Bill Peppas's picture

And God said... Let there be LIGHT

An overall view of the Meteora monastery complex in Kalampaka, Greece.
After waiting there for a couple of hours after a winter storm the skies finally opened up a little bit allowing the sun to shine through, giving me this wonderful photo of the valley with some sun-rays passing through the Meteora rock formations.

18mm · f/8.0 · 1/40s · ISO 100
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Kevin Bobb's picture

Thank you for sharing this photo. I did not know of this place until Fstoppers. Want to go there!

Bill Peppas's picture

You should visit it Kevin!
It's what one could call "the religious small Grand Canyon".
It's a rather unique place ( something rare for the Greek landscape to be honest ).

There are at least 6 nice spots to shoot it from and get different and unique photos, and the light both during sunrise & sunset is magic.
Just make sure you visit during Spring ( 21 March - 21 July ) to avoid the very very very foggy mornings of autumn/winter.

Jacob Bingham's picture

I absolutely love this photo!!!

Bill Peppas's picture

Thank you very much Jacob!

Crystal Provencher's picture

This is such a beautiful shot!

Bill Peppas's picture

Thank you very much Crystal!!!

Vanessa Nomikou's picture

Simply the best photo I've seen from the Meteora!