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alexander stefanatos

Pro Member, thessaloniki

Fodele 2

Fodele village
The little village of Fodele, west of Heraklion in Creta is considered to be the birthplace of the Greek painter El Greco(Dominicos Theotocopoulos). At the supposed site of his home a museum has been erected housing copies , old books and documents related with the painter's life. Two of his original paintings are housed in the Museum of Arts in the nearby city of Heraklion.

Comments 5

  • Harold Thompson 09/26/2014 8:58

    Beautiful controlled exposure and composition avoiding burnt out highlights
    :-)) Harold
  • Sue Thompson 09/26/2014 8:41

    a superb picture alongside a natural view through the window. You have managed the light here very well and the colours are lovely.

  • SINA 09/26/2014 7:04

    Beautyfull the open window with the nature
    and inside the light to the picture from this greec painter
    also the darkness of the room
    All das zusammen kontrastiert gut und ergänzt sich zu einem Bild des Wesentlichen
    herzlich Sina
  • Adele Oliver 09/26/2014 0:44

    I like your composition and presentation here where the colours of outside nature compete with the beautiful El Greco painting for attendion ... very effective editing too !!
    greetings, Adele
  • Lawson McCulloch 09/25/2014 21:18

    I love this window with the soft light coming through the little panes of glass.
    best wishes,


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Camera NIKON D800
Lens Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) (A061) or Tamron AF 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 XR LD Aspherical (IF) (185D)
Aperture 4.5
Exposure time 1/80
Focus length 28.0 mm
ISO 800