Night

Posts in this category include nightshots.

Mosta – Festa Santa Maria – (Ref: pfm130165)

Posted in All Images, Building, Malta, Malta - Center, Night, Portfolio, Wide Format

Mosta – Festa Santa Maria – (Ref: pfm130165)

This time of year it is only appropriate to post a panoramic image celebrating the feast of St.Mary. A number of towns in Malta and Gozo celebrate this feast (7 I believe) but this photo hails from the town of Mosta.   The parish church of Mosta (known as the Rotunda of St Marija Assunta) can be seen in the foreground centre and is the third largest unsupported dome in the World. The Rotunda, designed by George Grognet de Vasse, a French citizen resident in Mosta, took 27 years to complete.   On April 9, 1942, during an afternoon air-raid, a 200 kg Luftwaffe bomb pierced the dome...

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Bay Street Shopping Complex By Night (Ref: pfm120152)

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Bay Street Shopping Complex By Night (Ref: pfm120152)

A panoramic shot of Bay Street shopping complex (St.Julian’s Malta) at night. One can see a number of popular outlets such as Mexx, McDonald’s and Al Pomodoro. Bay Street is a hotel and shopping/entertainment complex in St. Julian’s, Malta. Bay Street was constructed on November 25, 2000 as part of a Lm30 million investment for the Paceville area. It incorporates the largest shopping complex on the island, which is open seven days a week from 10am-10pm. Bay Street lies adjacent to St. Julian’s and Paceville, Malta’s main nightlife area, and overlooks St....

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Dusk from Fort Ricasoli (Ref: pfm120150)

Posted in All Images, Malta, Malta - South, Night, Portfolio, Sea, Sky, Sun, Wide Format

Dusk from Fort Ricasoli (Ref: pfm120150)

Colorful display of last remaining light during dusk as seen from Fort Ricasoli in Kalkara. “The Ricasoli Fortification was built by the Knights during the period 1670-1693 as part of the defensive system to protect Grand Harbour. It was erected by Nicholas Cottoner, the grand master from (1663-1680), designed by Antonio Maurizio Valperga and named after Giovanni Francesco Ricasoli, who provided much of the finance. It continued as a military installation throughout British Rule, but suffered extensive damage during the siege of Malta in World War II. The internal buildings, including...

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Night View Of Hilton Portomaso Marina (Ref: pfm120146)

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Night View Of Hilton Portomaso Marina (Ref: pfm120146)

A night shot of the Hilton Portomaso marina.   Location Map:   View Hilton Portomaso Marina in a larger...

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Valletta – The New Royal Opera House (Ref: pfm120142)

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Valletta – The New Royal Opera House (Ref: pfm120142)

The newly refurbished Royal Opera House in Valletta.   Location Map:   View Untitled in a larger...

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Cittadella Gozo – Dimly Lit Streets At Night (Ref: pfm110132)

Posted in All Images, Building, Featured, Gozo, Night, Portfolio, Wide Format, Wider Format, Widest Format

Cittadella Gozo – Dimly Lit Streets At Night (Ref: pfm110132)

  A striking, quasi-magical image of the dimly lit Cittadella streets at night. This picture is a full 360 degree panoramic shot showing the various street levels of this magnificent medieval walled city in Gozo. Location Map: View Cittadella – Gozo in a larger...

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