Gracisce is a wonderful village on a hiltop on the east side of Istria but still in the mountains. Its situation is as wonderful as the place itself with its old houses, alleys, churches and see-throughs
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leonorkuhn (16233) 2009-09-08 10:23
Great composition. Good management of light here. Excellent capture of the stone buildings, in beautiful colors and textures.
carper (96) 2009-09-08 10:29
goede doorkijk hier,
fraaie compositie goed licht uitstekend fotowerk. prettige avond
Fis2 (79806) 2009-09-08 13:12
A very interesting composition.
Curious alley and gate.
I like the light and shadow.
anesugur (18783) 2009-09-08 14:42
Very beautiful scenery.
Composition, colors and point of view are excellent.
Very well done.
Best wishes. Uğur
Charo (51208) 2009-09-08 16:32
Nog een mooie hoek van deze stad uitgehouwen in steen. Ik hou echt van de compositie en licht.
delpeoples (50695) 2009-09-08 19:05
Hi Gerrit, I can see how difficult the light conditions were here with extremes of harsh sun and shade, but you have done well with it. What a magical little village you have brought us, thanks for sharing, Lisa.
subhendu_bagchi (24405) 2009-09-08 19:29
composition is nice. You have divided the frame into two parts. In lower part there is a beautiful scene of a alley and some buildines, and in upper part it is a portrait of a lovely window. Sharpness and clarity is fantastic. A bit less exposer may delete the detail of wall of upper part, so it is perfect. The stony path in foreground increased its beauty. Tfs. Have a great time.
danos (80967) 2009-09-09 1:11
Good morning Gerrit,
really a nice corner of Gracisce with the earthy road and the native architectural style of the houses.The arch creates a perfect frame from the interior of this village.I'd like the light to be a little bit lower.
Have a nice day,Danos
snunney (76410) 2009-09-09 1:12
You have made good use of the arch to frame the view of the town beyond. I like the warm ambient light and the tones of the old stones. The old paved road makes an interesting lead line.
jhm (131862) 2009-09-09 3:22
Dit is werkelijk een zeer mooi plaatje om te fotograferen.
U bent er in geslaagd om iets moois te laten zien.
Diepte en licht zijn hier op zijn best.
Zeer mooi foto werk, bedankt.
Groeten uit Vlaanderen,
Budapestman (82620) 2009-09-09 3:30
beautiful shot of this architecture, the composition is very spectacular, excellent lights and graphic details, splendid shot of this charming village. Tfs! Have a nice day!
Nicou (111365) 2009-09-09 4:48
superbe image, beau cpatage au-travers de l'arche, avec ces vbielle pierre au sole, ces facades de maison qui apparaissent, mangigique.
bravo e t maitié
siamesa (27701) 2009-09-09 5:08
Lovely this view through the arc. A marvelous composition with an excellent pov and a high quality.Surely a peaceful village. Congratulations for the beautiful picture.
Bluejeans (64247) 2009-09-09 5:11
Bonito ponto de visão debaixo deste arco , bonito este tom de luz amarela deu beleza as casas , um bonito lugar para passear com estes edifícios antigos , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
Cretense (68681) 2009-09-09 7:56
Excellent architecture photo, great composition and framing! Very impressive light managment, excellent balance between bright and shaded areas! Beautiful colours! Congratulations!
lucasgalodoido (21047) 2009-09-09 10:54
bem interessante essa composição da esquina aqui, gosto dessas contruções antigas e do arco formado na foto. Belo trabalho.
Parabéns e Abraço
elihesamian (26149) 2009-09-09 11:22
Hello dear Gerrit
nice to hear from you friend !
and here...love this kind of views in villages and you captured and show us an interesting pure atmosphere of the village.
the colors and contrast are well managed,great result.
and the composition is very nice. like it very much.
also details are perfect.can stay here and look at this for minutes.
feather (51130) 2009-09-09 12:06
Wonderful composition. The arch is not simply used as a frame but you have also included plenty of interest on this side with the church-like window. Well done
ChrisJ (93442) 2009-09-09 20:38
Nice use of the fg arch to frame the bg alley. Good colour, lighting contrasts & sharpness. Excellent textural details in the fg cobblestones. Tfs!
John_F_Kennedy (41888) 2009-09-10 2:24
Typical Mediterranean alley and very nice arrangement with this view looking through arch. Well done.
mauro61 (52623) 2009-09-10 2:25
ottimo dosaggio delle luci con la finestra in alto ad abbellire la composizione.
Mi colpisce l'ottima profondità e la buona gestione in PP dei colori.
patdeph (35746) 2009-09-10 9:34
the village is splendid with its stonny houses,and I love to see a part through the arch,,and I like the window above the arch.The light is beautiful and very well managed!uperb!
AiresSantos (56155) 2009-09-11 1:00
Fine composition, great POV and colours
I like how you managed the light and framed it
Very good photo work
Have a nice weekend
npecanhuk (59032) 2009-09-11 3:29
Very beautiful picture!
The vertical format, the management of light and the composition are the real highlights here!
Sharpness, depth of field and colors are all excellent too!
It's attractive, pleasant and inviting!
TFS - congratulations!
jemaflor (77482) 2009-09-11 4:46
Good frame and vertical format, light is well managed with these strong contrasts, good idea well presented.
jlbrthnn (79791) 2009-09-11 8:41
I like this image much, it is a composition skilful, effective, descriptive, and not very easy to realize because of contrast between shade and light. Clearness is very good. congratulations.
Have a nice day.
cfreire (11739) 2009-09-11 15:45
Excellent shot well composed with good control of lights/shadows and the textures are very attractive. Well done. Regards, Consuelo
belido (19934) 2009-09-12 6:03
I can say you have managed the exposure perfectly in this one. It's such a difficult situation but I don't see it was a problem for you. Super fine definition and excellent natural colors/lights. Very well done!
jafadabret (56497) 2009-09-12 6:11
J'aime beaucoup cette photo. Tu as bien maîtrisé les différentes lumières pour donner autant de détails dans les parties à l'ombre que dans celles exposées à la lumière du soleil. J'aime l'équilibre de la composition.
Amical salut !
TopGeo (38128) 2009-09-13 0:33
Hi Gerrit! A picture that impresses with the different dynamics of levels above and in and lightings and shades also Good vertical composition and architecture of impressions Idea irreproachable
batalay (34109) 2009-09-14 5:19
What an impressive scene, Gerrit. The composition, colors and textures are all first rate. Although I've visited Croatia many times, most of my visits have been on cruises. I know Hvar, Trogir, Split and of course Dubrovnik, but I did not know about Gracisce.
Dyerco (10185) 2009-10-02 20:04
Great light management. We can see detail in both sunny and shaded areas. Good POV as the arch provides a natural frame for the street.
daddo (21474) 2009-10-19 3:52
Zdravo Gerrit. Looks like a charming place and your photo has captured the ambiance so well. There is such a variety of textures and such a lovely display of light on walls, stones and gravel. Very inviting image. I assume it was not an easy shot to take considering the bright light. Regards. Klaudio.
- Copyright: Gerrit van der Linden (Gerrit) (43775)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-07-22
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 400 D, Canon EF 18-200mm, B+W 62mm Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2009-09-08 9:02