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Megalo Meteoro


Megalo Meteoro
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Copyright: Danos kounenis (danos) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13204 W: 298 N: 26334] (105686)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-01-23
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Canon 350 D, Canon EF-S 17-85 mm IS USM, Hoya 67 mm UV MC
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Travelogue: Trikala-Ioannina-West Macedonia
Date Submitted: 2008-01-08 8:53
Viewed: 10330
Favorites: 3 [view]
Points: 178
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
All of monasteries that are located at Metéora in Greece, and most are perched on high cliffs and accessible only by treacherous staircases cut into the rock formations. They were created to serve monks and nuns following the teachings of the Greek Orthodox Church. Much of the architecture of these buildings is Athonite in origin.

The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron
– This is the largest of the monasteries located at Metéora. It was erected in the mid-14th century AD and was the subject of restoration and embellishment projects in 1483 and 1552. The building serves as the main museum for tourists. The Katholikon (main church), consecrated in honour of the Transfiguration of Jesus was erected in the middle of 14th c. and 1387/88 and decorated in 1483 and 1552.

Το Μεγάλο Μετέωρο
Περί τα τέλη του 11ου και τις αρχές του 12ου αιώνα συγκροτείται η πρώτη υποτυπώδης μικρή ασκητική πολιτεία, η Σκήτη της Δούπιανης ή των Σταγών με λατρευτικό κέντρο τον ναό της Θεοτόκου το "Κυριακό" της Σκήτης. Κατά το 1340 ο όσιος Αθανάσιος ο Μετεωρίτης συγκροτεί το πρώτο οργανωμένο μοναστικό κοινόβιο στον μεγαλύτερο βράχο του πέτρινου δάσους, τον Μέγα Πλατύλιθο ή Μεγάλο Μετέωρο. Ανεβείτε τη λαξεμένη στο Βράχο σκάλα και θαυμάστε την αγιορείτικη αρχιτεκτονική του καθολικού και τις υπέροχες αγιογραφίες που χρονολογούνται από το 1483. Ο επισκέπτης της Μονής μπορεί να χαρεί: τον Πύργο (1520) όπου δεσπόζει ο Εξώστης με το δίχτυ, το Κελάρι (σημερινό Μουσείο λαογραφίας με παλαιά σκεύη και εργαλεία), το Οστεοφυλάκιο, τον Ναό της Μεταμορφώσεως του Σωτήρος (1388), με τοιχογραφίες εξαιρετικής βυζαντινής τέχνης του 1483 στο ιερό (μακεδονική σχολή) και του 1552 στον κυρίως ναό και τον νάρθηκα (κρητικής τεχνοτροπίας που ανήκουν στον μαθητή του Θεοφάνη του Κρητός, Τζώρτζη), Στην Μονή φυλάσσονται χειρόγραφοι κώδικες μεγάλης καλλιτεχνικής αξίας, χρυσόβουλα, πατριαρχικά σιγίλλια και άλλα έγγραφα, πολύτιμα ιστορικά ντοκουμέντα, σπάνια παλαίτυπα (15ου-19ου αι.) φορητές μεταβυζαντινές εικόνες (14ου και 15ου αι.) παλαιά περίτεχνα χειροτεχνήματα ξυλόγλυπτα, χρυσοκέντητα, αργυρά κ.λ.π.

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Hello Danos
Another one great presenting of this very specific place...
Extra image extra place
TFS
Cheers,Braca

a very good photo Danos,
marvelous composition, fine light in the shot, good lines anda very nice atmosphere in it, very good photojob, have a nice evening.
gr. jaap

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  • Truja Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 661 W: 89 N: 1457] (4953)
  • [2008-01-08 9:01]

Hi Danos,
gorgeous photography of great depth. The frame is exceptional, since it shows to the architecture of the place and great amount to us of details of high quality. The gray tonalities add to the atmosphere more uniformity. The way in serpent form that takes to the monastery is certainly fantastic.

Salut, Jordi

Hello Danos,
I prefer by far this one from the one I critiqued before. The light must have been hard to manage because there seems to be a wide range of light (sky is light and lots of shadow zones n the monastery and trees). You did a good job with that. I think it could be lightened a bit though. Not that it lacks any detail, just that I find it too dark (for my taste)

Again, a good note.

regards,

Marc

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  • siolaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4829 W: 629 N: 10303] (38294)
  • [2008-01-08 9:07]

Iassou Danos,
I ve been there many times in the 60's as I was living in Parga, at the time... I love the place... Good view on the Μεγάλο Μετέωρο with strong atmosphere given by the dramatic sky and well balanced contrast. Sharp details too.
Laurent

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  • trekks Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2260 W: 172 N: 4300] (14348)
  • [2008-01-08 9:14]

This is impressive shot, Danos, and you have captured a very picturesque view here.

The winding passageway is just superb leading to the monastry. And this pov, composition is just so pleasant to look at.

Well done. TFS

bill

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  • dip Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3351 W: 0 N: 2971] (23892)
  • [2008-01-08 10:24]

Geia sou Dano,
fantastiki sunthesi,polu kalo simeio lipsis kai kadrarisma,
eida to WS kai diavasa tin apantisi sou,o fotismos einai ontos xamilos kai isos na min pigaine se mia fotografia kalokairini apo mia paralia gia paradeigma,
omos edo dinei mia katanuktiki atmosfaira pou tairiazei apoluta me ton topo,etsi mou aresei kalutera,
Xaireto,
Dimitris.

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  • stelli Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 618 W: 92 N: 420] (3009)
  • [2008-01-08 10:26]

Excellent POV and amazing earthy colors! It could easily be a postcard! Thank you for sharing! ΦΙΛΙΚΑ Στέλλα

Hi Danos,
Beautiful pov on this village and a lovely soft light to give an very interesting result for your well seen shot.

Hello Danos,
Thank you for sharing this wonderful view of the Monastary also the most informative notes!
great pov with perfect sharpness, rich colouration and details to enjoy
well done and much appreciated
greeting
Tony

Hi Danos,
These Monasteries are really impressive, for its construction hung on these immense rocks, looking for the sky, and with the stairs that they allow to accede to them.
Good photo, compound well and with a light and a few tones in the cloudy day that they give an a bit mysterious and cold aspect to this place, and a magnificent sky.
Great work.
Best regards,
Josep

Hello Danos,
beautiful shot enhanced by the beautifl soft light and the soft/natural colours. Compo works very well with the monastery at the top of the hill and with the road to acces leading the eye through the compo!
You managed to create a beautiful atmosphere with this!
Thanks for sharing
Cheers
Igor

Γειάσου Δάνο, φωτογραφίες των Μετεώρων με τέτοια προοπτική δεν θυμάμαι να έχω ξαναδεί.
Ωραίο ατμοσφαιρικό φως με πολυ καλό ουρανό.
Χαιρετώ
Βαγγέλης

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  • ifanik Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1824 W: 52 N: 3687] (21679)
  • [2008-01-08 13:10]

Poly omorfh file Dano
Yperoxa xrwmata kai atmosfaira
Poly kalh doyleia kai sto kadrarisma
Xairetw
Nikos

hello Danos
you've done a well done composition with that fantastic location
good POV, framing, nice mood
TFS
regards
jo

Sans doute mon meilleur souvenir de mon séjour en Grèce ! Merci du partage. Très belle composition avec ce chemin d'accès sinusoïdal.
Antoine

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  • LamCam Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 650 W: 73 N: 665] (3607)
  • [2008-01-08 14:20]

Hello Dano
Here we see a different,harsher, face of Meteora from your previous posting. The buildings seem to be part of the rocky cliff and the grey sky adds a great mood to the shot.The terrace and tree in the foreground add scale and depth to this excellent POV
Best wishes Maggie

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  • drago Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 485 W: 154 N: 802] (4832)
  • [2008-01-08 14:25]

Δάνε καλησπέρα,υπέροχη ματιά στο γνωστό μοναστήρι,δίνει μια αίσθηση πίνακα ζωγραφικής!Υπέροχα γήινα χρώματα παντού συμπληρώνουν το πανέμορφο σκηνικό
Παναγιώτης

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  • stego Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4422 W: 612 N: 7301] (24132)
  • [2008-01-08 16:33]

γειάσου Danos,
Wonderful compo, much effective and dynamic. The wall acts as a great lead-in to the old buildings perched on the rocks and the pine tree balances the FG very nicely. As on the other one, you took wise profit of that light that would be a nightmare to many of us.
Σεβασμοί, José.

Γεια σου Δάνο

Μια από τις καλύτερες καταγραφές των Μεγάλων Μετεώρων!!

Μπράβο!!!

Μαρίνα!!

Hi Danos,
I always see this place from a far distance, this is a good shoot to show the architectures in more detail, good pov to show the way to reach the peak, thanks for sharing WS photos too.
Ally

Hi Danos.

Nice, nice view. It's great how the path in the wall takes us into the Monastery...well seen!

My compliments!

Rgs, Oscar

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  • clio Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2247 W: 282 N: 5257] (27961)
  • [2008-01-08 22:52]

Geia sou Dano,
The site is even more impressive with this restless sky.
Beautiful moved closer enough point of view and which shows well the fusion between the rock and the architecture of the monastery.
Filika
Diane

Hi Danos,
Picturesque architecture image with attractive details. The POV is very spectacular, romantic and beautiful place, indeed, I was here in 1992. Very well done! Have a nice day
George

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  • azaf1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2217 W: 153 N: 3554] (15929)
  • [2008-01-09 0:28]
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Dane kalispera
Idiaitera omorfi kai h simerini sou foto apo ta Meteora. Kai ta xromata tis panemorfa kai to kadrarisma poli kalo, kai h en genei atmosphera empneei to deos tis perioxis kai pio sigkekrimena tou Megalou Meteorou. Ta logia einai ftoxa gia na perigrapsoun to aftapodikto tis texnikis kai texnis sou, gi afto tha ithela apla na ipovallo ta sevi mou
filika
Argiris

Hello Danos,
This view is just like from a fairy tale. Very beautiful with soft colors and great sky. Your frame is excellent,
Best regards,
Tulay

Yasu Danos,
The image, the composition, the use of light, the colors are absolutely wonderful. Well shot and well postprocessed or not, it lacks nothing to make it better. Beautiful photo.
Se xereto.
Salvator.

Olá Danos, another very good one of this fascinating place. It's impressive the way they managed to built in such unacessible places. Your composition here is really good - I love the way you connected the wall in foreground with the zig-zag one climbing the hill in the background. It makes a fast reading of the image and a wonderful interplay bettween FG and BG. I agree that as the previous one, this is a bit dark due to the dull weather. Manamo did a fine ws. Thanks for the excellent complementar images.
Best regards,
ricardo

Ελαφρώς σκοτεινή φωτογραφία, αλλά δείχνει πολύ ωραία την μεγαλόπρεπη κατασκευή του μοναστηριού και τον ογκώδη βράχο στον οποίο στερεώνεται. Υπέροχος ο ουρανός!
Καλή η σημερινή επιλογή σου.
Καλό απόγευμα,
Αθανάσιος.

Γεια σου Δανέ! Μου άρεσε η λήψη σας από την Ι.Μ. Μ.Μετέωρου
Θέλησα να βοηθήσω λίγο στο εργαστήριο δές την
έχω κάνει μια επέμβαση!
φιλικά χαιρετώ
Γιώργος

Hello Danos,
One can't help but admire this monastery. The construction must be difficult. The cloudy day enhances the feature and provides good contrast. Boy would I like to visit this place someday! Greetings! Danilo

Hi Denos. The beauty of this shot emanates from a well judged POV. Especially the zig-zag composition with judicious blending of colour and contrast. Regards.
Partha

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  • molla Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 632 W: 76 N: 895] (7129)
  • [2008-01-09 7:44]

Hej Danos
I'v lately seen a few picture from this area and have to say that it fascinates me a lot. On your there's a remarkable light that beems around even do the sky seems rather cloudy.
there seems to be an medieval secret somewhere here.
Yea!
Anders

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  • crckt Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1089 W: 70 N: 1324] (7222)
  • [2008-01-09 9:36]
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Hi Danos,
WOW! An amazing view! The composition is excellent, but what I like more is the texture and colors in the shot. Looks like a painting.
Regards,
Shaeri

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  • Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8616 W: 157 N: 13617] (115951)
  • [2008-01-09 10:11]

Witaj Danos!
Very interesting object, beautiful place. Good frame and interesting colours. Photo has climate. Well done.
Regards
Krzysztof

Geia Sou Danos,
this place is just magical and you did a great job capturing it from this point of view and closeness. Very natural colours, incredible structures, over equally incredible rock formations.
Unique landscape taken with excellent mood and very smart framing. Bravo.
Regards.
Stella

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  • ls7902 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 986 W: 194 N: 1670] (7348)
  • [2008-01-09 19:27]

Hello Danos,
Very beautiful colors & perspective. It does give the monastery feel to this place. I once visited this place in 1985. I have two scanned images posted but the colors were hard to manage due to the age of the negatives. Happy New Year to you.

Best Regards,
Latiff.

hi danos
You captured fantastic light in a really good composition. I am impressed by the details and colours of your photo
really good one
didier

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  • ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13504 W: 1026 N: 26410] (127709)
  • [2008-01-10 1:38]

Hi Danos

I like the zigzagging wall, which provides excellent lead in lines to the main structure. Good sharpness & diffused night with natural looking colour. Tfs!

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9446 W: 268 N: 3085] (103038)
  • [2008-01-10 2:55]

Kalimera Danos,
Meteora once more, very nice view here also. Great image. I like it a lot. Good work.
Gr., Aleksander

Beautiful scene, I like the impressive architecture and the somber sky. Spectacular.

TFS,

Andreea

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  • Tue Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8175 W: 57 N: 13700] (50464)
  • [2008-01-10 17:16]

Hej Danos,
It's very nice to see the big monastery built on top and against the high rocks and cliffs. The light is pleasant and the cloudy sky works nicely for the atmosphere. Well done!
Regards,
Lars

Γεια σου Δάνο!

Πραγματικά συγκλονιστική η φωτογραφία σου από το Μεγάλο Μετέωρο, γιατί όχι μόνο καταγράφει άψογα τη μεγαλοπρέπεια του μοναστηριού και των βράχων, αλλά τη συνοδεύει με ένα υπέροχο ουρανό! Συγχαρητήρια!

Ηρακλής

Hi Danos
lovely composition, fine light in the picture, good lines and an excellent atmosphere. It seems a litle bit dark, i did some changes and put my versin in the WS. U hope you enjoy it
TFS and have a nice weekend
Aires

Danos Geia Sou
first I Wish you an happy new year .
second congratulation for your picture , good POV splendid colours , I like the stone path to the monastery
Filika
Dominic

Cher ami Danos,
Vous aussi vous me faites voyager depuis mon ordinateur. Je découvre des lieux magnifiques chargés d'histoire. Des vues qui donnent envie de partir et de voir ces richesses sur place !
Tout n'est pas toujours possible, aussi je me contente d'admirer et d'apprécier comme il se doit votre magnifique album.
Amitiés.
Philippe

Hi Danos,
It must have been an huge architectural achievement to build into this rock. The way you captured the weaving road towards the castle is very pleasant visually. Well captured and composed with good image quality. Well done! tfs
Cheers,
Renier

Kalimera Dano, I like the way you used the stairs to lead the eye to this formidable monastery. The way it's draped over the hill under the dramatic sky is beautifully captured. And I again like the a bit toned down colours and the smooth textures here. Good work!
Have a nice weekend,
Bert

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  • ARGI Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 764 W: 4 N: 364] (3456)
  • [2008-01-11 5:05]

Ενας υπεροχος πινακας Δανο
Κατακληκτικα γηινα χρωματα και προοπτικη.
Δυσκολα βλεπεις φωτγραφια σαν κι' συτη για τα Μετεωρα. Εξαιρετικη γωνια ληψης. Πολυ καλη σημειωση.
ΜΕΓΑΛΟ ΜΠΡΑΒΟ
Φιλικα Αργυρης

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  • Vames Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 0 N: 517] (4356)
  • [2008-01-11 6:16]

Γεια σου Δάνο έχεις κάνει μια υπέροχη δουλειά εδώ με πολύ ωραία χρώματα σε δύσκολες συνθήκες φωτισμού.καταπληκτικό καδράρισμα !φιλικά Vames

Olá / Hi Danos,

Very nice picture my friend.I like much this atmosphere for this one.Very good framing and good light and colours too.Nice composition here!

TFs and have a nice weekend,
Filipe

Danos,
Superb architecture catch !
Here you really played with the lines, and exposure and colors are very powerful.
Nice job,
Regards,
JB.

Hello Danos,
I like to follow the criss-crossing walkway to the top with my eyes!
It is always interesting to see how they built monasteries in places with difficult access, maybe for defence purposes in the old times...
Good point of view and a fine composition, good light and fine details!
Greetings,
Pablo -

When I came to Meteora, without knowing that it even existed, in 1972, I just stared, could not believe my eyes. And we did not dare to even look for a possibility to get up there! Your great photo makes me curious, I want to get up there!! Maybe next time!
TFS!

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  • Stepan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4529 W: 89 N: 3989] (27210)
  • [2008-01-13 22:27]

The soft light creates an excellent atmosphere for that place. Makes it really strong, old and moody. Really great.
Stéphane

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  • vincz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2604 W: 77 N: 5252] (19113)
  • [2008-01-14 0:29]

Excellent quality here and very well chosen POV on these monasteries. The cloudy sky particpate so well to the ambiance. A great one.

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  • toto Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2832 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2008-01-14 2:39]

Belle photo de ce monastère bien restauré, avec ses chemins d' accès qui ont l' air très dure a gravir.Belle vue d' ensemble, jolies couleurs et grande netteté de cet ensemble.
Je vous souhaite une bonne et heureuse année 2008, que cette année vous apporte bonheur et prospérité.
Amitiés Thomas
Je reviens.

Hi Danos - I like the light of this cloudy day which you've captured in nice exposure to present this pretty place, combining striking nature and man-made structures... regards, Daniel

Geia sou Dano
wonder's wonder: Meteora!
Perfect shot, excellent modulation of all the elements.
Sigxarthria
Freddy

Hello Danos,
An historic monastry captured with perfect pov and beautiful architectures. Despite the weather is not on the best but the grey cloud still give the mysterious athmosphere of this place. well done friend, thanks for this shot.

daniel

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  • thiv56 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 148 W: 50 N: 261] (1628)
  • [2008-01-14 23:48]

Kalimera Dano,

Alli mia poly atmosfairiki fotografia sou, me apala xromata, san zografikos pinakas! S' efxaristoume.

Kalimera Dear Danos
Very very excellent view and perfect capture.
Cloudy blue sky, beautiful Monastery Meteora, contrast, colours and lightness are wonderfull in this photo.
Congratulations
Best wishes from Ankara
Gürsel

Εξαιρετική και αυτή η φωτογραφία σου από το Μοναστήρι, Δάνο.
Πολύ όμορφες φωτοσκιάσεις κάνουν του όγκους να φαίνονται τρισδιάστατοι δίνοντας στη φωτογραφία σου την αίσθηση του ανάγλυφου.
Πολύ σωστή η χρήση των γραμμών από τα πέτρινα τοιχία οδηγούν το μάτι στο κέντρο της εικόνας.
Χαιρετώ
Κώστας

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  • Angshu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7852 W: 324 N: 16061] (56760)
  • [2008-01-18 1:20]

Hello Danos
This POV is certainly an original, with the road leading us right upto the monastery. Against the cloudy sky, the red tiles of the monastery stand out. The POV, once again, is excellent with the steep cliff on the left. Good work!
Regards
Angshu

Iassou Danos
A good vantage point over the steep hills with the monasteries, under a dramatic sky adding more atmosphere to the scene. Thanks for the complementary photos.
Cheers
Marilyn

Hi Danos, I love the pastel colours &, the stunning but simple architecture is superb, the dark sky give a stormy atmosphere, however the photo remaines very clear, great shot & TFS, kind regards Wilson.

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  • Didi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8643 W: 4447 N: 15178] (61070)
  • [2008-01-21 3:14]

Hello Danos
Very great view with a dramatic sky.
The lights are appreciable on the top.
I appreciate your work
Just one thing: I suggest a more simple frame around.
Cheers.

Hi Danos, very nice shot and really special place for me. A little bit more sharpness I think will be better on this shot. Good composition and colors.
TFS and regards,
Philip

Hello Danos,

Superbe ce bâtiment ! Jolie composition.
Marie

I remember this place,and for sure i am in love with this place!Here is a soft glow,a special one and I like it very much
All the best

Hi Danos,

The monasteries are impressive especially where they have been built. It must be very hard to use the stairs to get to them. The point of view is giving depth to the picture. It is showing the details and colors of the architecture of the monasteries. have a nice day.

Pierre

poly kalh, an kai 8a thn protimousa wide-angle (enas 16arhs sth 5D h enas 10arhs sthn 350D) pio konta xwris to katw meros kai perissoterh kalupsh sta deksia.

Filika
Stelios

Hi Danos
Amazing perspective at the monastery. Great light in the sky good contrasts with the buildings. Impressive place.
Regards

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  • Jakab Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 450 W: 213 N: 1282] (3867)
  • [2008-01-27 7:54]

Hello Danos,
this picture looks just like a painting thanks to the careful and well balanced composition and the curious lights. I like these dampened colours that fit perfectly to the motive.
Best whishes
Laszlo

Danos,
Excellent composition showing the wall and stairs leading the eye into the shot. The lighting and colors are fine with nice sharpness and detail. Even with unfavorable lighting you were able to produce a very nice photo.
TFS,
Asa

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  • jmcl Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2514 W: 131 N: 4070] (14535)
  • [2008-02-03 8:54]
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Hi Danos,

I have to pile onto this one .. the depth is great .. but the mood of this place in the darkness and impending storm really makes this speak .. even with soft tones of this light .. very nice.

take care,

John

Hello Danos!
Beautiful Metheora! Lovely place! Good composition! Nice lights and colors!
TFS, best regards, Zorica

Δανο γεια σου,
Ενα εκπηκτικο ιστορικο μνημειο που το αναδεικνυεις εδω με ολη την μεγαλοπρεπεια του.
Αυτο που συγκινει ειναι η περιρρεουσα ατμοσφαιρα αφου το φως ειναμυσταγωγικο οπως το θεμα σου.
Σε χαιρετω,
Γιωργος

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  • kiks Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1482 W: 161 N: 1681] (12801)
  • [2008-03-28 6:06]

Hi Danos, thisis for me a new view of Meteora. I like the way you use teh walls to lead the eyes into the monastery. I also like the softness of colors creating a peacful mood.
Best regards
KIks

Γεια σου Δάνο
Είσαι απο τους λίγους φωτογράφους που εκτιμώ τη δουλειά τους και θαυμάζω τις φωτογραφίες τους.
Με εκτίμηση, Βασίλης.

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  • paura Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7885 W: 56 N: 6399] (45863)
  • [2008-11-24 12:55]

Danos,
A paisagem é belíssima, tomada de muito bem escolhido ponto e com fotometria muito eficiente. beleza de trabalho.

Abraço

Paulo

Καλά Χριστούγεννα-χρόνια πολλά

Πέτρος

Hello Danos
The only opportunity that I provided to see this place has failed.
Broke my leg two days before travel.
So I looked at pictures of this place and still regret to plaster on his leg and on crutches I visited Meteora.
Your composition is wonderful.
All praise and desire to spend a nice weekend.
Respect
Saša

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  • fds Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 664 W: 0 N: 1612] (9621)
  • [2011-05-11 13:30]

very beautiful monastery over the rocs and great paint

Δάνο,
πολύ κοντινό το πλάνο από το Μεγάλο Μετέωρο,με την ομορφιά να είναι προσωποποιημένη φερ΄ ειπείν στο μοναδικό αυτό δημιούργημα της φύσης και στη συνέχεια της αδάμαστης ανθρώπινης δύναμης.

Πέτρος

That monastery of Meteora is a mystic place Danos,
Excellent sharpness and presentation, your note gives us excellent information about that monument
Regards

Δάνο, εκανα διάλλειμα στην δουλειά και είπα "πάω με τον Δάνο στην Μύκονο" αλλά Μύκονο δεν βρήκα ετσι εφτασα εδω σε αυτήν την μαγευτική φωτογραφία και το μόνο πού μπορώ να σου είναι ότι νιώθω δέος...ολα τα άλλα είναι περιττά!!!
να είσαι πάντα καλά και να παραμένεις πάντα πρώτος με παρόμοιες φωτογραφίες!!
καληνύχτα σου
ελένη

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