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  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Away from the crowdsPanasonic Lumix TZ30

    Away from the crowds
    jean113 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 0 N: 377] (1954)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4626 W: 143 N: 10580] (45694) [2015-07-04 23:24]
    Hi Jean
    This looks tranquil! A wise decision to have emphasized much of beautiful river and extending the depth into the bg interest. What really gives it an edge for me, is the beautiful bare trees and its delicate branches!! - Delicious to look, Well done
    Congrats
    Best regards

  • GreeceGreece
    Title: summer time

    summer time
    COSTANTINO Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4923 W: 22 N: 7994] (58723)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 15:16]
    Howdy Costantino,

    Beautiful high view of Polami Beach, the water is clear, the beach uncrowded, and the mountains reach the waterfront. Looks inviting for relaxing and dreaming.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • IrelandIreland
    Title: VoyagerCanon EOS 60D

    Voyager
    Noel_Byrne Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3090 W: 18 N: 7522] (26567)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 15:11]
    Howdy Noel,

    Beautiful presentation of Ms. Linda Bunker's elegant female statue, combining marine elements together into a whole, then the photo setting with sun glowing through the dense clouds.

    Well done,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Gulf of CadizOlympus OMD EM5

    Gulf of Cadiz
    siudzi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2784 W: 23 N: 4594] (34131)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 14:53]
    Howdy Gosia,

    Fine Cadiz sunset scene, with the foreground of rocky inclusions, the deep blue ocean and sky, then the red glow across the horizon.

    Well done,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Trajan's ForumNikon D60

    Trajan's Forum
    dkmurphys Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4030 W: 83 N: 6524] (51478)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 14:43]
    Howdy Daniel,

    Fine Roma view from Trajan's Forum ruins foreground, then the varying architecture using bricks and blocks.

    Would enjoy strolling here. We were encouraged to stroll the Appian Way and stop to relax, sipping Pepsi Cola. Someday, hopefully......

    Good job,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • BelgiumBelgium
    Title: Japanise Garden XIICanon 7 D

    Japanise Garden XII
    jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 19544 W: 519 N: 33440] (142852)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 14:24]
    Howdy John,

    Attractive Japanese garden scene, highlighted by the glass roof shelter - providing a nice spot to sit and enjoy the variety of manicured shrubs, and flowering plants with red the dominate color. Would enjoy visiting, relaxing, and dreaming here.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: A Medieval Festival at WarkworthNikon D-300

    A Medieval Festival at Warkworth
    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3530 W: 223 N: 8113] (32627)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 14:17]
    Howdy Bev,

    Excellent medieval festival scene, the archers caught in action and in costume, with gothic castle background.
    In California we often call these "renaissance festivals" and I enjoy them for the spirited people and the atmosphere of fun.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: California On Fire!!!

    California On Fire!!!
    eldancer1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2430 W: 0 N: 5738] (30806)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 14:08]
    Howdy Eleu,

    Attractive Santa Margarita scene with the hillside of varying oak trees and a foreground oak, the valley with yellow wildflowers. And enhanced by the dark stormy sky behind, then contrast with white clouds highlighting the oak.

    Well done,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Cooling off with a Beer, Tower BridgeCanon EOS 5D Mark II

    Cooling off with a Beer, Tower Bridge
    tyro Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1399 W: 397 N: 5343] (21596)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 13:56]
    Howdy John,

    Attractive Tower Bridge scene, from the foreground of outdoor dinners, to the diagonal view of the Bridge - very ornate and windowed towers. The light blue paint job on the suspension arms blends well with the towers' light grey scheme.

    Wish I could be there.....
    Thanks for sharing,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Paddle around lighthouseCanon EOS 60D

    Paddle around lighthouse
    jemaflor Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8865 W: 378 N: 8130] (88179)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 12:21]
    Howdy Jean,

    Attractive water level view of Saint Georges de Didonne, paddle boarders, waterfront buildings, and classical lighthouse at the promontory.

    Paddle boarding popularity continues to increase here in California and the Hawaiian Islands.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: The best of Holland 1: RansdorpCANON EOS 600D

    The best of Holland 1: Ransdorp
    Gerrit Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5717 W: 95 N: 9071] (50768)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 12:09]
    Howdy Gerrit,

    Fine panoramic view of the Ransdorp waterway, yellow flowering water plants, more plants behind, then the village rooftops above and appealing gothic church tower. Looks like a good place to kayak and dream.

    Good job,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Entrance to the harbourPentax K10D

    Entrance to the harbour
    chrisnet Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2873 W: 110 N: 5483] (21522)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 11:56]
    Howdy Chris,

    Fine harbor view of Le Vieux-Port de La Rochelle, the two tourist boats headed towards the impressive towers to the entrance. Uniquely, one tower is round and the other octagon. Then beyond the water wall, are classical homes from the 19th century.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Title: What time is it? 1955!

    What time is it? 1955!
    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3923 W: 319 N: 8613] (43707)



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    photoray Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1144 W: 1 N: 3117] (13192) [2015-07-04 11:40]
    Howdy Gert,

    I remember these artwork clocks from my youth with a Glockenspiel, as a Czech commemorative stamp. The paintings style is very similar to the 'art deco' found around California from mid century. Los Angeles Griffith Park has attractive art paintings of humans, etc. inside including the main dome.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Cheers,
    Ray

  • Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Title: What time is it? 1955!

    What time is it? 1955!
    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3923 W: 319 N: 8613] (43707)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4626 W: 143 N: 10580] (45694) [2015-07-04 10:09]
    Hi Gert
    A great location there and priceless collection of objects to feast the eyes on! when the background clinches the whole thing together. Nice catch, Congrats
    Best wishes

  • IsraelIsrael
    Title: D-ALCE,  MD11fCanon EOS 60D

    D-ALCE, MD11f
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6952 W: 592 N: 13004] (61453)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4626 W: 143 N: 10580] (45694) [2015-07-04 9:58]
    Hi Ike
    Another decent inflight pic capturing details and tones which work well against the sky and that glimpse of the under belly. The timing is just right, Great shot. Congrats
    Best wishes

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Purple Rows

    Purple Rows
    mayjayne Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 254 W: 22 N: 654] (4267)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4626 W: 143 N: 10580] (45694) [2015-07-04 9:47]
    Hi May
    A delightful nature beauty with splashes of purple amongst green & blue! certainly a reminder of heavenly fragrance lavender no matter how it was produced. It takes a good eye to spot a composition, no matter how easy, and you have that eye! Delicious to savour, Congrats
    Best wishes

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: The best of Holland 1: RansdorpCANON EOS 600D

    The best of Holland 1: Ransdorp
    Gerrit Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5717 W: 95 N: 9071] (50768)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4626 W: 143 N: 10580] (45694) [2015-07-04 9:05]
    Hi Gerrit
    A beautiful & seems a quiet rural scene by the canal and lovely the way that band of yellow appears to be a strong anchor point and lends a great colour contrast to scene. I love the detail throughout, the intense colours and speck of bursting red are just great. I think you have successfully conveyed the feeling of remoteness and the compelling beauty never ceases to fascinate. Congrats and tfs
    Best wishes

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Eglise Sainte-Marie-MadeleineCanon G3

    Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine
    papagolf21 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11834 W: 886 N: 21243] (89122)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4626 W: 143 N: 10580] (45694) [2015-07-04 8:52]
    Hi Philippe
    I like the framing of the church by the greenery and the detail in the stonework looks great. The sky with a nice mix of blue and clouds finished off beautifully, a shot worthy of your effort. Thanks for the history too. Great take, Congrats.
    Best wishes

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Penguins?Canon EOS Kiss X4

    Penguins?
    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3023 W: 95 N: 7650] (31991)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4626 W: 143 N: 10580] (45694) [2015-07-04 1:15]
    Hi Mariusz
    Thats a lotta lot of birds - what a sight for us to enjoy and you have great viewpoint for this amazing capture. I love how they popped up superbly in the natural habitat with priceless detail, pleasing clarity and wonderful colour contrast. Imagine all the close-up portraits with a long lens - one would be spoilt for choice! Great birdlife shot and tfs.
    Best regards

  • CambodiaCambodia
    Title: instant kramaNikon D3200

    instant krama
    BennyV Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1592 W: 34 N: 2304] (14147)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4626 W: 143 N: 10580] (45694) [2015-07-04 0:56]
    Hi Benny
    What comes over to me is your obvious affection for the subject - a wonderful face of experience, a friendly looking elderly and her genuine smile even without direct eye contact essentially make the shot work and talk directly to viewers. She looks even more graceful with the 'krama' - the traditional head scarf and symbol of Khmer people. An excellent take, cool and so pleasing to the eye. Delightful, Congrats
    Best regards

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