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In the Loire valley, Montsoreau


In the Loire valley, Montsoreau
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Copyright: joel berthonneau (jlbrthnn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7303 W: 0 N: 22961] (76039)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-20
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/400 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Loire valley [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2010-08-18 0:35
Viewed: 2008
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
July 20th, 2010
Montsoreau 490219 49730
Maine-et-loire Pays de la Loire
47.216 0.057 33 m

In the Loire Valley, Montsoreau

One view.
Other view. July 29th, 2010.

The tower with staircase of the castle of Montsoreau of the 15th century. Built according to the will of Jean II of Chambes, adviser of the king de France Charles VII 1403-1461, it was preceded by seigniorial fortified towns by defense or influence: Castrum de Montsorelli in 1089, Castellum Montsorelli of 1093, then Mons Sorelli and finally Mons Sorel in 1107.
It is the only “Château de la Loire”, built truly in edge of the LOIRE river.

It is an exceptional site with the confluence of the LOIRE and Vienne rivers, with the crossroads of Anjou, Poitou and Touraine.

The castle of Montsoreau, is known in particular by the novel of Alexandre Dumas 1802-1870, "the Lady of Monsoreau”, 1846.

_La LOIRE, the “last river wild” and longest of France, takes its source with 1048 meters of altitude in the Massif-Central with the “Mont Gerbier de Jonc”, in the commune of Sainte-Eulalie in Ardèche, and after a course of 1,013 kilometers through a basin which occupies 1/5 of the French territory, throws itself by a broad estuary in the Atlantic Ocean in the department of Loire-Atlantique. The Loire Valley from Sully-on-Loire in Loiret to Saint-Florent-le-Vieil in Maine-et-Loire, is registered since the year 2000 with the World heritage of UNESCO, for its biological diversity and its historical and cultural richness.

MONTSOREAU is a French commune, located in the department of Maine-et-Loire of the area of the Countries of the Loire, populated of 544 Montsoreliens, distributed on 6 km², that is to say 99hab./km².

In the middle of the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Regional natural park, Montsoreau is a Village of Charm of Anjou, and one of the most beautiful villages of France, classified with the World heritage by UNESCO.

My images of Montsoreau.
My images of the Loire valley.

Copyright © All rights reserved. The use or the reproduction, on any media, for profit or not profit, of my photographs, including my photographs published in workshop, the notes or the texts, is prohibited without my written authorization. Joel Berthonneau.

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Hi Joel,
a beautiful photo of this elegant architecture, the diagonal composition is very attractive, many decorative details and superb lights, excellent note as usual, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
György (George)

Hello Joël,
A splendid closer view on this wonderful chapeau. It stands out well under the lovely summer sky. Beautiful rendering of the architectural detail with good colours and sharpness. A fine presentation.

Joel,
This is a nicely composed shot of this castle. The angle of the shot works well giving the photo a nice sense of depth and direction. The lighting and colors are great and the photo has fine sharpness.
TFS,
Asa

Bonjour Joël,

Les arbres aident au cadrage de l'image. La prise de vue permet de distinguer les détails et les couleurs de l'architecture de cette parie du château de Montsoreau. La qualité de la lumière a un bel effet sur les couleurs de l'image. Bonne journée.

Pierre

Bonjour Joël,

Un cadrage plus rapproché que ceux que tu présentes d'habitude mais tout aussi réussi et efficace. J'aime cette couleur tendre des matériaux qui contraste bien avec la couleur des toitures et le belu du ciel. Une autre réussite.
Amitiés,
Roger

Hi Joël,
This composition is beautifully divided along a diagonal, with the blue sky on one side and the sandstone castle on the other side. A very impressive castle and indeed one we happen to have seen ourselves too. There was a very pleasant restaurant quite near...
Kind regards
Gunnar

Dobro vece, vec je ponoc.
Odlican tekst ...
Lep pogled na deo grada utvrdjenja i lepi dvorac .
Dobro ste ga prikazali lepom fotografijom i trenutkom snimka.
Prijatno kasno vece i lep novi dan.
Sve najbolje.
Pozdrav Paja.

Google.

Bonsoir, est déjà minuit.
Excellent article ...
Belle vue sur les fortifications de la ville et le château magnifique.
Eh bien vous avez une belle vue et photographier le moment de l'enregistrement.
Agréable fin de soirée et une belle journée nouvelle.
Tous les meilleurs.
Paja Salut.

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2010-08-18 16:35]

Bonsoir Joël,
Très belle image partielle du château. Les châteaux de la Loire, sont mondialement connus et c'est un bon exemple des raisons pour lesquelles sa renommée.
Excellente lumière et du détail.
Amicalement,
Charo

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  • adores Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5846 W: 64 N: 11207] (46467)
  • [2010-08-18 17:31]

Hi Joel!
This is a beautiful and well preserved castle!
You found a good pov and had good light reflecting on the walls, especially with that dark sky in background!

Buongiorno Joel
la pietra chiara, diversa da quella degli altri edifici storici che ci mostri, è meno inquietante. Ma la sontuosità dell' architettura è comunque imponente, la sua costruzione ci richiama il carattere per il quale questo castello è stato costruito. Bellissimo poi è il suo "sguardo" scuro dalle tante finestre. è un lavoro molto elegante Joel, complimenti.
ti auguro una serena giornata
Simonetta

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12895 W: 0 N: 15708] (161013)
  • [2010-08-19 2:42]

Hello Joël,

quel cadrage sur cette facade, avec une très belle luminositée, quelle architecture ce fenêtre, le toits gris foncés, dans ce beau ciel quel découpage, superbe.

bravo et amitié

Nicou

Salut Joel,
belle présentation avec ce cadrage et cette luminosité, bonne netteté, c'est réussi.

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