Part view from the down-town of Bellvue.
Bellevue is a rapidly growing city in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States, across Lake Washington from Seattle. Long known as a suburb or satellite city of Seattle,it is now categorized as an edge city or a boomburb.The population was 122,363 at the 2010 census.
Downtown Bellevue is undergoing rapid change. It is currently the second largest city center in Washington state with over 35,000 employees and 5,000 residents.Based on per capita income, Bellevue is the 6th wealthiest of 522 communities in the state of Washington.In 2008, Bellevue was named number 1 in CNNMoney's list of the best places to live and launch a business.More recently,Bellevue was ranked as the 4th best place to live in America.The name "Bellevue" is French for "beautiful view".
Sports and recreation
Since the 1970s, the city has taken an active role in ensuring that its commercial development does not overwhelm its natural land and water resources.Today, the Bellevue Parks and Community Services Department manages more than 2,500 acres (10 km2) of parks and open spaces, including the Downtown Park and the Bellevue Botanical Garden, as well as several playgrounds, beach parks, and trails. More than 5,500 Bellevue residents participate in volunteer activities through this department annually.
Bellevue was home to the American Basketball Association team, the Bellevue Blackhawks. The Blackhawks in 2005, despite being ranked 13th in the league, made it to the championship game in front of 15,000 fans in Little Rock, Arkansas.The team has been inactive since 2006.
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pajaran (49662) 2011-10-21 23:34
Vrlo interesantan i dobar tekst sa podacima o gradu ...
Lep pogled na deo grada sa savremenom arhitekturom, lepa fotografija.
Dobra ostrina snimka i kontrast kojim ste istakli lepu arhitekturu, lepe boje.
Imajte lep dan i vreme, kod nas hladna jesen i pada kisa.
Sve najbolje za vikend.
Very interesting and good article with information about the city ...
Nice view of the city with modern architecture, beautiful images.
Good Sharpness and contrast image which you have pointed out a beautiful architecture, beautiful colors.
Have a nice day and time, in our autumn cold and raining.
All the best for the weekend.
vrabieionut (2189) 2011-10-21 23:49
Nice capture,specific architecture Americans.Clouds give very good in your picture.
geoant68 (331) 2011-10-22 0:07
ωραία και καθαρή φωτογραφία από το κέντρο της πόλης του Bellvue.Τα πολυόροφα μοντέρνα κτήρια είναι πράγματι εντυπωσιακά με τα χρώματα και τον φωτισμό της ημέρας να τα αναδεικύουν.
papagolf21 (84048) 2011-10-22 0:49
Bonjour, cher ami Danos,
Les immeubles s'amusent à vouloir toucher le ciel et prendre des figures modernes.
L'ensemble se détache merveilleusement sur ce ciel griffé ici et là de superbes nuages.
Très bonne présentation.
ikeharel (54195) 2011-10-22 1:16
City skyline showing the clouds and shadows play on the buildings, Danos.
Fine clear view, and each building has a diff. color.
Enjoy your weekend,
Bluejeans (64247) 2011-10-22 1:17
Ola Danos ,
Bonita esta linha de edifícios espelhados bem modernos , gostei muito do céu tem umas fantásticas nuvens , bons reflexos , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
dkmurphys (47690) 2011-10-22 2:01
A simple but attractive American city scape. Nice colors, well catch.
Enjoy a fine day.
vasilpro (40881) 2011-10-22 2:16
Γεια σου Δάνο,
Εξαιρετική φωτογραφία με πάρα πολύ καλή επεξεργασία(ελαφρά HDR;), υπέροχος φωτισμός και χρώματα, ωραίος ουρανός, ενδιαφέρουσα άποψη της πόλης και της αρχιτεκτονικής της.
Καλό Σαββατοκύριακο, Βασίλης.
peppe59 (14551) 2011-10-22 2:28
beautiful light and a great sky, very beautiful image and interesting.
congratulations and good weekend.
krzychu30 (15348) 2011-10-22 2:34
beautiful urban scene.Fantastc colors saturation and sharpness make it looks almost like HDR effect.It creates unique atmosphere here.It´s just magnificent.
I like it.
Have a nice weekend
cargus (8092) 2011-10-22 2:55
Good picture, a architecture scene better played, better contrast and luminozitate.Well done.
fds (7502) 2011-10-22 3:42
great skyline with the great tower
very nice sky over the great city
very nice point of view
stevesaba (8135) 2011-10-22 5:57
Well seen and expertly done! Quite a great sky too! Lovely soft light from what perhaps is the late afternoon? Some nice subtle reflections from some of the buildings. A very pleasing scene! Warm regards,
wolf38 (31068) 2011-10-22 6:13
Hello Danos. Beautiful view. I agree. The skyscrapers are impressive. But beauty is of course a relative term. With Greece, it is not comparable. But if you travel, you photographed. Worth seeing. Rgds, Wolfgang.
Sonata11 (33203) 2011-10-22 7:46
this view is stunningly beautiful. Architecture looks amazing show its modern beauty. I love this POV, fantastic colors, sharpness, clarity of so many details with gorgeous sky which reflect on those buildings. Great picture. Awesome. Perfectly well done.
All the best and have a nice WE,
humayun (2919) 2011-10-22 8:04
very nice image and good pov........
pov is good also........
rodgerg (55767) 2011-10-22 8:24
POV well selecetd for the presentation of this very graphic american architectur. The cars in the FG give an idea of the important dimensions of the edifices. The clouds giev a particulary athmospher to the shot and too a plesant prospect effect.
Have a nice WE,
ChrisJ (95174) 2011-10-22 9:00
Looks like a nice up & coming satellite city of Seattle. An informative note with good sharpness & nice color & graphism. Tfs!
Fis2 (83220) 2011-10-22 9:05
Good frame and composition.
I like colors and sharpness.
Excellent work my friend.
Nice evening and sunday.
mesutilgim (81392) 2011-10-22 9:43
Hi dear Danos,
Nice capture with very good layout and without any distortion.
Nice soft colors and perfect sharpness.
TFS and have a nice weekend
josepmarin (57627) 2011-10-22 9:45
a good visual angle for to catch the elegant architecture of the downtown, from a well chosen point of view.
The nice light increases the graphical beauty of the shapes and the geometry of these buildings, the colors are splendid, and the sky has a few really aesthetic clouds.
Excellent composition, my friend.
fabianoleite (9373) 2011-10-22 9:46
Excellent cityscape, hte buildings form a good composition, with a good portion of the street aiding. Good work, congratulations!
kato (11630) 2011-10-22 11:12
You're capturing well this skyscraper of Bellevue by a good composition and excellent tone/clarity. So, it's impressive to see many high buildings with modern style although it is visible to a minerals. And, here seems to the good place of air, too.
ls7902 (7314) 2011-10-22 13:10
Attractive buildings & skyline of this city. I like the dark colors and the cloudy blue sky. Regards. Latiff.
nobuikehonda (3848) 2011-10-22 13:41
Good morning Danos,
It is past five o’clock in the morning here. It’s very nice to see a new photo from the U.S. I have been looking at this image for some time now. In the presented image, there is this feeling of falling into a surrealistic world. It is a very positive feeling though. I love the skyline and the overall metallic quality, which dominates the photo. The image presented was taken during one afternoon, but the city seems to stand still. Love the sky and the clouds formation above. The photo is another great success, Danos. I love the overall image presented to us very much.
With my very best wishes,
Have a great weekend, Danos
Budapestman (82620) 2011-10-22 13:52
a very spectacular city view, the composition is superb, great architectural details and the POV is excellent, TFS! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
edge (6070) 2011-10-22 20:48
Hello Danos, Great view of the city of Bellvue. I lived in the Pacific Northwest for 20 years and am familiar with this city. Fast growing hi tech place. You have done an excellent job capturing the skyline of this new metropolis. Impressive composition and adherence to the horizon. Great use of the high f stop as well. Regards, Roger
Graal (95986) 2011-10-22 23:58
amazing modern constructions of buildings. View like from lego land. Surprising diversity of architecture. Good panoramic composition andpresentation. Photo I like.
Have a nice day.
patdeph (35748) 2011-10-23 2:40
nice viex on the town,where I like the sky and the light very much.Well done.
pablominto (53744) 2011-10-23 2:42
This is a fine recording of the skyline, with a great 3D feeling!
Excellent details in the architecture and the pretty sky makes a great background...
A well balanced composition to show the city of Bellevue...!
siolaw (38088) 2011-10-23 5:09
Geia sou Dano
Bellevue means "beautiful view" in French... So here you are!
The general quality is excellent with proper exposure and natural colours.
anokutan (15097) 2011-10-23 5:14
This view is stunningly beautiful.I love this POV, fantastic colors, sharpness.
subhendu_bagchi (25404) 2011-10-23 5:21
what a nice shot with those skyscrapers at background under the fine sky and nice street life. Very good control over light and fine depth. A superb one with razor sharp details. Tfs.
bayno (18342) 2011-10-23 5:38
Hello Danos, what is striking in this picture is the framing very beautiful, the particularity and clarity of the sky, the management of exposure and great deep, well done, warm regards, Valter
Giorgio (11279) 2011-10-23 6:03
- Very nice PoV on this modern city Danos, very good technical quality with relief effect, amazing color and light, well done!
All the best.
jemaflor (82098) 2011-10-23 9:10
Well taken, god sharpness and light on these buildings,well managed.
ruisc_pt (10525) 2011-10-23 11:40
Nice work danos,
Nice color depth
baddori (19195) 2011-10-23 12:46
Nella città della Boeing e l'aerospaziale americana .
Ricchezza e grandi edifici ....
Un golfo meraviglioso e un centro direzionale da Metropoli .
shevchenko (19051) 2011-10-23 19:37
Nice to see buildings in different design,
beautiful city view, good pov to frame it,
tidy shot, distinct image, well done.
abmdsudi (41266) 2011-10-23 20:45
Great urbanscape and great skyline line and perspective. The composition is effective with the shot sweeping the eyes towards the highrise buildings. Fabulous image with great dof and fabulous play of light and shadows rendering superb detail throughout and good contrasting colours. A truly fine capture. Congrats.
janusz2054 (2) 2011-10-24 4:00
This is a very nice composition of modern architecture.
Very good pov.Perfect sharpness and clarity.
jlbrthnn (79791) 2011-10-24 5:23
The photo splendidly consists and realized. I like seeing city, beautiful and inhuman at once, after this wide foreground. Excellent light, colors and neatness. Bravo.
Have a nice day
gildasjan (41212) 2011-10-24 7:52
Un superbe ciel et sous cette lumières ces tours sont parfaitement mises en valeur.J'aime beaucoup le contraste de cette image.
adramad (36297) 2011-10-24 8:00
A stunning composition with the modern buildings of the city center, a splendid sky decorate this good image with the contrast of different styles in this group of modern buildings.
Superb brightness, perfect clarity and a nice color.
Have a good week.
mvdisco (17676) 2011-10-24 8:36
Beautiful modern architecture of Bellevue,
Excellent details and great composition and presentation,
Nice point of view and deep of field,
Very well done and notes of the city.
Silvio1953 (118290) 2011-10-24 9:55
Ciao Danos, great parade of fantastic skyscrapers on a superb sky, splendid light and wonderful pastel colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
Cricri (103101) 2011-10-24 11:21
Une jolie vue de ces buildings de hauteur différentes sous un ciel superbe, j'aime aussi les reflets, belle réalisation
clic (14596) 2011-10-24 12:56
Sorry for my delay Danos
It's an exciting view on Bellevue and you managed a fine setup by locating the main towers right on a vertical tier line, so the eyes lock on these.
The allover depiction is fantastic due to low light on city that conveys medium tones so informative.
TopGeo (38192) 2011-10-24 13:01
Γειά σου! Δάνος!
Με εντυπωσίασε η επιλογή σου!και η εκτέλεση!
άψογο πλάνο, καθαρότητα, λεπτομέρειες και υπέροχα χρώματα! άψογη η θέα και η ποιότητα αρίστη!
csabagaba (6554) 2011-10-25 1:16
Modern ambience, modern buildings. American way of life. excellent image quality, beautiful colors. Ilie images, even in this architecture is acceptable :-)
I'm surprised that the picture is much plasticity.
Have a nice day.
skippy007 (12510) 2011-10-25 1:58
Hello Danos, What a beautiful view, well captured, it reminds me of my home town Melbourne. I like the nice warm tones that contrast well with the colder blue sky.
Thanks for the very informative note.
mursaloglu (8411) 2011-10-25 4:51
γειά σου Danos
Great cityscape picture my dear friend amazing composition eyecatching image... ine poli orea ihsan
Robert1969 (6906) 2011-10-25 23:53
Very good composition: the two highest buildings
are now a catcher in the eye and despite the
many details, the picture pleasantly calmness.
Also the sharpness and light management are
p.s. My apologize for my late response.
mkamionka (29760) 2011-10-26 8:33
very interesting presentation from this less known destination in the USA.
Great composition with pleasant asymmetric design.
The perfect processing nicely enhanced the sky adding an attractive dramatic touch to the scene.
Very well done,
delpeoples (52777) 2011-10-26 18:44
Kalispera dear Danos
This is an exquisite piece of post-processing. The rich coloursm excellent sharpness and magnificent clouds all combine to make a formidable composition. I like it alot, congratulations.
RhodieIke (11512) 2011-10-27 1:26
Hi Danos, What a super photo of this scene in Bellvue, love the Greys,and the sun rays catching some of the buildings, Well done, Tfs, Cheers Iain.
marcan44 (6223) 2011-10-27 5:47
stupenda inquadratura che rispetta la regola canonica dei terzi con i due grattacieli sulla destra.
Colori naturali, cielo splendido, chiarezza di dettagli, composizione elegante.
paololg (31448) 2011-10-27 9:34
Ciao dear Danos,
interesting view of this modern city, where, reading your notes, I understand that the level of the life is very good. The perfect sharpness and the excellent clarity give the feeling that these skyscrapers are three-dimensional. Excellent photo work, dear friend, congratulations!
Ciao, have a nice Friday!
pierrefonds (55716) 2011-10-27 16:58
The distance between the street and the highrise buildings is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the architecture of the highrise buildings. It is clear and sharp. Have a nice day.
nikkitta (13953) 2011-10-27 19:52
I always arrived when your photo has more than 100 points
Great for you!
Great also the wide capture of the main buildings of this ,up to now, unknown city to me
What calls more my attention is the beautiful sky
Also modern buildings are interesting to watch, different shapes, colors and lots of reflections
Very goood POV
francio64 (38276) 2011-10-28 15:56
bella ed equilibrata immagine di Bellvue in Washington, impreziosita dal bel cielo che fa da ottimo sfondo.
Bel contrasto tra luci ed ombre e ottimo sharp.
Longroute (19394) 2011-10-29 1:51
These well detached skyscrapers make a good photographic subject, with their imposing figures against the deep blue sky. The graphism is very fine and so are the colours and the reflections which give vitality to the image. The image has an excellent clarity which highlights all the small details and there is a great sense of spaces and volumes.
A very American cityscape!
siamesa (27733) 2011-10-29 6:58
Bom dia Danos
Amazing composition of the buildings and the fantastic sky. Perfectly captured.
Angshu (55035) 2011-10-29 22:12
Good view of the gleaming skyscrapers. Light is good as it reflects on the glass buildings. You've got a nice sky to top it up as well with the clouds. Well presented!
asajernigan (20906) 2011-10-30 8:50
This is a fine cityscape! The panoramic view is great allowing us to see much of the modern skyline. The lighting and colors are great and the photo has fine sharpness.
fotka (3343) 2011-11-04 9:12
Your photo shows beautiful American modern architecture. The blue sky with white clouds is an excellent background to your picture. Great composition, colors, light and sharpness.
Hansaphotos (6541) 2011-11-04 12:02
Very attractive picture and a great cityscape. Wonderful colour tones. Very good clarity and sharpness, and well managed light. Very nice work:) TFS. Enjoy your WE.
Best regards, Erling
jmdias (53535) 2011-11-06 7:56
the light is soft and perfect. I liked the contrast between the buildings against the clouds that cross the sky in a diagonal way. nice architecture, excellent pov, framing and sharpness. TFS.
boa (5881) 2011-11-08 13:31
a good pov and a fine balanced composition. I also like all reflections in the facades from the beautiful sky. Sharp and clear with a good note as always, Tfs !
Have a nice evening.
sacimar (25975) 2011-11-18 4:39
this is a beautiful image of this part of the city, I like the light and colors here, you chose a good point of view and the result is excellent,
Have a nice weekend!
s_lush (16134) 2011-11-29 12:45
The architecture, light, sky and colors are wonderful in this scene. A very impressive urban skyline with such a nice examples of pieces of modern architecture, excellent composition and perfect quality of the image!
macjake (54070) 2011-11-29 12:47
lovely city scape shot.
very clear, sharp, and very well exposed.
so much to enjoy viewing the crispness of the glass and window.
the cloud coverage is another great detail.
faubry (35405) 2011-12-30 4:40
Hello Danos, a wonderful photo from this town, i like really presentation architecture building, superb colours;
have a nice day
maria-v1981 (10814) 2012-06-06 12:56
Γεια σου Δάνο,
Πόσο ενδιαφέρον και μοναδικοί είναι στα μάτια μας οι ουρανοξύστες. Εδω στην Ελλάδα δεν έχουμε τέτοια κτίρια και πάντα με συναρπάζει μια τέτοια σύνθεση. Πολύ όμορφος ουρανός και υπέροχα χρώματα.
aliabazari (13287) 2012-11-30 21:12
Γεια σου Danos αγαπητός
Η θέα είναι πολύ όμορφη. Το λατρεύω. Η έκθεση και ανακατέψτε καλά εκτελούνται.
fabbs99 (16147) 2013-05-27 2:30
Very nice capture of this urban skyline. A very well composed photo with great use of light. The deep depth of field is perfect. Great POV and good composition. Very well done, TFS.
serp2000 (38838) 2013-10-20 21:42
My first idea was about D.C. Washington, and I wanted to say that I don't remember similar blocks there, but I see this is West Coast. My friends did not recommended me to visit this State, 'cause the wet weather and bad climate etc... What can you say about?
- Copyright: Danos kounenis (danos) (84367)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-09-21
- 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/22, 1/45 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Three weeks in USA
- Date Submitted: 2011-10-21 23:23