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During our two week explore of the Mediterranean island of Crete my wife Liz and I noticed three things in abundance, the first was olive trees, the second was windmills (both broken and working) and the third, and most striking, was the large number of small Greek Orthodox churches dotted around the landscape.
But what caused us some amusement was the preponderance of minature models of churches, normally placed on plinths by the roadside, presumeably to advertise the presence of a full sized church up a nearby track.
Some of these minature churches looked absolutely great, especially when set against a dramatic backdrop, such as this example that I photographed while Liz and I were exploring the rugged coastline around Vlichadia on the northeastern coast of Crete.
Filename - crete church model 02.jpg
Camera - Canon 6D
Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 45mm
Exposure - 1/60sec @ f11, ISO100
Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours.
Location - Near Vlichadia, Crete
This image - 800x533px JPEG
Conversion - Adobe Lightroom
Comments - Handheld exposure the lens stabilisation.
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