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Belvedere Vista

By KingArthur
Gaining a good vantage point on a calm clear afternoon, I made good use of the fine conditions to capture this crisp landscape shot.

Just a whisk away from Fort Bingemma, the highest ridge on the Island, I could savour most of the northern region beneath me ... to the far left lies the beautiful dome of Mgarr Church, center beneath the horizon lies Mellieha, one may even make out Fort Campbell at Selum further to the right. Quite a breathtaking view from up here folks!

I loved the rich farmland down in the valley beneath me ... beautiful shades of green across the picturesque terraced fields. It does quite look like a postcard to me.

Hope you find the shot to your liking, all comments and feedback would be welcome. Please view larger to appreciate the detail.

Joe

Specs -
f/5.0 @ 1/640sec.
ISO 80

Tags: Landscape General Vista Belvedere Landscape and travel Vantage point

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Comments


Brilane 9 5 12 Wales
10 Jan 2007 1:52AM
Great in large, really shows the detail.
Brian.

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JimV 9 6 3 Canada
10 Jan 2007 2:12AM
A real beauty Joe, so wonderfully detailed, especially the large version, first class work!
Rgds., Jim
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
10 Jan 2007 2:56AM
The long view, and this is gorgeous! I love the way you do colors!

Jennnnn
Possum 9 148 England
10 Jan 2007 6:55AM
A wonderfully far-reaching vista, Joe, with some beautiful greens in the valley. Gorgeous landscape.
Allie
TerryBaxter 10 11
10 Jan 2007 7:38AM
Allie's nicked my words; suppose that confirms it though. Endless vista and sumptuous greenery. Well done.

Terry.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
10 Jan 2007 7:42AM
Joe you have started my day in such a delightful way.A real stunner.
Ron
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
10 Jan 2007 9:25AM
You certainly could entice people to your Island with your wonderful photography and great comments Joe . xx
A refreshing shot, Joe.....Luv the wide angle view and the scene is awesome!

Cheers,
Suzan Smile
10 Jan 2007 10:10AM
Are you sure you aren't working for the tourist board? LOL.

Joe this is a magnificent landscape!Love the detail in the large version.The layered orchards, and greens are wonderful.Fabulous work.

Fran
chrissd Plus
10 304 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2007 10:14AM
what an amazing view, this is top work
chris
KKmoments 9 12 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2007 12:44PM
Beautiful viewed large.... loved the description it gave you a real 'feel' for the area. Stunning landscape.. your images of this island are amazing.
Karen
sunshot 11 24 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2007 4:57PM
what a beautilful scene joe, the view is breath taking, well done.

marc.
BertC 9 29 Malta
10 Jan 2007 5:03PM
Lovely landscape work Joe ... Superb composition & colour.
Bravo !
Bert
Can't believe you don't have more clicks! Smile
BURNBLUE Plus
10 12 1 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2007 9:42PM
Simply lovely expansive landscape Joe!
exposure Plus
12 3.5k England
10 Jan 2007 10:17PM
A Lovely perspective details tones and composition.
Pauline.
Gaz_H 9 150 1 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2007 11:28PM
Stunning landscape with so much depth to it.
12 Feb 2007 6:58PM
Thank you all for your interesting comments and feedback, appreciated.

Joe

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