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THE PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO


THE PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO
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Copyright: Andre Salvador (erdna) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 574 W: 62 N: 749] (5437)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-08
Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Architecture
Camera: Nikon D200, Nikkor 18-200mm AF-S, VR, Promaster 72mm UV Filter
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-10 18:53
Viewed: 2888
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco is a small sovereign state located in Western Europe. The territory lies on the northern coast of the Mediterranean Sea and is completely enclosed by France. Monaco is often regarded as a tax haven, and many of its inhabitants are wealthy and from foreign countries (including France), although they are not a majority.

Monaco is a Constitutional Monarchy and Principality with Prince Albert II as head of state. The Grimaldi family has ruled over Monaco since 1292 and the state's sovereignty was officially recognised by the Franco-Monegasque Treaty of 1861. Despite being independent, Monaco’s defense is still the responsibility of France.

Monaco is the world’s second most densely populated country, surpassed only by the Macau Special Administrative Region in southeast China. Monaco is also the smallest French-speaking country.

This shot was taken while looking towards the port and Monte Carlo, which is part of the principality.

Information on Monaco was taken from Wikipedia.

Nikon D200
2007/09/08 04:51:43.8
Image Size: 3872 x 2592
Lens: Nikkor 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6 G VR
Focal Length: 18mm
Exposure Mode: Programmed Auto
Metering Mode: Multi-Pattern
1/320 sec - F/9
Exposure Comp.: 0.0 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 100
Optimize Image: Vivid
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: AF-C
Flash Sync Mode: Not Attached
Color Mode: Mode III (Adobe RGB)
Tone Comp.: Normal
Hue Adjustment: 0
Saturation: Enhanced
Sharpening: Medium High
Image Comment: (c) 2007 Andre' Salvador
Long Exposure NR: Off

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  • Great 
  • MLINES Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1350 W: 102 N: 1081] (9125)
  • [2008-05-10 19:28]

Hi Andre, Well balanced composition with the two diagonals focusing the eye on the port area. Good colours. An inviting place. TFS. Murray.

  • Great 
  • kross1 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 594 W: 17 N: 1223] (4936)
  • [2008-05-10 22:45]

Nice picture Andre. The colors are amazing. Great focuse throughout the entire picture. The composition is very good. Well done.
Regards,
Kevin

hi Andre
beautiful wide capture of the port and suraunding. good DOF and clarity.
I think that a piece of the lower part of the photo needed cropping so the whole view would have come closer.
tfs
tsilla

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