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Plaka, Athens, Greece

Posted by
Dimitrios (ATHENS, Greece) on 12 February 2008 in Architecture.

the sun is ready to say goodby after a glorious hellenic day.....

OLYMPUS u770SW,S770SW 1/250 second F/3.5 ISO 80 7 mm


Rags from Plano, United States

bye bye sun!

12 Feb 2008 6:20am

@Rags: haha bye bye Rags!

Mandy from South Africa

Gorgeous shot D - look slike it really was an awesome day! :)

12 Feb 2008 10:23am

@Mandy: IT WAS GREAT, walking around this place one feels like living in a more relaxed time zone! and it was January too, kind regards Dimitrios

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Looks like it was a nice warm, sunny day. Good shot.

12 Feb 2008 10:45am


Helen from Melbourne, Australia

Beautiful colour in the subtle light

12 Feb 2008 11:08am

@Helen: consider it a small gift to my auzzie FRIENDS!

Anne from White Rock, BC, Canada

Lovely shot! Great Sky! Wish we could have some of that weather here ! :-)

12 Feb 2008 12:07pm

@Anne: ok I shall post some tommorrow EXPRESS way, haha, its not like this now we have some clouds, regards D.

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I love old architecture...Athens must be a photographer's haven and heaven too :)

12 Feb 2008 2:03pm

@Lorraine: ok if you visit Athens I promiss to take you to Plaka, the old city is magical any time, regards D

Michael Rawluk from Prince George, Canada

Great light. You should do an hour by hour series.

12 Feb 2008 6:36pm

@Michael Rawluk: mmm good idea but I need a house there! haha, regards D

Elisa from Massachusetts, United States

I like the light on this one!! good job!

13 Feb 2008 2:55am

@Elisa: good good, see ya

JosefQ from Quebec City, Canada

Ah, the warmth of the sun! I hope to make it to Greece one day!

13 Feb 2008 3:05am

@JosefQ: dream on, dreams can come true, regards D

Ina from Krugersdorp, South Africa

Excellent light and colors.

13 Feb 2008 3:34am


Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Your architectural photos are very well done and show a lot of character. This one uses the afternoon sun to great advantage.

13 Feb 2008 8:40am

@Jeff: thats why I like visiting places at that time, the light is pure MAGIC, regards D.

Illuci from Hurdegaryp, Netherlands

Nice play of black rectangulars against the light walls, also the ochre contrasts well with the bue of the sky. Well composed, telling a story this picture!

13 Feb 2008 12:25pm

@Illuci: happy that you saw so much in it, have fun erik

1/250 second
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