Iconic Greece in this quieter part of the picturesque village of Oia on the volcanic island of Santorini. With the blue and white architecture imitating the colours of the national flag, and looking so pristine in the Aegean sunshine.
Apologies for the watermark; some of my images posted on TE have been hi-jacked and are now being used commercially on other websites, without my permission. I am realistic enough to know it is impossible to stop people sharing images on other sites and I have no real issue with that………but to make money from them is another matter.
My anti-virus software dislikes the forums on TE! So please do not think I am rude if I do not answer any comments or questions raised…………
Copyright © Brian Denton – this image is protected by copyright - the reproduction, publication, modification, transmission, or exploitation of which, whether for personal or commercial use, is strictly prohibited without my express permission.
If you want to use this image then please contact me via the Trek Earth mail forwarding service, or just visit my website by clicking below……..
Critiques | Translate
lousat (76832) 2013-09-25 1:29
Hi Brian,another magic shot from Santorini,i like your ideas to take the old town,always original and perfect to have the best from every corner,really beautiful and whit a great quality as usual.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
mesutilgim (84284) 2013-09-25 1:34
Very nice capture from Oia.
Your pov is just more than perfect, as you can see thisnice windmill next to the bell tower.
TFS and best regards
Royaldevon (29549) 2013-09-25 1:49
Good Morning Brian,
A most effective, vertical arrangement of very Greek images and colours, taking us via the guide lines and the 'steps' from the bottom to the top. I love how the well placed orange top also links, via the rope, to the bell and the cross.
A very sharp exposure that is a treat for the eyes.
Have a great day,
olive224 (2719) 2013-09-25 1:52
Another great shot from your greek gallery !!
Nice light and colors, great framing
Well done ;)
snunney (83693) 2013-09-25 2:05
A charming and seductive scene beautifully captured here. Ideally framed to take full advantage of the graphical lines offered by the various elements. Agreeable colour contrasts enhanced by the pleasant ambient light.
williewhistler (14143) 2013-09-25 2:25
a very fine composition with excellent use being made of the graphic blue and white elements.
The windmill is a bonus for me as is the splash of orange.
A most attractive, well handled shot.
All the best Les.
dta (66538) 2013-09-25 2:44
Hello Brian ,
A wonderful an typical picture from the greek islands . The composition is just perfect . And i like especially the exquisite colors and the light management .
resat1972 (7326) 2013-09-25 4:10
Canlı Renkleriyle güzel bir fotoğraf
carlo62 (32735) 2013-09-25 5:52
impossibile pensare di essere in un altro luogo che non sia la Grecia, è tutto condensato in questa foto.
Bellissima composizione e colori spettacolari.
gojo (1769) 2013-09-25 6:40
What a catch! So many lovely details in one frame, all white and blue, and then the little terracotta piece and the rope to perfect it.
Nicou (121924) 2013-09-25 6:45
quel bleu et blanc sueprb eiamge et cpatage avec la cloche la corde quelle pureté dans les tons et mervielle.
Bravo et amitié
subhendu_bagchi (25727) 2013-09-25 8:29
it is a nice one from the white & blue Greece. I like the shades of blues in this image. Great to see the windmill behind it. Another excellent composition with bright colours and excellent sharpness. Tfs.
ChrisJ (97854) 2013-09-25 13:09
The blue and red fg structure at right resembles those pylons that boats and ships use at piers to tie the boat securely to the side of the wharf. And here I see that ropes are also attached. I may load a similar shot, also from Oia, later, that duplicates the same striking blue white color contrast also seen here. It was my favourite spot on Santorini! Tfs!
dkmurphys (49254) 2013-09-25 13:39
Your images from Greece are sure amazing. You really got the essence of that original piece of the world. Good catch.
Gigidusud (15821) 2013-09-25 14:53
Beautiful typical picture of Oia. Excellent framing and nice graphic effect. I like a lot!
jjcordier (76322) 2013-09-25 21:47
Encore une très belle composition verticale de Santorin avec des éléments caractéristiques de l'île très bien placés dans l'image.
kasianowak (6411) 2013-09-26 5:12
Beautiful colours! This kind of building always looks great with blue sky above it. Well spotted.
Very best wishes
mkamionka (30618) 2013-09-27 14:17
what a beautiful composition. I like the elements which you have squeezed in the frame: the windmill, the bell tower, other white-blue fragments. Very creative and very impressive.
Have a great weekend,
emka (78852) 2013-09-28 22:52
Hi, You come back again and again to this picturesque Santaorini village. Like previous ones, this white and blue shot is a marvel.
Have a nice Sunday MAlgo
jemaflor (84665) 2013-10-03 11:31
So beautiful composition, perfectly framed, light and colors are perfect on your photo, tfs.
macjake (56494) 2013-10-04 11:22
well, you nailed it on the head when you said the word pristine - thats what I see here too.
great addition for the photo is that windmill structure in the bg, I think it actually steals the show.
smart control of the lighting as always, very sweet indeed.
enjoy your day
- Copyright: Brian Denton (timecapturer) (48668)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-10-03
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Sony Alpha 850 DSLR, Sony 28-75mm F2.8 SAM, Hoya Super UV
- Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-09-25 1:24