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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: 2006-06-25
Categories: Seascape
Exposure: f/4.8
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-11-22 9:00
Viewed: 3664
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This photo was taken during our holiday in Greece. This is a view of Skiathos - beautiful Greek island. Do you find the foreground interesting? (I think about this black tree)

The wikipedia, the free encycylopedia:
Skiathos (Greek: Σκιάθος, Latin forms: Sciathos and Sciathus) is a small island in the Aegean Sea belonging to Greece. Skiathos is the westernmost island in the Northern Sporades group of islands. The mainland of Greece and Magnesia lie to the west, while the island of Skopelos lies to the east. The name of the island dates back to ancient times.
The Municipality of Skíathos includes the islands of Tsougria and Tsougriaki, and of the islets of Maragos, Arkos, Troulonisi and Aspronisi. Total land area of the island is 50 km². The major settlement on the island is the town of Skiathos (pop. 4,988 in 2001), while other settlements are Χanemos (195), Kalyvia (179), Troulos (159), and Koukounaries (126).
Despite its small size (under 50 km²), Skiathos is a popular tourist destination. It has over 60, chiefly sandy, beaches scattered along the coastline of about 44 km.
The island has roughly rhomboid shape, elongated in southwest-northeast direction. The longer diagonal is about 12 km long, and the island is about 6 km wide in average. The coast is interspersed with numerous inlets, capes and peninsulas. The terrain is hilly, more rugged on north, and the highest point is at the altitude of 433 m. Southern and southeast parts have gentler slopes, and most of settlements and facilities are located there. The main road runs along southern and eastern coast of the island, with several smaller and dirt roads reaching the inland and northern coast. The town of Skiathos and the airport are located at the northern part of the island's eastern side. Tsougria and all other main islets are located a few kilometres off the eastern coast, and are visible from the town.
Much of the island is forested. The area around the villages and the town are farmland. The island's forests are pine and are concentrated in the southeastern part of the island. The island of Skopelos can be seen from Skiathos with the more distant islands of Euboea and Skyros also visible in clearer conditions. The mountaintop, which has a communications tower, is to the west.

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hello Maciek

as you say today we are TN neighbors,
a very beautiful Seascape photo, i love
the POV you choosed to shoot it,
maybe Maciek i would cropped the upper
part of the image to remove the ground
and give the impression that after the blue
water it is the infinit as the sea, TFS


hello Maciej
great sharpness composition with great details and lovely bleu GREECE colours
very nice shot
greeting lou

Hello Maciek,

you make it a little as an fairytale.
Good pov and sharpness.
Fine colours.
The tree makes it a myterous and take good sight away, so we must guess.


Ciao Maciek, lovely composition with splendid sea well framed by tree, fantastic colors and splendid light, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-11-22 12:16]

Hallo Maciek,
Zdjecie na czasie gdy na dworze zimno to przynajmniej jak sie na takie widoki poppatrzy jeszt zaraz cieplej.Doskonala ostrosc i kolorystyka.Pozdrawiam Siggi

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-11-22 14:28]

Hi Maciej,a very nice composition taken for the high and beautiful colors too,in particular the water is simply fantastic!Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.

Czesc Maciejka! Ladne swiatlo i kolory, dobry kontrast. Moze sie podobac. Klaniam sie!

Hola Maciej

Tambien un paraje muy agradable, con esos tonos azules estupendos. Otro buen POV.

Un saludo de Antonio

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