One of the many beautifully kept entrances to houses and hotels clutching to the edge of the caldera in Thira, Santorini, Greece.
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Adrian_S (1179) 2010-10-21 6:53
It's the first time I see a picture of your Sony model and to be honest, I don't know how I haven't noticed your post before. It is without doubt the best color qiality i've seen on TE. Really remarkable!!
All the best
Sergiom (78425) 2010-10-21 7:13
Tout simplement spectaculaire comme image . On pourrait en faire un poster vantant les beautés de la Grêce. Une belle forme de graphisme et une belle rencontre des formes dans une lumière exceptionnelle.
GiorDah (3) 2010-10-21 7:22
Geia soy Brian,
Great composition, light and superb colors.
npecanhuk (75026) 2010-10-21 7:41
That's another magnificent picture!
The architectural details on the lower part of it are gorgeous and you photographed them so perfectly (sharpness, exposure, colors)! The whole composition in the vertical format and with the black & white borders is wonderful! The greek islands have certainly become nicer thru your eyes!
TFS - congrats,
eversmile (11636) 2010-10-21 7:45
Majestic, this composition, that allies a graphical interest and a beautiful landscape! The pure lines, the sobriety of the colors, the intensity of the contrasts, create an enchanting postcard.
Muse (34942) 2010-10-21 8:14
J'ai photographié cet endroit aussi:-)
Une très jolie photo et de superbes couleurs.
Tout bon cadrage
bmukherjee (1512) 2010-10-21 9:13
This is sheer genius! Well, partly your photography, and partly the incredible architecture. Really - the patterns of lines extending at odd angles into the dark blue sea makes this both attractive as a photograph and as a destination. Above all, it's a very good POV - would it be incorrect to assume that you were standing on one of those whitewashed walls to take the photograph?
cornejo (41645) 2010-10-21 10:03
Greeting Brian, very very pretty photo, good shot and good work, congratulation.
HimalAnda (10665) 2010-10-21 10:07
First of all, I want to congratule you for your beautiful gallery.
This picture is very nice, the light, the colors are great and you managed to find a perfect point of view to make a very graphical picture.
gabrielpat (7163) 2010-10-21 11:34
What a beautiful serie in greece.a very nice management of graphism,you have a sharp eye!!
vasilpro (41309) 2010-10-21 12:16
Another wonderful composition with excellent light management and very good contrast, lovely colors, very nice POV.
Have a nice evening, Vasilis.
saxo042 (37870) 2010-10-21 12:19
A fantastic geometrical pattern with superb colours. The very strong blue sea against the clear white building and some very eye-catching details with deviating colours, make this a very pleasant photo.
Rafer (0) 2010-10-21 12:25
Excelente foto gráfica y bien coloreada...que bonito Grecia...me recuerda a mi amigo Hercules...saludos
Fis2 (96665) 2010-10-21 13:09
Interesting vertical frame.
Excellent colors, light and sharpness.
Very impressive picture.
amazon (12112) 2010-10-21 13:39
lacivert ve beyaz renklerin nefis uyumu,
bakış açısı ve grafik etki mükemmel,
ciakgiak (30431) 2010-10-21 15:04
perfect POV, great composition, superb colors and outstanding contrasts.
hispic (9652) 2010-10-21 20:03
How crystal clear image! Luminous impression of white is really amazing. Colour of the pot gives a nice accent to the image.
Best wishes, Hisashi
stevesaba (8163) 2010-10-22 0:47
Another beautiful photo from Santorini! You are very prolific in your creativity! I am slightly envious. There is nothing like this in Thailand....but we do have the temples and many of them. But nothing as aesthetically pleasing as this. Of course your expert eye has made it so. Fine work, as always, warm regards,
Haymotion (2753) 2010-10-22 1:57
la grèce en belu et blanc on s'en lasse jamais !
Bien vue et joli point de vue (POV)
Nicou (141078) 2010-10-22 3:24
fantastique captage, quelle belle luminositl, superbe ce blanc et ce bleu, ces graphsime d'escaliers, une merveille.
bravo et amitié
Longroute (19396) 2010-10-22 3:37
I've photographed the same scene (with an awful cheap camera long ago...) but this interpretation has no comparison.
Fabulous contrast of colours and light and a very wise composition. It conveys the unique atmosphere of Santorini.
maria-v1981 (10932) 2010-10-22 11:25
Excellent composition this photo is just amazing.
Bartleby (13552) 2010-10-22 14:35
I've been lingering a bit in your gallery and I'm impressed by the quality of your compositions. This one is no exception: a very interesting play of lines with a flawless exposure. Top notch!
DiMa_jim (51) 2010-10-23 4:54
I like a lot your picture!!Santorini is one of my favorite islands and with your picture I like it more and more!!
Ricx (13495) 2010-10-24 6:30
Hi Brian, I really like your images of greece. superb strong colours and lines.. well framed and well presented.. I look forward to following your gallery. Rich
Mistral (15402) 2010-10-24 7:32
Kalimera :-) Brian,
love your Santorini collection!
The colours and composition are very well managed and you brought me back in time, more than 20 years ago... still have a coffee and breath the pure bright air...
tober (8797) 2010-10-25 1:27
Hello Brian, the graphism is at its best in this photo. Especially at the foreground. I also liked the orange coloured amphora which makes your beautiful composition more attractive. Congratulations, Tolga
SnapRJW (31629) 2010-10-25 8:01
Beautifully crisp and graphic. Super! Rosemary
norman_isaure (4) 2010-10-27 14:23
Wouahh " une vrai "carte postale" !!!
patdeph (35748) 2010-11-03 7:33
I am always impressed by the photographic possibilities of these islands!The impact of this one is very strong,with this icredibly beautiful graphism,emphazised by the luminous white and its contrast with the deep blue!This is magnificent!
luciola (2942) 2010-11-16 8:10
Interesting purity of line and color. Beautiful composition.
Ninello52 (7576) 2010-11-29 10:31
Questa è un'immagine sensazionale! Bellissimo il bianco delle case su quel blu fantastico del mare! Bella anche la grafica della scale. Incredibile l'assenza totale di foschia che apre il paesaggio in tutti i dettagli sino all'orizzonte!
lilito (3534) 2010-12-03 1:07
Tout y est, vraiment remarquable
Bluejeans (64251) 2011-01-06 5:23
Ola Brian ,
Está linda esta tua foto com estas linhas brancas e negras nesta casa Grega , achei lindo o contraste com o fundo azul , boa luz no primeiro plano , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
archimatica (20632) 2011-01-09 4:29
composition, sharpness and saturation at the highest levels.
The landscape is extraordinary.
paura (47186) 2011-01-11 14:19
Exposure settings are excellent here. Really a top photo composition.
wolf38 (31296) 2011-01-15 6:15
Hi Brian. First, my compliments for your masterful gallery. The photos show an excellent technical and artistic quality. The Photo "Parallel Lines" is absolutely excellent. Composition, light and colors are stunning beauty. Top! Rgds, Wolfgang.
ilDottore (5252) 2011-01-17 10:36
Wonderful POV, perfect composition, and highest possible image quality.
Greetings from Dublin!
kiks (12533) 2011-01-18 8:28
What can i say about this photo? Everything is perfect! Many features to dyscover, perfect balanced composition and the exposure exquisite. I think i could stay a all day enjoying this vieuw.
Waylim (25502) 2011-01-22 21:40
It is easy to see and understand why this should be one of your featured photo. Great POV of this picture perfectly place, it's got all the elements to make a perfect post card like picture and composition. Started with the steps that leads us down into the scenery and deep blue see below. the classic feature of greek architecture of white wall and blue sea give great contrast and the warm brick red ceramic, the only major warm colors served as a great anchor point for our vision. All the strong line and shapes give strong graphical elements. The lens filter work perfectly. Although I like very much the deep blue sea and sky, but I think it is a bit too dark in comparison to the foreground, but than again, it is matter of preferences. It is fantastic shot regardless of the pp preference. Thanks. My complements.
josepmarin (58357) 2011-02-01 11:47
with this photo you have caught Santorini's architectural and chromatic essence, in a very effective framing that offers us a great depth of image and an elegant perspective of the stairs.
The light is fantastic, the beautiful colors are perfectly saturated, and the contrast is strong, giving a great visual power and a great personality to the composition.
It is a superb work. Congrats!
greek (7594) 2011-02-04 0:07
what can i say about you and your fotos! simply amazing, presenting my country so alive and so cosy,congrats,galantis
Matthew-Watt (5934) 2011-02-04 16:33
Another cracker from these attractive islands. This staircase is a superb element to your photo, it adds a great pattern, leading the eye down towards the water beyond. The people who live here have taken a lot of effort to uphold traditional architectural values whereas other places have lost this to overdevelopment.
jafadabret (56501) 2011-02-05 23:50
C'est une des plus belles photos que j'ai vues. J'aime le graphisme des escaliers, les perspectives et les couleurs en opposition au blanc éclatant.
serp2000 (44007) 2011-02-08 10:44
I like your series of the photos from Greece.
Good captures, I love this saturation, excellent graphism, fine crop.
Schnappilic (9690) 2011-02-14 11:03
This is a masterpiece!! Nothing that could be better!
colinbrenchley (6431) 2011-02-26 2:12
Been there and photographed these steps myself. A photographer must live in this house. Your rendition of colours captured in this shot excells. Superb image.
fotoguy22 (4794) 2011-03-04 12:12
What I like about this photo, along with a lot of other things, is the light brown clay pot which throws a splash of color other than black, white and blue into the image. The stairways of course leading the eye through the photo is pleasing as well.
Greg from Florida
alabate (1197) 2011-03-11 13:55
C'est à peine imaginable une telle beauté. Ta photo est absolument exceptionnelle par sa pureté des lignes et par la sérénité qui s'en dégage.
La mer et sa couleur sont époustouflant, je suis très touché par ces tonalités de bleus et ce contraste incroyable avec ces murs de chaux impeccable.
Le pot en terre est le point central de l'image autour duquel l'oeil descend par l'escalier jusqu'à la mer.
Si je ferais juste une remarque, plus un léger regret, devant tant de perfection, c'est que le navire ne soit pas entier dans le cadrage, mais c'est tellement mineur.
Un grand bravo pour partager tant de beauté.
Robert1969 (7160) 2011-04-13 0:21
Very nice position (and composition), because both the depth as the height is nice to read in this picture.
Also the light is very good: that creates a lots of details in the picture and creates also the beautiful
gmg (4202) 2011-05-02 8:56
Great colours, nice composition and beautiful landscape: what else does a nice shot need?
francio64 (39888) 2011-05-04 4:13
una bella compo verticale con eccellente contrasto cromatico tra il blu e il bianco.
Ottimo taglio verticale con un bel grafismo dato dalla scalinata.
Sharp eccellente come sempre.
Well done and TFS!
zanskar (280) 2011-05-05 4:48
les couleurs de toutes vos photos sont incroyables ! celle-ci ne déroge pas à la règle, parfaitement saturée, beau jeu de lignes verticales et horizontales, parfait cadrage. Une merveille !
delpeoples (57588) 2011-05-14 19:18
Wow, you even make a TV antenna look good! Now that's an art. It seems like you;ve even placed the orange pot in the scene it looks so perfect (although I know you haven't). I love the effect of the vertical and horizontal lines on the stairs, they naturally lead the eye down to the sea. Everything is so cris, the image is immaculate with colours so perfect it hurts. Thanks for sharing, what a great shot, you thoroughly deserve every one of those 113 points - and more - the half-green smiley baffles me!
livermore (1631) 2011-06-04 3:18
Ta galerie est superbe, j'aime ton travail.
Cette photo est particulièrement réussie, contraste du bleu et du blanc, graphisme, perspective, qualité du cadrage, le tout sur un cliché de très belle qualité.
UlfE (14641) 2011-06-20 11:48
Fantastic shot. Not any of the usual views but still unmisstakably Santorini. I really enjoy the way you have use the parallell lines in your composition. Wonderful colors and a very nice contrast between the white buildings and the blue sea. TFS and have nice week!
wgreis (8267) 2011-07-11 15:18
Spectacular photo, Brian. The colors are perfectly saturated and your POV is lovely. Perfect place for a holiday.
Thanks for sharing and hugs.
adventurer (264) 2011-07-14 12:23
Another example of exceptionally well used contrast and deep colors!
wojteczek (1198) 2011-08-19 12:47
Great shoot. !!!
limielski (0) 2011-08-21 11:52
I can't get over the surprise. Wonderful shots - really. It's not compliment- it's true.
Fantastic composition, colors, contrast ...!
alex4ndru (1416) 2011-09-22 10:31
stunning composition, beautiful colors and sharpness.
10q for posting!
all the best!
fabianoleite (11477) 2011-10-09 4:53
The set of stars make beutiful white lines which are parallel and create good pattern, and the beautiful sea completes the picture. Good work, congratulations!
Yiannis84 (2824) 2012-01-04 5:30
Very original shot..Amazing colors, superb clarity & sharpness.. Congratulations for having spot it !
m00n (2259) 2012-02-02 1:48
I just love this picture ...
This is the quintessential theme ...
ebingul (1984) 2012-02-25 5:22
Another brilliant shot of yours.Fantastic composition with graphic effect of the stairs and DOF.Very good light management as well.Congratulations and TFS.
rhinos59 (610) 2012-03-03 8:12
Great composition, light and colors!
I love the contrast of the white architecture against the blue sea...really makes me think of a nice summer day!
have a great week-end,
steph (470) 2012-03-25 9:04
Wow ! Sharp, colored, balanced and perfect exposure.
A pity the boat was not in the middle.
Excellent picture !
asival (5307) 2012-04-02 22:21
Greece at it best, perfect POV, great colors combo. with the white of the buildings and the bluish sea.
i lovet the geometry as well
kennyblack (4207) 2012-04-06 10:26
I found your gallery .... wonderful and choose one of the photos ... it is not easy because they are more beautiful than the other one. I chose this particular offering lines for the 'architecture of places so much impressed in the beautiful blue sea.
Impressive sharpness and quality. Thanks for having posted.
Greetings and best wishes for good evening ... Marino
tinvin (460) 2012-04-11 16:15
i am going for this one for sure...very good composition and contrast between colors are stunningly effective.
CanmoreKevin (2111) 2012-04-15 6:19
You have many wonderful photos that focus on the details. This one really caught my eye. I like all of the geometric shapes and sharp contrasts. Excellent catch.
Tigerlily (3379) 2012-04-21 7:03
Stunning image! Superb colour, light and detail, beautiful presentation. LOve it. Great!
I just wonder,.. i couldn't work out what was the bottom part of the image..the dark colour part.
zoomer (6) 2012-05-09 18:33
Stunning composition and colors.Fine work,Wolf.
adidas5nb (5743) 2013-04-03 5:29
great colors,beautiful light and shade,and lovely shapes.thats is really a great snap.what makes the pic more attractive is the rust color pot on the middle right of the frame.
yquem46 (38752) 2014-02-18 7:46
Found this one in the TE welcome page
Amazing that I'm the only one who did not comment on it
Where in the world was I ??!!
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (49288)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-09-30
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony F20mm F2.8 SAL, Hoya Super UV
- Exposure: f/16, 1/320 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): My favorite photos II, Mes favorites (suite), *Asterisks* [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-10-21 6:13
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