San Marino – Fortress of Guaita
Guaita is one of three peaks which overlooks the city of San Marino, the capital of San Marino. The other two are De La Fratta and Montale.
Fortress of Guaita
The Guaita fortress is the oldest of the three towers constructed on Monte Titano, and the most famous. It was built in the 11th century and served briefly as a prison. It is one of the three towers depicted on both the national flag and coat of arms. San Marino also has a cake known as La Torta Di Tre Monti (Cake of the Three Mountains/Towers), as a symbol for the area. It is something of a layered wafer cake covered in chocolate.
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snunney (80689) 2013-08-20 4:51
An excellent point of view using the narrow walkway to draw the viewer into the scene. I like the shadows cast by the railing and the superb detail to be observed in the stonework. A well presented image with good light, colours and clarity.
timecapturer (46517) 2013-08-20 5:23
nicely chosen POV that entices and tempts us to traverse the ramparts of this beautiful old fortress. Super quality and rich textures that look so wonderful under the clear azzurro sky. Captivating!
saxo042 (37058) 2013-08-20 7:08
A very limited colour palette, and this brings a very effective picture. The composition with a strong diagonal line is perfect. There are many interesting details to enjoy in this sharp picture.
holmertz (38665) 2013-08-20 8:38
Another fine composition with very bold lines and great depth. The strong light has given the colours a great intensity which I find very appealing. The wall and the buildings are very attractive and fine examples of medieval architecture.
rychem (20861) 2013-08-20 9:01
High class photo of this defensive architecture, great perspective and depth,
Waylim (25172) 2013-08-20 10:33
I just love that blue sky, so blue and clear like you can see forever. What I also like is the perspective of the image with the wall and rail that lead us in and then follow the collumns and stop at the peak of the roof. Excellent quality photo.
jemaflor (82098) 2013-08-20 11:59
Well framed in a vertical shot, great depth, well done with a good light capture.
carlo62 (29453) 2013-08-20 14:11
belle diagonali, con un'ottima tessitura delle pietre.
C'è un bel contrasto tra il cielo e i muri, il sole molto alto restringe le ombre, ma rende molto nette, il che rende ancor più piacevole il muro, perchè le pietre sono ben delineate.
Royaldevon (27585) 2013-08-20 14:54
Ciao Caro Romano,
A fine viewpoint creates excellent guide lines and a great sense of perspective. I particularly like the patterns created by the shadows.
Excellent sharpness of features and good textural details.
My warm regards,
fabbs99 (16147) 2013-08-20 21:11
Nice shot of the rocky fortress.Nice image, sharp with good details, well saturated colors and nice composition. Well done.
HimalAnda (8921) 2013-08-20 23:12
I like the dynamic composition with the fence driving the eye toward the old stoned house.
The sky is beautiful too.
emka (75107) 2013-08-20 23:26
ciao Romano, isn't great the opportunity to show the big format? Fantastic perspective, interesting graphics provided by the railing. Nice grey colour of the stones. And wonderful contrast with the blue sky. fantastic photo. I wonder if you were in San Leo?
danos (84367) 2013-08-21 1:36
excellent the view as the details of the interior of the Guaita fortress,with the narrow corridor to creates depth and perspective in the scene.The brilliant light enhance the vivid colours as teh beauty of the scene.
Have a good day,Danos
SnapRJW (30078) 2013-08-21 1:59
A strong composition Romano making good use of the lines provided by the architecture. The strong light has revealed texture and shadows giving form and detail to the stonework. A neat and well managed shot. Warm regards rosemary
pajaran (49662) 2013-08-21 12:59
Interesantan tekst o tvrdjavi, sa datim podacima ...
Dobra kompozicija i perspektiva, lepo pokazana tvrdjava.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje.
An interesting article on the fort, with the given data ...
Good composition and perspective, nicely demonstrated fortress.
Good evening and all the best.
Indrasish (2833) 2013-08-22 6:29
Excellent shot here.. Love the composition and superb image quality.. I t will be also best in Black and White Version.. also an interesting note attached to it.. Very well done..
Good evening from India and wish you all the best..