17 November 2009

Three sites in Crete

Venetian aquaduct | Knossos

The Venetion aqueduct near Knossos


Agia Triada, Crete

Agia Triada


Tilisos, Crete



Three pictures from September 2008

Minolta Dynax 5 | Fuji Superia 200 | rescans


15 March 2009

Plakias, Crete

Filed under: Crete, Greece, harbour, panorama, Photoshop Elements 7.0, Plakias, Sony A100 — Howard @ 12:00 am

Plakias, Crete

The harbour: three-frame panorama stitched in PSE7, using the ‘auto’ setting.


Plakias panorama

This version uses the ‘reposition only’ setting.

6 January 2009

Cretan sunset

Cretan sunset

Near Agia Pelagia on the north coast

1/500 s | f/6.3 | ISO 100 @ 300 mm


30 December 2008

The heads of Cerberus

The heads of Cerberus

Detail from a Roman statue in the Heraklion Archeological Museum, Crete


29 November 2008



Much of the site is a fanciful reconstruction by Arthur Evans, an approach that would not be tolerated today. Nevertheless it’s an impressive place to visit, the epitome of the ‘pleasure of ruins’.

This is pretty much the end of my sequence of pictures from Crete; time to move on.

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