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Ermita de Santa Catalina, Mundaka

Posted by
Paco Díaz (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) on 6 January 2009 in Landscape & Rural.

Comienzo hoy con una serie del Urdaibai, en Vizcaya.

Canon EOS 50D 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 200 18 mm

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rem_la from Villiers, France

il est au bout du monde cet ermitage !

6 Jan 2009 6:28am

JamesC from portland, United States

Beautiful scene of a very old church, like your framing and details. Lighting is very good as well.

6 Jan 2009 6:44am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Ton horizon penche un tout petit peu mais j'aime le cadrage que tu as choisi, une petite chapelle face à la mer, c'est très beau

6 Jan 2009 6:46am

Yvonne S. from Tilburg, Netherlands

what a beautiful view you have from this chapel, beautiful picture!

6 Jan 2009 7:15am

Mozhde from mashhad, Iran

verrrrry beautiful place !

6 Jan 2009 7:16am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely shot Paco, withthe cable leading the eye to the hermitage. It looks suitably remote.

6 Jan 2009 10:55am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

A lovely composition with a desolate feel.

6 Jan 2009 11:05am

EYES WIDE SHUT from The library of my soul, United Kingdom

Very nicely composed, with lighting that gives a rather charming ambience to the scene. Superb

6 Jan 2009 12:07pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Bonita, lástima el cielo, aunque también tiene su encanto.

6 Jan 2009 12:38pm

Faëlle from Lyon, France

Superbe, dommage qu'il y ait ce fil. sinon, les couleurs, l'ambiance, j'aime beaucoup!

6 Jan 2009 12:54pm

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

I can imagine that cable being a direct line to Above from that perfect placed chapel on the cliff. There have been many sad moments there - and some happy ones - I'd guess.

6 Jan 2009 12:59pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Yhanks very much, Ronnie.
In my last post to retratando.com this is exactly the title of the photo:

Veronelle from Lens, France

beautifull landscape

6 Jan 2009 1:19pm

Mirko Herzner from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

A wonderful shot reminding me of my last holiday. A small chruch in front of the sea. Very good. Has a dark mood...

6 Jan 2009 1:58pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

This is such a stellar landscape...so rich in drama and mood, deep colour and so emotive. I like the line coming into the frame...as if to hang onto it's existence. Bravo!

6 Jan 2009 2:02pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Oh it's divine, I love it...what i wouldn't do to be there right now :)

6 Jan 2009 3:12pm

@Lorraine: You would be very welcome here, Lorraine :)

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Love the tone and atmosphere of this one! Seems like a beautiful place... can't wait to see the rest!:-)

6 Jan 2009 3:38pm

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

I like the quiteness of the place, the framing and the colors

6 Jan 2009 4:02pm

Alphons from Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Marvellous minimal composition with a special feel.

6 Jan 2009 4:05pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's a beautiful church. The light and colors are so subtle and beautiful.

6 Jan 2009 4:50pm

Calvy/Abhi from Despo Ville, India

so serene and beautiful Church! Nice shot!

6 Jan 2009 5:19pm

@Calvy/Abhi: Thanks very much!

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Magnificent, Paco - that lone power wire actually adds to the composition. Well done.

6 Jan 2009 5:34pm

fredo from marseille, France

Superbe compo, cadrage simple et photo trés reussie ! Bravo .

6 Jan 2009 6:31pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Wow, what an incredible old structure. I would love to see it in person.

6 Jan 2009 6:34pm

Pradeep from Chennai, India

Beautiful ambiance. I can almost hear the silence. Lovely shot :)

6 Jan 2009 6:48pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

A very simple temple, only a round window over the door, in a desolate place. Almost the definition of hermitage.

6 Jan 2009 8:06pm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

What a beautiful church, and it's situated in an amazing place too! a wonderful shot.

6 Jan 2009 11:42pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

i like your composition here with the old church well placed in the frame... i also like the mood created by darkish tones... nicely captured!

7 Jan 2009 12:08am

Wolfgang - vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

Une atmosphère de bout du monde, bien capté!

7 Jan 2009 12:14am

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Wonderful old church looking out to sea, it seems a bit isolated there. Superb natural colors.

7 Jan 2009 1:50am

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Very nice shot of the church! Nice framing also. Would like to see closer details in future days!!

7 Jan 2009 2:28am

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, CA, United States

wonderful solace here mate -- lovely!

22 Jan 2009 12:49am

Canon EOS 50D
1/125 second
ISO 200
18 mm