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Twins towers, Saint-Geniez-o-Merle


Twins towers, Saint-Geniez-o-Merle
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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: 2010-07-31
Categories: Castles, Architecture
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/100 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-09 2:52
Viewed: 1814
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
July 31st, 2010
Saint-Geniez-ô-Merle 190205 19220
Corrèze Limousin
45.070 2.085 492 m

Twin towers, Saint-Geniez-ô-Merle

The towers.
Citadel of Merle.

Pestells towers, or Pesteils towers, known as "Tours de merle".
The covered tower date of the 13th century, built into 1200/1225.
The tower with watch tower dates from the 14th century.

These towers belong to the feudal citadel of Merle of the 12th 14th centuries, built on a rocky outcrop in a loop of the canyon of Maronne river. It is a set of castles, refuges of the Lords of Merle, Veyrac, Pesteils, and Carbonnières which reigned on Xaintrie until the 15th century, in limit of Auvergne, Quercy and the Limousin, between the Duchy of Aquitaine and the County of Auvergne. Historic building since 1927.

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SAINT-GENIEZ-Ô-MERLE is a French commune, located in the department of Corrèze of the Limousin area, populated of 116 inhabitants in 1999, divided out of 16 km², that is to say 7 hab./km².

My images of Saint-Geniez-ô-Merle.

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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Bonjour Joël,

Très efficace présentation de ces deux tours féodales curieusement situées très près l'une de l'autre. Le point de vue en contre-plongée insiste sur leur aspect vertical impressionnant et le cadrage végétal donne une agréable profondeur à l'image.
Amitiés,
Roger

Hi Joel,
Incredible capture angle. It amplifies the grandness of this old fortress. Very nice image, good job!

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  • dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5884 W: 277 N: 11109] (87003)
  • [2010-08-09 3:37]

Bonjour Joel ,
Un POV bien choisi qui donne presque le vertige . Superbe cadrage entre les arbres .
Bravo

Bonjour Joël
Une bonne prise en contre-plongée qui met en valeur ces tours qui se détachent de belle manière sur un beau ciel tout bleu.
Merci pour le partage et bonne journée.
Nicole

Hello Joël,
The upwards point of view makes the towers stand out beautifully against the limpid blue sky. The framing vegetation contrasts well against the grey stone walls, whose details can be clearly seen. I like the way the light plays across the foreground greenery.

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 23510 W: 523 N: 39032] (168672)
  • [2010-08-09 4:41]

Hello Joël,

Sharpness and clarity, together with the quality are very well.
Two tower taken out of an excellent angle, with the green trees to both sides.
Nice captured, and very well composed, TFS.

Best regards,
John.

Hi Joel,
a picturesque photo with superb POV and medieval atmosphere, the composition is very spectacular, beautiful details and realization, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
György (George)

Bonjour Joël,

Les arbres et les branches cadrent bien les tours. la prise de vue permet de distinguer les détails et les couleurs de l'architecture des tours jumelles. La lumière fait ressortir les couleurs. Bonne journée.

Pierre

Bonjour Joel

Il ne reste plus qu'à lancer un avion rempli de passagers pour les descendre.... Évidemment non, il faut les conserver le plus longtemps possible. Le point de vue est excellent.

Amicalement

Serge

Ciao Joel,
eccellente il POV che mette in giusto risalto le torri gemelle in mezzo alla ricca vegetazione, che fa da cornice naturale aggiungendo colore e diversificando l'immagine. Molto buona la luce ed i colori naturali.
Un caro abbraccio
Giorgio

Caro Joel
sembra di guardare indietro nel tempo, ma con gli occhi di adesso:-) questo è un complesso architettonico davvero straordinario. Nella ripresa dall'alto lo si coglie molto bene. Di questa, che ne costituisce il preludio, mi piace l'angolazione che hai scelto, la diagonale forte dellla successione delle torri, la limpidezza dei colori e superfici. Anche i rami delle querce e lo steccato a punte in basso sono ben collocati, per il loro significato e per la loro funzione di cornice. Wow! molto bella.
una buona serata
Amicalement
Simonetta

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  • danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13211 W: 298 N: 26338] (105710)
  • [2010-08-09 9:02]

Hi Joel,
nice presentation of these two twin towers surrounding from the dense greenery.I like the POV as the way that outlined against the blue sky.

Have a nice afternoon,Danos

Salut Joël!
C'est une autre photo très intéressante et vraiment jolie!
Le point de vue choisi et la compo m'ont plu beaucoup, mais toutes les autres qualités téchniques sont excellentes!
Merci du partage!
Amitiés,
Neyvan

Hi Joël,
Very impressive towers, I have only seen such twin towers before in San Gimignano in Italy. These seem to be more well preserved. I also like and appreciate the links here, very good music also...
Kind regards
Gunnar

Joël
Trois belles photos de ces "twin towers" limousines qui ont résisté au temps. Je crois que j'ai une préférence pour les POV "vus du ciel" des deux WS mais j'admire les trois photos techniquement et esthétiquement excellentes.
Amicalement
JJ

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12891 W: 0 N: 15708] (160969)
  • [2010-08-10 0:36]

Hello Joël,


Fantastique cadrage de bas en ahut sur ces tours, quelle fuyance avec la végétation en garniture, les renu sur la pierre est merveilleux, le portail avec les pic donne du graphisme, grandisoe.

bravo et amitié

Nicou

Hi Joel
Beautiful picture of the twin towers
Fine colors and sharpness
Well framed with the threes on top
Have a nice day
Aires

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2010-08-10 15:18]

Bonsoir Joël,
Magnifique contrapicado sur ces belles tours, entourée par une végétation dense.
Excellente vue et des détails très bonne et le contraste.
Amicalement,
Charo

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