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  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Poggioprimocaso

    Poggioprimocaso
    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10813 W: 131 N: 21553] (136545)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:44]
    Hello Silvio,

    The backlight has been well managed giving a wonderful silvery light to this superb landscape. Good sharpness and the lighter toned snow enhances the graphism with the darker tones. Tfs!

  • CubaCuba
    Title: The colorful mountainSony DSC HX200v

    The colorful mountain
    lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8416 W: 117 N: 15956] (87012)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:41]
    Ciao Luciano

    Wow! I can make out 2 brontosaurus heads, a snail or snake, a jaguar like painting and a tapir. I can't remember my South American flora and fauna! A tapir might be south east Asia? Colorful and impressive! Tfs!

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: OverflowingPanasonic Lumix TZ30

    Overflowing
    jean113 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 269 W: 0 N: 780] (3678)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:29]
    Hi Jean,

    The mossy green trees and its darker tones contrast well with the lighter toned ng waterfall. Good diffused light and excellent sharpness. Nice repetition of the barrage arches. Tfs!

  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: Bodrum'dan

    Bodrum'dan
    halikarnas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 578 W: 0 N: 440] (7346)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:27]
    Merhaba Ataman,

    The purple pink oleander flowers contrast well against the yellow sky and the oof fg adds depth and strength to the sharply defined mid and bg. Tfs!

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: Castle...Canon EOS 30D

    Castle...
    Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6009 W: 157 N: 8719] (93709)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:25]
    Witaj Krzysztof,

    A good upward pov on the castle and the trees soften the harsh outlines. Good sharpness and perspective has been well managed placing the verticals centrally. Tfs!

  • EgyptEgypt
    Title: Location, location, locationCanon EOS 350D

    Location, location, location
    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3253 W: 95 N: 8264] (34549)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:21]
    Hi Mariusz,

    Hoping to see this soon and fingers crossed the political situation in Egypt improves before I get there. Well framed with a nice symmetrical composition. The people add scale. Tfs!

  • FranceFrance
    Title: La Citadelle de CalviNikon D100

    La Citadelle de Calvi
    Sergiom Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 6215 W: 0 N: 5968] (73278)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:19]
    Hello Serge,

    This shot reminds me of Corfu castle. The same bright ambient light and deep blue green of the Mediterranean. Excellent sharpness and well framed and composed. Nice reflections and the red boat adds color contrasts. Tfs!

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: ErasmusbrugSony DSC HX400v

    Erasmusbrug
    Tue Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5620 W: 53 N: 9472] (32438)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:15]
    Hallo Lars,

    Another fine view of this modern suspension bridge, which contrasts well with the older architecture of its immediate waterfront surroundings. The bg highrise compliments the scene. Tfs!

  • AustraliaAustralia
    Title: Entrance to the gardensCanon EOS 1100D

    Entrance to the gardens
    snunney Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7401 W: 63 N: 20875] (94751)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:13]
    Bonjour, Stephen

    A good introduction to the Chinese garden with the full magnolia tree in flower all in the frame. Excellent sharpness and the traditional Chinese red colors of the building are evident. Tfs!

  • IsraelIsrael
    Title: Zoom on Tel-Aviv SkylinePanasonic Lumix DMC FZ35

    Zoom on Tel-Aviv Skyline
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7834 W: 597 N: 14335] (67087)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:11] [+]
    Hello Ike.

    A nice contrast between the leafy fg suburbs and the bg high rise concrete towers. Excellent sharpness and the green parkland in between adds interest. Tfs!

  • SwitzerlandSwitzerland
    Title: Nikon D800

    Forêt de mélèzes
    Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 10053 W: 0 N: 14721] (135990)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 14:08]
    Bonjour Nicolas

    Nice repetition of the conifer trees and their yellow brown trunks contrast superbly against the blue sky. Good sharpness and an excellent high pov. Tfs!

  • CanadaCanada
    Title: Cocathedrale St.Antoine de Padoue 2Nikon D7100

    Cocathedrale St.Antoine de Padoue 2
    pierrefonds Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7764 W: 108 N: 13512] (63246)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 13:58]
    Hello Pierre,

    Missed this one. The twin spires of the Gothic Cathedral piercing the blue sky add a nice graphic element. Good sharpness and nice repetition of the bare riverbank poplar trees. Tfs!

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Looking up on Via-San-GiovanniPanasonic Lumix DMC FZ35

    Looking up on Via-San-Giovanni
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7834 W: 597 N: 14335] (67087)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 13:56]
    Hello Ike,

    Nice repetition of the blue flags, with good use of diminishing linear perspective and vanishing point, as all lines converge towards the back. Tfs!

  • GreeceGreece
    Title: a quiet corner

    a quiet corner
    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3967 W: 12 N: 8050] (41090)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 13:54]
    Hello Ourania,

    Wonderful symmetrical reflections in the clear, still water, with good sharpness and saturation. The red roof contrasts well with the blue sky. The boat makes a fine focal point. Tfs!

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Il Mas di Sabe

    Il Mas di Sabe
    dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5109 W: 276 N: 9109] (74765)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 13:52]
    Bonjour, mon ami Denis,

    It resembles Yosemite in California! Good sharpness and the majestic grey bg peaks make a superb backdrop. The red yellow wooden chalet contrasts well with the blue sky. Tfs!

  • SerbiaSerbia
    Title: Zaledjena reka ...Nikon D300

    Zaledjena reka ...
    pajaran Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7213 W: 2499 N: 12826] (57883)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 11:55]
    Hello Pavle,

    The dual snowy banks of the stream add good lead in lines and diminishing linear perspective with both lines leading the eye towards the back. Good sharpness and I like the minimalist color and graphic elements enhanced by the snow. Tfs!

  • ChileChile
    Title: Ghost town HumberstoneCanon PowerShot S1 IS

    Ghost town Humberstone
    PaulVDV Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2795 W: 17 N: 6123] (26584)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 11:51]
    Hello Paul,

    This profiled view of the rusty wagon also works well. Its warm color contrasts well with the blue sky. Good sharpness & well framed and composed with no wasted space or lack of breathing space for any of the elements. Tfs!

  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: My Portraits Gallery - VIINikon D 5000

    My Portraits Gallery - VII
    mesutilgim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5939 W: 494 N: 16672] (92292)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 11:45]
    Hello Mesut,

    I like this profiled color head and shoulders portrait too. Good use of a shallow dof with superb sharpness and excellent graphic elements of contrasting dark and light tones. Tfs!

  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: My Portraits Gallery - IXAsahi Pentax 6x7

    My Portraits Gallery - IX
    mesutilgim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5939 W: 494 N: 16672] (92292)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 11:43]
    Hello Mesut

    This tightly cropped portrait of the bearded old man reminds me of Ernest Hemingway. Good sharpness, dof, and tonal range with excellent density levels and textural details. Tfs!

  • SingaporeSingapore
    Title: A night by the riverCanon 7D

    A night by the river
    ktanska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3514 W: 59 N: 4188] (26765)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11408 W: 999 N: 22081] (109360) [2016-02-05 11:41]
    Dear Ktanska,

    Lovely neon reflections in the fg water. Good sharpness and nice repetition of the silvery cranes illuminated on the horizon. Tfs!

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