This is a nice place to relax on a cup of coffee (actually horrible everywhere in Malta) or a cold beer.
Marsaxlokk is a traditional fishing village located in the south-eastern part of Malta, with a population of 3,277 people (NSO Report, Dec 2008). The village’s name comes from marsa, which means "port" and xlokk, which is the local name for south east. The word is related to the name for the dry sirocco wind that blows from the Sahara, comparable to the equivalent Catalan word, "xaloc".
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npecanhuk (69508) 2013-11-05 5:15
Beautiful buildings and pleasant-looking urban environment!
Truly attractive picture with excellent sharpness, exposure, colors, vertical format, chosen pov and composition!
TFS - congrats,
snunney (89018) 2013-11-05 5:49
A pleasant summery composition, with the cobbles making a fine long lead-in towards the church. A good place to sit and linger over a cold beer as you say. Very good warm/cool tonal contrasts.
danos (89911) 2013-11-05 6:14
nice the view of this section of the fishing village, with the with the visitors to enjoy their coffee under the umbrellas of the coffee shops.
I like the creative perspective with the brilliant light to lead-in the eye on the beautiful building on the backdrop.
dta (70959) 2013-11-05 6:35
Hello Daniel ,
Perfect summer ambiance for this excellent composition , presenting us very well these two beautiful buildings and the paved square .
cornejo (35123) 2013-11-05 7:58
Hi Daniel, very good picture of this interesting scene beautifully lit daily life of this quiet place, very well composed and perfectly taken in this beautiful and interesting picture, with good sharpness, depth, nice light and color. Excellent and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
holmertz (44458) 2013-11-05 8:27
Superb colours and light and a fine view of the church and the other buildings. A shaded table and a cold beer must have been very tempting in this strong sunshine.
Schnappilic (9690) 2013-11-05 11:59
Intr-adevat o atmosfera foarte relaxanta, tipic mediteraneeana. Superba imagine!
O zi buna!
carlo62 (38024) 2013-11-05 15:50
ottima accoppiata tra la foto e il titolo, probabilmente hai ragione, questi scorci, con questa luce e la possibilità di sedersi davanti a un bar, si trovano nel Mediterraneo e la tua foto lo documenta molto bene.
Nicou (128896) 2013-11-06 0:41
quel ciel pur et limpide sueprbe vue quel cadfrage avec la place donnée au pavage sueprbe vue sur cette église mervielleux.
Bravo et amitié
timecapturer (49288) 2013-11-06 2:03
another enchanting and inviting shot from Malta. Could do with some of this strong light here at the moment. Love the warm colours and relaxed atmosphere here so typical of the southern half of Europe, expect that why us northern lads like it so much eh? Beautiful presentation.
Regards from yet another wet autumn day here in England - B.
adidas5nb (5685) 2013-11-06 2:40
lovely clarity on this pic with great depth architecture light and sky.love the feel of the place.
claudeD (35071) 2013-11-06 6:31
excellent clarity for this wonderful architecture picture. Very fine blue sky. I like the shot very much.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
rychem (27478) 2013-11-06 9:06
A beautiful village indeed, great peaceful atmosphere, perfect lighting and composition
serp2000 (41882) 2013-11-06 23:56
Good morning, Daniel.
It really looks like a relax for tourists. I like this composition where you show us daily life of sumeer Malta and beautiful architecture. Well seen. Marvelous colors!
Have a nice day!
siudzi (34131) 2013-11-07 12:59
I would love to take a rest at this place with such a beautiful view! Looks absolutely amazing especially with superbly executed saturation and level of details. Excellent image! TFS!
ChrisJ (103565) 2013-11-08 14:48
Good sharpness and density with fantastic warm cold color contrasts between the blue sky and honey colored stone architecture. Looks like a lovely al fresco area to sip a chilled wine and have a slice of pizza in the evening. Tfs!
Cricri (110643) 2013-11-09 8:48
Oui c'est une très jolie place, avec la belle église de Notre-Dame-de-Pompéi, quand j'y suis allée il n'y avait pas de terrasse de ce coté là, donc j'ai l'autre coté :-)
vraiment une belle image et un très beau souvenir
ourania (35852) 2013-11-23 11:24
I like very much the upward point of view and the irresistible dynamism of your photo. There's superb clarity and sense of depth enhanced by the placement of the various elements of the setting as well as by the walking people. You've managed the strong light very aptly offering the colours the best quality they could have at midday. The details are exquisite and the chromatic contrasts most appealing. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
fotka (3903) 2013-11-26 5:12
Indeed, it is lovely square with outside café to relax. Beautiful church and interesting Mediterranean architecture. Great composition as well colors, light and sharpness.
- Copyright: Daniel Draghici (dkmurphys) (52233)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-08-18
- Categories: Daily Life, Food, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D60
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Places to eat [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-05 5:08