Bjelila is a tiny village on the Lustica Peninsula on the southern side of the Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska). No-one was around on the sleepy October Sunday when we stopped by. But there were the sounds of singing and general Sunday lunchtime merriment from a house just to the right of the place where I made this photograph.
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COSTANTINO (55482) 2014-05-18 3:12
Good morning dear friend
excellent pov with originality and
natural colors I love those houses
constructed by stones and the
its sad to see homes like this one
abandonned but lets hope that this
is the only one in this district
a shot that has too many delicate
have a nice Sunday
dta (66572) 2014-05-18 3:30
hello Will ,
I love this old stoned architecture . This is also a splendid composition , with the agave in the FG and the fine refelctions in the little canal . A beautiful light , too .
tatadalou (6081) 2014-05-18 3:41
A nice framing to highlight the beautiful architecture of these old houses, so typical to this part of Europe. Nice light !
cornejo (31484) 2014-05-18 4:29
Hi Will, very good view of this interesting village, beautifully photographed in this nice and interesting post, very well composed with good sharpness, depth, light and color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
tyro (20424) 2014-05-18 7:48
An interesting note - what a wonderful feeling that must have been wandering around this idyllic place on a peaceful Sunday morning.
Your photograph is superb and really does give the impression of peace and tranquillity. Not a soul in sight and the calm water, the crumbling buildings with their collapsing roofs and the wild natural gardens seem at peace with the World.
A fine composition, the near water leading the eye gently into the frame and the buildings nicely and pleasingly arranged. Lovely light and colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness.
GyurMaster (801) 2014-05-18 13:56
Nice composition, the only thing I can criticize is the slight leaning toward right, which is mainly visible on the building on the left.
npecanhuk (65470) 2014-05-18 14:02
Lovely, charming and pleasant-looking place!
Beautiful and attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, chosen pov and composition are all excellent photo qualities that I truly enjoyed!
TFS - congrats,
Have a great week,
saxo042 (37562) 2014-05-19 1:38
A well composed picture with interesting houses and a good depth with that foreground plant. A peaceful view and fine reflections in the water.
Kielia (23581) 2014-05-19 7:50
the light here is lovely, not sharp but illuminating the buildings in such a way that the forms are well presented. The sky has an attractive colour which contrasts with the soft warmth of the stone buildings. The composition is excellent. My compliments!
lousat (76870) 2014-05-19 15:56
Hi Will,i been in Montenegro me too many years ago but i don't remind this village close to Tivat.A very nice capture with these ols houses living between water and rocks,great scenery and fantastic colors and detail in the large version too,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
jhm (139200) 2014-05-20 5:01
You found a wonderful angle with the river and the plants in foreground
Depth and perspective are perfect taken.
We see clear all the details, real very nice.
Your pictures is nice to look at.
Nice composition good presentation,
Very well done, TFS.
Silvio1953 (122183) 2014-05-21 22:20
Ciao will, lovely composition with fantastic reflections, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
trevormoffiet (3112) 2014-05-22 2:50
A very attractive location for the house at the end of the canal; the house nicely framed as the main object of interest.
Royaldevon (29563) 2014-05-22 5:49
Without being able to hear the singing, there is a great sense of tranquillity in your photograph. The composition is very well conceived, the cactus for f/g interest, the waterway guiding, the houses having a good connection and the reflection adding that special, little detail.
See you soon,
Tigerlily (3107) 2014-05-23 12:58
Hello again Will,
Beautiful clarity and wonderful colour, I especially like the sky..
abmdsudi (43490) 2014-05-23 20:24
A neatly composed shot of a beautiful little rustic village in contrast to the peaceful surroundings just catching the eye strongly there. You have great eye in identifying the opportunity and successfully exploited the potential to max impact. Lovely how the waterway actually grabbed the wide view of this charming little sight very well. It's pleasantly exposed and coloured to the best. Well done, Congrats
siudzi (33569) 2014-05-29 2:44
An interesting scene you have found for taking this shot. The river created a great composition with leading us directly to the building in the background. Very well seen and done.
Have a nice day!
adores (37055) 2014-06-22 7:00
Seems a beautiful and calm place and maybe not overcrowded with tourists yet! I like our composition and the little canals, it must be really nice to follow them on those little boats. I also like the details of this house in ruins and the agave in foreground. Good colours also!
- Copyright: Will Perrett (willperrett) (7016)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-10-13
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon EOS5D, Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L USM
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/640 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-18 3:03