The contest has been finished for a while, but we know that many of our followed still would like to see a little more of what beauty has been submitted in the different countries. That is why we give today a bit of extra attention to the top-10 of the Israeli 2012 contest!
Israel is of course known primarily for its many ancient and religious monuments. It is hard not to see a church, mosque or synagogue at any given place in the historical city centers. And this is clearly visible in the winning pictures too. Multiple religions are represented. But most interesting is perhaps, that one monument made it twice to the top-10: the Tower of David in Jerusalem, even though it is hardly comparable. On the first place the Tower is covered in snow, and if it weren’t for the call on the far left, it could have been a photo of ages ago. The Tower re-appears on the eighth place, where it has a much more modern look, with the lights of the trafic visible in the long exposure photograph. The two views on this same monument couldn’t be much more different.Read more: