Kea (Greek: Κέα), also known as Gia or Tzia (Greek: Τζια), s a Greek island in the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean Sea. Kea is part of the Kea-Kythnos regional unit. Its capital, Ioulis, is inland at a high altitude (like most ancient Cycladic settlements, for fear of pirates) and is considered quite picturesque. Other major villages of Kea are the port of Korissia and the fishing village of Vourkari. After suffering depopulation for many decades, Kea has been recently rediscovered by Athens as a convenient destination for weekends and yachting trips. The population in 2011 was 2,455.
It is the island of the Cyclades complex that is closest to Attica (about 1 hour by ferry from Lavrio) and is also 20 km (12 mi) from Cape Sounio as well as 60 km (37 mi) SE of Athens. Its climate is arid, and its terrain is hilly. Kea is 19 km (12 mi) long from north to south and 9 km (6 mi) wide from west to east. The area is 129 km2 (50 sq mi) with the highest point being 560 m (1,837 ft) above sea level
The municipality Kea includes the island of Makronisos to the northwest.
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pajaran (45488) 2013-07-18 3:21
Dobar tekst o ostrvu sa datim podacima ...
Lep pogled na zutu kucu ...
Dobra kompozicija i perspektiva, lepo pokazana kuca sa lampama na zidu.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje.
Good article on an island with a given data ...
Nice view of the yellow house ...
Good composition and perspective, nice house with lamps shown on the wall.
Have a great and successful day, all the best.
amaryllis (32841) 2013-07-18 3:24
c'est en effet une superbe maison, de couleur typique du pays, fleurie, un beau ciel et aussi des ombres bienvenues dans ta réalisation
jemaflor (77476) 2013-07-18 3:50
Ok, a beautiful house with this yellow color, well managed with a good light capture, good e"xposure for these shadows, interesting angle and architecture.
subhendu_bagchi (24375) 2013-07-18 3:51
a clear and crysp presentation of those buildings and alley... Like the soft colour contrast. Like the depth. A very nice composition in vertical. Tfs.
Fis2 (79774) 2013-07-18 4:03
Beautiful house, wonderful alley.
I like POV and composition.
Super pastel colours.
Have a nice afternoon
SnapRJW (27012) 2013-07-18 4:25
The warm yellow is eye-catching and inviting here Danos and this quiet corner with the potted plants is beautifully composed and managed. Warm regards Rosemary
adramad (33554) 2013-07-18 4:40
How wonderful corner, with this fascinating mix of colors, the POV is great including the two lanterns and a bit of curve to give perspective street.
Nice day gives you this beautiful range of colors.
Magnificent light and also very good sharpness, which allows us to see fine details.
Very well done. I love it.
Enjoy a nice day.
sabermonajati (8583) 2013-07-18 5:01
pleasant and fondle eye architecture you captured.
timecapturer (41792) 2013-07-18 5:09
a shot full of the character and wonderfully original beauty of your homeland. Love the light and textures here with all the elements perfectly placed and balanced to great effect. Hot as Greece here in England today but would gladly be enjoying your sun than ours. Glorious!
bona (11957) 2013-07-18 5:15
yes it is a beautiful house. I like the façade color and the details of lamps and doors. I like this Greek architecture style very characteristic from this country.
Sergiom (50552) 2013-07-18 5:18
En effet, elle est bien belle cette maison jaune. Elle doit se démarquer avantageusement de ses voisines. Même les fleurs sont coordonnées. Un beau cadrage vertical des plus réussi.
kato (11084) 2013-07-18 5:43
You're capturing well this architecture by a good angle and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see lovely house with Greek color. It shows good balance of yellow, creamy, brown/green, too. And. the lamp setting on the wall draws out an additional tasteful effect.
jurek1951 (40207) 2013-07-18 5:58
this is a real nice sharp and colorful architecture photography,Good details and textures.
dkmurphys (44595) 2013-07-18 5:59
Very beautiful colors of this charming detail. I like the POV and the quality of your image. Good work!
ourania (22722) 2013-07-18 8:08
πολύ όμορφο το σπίτι με τη χαρακτηριστική αλλά και πάντα πρωτότυπη αρχιτεκτονική. Είναι πολύ ενδιαφέρων και γοητευτικός ο τρόπος που προσπαθούν οι άνθρωποι να κάνουν τα σπίτια τους να ξεχωρίσουν σε πυκνοχτισμένες νησιώτικες γειτονιές σαν αυτή. Θαυμάσια σύνθεση σε κάθετο κάδρο, αληθινές υφές και χαριτωμένες λεπτομέρειες. Πάνω απ' όλα φως και χρώματα! Συγχαρητήρια και ευχαριστώ!
Να είσαι καλά, καλό σου βράδυ,
clic (13240) 2013-07-18 8:12
Geia sou Danos
Warm tones painted, enlighted by warm lighting; that is exactly what is needed for a strong incentive to a visit in Kea-loulis with the stated goal of discovering local exotism!
Outstanding allover depiction despite difficult sun angle.
Indrasish (2535) 2013-07-18 8:33
Great shot here.. Superb composition and nice vertical frame.. I like the yellow wall.. Excellent image quality too.. Thanks for your informative notes.. Great job..
Good night and wish you all the best..
Noel_Byrne (17175) 2013-07-18 8:52
That is indeed a beautiful house, and what makes it even more appealing is the excellent angle you chose to portray it from. The color looks splendid against that deep blue sky and the light and shadows are perfect. This house could be an advertisement for this town!
All the best
ikeharel (48302) 2013-07-18 8:53
Magnificent the mustard-yellow color of the facade, green one wooden door in contrast and the other in red/brown, with the plants in front. The owner looks to have good taste.
The small alley is shown on side's with good clarity and depth.
Fine spotted and well rendered the scene. Lovely.
cornejo (25481) 2013-07-18 10:10
Hello Danos, excellent photography of this beautiful and interesting composition with beautiful facades, beautifully captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, light and color. Excellent and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy rest of week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
speedymanu (3485) 2013-07-18 10:14
textures, textures : your composition is very serene, so summer like, filled with sunshine and heat.
Have a nice day,
dta (60173) 2013-07-18 10:19
Hello DAnos ,
A beautiful and so typical yellow and white house , perfectly presented .
Miguel82 (17317) 2013-07-18 10:54
Charming yellow house color Danos,
A picture well framed and clear
I like the decorative plants and the lamps
pierrefonds (53298) 2013-07-18 13:37
The flower pot is helping to frame the scene. The point of view is showing the details and colours of the façades of the houses. There is a good contrast between the colours of the picture. Have a nice day.
krzychu30 (14986) 2013-07-18 13:40
your title captures perfectly what we see-the house is really beauitful.Very colorful and picturesque.I like the way the yellow color contrasts so nicely with white and blue shades.Additionally the play of light&shade brings some more charm into the image.
Well composed and executed shot!
npecanhuk (59016) 2013-07-18 17:19
Lovely and charming picture with special regards to the vertical format, chosen pov, composition and colors!
TFS - congrats,
Graal (94156) 2013-07-18 23:21
good title, yes, house is beautiful. I like the facade and entrance through the two doors. Good vertical composition. Fine colors and light also.
Have a nice day.
emka (68576) 2013-07-18 23:43
Hi Danos, it is indeed very beautiful house, although so simple. But it can be also in Mediterranean, with such a wonderful light. so peaceful and full of sun. Probably all wet for siesta and only crazy photographer goes around with a camera. nice stairs, and flowers in big pots... Simply marvelous.
Angshu (53980) 2013-07-19 3:37
The lemon coloured facade of the house makes it attractive, nicely contrasting with the leaf green and the red in the BG. The path creates a good lead-in. Liked the lamp against the sky. Well done!
abmdsudi (36294) 2013-07-19 3:45
This is excellent, You really have captured the reality of this place so well, the extra details in the fg adds interest to the overall scene. Well done.
eldancer1 (23067) 2013-07-19 7:51
It is unique but beautiful color for a house! Nicely captured with good pov showing the sturdy doors and partly cloudy sky. Good details. Well done, tfs.
josepmarin (57267) 2013-07-19 11:04
yes, I agree with the title you given to the photo, it's a very beautiful house.
I like its vivid yellow color and its contrast with the green and red doors, and the nice elements as the lampposts, the plants and the flowers.
The narrow street, the great game of light and shades, and the wonderful colours complete an excellent composition.
Best regards, my friend,
Sonata11 (32261) 2013-07-19 11:31
Hi dear Danos,
Wow! OMG! this is impressive POV which looking at this pic I realized is an amazingly beautiful architecture and the striking beautiful colors. I really love it. Awesome !!! Congrats.
All the best from hot Texas and have a great WE,
fabbs99 (14449) 2013-07-19 13:06
I love the colors of Greece and this shot of yours does not let me down in anyways.Greece may be very small as a country but no one can take away its history and heritage.Hats off to Aristotle and all other luminaries to have been born there and lived there.Long live Greece and its culture.TFS.
nikkitta (11142) 2013-07-19 13:27
So, not all houses in Greece are white and blue?
Nice and interesting architecture and original POV in diagonal
Good to include the wall lamp
Thanks for the post and note
Have a great week end
jmdias (50347) 2013-07-19 17:20
marvelous the shapes of these houses and the colors used here. interesting image with an excellent pov , framing, light and sharpness. TFS.
mcmtanyel (8177) 2013-07-19 19:42
Dark blue sky and yellow facade, who wouldn't like it? Especially a Fenerbahçe fan like myself! Brilliant colors and pretty shapes.
mvdisco (17502) 2013-07-19 20:50
Bonjour Danos, hi,
I like the architecture of the house and color too,
Excellent point of view and details,
well presented and composed as usual.
all my compliments
Didi (53297) 2013-07-20 4:06
Very nice coloured composition
Good frame quality on the house walls and good sharp picture
Nice place for holidays
bayno (18340) 2013-07-20 4:26
a house decorated and painted with taste, I can only imagine the interior light well managed and beautiful details..
have a good WE...
mirosu (10942) 2013-07-20 4:56
Excellent house detail photo with very nice colors, perfect light, very good clarity. I like the superb low angle viewpoint as well as all very nice details. The whole is perfectly arranged in portrait format. Well done indeed. Greetings, Miro
gus72 (3719) 2013-07-20 16:33
Hi Danos !!! just back from a 9 week trip visiting 7 countries..... fabulous..... and like I did from our pervious trip to Argentina I cam back with hundred of photos from houses.....
now..... yellow is my favourite colour..... so how can I not like this photo
I LOVE IT........ I wish it was in my collection !!!
delpeoples (50651) 2013-07-21 1:24
Kalimera dear Danos
I love these bright yellow tones and how they contrast with the blue sky. The architectural style is so characteristic. Excellent details and I like your choice of the vertical frame. A very summery, inviting photo, congratulations.
shevchenko (18989) 2013-07-21 20:39
Beautiful facade in vivid color, good pov and good frame to show it, lovely potted plants and old lamps on the wall, distinct photo under bright sunlight, good shoot.
adidas5nb (4005) 2013-07-21 20:48
what a lovely pov of this greek alley.great houses and doors and colors,with the alley showing just enough.
maloutim (9621) 2013-07-22 4:41
I love these beautiful bright colours which must make people's lives brighter too !
Lovely POV on the house and the beginning of the back street, letting us guess that there is a nice walk to be taken in the shade.
Urs (14082) 2013-07-22 9:34
I always like your bold colour tone contrast, here the yellow, white and the blue because you shoot most of the time with the sun, what helps to keep the colour hues vivid. Well done
Silvio1953 (111038) 2013-07-22 10:43
Ciao Danos, great view of lovely house, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful mediterranean colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
thebest (4258) 2013-07-23 19:19
A beautiful house indeed & yellow is a favourite colour of mine - I like very much the different textures & the overall content is absolutely charming what a wonderful place to live.
Excellent photo for all the right reasons.
elenimavrandoni (11839) 2013-07-23 22:26
Δάνο, πανέμορφο σπίτι όντως, με εντυπωσιακό χρώμα, φωτεινό να το λούζει ο ήλιος και η φωτογραφία σου μοναδική να αποτυπώνει τήν ομορφιά του..
Η φωτο σου είναι παλιά και δεν είσαι Κέα...να περνάς καλά στο Πήλιο λοιπόν...εγώ σε επισκέπτομαι καθημερινά...
Cricri (96959) 2013-07-24 10:47
Que dire sinon que c'est plein de charme, attirant, une vraie beauté magnifiquement présenter
mesutilgim (76734) 2013-07-24 23:16
Hello dear Danos,
Veyr nice capture from Kea, including all the elements of the well known Aegean architecture.
Good pov and perfect layout again.
Again a perfect TE entry with many interesting notes.
TFS and best regards
kordinator (14829) 2013-07-26 0:58
Nice view of the yellow house.
Excellent composition and perspective, nice house with lamps shown on the wall.
marina7 (8017) 2013-07-26 8:42
the color palette is the most attractive feature here, the yellow stucco of the wall is very eye-catching and in perfect harmony with the other hues. Very good angle too, lovely presentation.
My best wishes!
Kielia (22293) 2013-07-26 9:26
a simple but beautiful impression of this cozy house with a fantastic atmosphere created by the Mediterranean light and the moody colors. The composition is excellent! My compliments!
Glint (5989) 2013-07-26 13:58
you have found a charming house to photograph. I love the bright colours and especially the yellow with the blue sky. Primary colours -like a child's painting!
zoomer (6) 2013-07-28 12:53
Hi,what a lovely setting!Light,colors and composition are excellent.Friendly regards,Wolf.
geoant68 (2751) 2013-07-30 22:54
Δάνο γεια σου,
πολύ καλό το σφικτό κάδρο της φωτογραφίας σου με το βαμμένο σπίτι στα κίτρινα να προκαλεί ένα πολύ όμορφο αποτέλεσμα για το σκηνικό.Το φως αναδεικνύει τις λεπτομέρειες όπως και την ποιότητα της φωτογραφίας,
claudeD (28848) 2013-07-31 6:42
very fine picture showing this interesting house which is really beautiful. Excellent colors and very fine sharpness. Very good contribution to TE.TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
Waylim (24482) 2013-08-01 12:13
It is a beautiful indeed. I also like very much the warm yellow color. The doors with deep green and red also complement well with the yellow. Excellent quality photo showing the beautiful and charming houses on the island.
mkamionka (28420) 2013-08-01 13:53
beautiful corner so nicely decorated. I like how you have presented it in a great light and lovely vivid colors. Stairs, plants in pots and the lamps make great decorative elements here.
Very well seen and captured,
wolf38 (29804) 2013-08-02 12:16
Hello Danos. This is a wonderful photo with fantastic colors. The dominiernde yellow and the blue sky perfectly complement each other. Yes, the Mediterranean flair is beautiful. Rgds, Wolfgang.
jcpix (9274) 2013-08-13 14:36
This is incredibly rich in texture and color, a well suited corner of the village for a sunny day opportunity. :) Most impressive is the exposure, all of the shaded areas are well lit to show detail while the highlights are evenly balanced and also render the same detail throughout. Love those doors, the darker and rustic colors are subtle, but still make a their presence visible among the bright yellow. Simply beautiful, and thoughtfully arranged for to fill the frame with interest from top to bottom. Nicely done once again. Have a great day ahead.
dip (22902) 2013-08-22 5:22
Γειά σου Δάνο,
όμορφο δείγμα αρχιτεκτονικής της Τζιάς η φωτογραφία σου με το κίτρινο χρώμα που κυριαρχεί να την κάνει ακόμα ποιό εντυπωσιακή,
άριστη ποιότητα και φωτισμός,
ines8 (5986) 2013-08-29 13:16
Charming picture,love it! I wish be there...
Corry (4106) 2013-09-09 13:06
C'est vrai qu'elle est bien jolie cette maison jaune avec ses portes verte et rouge sur fond de ciel bleu. Bon angle de prise de vue. Félicitations.
mohammad_H (8128) 2013-09-20 8:30
Well designed and beautiful home and yellow colors vertical format, an attractive appearance, light quality, clarity, sharpness is very good, Good camera angle
NorthernLight (1209) 2013-10-23 3:40
yes, I agree with you. The house is really beautiful. Just like this picture of this house. :-)
Great colors and sharpness and very pleasing picture composition. The one who looks at this picture would like to go in there to see how it looks from the inside.
Beautifully made, Danos!
Have a nice day
Romano46 (15574) 2013-10-27 4:11
il grande successo che ha avuto queta tua foto e ben neritato.
Alla bella composizione si accompagna un insieme di colori molto piacevoli che rendono il soggetto affascinante in notevole misura.
Ottima ripresa caratterizzata da una elevata luminosità e da una cura particolare per colore e contrasto.
Ciao e buona domenica
Vasa (16658) 2013-11-02 3:29
I read your note and I admire the corner. I keep the dream about Greece. Thanks for inspiration Danos!
- Copyright: Danos kounenis (danos) (80945)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-05-05
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 5 D, Canon Zoom EF 24-105mm 1:4mm L IS USM, HOYA Pro1 Digital 77mm MC UV
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/25 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-07-18 3:16
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