Thursday, February 18, 2010

the gambler


Old Casino, Constanta, Romania (at the Black Sea).

27 comments:

  1. Lara: That is a beauty with the lone bird on the rock in front of the neat casino. I will do SWF later in the day.

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  2. Gray skies, but a magnificent old building!

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  3. I like the soft look of the casino behind the bird on the rock. This is a beautiful picture.

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  4. Love the bokeh.

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  5. Is the bird awaiting for the casino to open?

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  6. Lara, it's stunning...
    The bird and the old building makes it perfect...

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  7. Oh, I do like that! What a lovely building, against a grey sky! Stunning contrast!

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  8. I hope he wins! :-)

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  9. you chose the bird as your foreground and the stunning structure as the backdrop was a nice perspective and a great shot!

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  10. Beautiful composition.
    Luiz Ramos

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  11. Thats is a real nice, very nice foto. I love it ...
    Have a nice weekend, Lara.

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  12. Herr Ratze, danke! You made my day :)!

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  13. Amazing picture. So beautiful!

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  14. Wow. That is a wonderful, romantic, haunting photo. The concrete and the bird in contrast to the romantic, distant, sculpted building in the background. Gritty, real, here, and now. It is a dream.

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  15. What an artfully designed photo - I love it! Wonderful capture!!!

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  16. Poza asta e asa de frumoasa! Wow!

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  17. Doesn't exactly look like the Las Vegas casinos, but that is a good thing.

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  18. Love those old, abandoned, ornate buildings along the Black Sea.
    Beautiful photo.

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  19. That's a cute contrast between the foreground and the background; and yes, the bird really seems to be waiting for his lucky hour...

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  20. A grand casino

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  21. Hi Lara! Sorry for another long absence, but after a busy start of the year I decided to make a break during the Carnival week, anticipating new hard weeks ahead!!

    Lovely shot!!
    Meanwhile, Blogtrotter 2 is in Haiti. Hope you enjoy and have a great weekend!!

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  22. Wow, that building looks pretty baroque!

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  23. Such mystical beauty and the lone bird on the rock enhances the magic!

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