Hi TE friends
This is a very beautiful Castle in Krakow
I hope you like it and I wish you a great weekend.
The Gothic Wawel Castle in Kracow in Poland was built at the behest of Casimir III the Great and consists of a number of structures situated around the central courtyard.
In the 14th century it was rebuilt by Jogaila and Jadwiga of Poland. Their reign saw the addition of the tower called the Hen’s Foot (Kurza Stopka) and the Danish Tower.
The Jadwiga and Jogaila Chamber, in which the sword Szczerbiec, was used in coronation ceremonies, is exhibited today and is another remnant of this period. Other structures were developed on the hill during that time as well, in order to serve as quarters for the numerous clergy, royal clerks and craftsmen.
Defensive walls and towers such as Jordanka, Lubranka, Sandomierska, Tęczyńska, Szlachecka, Złodziejska and Panieńska were erected in the same period. From Wikipedia
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isabela_sor (47555) 2010-01-09 0:40
I saw it last winter,during our TE meeting there
Seems spectacular also in summer time,with these strong colors
A good cadrage and quality
I remember the point from where u took this
carper (96) 2010-01-09 0:44
very beautiful my friend.
the composition out of the shadow is nice, good light and shadow, fine details good composition and a good balance in the shot.
have a good weekend.
besnard (52197) 2010-01-09 0:56
Une belle prise de ce très joli château à l'architecture élégante. Tu as su jouer avec l'ombre et la lumière.
Merci pour le partage et bon week-end.
fabianoleite (9373) 2010-01-09 3:13
Muito boa essa vista do castelo, com bom destaque para o montinho verde na frente. A nitidez está boa, e parece um lugar bem aradável. Parabéns pelo registro.
swiatopelk777 (0) 2010-01-09 3:58
Amazing cathedral of Krakow, very fine towers. Nice sky, nice colors. Superb exposure.
Greetings from Warszawa!
Budapestman (82620) 2010-01-09 4:41
a beautiful photo of this historical architecture, the composition of the photo is attractive, the details and the soft lights are very nice, Tfs! Have a nice Weekend!
Cretense (68685) 2010-01-09 5:09
Impressive castle and excellent architecture photo! Great POV ,composition and framing, flawless light management! Beautiful colours and excellent definition!
Cricri (101805) 2010-01-09 5:51
Belle image de ce château a la composition architectural différente, bon POV et lumière
Have a nice week end
chpp (4281) 2010-01-09 7:49
very nice shot, the castle is well presented and looks fantastic, with sharpness good colors and light. the only thing I don't like is that little green bump in the FG, it helps with depth but is distracting to me
anyways nice shot
siamesa (27703) 2010-01-09 13:55
Boa noite Aires
É um lindo castelo. Os detalhes arquitetônicos bem diferentes das torres.A foto é perfeita em tudo. Parabéns.
carlosmarin (11954) 2010-01-09 16:10
Buen encuadre del Castillo en una foto muy nítida de luz y color.
Bonito y original edificio.
lucasgalodoido (21051) 2010-01-09 17:56
um castelo muito bonito esse mesmo, e curioso, pois percebe-se vários estilos arquitetônicos nele. Interessante esse morrinho de grama na frente também.
Parabéns e Abraço
mesutilgim (80534) 2010-01-10 0:05
Very good pov with the green lawn in the foreground and perfect light.
Nice compo with many different and contrasting architectorial elements.
Good and usefull notes as well.
Best regards and have a nice weekend
gildasjan (41064) 2010-01-10 1:12
Des détails et des couleurs bien rendu dans l'image de cette architecture.
ChrisJ (94828) 2010-01-10 1:27
The tourists & visitors walking around the perimeter add scale to this imposing building. Reasonable sharpness & well composed, with excellent colour. Tfs, and parabens!
mkamionka (29383) 2010-01-12 2:08
it is always so funny for me to see foreigners uploading shots from Krakow. You must have the same feeling when we show photos from Portugal.
Surprisingly I don't have many pictures from Krakow at all even if this place has plenty of opportunities for a photographer and I spent there 5 years of my life. Somehow at that time I was not interested in photography.
So every time I see a shot from Krakow I am so jealous that I did not do that by myself.
This place you present has a very special charm. So full of history but also very unique architecture. You caught it with fine soft colors,
- Copyright: Aires dos Santos (AiresSantos) (56155)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-09-17
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Benq DC C60
- Exposure: f/4.8, 1/750 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Igrejas e Capelas - Churches, Castelos e Fortes - Fortresses, Arquitetura - Architecture [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2010-01-09 0:38