Emporio is located in the southern part of Santorini and is also the biggest village in this part of the island.The place dates back to the medieval era, which is still clearly seen today.The village with its narrow alleys, tiny houses and churches is a marvel of architecture and definitely a place,you shouldn´t miss during your stay on Santorini.
It´s HDR picture processed in Photomatix.
I enclosed also two other pictures showing this lovely village.
I hope you´ll like it!
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dta (60229) 2013-12-07 14:16
What apicturesque village ! The perspective in this little strret is excellent , with the attractuve coloured doors , the stairs , the old stones ans the white walls .
Romano46 (15644) 2013-12-07 14:32
un'altra delle tue stupende realizzazioni.
Composizione eccellente, luce da favola e colori splendidi.
Ciao e buona domenica
Corry (4128) 2013-12-07 14:44
Une belle prise de vue de cette petite ruelle avec ses nombreux escaliers. La couleur des portes rehausse l'image. Bien fait.
mesutilgim (76804) 2013-12-07 14:51
Wonderfull capture of this quite interesting architecture from Emporio.
The turkis blue doors adds a unique taste to your capture.
TFS and have a nice weekend
lousat (68585) 2013-12-07 14:58
Hi Krzystof.This pic is absolutely fantastic,what a HDR !!! Magnificent choice of the location and a top work in PP,one of the best HDR never seen on TE,looks like a peinture,2 points are not enough,direct on my prefered pics! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
Gigidusud (12193) 2013-12-07 15:36
Splendid typical village with nice effect HDR and great framing. I like a lot!
Have a nice Sunday,
adidas5nb (4007) 2013-12-07 17:11
wow amazing pov from greece.just love the houses and the elements on offer.so exotic.nice place yet attractive colors and light.
delpeoples (50695) 2013-12-07 22:04
Witaj dear Krzysztof
This is a sensational photo and I really think the HDR has brought the best out of the textures and saturations, aswell as balancing the light superbly. The blue doors are so eye-catching, and are the first thing I noticed even in thumbnail. Excellent vertical frame and superb contrasts. A top shot.
fabbs99 (14463) 2013-12-07 22:38
Great shot from the Greek raod.Very well done.TFS,
luciola (2746) 2013-12-07 23:07
Fantastyczny zakamarek, z pieczolowitoscia dopieszczony. Ladnie skadrowana fotka.
dkmurphys (44657) 2013-12-08 0:43
Attractive textures and shapes of this old rustic street. Wonderful place indeed, original architecture.
Enjoy a good Sunday.
seb1lopez (187) 2013-12-08 0:57
I m sure those kind of small streets are not easy to take in pictures, and this one is well balanced, and the light on the blue doors is perfect!
ikeharel (48368) 2013-12-08 1:34
A marvelous view up on the old village alley. The composition is superbly made by a "mild" HDR, and details shown very well.
Blue doors contrast nicely onto the the off=white walls.
rbassin (15066) 2013-12-08 2:18
une prise de vue intéressante de cette ruelle composée d'escaliers; les portes de couleurs animent et dynamise la photo.
jhm (131862) 2013-12-08 2:30
Almost a fairy tale image with these narrow street and the different small stairways.
Nice perspective and depth picture with pleasant colours
Excellent composition and lovely captured.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice Sunday,
ourania (22778) 2013-12-08 6:58
your composition is great, I like how you almost filled the vertical frame with this part of the characteristic narrow alley, how the patterns of doors and stairs repeat themselves in different versions. The sense of depth is inviting and there's a complicated network of perspectives that leads us to explore the simple architecture more attentively. I also like the effect of your hdr treatment, you lit all the corners and details of the alley and made the textures so soft and delightful. Textures and colours have an attractive vividness. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
Noel_Byrne (17253) 2013-12-08 7:23
Wonderful image you have captured here, this does not even look like earth! In fact, it reminds me of Tatooine from the Star wars movie. You chose a really beautiful point of view to capture the feel of the narrow laneways, and the colors and textures of the stairs and walls is lovely. The blue doors are striking among these earth tones. Thank you once again for sharing a secret like this place, when the day comes I visit this beautiful island, I will seek this place out.
Thanks as always
subhendu_bagchi (24405) 2013-12-08 8:06
really an interesting village it is with its narrow alleys, houses with those narrow stairs... Lovely presentation. Like the light you got. Excellent composition with soft colour contrast. Great shot. Tfs.
rychem (16466) 2013-12-08 8:27
Ta architektura jest fascynująca, przy tych schodach aparat sam wchodzi w rękę, swietnie zrobione
jcpix (9324) 2013-12-08 9:45
Man, you just keep topping yourself, this is fantastic! I can't get enough of those blue doors, the two tones and textures are pure bliss for my likes. :) What strikes me about this particular image is the overall appearance, it has both a smooth finish and gritty texturing.
The balanced and even light through this narrow alley up to the sky is a work of art my friend, I'm sure I would have only come away with nothing but a hard shadow!? This exudes charm and that attraction of living in a small village...a very intimate and warm environment. I could wander streets like this for days on end, just listening to the echos of my own footsteps.
Well worth waiting to see after your long work week, this picturesque setting should help ease your endless hours at the office, thinking of your recent travels. :)
Wishing you a much more relaxing week ahead,
cornejo (25531) 2013-12-08 11:35
Krzysztof Witaj, excellent photography of this wonderful composition with the architecture of the place, very well captured in this super interesting image with good sharpness, light and color. Excellent and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
PaulVDV (19395) 2013-12-08 12:33
The Cycladic architectural style is clearly recognizable in this street but we don't find the typical shining white facades. Perhaps the weather was dark, perhaps a non touristy place looks rather like this. Anyway, I like it very much. It shows the kind of alleys where I'd like to wander through when visiting the Cyclades.
On the other hand, the blue doors are real eye-catchers. I also love these small and narrow stairs.
Well composed. Wonderful architecture picture!
Best regards, Paul
bartekp (4696) 2013-12-08 12:37
Wspaniałe zdjęcie! Co za kompozycja i wykonanie. Uroku dopełniają niebieskie drzwi.
Periko (1895) 2013-12-08 15:32
Beautiful and interesting. I like this architectural style so strange.
Sonata11 (32261) 2013-12-08 21:12
rzeczywiscie to miejce jest cudowne i jednoczesnie niespotykane. Zgadzan sie z Toba ze jest to godne miejsce do pokazania a bedac tam to trudno byloby to pominac. Az ciekawasc rozpiera jak wygladaja wnetrza takich mieszkan. Przepiekny zakatek ktory takze chcialabym kiedys zobaczyc na wlsane oczy. Dzieki Twoje fotografii moge to miejsce tak cudowne podziwiac przepieknie pokazane i wspaniale wykonane. Podoba mi sie pod kazdym wzgledem, takze HDR spelnia swoje zadanie. Sliczne zdjecie bardzo mi sie podoba.
Serdecznie podziwiam i zycze milego nowedo tygodnia, Barbara
timecapturer (41862) 2013-12-09 3:08
ahh! I loved this place, it was one of the first villages I explored on my trip, and this captures the very essence of the place perfectly. So beautifully composed and processed so that it is full of textures, colours and atmosphere. Love this shot, it brings back so many memories. Excellent!
Enjoy a good week - B.
vjmite (3622) 2013-12-09 3:09
A well chosen point of view with good depth of field. The HDR gives a slightly unreal effect, which i like. The blue doors stand out well against the pale colors.
mirosu (10942) 2013-12-09 4:54
Excellent HDR photo work. I like this detail photo with interesting narrow path between old houses. The composition with the blue doors is perfect. I like the vertical framing. Well done.
adramad (33590) 2013-12-09 7:31
A wonderful composition, the POV is fantastic with the narrow street, which the gates of colors and the stairs to get to them, give a special charm. He had not heard .. or seen pictures of this place, but when i was in Santorini what would have visited.
Superbly managed the brightness and sharpness.
Well done. I love the image.
Have a nice day.
All the best.
Hansaphotos (6329) 2013-12-09 8:38
Superb capture of this narrow street. A fine composition where the two blue doors stands out beautifully against the mainly white walls. Wonderful stonework and textures on the ground, and splendid details all over. Thanks for sharing this excellent work!
Have a nice week.
Best regards, Erling
rasterman (197) 2013-12-09 14:04
Wow!!! What can I say?
I love HDR and this one it's prefect executed!!!
Great frame, nice colors and textures and this magic touch that only well done HDR can do!!!!
Great great work
abmdsudi (36344) 2013-12-09 21:47
I like this, love the way the alley leads the eye into the corner! The colours and the composition, the dark blue doors look so lovely against the charming old buildings. Textures, touch of vivid colours make a fine combination against blue sky. Superb grittiness and processing here for this medieval place and this image makes all the difference indeed! Well taken and thought about. Nice!
Graal (94186) 2013-12-10 3:30
widze, ze nie tylko mnie podobaja sie takie zakatki. Dobry temat dobrze zrobiony. Czasem tez korzystam z Photomatixa. Fajny koncowy efekt.
Silvio1953 (111120) 2013-12-10 6:17
Ciao Krzysztof, great view of lovely corner, beautiful perspective, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Cricri (97031) 2013-12-10 10:26
Bel effet que donne le HDR, le rendu des détails des pierres est incroyable, la texture des portes colorées sont fantastique, j'aime les deux WS, certain que ce petit village ne manque pas de charme
mcmtanyel (8235) 2013-12-12 10:46
This is an exquisite photo. Granted, the HDR treatment has enhanced it but its real beauty is in the composition and the chosen subject. There is repetition, but not quite, the objects repeated are not identical. It takes a photographer's eye to see this and your technique has just enhanced what's already interesting. Congrats & TFS!
macjake (49328) 2013-12-13 6:25
This is exactly why i love TE! The photo sharing and learning of sites to visit is awesome....looking at this photo of yours has made me put this place on my to-see-list when we go in May/June.
Kinda reminds me of some Star Wars scenes :)
I knew it was hdr immediately because of the blue door, i love the overall look and feel of the textures, hdr worked well here.
PS.....you'd love Cuba!
danos (80967) 2013-12-17 3:30
very nice the view of this narrow road with the colourful doors to decotrate and contrast perfect with the white of the houses.I like the creative perspective with the beauty of the place to be unique.
eldancer1 (23097) 2013-12-19 10:32
I wonder when those houses were built, they look ancient and beautifully constructed. I like the small alley it makes for a good neighbor. Good lighting and sharp details. Well done, tfs.
annjackman (16859) 2013-12-19 11:05
I very much like the HDR effect in this image. The colours and textures are stunning. I love the small coloured doors at the top of the steps. A street with great character.
Kind Regards, Ann
adores (32708) 2013-12-19 14:52
Good HDR! It looks like a painting, this little alley has so many beautifuld details. I like a lot this architecture and those blue doors add a lot to the composition.
Good Ws also!
COSTANTINO (47726) 2013-12-21 23:10
Hello my friend
your photos from Santorini are a great
work I liked the used colors and the
excellent chosen point of view showing
the blue of the doors and their
simple shapes your shots bring
first shot quality
have a ice Sunday
marina7 (8029) 2014-01-01 8:22
amazing photo, looks a bit outwordly to me:) The blue and turquoise doors bring in such a bright and strong accent here and the old steps are so eye-catching. Really great photo, hope to see more from you in 2014.
Happy New Year!
pajaran (45531) 2014-01-18 23:53
Interesantan tekst o selu i ulicama ...
Dobar snimak i perspektiva, lepo pokazana ulica i arhitektura, lepe boje.
Dobar rad u HDR tehnici sa lepim fotografijama u radionici.
Lepa ulica i arhitektura.
Imajte lep dan za odmor, sve najbolje.
An interesting article about the village and the streets ...
Good shot and perspective, nicely demonstrated streets and architecture, beautiful colors.
Good work in HDR technique with beautiful photographs of the workshop.
Beautiful streets and architecture.
Have a nice day to relax, all the best
serp2000 (35784) 2014-02-02 3:07
Wonderful! This place looks like a movie decoration and some unreal stone. But this is only my first idea. I like this composition, perfect quality photo!
Best wishes from Ural!
i9l2y1m8a8t3 (4748) 2014-03-21 2:27
Ah, beautiful. One thing I don't like in an image is how people use HDR extravagantly with excessive details, sharpness and colors, I'm simply not a fan. But what I liked it here is the subtleness of HDR applied, making it look natural but with good amount of details and colors. I love how this was captured and framed. The colored doors are a great accent in this image. Wonderfully captured.
- Copyright: Krzysztof Kusy (krzychu30) (14996)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-10-01
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D3100, Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 G AF-S VR, Hoya CIR-PL PRO 1 DIGITAL 67mm
- Exposure: f/3.8, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2013-12-07 14:04
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