Black Church in Brasov (Romania)


posted on 4th of june, 2008
Over 500 years old, the Black Church is the most representative historic monument in Brasov, the greatest Gothic church in Transylvania and the greatest religious edifice from Vienna to Istanbul.
The construction began around 1380 (between 1383 and 1385) and initially it was named Saint Mary’s Church. In 1421 an important part of the construction was destroyed during the turkish invasion, and that is why the church was completely built only in 1477.
The dimension of the cathedral are: 90 meters in length, between 25 and 37 meters wide, 65 meters from the floor level to the highest point of its tower. Inside is the biggest bell in the country, weighting 6.3 tones, is to...

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Posted by Macmaniac on June 12, 2008
There are lots of images that I like in your portfolio!



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My first Editor's Choice


posted on 6th of june, 2008
This is my first editor`s photography choice. I hope will come another choices if my photos wil be better.
The image is made in the last day of December 2007, in Romanian mountains.

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Posted by Fotogeek on June 09, 2008
Congratulations. It reminds me of a picture taken by a friend of mine in Retezat in late 80s that ended up being published in Minolta Mirror 1991 issue in a spread dedicated to the Cluj-Napoca University Photo Club. I really miss those springs in Retezat...
Posted by Linqong on June 07, 2008
Congrats! good~
Posted by Cmarshall717 on June 07, 2008
This picture really tells a story. Wonderful.



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My first 100 downloads


posted on 6th of june, 2008

After some months of activity on Dreamstime (more from january 2008) i have 100 downloads, today. This (in the left corner) is the picture with number 100 in my downloads.

I thought it`s hard from nature photography, but if you know to present your portofolio beceam easy. Here, in the right corner, is my first downloaded picture.
Thank you DT.

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Posted by Eprom on June 11, 2008
it is the first step. :)
Posted by Fotogeek on June 09, 2008
Congratulations George. You are doing a great job with your blogs. Keep up the good work.
Posted by Rebeccaosborn on June 06, 2008
Congratulations!!! a great achievement - i am working towards more downloads too!!



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Dragon`s Garden in Romania


posted on 11th of june, 2008
The Dragon`s Garden from Galgaul Almasului (Gradina Zmeilor in romanian) is an ensemble of high formations, with strange figures cut in sandstone by wind and water erosion.
This natural reservation site is located in the Western Carpathians (Apuseni). Young oak-trees and strange shaped formations of sandstone (from the early Miocene - 20 million years ago), with insertions of gravel and stone made this ensemble of towers with 10-12 highness.

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My 400th image is online


posted on 18th of june, 2008
I have my first 400 images online, on Dreamstime. In the same time my sales growth and i think i`ll do better in the future on DT.

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Posted by Py2000 on June 27, 2008
Congratulations!

Is 400 a magic number that boosts sales dramatically?
Posted by Eprom on June 19, 2008
I have only 200. ;(
Posted by Rebeccaosborn on June 18, 2008
Heya, CONGRATS!!! on my wish list is a yellow convertable Mini cooper! they rock!!



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Travel in Romania :: Rupea Fortress


posted on 23rd of june, 2008
© Emicristea (Help) The Rupea Fortress is located in center of Romania, in Brasov county at 500 meters altitude, in vicinity Olt River, national highway from Brasov to Cluj-Napoca and on the western side of Rupea city. The fortress was built on a basalt rocky hill.
In Dacian times, on the top of a basalt rock there was a fortress that is said to be named Ramidava (or Rumidava, in the other sources). During the XIV century, the Saxons found the fortress destroyed and they built on its ruins, on several steps, a peasant fortress (in 1324 is mentioned „Castrum Kuholm” where the refugees found a hidden place in the citadel running from the fury of the Hungarian king Robert Carol's army).
They named it the same name the local people used: Reps (much later the...

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Travel in Romania :: Sighisoara (part I)


posted on 24th of june, 2008

The Church from the Hill
This gothic medieval church (initialy romano-catholic) in Sighisoara medieval city, is the third great saxon cathedral in Romania.
The Church from the Hill (Bergkirch in german) is an old saxon cathedral of Sighisoara (the third great church in Transylvania), built between 1345-1525. is with no doubt the most valuable architectonical monument of the city. This church is under St. Nicholas'patronage. The church includes the two older constructions on the superior plateau of the hill: a Romanic chapel and a quadrilateral dungeon. The monument is also valuable through the only one chapel known in Transylvania, situated under the choir and which contains tombs dating from the 16th - 18th centuries. The church was partially...

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Travel in Romania :: Brasov Medieval Feasts


posted on 24th of june, 2008
On 20-22 July 2008 was the first edition of Brasov’s Medieval Feasts. The event managed to revive the medieval atmosphere of this famous medieval burg.
For three days, the audience was immerged into real-like medieval ambiance, they could listen and see medieval music and dance or watch the first knights and horses tournament ever organized in Romania.
In the images you can see the mobilization of medieval Szekler army, and fighting with signals and 12 meters torch, and medieval suit of a woman.

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