One of not numerous examples of the well stored society Gothic architecture. A town hall in Morag heaved up about 1360-1380 and following on them reconstructions Except numerous fires saved the primary block and largely forming of facade. Rectangular block of building brick built, with two by the strongly dismembered tops, crowns a roof with slender sentinel small tower. In the process of military operations in 1945 was destroyed. After war - rebuilt. In a years 2003-2006 was restored.
In front of the town hall two huge cannons are standing - the symbol of the city and the favourite object of commemorative photographs. Cannon were cast in 1864 in Belgian Liege. They were ones among many of cannons used by the French army during the war with Prussia which burst in 1870 Little however the good weaponry helped Frenchmen - soon is acting were get by the enemy. Commanders of the victorious Prussian army decided to use the excess of arming as monuments. With one of cities to which they found their way French he is acting, was Morag.
For over one hundred years cannons are participating in the life of the city. After the World War II they were aimed to the East. Supposedly they were it is only in Poland barrels aimed in this direction.
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dta (71449) 2013-09-15 3:03
Hello Aleksander ;
Superb presentation of this amazing red bricked building . The framing is perfect , with the canon and branches on the right . The beautiful cloudy sky is a fine bonus .
subhendu_bagchi (25975) 2013-09-15 3:08
namaste, a picturesque town hall. You presented it using a nice POV. Sharp details of the walls and great colours. Superb-shot. Tfs.
Romano46 (18472) 2013-09-15 3:24
una splendida foto, che include in una eccellente composizione, una architettura particolarmente interessante non solo per le forme ma anche per la sua notevole imponenza.
Una composizione perfetta, nella quale tutto appare inserito al posto giusto e nella quale una eccellente nitidezza valorizza in notevole misura la semplicitą costruttiva della facciata.
Una foto molto ben riuscita e con un piacevole contrasto di colori.
Ciao e buona domenica
jhm (144294) 2013-09-15 3:50
Thank you very much for your interesting notes.
Liege in Belgium made still always weapons, no cannons but rifles.
Two lovely pictures with this town hall as subject.
Clarity and sharpness are of high quality.
Excellent composition, lovely presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice Sunday,
snunney (89996) 2013-09-15 3:54
What a wonderful building with this superb red brickwork, my favourite material. Very well composed with good framing offered by the tree and the cannon. Excellent technical presentation.
serp2000 (42090) 2013-09-15 4:01
Perfect shot! Outstanding view of the church, the cannon is just impressive bonus to this picture. Your skills and good equipment give so excellent result.
tedesse (25133) 2013-09-15 4:51
Piekna gotycka architekture dzis prezentujesz. Doskonaly POV, piekne kolory i doskonala ostrosc. Interesujaca notka opisujaca Ratusz i jego otoczenie.
Fis2 (90057) 2013-09-15 6:34
Piekny ratusz, to jest to co lubie...
Znakomity kadr i kolorystyka.
Dobre swiatlo i ostrosc.
Milego niedzielnego popoludnia.
carlo62 (38729) 2013-09-15 6:34
bella architettura e bella foto, ottima la qualitą e il cannone fa bella mostra.
A dire il vero mi incuriosiscono anche i colori delle facciate che si intravedono dietro.
Iwon (6480) 2013-09-15 10:30
Wykorzystałeś pogodę! Ciekawa prezentacja... ws i rozbudowana informacja dopełnia moją ciekawość obiektu:-))))
rychem (28093) 2013-09-15 11:13
Piękny przykład pomorskiego gotyku, dobrze pokazałeś strukturę muru ceglanego, czysciutko zrobione zdjęcie
mkamionka (32499) 2013-09-15 11:40
bardzo atrakcyjny ratusz, jeszcze nie slyszalem o tej miejscowosci. Piekna architektura znakomicie pokazana w doskonalym swietle. Niebo lekko sie przepalilo ale nie rzuca sie to bardzo w oczy, armata, drzewo fragment kolorowych kamiennic ladnie obramowuje budynek.
cornejo (35849) 2013-09-15 12:17
Hi Aleksander, a warm greeting after a few days of absence for a week getaway north of Portugal, sister country on the Iberian Peninsula. Very good picture of this interesting building, very well captured in this interesting image, with very good quality. Excellent and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
yquem46 (38750) 2013-09-15 12:28
Top quality shot of this church of unusual architecture, at least in France
Nice natural colors and compo
have a nice sunday
PiotrF (11264) 2013-09-15 14:26
Oj piekny ten ratusz. Warunki super dopisały, pieknie oświetlona głowna fasada. Dobre kompozycja i szczegółowy opis
ChrisJ (104307) 2013-09-15 16:01
A good upward pov with excellent density and sharpness and I like the cannon in the bottom right hand corner which reinforces the composition. Nice warm vs cold color contrasts between te blue sky and red brick facade of the building. Tfs!
npecanhuk (70060) 2013-09-15 16:12
Very beautiful picture with excellent sharpness, exposure, colors, vertical format, chosen pov and composition!
Enjoy your week,
danos (90367) 2013-09-15 23:16
excellent the view of the new town hall with the old building to has been reconstructed and showing so impressive and unique.I like the excellent light and colour management as the clarity of the image.
Have a good week,Danos
pajaran (55057) 2013-09-15 23:34
Interesantan i dobar tekst o Gradskoj kuci, sa datim podacima i istorijom ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazana arhitektura i detalji na fasadi.
Lepa fotogrfija u radionici.
Stari top stoji kao upozorenje i secanje na jedno proslo vreme.
Imajte lep i usapesan dan, sve najbolje za vikend.
Interesting and good article about the City Hall, with the given data and history ...
A good time recording, contrast, beautiful colors.
Good work, beautiful architecture and details shown on the facade.
Beautiful photograph: in the workshop.
Old cannon stands as a warning and remembrance of a past tense.
Have a great day and usapesan, all the best for the weekend.
limielski (0) 2013-09-16 1:54
Wspaniałe zdjęcie tego abytku - dopracowane w szzegółach, ostrośc, ekspozycja, kolory, POV. Malowniczo i interesująco sie to przedstawia. TFS
abmdsudi (46924) 2013-09-17 9:06
A lovely image of the Town Hall. Excellent architectural composition and lovely colour/.tones whilst your chosen point of view has allowed you to capture the very best of this magnificent building. Your choice of post production processing once again has been done both sympathetically and wisely allowing one to fully appreciate the beauty and charm of this wonderful structures, Congrats.
gervaso (11964) 2013-09-17 19:06
The building is beautiful and was captured with well saturated colors! The clouds just over it makes it look even more imposing! Wonderful composition!
ourania (36428) 2013-09-19 7:43
what an extraordinary and impressive building! I love the perspective of your presentation that exalts the unique facade and gives body and context to the building. You've surrounded the bright red facade with some lovely elements that enhance the interest and balance of the composition. The colours and the textures are wonderful and the bright light gives them a very attractive vibrancy. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
Angshu (56588) 2013-09-19 21:56
The red brick struture is unique and beautiful! The framing done with the tree on the right works well...The RGB colour combination makes this picture worthwhile. Lovely work!
macjake (61496) 2013-09-20 1:10
this one is amazing!
Gothic in red Brick!!!!
and i also like the hint of bright colors in the bg too.
very dramatic posture, really takes control!
Miguel82 (26541) 2013-09-27 1:52
Good morning Aleksander, imposant building made with red bricks, good framing and pov, high definition, I like the different elements you've included in the photo, the tree, the red flowers, the gun, superb light
All the best, have a nice day
jmdias (58956) 2013-12-01 12:42
very nice details of the faēade. I liked the contrast between the red bricks and the black tower. excellent light and sharpness. only the horizontal slice of the upper side of the compo would be fantastic too.TFS.
- Copyright: Aleksander Gruszecki (Graal) (100112)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-09-10
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D200, Tamron 17-50mm f2.8, Phottix 67UV slim
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2013-09-15 2:57