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  • BelgiumBelgium
    Title: Oranges et PommesPanasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

    Oranges et Pommes
    Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13221 W: 156 N: 22779] (122473)



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    pajaran Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8023 W: 2562 N: 14204] (63440) [2016-12-04 8:44]
    Dobar dan.
    Interesantan i lep pogled, dobar tekst ...
    Dobar rad, lepo pokazane pomarandze, dobra perspektiva i kontrast, lepe boje. Dobra ideja i realizacija lepom fotografijom.
    Prijatno vece i lepa noc, sve najbolje.
    Paja.


    Good day.
    Interesting and beautiful view, a good text ...
    Good work, nice demonstrated oranges, perspectives and good contrast, nice colors. Good idea and the realization of a beautiful photography.
    Good evening and the beautiful night, all the best.


  • BelgiumBelgium
    Title: Old Hospital BrugesCanon 7 D

    Old Hospital Bruges
    jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 21880 W: 523 N: 35937] (156458)



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    pajaran Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8023 W: 2562 N: 14204] (63440) [2016-12-04 8:34]
    Dobro vece, gospodine.
    Lep pogled i trenutak, interesantan i dobar tekst ...
    Dobar rad, lepo pokazano mesto i arhitektura, dobar kontrast i ostrina, lepe boje, lepo uhvacen trenutak sa posetiocima. Lepa arhitektura i detalji na fasadi.
    Dobar tekst o tehnici i elementima snimka.
    Prijatno vece i mirna noc sa lepim snom.
    Paja.


    Good evening, sir.
    Beautiful view and the moment, interesting and good text ...
    Good work, nice place and the architecture shown, good contrast and sharpness, beautiful colors, beautiful moment captured with visitors. Beautiful architecture and details on the facade.
    A good article on the technique and the elements of the recording.
    Good evening and night with a nice quiet sleep.

  • NepalNepal
    Title: 2014 Synchronised WalkingNikon D800

    2014 Synchronised Walking
    kasianowak Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 923 W: 2 N: 1354] (9693)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 7:51]
    Hello Kasia,
    This is a remarkably ugly place for Kathmandu, and indeed for Durbar Square, but the ugliness couldn't suit your hardship series better. This kind of hard work, for ridiculously little money, is one of the ugliest features of the world. On the other hand, strictly artistically this is very good, with the two men looking so similar, walking across the tiled ground in front of a wall of corrugated iron. It's plain and simple, which I like, and maybe there is a kind of symbolism in the fact that we are looking down at these poor fellows.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: TWO LOVERS POINT

    TWO LOVERS POINT
    serp2000 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3582 W: 76 N: 5502] (45046)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 5:53]
    Hello Serghei,
    As a work of art the sculpture in the WS looks fairly uninteresting, so this is a much more attractive photo. I always like photos of people "at work", in this case a woman taking a photo. This one is very good because of the way she is standing, and also because of her black and white clothes and black and white belongings against a green background.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

    PS How very strange. When I look at the beta.trekearth there is a different photo, with the same title. How did you manage that?

  • GreeceGreece
    Title: Firefighters in action.Canon EOS 5 D

    Firefighters in action.
    danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12704 W: 298 N: 25081] (100798)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 5:27]
    Hello Danos,
    Another well timed photo of airplanes in action. This looks quite dramatic, and above all it's a very eye-catching and attractive photo, very nicely composed.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: Anyone wants mulberries ?Nikon FM 2

    Anyone wants mulberries ?
    mesutilgim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6098 W: 495 N: 17318] (96260)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 5:24]
    Hello Mesut,
    This is almost as old as the oldest photo I ever posted here (from 1964). It's amusing to watch these kids, looking excited at having their photo taken, and imagine what has happened to them during the past 50 years. Did any of them lose their jobs recently for being members of FETÖ? ;-)
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • CanadaCanada
    Title: St.Dorothe ChurchNikon D7100

    St.Dorothe Church
    pierrefonds Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8485 W: 108 N: 14742] (68855)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 5:19]
    Hello Pierre,
    The attractive church is very nicely presented to us. It is beautifully framed by the trees, and the white flowers create a superb foreground. The photo is perfectly exposed and the colours are carefully saturated.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • HungaryHungary
    Title: Devotion

    Devotion
    GyurMaster Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 299 W: 3 N: 690] (5650)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 5:13] [+]
    Hello György,
    The people on the sides create good depth to the photo and drag my eyes towards the children at the far side. Their hopeful, hungry expectancy is quite obvious from their faces. The red dresses, warm light and the darkness outside create a very cosy atmosphere. The workshops are interesting too, but the meat offered by the Uncle looks rather heavy for the stomach.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • EstoniaEstonia
    Title: When we were very youngCanon EOS5D

    When we were very young
    willperrett Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 962 W: 296 N: 2438] (11440)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 5:06]
    Hello Will,
    I think you interpreted the Estonian words quite correctly. I suppose her mother would rather have seen her daughter smiling when being photographed, but crying somehow seems more "realistic", along with the realistic look of the rather battered gate, wall and letter box. It was a well spotted brief moment and you show it in fine black and white tones.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • GreeceGreece
    Title: two of a kind

    two of a kind
    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4653 W: 13 N: 9504] (48706)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 5:00]
    Hello Ourania,
    Back to a quiet and sunny day. The pretty boats are safely anchored in the harbour casting fine reflections among the very gentle waves. They look very similar but have their own identities by being slightly differently painted. I like how you cropped this, because the shapes and colours are more important then seeing the entire nearest boat.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • BelgiumBelgium
    Title: Oranges et PommesPanasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5

    Oranges et Pommes
    Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13221 W: 156 N: 22779] (122473)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 4:55]
    Hello Christiane,
    These fruits were very nicely displayed by the salesperson, but you also had a good idea for an attractive composition. The close-up from a low angle created a wonderfully bright and colourful photo.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: EsperanzaSony ILCE6300

    Esperanza
    alvaraalto Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3590 W: 310 N: 4482] (17892)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 4:51]
    Hello Rob,
    Same as yesterday but differently presented. And again it's fascinating to see the sculpture from different engles creating different images because of the light. The note helps me to see clearly the pregnant woman in the photo to the left. Especially I like the different colours of the "hair", changing from blue to grey and to white.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • MaltaMalta
    Title: Courage...Canon EOS 30D

    Courage...
    Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6931 W: 157 N: 10460] (102276)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 2:48]
    Hello Krzysztof,
    This looks a bit dangerous to me, but the jumping boy gave you a chance for an exciting photo. You timed him perfectly and it's a good composition with very good light and colours.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • ColombiaColombia
    Title: Cartagena street scenesCanon PowerShot S1 IS

    Cartagena street scenes
    PaulVDV Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3241 W: 17 N: 7117] (30667)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 2:46] [+]
    Hello Paul,
    I think you have made it an occasional habit to post your photo just before midnight American west coast time, so you can easily add two more workshops a few minutes later. It's smart, but at that time I am still having my breakfast, so it would be too early for me.
    These five photos are all interesting and well taken, although some of the workshops are slightly "nothing special", just adding further glimpses of street life. This one is no doubt the best composition (along with the view of the statue from above). The tree to the left and the domes of the cathedral provide a good balance and the people are nicely spread out, giving an impression of something going on in every corner. The light and colours of (probably) late afternoon are enchanting.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Row row row your boatNikon D 90

    Row row row your boat
    CLODO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2512 W: 1257 N: 2693] (35126)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 2:37]
    Hello Claude,
    Seeing something from above usually creates nice effects, often graphically attractive. That is certainly the case here, but even more interesting than the view of the boats are the reflections of the sun among the waves left behind. There is a lot of action in these waves.
    Regards,
    Gert

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: MastsNikon D7200

    Masts
    rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1852 W: 0 N: 4798] (39375)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 2:33]
    Hello Ryszard,
    The marina is crowded with small boats of different kinds, most of them looking quite simple and not very luxurious. What really makes this a stunning photo is the forest of masts, which create a great pattern of vertical lines and diagonals. The dark clouds are perfect for this kind of photo.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • JapanJapan
    Title: Chichibu Fest. 2016 #1Canon 1DX

    Chichibu Fest. 2016 #1
    bukitgolfb301 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1993 W: 0 N: 3597] (43562)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 2:30]
    Hello Takero,
    You composed this very nicely. I like how we are made to look above the shoulder of the person painting the girl's eyebrows. The wide open, serious eyes are also very attractive
    Kind regards,
    Gert.

  • BrazilBrazil
    Title: THE BACK PART OF THE LAKE

    THE BACK PART OF THE LAKE
    jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9192 W: 175 N: 14787] (66323)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 2:28]
    Hello Jorge,
    This is also a nice photo. The scenery is attractive and the colourful line of anglers are beautifully reflected in the water. Fishing is not one of my hobbies, but these people look very good in a photo.
    Kind regards.
    Gert

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Giochi da spiaggia

    Giochi da spiaggia
    carlo62 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4126 W: 28 N: 4897] (52014)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 2:25]
    Hello Carlo,
    An amusing photo of the man driving his motorbike on a dune on the empty beach. I: find it an original view and maybe a good kind of activity on a beach during the off season. It's a catchy and colourful photo and the clouds are nice too.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Eeeeeeik Eeik Eeeek!Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

    Eeeeeeik Eeik Eeeek!
    mcmtanyel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3364 W: 142 N: 6933] (25584)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5493 W: 373 N: 11278] (56095) [2016-12-04 2:22]
    Hello Murat,
    This is a charming and beautiful photo and you timed it excellently. It is impossible not to feel a humble affection for these lovely and intelligent creatures (I mean the dolphins). Being among them in the water must be a fantastic experience.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

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