August 16, 2013

Baia Mare, Romania

Photograph by Cristi Niculescu, National Geographic Your Shot

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The city of Baia Mare in northwestern Romania is known for its mining history and well-preserved medieval remnants. Here, a quiet street is captured by National Geographic Your Shot contributor Cristi Niculescu.

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23 comments
Zoltán Lachner
Zoltán Lachner

Nice to be mentioned in such a respected magazin like NG, but for mining????? :) You can find minimum 1 478 7465 4857664849585757 mining places in the world (apology from miners, respect for their hard work), but a city with such an unique artistic heritage, pioneer in new artistic era in the begining of the past centrury!!!! If to be, mentioned, sure for this!!!!!

Madalina Zegheru
Madalina Zegheru

Cand am plecat din Maramures strada era in renovare... Ma bucur sa o vad asa, chiar daca o vad doar intr-o fotografie!

Michael Hill
Michael Hill

I have never been outside the United States but I can tell a picture of a rich heritage and culture when I see one...I can only imagine how many years have passed without change to this street..

@Marian Roman What kind of work do you do? Im just asking to get an idea of daily life in this area.

Marian Roman
Marian Roman

I'm walking every day to work on that street....beautiful !!!

Emil Perşa
Emil Perşa

Proud to be romanian!Congratz Cristi :)

Jean Olbrechts
Jean Olbrechts

I love this photo ! All black and white...even the sky !

pawan kumar
pawan kumar

well preserved heritage city street lamps are USP of this shot .it is appear that shot at cloudy time so that light is evenly distributed , making both sides well exposed , low contrast,no shadows

Shannon T
Shannon T

I love this photo. Beautiful street with the lovely streetlamps and clock. It would be wonderful to stroll down this lane and explore meeting interesting people. Well done Cristi.

Haneen Hossam
Haneen Hossam

its not sumthing that will make to say "WOW" .... but its nice pic

Willy Lumis
Willy Lumis

nice shoot...when antique city meet high resolution camera will create the great picture..

James F.
James F.

Love this image Cristi, amazing tones and feel to it, in another time.. :) 

Georgiana Moldovan
Georgiana Moldovan

Somebody loves Romania...It's beautiful. So vintage and yet so new. But the most beautiful historical city in Romania is actually Sibiu. It's amazing that city.  There few things which make me proud of Romania and this is one of them. 

Iuliana B.
Iuliana B.

Yeah!! This is my country!! I am proud! Great work!

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