You liked the view from Zamosc, so another photo. As a Renaissance city, Zamosc has fine arcades.
From http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/564/ :
Zamość is an outstanding example of a Renaissance planned town of the late 16th century, which retains its original layout and fortifications and a large number of buildings of particular interest, blending Italian and central European architectural traditions.
The town was the personal creation of the Hetman (head of the army) Jan Zamysky, on his own lands. Located on the trade route linking western and northern Europe with the Black Sea, the town was conceived from the beginning as an economic centre based on trade.
Zamysky, who was educated at the University of Padua, modelled his town on the Italian trading cities. He called on an Italian architect, Bernardo Morando, a native of Padua, who had already worked in Warsaw, to design the town around two functions: trade centre and residence of the Hetman 's family. It was under construction for nine years, from 1582 to 1591.
Morando organized the space within the enceinte into two distinct sections: on the west the noble residence, and on the east the town proper, laid out around three squares. To populate it, Zamoysky brought in merchants of various nationalities and displayed great religious tolerance to encourage people to settle there: they included Ruthenes (Slavs of the Orthodox Church), Turks, Armenians and Jews, among others. Moreover, he endowed the town with its own academy (1595), modelled on Italian cities.
Zamość is spoken of as a Renaissance town. However, on the one hand, Morando himself must have had Mannerist training, and on the other, in all the countries of Central Europe (Poland, Bohemia, Slovakia, Hungary, certain German regions and, in part, Austria proper), Italian Renaissance architecture had been well assimilated and adapted to local traditions since the 15th century. Consequently, Zamość was planned as a town in which the Mannerist taste mingled with certain Central European urban traditions, such as the arcaded galleries that surround the squares and create a sheltered passage in front of the shops .
However, the town designed by Morando, who died in the early 17th century, was mainly built during the Baroque period. Ideally located for trade, it was also exposed to military attack. It became a strategic military point and, after the old enceinte was reinforced, new fortifications of the Vauban type were added in the 17th century. The modern town grew for the most part outside the fortifications, which gives the old town a great degree of coherence in its plan and architecture. Having escaped the vast destruction suffered by many other Polish towns during the Second World War, Zamość is an outstanding example of Polish architecture and urbanism of the 16th and 17th centuries.
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papagolf21 (76603) 2012-07-19 2:40
Superbe mise en image de cette galerie avec cette répétition de voûtes.
Très bonne gestion de la lumière et du respect des couleurs.
C'est vraiment très beau.
kathryn_weir (1742) 2012-07-19 3:19
Simply beautiful shot- elegant and polished. Great management of light and perspective. Congratulations, well done
John_F_Kennedy (41368) 2012-07-19 4:21
An excellent composition of this most beautiful place with the long row of arcades. I like it.
dkmurphys (36831) 2012-07-19 5:10
Very fine arcade scene. I like the perspective and the spectacular effect. Well done!
Bluejeans (64239) 2012-07-19 5:10
Ola Malgorzata ,
Beleza esta foto debaixo destas arcadas , ficou com uma profundidade fantástica , bons detalhes , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
Sergiom (39298) 2012-07-19 6:18
Les arches et les colonnes offrent une grande profondeur à cette image qui profite d'une très belle luminosité et d'un grand vide d'interruption.
rychem (9240) 2012-07-19 10:44
Jak oni to zrobili, ze nie ma tu tych paskudnych graffiti, wspaniale zdjecie z piekną perspektywa
dale54 (4932) 2012-07-19 10:53
oh i like this shot! hi malgorzata,very nice light and shade,great POV!very well taken! tfs! dr
Sonata11 (28375) 2012-07-19 20:25
wspaniale wykonane zdjecie tych przepieknych arkad. Doskonale ujecie pokazujac wspaniala perspektywe. Sliczne wykonane zdjecie. Bardzo mi sie podoba. Gratulacje.
jjcordier (62366) 2012-07-19 22:05
Jolie perspective sur ces belles arcades. L'ouverture f/4, un peu trop grande, donne une profondeur de champ un peu courte mais ce n'est pas trop visible au format TE.
tyro (13111) 2012-07-20 6:22
A very interesting and informative note and a lovely picture of a beautiful arcade. Funnily enough, your picture reminds me very much of this picture, also from Poland - Krakow, in fact - which I saw a few months ago. Perhaps your picture might have benefitted from a person in it too but maybe you're like me and don't often include interesting people in your shots!
The sense of depth and perspective here is wonderful. The lighting is lovely too as are the colours, and your exposure and sharpness are excellent.
chrisvek (5505) 2012-07-20 7:38
Wonderful shoot with a taste of minimal.Great warm colors and lightning.Also perfect amount of depth and so nice framing.Well done.
Have a nice weekend
josepmarin (55063) 2012-07-20 10:30
a good vertical framing for to catch the splendid architecture of these fantastic arcades, its elegant geometry and at the same time a deep perspective, which provides a great quality to the composition, and a magnificent graphism.
An excellent management of the light and of the colors, as well.
Silvio1953 (98217) 2012-07-21 6:12
Ciao Malgorzata, lovely composition with fantasstic perspective, splendid light and shadows, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio