Ruins of the Soimos fortress in Arad County, Western Romania. This was built in 1278 but now is deserted.
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Tibetix (0) 2004-12-28 15:14
Hi Calin... Welcome to TE...
This is a very surreal picture... Bravo :)
Happy new year to you...
Didi (48880) 2004-12-28 15:23
A scene from "the hound of Baskerville", with a very good framing and very nice colours .
Well done Calin.
MiguelP (14464) 2004-12-28 15:24
Have you seen any of the horro“s movies made by the Hammer (a british company) back in the 60“s and 70“s? You should: This picture has the same kind of technicolour light. Congratulations.
PS: Sorry, I did not realized that I was giving you the first critic (or so it seems) here, at TE. Welcome Calin, I look forward to see more of your work
doitashimashite (0) 2004-12-28 15:29
Incredibly beautiful. What a setting for a sunset picture! The square framing is also an excellent choice. Oh, how well this is done..
How many points can I give? Wah, only 2?
Ramonven (126) 2004-12-28 15:34
Hi Calin! Welcome to Trekearth! What an incredibely beautifull picture!! Really really nice! I am looking forward to seeing more!!
waskahegan (0) 2004-12-28 15:36
dramatic, good exposure and excellent colors.
dimitrisT (934) 2004-12-28 16:14
Excellent result! The colors are very dramatic and the light shows in a perfect way the details of the structure on the right. Very nice natural framing! Congratulations and welcome!
Jeppe (18654) 2004-12-28 17:22
Very wonderful and magic image you created here - thanks for sharing this fine and moody work - like it very much.
Welcome to TE - Calin.
Roly (2024) 2004-12-28 22:24
Beautiful light and colors, nice composition and well chosen subject. All together, it is an outstanding photograph and I wouldn't be surprised to see it in an art gallery.
pedros (328) 2004-12-29 0:15
Wonderful way to start your way in TE.
The landscape is amzing.
I have enjoyed staring this picture.
jpages (1670) 2004-12-29 4:37
Very nice first photo in TE, Calin.
The scene seems a bit phantasmagoric with this beautiful red&yellow sky.
You have choose a good point of view having framed the sky with the to arches. Very good.
See you in next photos!
Hanssie (9921) 2004-12-29 7:01
What a great light, great mood and great colours. I also like the composition with the parts of the ruins, nice seen and done, Calin, good shot ! And your first shot, great starter, welcome !
justa (0) 2004-12-29 17:20
Wow! Amazing!!!! This is really beautiful! Colours, composition, everything........
I love it! Goes to my favorite. Welcome to TE and good luck!
alexlie (5359) 2004-12-29 17:36
Welcome to TE Calin. A great posting! Interesting point of view, nice sharpness, clearness, colours. Beautiful shot!
fredon (4870) 2004-12-29 19:01
Amazing light and dramatic mood. Could be some vampires (dead)living here after dusk.
A lot of mystery...
sly (33) 2004-12-30 10:58
Incredible! The light is particular strange. The sky seems to be far away in the sunset (clouds are as dark as if the sun is already gone) and the light from the horizon is clear, white as if it is coming from a spotlight...
It is a dramatic feature, a wonderful play between landscape and light. Nice, nice, nice...
MON (135) 2005-09-05 6:53
Excellent composition and colours. You have got a hair-raising shot. It seems the city of 'Mordor' in the Lord of the Rings :-). One picture very expressive. Congratulations!.
mire (88) 2005-09-06 18:24
sergecross (3438) 2005-09-06 18:31
Calin, very interesting colors and the darkness is great.
It's a dramatic photograph with a high quality that means more than two themes.
iGirl (1223) 2006-01-27 16:43
Great colors and composition!
PogoStick (510) 2006-03-19 18:22
awesome picture calin. i think you really captured the feeling on this place. great exposure level and composition
TBasco (143) 2006-03-19 18:38
otherworldly salvador dali :) wonderful play of light and shadows, warm tones, texture, composition,framing brings to fore varied passage theme
bebecam (161) 2006-03-19 19:26
Amazing! totally awesome and full of mystery. The lighting is just incredibly beautiful and beyond the spectrum of human description. Keep on posting, looking forward to more...
erel (11878) 2007-08-30 21:19
Great colors and composition. EREL
stevedinicol (112) 2007-10-23 22:04
wow that is an awesome picture.
great perspective and wow what a sunset
Wandering_Dan (3449) 2008-07-15 9:57
Hi, Calin -
You seized an awesome opportunity here and made the most of it! Not just the colors in the sky, but the framing and the strong light on the walls. Excellent job!
vmukherjee (610) 2008-12-04 18:58
Great shot!! The light and shadow effects and the red sky through the ruins produce a magical shot.
LondonBoy (1290) 2012-11-22 4:06
Aceasta este o fotografie frumoasă, infricosator foarte mult īn "Romānia, țara Dracului" tradiție :-)
Dragoste formele simetrice și saturația culorilor.
Multumesc pentru partajarea