This is “Rampe de la Major,” the pedestrian only path which leads to/from the Royal Palace. Although the climb may be steep and long, it does afford a great view out over Monaco-Ville and its harbor.
Have a great week everyone!
*I’ll be away from home again during the week with very limited access, so I may be slow in responding to comments.
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rogerl (1290) 2013-04-28 6:22
Jason, nice POV on this shot, giving us a good feeling for how long a climb this path probably is. This looks like a pretty spot. Thanks.
ACL1978 (7313) 2013-04-28 6:58
Cool POV, Jason - really communicates the dizzying slop of the path here. Great BG, too. I'm fascinated by these tiny enclave countries! I'm sure the view from the top was worth the climb, but this one along the way is excellent as well. Thanks!
krzychu30 (14986) 2013-04-28 7:02
looks like a real challenge to climb to the top of this path.But as we can see here the view makes up for this effort.I like your POV.It containes so many details we can admire.Also a captivating feature of your image is the play of light&shade-it gives always spectacular effects.
Never been there,but judging by your photo Monte Carlo must be beautiful place.
Have a nice sunday
Noel_Byrne (17121) 2013-04-28 8:19
Thats a very cool path, i love that they put the red brick in creating almost a red carpet. The composition of the path is perfect, as it leads the eye down, and up and around. Besides that, the cool architecture and the view of the city make this really really nice. Excellent done on the light too, which looks quite difficult, but a perfect result.
All the best
cargus (7837) 2013-04-28 11:27
Beautiful composition, beautiful colors, well framed and rendered, image well done.!
danos (80873) 2013-04-28 23:33
nice this section of the city with the pedestrian Rampe de la Major,to creates depth and perspective in the scene.I like the beauty of the place with lot of visitors to 'climbing' to see the view from above.
dkmurphys (44563) 2013-04-29 4:13
I remember this alley to the Royal palace. Spectacular shapes and textures, also the view is great there.
Have a fine week.
ikeharel (48242) 2013-04-29 6:12
Amazingly enough, this is a syurprise for me as never knew there is a fort above Monte-Carlo. Thought this was a rather more modern place.
Nice taken the curve on the paved road up, long view on town and people climb on made a vivid scene.
serp2000 (35728) 2013-04-29 12:26
I'm writing to you from Madrid (unique moment!). Your photo reminds me this Mediterranean landscape. But I have never seen Monaco, Nice, Cannes... Good composition, fine details. It really reminds me Girona.
Royaldevon (24228) 2013-04-30 1:39
A very effective and unusual viewpoint. You have challenged us to choose which aspect we will follow first, up or down. Whichever, there is much to see and enjoy, whilst the pathway itself is worthy of note.
I like that you have included the trees which give a softer feel to the scene as well as contrasting colour-wise and texturally.
My warm regards,
jhm (131736) 2013-05-02 0:02
The composition of the path is perfect, as it leads the eye down, and up and around.
Also a lovely panoramic view about these city.
Very well done, TFS.
macjake (49236) 2013-05-02 11:03
so is this a backwards "J" for Jason!! haha
gotta love how that backwards J has a great impact on the scene, it really does an effective job in standing out in a graphical type of way, it pulls us in, then shoots us back out again.
its always hard to have these shadow/light shots come out well, but yours has done just that.
lousat (68469) 2013-05-02 14:36
Hi Jason,i been there many many years ago and i remember this long rampe made under a terrific sun and 35 degrees...ehehe...your point of view is really beautiful to create this surrounding perspective,great exposure too on these different light levels and beautiful rich background made by the buildings.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
Robert1969 (6758) 2013-05-04 0:00
Great point of view and composition: the picture
has two depth's and it has a nice view over the
city. The open spaces on the forground creates
a nice balance and that makes the whole picture
nice calmness. The light management is also