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  • JapanJapan
    Title: A naked festivalCanon 1DX

    A naked festival
    bukitgolfb301 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 0 N: 3305] (39708)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5122 W: 152 N: 11470] (50570) [2016-02-14 7:23]
    Pak Takero YTH
    A lovely low light festive shot and the effect achieved in soft tones with good sense of movement when they are in deep trance i think. Nice clarity and detail with speck of vivid colour helps to hold the focus in boosting the overall impact. Great shot, Congrats
    Best regards

  • FranceFrance
    Title: early morning mistNikon D610

    early morning mist
    marabu61 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 879 W: 66 N: 1808] (10273)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 7:09]
    Hello Daniel,
    This is like a painting where you have used the camera as a brush. The colours have very fine mild tones and the light seeping through the branches is carefully managed. The trees and bushes have a remarkable softness and are very nicely reflected among the floating leaves. This is a place which may not have looked anything special at all for many people passing by that morning, but you realized the beauty in this simple corner of nature.
    Best regards,
    Gert

  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: What is a crimeNikon D 7100

    What is a crime
    berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7008 W: 199 N: 6996] (47456)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5122 W: 152 N: 11470] (50570) [2016-02-14 7:07]
    Hi Burak
    A good capture of the reenactors taken from good low viewpoint and plenty to look at and learn. I like the contrast they created and the atmosphere that goes well with the subject matter. Indeed a well recorded event thks to your useful notes. Well done, Congrats
    Best regards


  • CroatiaCroatia
    Title: Zadar

    Zadar
    PiotrF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1731 W: 1 N: 2565] (15364)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5122 W: 152 N: 11470] (50570) [2016-02-14 6:52]
    Hi Piotr
    I like your compo and viewpoint portraying the combination of old and new architecture, it's obvious that the red building turns this a huge difference to make it more appealing to the eye. The beautiful skyscape lends this a lovely finishing touch. Excellent snap, Congrats
    Best wishes



  • SpainSpain
    Title: Narrow streetNikon D7200

    Narrow street
    rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1446 W: 0 N: 3650] (32345)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5122 W: 152 N: 11470] (50570) [2016-02-14 6:24]
    Hi Ryszard
    Like the way you set the viewpoint narrowing the alley ahead and the angle you shot leading the eye through the pic and the background flanked by beautiful old buildings. This portrays actual experience you must have had there as the imposing structure renders a strong visual impact, enriched by some vibrant colours. Great shot, Congrats.
    Best wishes


  • AustraliaAustralia
    Title: Love, Ljubav, Amore, Dashuri

    Love, Ljubav, Amore, Dashuri
    daddo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3352 W: 107 N: 5862] (26490)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5122 W: 152 N: 11470] (50570) [2016-02-14 6:11]
    Salam Klaudio
    Sunset stroll and a lovely romantic image to end the day, lovely composition and the atmosphere the photograph evokes. You've captured the moment really well, Congrats.
    Best wishes


  • FranceFrance
    Title: La plage de NonzaNikon D100

    La plage de Nonza
    Sergiom Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 6243 W: 0 N: 6015] (73576)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 5:46]
    Hello Serge,
    I like this composition of well matching colours and fine lines. This should be a beautiful spot for a painter. I like the straight line of the beach and the white surf, which then makes a curve by the hill, on which the road makes another fine curve like an S. With colours and natural features like these I don't mind that the beach is empty.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Cloister of San FranciscoPanasonic Lumix FZ200

    Cloister of San Francisco
    adramad Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5541 W: 5 N: 9366] (43177)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5122 W: 152 N: 11470] (50570) [2016-02-14 5:25]
    Hi Luis
    A strong composition and perspective nicely shot on a beautiful day illustrating a grand piece of architecture enhanced by rich colours tones, feel of depth and pleasant clarity allowing us to absorb detail of the edifice. A well organised and captured, Congrats..
    Best regards

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Spoleto

    Spoleto
    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10846 W: 131 N: 21610] (136869)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 5:16]
    Hello Silvio,
    A superb view towards the village, castle, towers seen in the sunny haze by the mountainside. The bridge is a fine element in the bright foreground.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • CanadaCanada
    Title: Maman in OttawaSony DSC HX400v

    Maman in Ottawa
    Tue Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5641 W: 53 N: 9504] (32610)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 5:13]
    Hello Lars,
    The cathedral is certainly impressive and attractive, but personally I am more amused by the spider. Somehow these two cultural expressions complement each other nicely, however different they may be, The two flags also contiibute to the balance of the composition, as well as adding colour.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Cloister of San FranciscoPanasonic Lumix FZ200

    Cloister of San Francisco
    adramad Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5541 W: 5 N: 9366] (43177)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 5:08]
    Hello Luis,
    It's a beautiful cloister with very attractive details of Gothic architecture. The palms and trees in the courtyard create a good contrast to the building and also provide a nice shady foreground. It's a very well exposed photo with wonderful sharpness.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

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

    Castle...
    Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6028 W: 157 N: 8777] (93947) *



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 5:04]
    Hello Krzysztof,
    Another excellent photo of this fantasy castle. Even if the King who built it was mad you don't have to be crazy to enjoy a view like this. The castle itself and its location is fantastic and from this POV you also include a large area of the beautiful surrounding countryside. It is a perfect composition with perfect colours.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • SerbiaSerbia
    Title: Piljara na trotoaruNikon D300

    Piljara na trotoaru
    pajaran Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7230 W: 2499 N: 12865] (58025)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 5:00]
    Hello Pavle,
    It's an attractive street stall with lots of appetizing food for sale. Everything is neatly displayed and there are lots of fine colours, even the plastic bags. It's a very nice and neatly cropped photo which I really enjoy watching.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • SwitzerlandSwitzerland
    Title: chien de brumeNikon D800

    chien de brume
    Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 10084 W: 0 N: 14740] (136310)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5122 W: 152 N: 11470] (50570) [2016-02-14 4:57]
    Hi Nicolas
    A tranquil view on an early misty morning filled by the smooth soft tones and such a fabulous composition. They provide you as as strong focal point against diffuse background softness with clear definition. A quiet moment to savour the eyes that you could not ask for anything better... Congrats. TFS
    Best regards


  • IsraelIsrael
    Title: While ascending...Canon EOS 60D

    While ascending...
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7877 W: 597 N: 14396] (67309)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 4:56]
    Hello Ike,
    This is a neat composition in three sections. The city skyline is quite impressive and I think people living high up in those skyscrapers will appreciate having so much nature, or at least free space, so close to their homes. It's an excellent photo with wonderful colours and contrasts.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • PortugalPortugal
    Title: Lazarim - XXIIIFuji Finepix HS50 EXR

    Lazarim - XXIII
    adores Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5703 W: 64 N: 10720] (43943)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 4:53]
    Hello Ana,
    All of these photos have been very carefully taken, amusing and colourful. These two persons are posing well and I like that the red one is partly hiding behind the trees. That gives the photo a good balance and great contrasts of colours, as well as creating some kind of suspense.
    Best regards,
    Gert

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Coucher de Soleil Romantique

    Coucher de Soleil Romantique
    Gigidusud Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1536 W: 0 N: 2954] (19951)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 4:50]
    Hello Ghislaine,
    This was a very timely captured moment, also in perfect surroundings. The reflexion of the setting sun creates something like a halo around the kissing couple. The clouds have a tone of silver and the leaves floating in the lower part look like nuggets of gold.The pier divides the composition perfectly. Very well done.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Love is...Canon EOS5D

    Love is...
    willperrett Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 829 W: 293 N: 1983] (9433)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 4:46]
    Hello Will,
    A nice Valentine's photo, just as romantic as any couple at sunset and certainly more original. The green and yellow with something scribbled on it caught my attention already as a thumbnail.
    Best wishes,
    Gert

  • SwitzerlandSwitzerland
    Title: Chapeau de Dent BlancheNikon D800

    Chapeau de Dent Blanche
    Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 10084 W: 0 N: 14740] (136310)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 4:26]
    Hello Nicolas,
    An exceptionally elegantly composed photo with superb colours and light. The twigs carrying small amounts of snow are perfectly placed against the orange/blue sky with the snow-covered peaks seen in between.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • TunisiaTunisia
    Title: ~ hip shot ~Nikon D70s

    ~ hip shot ~
    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5122 W: 152 N: 11470] (50570)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4464 W: 338 N: 9628] (49038) [2016-02-14 4:23]
    Hello Abmdsudi,
    I like your hip shots very much, as I have said before several times. I don't have your kind of equipment, but for me my very light and simple camera helps me to act in a similar way. I try to mingle in the crowds, or walk at a slight distance without being noticed by anyone, then I take the camera from my pocket and snap a few shots before (usually) anyone realizes what is going on.
    With this photo you managed a very well farmed composition with the colorful fruits and the two hands meeting perfectly placed in the centre.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

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