Category Archives: Malta & Gozo

Photos from my trip to Malta and Gozo in the summer of 2011.

The Buildings of Valletta at night

Valletta is the capital city of Malta and is on the Unesco’s list of World Heritages. Valletta is a very dense historic area, with old buildings and fascinating sights to discover wherever one goes. This picture was taken from the roof terrace of my hotel in the old harbor of the city (the British Hotel) after sundown.
With this photo I attempted to capture the atmosphere created by the dark blue sky, the sandy facades of the buildings, and the interplay between light and shadow.

Malta: Valletta at night, Play of Shadows

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Sundown on Malta (Paradise Bay, Cliffs of Gozo)

This photo of sundown over the ocean was taken from the cliffs above Paradise Bay on the north-western tip of Malta. It shows the cliffs of Gozo (Malta’s litte sister island) illuminated in golden light.
The silhouette of the cliffs in the foreground frame the picture and direct the viewer’s eye to the ocean and the illuminated sky.

Malta: Sundown in Paradise Bay, Cliffs of Gozo

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The Azure Window on Gozo (wide angle shot)

The Azure Window (maltese: Tieqa Żerqa) is a geological stone formation on the western coast of Gozo, which is Malta’s little sister island. The arch stands in the ocean and is approximately 22 meters in height.
This photo shows the whole rock formation in a wide angle shot with a focal length of 24 mm.

The Azure Window on Gozo (Malta, wideangle)

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The Azure Window on Gozo

The Azure Window (maltese: Tieqa Żerqa) on Malta’s little neighboring island Gozo is a spectacular natural stone formation standing in the sea. The fishing boat in the water allows for a rough estimation of the dimensions of the archway, which is roughly 22 meters in height.
This photo, showing only the inner part of the formation was taken with a focal length of 50 mm.

The Azure Window on Gozo (Malta)

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