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The Ravine of Enipevs (Mavrolongos).


The Ravine of Enipevs (Mavrolongos).
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Copyright: Maciej Gaweski (maaciejka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 82 N: 4427] (27117)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-06-27
Categories: Mountain
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/350 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-30 3:38
Viewed: 3100
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is the Ravine of Enipevs (Mavrolongos). It's situated near Litochoro on the way to Olympus peak.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Mount Olympus (Greek: Όλυμπος ; also transliterated as Ólympos, and on Greek maps, Óros Ólimbos) is the highest mountain in Greece, located on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia, about 100 km away from Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city. Mount Olympus has 52 peaks. The highest peak Mýtikas, meaning "nose", rises to 2,917 metres high (9,577 feet).
Mount Olympus is noted for its very rich flora with several endemic species.
In Greek mythology the mountain was regarded as the "home of the gods", specifically of the Twelve Olympians, the twelve principal gods of the Classical Greek and Hellenistic worlds.
Climbing Mount Olympus is a non-technical hike, except for the final section from Skala summit to Mitikas summit, which is YDS class 3 rock scramble. It is estimated that 10,000 people climb Mount Olympus each year, most of them reaching only the Skolio summit. Most climbs to Mount Olympus start from the town of Litochoro, which took the name City of Gods because of its location on the roots of the mountain. From there a road goes to Prionia, where the hike begins at the bottom of the mountain.
Litochoro (Greek, Modern: Λιτόχωρο, Ancient/Katharevousa Λιτόχωρον, older form: Litochoron) is a town and municipality located in the southern part of the prefecture of Pieria at the base of Mount Olympus. The town is about 90 km from Thessaloniki, on the western shore of the Thermaic Gulf. The first recorded mention of Litochoro is in an account of a visit by Saint Dionysus (Greek: Άγιος Διονύσιος) to Mount Olympus.[citation needed] The town is a popular destination for those wishing to climb Mount Olympus as almost all climbing routes begin to the southwest of the town.

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Buena prespectiva y sensación de profundidad. Interesante el corte,
aunque sin duda muy particular del autor. Bellísimos colores. Captas
la atmósfera reinante perfectamente y nos introduces en el paisaje.
Saludos Maciej:
J. Ignasi.

Ciao Maciek, fantastic mountain landscape, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, I like a lot, ciao Silvio

Hello Maciej,
Wonderful capture with this splendid mountain.
Nice colors, very good clarity and superb focus.
HAPPY NEW YEAR AND BEST WISHES 2011!
Marius.

Hi Maciej.
Impressive landscape and beautiful photo with good composition, wonderful colours, and good sharpness.
My best wishes for the New Year, Christodoulos

Hi Maciej,
Wow this is awesome. Great lighting and greanery of the far away mountain. I like it, it gives one a feeling of distance.
Denis.

hello Maciej
very nice picture with good sharpness and beautiful colours
greeting lou

Hi Maciej,

The point of view is sending my eyes through the ravine toward the mountains which is giving depth to the composition. It is also allowing me to see the details and colors of the scenery. The morning light is enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.

Pierre

Hi Maciej,
Perfect landscape, the topography is very impressive and the colours wonderful! Best wishes for the New Year, Pambos

Hi Maciej,
A photo in beautiful simple colours and excellent sharpness. Taken from a good POV in nice composition.
Sami

Hallo Maciej,
another beautiful mountainscape, splendid colours in a nice composition
TFS
Best regards
Maurizio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-12-30 15:23]

Hi Maciej,a very nice and most interesting view from a secret Greece,very impressive view taken whit a great sharpness and colors.I wish you all the best for the new year and thanks for share,Luciano.

hello Maciek

an excellent landscape shot of mountains
with fine POV and appropriate framing,
beautiful light, excellent sharpness details,

TFS

Happy New Year 2011

Asbed

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-12-31 5:10]

Hallo Maciej,
Ty musisz miec doskonala kondycje zeby po tych gorach latac.Kolejny piekny widok z bardzo dobrym kadrem.Technicznie wszystko super.Szczesliwego Nowego Roku!Siggi

Very shot of this impressive Greek mountain!!! Happy New Year, Erodotos

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-01-02 1:02]

Hello Maciej,
beautiful view of the mountains. The details and clarity is well documented.
So pretty to witness such a lovely forest and mountains.

Regards,
Foozi

Hello Maciej,
I can see how much you appreciate and understand landscapes - not the easiest of subjects. This image just grabs me, pulls me in and keeps me there! I cannot get out and I do not want to get out. Looking at the composition, tones, gradation, hues, I just could not find anything to improve upon and your note is very useful. Excellent!!! Well done!!!
Neels

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