The skyline, colours and atmosphere of the town of Symi, a little picturesque and idyllic Greek Island haven of the same name. This small island is part of the Dodecanese chain and lies just 41km north west of Rhodes where one can get a ferry boat out to this beautiful place.
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lousat (96700) 2013-04-16 2:03
Woow Brian,spectacular large view of the beautiful houses of Symi,another time the quality of your pic make the difference,really beautiful,i like it!! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Robert1969 (7160) 2013-04-16 2:04
Beautiful warm and bright colors. The open
water makes the picture nice calmness and
the layers (water-land with houses and sky)
creates a nice depth. Light management is
snunney (105495) 2013-04-16 2:12
This is really a most attractive town with its wonderful array of nicely painted houses. I like the point of view looking across the bay with slightly more emphasis given to the gently glistening waters. As always, a perfectly presented image with good light,colours and clarity.
dta (81588) 2013-04-16 2:42
Hello Brian ,
The same place , but each of your pictures is different . This one , more panoramic , is splendid , too . This is a so wonderful architecture , btween the deep blue of the sea , and the lighter one of the sky .
arnie (1805) 2013-04-16 2:45
Beautiful capture, lovely colours and a little flurry of cloud make this a gem.
manrezaei (1749) 2013-04-16 3:14
Very nice place. Very well framed the details. The clarity, colors and sharpness well managed. Well done.
Royaldevon (42501) 2013-04-16 3:59
Good Morning Brian,
This looks more like high summer than May, some indication of the climate of this pretty island.
A fine thirds composition, showing varied colours and textures, the multi-coloured buildings showing the way up the hillside like an ornate staircase.
A well judged dof for this shot.
Have a lovely day,
Nicou (149738) 2013-04-16 5:11
Merveilleuse vue sur ces facades colorées quelle compo et iamge avec le plan bleu sueprbe cpatage et iamge, merveilleux.
Bravo et amitié
Noel_Byrne (33422) 2013-04-16 5:28
This is a really fantastic view of these houses, with their classically fine architecture and a great array of colours. That it is presented with such beautiful blue tones in the sky and in the water is even more impressive! Thansk for sharing this postcard perfect pic.
All the best
JFS (32459) 2013-04-16 6:35
It's like a sandwich of colorful architecture, a splash of color, predominating the blue and brightness, pic obviously yours.
chrisvek (7001) 2013-04-16 7:09
So amazing colors and splendid saturation.Very good lightning management and POV.Also details and atmosphere.Well done!
All the best
Bluejeans (64251) 2013-04-16 9:45
Ola Brian ,
Uma bela visão dentro de agua para esta linda vela com estas belas casas coloridas , sem duvida uma belo cartão postal ,parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
rychem (41596) 2013-04-16 10:30
Another fantastic photo of this colorful town, perfect quality
Romano46 (18472) 2013-04-16 10:43
di questo piccolo centro del Dodecanneso questa è una delle tue foto più belle.
Molto ben composta, equilibrata nella composizione e nei colori. un vero invito a visitare questo luogo.
Ciao e buona serata
SnapRJW (31629) 2013-04-16 11:28
Hello Brian - The colourful buildings are sandwiched between the most glorious shades of blue. I note in particular the attractive wisps of cloud; they give the shot perspective and a subtle feeling of movement. Very nice! Warm regards rosemary
ourania (50573) 2013-04-16 13:37
a splendid picture of Symi, I appreciate this wonderful and accurate description very much. The composition consists of three layers combined in a most effective way so that the frame has great balance and encompasses the essence of the place. I love the rich colours and the brilliant light that gives a special charm to the scenery and is most enjoyed from a nice shadow:) The colour and texture of the sea is mesmerising. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
jjcordier (79297) 2013-04-16 13:51
Très jolie photo de cette magnifique ville aux belles couleurs. Les couleurs sont splendides.
kasianowak (10209) 2013-04-17 6:42
As always, lovely colours. I really like the wispy clouds in the incredibly blue sky.
Have a great day
cebe (1491) 2013-04-17 13:15
Nice typical architecture of Symi and pleasant colours. I was there in May 1995, before and during the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the end of the war. I had read that the end of war agreement for this part of the world had been signed in one of the houses in the port. Was looking for it everywhere but couldn't find it. After a couple of days, I saw a poster on the house where I had my room: it had been signed right under where I was sleeping! (The yellow 3-story house). Thanks for bringing back this funny memory. Claude.
npecanhuk (77671) 2013-04-18 17:28
Very beautiful and attractive picture!
Colors are magnificent!
Sharpness, exposure, horizontal format, chosen pov, contrasts and composition are all oustanding photo qualities!
TFS - congrats,
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-05-21
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Sony Alpha 200 DSLR, Sigma 10-20mm, Hoya Super UV
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-04-16 2:00