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Plecnik, the genius of middle Europe

By OVrtnarHigi  
In the 1920s a Slovenian architect turned the seat of Czech government into a fresh symbol of independence and democracy.
Arcaded staircase leading to the entrance of the church Plecnik on Barje,Ljubljana (SLO) is worn out, the tower falling pieces of concrete. The famous Architecture reconstruction is necessarily. Another destructive earthquake would be a drastic end of the period of genius.

Tags: Architecture Slovenia Black and white Landscape and travel Plecnik Barje Liubliana

Voters: taggart, Deep_Bhatia, barbarahirst and 10 more

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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
21 Jun 2012 5:23PM
Very interesting-- mono works well for this!

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21 Jun 2012 5:33PM
Great Mono image. Deep
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 6:13PM
heh!! long time no see....
mono works so well with this one
tonyguitar 6 65 37 Canada
21 Jun 2012 6:37PM
This is just so beautiful. I hope you save it with many photos before that earthquake strikes.
This is dead center... very documentary. Could you make another copy, but crop the right side to touch the brickwork on the lower round rotunda or silo?

You may choose to go left, depending on what is outside the frame.

Your texture and fine detail is really good and I like the upper vignette. That vignette still works one sided. No need to keep it centered. TG
21 Jun 2012 7:10PM
Hi my american friends Jennifer and special guest Barbara, nice to read you again,
nice to see same new faces also, hi Deep hi Tony, the first contact is usually the most important so ...see you again, nice comments in today first really hot day here, Cheers to all, Igor
banehawi Plus
14 1.8k 3892 Canada
21 Jun 2012 8:15PM
I like the image and detail, however it needs a slight rotation counter clock wise, as it leans a little to the right. 0.6 degrees according to Photoshop, measured at the upper structure.

Nice mix of tones and detail.

21 Jun 2012 8:33PM
Hi Willie, I really appreciate you deep involvement and thanks for the inspired words. Reg Igor
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 12:04AM
An amazing piece of architeture.
Wish I had the eyes of banehawi to see that 0.6 tilt!
22 Jun 2012 10:41PM
A wonderful piece of interesting write up..Lin
bill33 Plus
7 36 1 Scotland
24 Jun 2012 4:18PM
Wonderful image with great detail and excellent tones, the type of photograph that suits mono perfectly, Bill.

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