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Gazing Makrinitsa village from Koukourava's cave.

Makrinitsa is one of the most known villages of Mt. Pelion in central Greece.

Makrinitsa is one of the most known villages of Mt. Pelion in central Greece.
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bobbi_6566 December 11, 2020
Breathtaking and dreamy 💜🌈❤️💯
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grigoriskoulouriotis December 14, 2020
A thousand thanks!!
GCallahan December 11, 2020
I truly believe that the addition of the person in this photo really makes it work so much better than the one without. Great photo as are so many of the photos in your gallery.
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grigoriskoulouriotis December 14, 2020
I agree with you, I believe that adding a person in the frame always give a more "live" perspective and that's the reason I actually went back another day and put myself into the frame. Thank you very much for the comment!

Behind The Lens

I took this photo in Volos city, Greece. The cave actually located on Mt. Pelion at it's west side just few kilometers before the famous village "Makrinitsa".
It was about 11 - 12 a.m. The day was raining and I had the light I just wanted.
As I said before because of the rain the light was soft and gave me the opportunity to get a shot as I exactly wanted to be.
Just my tripod, me camera Fujifilm X-t3 and the fish-eye lens Samyang 8mm f2.8ii.
I had took a photo of this cave some time ago but I wanted to go back and put myself into the frame because adding a person always gives a more alive image in my opinion.
Very few things I processed, didn't have to do many. I boosted a little bit the shadows and increased the yellow color too.
In my camera bag
I try to take always all my equipment with me because I don't want not having something with me when I really need it, so better carrying some weight more than miss something important for me.
We need to explore the places we live in more carefully as there are many diamonds (places) we don't know about them..

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