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  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Surviving In The Wild West

    Surviving In The Wild West
    eldancer1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1917 W: 0 N: 4800] (24711)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 14:24]
    Howdy Eleu,

    A good decisive moment capturing the horses fighting. Excellent sharpness and the cloud of dust helps animate the scene. Nice repetition of the Joshua like trees. Good warm cold color contrasts between the dusty arid yellow red desert and the blue sky. Tfs!

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: Twin GatesCanon EOS 50D

    Twin Gates
    asajernigan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3505 W: 90 N: 5247] (20057)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 14:19]
    Hello Asa

    The curving cobblestone road adds fantastic lead in lines. Nice warm cold colour contrasts between the blue grey and yellow colours. The people add scale and animate the scene. The arch through the bg building reminds me of the old 'rathaus' in Munich! Tfs!

  • IsraelIsrael
    Title: Herzlyia marina , view due NEPanasonic Lumix DMC FZ35

    Herzlyia marina , view due NE
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5614 W: 580 N: 10644] (51455)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 14:12]
    Hello Ike,

    I like the wide angled, panoramic format on the yacht harbor. Nice repetition of the boats and the high rise bg buildings add depth. Lots of boats! It would be like trying to park a car in a crowded supermarket carpark! Hope the mooring fees are not outrageous! Tfs!

  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: Birds PalaceNikon D 5000

    Birds Palace
    mesutilgim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5211 W: 492 N: 14686] (79348)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 14:04]
    Hello Mesut,

    Excellent textural details in the pitted wall with good sharpness and punchy light contrasts. The fg lamp makes a good focal point. A nice warm cold color contrast at the top between the blue sky and red tiles. Tfs!

  • IcelandIceland
    Title: Route n°1Pentax K20D

    Route n°1
    Ecureuil Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 10 W: 0 N: 59] (394)



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    dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4388 W: 265 N: 7631] (62348) [2014-07-28 13:00]
    Bonjour Daniel ,
    le ruban noir sinue au milieu d'un décor fascinant aus couleurs extraordinaires / La lumière et le ciel accentuent la beauté de l'ensemble .
    Amicalement

  • FinlandFinland
    Title: HelsinkiLEICA V Lux 2

    Helsinki
    berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4456 W: 194 N: 6240] (32679)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:55]
    Witaj Berek!

    Maybe I should post some snow pics from Erzurum? This looks cold. Really cold. The curving river of ice adds good lead in lines and diminishing linear perspective. Excellent graphism, a good high pov (presumably on a bridge), and I like the minimalist color. Tfs!

  • CroatiaCroatia
    Title: Sea ​​bath

    Sea ​​bath
    fritzi007 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1479 W: 0 N: 283] (2441)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:51]
    Guten tag Wolfgang,

    Can I make a reservation at this pool after you finish? Looks wonderful and protected from the rough water behind. The water is so clear it is easy to spot any sea urchins. The turquoise colour is nice. Good textural details. Tfs!

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: On the Beach of Calangute

    On the Beach of Calangute
    serp2000 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2977 W: 67 N: 4305] (37457)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:47]
    Hello Serghei,

    Good symmetrical reflections with excellent colour saturation and sharpness. The yellow fishing boat with attendant crowd makes a fine focal point. The hot colors of red orange and yellow contrast well against the blue sea. Nice reflections in the wet sand. Tfs!

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Abandoned  - for Craig

    Abandoned - for Craig
    emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4858 W: 81 N: 12204] (72206)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:30]
    Hi Malgo,

    The dark abandoned pier makes a fine photographic subject and the shallow fg dof adds interest. The birds animate the scene, and sharpness and colour saturation are excellent. A subtle warm cold color contrast between the blue grey and yellow seaweed on the beach. Tfs!

  • AustriaAustria
    Title: Sentimental journey

    Sentimental journey
    emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4858 W: 81 N: 12204] (72206)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:25]
    Bonjour Malgorzata,

    A good upward pov with the people descending the stairs animating the superb interior shot of the impressive architecture and artwork. Good sharpness and I found out something about the bg statue from Wiki: "Theseus Defeats the Centaur by Antonio Canova (1804–1819), Kunsthistorisches Museum" Tfs!

  • BrazilBrazil
    Title: S.B. do Sapucaí nº 7 - BOM JESUS !Nikon D7000 DSLR

    S.B. do Sapucaí nº 7 - BOM JESUS !
    npecanhuk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8489 W: 56 N: 11124] (60132)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:17]
    Hello, Neyvan,

    A nice landscape from Brazil with pinpoint sharpness and good color saturation and density levels. A superb high pov and the big tree at left adds depth. The bg village makes a good focal point. Backlighting has been well managed. Tfs!

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Ponte FabricioNikon D7000 HDdSLR

    Ponte Fabricio
    Sergiom Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 4661 W: 0 N: 4297] (53733)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:14]
    Hello Serge,

    Punchy light contrasts yet still with good shadow detail. Well composed with the arch starting in the bottom right and adding dynamism. The top leaves add a good graphic element, depth and mask a white area of sky. Merci!

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Eye to EyeSony Alpha 850 DSLR

    Eye to Eye
    timecapturer Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3873 W: 7 N: 5813] (44389)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:06]
    Hello Brian,

    OMG, A giant lion! Wait... An optical illusion, and well captured. Good sharpness and the reddish yellow lion contrasts superbly against the backdrop of blue sky. Excellent density levels and sharpness. The people in the car seem unconcerned. Tfs!

  • CanadaCanada
    Title: Old House - 2014 - 1Nikon D300

    Old House - 2014 - 1
    pierrefonds Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6569 W: 108 N: 11790] (54580)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 12:03]
    Bonjour Pierre

    I like the angled pov on the street corner. Good sharpness and nice warm cold colour contrasts between the red brick and blue grey roof and blue sky. Good sharpness and density levels. The fg shadow play adds interest. Tfs!

  • IsraelIsrael
    Title: Charming Tel-Aviv balconyPanasonic Lumix DMC FZ35

    Charming Tel-Aviv balcony
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5614 W: 580 N: 10644] (51455)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 11:58]
    Hello Ike,

    Good shadow detail and a cooling, calming effect of the greenery and shadows. I like the little stone bird and cat. The hanging cactus plants add interest. Good sharpness and colour saturation. Nice natural repetition. Tfs!

  • TurkeyTurkey
    Title: Manavgat WaterfallCanon EOS 60D

    Manavgat Waterfall
    seres76 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 87 W: 0 N: 36] (505)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9793 W: 991 N: 18550] (94348) [2014-07-28 11:00]
    Hello Serhan,

    Good sharpness and nice freezing of the falling water at left with good motion blur in the churning waters of the plungepool. Excellent color saturation and framing. Nice reflections in the top. Good shadow detail. Tfs!

  • BulgariaBulgaria
    Title: Tsentralna mineralna banya

    Tsentralna mineralna banya
    Miguel82 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2713 W: 0 N: 2397] (19336)



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    adramad Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 4706 W: 5 N: 7561] (34903) [2014-07-28 8:32]
    Hola Miguel.
    Una maravillosa imagen, con este esplendido edificio, que da mucho encanto a la composicion, me gusta el grafismo del dibujo de la acera.
    Excelente nitidez y muy buena luminosidad.
    Te deseo una buena semana.
    Mis mejores deseos.
    Luis.

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Island in Canal WoodinOlympus OMD EM5

    Island in Canal Woodin
    trevormoffiet Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 184 W: 2 N: 410] (2226)



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    CLODO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2200 W: 1088 N: 2012] (28578) [2014-07-28 8:24]
    Hi Trevor

    The long landscape size is well adapted to this scenery and the coming rain gives a grey hues to the bacground. The small island seems to prepare to withstand the storm, its pine trees looking as lightning rods.
    nice soft colors.
    cheers
    CLODO

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Two years ago-Paris Plages

    Two years ago-Paris Plages
    nikkitta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1623 W: 9 N: 3175] (12742)



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    adramad Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 4706 W: 5 N: 7561] (34903) [2014-07-28 8:22]
    Hola Maria.
    Soberbia composicion con el esplendido edificio de la Conciergerie, y que ofrece un notable contraste con esa playa artificial junto al rio, bien ocupada por personas y sombrillas.
    Es una imagen que nunca vi en mis viajes a Paris, pues no era pleno verano.
    Excelente nitidez y muy buena luminosidad.
    Muy buen trabajo. Me gusta.
    Te deseo una buena semana.
    Saludos cordiales.
    Luis.

  • BelgiumBelgium
    Title: Spinning WheelCANON  EOS 50D

    Spinning Wheel
    inQuadrato (10)



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    CLODO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2200 W: 1088 N: 2012] (28578) [2014-07-28 8:19]
    Hi Andrea

    you seem to master well the photography and know what to do to get what you have in your mind. We don't feel it's an HDR shot (congratulations!) and you get mainly 2 colors: a bursting orange well lighted by the overall grey hues, except the white roofs reflections.
    The movement of the wheel contrasts well also with the houses.
    hats off!
    CLODO

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