Santorin (neugriechisch Σαντορίνη (f. sg.), Sandorini, meist Santorini transkribiert, von italienisch Santa Irene) ist der Name eines kleinen Archipels im Süden der Kykladen sowie von dessen Hauptinsel, die im Griechischen zumeist Thira (griechisch Θήρα (f. sg.), nach Transkription aus dem Altgriechischen Θήϱα auch Thera‚ was ‚Jagd‘ oder ‚Jagdbeute‘ bedeutet) genannt wird. Santorin wurde 2011 von etwa 17.430 Einwohnern bewohnt. Seit der Verwaltungsreform 2010 ist es unter dem Namen Thira gleichzeitig eine Gemeinde (griechisch dimos) in der Region Südliche Ägäis.
Santorini (Greek: Σαντορίνη, pronounced [sadoˈrini]), classically Thera (English pronunciation /ˈθɪrə/), and officially Thira (Greek: Θήρα [ˈθira]); is an island in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland. It is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. It forms the southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, with an area of approximately 73 km2 (28 sq mi) and a 2011 census population of 15,550. The municipality of Santorini comprises the inhabited islands of Santorini and Therasia and the uninhabited islands of Nea Kameni, Palaia Kameni, Aspronisi, and Christiana. The total land area is 90.623 km2 (34.990 sq mi). Santorini is part of the Thira regional unit.
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mesutilgim (90686) 2014-04-24 12:48
Schoene Aufnahnme dieser wunderbaren Ecke inm Aegeis.
Gutes Blickwinkel und schoenes Kompo.
Danke schoen und
emka (89347) 2014-04-24 23:52
Hello Wolfgang, less shown view from Santorini, nice ships. I am looking forward to see more photos from the most beautiful Greek island.
Warm regrads MAlgo
krzychu30 (15510) 2014-04-25 0:23
dein erster Eindruck.Der kleine hafen von Fira is echt schön und von dort hat man einen guten Blick auf etwa 300m höher gelegene Fira.
Wünch dir einen schönen Tag
lousat (85018) 2014-04-25 1:28
Hi Wolfgang,very nice and original point of view,a different way to show us something from this beautiful and unique island,great capture very well composed and made with fine detail and perfect colors,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
jhm (146590) 2014-04-25 3:32
What a lovely old sailboat, very close against the coast.
The rocks and different boats care for an excellent picture.
But your picture is wonderful, pleasant to look at.
Your picture exudes calm, excellent sharp and clear.
Composition and presentation be superb.
Very well done, TFS.
ikeharel (65187) 2014-04-25 4:05
Most times we get to see the Santorini-Caldera from atop, Wolfgang. I admit this is first picture I see the cliff from sea level.
Marvelous earth phenomenon, stunning steep rocks, and the sail-boat passing added a beautiful dynamic scale to the pictyure.
Impressive, well taken perspective.
cornejo (37671) 2014-04-25 12:09
Hi Wolfgang, I like this good picture of this beautiful composition with nice boat and cliff inhabited, very well captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, nice color and light. Excellent and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
Silvio1953 (133736) 2014-04-25 12:56
Ciao Wolfgang, lovely sea view with fascinating ship, excellent perspective, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
eldancer1 (33885) 2014-04-26 14:06
Wow! I wouldn't mind traveling in this beautiful sailboat! Nicely captured with good pov and nice details even on what looks like a cloudy day. Well done, tfs.
mcmtanyel (18065) 2014-04-27 18:40
That is quite a galleon you have captured, nervously close to the majestic precipice. Well seen and nicely rendered.
mkamionka (33661) 2014-04-29 9:00
I did not realize that Santorini originates from Santa Irene. I have always dreamed about having vacation on that island. Nice presentation here with the coast making an attractive curve in the frame and the boats adding some interest.
Very well seen and captured,
ourania (38928) 2014-04-30 11:42
a very delightful scenery, even though the weather looks a bit cloudy, the scene immediately evokes summer holidays. In my opinion, it would be better to have the cruise boat further on the left, against a chromatically different backdrop but I realize we often have no command over the arrangement of all the elements in a scenery. I like the sense of depth and the colours, there are interesting details and textures all over. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
Miguel82 (27024) 2015-02-27 9:47
that splendid sailing boat is navigating in Aegan sea, fine tons, houses were built on the cliff, good pov
COSTANTINO (61407) 2015-06-19 6:15
Hello dear friend and have a nice time
what a breathtaking view to Santorini
what could I say for this photo?
it seems like Paradise
scenery taken from a book with fairy
serp2000 (42536) 2015-10-31 5:15
I don't remember this photo. Very well done! I like this impessive composition, this photo could be placed to a wall, as a masterpiece. This island reminds me other places in Greece, near Corfu.