An iconic building at the seafront of Ayia Marina that is being renovated after many years. It is probably more than 150 years old and it is surrounded by streets. It hosts one of the most popular pastry shops in northern Dodecanese.
It's colour was a very dark yellow and today it's been painted a pastel ochre hue. I decided to take a photo to remember the renovation and was lucky to have this (also iconic:) tricycle appear from around the corner.
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photographer_sg (4414) 2014-03-18 11:03
You have produced a fine composition with the everyday elements that we usually never think of photographing. The tricycle forms a lovely point of interest and even the strong shadow in the foreground makes the picture more interesting. The overall warm tones of the buildings and the electric post contrast very well with the vivid blue sky. Thanks for sharing and have a great new day.
serp2000 (44069) 2014-03-18 11:21
Amazing idea to show us this building in the process of renovation )) Original daily life scene is full of the wires and pipes skeleton )). Oh, I remember I saw this model of tricycle in Spain. Funny small truck for a town.
holmertz (52022) 2014-03-18 11:31
A red tricycle, a red sign, a red part of the next door building. This may at first look like a rather plain photo but there are surprisingly many fine elements. There is a very nice conglomeration of colours on the right side, and the scaffolding has generated a surprising number - along with its shadows - of lines, especially a fine rhythm of diagonals. Your note also arouses my curiosity. I really find it interesting (and amusing) to learn about "one of the most popular pastry shops in northern Dodecanese" and the iconic tricycle of Leros.
Noel_Byrne (31002) 2014-03-18 12:58
What a cool little truck :) Only big enough for one, this is what I would call a cute vehicle. Unusual to see one as a van! A great addition to this capture of a moment. Its always nice to capture buildings as they progress, in many years, this kind of photo will be priceless to those who know the building no other way!
All the best
Silvio1953 (142095) 2014-03-18 13:09
Ciao Ourania, bei lavori in corso, delizioso il piccolo ape rosso, splendida nitidezza e magnifici colori, brava, ciao Silvio
krzychu30 (15512) 2014-03-18 14:42
I like your idea for this shot.Many of us would rather try to avoid scaffolding,but here and especially with this red tricycle it works really well and for me it takes on some kind of timeless character.Also the strong,well saturated colors and play of light&shade contribute significantly to so positive and captivating outcome of your work.
I like it a lot!
My Best Regards
lousat (90702) 2014-03-18 16:15
Ciao Ourania,non è sicuramente l'angolo piu' bello della tua isola..ehehe..ma la foto è ben fatta ed interessante,specialmente se tornerai sul posto per mostrarci la stessa scena a lavori terminati,ottima esposizione e dettagli e un bell'ape rosso che arricchisce la scena.Buon Mercoledi,Luciano
Cricri (118835) 2014-03-20 6:33
Une présentation original de la rénovation du bâtiment, cela reste intéressant, j'aime le véhicule a trois roues de couleur rouge sous un bleu azur du ciel
Passer une agréable journée
ikeharel (70725) 2014-03-20 8:27
With the scaffoldes on the edifice, you managed to creat a criss-cross "drawings" over the walls, enhanced by the shadows collected.
The coming red thre-wheels vhicle, gave excelent sense of movement on the photo.
What was bothering you when written "few objections regarding today's picture..." on the critique? not clear to me.
abmdsudi (53655) 2014-03-20 14:44
This shot is a wonderful illustration of the old building undergoing renov, meeting your objective by taking advantage of the best lighting around this time. A simple compo yet full of detail including the scaffolding and lovely touch of vivid red adding live and interest around. Good crisp shot, depth and perspective. Well done, TFS
mcmtanyel (22216) 2014-03-23 21:08
Good photo to remember the renovation by, but I must confess, I like the inclusion of that thingamajig. (In Turkish we used to call it triportör, but I don't know if triporter is a valid English term for it.) We used to see a lot of Moto-Guzzie brands and then the Turkish appliance manufacturer Arçelik started to make them. In the late 60s and early 70s, they were the vehicles to put an end to horse-drawn carts.
Great photo for me since it invokes so many memories.
- Copyright: Ourania Karali (ourania) (45002)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-03-14
- Categories: Daily Life, Transportation, Architecture
- Exposure: f/8, 1/1600 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-18 10:43