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Ready for Cocktails?

Ready for Cocktails?
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Copyright: Constantinos Stathoulis (cstathoulis) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1963 W: 486 N: 2931] (13325)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-06-18
Categories: Decisive Moment, Mood
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSC-F828, Carl Zeiss T* 28-200, CCD 8M 2/3" RGBE, Hoya UV(0), pitch: 0.75
Exposure: f/2.5
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-03-23 7:32
Viewed: 2756
Points: 87
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hi Everyone!

This place looks great to sit down for some drinks! Care to join me…? I know Dawn (^_-) loves Rum & Coke but what should I order for you?

One of the places you will see on the beautiful Island of Santorini.

Have a great weekend! (^_^)

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2572 W: 237 N: 6132] (24044)
  • [2007-03-23 7:38]

I shall join you very happily indeed. This looks very welcoming! Great mood, lovely rich colours and the sahdows have created their own frame for you!

Beautiful atmosphere Constantinos, just the cocktails are missing! nice warm lighting.. thanks


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  • pozaru Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3627 W: 881 N: 2607] (21386)
  • [2007-03-23 7:47]

Count on me, too !
A Campari Tonic and a huge coffee, please.

have a great weekend my friend,

Hi Constantinos,
THis is a very compelling picture....too early in the morning for some shiraz, but maybe after work...it's Friday, after all!
Great shot. Inviting lighting...cozy composition.

*** Ursula ***

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  • dip Silver Star Critiquer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 0] (120)
  • [2007-03-23 8:17]

Kalimera Kosta,
katapliktiki foto me poli zesta xromata,thimizei perissotero Araxova para Santorini.

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  • debz Gold Star Critiquer [C: 68 W: 0 N: 7] (280)
  • [2007-03-23 8:22]

A great well lit interior shot Constantinos! It does look comfortable and inviting. I have visited Santorini some years ago, it is indeed beautful, probably the jewl of the all the Islands. Interesting history and wonderful arceology finds there.

Oh yes Con, very much! Going there soon? Looks very inviting. Good lights and ambience. TFS.

John T

good lighting and control Constantinos :)
nice framing and mood created
well done


If you're ordering, I'll have a Sangria... a big one!
Looks like a really inviting place to sit and drink with friends. I like the composition and ambient lighting.

Oh Con, I guess I need to go at such places to relax myself. The ambience, colors and atmosphere is so inviting here. TFS.


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  • sela Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 633 W: 11 N: 1379] (8213)
  • [2007-03-23 11:34]

Thanks for your invitation, Constantinos. I will take the next jet to come:-) Wonderful image. Please let me have a Cola with Whisky:-))
Regards Rose

Hi Cons, is this your home? What a nice mood, very romantic, yes a great place to take a cocktail and chat with great friends like you :)

Love the warmth here. I like vodka-martinis with olives :)

Very well composed, great colours, and light controlled.

Have a great evening! Yan :)

ps: thx so much for the crit on "Chateau Bromont". I am very pleased that you like it :)

Super and what a romantic looking space here! :-)

Yes, sure ready ! great compo man, I was looking forward a lied person outy there, but indeed the shot is geat with those falling lights , TFS !

Hi Constantine,

|I am ready to go!lol !! Warm lighting make the scene more inviting, very good detail, nice colors and DOF.

I here the lounge music in the background
And walk in that direction with a Greek 7 stars brandy in my hand
You take place at the left side of the couch and will sit on the table
And we continue our conversation how bring feelings in our photography
Well Constantinos your example is ready
Thank you

Hi Constantinos,
Wish I could join you here in this very causy looking place drinking a good glass of wine together with my TL-friends! This is a very moodish picture my friend, excellent lighting. Let's say meet this summer?

:) Later....

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3204 W: 262 N: 7964] (34497)
  • [2007-03-24 7:12]

Vodka and Coke Zero please for me! In a tall glass too...
What a cosy atmosphere you have for us Costas. Very inviting, thank you

Hello Constantinos,
Good lighting in this cozy indoor room. And certainly looks like a good place to have a drink and relax. Best regards, Danilo

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  • puffy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1540 W: 114 N: 2985] (16653)
  • [2007-03-24 7:27]

Oh yes!!! What a great place... so warm and welcoming... excellent atmostphere!!! Oh, yes, can you order me one pineapple juice please? hehehehe, great colours and lighting... :D thanks for sharing my dear


Beautiful Low-light scene here Con,....but I will have water please! Very nice colors! Very inviting! B-)

Hello Constantinos,
Double extra dry martini with olives for me!
Very inviting warm atmosphere you have capture. The lighting, the colors and the sharpness of the details bring a very relaxing feeling. Well done. TFS

Bonjour Constantinos,

can you propose a cocktail without alcohol to me or a fruit juice because I don't have the right to alcohol with my disease but I wouldn't to miss an invitation in a so beautiful place, Island of Santorini a name which makes dream.
Colours are hot and soft inviting to the one evening idleness of summer. Textures of the wall are rich in detail. I waits my plane ticket and I come Ok ?

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  • eBirdy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 184 W: 1 N: 60] (1528)
  • [2007-03-25 10:23]

Hi Constantinos,
The place looks great and so it does the invitation...The caputred reddish atmosphere and the lighting makes the picture really comfortable and warm, worth spending a good time there ... Mediterranea is a wonderful place to live, doesn't it? Regards, Marta

hello constantinos!
this is wonderful photo, great composition and light.


Ambient lighting, warm glow. Nice mood shoot with all pillows looks like a nice place just to curl up and sip on a coll drink.



kalinihta dear constantinos
wonderful composition.beautiful lights and colours.well done my friend.
best regards.
gürkan akçakır.

Superb ambience Constantinos just what I need on the second day after the return of normal time, I am convinced that the temperature has dropped 5C since I arose. Lovely light, very good colour and for an indoor shot remarkable detail. TFS,

Many thanks for your comment on ‘If Only...’

Hello Constantinos,
This is a place to drink a Cosmopolitan I guess :) I like this cozy atmosphere, lightning, exposure and composition. This is a nice one again :) Thanks and cheers!

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  • Dawn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1101 W: 98 N: 3374] (17650)
  • [2007-03-26 3:31]

Here I am, Here I am, .. busy busy... out and about.. not keeping up with my critques... and your mentioning... or rather telling the whole of treklens that I drink Rum and Coke..LOL...(make that Diet Coke)...tall glass, and just a couple of pieces of ice.. not too much ice... (im real fussy).. they all laugh at me when we go out.. at my tall order when the drinks are being ordered... well ya gotta get what ya want dont ya!!!

Very cosy looking spot.. after a few drinks one could even have a lay down..LOL...

Great moody shot Con..

Cheers my friend.

Hello Constantinos !

Listening to my favorite Lounge music, sipping a Ouzo , in good company ! Pretty cool idea. Lovely setting and composition Constantinos.


Hi Constantinos,

Romantic place, perfect atmosphere to date, to drink, to talk and to love a lot. perfect place for that.
Beautiful visual, rich colours and the sahdows. very good detail, nice colors and DOF.


Nice and cozy place.
Warm lamps/lighting.

I would love to join you guys there.
I'll have a pint please :)


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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1320 W: 31 N: 1634] (9994)
  • [2007-03-27 14:10]

Hi Constantinos

Wonderful lighting it looks very inviting. I'll join you with a nice glass of wine :)



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  • inaam Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1816 W: 39 N: 465] (4859)
  • [2007-03-27 15:34]

I would like to join you with Volle......

An impressive subject has been chosen which is picturized in a beautiful composition. Atmosphere is vivid as the light is well balanced and in the natural hues. Well done my friend.

Thanks for sharing this image.

Εξαιρετικός αισθησιακός φωτισμός, πολύ καλή οξύτητα, ζεστα χρώματα. Παραπολύ καλή Κωνσταντίνε.

Hello Constantinos,
A warm inviting atmosphere is captured!
Well exposed and nice use of present light, I like the composition and fine details!
Pablo -

Hi Con,

Seens as your asking I'll have a pint of lager please my friend, Hang on... Make that five pints to be getting on with as that seat looks nice and cosy :))

Excellent shot in the low light


hello Constantinos,
Beautiful ambiance! I like the lights and texture on the wall ;-) ;-)

well done.
Best regards, Daniel

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  • c_rapp Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 933 W: 14 N: 1331] (7535)
  • [2007-04-02 11:50]

Gorgeous picture wonderful atmosphere very cozy. Would love to have drinks there. A paralyzer for me please. TFS
:) later

Hi Constantinos,
Very nice photo, great composition and colours.
Thanks for sending / sharing.

Best wishes,

Keep free some places for us - we should meet exactly at this place, Constantinos.
Which day, what time? I'll be there - in my dreams ... What a pity, so far away and no holidays in the next time for me, too much to do in the office. But this place is inviting me so nice, thanks, I love it ...
Bye and greetings
Sabine - wishnugaruda

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  • tracer Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 748 W: 45 N: 1650] (8284)
  • [2007-05-02 13:12]

looks cozy. i like the shadows here, well controlled when you took the shot.the lights go with the mood. that sofa looks inviting!

I like this simple place!
I also has an F828!
Come see my phtoos!

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