The Holy Temple of Virgin Mary of Chryssopigi was built in 1650.It is standing on a small rocky cape which is separating from Sifnos mainland, with a narrow sea channel. Inside the church you can see the picture of Virgin Mary which was found in the sea by fishermen and it is miraculous. Chissopigi is the protector of the island and there is a feast taking place, every year, the day of Resumption (40 days after Easter).
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Romano46 (18454) 2013-12-01 8:58
una composizione perfetta ed essenziale sia per forme che per colori.
Una delle tue foto più belle.
Ciao e buona domenica
lousat (76982) 2013-12-01 9:18
Hi Danos,nothing better to celebrate your 7th year on TE,magnificent minimalistic composition with all the greek juice inside,beautiful decentralized perspective and great details despite the distance,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
jacquest (18677) 2013-12-01 9:20
Congratulations for 7 years on TE. You celebrate with a very nice downward view of this temple with three different contrasting and warm colors. The temple is well placed in the image and the clarity is very good.
dta (66666) 2013-12-01 9:32
Hello Danos ,
First , congratualtions for your 7 years on TE .
A splendid view of this outstanding white church . Greta contrast between the deep blue sea and the golden tonalities of the late summer .
ourania (31137) 2013-12-01 9:41
πολλά συγχαρητήρια για τα 7 χρόνια που έκλεισες στο ΤΕ και για τις εξειρετικές φωτογραφίες που έχεις παρουσιάσει τόσο από την Ελλάδα όσο και από τα ταξίδια σου στο εξωτερικό! Εύχομαι να συνεχιστεί η παρουσία σου και να μας προσφέρεις όμορφες φωτογραφίες με θαυμάσια ποιότητα για πολλά χρόνια ακόμα! Η σημερινή σου παρουσίαση είναι απολαυστική, σε μια λιτή σύνθεση χώρεσες πάρα πολλές χαρακτηριστικές πληροφορίες για την Ελλάδα. Συγχαρητήρια και σ' ευχαριστώ πολύ για όλα!
Να είσαι καλά, καλό σου βράδυ,
pajaran (52106) 2013-12-01 10:00
Lepa fotografija za sedam godina rad na TE.
Interesantan i dobar tekst o starom manastitu ...
Dobra kompozicija i perspektiva, lepo pokazano mesto i bela arhitektura, lepe boje.
Sve najbolje u daljem radu i zivotu, sa lepi fotografijama na TE i dobrim kritikama.
Prijatno vece i lepa noc.
Beautiful photography for seven years working on TE.
Interesting and good article about the old manastitu ...
Good composition and perspective, nice place indicated and white architecture, beautiful colors.
All the best in their future work and life, with beautiful photographs of the TE and good reviews.
Have a nice evening and night.
cornejo (31579) 2013-12-01 10:32
Hello Danos, my congratulations on your seventh anniversary on TE. Very nice view of this set of white buildings typically Mediterranean. Very well composed and captured by a great POV with very good and nice photo. Wonderful image of a lovely place, very good sharpness, depth and quality. Nice good job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
dkmurphys (49372) 2013-12-01 10:53
Splendid capture of the white chapel. A wonderful image to celebrate your anniversary. To many more years!
Fis2 (85599) 2013-12-01 10:59
Congratulations for seven years in TE!!!
Excellent POV, colors and light.
PaulVDV (22161) 2013-12-01 11:38
Hearty congratulations on your 7th anniversary here on TE!
The picture shows the three colours the way I remember the Cyclades look like in summertime: blue, white and brown.
The location of the church is extraordinarily beautiful. However a long haul to go there.
Best regards, Paul
Graal (97527) 2013-12-01 11:55
congratulations on your jubilee!
Nice panoramic view of monastery near by sea. Good composition and POV. Photo I like.
Have a nice evening.
siudzi (33627) 2013-12-01 11:57
What a fantastic place you have seen and photographed here! It looks really eye catching due to the white traditional walls style. With dark blue tones of the sea they created a stunning sight. Great one to celebrate your seven years on the TE! Congrats!
pierrefonds (57033) 2013-12-01 12:02
Congratulation for your 7 years on TE, The downward point of view is giving depth to the composition. It is also showing the details and colors of ther monastery, There is a good contrast between the colors of the picture, Have a nice day.
parvatibb (1387) 2013-12-01 12:15
A great view for the celebration of the 7th year and WOW again for the 7:)
macjake (56656) 2013-12-01 12:17
first of all, congrats on a long 7 years on TE :)
this is a very attractive photo from Greece, the white colored architecture glows strongly against the navy blues and browns.
good photo all around
carlo62 (32911) 2013-12-01 14:25
uno splendido modo per festeggiare sette anni di fotografia, di passione e di costanza.
La foto che ci presenti è magnifica, tre colori in una composizione perfetta, da un pov eccellente.
Complimenti, aspettiamo tanti altri anni di foto.
kato (11630) 2013-12-01 15:18
Firstly, ongratualtions for your seven years on TE!
This is also tasteful photograph with a good location and architecture, so it's interesting and impressive to see the rocky cape with curved line faced to calm/blue bay and the Holy Temple standing on the tip of cape. It's good at color contrast between brown, white and blue. Well composed and excellent tone/clarity.
fabbs99 (16167) 2013-12-01 18:15
Congrats for completing seven years on TE.You have a great contribution to this site and all of us should appreciate it.Keep sharing all your images and ideas for many more areas.TFS.
mcmtanyel (13539) 2013-12-01 18:59
Happy 7th anniversary! You are celebrating your 7th anniversary with a beautiful photo. I like the fact that the whole complex looks like a miniature from this POV. I also like your composition, the way you have place the cape as the leftmost element in the frame. TFS and congratulations!
mirosu (13882) 2013-12-01 20:17
CONGRATULATIONS TO 7th ANNIVERSARY.
You're capturing well this landscape scene by a good composition and bright tone, so it's interesting and impressive to see white church (temple) with elegant shape. The whole is harmonized well by beautiful color balance of white, brown and blue. And, the calm blue sea water draws out an additional good atmosphere, too.
Very well done my friend.
jjcordier (76416) 2013-12-01 23:49
Une belle photo pour célébrer cet anniversaire. Merci pour ces 7 ans de présence sur TE et toutes ces photos partagées avec nous.
Noel_Byrne (24349) 2013-12-02 1:48
Sincere congratulations for seven years on Trekearth, you must have shared more beautiful images than all of the worlds tourism agencies combined, which shows so perfectly the purpose of this great site. Anybody anywhere can choose any location and see the most amazing places and scenes.
And what a brilliant and beautiful capture you chose to celebrate this milestone too. The temple itself is great, I always love the vivid white style of building as I don’t get to see this in real life, but even more beautiful that you composed it like this. Allowing so much of the scene to be the deep blue water, and the temple composed as you have chosen here is really a brilliant idea. Really nicely done, and thanks for sharing this and all of your great gallery.
Best wishes from Ireland
delpeoples (53009) 2013-12-02 2:50
Kalispera dear Danos
Congratulations on this milestone, 7 years have gone so quickly and it has been such a pleasure to be your friend and exchange photos, critiques and ideas. As I said to your countrywoman Ourania, it is appropriate that you post a photo of your beautiful country to celebrate this anniversary and also to demonstrate your unbearable link to the sea. A beautiful image, with wonderful colours and sharpness. I feel as though I am standing there with you, enjoying the magnificent view. Thank you for sharing and here's to many happy years together on TE.
timecapturer (48840) 2013-12-02 3:01
Happy Anniversary! Gloriously Greek image to celebrate this milestone. Little white walled churches and monasteries look so exquisite in this kind of setting, and you have captured this particular one just perfectly. Love it!
Have a great week - B.
ikeharel (57290) 2013-12-02 4:17
My best wishs Danos, have many more years of photography and posting wonderful places from Greece and elsewhere.
Fabulous blue sea in great contrast to brown and white. The small temple is on the edge of a vliff, notable position out to open sea.
Fine taken from a hill's top height.
krzychu30 (15498) 2013-12-02 4:24
My Best Congratulation to Your anniversary!
7 Years is a nice result!
I like also your composition to this special occasion-simple,but beautiful and conveing so lovely,summer charm of Greece-your homeland.
Thank You for Your support and so many great pictures on TE!I´m looking forward to see more!
serp2000 (40042) 2013-12-02 5:37
My congratulations, Danos,
I think these years were not so bad. Trekearth is a part of our lifes. I like your contribution to the TE. Good choice for celebration, excellent photo from Sifnos.
All the best wishes,
Kielia (23581) 2013-12-02 7:22
congratulation on the occasion of your anniversary. Hopefully your next seven years here will be as fruitful as the last ones. You have made TE a rich place!
Once again you are presenting excellent photo work. You have a very fascinating gallery with charming impressions of your interesting region! My compliments!
Miguel82 (23461) 2013-12-02 7:48
Dear Danos, seven years on Te, a remarkable longevity, this site is really nice, thanks so much for viewing and commenting almost all of my previous posts
these hues of brown and blue are superb, high quality of image and resolution as usual, a charming chapel built on the cliffs, thanks, have a good evening
adramad (38077) 2013-12-02 8:11
Firstly congratulations for seven years in TE giving us wonderful work for our enjoyment.
I look forward to sharing many more years.
This splendid view of the small peninsula, occupied by the lovely image of the church and outbuildings, a magnificent contrast spotless white set of buildings, with brown tones that surround them.
The sea as ever with a divine color.
A magnificent brightness management, sharpness also
is perfect for enjoying the details.
Very well done.
Have a good day.
amaryllis (34845) 2013-12-02 8:27
et félicitations pour ta fidélité sur TE et la varieté de tes paysages qui nous ravissent de par la lumière, le ciel bleu, la mer également et cette chapelle sur cette petite baie
beaucoup de charme
NorthernLight (2307) 2013-12-02 9:20
of course, the history of this building is interesting, but the colors and their harmony with each other are what make me like this picture. The composition is - as always - just perfect.
All the best
ChrisJ (98056) 2013-12-02 9:55
Hello Danos ,
A superb high pov with good sharpness & wonderful warm cold colour contrasts between the red earth and blue sea and sky. Congratulations on your 7 years with TE! Very nice graphic elements provided by the white buildings on the headland at left contrasting against the darker sea and rocks. Tfs!
Gigidusud (15891) 2013-12-02 12:14
Congratulations for your 7 years on TE! You have a great contribution to this site and it's a pleasure to travel in your beautiful Greece through your splendid photos. This one is beautiful also, a good choice for event.
Best wishes and more photos again!
zoomer (6) 2013-12-02 16:00
Hi Danos,a worthy picture to celebrate your 7th year with.Rich colors with excellent contrast and sharpness,congratulation Wolf.
nikkitta (14852) 2013-12-02 17:23
Kalispera dear Danos !!!
Congrats for your talent to stay , commment, post on TE during so many years!!
Like the chosen minimaliste but Greek composition you chose to celebrate, a white chuch in contrast with very blue waters
Capture original taken looking down
Warm greetings from Argentina
baclama (18057) 2013-12-03 0:17
de tres belles couleurs et de beaux contrastes pour feter cet anniversaire!!!
que d'années de fidelité malgre les hauts et les bas de ce site...mais si il existe toujours et qu'on a envie d'y revenir sans cesse c'est grace à des gens comme toi!
merci et bon anniversaire
papagolf21 (86226) 2013-12-03 2:43
Bonjour, cher ami Danos,
Félicitations pour ces sept années passées sur le site.
Merci de nous avoir régalé avec vos magnifiques compositions. L'étonnement et la joie sont toujours présentes à travers vos réalisations.
willperrett (7080) 2013-12-03 4:18
First up, congratulations on your longevity on this site. Can't see myself maintaining such enthusiasm for so long! Your photograph is nice and simply composed, with the classic rule of thirds used. The restricted palette of colours too helps the graphic qualities, and of course the blue and white are synonymous with Greece. I guess this is a crop: I wonder what you decided to leave out.
josepmarin (57799) 2013-12-03 4:38
I'm sorry for the delay, but I want to congratulate you because of these seven years, sharing with us your good photographic work.
I like this high POV, which offers us a fantastic view on the coastal cliffs and the white architecture of this beautiful church placed there.
The chromatic contrast, the great light, and the image quality make a splendid composition.
Best regards, my friend,
Silvio1953 (122353) 2013-12-03 9:42
Ciao Danos, congratulations for seven year on TE and thanks for all your beautiful photos, great POV on lovely monastery, excellent clarity, splendid light and fantastic mediteranean colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
jcpix (13662) 2013-12-03 18:22
Wow, seven years. What else can I say, congratulations! :) So glad you decided to stay around, I have always enjoyed your talents from behind the lens. You continue to produce beautiful images, so I certainly hope there are many more to follow!
Case in point, this one here of course. The panoramic format suits this quite well, and I like that you've allowed for a good portion of the deep blue sea to fill the frame. It's a wonderful contrast to the little white temple as it sits on this outcrop of land.
Sharp detail, clarity and a simple understated beauty. Bravo! Keep 'em coming!
jmdias (55497) 2013-12-03 23:39
Marvelous view, the contrast between the brown the blue and the white is fantastic. TFS this marvelous sample of Greece.
congratulations for your 7 years here. in this time we find and lost many friends and had some patience to go stay.
Royaldevon (29649) 2013-12-04 0:29
Good Morning Danos,
This is one of those special places that makes Greece so individual for I have seen similar places, on other islands. These attractive white, religious buildings, built on rocky outcrops, make a link between land and sea, probably, also, a link between land and Heaven!
Your composition works well, the rocky promontory holding the focal building in a strong position and acting like a diagonal lead from the land, across the sea.
Have a lovely day,
Congratulations for your constant support of this site, posting photographs to inspire and please other photographers. I hope you will post many more. x x
subhendu_bagchi (25735) 2013-12-04 0:39
Congrats for the century... A beautiful shot for celebration here. A signature from Greece with its blue-white appearance. Great light and superb depth. A nice panoramic presentation. Tfs.
Glint (6167) 2013-12-04 0:55
congratulations on your seven years on TE. In these years you have given many people pleasure at with your photos of beautiful Greece.
This is a nicely composed image with a good pov. Always the blue seas of Greece lifts my heart.The white church against the blue is just perfection.
eldancer1 (27953) 2013-12-04 7:59
Congratulations on your 7th year on TE! You posted awesome photos and I learn a lot about your country through your photos. I like your pov of this scene with good lighting and sharp details. Well done, tfs.
jemaflor (84777) 2013-12-04 23:03
bravo for all your photos posted since 7 years, allways nice shots like this one, Good pov and focal point with the white church on the rocks, beautiful contrast with the blue sea, perfect light capture, tfs.
mkamionka (30636) 2013-12-05 2:51
what a beautiful place and a great choice to celebrate the anniversary! Great POV to present this lovely monastery emphasizing its fantastic location on a little peninsula. Nice contrast of the dark appearing sea with the brighter land and white monastery buildings.
Cricri (106371) 2013-12-05 23:06
Quel plaisir de mettre deux points et de passer ainsi a 100 !!!pour cet 7 ème anniversaire,
Une autre belle image de votre pays, belle situation du temple blanc sur les rochers et si proche de la mer, bonne lumière et un très beau contraste des couleurs
jhm (139268) 2013-12-06 2:38
Sorry for a little bit late reactions, but congratulations for seven year TE, this is a great performance.
Your picture is as usual perfect taken.
Also splendid presentation with the monastery on rocks at the sea.
Very well composition, colours and sharpness be superb.
Nice done, TFS.
Sonata11 (33251) 2013-12-06 20:15
Wow! awesome snapshot!!!! very beautiful composition of this lovely place. Wonderfully composed with great light, colors, sharpness, clarity. Beautiful work.
Best regards and have a great weekend, Barbara
maloutim (9637) 2013-12-06 21:47
Congratulations for your seven years on TE ! May you post more photos for many years, for us to enjoy sunny Greece !
This is a beautiful church magnificently placed on the cape jutting into the deep blue sea !
The church is incredibly well-maintained, considering it's 400 years old. I wonder what the rest of the buildings are around the church.
Very good contrast between the three main colors : white, deep blue and brown of the burnt vegetation and rock at the end of summer.
Thanks for sharing.
HimalAnda (9648) 2013-12-07 1:42
That's a very nice landscape and the panoramic format is a very good choice.
npecanhuk (65594) 2013-12-07 2:38
Another wonderful location!
Another beautiful and pleasant-looking picutre!
Again, I miss more sharpness, but slim horizontal format, colors, light, chosen pov and, above all, composition are all excellent!
And I was going to forget it... congratulations for your 7 years here with all of us!!!!!!
COSTANTINO (55564) 2013-12-07 8:51
Γεια σου Δανο
Συγχαρητηρια και καλη συνεχεια
εντυπωσιακη φωτο απο την γραφικη Συφνο
με πολυ καλα χρωματα και ωραια Αρχιτεκτονικα στοιχεια
rbassin (18183) 2013-12-10 11:10
félicitations pour ces 7 ans sur TE,
une très belle composition pour marquer le coup.
claudeD (32775) 2013-12-13 12:51
my congratulations for 7 years on TE. You have chosen an excellent picture to celebrate this event. Very fine composition and colors.Like the shot very much.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
elenimavrandoni (14249) 2013-12-15 17:13
Δάνο, είμαι πίσω στην βάση μου....και φυσικά μου έλειψες..μην αναρωτιέσαι καθόλου..
ημουνα στην Μανίλα με τον Ερυθρό Σταυρό και μετα απο τα οσα είδα το να βλέπω τήν φωτογραφία σου είναι ενα θαύμα ομορφιάς και γαλήνης!!
Didi (56915) 2013-12-16 8:45
Happy anniversary in TE and good picture for the circonstance
Very nice dominant dominant point of view
Angshu (55669) 2013-12-20 4:10
Congratulations on completing 7 years in this site with your fine contributions down the years. We have come to see your fine country more through your lens & appreciate the beauty.
This picture is no exception with the church on the tongue of land protruding into the deep blue sea...the colour contrast standing out! Excellent!
fds (8288) 2013-12-28 22:23
ciao dear friend danos congratulation for your 7 years to TE with very nice seascape with the little White Church in front of the blu sea
very nice warm colors and great composition
marina7 (8055) 2014-01-01 7:45
like this color scheme a lot, both warm and cold, contrasty and eye-catching. Excellent angle too. A well-taken seascape.
Best New Year wishes!
bona (12582) 2014-01-18 9:40
great photo to celebrate the 7 years. Love the calm blue sea and the adding of the Monastery in the scape. Nice note too.
Kaisa71 (228) 2014-01-29 8:42
Hi, Greece is one of my top travel destinations because of its food, people, music, nature and landscape. This photo shows exactly what I love the most; combination of the colors blue and white. Nice shot!
Kamilutka (8095) 2014-02-21 1:45
great picture with truly amazing architecture and beautiful landscape.
The white washed walls of the church are very eye catching thanks to the contrasting darker settings.
Very good composition and well chosen POV which allows this wonderful view.
My congratulations! TFS!
miumiu (5883) 2014-09-24 5:23
This is a magical and wonderful place.
The colours and compositon are superb of your pic.
Very attractive! l love the deep blue sea here!
- Copyright: Danos kounenis (danos) (86805)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-09-24
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 5 D, Canon Zoom EF 24-105mm 1:4mm L IS USM, HOYA PRO1 Digital 77mm mC PL-C
- Exposure: f/11, 1/180 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Sifnos island
- Date Submitted: 2013-12-01 8:48