This is the actual wooden horse from the movie 'Troy', which now stands on the Cannakale waterfront. It is a lot more impressive than the kitschy wooden horse with posing windows for tourists in Troy ('Truva' in Turkish) which is about 40 km south from here.
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pierrefonds (70395) 2014-01-02 6:04
The distance between the wooden horse and the hills is giving depth to the composition. I like the ffect of the horse in the shadow. The Sunset is giving nice colors to the sky. Have a nice day.
snunney (105437) 2014-01-02 6:35
It certainly looks most impressive in silhouette. A well exposed image with lovely light and sunset tones. The horse is ideally placed in the frames and nicely counterbalanced by the trees.
Subhogen (4067) 2014-01-02 6:52
Nice silhouette of this huge wooden horse against the backdrop of the setting sun. I like the reflections of the setting sun on the platform. The photo has excellent colors and clarity. Thanks for sharing.
Corry (4508) 2014-01-02 7:03
Très beau coucher de soleil sur la silhouette du Cheval de Troie avec une très bonne netteté de l'image. Félicitations.
carlo62 (54058) 2014-01-02 7:19
un tramonto speciale, la silhouette del cavallo più famoso al mondo domina la scena, i colori del cielo sono splendidi e la composizione risulta piacevolmente calda.
Felice Anno Nuovo
ikeharel (77137) 2014-01-02 8:04
Good evening Chris,
Impressive the wooden horse as silhouette, with the sun behind and shed golden tone over the surrounding.
Once saw a day shot of this horse on TE, do not remeber by whome.
Well managed the perfcet sharp details, evening ambiance well collected.
Oceania (5202) 2014-01-02 8:10
Happy New Year!
We knew the story of Troy long long time ago. Lucky you had chance to be the place near the story happened. You captured a beautiful sunset. The wooden horse becomes a silhouette.
Nicou (149660) 2014-01-02 8:52
avec ce soleil en fond quelle vue et iamge sueprbe compo quel découpage de ce gros cheval fantastique vue et iamge.
Bravo et amitié
Romano46 (18472) 2014-01-02 9:19
splendida e inquietante cattura della ricostruzione del famoso cavallo di Troia.
Un'accoppiata suggestiva: tramonto e cavallo che ha permesso una composizione interessante ricca di riflessi dorati in un ambiente di particolare nitidezza.
Ciao e buona serata
dkmurphys (63619) 2014-01-02 13:17
Attractive structure. The legend is surely interesting. I like the strong contrast for this image. Well done.
Enjoy a great new year!
emka (105408) 2014-01-03 4:58
This Troyan horse looks quite nice, specially here during the sunset. I remember how disappointed I was in Troy some years ago. Not much to see when you have no imagination to see the whole building from some stones. And extremely kitchy horse as attraction. Beautiful light. fantastic dark silhouette against the sunset sky.
WArm regrads Malgo
Cricri (124756) 2014-01-03 11:19
Excellent contre jour, un instant magique du coucher du soleil avec le cheval de bois en silhouette, belle réalisation
Angshu (56760) 2014-01-10 2:10
We have seen the famous horse of Troy..this is the first time I am seeing this structure in silhouette. Beautifully done with lovely pastel hues which I liked
adores (46329) 2014-01-11 15:09
I haven't been here when I was there, but it was almost 20 years ago. I believe the country is much more touristic now. Great shot, with the silhouette of the wooden horse and the beautiful sunset.
delpeoples (59684) 2014-01-14 19:49
This makes a nice accompaniment for your next Blue Hour photo of the same place. I can't decide which I like the better, the sillhouettes here are compelling, but I also like the details in the horse you captured in the next image. Both are composed expertly and show your skills in dealing with the differing light conditions.
Thanks for sharing, have a great day
eldancer1 (36343) 2014-02-08 9:52
Awesome composition! I like the placement of all elements that made this a great presentation of this famous wooden horse. Love the colors of the sunset. Good use of the silhouette and good use of the people for scale. Very well done, tfs.
Silvio1953 (151503) 2014-02-08 11:48
Ciao Chris, fascinating sunset with lovely silhouette, splendid light and wonderful warm colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
nikkitta (17068) 2014-02-13 14:57
I remember having seen the film, a bad one, only stayed to watch the scene of the horse and here you presented it
Impossing silhouette and color contrast in an interesting sunset composition
Well done, regards
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (117201)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-07-02
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D 90
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/200 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-02 5:44
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