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Strait from the camera…

Taken with a Canon EOS 400D Digital.

  • Exposure: 0.001 sec (1/1000)
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Aperture: f/5.6
  • Software: Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows
  • Metering Mode: Pattern
  • Focal Length: 80 mm
  • Exposure Program: Shutter priority
  • Exposure Bias: 0/3 EV
  • Flash: Flash did not fire
  • White Balance: Manual

There was a fire at Mount IDA. The smoke came all around us.
It’s strait from the camera. The redness is because the sun was setting and it made the smoke this color.

_A LARGER view to see more in detail…
(Long side is only 1024 here, and as with border)_

On The Calender Page

History for Mount IDA

Trojan War
The mountain is the scene of several mythic events in the works of Homer. At its summit, the Olympian gods gathered to watch the progress of the epic fight. But the mountain was the sacred place of the Goddess, and Hera’s powers were so magnified on Mount Ida, that she was able to distract Zeus with her seductions, just long enough to permit the climactic taking of Troy.

During the Trojan War, in an episode recorded in Apollodorus’s Epitome, Achilles with some of the Achaean chiefs laid waste the countryside, and made his way to Ida to rustle the cattle of Aeneas. But Aeneas fled, and Achilles killed the cowherds and Nestor, son of Priam, and drove away the sacred kine (Epitome 3.32). Achilles briefly refers to this incident as he prepares to duel with Aeneas during the siege of Troy. (Iliad XX)

After the Trojan War, the only surviving son of Priam, Helenus, retired to Mount Ida, where he was surprised and became the captive of Neoptolemus.


    KEITH R. WILL...about 6 years ago


  • Thank you very much for going threw my stream.

    – Kuzeytac

  • D Byrne
    D Byrneabout 6 years ago

    excellent silhouette, great work

  • ©Maria Medeiros
    ©Maria Medeirosabout 6 years ago


  • anisja
    anisjaabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful image . And a great text .

  • Dayonda
    Dayondaabout 6 years ago

    You’re sooo good with these, Leyla!
    This one belongs in a couple of Groups, but I can’t take it into our group:
    Nature’s Wonders,
    Rural America,

  • Thank you so much for your lovely comments Dayonda!

    I will look into these groups..:)

    – Kuzeytac

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonabout 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work

  • AngelaHumphries
    AngelaHumphriesabout 2 years ago

    Brilliant. I love this.

  • Thank you very much Angela:))

    – Kuzeytac

  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinalealmost 2 years ago

    January 1st, 2013

    Congratulations! Please click HERE to view your feature in beautiful large format and leave a comment.

  • Thank you very much Maree:) Very apprieciated:)

    – Kuzeytac

  • cindy50
    cindy50almost 2 years ago

    Wonderful work!

  • Thank you very much Jacqui:)

    – Kuzeytac

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...8 months ago

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