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Malta Magic


Malta Magic
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Copyright: Bill Fitzgerald (macgarret1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 129 W: 0 N: 273] (1359)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-19
Categories: Architecture
Camera: FujiFilm FinePix S7000
Exposure: f/8, 1/600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-01-29 11:29
Viewed: 1961
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Silent City
The prominent outline of the medieval walled city of Mdina, which was for many years the capital of Malta. Its history, however, dates back at the very least to the classical period, when the whole area, including the present-day town of Rabat, formed part of a Roman settlement.

Mdina's history is very interesting and complicated so I won't dwell on it here. For anyone who is interested, excellent further information can be got at: http://www.maltassist.co.uk/mdina.htm.

Just the usual small adjustments to contrast and saturation, sharpened slightly.

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  • Josine Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 922 W: 21 N: 652] (4069)
  • [2008-01-29 23:53]

Hi Bill
good sharpness and POV for this beautiful view
very nice Bill
Greetings
Josine

A big smiley for this one Bill!
A good shot Bill & I have to say your POV is very well choosen
From the old medieval days this was the best way of defense.. a little town on top of a hill ..strong walls and no enemy could sneak up on you ..
Will read : maltassist.co.uk/mdina.htm. later today
Greetings from Holland
John
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Hello Bill,
Your photos of Malta are making me to put this place o n my agenda to see in future.
Beautiful colors and POV. TFS
Vandana
later

Bill,
I really like the POV which you chose as it gives us the impression that we are traveling to Malta too!
Beautiful colours & sharpness!
Bye
Rob

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  • edal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 579 W: 70 N: 644] (4308)
  • [2008-02-23 8:09]
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Hello Bill!
It's a magnificent view of the sunlit medieval city. There are many Medinas (Downtowns) in North Africa, but none is so solemn like this one. Probably these rock hills have been witnesses of the glorious WW2 resistance...
Greetings,
Anton

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