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In the left foreground, the massive Velika kneževa kula (Large Knight’s Tower) is the most impressive of the towers in the historic fortified walled city of Korčula on the lovely Croatian Island of Korčula. The taller tower in the background is Mala kneževa kula (Small Knight’s Tower).

The city wall was mostly built in the 14th Century and partly pulled down in 1875. It has eight remaining defense towers. Most are standing, although one has only the basement left.

Korčula is the alleged birthplace of the famed explorer Marco Polo.

Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Digital Rebel XSi in the USA)
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm
ISO: 200


Single RAW image Tonemapped in Photomatix Pro.

Related shots can be found at Croatia or Eastern Meditteranean.

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  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 4 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your work with the Photomatix HDR Group. This wonderful example of a Photomatix-processed image has been accepted into the Group!

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyover 4 years ago

    Lovely shot Tom, how blue was the sky that day. Superb!

  • Cheers mate, the skies in the Eastern Med are just wonderful …

    – Tom Gomez

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 4 years ago

    magnificant capture Tom!!

  • Thank you so much dear Cheryl …

    – Tom Gomez

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesover 4 years ago

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherover 4 years ago

    great catch

  • Thank you kindly Sean …

    – Tom Gomez

  • MichelleR
    MichelleRover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous! The sky is stunning. a gorgeous capture!

  • Thank you Michelle, much appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Lynne Morris
    Lynne Morrisover 4 years ago

    Fabulous capture Tom.

  • Thank you Lynne, so pleased you like it …

    – Tom Gomez

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago


  • Thank you kindly Lorilee …

    – Tom Gomez

  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsover 4 years ago

    brilliant tom

  • Thank you so much Steve/Lesley, always appreciated …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosover 4 years ago

    Another beauty, Tom; this must be an interesting country….!

  • Thank you kindly Adri. I was very impressed with Croatia. It is beautiful and the history is amazing …

    – Tom Gomez

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