62 AD Earthquake
The inhabitants of Pompeii, as those of the area today, had long been used to minor quaking but on 5 February 62, there was a severe temblor which did considerable damage around the bay and particularly to Pompeii. The earthquake, which took place on the afternoon of February 5, is believed to have registered over 7.5 on the Richter scale. On that day in Pompeii there were to be two sacrifices, as it was the anniversary of Augustus being named "Father of the Nation" and also a feast day to honor the guardian spirits of the city. Chaos followed the earthquake…
Model - NIKON D700
ExposureTime - 1/160 seconds
FNumber - 32.00
ExposureProgram - Shutter priority
DateTimeOriginal - 2010:06:23 09:59:15
ExposureBiasValue - -0.67
MaxApertureValue - F 4.44
MeteringMode - Center weighted average
FocalLength - 70.00 mm
ISO Setting - 320
Image Quality - RAW
White Balance - AUTO
ISO 2 - 320
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holmertz (40983) 2010-07-24 6:27
This is a fine composition, and the ruins are enchanting. However I think the colors are a bit off. There is a strong red hue that I have tried to correct in a workshop. I hope you won't mind.
lucasgalodoido (21089) 2010-07-27 13:47
uma interessante imagem dessas ruínas de Pompei aqui, e gostei desse PP mais nostálgico também, com uma luz suave. Belo trabalho.
Parabéns e Abraço,
paura (47166) 2010-08-08 6:02
Olhos de engenheiro para campar a imagem com realces nos detalhes costrutivos mais interessantes. Linda fotografia.
kordinator (17515) 2010-08-25 2:30
Beautiful vertical ruins compositions.
Perfect natural architecture framed by columns.
Fin ontrast colors, excellent sharpness of image.
delpeoples (53009) 2010-11-18 1:08
Ola Rui, Pompeii is such a fascinating place and with that moody sky, the ruins look so beautiful. Excellent contrast and colours. The vertical frame is well-used, with excellent textures and differing tones. TFS and I wish you a good day, Lisa
- Copyright: Rui de Camposinhos (ruisc_pt) (10726)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-06-23
- Categories: Architecture, Event, Ruins, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D700, Nikon AF 70-300mm/4-5.6 D ED
- Exposure: f/32, 1/160 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Travelogue: MEDITERERRANEAN LANDS
- Theme(s): Pompeii and Herculaneum [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-07-24 4:42