening and all the best for the weekend.
adramad (49956) 2013-09-21 11:22
A beautiful composition in this vertical format captures both the beauty of the coastline with blue sea and small boat anchored in the same, while you've captured that pretty white cloud, with original so it is a good add to the image.
Very good sharpness that allows us to recreate in detail, the light is very well managed, as well as the colorful pretty natural.
Enjoy the weekend.
siudzi (34141) 2013-09-21 13:21
What a classy scene taken with a superb sense of the moment! All elements of your composition are very well placed and photographed with great sharpness and exposure. Lovely post! Like it!
lousat (98279) 2013-09-21 14:18
Ciao Ourania,sei stata fortunata col tempo,io Martedi scorso ho preso tanta pioggia ad Alonissos..eheh...composizione semplice ma davvero bellissima,la nuvolona ha riempito la composizione,grandi dettagli nella miglior esposizione.Buona Domenica e complimenti,Luciano
mcmtanyel (29636) 2013-09-21 15:07
Chasing tornadoes, chasing butterflies, chasing fireflies, chasing unsuspecting cats, chasing dreams - I have heard of all these but this is the first I have heard of chasing clouds! I guess when you live in the southern Aegean region, clouds are a curiosity to be chased! We are in no short supply of clouds here, I can gladly send some your way. It's been raining all day and now is the first time I have seen the sun today, once it dipped under the clouds.
A refreshing whiff of the Aegean to soothe the soul...
bukitgolfb301 (45367) 2013-09-21 20:20
Hi dear Ourania
Sorry for my late reaction again.
What a fantatsic view of typical your coutry image again! So well balanced composition and framework is also remarkable. Bottomless blue sky blue is so fantatsic to see. Full of nostalgy shot indeed!
Thanks a lot and have a godd Sunday! TAKERO
krzychu30 (15512) 2013-09-22 2:50
simple composition with not many distracting elements and that´s what make your image so appealing(at least for me)
Just the lonely boat and so amazing looking cloud-eye catching juxtaposition!You captured so nicely tranquil atmosphere of this scene.
Wish You a nice sunday
abmdsudi (58220) 2013-09-22 4:32
A stunning seascape depicting these beautiful overhanging clouds and the beautifully illuminated sea and sky. I think you can almost sense their serene movement of the fluffy cottons in a wonderful contrast of blue and brown, the touch of white is delicious, Well done, Congrats
annjackman (21903) 2013-09-22 4:43
I like the proportions of this photo with the centres of interest being the small boat and that lovely cloud. There are gorgeous blue tones in the water with a particularly lovely and gentle reflection of the boat. A very beautiful, crisp image - TFS.
KInd Regards, Ann
mjw364 (1466) 2013-09-22 11:19
Head in the clouds today eh? Or was God smoking something Jamaican?
Great shot though because what this does is create a great sense of scale between the fishing boat and the cloud - scale and depth.
gojo (1769) 2013-09-23 3:52
Another great composition. The light in the water in the FG is very appealing, and the dominationg clud is really attractive.
pyffepa (625) 2013-09-23 12:53
The blue is definitely your color ;o)
During the summer I experimented the problem with clouds. They are constantly moving and transforming, the time you get your box, you can stop the vehicle, you find a place without buildings or poles ... and everything is different.
You caught the instant, congratulations.
I like the shadow on the hill.
nikkitta (17068) 2013-09-23 17:03
It thanks to this kinds of notes and photos in TE that I realized how important they are in photographic terms
Like your note, great the way , not for chance but searching and waiting , that you composed a so eye catching capture
Good vertical format, congrats and have a good week ahead
gervaso (16813) 2013-09-24 4:40
This lonely cloud over the boat reminds me of those clouds in the cartoons that rain only over one person! The composition is great with this framing, with very good light and colors! Wonderful job!
holmertz (59748) 2013-09-29 10:27
Among all the fine pictures you have posted while I've been away this is probably the one where nature and your photographic talent have been most successfully combined. Obviously there was a lot of hard work behind this stunning sight. The composition is fantastic and the cloud has a most fascinating shape. I would have been filled with joy to take a picture like this.
I had hoped to follow TE and other sites more regularly, but I found doing it from a mobile phone was really too awkward. I guess I am just too old.
Didi (60590) 2013-10-09 6:54
Très bonne profondeur de ciel avec ce nuage en perspective
adores (46417) 2013-10-11 15:30
This is really beautiful! The boat seems so small compared to the huge cloud. It's a really well balanced and eye catching composition. Light and colours are very good!
- Copyright: Ourania Karali (ourania) (51103)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-09-17
- Categories: Nature, Transportation
- Exposure: f/8, 1/800 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-09-20 7:11
- Favorites: 1 [view]