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  • JapanJapan
    Title: Yosakoi #2Canon 1D MKIII

    Yosakoi #2
    bukitgolfb301 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1589 W: 0 N: 3354] (34534)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 13:04]
    Hello dear Takero,
    you captured another lovely smile and the delighted expression of a dancer who is really enjoying her performance. I like very much how you isolated this fleeting scene so sharply and vividly. The sense of movement and the colours are superb, the play of sharpness and blurriness fascinating. Congratulations and thank you! Autumn has arrived in Greece too, maybe a little earlier than we expected. We are optimistic though, and hope for sunnier and clearer weather next week...:)
    All the best, have a great day,
    Ourania

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Sparkling reflectionsNikon D7000 DSLR

    Sparkling reflections
    pili51 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 83 W: 9 N: 230] (825)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 12:54]
    Hola Pili,
    this is a beautiful picture, an intriguing abstract interpretation. It looks so delightful and festive too. Your idea to frame it tightly and reverse it was brilliant, the ripples and the wiggles make a fascinating effect. I also love how you worked with the light and the intensity of the colours. You achieved a very fine result. Congratulations and thank you!
    I wish all the best for an enjoyable and creative photographic career now that you retired!
    Ourania

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: DermatiteCanon G11

    Dermatite
    clic Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2134 W: 0 N: 1888] (14172)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 12:18]
    Hello Robert,
    Whatever that scratching could mean, this is a nicely observed and very well composed photo. The couple have framed themselves in a delightful way, the dark interior of the room make them almost pop out of the picture, and the Italian colors at the top are a nice detail. I like this photo a lot. It's so well done.
    Best regards,
    Gert

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: 'O Fruttaiulo

    'O Fruttaiulo
    delpeoples Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5097 W: 367 N: 10685] (52575)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 12:06]
    Ciao cara Lisa,
    mi piace molto come il fruttivendolo posa sorridente ed amichevole con le sue frutta. Vende cose deliziose e sicuramente ne e' fiero. Hai creato una composizione superba nel quadro verticale, c' e' grande profondita', tutto e' posizionato elegantemente e non c' e' niente di superfluo. Mi piace molto come il sorriso ed i colori brillanti nel primo piano sono contrastati dalle ombre e le tonalita' scure. Chiarezza ed illuminazione sono gestite ottimamente. Complimenti e grazie!
    Tanti saluti e buona giornata,
    Ourania

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: Some kind of fish

    Some kind of fish
    photographer_sg Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 213 W: 1 N: 442] (3057)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 11:55]
    Hello Satya,
    this is a swordfish, it's found in the Aegean Sea too. It's very tasty and served at most seaside restaurants all over Greece. When a fishing boat brings it to a harbour, people usually gather to look and ask the fisherman for details. Strange how it ended up abandoned on this crowded beach. You captured an interesting scene with the boys posing and other people walking around them. There's great depth and the homogeneous reflection of the sky creates a graphical impression. Congratulations and thank you!
    All the best, have a great day,
    Ourania

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Postcard from Chojnice

    Postcard from Chojnice
    emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4974 W: 81 N: 12513] (73471)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 11:45]
    Hello Malgo,
    this is an extraordinary urban setting, the architecture and colours of the buildings are irresistible. Your picture has inviting depth and very attractive details, makes the viewer wish to wander into the scenery. You used the light wonderfully, the sunlit facades have beautiful, rich colours and stand out superbly as they are contrasted by the cloudy sky and the shady foreground. Congratulations and thank you!
    All the best, have a great evening,
    Ourania

  • FinlandFinland
    Title: Finnish fashionCanon Ixus 1000 HS

    Finnish fashion
    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 11:38]
    Hello Gert,
    I like very much how the lady's posture contrasts the very neat setting. An interesting daily life scene, an unusual habit and a fine composition to present them. Anyone who sits in front of the shop's window is sure to get some attention, the lady obviously didn't mind being inspected along with the clothes' display and didn't mind being photographed either. I like her attitude, the play of colours and the graphic contribution of words and signs:) They are such an integral part of urban life and you use them so well in your compositions. Congratulations and thank you!
    All the best, have a great evening,
    Ourania

  • ArgentinaArgentina
    Title: Street TangoCanon EOS Rebel T3i

    Street Tango
    bona Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1267 W: 116 N: 2472] (12245)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 11:22]
    Hello Andre,
    their legs and feet have a very fine rhythm, they look so confident and perfectly coordinated that they could make a superb separate composition, in my opinion. I like the tight vertical frame that accentuates their closeness and how they have isolated themselves from the crowd through their contact and dance. Your work with the monochrome is excellent too. Congratulations and thank you!
    All the best, have a great day,
    Ourania

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Salt lakeNikon D200

    Salt lake
    Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8896 W: 269 N: 2385] (95425)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 11:16]
    Hello Aleksander,
    a very intriguing setting, you framed your picture very aptly, creating depth and including several sides of the mine, even a bit of its ceiling. There are interesting, contrasting textures and you handled the artificial lighting expertly, capturing lovely touches of light and colour all over the frame and rendering the atmosphere attractive. I also like the play with reflection and transparency on the glassy surface. Congratulations and thank you!
    All the best, have a great evening,
    Ourania

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Sauzon reflections I

    Sauzon reflections I
    dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 266 N: 7726] (63076)



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    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2769 W: 5 N: 5499] (26652) [2014-09-02 11:07]
    Bonjour Denis,
    this is a marvelous picture, very well framed with the dark tip of the boat and the ropes standing out in the warmly coloured environment of the harbour. I appreciate your consideration to include the whole of the number and to give dynamism to the boat. The two little anchors contribute their own rhythmical pattern. Your work with reflections and the wall is remarkable. I like so much the smooth way in which the solid stone wall is "liquidated" and transformed into the graphical reflections of the waterfront architecture. Congratulations and thank you!
    All the best, have a great evening,
    Ourania

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: Morning view of Khajuraho Temple

    Morning view of Khajuraho Temple
    swapankumarroy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 0 N: 199] (934)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 10:18]
    Hello Swapan,
    This is an excellent photo of the magnificent temple. Although we don't see any of the famous sculptures closely, the size and structures make the temple as such truly impressive. The tree covering one corner is a very good part of the composition and the colours and light are very very good.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: Some kind of fish

    Some kind of fish
    photographer_sg Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 213 W: 1 N: 442] (3057)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 8:49]
    Hello Satya,
    I think this is a swordfish. It's quite tasty, the meat being fairly simílar to that of a tuna fish. But maybe this was dead before it was washed up on the beach, which would wxplain why it was left. It's a good photo with a somewhat dramatic atmosphere created by the boys and young man watching you, also by the way people are spread out across the beach. The colours are not perfect but the light is very good and creates fine reflections in the wet sand.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • IranIran
    Title: Iranian TurkmenNikon D90

    Iranian Turkmen
    aliabazari Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 987 W: 79 N: 1801] (11905)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 8:39]
    Hello Ali,
    I like this fine portrait of the lovely little girl. She looks quite serious, maybe it was a big experience to have her photo taken. The soft light is excellent and the background is nicely blurred.
    Kind rgards,
    Gert

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Scheggino - Porta di Valcasana

    Scheggino - Porta di Valcasana
    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9290 W: 132 N: 17863] (116233)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 8:29]
    Hello Silvio,
    Lovely architecture. Especially I like the lower right corner where there are such a lot of nice details to watch among the people walking down the narrow street. It's a very nicely composed photo with excellent light and colours.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • FinlandFinland
    Title: Finnish fashionCanon Ixus 1000 HS

    Finnish fashion
    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231)



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    CLODO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2239 W: 1095 N: 2103] (29050) [2014-09-02 8:21]
    hi Gert

    if I look closely these "chairs", I can see on one the name of the shop and on the other the colored pattern on the advert just on its side.
    Good opportunity for the passers-by, and the photographers!
    My best regards
    CODO

  • AustraliaAustralia
    Title: Yuranigh's Legacy

    Yuranigh's Legacy
    delpeoples Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5097 W: 367 N: 10685] (52575)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 8:15]
    Hello Lisa,
    I love the subdued colours and the elegant curve created by the grove. The light under the dark clouds is quite fantastic. The workshop photos are very interesting too. I can't remember seeing that kind of carved trees before. We learn a little bit every day from TE :-).
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • CanadaCanada
    Title: ContemplationNikon D7000 HDdSLR

    Contemplation
    Sergiom Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 4744 W: 0 N: 4428] (54801)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 8:07]
    Hello Serge,
    This is a very well composed photo where the flowers provide an excellent foreground. This is a fantastic place for a house, and the man resting in his chair must find peace of mind with that view of the sea.
    Kind reegards,
    Gert

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Postcard from Chojnice

    Postcard from Chojnice
    emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4974 W: 81 N: 12513] (73471)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 8:00] [+]
    Hello Malgo,
    I certainly like this photo better than the last one (I actually wasn't very keen on your note to that one). This reminds me of the equally colourful and nice squares I saw in several Polish cities. Lots of fine details and the sunshine makes it even more attractive.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Welsh boys jumping from pierOlympus OMD EM5

    Welsh boys jumping from pier
    trevormoffiet Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 199 W: 2 N: 458] (2452)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 7:56]
    Hej Trevor,
    Detta är en mycket påpassligt tagen bild. Flera barn är redan i vattnet och en till är på väg. Jag tycker om att du placerade pojken i den rutiga skjortan i hörnet. Han ger djup åt bilden och vi tycker oss se på de andra barnen genom hans ögon. Det är också en snygg bakgrund med alla båtarna och den eleganta bron.
    Vänliga hälsningar,
    Gert

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Le cirque de TroumouseNikon D 90

    Le cirque de Troumouse
    CLODO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2239 W: 1095 N: 2103] (29050)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3365 W: 298 N: 7017] (37231) [2014-09-02 7:51]
    Hello Claude,
    This is a fine photo from a beautiful part of the world. The trekker is well placed by the nice blue diagonal area.
    Regards.
    Gert

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