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  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: the black trainFujifilm X T1

    the black train
    berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7512 W: 201 N: 7196] (50508)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-03 4:14]
    Nicely shot, Burak. The way the dark interior frames the opening for the train makes the train extra special. Well done!

  • SwedenSweden
    Title: Tree root in the eveningMinolta Dynax 600si

    Tree root in the evening
    NorthernLight Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 238 W: 0 N: 499] (2383)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-03 4:08]
    Lovely photo in its simplicity, Peter. The smooth water and colors really set off those tree roots. An effective addition is the reflection of trees at the top that helps to frame your work in a nice way.

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Nikon D7000 DSLR

    West & Chicago nš 151 - BRYCE (XIV) !
    npecanhuk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10257 W: 58 N: 14443] (79311)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-03 4:07]
    Another fine photo, Nevyan. The tree is perfectly placed to invite the eye to look at the whole scene. I also like the square format! You might experiment with the colors under and around the clouds. You probably captured them accurately, but they look just a tiny bit muddy to me. Super work!

  • LibyaLibya
    Title: AwbariNikon F4

    Awbari
    photilus Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 17 W: 6 N: 92] (5550) *



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-03 4:02]
    Beautiful symmetry and darker tones, Chatelier. The point of view is also outstanding. Nice post processing on the sky, too!

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Manarola

    Manarola
    carlo62 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4566 W: 29 N: 5642] (58776)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:52]
    The colors and light add to make this a very engaging photo, Carlo. I love the substantial feeling of the city on the mountain.

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: city life

    city life
    wolf38 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4259 W: 108 N: 3306] (31296)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:47]
    This is a very interesting street photo, Wolfgang. The contrast of the hurrying woman and the photos of glamorous women is very engaging! Super composition makes this very effective.

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Bourdouze

    Bourdouze
    zanzi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 396 W: 103 N: 737] (13690)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:45]
    What a lovely place to go fishing. I like the composition with the two men in the lower corner. Well done!

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: walking in AhrnthalCanon 60D

    walking in Ahrnthal
    fds Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 664 W: 0 N: 1609] (9589)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:45]
    The composition adds to this photo very much, Francesco. I enjoy the leading lines of the road and the dramatic clouds above.

  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: domuz avi

    domuz avi
    GFSSD-1 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 151 W: 35 N: 113] (4868)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:43]
    This is a very pleasant photo, Recep. The man struggling with the dogs has a fun expression that you captured well.

  • EstoniaEstonia
    Title: Keila juga

    Keila juga
    Justinas Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 13] (120)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:39]
    This has a lovely point of view, Justinas! You might experiment with the sky and trees in the background, as they look an odd color to me, but the photo is really striking with that amazing long exposure!

  • SwedenSweden
    Title: Zombie Tree IVMinolta Maxxum 7

    Zombie Tree IV
    NorthernLight Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 238 W: 0 N: 499] (2383)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:37]
    Yes, the pixelization from enlargement created some weird artifacts. Nevertheless, I like this old tree and the angle you had chosen from which to photograph it. I suspect this is why photographers all have bad backs, eh Peter? You might try experimenting with idealizing the sky. It is not a lovely blue on my computer, and a little tweaking with color might help. Or try it in black and white? Anyway, it's a fine photo, and enjoyed gazing at it.

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Sunset in Costa de la LuzPanasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

    Sunset in Costa de la Luz
    SherryDrinker Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 11 W: 0 N: 100] (460)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:34]
    It's hard to resist a good sunset, Jose! This is not only lovely colors, but the composition is also very effective, with the brightest light in a very effective spot.

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Light on pipesPanasonic Lumix TZ30

    Light on pipes
    jean113 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 0 N: 1617] (6885)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:33]
    This is a fun angle with great composition, Jean. The colors and lines all create a very engaging photo!

  • ChileChile
    Title: Nikon D7000 DSLR

    Chile & Argentina 2014 nš 41/SOBREVUELO!
    npecanhuk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10257 W: 58 N: 14443] (79311)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2014-11-02 18:26]
    I think the plane wing adds some interest to this shot, Neyvan. While it's a lovely landscape and well composed, the wing really helps tell the story here.

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Bridge to NowhereCanon Power Shot G2

    Bridge to Nowhere
    cdmonson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 383 W: 51 N: 1011] (5260)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2011-01-20 4:39]
    Hey I like this a lot, Clark. The angle of the shadow works well as an introduction into the shot, and the poles keep the eye going quite nicely. We're then satisfied by the mountains in the back. Lovely!

    To experiment with: You might try adding some contrast to get more darks and lights to see what happens. Also, if you do an unsharp mask at a high pixel rate but low percentage, you might be able to bring in more "clarity" if you wanted any more.

    I like it!

  • RomaniaRomania
    Title: Autumn In Transilvania iiCanon  EOS 300D

    Autumn In Transilvania ii
    marioana Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 291 W: 1 N: 233] (2256)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2007-11-03 6:06]
    What a lovely image of mist and light, Steve! The composition is stunning here, and I love how the trees fade away with distance. Just lovely!

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Barn with a ViewNikon D200

    Barn with a View
    singuanti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3624 W: 117 N: 4042] (15250)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2007-11-03 6:05]
    Good old Mormon Row! Nice work, and I'm glad you took the time to stand in line for this shot, Stephen! It is particularly well exposed and well composed. You've got a lovely, bright, dramatic scene here!

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: There is no mountain in NYC...Canon EOS 300D

    There is no mountain in NYC...
    Stepan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4529 W: 89 N: 3989] (27210)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2007-11-03 6:03]
    This is a slightly dark photo, Stephane, but the details in the shadows are nicely pulled out here. The depth of field makes that cable car in a good place, so well done. I like the rich tones of the photo, too.

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: Sunset on the Bodensee.

    Sunset on the Bodensee.
    mortijo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1907 W: 208 N: 1965] (12828)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2007-11-03 5:56]
    Very well placed sun, John. I love the interesting colors in this photo. The composition is well well done, as usual! Thanks for a lovely shot!

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Time to go HomeNikon D200

    Time to go Home
    feather Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7646 W: 399 N: 14391] (51130)



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    dsidwell Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2294 W: 168 N: 1911] (9783) [2007-11-01 19:42]
    Hi Kath. This is a nice slice-of-life scene, and the composition heightens the attention given to both family and environment. Well done.

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