I didn't know that this was the biggest full moon of the year before our dear friend Maria (nikkita) told me. This is a picture I took 16 minutes after my previous upload of the full moon of July 12, the one with the pink hues all over (http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Greece/photo1466595.htm)
I think that the moon looks a little bigger here than in my previous picture. Maria promised to remind me in time so that I'm better prepared in September 2015, when the moon will appear this big again:)
I liked very much the blue ambiance and the strong reflection of the moonlight but the capture wasn't possible for me handheld any longer. Since I was standing at the edge of the road/quay and had not even a ledge to rest my camera on, I just sat down on the road and used my knee as a tripod, keeping my ears open in case a car or a motorbike approached:) This explains why the boat on the right covers a little of the landscape across the bay.
Thank you for visiting, a great week to all
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snunney (87324) 2014-07-20 6:58
A lovely atmospheric image, very well composed. Ideally exposed with very good sharpness considering the circumstances. I like the cool blue tones and the shimmering reflections cast by the moon.
Noel_Byrne (26109) 2014-07-20 7:50
The big silver moon is wonderful here and I love it throws it's light over this calm blue water. The whole scene is calming and peaceful and a great capture of this special moon. I could not photograph it as it has been too cloudy in Ireland, oh well. At least I get to enjoy its beauty here instead :)
Have a great week ahead,
rbassin (19187) 2014-07-20 8:12
une très belle photo à la pleine lune.
la lumière et les teintes sont magifiques.
Une très belle compositon, le ponton sur la gauche est bien situé.
ikeharel (60401) 2014-07-20 8:13
Minutes later than the previous post, light already darker, and the moon brighter.
Colors a bit more of a blue-hour par-excellence.
Charming moment collected, and well done upload.
Silvio1953 (126896) 2014-07-20 8:17
Ciao Ourania, bella e romantica, favoloso riflesso di luna, splendida esposizione, bravissima, un abbraccio Silvio
Didi (58088) 2014-07-20 9:03
Très belle vue à l'heure bleue avec la lune en prime
Bonne profondeur d'image par l'avant plan
Le mauvais temps persiste dans ma région, impossible de photographier
cornejo (34020) 2014-07-20 11:36
Hi Ourania, lovely view at dusk with beautiful full moon, very well composed and captured this pretty good picture. Interesting picture with good sharpness, depth and quality. Nice good job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this lovely work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
photographer_sg (4410) 2014-07-20 13:39
A fantastic blue hour shot with perfect exposure. The atmosphere is superb with the moon and its reflection in the nearly still water. The colours and sharpness are superb too. This is definitely the perfect place to spend some time alone at the blue hour :).
Thanks for sharing and have a great new week ahead.
seres76 (1076) 2014-07-21 0:39
Hi neighbors ...
A beautiful night shot. The moon rise behind of the hill decided to make a nice exposure. Good pov. Tfs...
arnie (1803) 2014-07-21 3:04
A lovely blue atmospheric capture, nice reflection of the moon. A very peaceful outlook. Dead calm sea.
The name of the boat on the right sums the shot up perfectly. BEAUTY.
jhm (141973) 2014-07-21 3:49
Thank you very much for your visit to my last picture, you wrote about the saturation, these day of the picture was the most Sunny day of this year 2014, very clear blue, we get maybe two or three time in the year, with the clear sky.
Your picture is very pleasant to look at, with the old wood pier in foreground.
Also the nice reflections of the moon are attractive..
You create a very pleasant picture.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice new week,
Sergiom (64011) 2014-07-21 5:54
Ta gestion de la lumière déclinante est impressionnante dans cette composition où la lune tarde à bien éclairer le paysage. L'air est tellement calme que les bateaux ne semblent pas bouger malgré la longue exposition.
elenimavrandoni (14207) 2014-07-21 7:58
Ουρανία, θυμάμαι καλά αυτο το σημείο απο προηγουμενη φωτογραφια σου αλλά αυτη η μαγική ωρα σε εχει βοηθησει αν παρουσιάσεις μια πολύ διαφορετική και μοναδική σύνθεση!!
Λές και κουράζεται η φυση και τήν ωρα του απόβραδου θέλει κι εκείνη να ξεκουραστεί....η εικόνα σου ειναι ποίηση!!
abmdsudi (44966) 2014-07-21 8:50
An amazing night shot and I like it for the colours and looks good though perhaps more like the sun with the warm tones. The clarity is fine with the protagonist perfectly placed, and the ambient is gorgeous yet there is still so much well seen detail in them. Great lens work and tfs.
Graal (99132) 2014-07-21 9:43
the same place once more. Moon here is attractive, too. Nice landscape, reflections in sea and composition. Good shot.
Have a nice evening.
Lefteris13 (300) 2014-07-21 10:19
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holmertz (43289) 2014-07-21 11:12
For some strange reason I almost missed this one :-). This is a very harmonic composition. The boats are well balanced in the view, surrounding the diagonal jetty, and the moon shines very romantically above the gently curved hill, casting lovely reflections across the remarkably quiet sea. The village is very nicely placed between the two hills, also climbing both hillsides. In this photo I can really feel the warmth of the day remaining into the darkening evening. Hopefully the music from ths nearby restaurants is not loud enough to spoil the great atmosphere.
nikkitta (15788) 2014-07-21 16:05
Hola Ourania fili mou!
Such a well organized composition, vertical reflection of the moon and the horizontal pier, creating a well balanced and of course romantic capture of a beautiful place as is the boat s name
Muy buen trabajo, te felicito
The super moon expert
Cricri (109701) 2014-07-23 8:44
Tout semble calme et paisible, l'heure bleu accentue ce beau moments, le top avec la prise de la lune, une image bien composer et réaliser
Toute belle soirée
delpeoples (54141) 2014-07-24 1:12
A delightful Blue Hour shot. I love the blue tones and the silky smooth water. You managed to do something I never can, which is fully focus the moon. I always end up with star points. Stunning shot, well done.
Warmest wishes and thanks for sharing
fabbs99 (16803) 2014-07-24 23:59
Beautiful image of the moon and the harbor.Great shot with excellent sharpness.TFS.