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Suur, suurem / Big, bigger (9) - Giza pyramids

Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 24 March 2011 in Architecture.

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Initially at 146.5 metres (480.6 ft), the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years, the longest period of time ever held for such a record.

Vanim ja ainus meie päevadeni säilinud antiikkultuuris tuntud seitsmest maailmaimest on Kairo lähedal Giza platool asuv Cheopsi püramiid, mis algselt 146.5 meetri kõrgusena omas peaaegu 4000 aastat maailma kõrgeima ehitise tiitlit.

Egypt @ November 2007

Canon EOS 350D 1/500 second F/9.0 ISO 200 84 mm

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Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Suurepärane jäädvustus!

24 Mar 2011 8:10am

JCJ from Troyes, France

good composition
nice to see the details of the stones in BG

24 Mar 2011 11:11am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

The size of the characters give the scale of the size of stones which constituted this pyramid. The most beautiful are three, according to me, that of the Pharaoh Kephren. Nice composition.

24 Mar 2011 12:19pm

ad fontes from Provo, United States

I really like the contrast between the bright colors of the textiles against the plain ones of the sand, camels, and pyramid. Excellent work!

24 Mar 2011 2:26pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

a perfectly organised frame and a lesson in patience!

24 Mar 2011 5:45pm

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Great composition and color very nice !!

25 Mar 2011 1:34am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

great POV

25 Mar 2011 3:29am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An amazing achievement by any standard. A very beautiful capture of these fellows and their camels.

25 Mar 2011 4:58am

Nitin from Shanghai, China

A lovely capture. The composition is spot on. It would have been really interesting to see this picture and the pyramid against the evening light. Have a great weekend. Cheers!

26 Mar 2011 4:31pm