Casino de Monte Carlo reflection.
Monaco is a popular world luxury resort, attracting affluent tourists to its casino, rich cultural schedule, and pleasant climate. Situated in the heart of the Riviera—the narrow coastal strip extending along the Mediterranean from Hyeres, France, to La Spezia, Italy— it benefits from the proximity of the renowned French resorts of Saint Tropez, Antibes, Cannes, Nice, and Menton. The latter 2 cities are connected by 3 scenic highways, which run through or near the Monaco territory and its chief tourist quarter of Monte Carlo along the sheer cliffs of the Maritime Alps. Both private and business tourism are thriving in the principality, and there are about 2,500 hotel rooms, most of which are in the 4-star category or higher. In 1993, 601,111 rooms were occupied overnight, resulting in an average annual occupation rate of 48.3 percent. For several years, the government has been making considerable efforts to attract more business tourists in order to increase hotel occupation, since occupation by the private clientele is essentially seasonal. Among the points of interest in Monaco are a cathedral, a palace in the medieval and Renaissance styles, and a world-renowned oceanographic museum established in 1910. A major source of revenue is the famous gambling casino. The Monte Carlo Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra offer ballet and music events, and the museums, spas, beaches, flower gardens, marinas, fine dining spots, luxury boutiques, and vistas all contribute to the attractions of the principality. The Monaco Grand Prix and the Rally Monte Carlo are popular annual automobile-racing events. The Societe des Bains de Mer, a company partly owned by the government, operates the casino and most of the hotels, clubs, beaches, and other places of entertainment. There are also notable foreign direct investments in the Monaco tourist industry.
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maria-v1981 (10964) 2012-08-26 12:32
What amazing quality and detail. The architecture is very interesting and well done for capturing it so beautifully. Creative idea present the Casino in the reflection of the statue.
Have a good week,
PaulVDV (32743) 2012-08-26 12:40
Well observed! The reflected image is extremely clear and colourful and demands immediately all attention in this picture.
Best regards, Paul
Fis2 (107486) 2012-08-26 13:27
Kolejne ciekawe zdjêcie z tego "raju"...
Ladny kadr i kolorystyka.
Zdjecie robi wrazenie.
TopGeo (38216) 2012-08-26 13:54
What amazing quality and detail. The architecture is very interesting Great composition and framing, perfect light management, wonderful colours! Congratulations!
tedesse (25135) 2012-08-26 14:47
Kolejna piekma pocztowka z Monte Carlo!
Piekne kolory i fantastyczne odbicie.
baddori (20161) 2012-08-26 16:34
In 1985 I had a car accident near here.
A terrible memory.
For a while I lost my memory.
The place is beautiful and the beautiful photos.
Thanks and your sharing.
It 's like the casino always pays.
If you do not pay anything win.
emilbo (22616) 2012-08-26 17:31
Une photo dans une photo, ce site semble tout à fait merveilleux et parfaitement présenté. La place est bien animée et la végétation de toute beauté. Excellente composition et qualité d'image, splendides couleurs et merveilleux reflets dans la boule de cristal. Beau travail.
Bravo!... et bonne semaine,
jjcordier (79297) 2012-08-26 22:30
Très belle composition avec une utilisation parfaite du reflet du casino dans la statue permettant d'avoir dans la même image le double aspect de la principauté.
danyy (0) 2012-08-26 23:16
une prise de vue où les lumières et les couleurs resplendissent.
Une exposition bien gérée pour que le sujet principal ressorte au mieux.
C'est bien cadré en décentré.
carlo62 (55776) 2012-08-27 0:09
sembrano due foto distinte e messe insieme, molto bello e definito il riflesso, inserito in un contesto molto più abituale.
Budapestman (82620) 2012-08-27 1:53
a splendid photo with spectacular composition and beautiful details, the reflection is fantastic, great atmosphere, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
Nicou (152096) 2012-08-27 1:57
superbe reflet dans cette boule quel cpatage et iamge quelle belles couelurs mangigfique compo et image sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié
claudeD (41882) 2012-08-27 4:18
wow!what an amazing view from Monte Carlo and its famous Casino.Excellent composition and fine colors. I like your idea and realization here very much.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
Bluejeans (64251) 2012-08-27 5:20
Ola Barbara ,
Ficou fantástica esta tua foto com este reflexo neste espelho com efeito olho de peixe , bonitas cores e luz , interessante o efeito conseguido , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
jlbrthnn (76039) 2012-08-27 5:58
You managed to make a photographic marvel. The picture is amazing and spectacular. The light, the colors, the details are excellent. Bravo.
Have a nice day
raszid62 (18515) 2012-08-27 6:06
Nigdy nie by³em w Monte Carlo. ¦wietnie umie¶ci³a¶ obraz s³awnego kasyna w odbiciu, krysztalowej, magicznej kuli. A w tle wielka , nowoczesna metropolia.
Cudowna, zywa kolorystyka i bardzo dobra jako¶c obrazu.
eldancer1 (36343) 2012-08-27 7:43
Awesome capture of this beautiful garden and the reflective artwork! Nice to have the people in the photo for sense of proportion. Good lighting and dof with sharp details. Well done, tfs.
lousat (98351) 2012-08-27 8:40
Waaw Barbara! What a idea and what a result,the reflections is very very bright,and you caught that in the best light moment too,spectacular pic whit great details,colors and perspective,i like it!Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
Silvio1953 (154173) 2012-08-27 10:10
Ciao Barbara, lovely composition with fantastic reflection, wonderful bright colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
mohammad_H (10126) 2012-08-27 10:18
The beautiful reflection
Lovely composition and excellent coordination
Have a nice day with new ideas in photography
kathryn_weir (2056) 2012-08-27 13:14
A wonderful vision here- the sharpness of the reflections in the mirror combined with the intensity of the colours compared to the surrounding scene makes this a very effective and captivating image.
Thanks for sharing
Royaldevon (43939) 2012-08-27 14:05
I was particularly interested in this scene as my daughter is going to Monaco for a few days holiday in September.
It is a very engaging scene with many interesting details for the viewer to scrutinise. The focal image is strongly placed whilst the figures add human interest and a sense of scale.
My warm regards,
adramad (49992) 2012-08-27 14:15
Sensational composition, with a creative and original POV, I think this sculpture can be a steel ball and a fabulous grasp reflexes, that you are showing us in this exquisite and perfect composition.
Magnificent sharpness, good light and beautiful colors.
Very well done. I love it.
Have a nice day.
jmdias (69282) 2012-08-28 7:16
very nice use of these reflections to show the known façade of the famous casino. I liked the light and the sharpness here too. TFS.
macjake (73061) 2012-08-28 13:14
now thats really cool!
can honestly say that i've never seen this scene before on TE.
funny to see how clear and vibrant the reflection is compared to the hazy sky in the bg.
gildasjan (43824) 2012-08-29 2:14
Très bel habillage de cet image avec les reflets sur cette sphère.
samilk1949 (68) 2012-08-29 3:14
bardzo ladny i imponujacy widok. Z bardzo dobrego punktu widzenia, wspaniale ujecie. Swietne kolory, swiatlo, ostrosc, kontrast. Bardzo piekna pocztowka. Brawo !
ikeharel (79229) 2012-08-29 7:14
A fabulous combined view, barbara, with the reflection so clear and cityscape as background.
People on side gave dimension and vivid scale.
zoomer (6) 2012-08-29 14:54
Hi Barbara,light and colors are perfect in this interesting composition.The sphere looks like a portal into a magic kingdom.All the best,Wolf.
JFS (32459) 2012-08-30 0:58
The most original image i've ever seen of the casino....Creative and brilliant shot Barbara! I love it!
All the best,
vjmite (4216) 2012-08-31 3:02
This photo is quite striking. The reflection is sharp and colourful, and contrasts nicely with the rest of the photo which is a little bit hazy. Nice composition too.
cornejo (47298) 2012-08-31 4:58
Hi Barbara, very nice picture of this good and nice reflection of Monte Carlo casino, lovely framed image well, with clarity, depth, good light and color. Lovely job well done, congratulations my friend. Tfs.
Good afternoon and happy weekend.
Best regards and best wishes.
delpeoples (59886) 2012-09-02 2:05
Witaj dear Barbara
This is a photo which is really unique aswell as being beautiful. I love the effect of the reflections in the geode. The image is luminous and you balanced the image superbly with the geode on one side and the people on the other. Nice work.
ourania (51103) 2012-09-04 7:41
a great idea to use the sculpture in the composition as a mirror and include in your picture so many of the interesting elements thst surrounded you at this spot. Everything and everyone is captured with superb sharpness and clarity, not the slightest detail is compromised in this rich composition. I love the well balanced lighting, the lovely colours and atmosphere and the intensity and depth of the reflection. A great picture, congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely day,
aliabazari (16304) 2012-11-23 21:43
Beautiful view. The combination of excellent and attractive. Clearly seen.
Thanks for recording this nice picture
AdrianWrobel (1676) 2013-06-05 4:09
Heil, cudowne miejsce, chcia³bym sobie tam porobiæ zdjêcia .Fajny pomys³ z lustrem. Pozdrawiam - Adrian
- Copyright: Barbara Stec (Sonata11) (34007)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-30
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T2i, Tamron 18-270 F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-08-26 11:28