Beautiful,Marilyn,in this little place you captured all the typical Mediterranean atmosphere.
Preciosos tonos,,,gran imagen.
Thank you, jose.
And thanks, Daniela, for your kind words which help me understand why this little scene so delighted me!
Very very nice and the title "Still life on wall..." is perfect.
Cheers from France Marilyn
Agree with Daniela, Jose & Nano13: great shot Marilyn, perfect framed, so expressive... Ciao :)
Hi Marilyn,I've nominated this photo for Panoramio Elections 2007.Good luck! Daniela
Many thanks, Daniela, for the generous nomination. And Franco and Jean, accept my belated thanks for your comments.
Greetings from Canada. Marilyn
Great picture Marilyn. It works so well, especially since you kept some if the arc on the left and bits of a rougher wall on the right. Gives it a lot of atmosphere and texture.
Thanks for visiting Malta with me, Roger. And I hope someday to see photos of when you go back in person. You'll get some wonderful pictures, I'm sure.
Hi Marilyn :) I'm not a particular good travel photographer. My pictures are pretty much typical holiday snapshots with no ooompfs. It's an aspect of travelling I'd like to develope though :)
The first prod I had toward better travel photography came when I was only 21, traveling with a group by bicycle (and public transit) in northern Europe. (The trip included my first visit to Norway.) I assumed without thinking that the purpose of photography was to record "everything." But sometimes when I raised my camera to my eye, one fellow in our group (younger than I but more sophisticated) would say disdainfully, "You're not going to take a picture of that, are you?" Always the subject was something I felt I ought to record--because it was "important," or because of pleasant associations, etc., and always it was something that (under the conditions of that moment) would make a dreadful picture!
I was certainly not instantly transformed by his attitude! I've taken a huge number of "I was there" picture in the almost 50 years since then! But looking back, I think it started me, however tentatively, on a journey of deciding what photographs I want to take, and why. And with each new trip, I find myself even less likely to make a record, and more likely to try to "find the picture" in whatever I see.
Sorry this got so long, Roger! It probably did because I'm still busy sorting this out!
Please don't appologize :) I like to share thoughts and feelings of photography, and especially to hear what others have to say. That is not done in one sentence :) So I appreciate what you said. Of course I learn a lot from looking through your and others galleries regarding arrangements, composition, use of light n' such, but talking about the feel of photography probably tells me more. Looking back I pretty much experienced the same thing. I was recording. I guess I was happy and wanted to record that by putting everything on film. maybe :) And for the record, I'm still sorting this out myself. That's one of the fun parts about this hobby I think :) I guess for every picture I have uploaded I have a hundred not worth while mounting on the wall in my darkest closet ;-) I'd be totally broke if it had not been for digital medium.
Happy New Year, hope its a good one!!!!!!!!!!
welcome to the group!
I hope, you enjoy, to be a member and be sure, that you find many house marks and add them to the gallery.
It's not very easy, to discover those contemporary wittnesses out of a time, people didn't have house numbering.
So i wish you good luck and stay nosy.
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Photo taken in Victoria, Malta
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