Walking about 600m north of the Alexander-river estuary, ( the WS #1 attached), on an untouched seashore strip, we came to yet another ancient settlement from the time of the Phoenicians.
Like places along Israel coastal-plains, as posted before, Palmachim ancient port and the remains of Apolonia port, this is the remains of Tel-Girit.
Not much known about the place, probably was a small villa on a barrow, rather than a stronghold or a port.
Other known places from 3000BC, the Bronze-era till 1200BC, are Cesarea and Acre in Israel, and Tzor in Lebanon.
Transparent water, a rock's reef and many marine species living here, among them the sea-turtles.
A natural harbor, nowadays local small port of Michmoret, is just north and around this cliff.
WS #2 show the barrow on another POV, looking NW.
WS#3 show the transparent water from the top of the barrow, view SW.
Location on the coast, north on Netanya: 32.4016, 34.8655
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lousat (87186) 2012-10-15 8:38
Hi Ike,not the best comfortable place to fish,but i think that there are a lot of fish there..eheheh..a very nice and dynamic composition,i like the wings effect on the water surface,spectacular sharpness and excellent colors too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
snunney (94919) 2012-10-15 8:42
A well composed seascape with some interesting animation provided by the fishermen. The foreground rocks give depth to the image, which is nicely lit and has good colours and sharpness.
krzychu30 (15512) 2012-10-15 9:03
you´re still enjoying great summer weather.I envy you:)
beautiful scene.So vibrant and dynamic.Nicely composed and framed.Excellent clarity,lighting and delightful colors.Really dreamy scene,especially when I look out the window with the rainy weather and about 10C.
Have a nice evening
Sonata11 (33737) 2012-10-15 9:17
Very beautiful seascape with a lot of people. The water and the surrioned is amazing place to really enjoy and relax place. I like executed photo. Awesome. Thank you.
All the best,
bayno (18344) 2012-10-15 10:15
Ciao Ike, the image is very nice and well framing...the place and the see is also wonderful, and there is a razor sharp...just little bit overexposed in my opinion and in camera raw opinion...
cornejo (39385) 2012-10-15 11:30
Hello Ike, very good and nice photo of this scene of people fishing from the rocks, nice picture well composed and performed with good technique and quality. Very good and interesting job very well done, congratulations my friend. Tfs.
Good night and happy week.
Best regards and best wishes.
Cricri (115557) 2012-10-15 11:30
Joli coté sauvage de la mer avec tout ces pêcheurs, j'aime le POV, la luminosité forte et le bleu doux de la mer
pajaran (57969) 2012-10-15 11:37
Vrlo interesantan i dobar tekst, i istrorija ...
Lep pogled i trenutak sa ribolovcima ...
Dobra ostrina, kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Dobra kompozicija, lepe fotografije u radionici.
Lepo mesto za ribolov.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Very interesting and good text, and istrorija ...
Nice view and a moment with fishermen ...
Good sharpness, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors.
Good composition, beautiful pictures in the workshop.
A nice place for fishing.
Good evening and all the best in the new week that started.
pierrefonds (63352) 2012-10-15 18:31
You have captured well the action of the fishermen and the poer of the sea. I like the colors of the sea. «the point of view is showing the details and colors of the rocks and of the sea. Have a nice day.
delpeoples (56726) 2012-10-15 18:44
Ciao dear Ike
What a beautiful set of photos, this one aswell as those in the Workshop. In fact at least one of the WS photos is worthy of a post on its own. But I understand why you chose this one, the fishermen (wow there are so many) make a great graphism and complement the natural beauty of this bay so well. I can;t remember who I was talking to about fishermen and fishing, but I strongly believe that in fishing there is a fine line between patience and madness :)
Warmest regards, thanks for sharing
emka (91518) 2012-10-15 23:39
Nice photo of fishing on the rocks. I am now at home but only two days ago I saw fishing on the Good Hope cape. Also very rocky but with more waves.
baddori (20113) 2012-10-15 23:49
Good light for this hour of the morning (I think) and a scene of relaxed life.
Where there are many rocks it hard to draw if not great experience.
sea a little rough door shellfish towards the shore.
Thanks for sharing.
Royaldevon (36135) 2012-10-16 2:49
Good Morning Ike,
Some of the people appear to be in precarious situations! No douby they will be fine swimmers!
A very nicely composed shot, with the f/g rocks providing good sense of depth and the figures adding human interest to the scene.
Have a lovely day,
jhm (148756) 2012-10-16 2:53
I looked toward all the pictures, the "Altered Image #2" is for me the most beautiful, this is of course a personal choice.
It be all three wonderful, images, with a very nice view about the area.
Excellent composition, nice colors and good presentation. TFS.
Nicou (136182) 2012-10-16 6:43
quelle vue sur cette côte, avec les beau rochers gris les vaguelettes blanches et ces pêcheurs, quel ensemble et compo merveilleuse image et compo.
Bravo et amitié
adramad (43147) 2012-10-16 8:16
In view of many fishermen, a thought or many fish, and many fishing enthusiasts.
A POV fabulous with these rocks that give a great charm to the image, the color of the sea is ideal, as well as the brightness of the waters.
Nice job with the everyday life of people.
The first photo of the WS with a wider view of the coast seems sensational.
Have a nice day.
ourania (41246) 2012-10-16 11:07
this is a lovely place, very pure and tranquil, with wonderful colours and superb natural textures. Your presentation through all of your pictures is very interesting, comprehensive and pleasing. I like very much your composition and framing as well as the way depth leads close to the upper border of the frame to the vibrant figures of the devoted anglers. The sea is delightfully vivid. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great evening,
jemaflor (93273) 2012-10-16 11:19
Good pov on these rocks, niec blue water, interesting details with the fishing people.
emilbo (22616) 2012-10-16 16:12
J'ai toujours préférer pêcher sur les rochers quand j'étais jeune et ça me rappelle de bons souvenirs. Très joli bord de mer que tu nous présentes avec de très intéressants éléments. La perspective est excellente et j'aime bien la disposition des pêcheurs. Bons détails des rochers et beau bleu de la mer.
Bravo!... et toutes mes amitiés,
corjan3 (2109) 2012-10-17 3:06
Interesting place well captured in your images and just as informative a note. Those fisherman probably are losing quite a bit of tackle but I am sure it is worth it. It seems the light already was quite harsh that time of the morning but you handled it well. Best wishes.
Didi (60358) 2012-10-17 3:56
I remeber a similar scene when I was in Alexandria.
Nice place for catching crabs
chrisvek (7001) 2012-10-17 4:35
That's a very famoys hobby here in Greece.Everyone fishing on the most famous coasts with small rocks.Perfec composition and excellent POV.Well done!
Have a nice day
maria-v1981 (10932) 2012-10-17 9:17
Very nicely composed panoramic shot, Ike. Beach scenes truly need the human element, which you've provided, and they stand so prominently in the rocks. Well defined in its sharpness, pefectly chosen vantage point.
Have a nice evening,
COSTANTINO (62695) 2012-10-17 9:35
how many people down there for fishing...
me too I love this sport,I love fishin
the fishermen,the sea,nice pov
mkamionka (34615) 2012-10-17 13:03
lovely place. People enjoying fishing on the rocks add a nice realxing touch here, great idea to present this aspect of daily life,
clic (16626) 2012-10-18 15:26
I saw the movie "March of the penguins" featuring the long pilgrimage of Emperor penguins towards the sea for catching fish to feed chicks; this lovely backlit scenery isn't it a stryking analogy to penguins behaviour!
kordinator (20453) 2012-10-21 1:57
Very well composed seascape with some interesting animation provided by the fishermen.
Interesting rocks,perfect lighting.
Two fantastic workshop image.
Nice presentation of this old place.
jmdias (61342) 2012-10-22 1:41
probably these rocks were used the same way thousand years ago, in that time for earn the life and nowadays to enjoy the moment.nice view with the personages visible and the seashore well framed, a not easy light.
danos (94284) 2012-11-14 12:24
nice the snapshot with all these fishermen to try to make their hobby standing almost on the rocks an i see someone in the sea.
A good reportage shot from the Central of the country.
jcpix (13846) 2012-11-18 12:20
The clear, clean water looks inviting no matter the activity. I like these kinds of images depicting the aspect of daily life. Good composition to show the people but not have them as "clutter" in the picture, very nice arrangement Ike. Hope you've had a good weekend, take care.
Miguel82 (27277) 2013-04-04 11:02
Great view of that coastal area Ike,
I can see some people fishing, a good hobby
Fine colors, clear shot, good exposition
mcmtanyel (19729) 2013-05-05 13:29
Sharp photo, nice colors, well-managed light under difficult conditions and, most of all, scenery that makes me homesick! What more can a Mediterranean-blooded man want?
elenimavrandoni (0) 2014-06-13 21:26
Ike, this looks so much like Attika in Greece...taking the road to Sounion there is many spots like this along the sea and many people go fishing there especially on Sunday morning.
they always come out with some pretty nice fish or sea urchins....
thanks for sharing!!
berek (47338) 2015-06-15 22:17
good morning Ike ,
Pretty wild side of the sea with all these fishermen, I like the this point of view , the high brightness and the soft blue of the sea
- Copyright: Ike Harel (ikeharel) (67227)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-10-13
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ35
- Exposure: f/8, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-15 8:36