The Atheneum in Bucharest
I was just looking into Isabels photo from the inside of the Atheneum in Bucharest and was reminded that I had this outside variant from my visit to the same place last year.
We had a splendid day in Bucharest which included the passing of this fine building, the Atheneum:
Inaugurated on February 26, 1888, creation of the French architect Albert Galleron. The 8 ionic columns of the main entrance have similar proportions as Acropole 's Erechteion and the interior has four stairways made from Carara marble. Very beautiful and original.
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anes_lc (14968) 2008-03-10 2:37
nice to see that you still have great pictures from romania :)
maybe you will come back visit one day
great shot ,you didn't visit also inside?
wishlist (4133) 2008-03-10 2:38
the deep blue sky offer a great contrast against the facade of the Atheneum; contrast that is even more enhanced by the green of the grass. The central compo works well, quality is good throughout with well visible details.
Thanks for sharing it.
Paolo (41230) 2008-03-10 2:38
Hi Jack, excelletn quality, light and colours for this well built image.
Didi (60590) 2008-03-10 2:52
Interesting approach of this architecture with a nice blue sky.
Very good luminosity.
terminus (563) 2008-03-10 2:56
amazing colours in your shot. The composition it is perfectly centered. There's also a great DOF. TFS, Rafa.
ChrisJ (119045) 2008-03-10 2:57
A marvellous blue sky with good graphism of the lighter edifice against the darker bg. Superb colour, lighting contrast, & sharpness. Congratulations!
yedirenk (11244) 2008-03-10 3:13
Great sharpness and superb light.amazing colours.Thanks for sharing.
marjan (7) 2008-03-10 3:20
hi Jack, ver nice shhot with good motive and excellent sharpness.
macondo (19806) 2008-03-10 3:22
A beautiful architecture shot against a wonderful polarised sky. Lovely colour and contrast, with the green grass making a pleasing change of tone from the white and blue. Good sharpness and a centrally placed building that works well in that position.
jalab_temen (2193) 2008-03-10 3:42
Really nice colours, deeepness, sharpness. One of the best faces of Bucharest with the charme of the in-de-siecle. Many thanks for sharing,
asajernigan (21427) 2008-03-10 3:55
The deep blue sky forms a nice backdrop for the building. The lighting and colors are great with excellent sharpness and DOF. The centered composition works well here yielding nice balance. The inclusion of the gardens in the foreground adds nice color and texture to the shot.
cbrman (21675) 2008-03-10 4:29
Un monument impressionnant ! J'aime bien la toiture et la façon dont la lumière tombe dessus ! Cela fait parfaitement ressortir les détails de ce dôme !
L'entrée monumentale est très belle et bien présenter ! La zone d'ombre de gauche dérange un peu !
fayeulle (27827) 2008-03-10 7:19
The building is really jumping out the pictuere Great summer colours.
Not in the meeting in Romania ?
stefanocer (10642) 2008-03-10 9:28
It's a fine composition with impressive colours and light condition , fine achitecture and sharpness , compliments.
dkeus31 (27735) 2008-03-10 9:51
a nice image of the building that impressed me the most here in bucharest.
ahaberal (6469) 2008-03-10 12:02
excelletn quality, light and colours for this well built image
gilou530 (34) 2008-03-10 14:14
un cadrage parfait pour avoir tout le batiment, lumiére parfaite pour le mettre en valeur, beau travail
MarianneS (15338) 2008-03-10 15:31
Majestuous architecture, nicely enhanced by this deeply blue sky. I like the natural frame provided by the vegetation.
Cricri (126824) 2008-03-11 7:59
Bien présenter entre de belles couleurs et une lumiére qui permet d'apréçiers tout les détails, un trés beau batiment
Have a nice day for you
gneufeld (15890) 2008-03-11 10:26
I like the deep rich colors of this well composed image. Your present excellent details with sharpness in very good light. Well seen and TFS. Gerald
Bluejeans (64251) 2008-03-11 10:42
Que belo Museu as colunas romanas tem uma magnifica arquitectura , bonito contraste de cores , gostei do museu centrado , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
Hellas (7017) 2008-03-13 6:20
the similarity between Erecthteion and Atheneum is great! The architecture is really amazing! The polarized blue of the sky is so beautiful and the definition of the details is fine. Thank you for sharing and the informative note.
pablominto (53746) 2008-03-19 4:00
Excellent details and rich colours!
Point of view results in this fine classical composition, where the fine piece of architecture is well framed by the evergreens...
Lovely sky in this attractive deep blue!
jemaflor (103729) 2008-03-28 10:27
Well taken with a classical pov, perfect light and colours, a nice blue for the sky.
- Copyright: Jack R Johanson (jrj) (34843)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-07-06
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Olympus E-410, Olympus Zuiko ED 14-42mm
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Travelogue: Romania
- Date Submitted: 2008-03-10 2:30