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VEGETATION ON THE ARCHITRAVE

By dimalexa
Series: My Old B&W Film Creations - Film for Friday, Shadow for Saturday, Vegetation (!!!) for Silly Sunday
It's the architrave of Parthenon, where, in the joint between the marble pieces, has grown up something vegetation. It's the era before start the works of the maintenance of the Acropolis monuments. It seems very strange to be there something green, as it is very harmful to the integrity of the marbles.
Pay attention to the shadow on the column, how strongly the rib cavity is understood.
Greece, Athens, Acropolis - 20/08/1976
Film: ILFORD FP4, 22 DIN.
Film scanned in scanner: EPSON PERFECTION V200 PHOTO.
Dimitris

[File: AKROPOLIS_1976-08-20_031_A]



Tags: Film Shadow Architecture Greece Athens Parthenon Acropolis Analog camera Ilford FP4 Architrave

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taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
16 Sep 2018 12:30AM
Beautiful stonework in black and white!

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16 Sep 2018 12:30AM
Well spotted and captured Dimitris,
Fred.
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
16 Sep 2018 4:55AM
Great capture of architectural detail in mono, Dimitris. Very good and I like it a lot.
Great capture
16 Sep 2018 9:43AM
the destructive impact of the soft power.. and beautiful stonework, without doubt
Irishkate Plus
9 41 118 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2018 11:49AM
Fascinating to see where plants grow - an image with lots of other interest too.
KateGrin
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
16 Sep 2018 12:03PM
Beautiful
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2018 12:11PM
Lovely detail captured Dimitris, especially the column.
Peter.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2018 10:25PM
A mono with great impact...
Good work, Isabel GrinGrin
pablophotographer 8 1.5k 368
17 Sep 2018 12:47AM
Air can move soil and dust which sits on the surface of cornices. Then spores of plants can fall on the accumulated soil. Rain and sun will do the rest. You just witness the result here.
pablophotographer
18 Sep 2018 1:26PM
But... Try and grow the plant in your garden and see what happens. Or rather...doesn't Smile

JohnSmile

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