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  • RussiaRussia
    Title: Katharine's Palace

    Katharine's Palace
    fritzi007 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2890 W: 0 N: 2015] (13378)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 12:53]
    Hallo Wolfgang,
    wow this is really impressive.
    The architecture of course is quite spectacular but you had also amazing conditions, not easy but very rewarding. I like the dark sky which makes a fantastic background here for the brightly colored structure. The yellow domes are so picturesque and so is the blue colored palace.
    It looks we have been visiting in roughly similar time two sides of the war. I hope to visit St Petersburg someday but if there is too much walking it may be too much for my little daughter.

    Excellent angle here, very original point of view and the effect is brilliant with the perspective squeezing well the long palace into an array of repeated decorative elements.
    Beautiful reportage!!
    M

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Statues du parc de WilanowNikon D80

    Statues du parc de Wilanow
    Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14313 W: 156 N: 24786] (131244)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 12:47]
    Bonjour Christiane,
    beautiful park scene. I like very much the statue. It looks like a father with his child.
    You had such challenging light conditions there with cloudy weather and yet the outcome is lovely, it feels quite luminous and with vivid colors in site of the shade.
    Excellent quality work,
    M

  • IcelandIceland
    Title: HamrafossPentax K3

    Hamrafoss
    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6874 W: 88 N: 16609] (76361)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 12:45]
    Hi Craig,
    very impressive waterfall photography. The houses in front are maybe not spectacular but they serve well as scale markers, and thanks to their presence the waterfall appears so tall! I like very much how the mountain is sculpted there, and its rough texture is well emphasized by fantastic light conditions.
    Beautiful work!!!
    M

  • SwedenSweden
    Title: A house in SigtunaNikon D90 - Nikkor AF-S 18-200

    A house in Sigtuna
    adramad Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 6541 W: 5 N: 11251] (51626)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 12:41]
    Hola Luis,
    even northern countries in your gallery appear as warm and charming :)
    Very attractive red color house and you were lucky to have amazing light with great dark clouds in the sky.
    Beautiful spot, very well seen and captured.
    Your reportage truly invites to Scandinavia.
    M

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Dark and Light over the HarbourNikon D-300

    Dark and Light over the Harbour
    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5195 W: 266 N: 11770] (47452)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 11:45]
    Hi Bev,
    wow, the light was magnificent!
    It is a charming harbour scene with so much color and plenty of attractive sea related elements.
    But it is the light which transforms it into a real spectacle for the eyes. The clouds have a lovely pattern -again being a bit darker than the brightly lit foreground. The latter also allowed a very vivid and colorful reflection in the water.
    Very impressive view, excellent work,
    M

    PS Happy Anniversary!

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Sacramento Tower BridgeSony ILCE6300

    Sacramento Tower Bridge
    alvaraalto Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4144 W: 317 N: 5907] (23844)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 11:40] [+]
    Hi Rob,
    I remember this bridge from photos of Sacramento I have seen before. Very characteristic one!
    You took it from an attractive angle also including some street life context.
    What works as a surprise for me is a bike lane. I thought in America the cars had the right of way and bikes were not very popular even in California but may be things have changed...
    Lovely scene, very well recorded!!
    M


  • PolandPoland
    Title: Interieur de Eglise Saint JosephNikon D80

    Interieur de Eglise Saint Joseph
    Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14313 W: 156 N: 24786] (131244)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 11:28]
    Bonjour Christiane,
    I have already mentioned that I have never heard about this beautiful church before and now the splendid interior makes me feel ashamed even more. This is so rich so clean so impressive. I am shocked there are no tourists in this church. may be people similarly to me stick to the main touristic paths and miss wonderful places like this! I must remember it when planning a future trip to Warsaw.
    Excellent quality presentation and so off-the-beaten-track.
    M

  • ColombiaColombia
    Title: Ovals

    Ovals
    sacimar Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3932 W: 53 N: 5327] (31543)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 11:24]
    Hola Sergio,
    I checked that alvaralto has seen it, I wondered what his comment will be.
    He loves art galleries and he had recently a photo theme with close ups of patterns like this one here.
    Very good idea. I like the repeated motif and the final result.
    Very well done,
    M

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: AnachronismNikon D 90

    Anachronism
    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13170 W: 1022 N: 25576] (124545)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 11:22]
    Hi Chris,
    I suppose you have answered you question very well.
    I do believe that the phone booths are so photogenic and your photo proves the point.
    Also for a cataclysm when the networks stop to work a landline may come useful. Did you watch the movie "Die Hard 4.0"?
    Nice that you included the current day modern building in the back to contrast it with the old-fashioned booth.
    Lovely reportage, so very British scene,
    M

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: Carillon pavilionNikon D7200

    Carillon pavilion
    rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2597 W: 0 N: 6200] (47556)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 11:18]
    Czesc Ryszard,
    niezwyklej urody architekture. To miasto jest naprawde piekne i warte odwiedzin. Musze koniecznie wpisac je na swoja liste :)
    Moze za dwa lata sie uda :)
    Wydawalo mi sie ze poza opera i katedra niewiele wiecej tam jest ale Twoj reportaz pokazuje tyle mi nieznanych jeszcze obiektow!!
    Piekna prezentacja tego miejsca. Robi wrazenie: zarowno sama architektura jak i i wykonanie fotografii.
    Pozdrawiam serdecznie,
    M

  • IsraelIsrael
    Title: 13 Rotschild blvd, BauhausiPhone6

    13 Rotschild blvd, Bauhaus
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10193 W: 618 N: 18777] (83572)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 11:14]
    Hi Ike,
    lovely architecture, so very elegant. I like also the presence of the two palm trees.
    A bit pity that you didn't have a wide angle zoom with you.
    Certainly Tel Aviv appears as a rich and attractive city from this picture.
    Very well done, interesting presentation.
    You should take your camera to work every time :)
    M

  • ChileChile
    Title: San Pedro de AtacamaCanon EOS Rebel T3

    San Pedro de Atacama
    gervaso Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2948 W: 39 N: 4417] (18665)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-21 11:11]
    Hi Alexandre,
    I like the atmosphere of this touristic base. It reminds my El Chalten which I had a pleasure to visit a while ago. You have perfectly included the volcano in the background as a promise of adventure. I also always like the presence of the flag, this is a lovely way to mark the location.
    Very well done, great reportage,
    M

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Polignano a Mare

    Polignano a Mare
    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13263 W: 132 N: 26839] (159795)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-20 23:08]
    Ciao Silvio,
    although this view of the town is amazing, I wonder if the presence of the good looking lady in red has improved the ratings of this photo few times :)
    We all wish to have a foreground like that whenever we go :)
    But seriously: this is a very nice angle with amazing town located at the edge of the land. The light was challenging but resulted in a fantastic mood here.
    Very well seen and captured,
    M

  • SerbiaSerbia
    Title: Strazarska kucaNikon D300

    Strazarska kuca
    pajaran Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9043 W: 2597 N: 15991] (70196)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-20 13:47] [+]
    Hi Pavle,

    lovely rural reportage. The tine structure has a charming elements. We can indeed see the bridge appearing in the right. Very interesting upload. I think I would show this building a bit closer to emphasize its details but I suppose here we can see its context.

    Very well done,
    M

  • GreeceGreece
    Title: Aristotelous Square

    Aristotelous Square
    COSTANTINO Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6229 W: 22 N: 10564] (73526)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-20 13:42]
    Hi Costantino,
    very elegant square, it feels so huge.
    A bit pity that the car blocks it with some sort of construction. However its blue color also adds a lovely touch her, going well with the blue sky as well.
    I have to visit this area of Greece yet!
    The photo has quite a relaxing feeling to it also with the pigeons walking around.
    Lovely scene,
    M

  • IndonesiaIndonesia
    Title: Bali Magic #22Canon 1DX Mark2

    Bali Magic #22
    bukitgolfb301 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2117 W: 0 N: 3724] (47039)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-20 13:38]
    Hi Takero,
    beautiful group portrait. The girls in the identical costumes make a fantastic repeated motif! The clothes and make-ups are so unique, so colorful!
    Great capture with your usual highest quality here.
    Excellent work,
    M

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: Lindau VNikon D3100

    Lindau V
    cornejo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 4437 W: 5 N: 9750] (50142)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-20 13:34]
    Hola Angel,
    very characteristic tower, decorated with a unique pattern.
    I have heard about this town and seen some photos but never got a chance to visit myself yet.
    The promenade along the lake side seems so picturesque! and you have captured it against a lovely sky with charming cloud pattern in a splendid light conditions.
    Beautiful!
    M

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Roadside shrine...Canon EOS 30D

    Roadside shrine...
    Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8237 W: 157 N: 12769] (112962)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-20 13:31]
    Czesc Krzysztof,
    przypomnialo mi sie zdjecie ktore kiedys pokazal Gert: to byla kapliczka z Maryja gdzies sfotografowana w Warszawie. Smial sie z tego, nie mogl sobie tego wyobrazic. Wytlumaczylem mu ze Polacy wierza ze kiedys wlasnie na Jasnej Gorze to Maryja odwrocila losy wojny ze Szwedami. Znowu mnie wtedy wysmial ale kiedy dalem mu link do wikipedii ktora wylistowala jakich zniszczen dokonali u nas Szwedzi to zrobilo mu sie glupio...

    Nie twierdze ze kapliczki pojawily sie po potopie szwedzkim. Bogarodzica byla przeciez pierwszym naszym hymnem narodowym....

    Bardzo ladnie te kapliczke pokazales, Urocze naturalne otoczenie i w tak zywych przyjemnych dla oka kolorach.
    Ogromnie mi sie to podoba,
    M

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Trone de NapoleonNikon D-300

    Trone de Napoleon
    Sergiom Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7926 W: 0 N: 8884] (94631)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-20 13:25]
    Bonjour Serge,
    beautiful interior of the Fontainbleau Palace.
    Amazing rich decorations, well presented here.
    Adding some historical fact about the Napoleon wakes our interest in the place.
    Great reportage,
    M

  • SwitzerlandSwitzerland
    Title: Nikon D800

    Entraînement d'été
    Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12499 W: 0 N: 15612] (157788)



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    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3919 W: 91 N: 10118] (41781) [2017-09-20 13:22]
    Bonjour Nicolas,
    I thought this will be a street scene from Finland :)
    Surprised to see it is Switzerland.
    It looks very joyous and fun.
    I am sure though that some animal activists will protest here against animal abuse.
    Charming scene,
    M

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