Valletta's streets and piazzas contain architecture ranging from early 16th century Baroque to Modernism. The city serves as the island's principal cultural centre and its unique collection of churches, palaces and museums attract visitors from around the world. When Benjamin Disraeli, future British Prime Minister, visited the city in 1830, he described it as "a city of palaces built by gentlemen for gentlemen," and remarked that "Valletta equals in its noble architecture, if it does not excel, any capital in Europe," and in other letters called it "comparable to Venice and Cádiz" and "full of palaces worthy of Palladio."
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Nicou (115370) 2014-06-16 2:15
superbe cadrage et compo quelle étroitesse de la rue avec le deux lignées de voitures et la perspective et la mise en valeur de ces clochers sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
timecapturer (44493) 2014-06-16 2:46
a shot that typifies the architectural history and atmosphere of this wonderful old Mediterranean City. An enticing perspective and perfect clarity make this both attractive and inviting.
Have a good week - B.
jhm (134518) 2014-06-16 3:10
Taken out of the height with a very nice result.
Wonderful perspective and depth picture.
But the old façade is a great history and certainly nice to look at
You play wonderful with light and shade.
An excellent composition, nice presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
miumiu (4644) 2014-06-16 4:03
Wonderful view and colours!
l love this city!
The atmosphere is fantastic of your photo!
Have a nice day
claudeD (30159) 2014-06-16 4:06
very fine picture showing much architectural details of this old city. Very good composition, fine colors and sharpness.Very well done.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
Sergiom (53823) 2014-06-16 5:12
Quel beau point de vue sur la rue. Elle parait longue et étroite. L'ensemble est d'une grande netteté et profondeur. Le belle luminosité fait exploser les détails.
cornejo (27481) 2014-06-16 5:30
Hi Daniel, great view of this interesting street of this famous city, very well captured with a great pov in this great and beautiful photography. Interesting picture with great depth, good sharpness, light, color and quality. Nice good job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this interesting work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
heimann2 (546) 2014-06-16 5:38
like your beautiful view into this steep street. Very nice composition and pov.
thanks for showing
chrislo (4149) 2014-06-16 7:53
A very good POV and a great perspective of this narrow sloping street filled with a row of cars leading the eye to the far end of the image. The height of the buildings and the narrowness of the street combined with the vertical format give a vertiginous sensation. The church provides a focal point of interest to the overall composition. Good work.
macjake (51436) 2014-06-16 9:54
so you're still posting photos from Malta, you must have a large collection stacked up at home haha
and of course you show us the narrow presentation in the tall vertical, its your signature.
In this scene alone we can see some new, some old, some fresh and some rustic pieces of architecture.
Didi (54705) 2014-06-16 10:44
A very nice dominant view on the street
Very attractive vertical line and nice old architecture
PaulVDV (20233) 2014-06-16 10:52
The charm of La Valletta! Beautiful old architecture with a jungle of balconies and that on an incredibly steep street.
It looks a little like the island is ending there with the large surface of blue sky.
Good strong colour contrast.
Best regards, Paul
lousat (71461) 2014-06-16 14:43
Hi Daniel,another fantastic capture from Malta,a long view full of detail and colors made in a spectacular quality as usual,very well done,not like your football teams,after Lazio,the Portugal...ehehe.....have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
carlo62 (26910) 2014-06-16 15:16
bella prospettiva su questo taglio verticale, ottimo il contrasto tra il blu del cielo e il colore caldo dei palazzi.
PiotrF (3940) 2014-06-16 15:45
Nice cityview of Valletta.It is perfectly framed in a well chosen vertical format, while the light is very well managed.
Excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done.
emka (72306) 2014-06-16 23:23
Hi again, comparable to Venice and Cadiz? Very different bfrom both these cities but with its own charm. Excellent composition, even the rows of parking cars look attractive here.
WArm regrads MAlgo
jjcordier (72658) 2014-06-16 23:34
Excellente composition verticale pour présenter cette étonnante rue toute droite de La Valette bordée par ces immeubles typiques.
mkamionka (29155) 2014-06-17 6:39
you have well captured here the typical narrow street with characteristic architecture. I like especially the stylish white red dome of the church. The town indeed resembles a bit Cadiz, which is also surrounded by the see because located on a peninsula. Venice is of course in its own class I guess.
Beautiful work, you were very productive there!
serp2000 (37511) 2014-06-17 7:14
I do remember this view on the another photos of the trekkers. I like this view, good perspective, fine details of Valetta architecture. Well done, good postcard format!
npecanhuk (60224) 2014-06-17 13:15
Very interesting and attractive urban & architectural details!
Very beautiful picture too!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, vertical format, chosen pov, dof and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
abmdsudi (38878) 2014-06-18 1:44
Lovely depiction of the old cityscape using the narrow road and converging lines of the buildings to lead into the whole depth. Great perspective and dof, fantastic sharpness and deep colouring which is so stunningly set off to blue background. Great shot, tfs