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  • MyanmarMyanmar
    Title: Pyay pagoda at night

    Pyay pagoda at night
    Andrzej_hhh1 (0)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3835 W: 313 N: 8340] (42629) [2015-04-17 12:45]
    Hello Andrzej,
    Welcome to TE,
    This is a nicely composed photo of people visiting the well illuminated pagoda a short distance away. I like that you included the woman sitting outside her house or shop. She provides a great foreground. Most people would probably have stepped forward a few metres to avoid her. That would have been a much less interesting photo.
    Regards,
    Gert

  • JapanJapan
    Title: SAKURA SEASON

    SAKURA SEASON
    serp2000 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3220 W: 68 N: 4798] (40858)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3835 W: 313 N: 8340] (42629) [2015-04-17 12:41]
    Hello Serghei,
    The idea is similar to your last photo, but this is even better, because you give equal status to the blossoms and the building, which you have framed beautifully. It's a fantastic castle and you were lucky to have two persons so well placed to complement the view. The colours are great and the picture has a superb clarity.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Gert

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Casina degli Ippocastani

    Casina degli Ippocastani
    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9945 W: 132 N: 19549] (125349)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 11:58]
    Ciao Caro Silvio,

    What an excellent contre jour!
    The tree's shadows spread out like a fan across the grass, guiding viewers inwards, towards the focal pastel coloured villa.
    The tiled pathway makes an alternative approach.
    It is a beautifully composed shot with interesting features and perfectly balanced.

    My warm regards,
    Bev :-)

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Church & reflectionsNikon D200

    Church & reflections
    Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9123 W: 270 N: 2583] (98564)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 11:14]
    Hello Aleksander,

    The light is beautiful, creating a mood of warm tranquillity. The features are really well positioned to create balance and to get the very best results from the reflections in the still water. The trees look mischievous, peeping over the walls, and the colours are glorious.

    My warm regards,
    Bev :-)

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: Happy Easter !Canon EOS M

    Happy Easter !
    Buin Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4253 W: 47 N: 10726] (42346)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 11:09]
    Hello Frank,

    I missed this but I hope you had a happy Easter.
    These chocolate eggs would certainly help to cheer you up! I do like the idea of low calorie products!!

    Lovely to hear from you again,
    Bev :-)

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Lessive à l'italienneSony RX100 II

    Lessive à l'italienne
    rbassin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1574 W: 128 N: 1220] (18915)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 11:06]
    Bonjour Roland,

    I think there are many of us who love shadows and reflections and this was a fine one to photograph, with the plain, pastel coloured wall to act as a b/g.
    There are lots of different textures to appreciate and, a little humour from the washing!

    My warm regards,
    Bev :-)

  • JapanJapan
    Title: Postcard from NIPPON

    Postcard from NIPPON
    serp2000 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3220 W: 68 N: 4798] (40858)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 11:02]
    Hello Serghei,

    I really like this idea, where you use a very shallow dof to give attention to the blossom but there is enough information in the blurred b/g for our imaginations to fill in any gaps.
    It's a lovely, thoughtful photograph.

    My warm regards,
    Bev :-)

  • BrazilBrazil
    Title: Ilha Bela nº 45 - ESCURAS E FRIAS!Nikon D7000 DSLR

    Ilha Bela nº 45 - ESCURAS E FRIAS!
    npecanhuk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9170 W: 57 N: 12344] (67310)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 10:58]
    Hello Ney,

    Nature at her very best!
    The still waters are amazingly clear but with the added interest of sunlight reflections.
    Your low pov has given a superb sense of depth.

    Kind regards,
    Bev :-)

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Bambino soldato

    Bambino soldato
    carlo62 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2835 W: 21 N: 3354] (35068)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 10:55]
    Ciao Caro Carlo,

    This is a very well chosen viewpoint and for this shot, quite different from the norm. Every element is very well positioned in the frame, giving all round interest and strength.
    I really like how we appear to be like a bird, looking down on the actions, and everything so clear and sharp.

    My warm regards,
    Bev :-)

  • SpainSpain
    Title: The lower Barranco de Igueste

    The lower Barranco de Igueste
    dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4739 W: 271 N: 8264] (68684)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 10:49]
    Bonjour Denis,

    You have secured an interesting lead into the m/g of your scene, where the village stretches across the frame, separating the two sections of greenery. The light has that wonderful luminescence, often found when there is a combination of sun and heavy cloud, or when the sun emerges just after a heavy rainstorm.

    My warm regards,
    Bev :-)

  • PortugalPortugal
    Title: VOLCANIC ISLAND

    VOLCANIC ISLAND
    Mikas-2011 (9)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 10:36] - [workshop] [compare]
    Hello Miguel,

    Welcome to TE.
    Your photograph is very nicely composed, using the rule of thirds.
    The rocks look to be volcanic and give interest to the f/g, helping to create a good sense of depth.
    I think you may have a slight colour cast on your photograph which is easy enough to remove if you have a programme like Photoshop.
    I will do a w/s for you to show the difference.

    Kind regards,
    Bev :-)

  • FranceFrance
    Title: The Church of St. Peter and St. Pardoux

    The Church of St. Peter and St. Pardoux
    cargus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1146 W: 76 N: 907] (8565)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 10:27]
    Hello Adrian,

    When I saw this as a thumbnail I thought that it could easily be a church from my own locality, when I considered the colour of the stones, the roof and the neat wall but, on closer examination, the windows are too narrow and rounded.
    It is a beautiful church, taken from a viewpoint which gives us interesting information about its context. The exposure is perfectly sharp and the colours are strong.

    My warm regards,
    Bev :-)

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: En fin de journéeLumix Digital Camera

    En fin de journée
    besnard Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4520 W: 63 N: 9209] (53900)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 10:17]
    Bonjour Nicole,

    This is a very well conceived viewpoint, where the prows of the gondolas, capture f/g attention, each one showing a few more details to eventually reveal a whole boat, but they also act a lovely, natural frame for the strongly placed b/g tower.
    A fine example of good composition.

    Have a great w/e,
    Bev :-)

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Palatina chapelSony DSC HX200v

    Palatina chapel
    lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7483 W: 119 N: 14273] (78919)



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    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3363 W: 214 N: 7760] (31083) [2015-04-17 10:11]
    Ciao Caro Luciano,

    For an indoor shot, you have managed to capture an amazing amount of light and lovely, strong colours. You have made no mention of a tripod, so I am even more impressed.
    I perfectly understand why you have taken the viewpoint in this shot; it allows us to see the detailed art work on the pillars, under the arches and on the ceiling.

    Have a great w/e,
    Bev :-)

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Palatina chapelSony DSC HX200v

    Palatina chapel
    lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7483 W: 119 N: 14273] (78919)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3835 W: 313 N: 8340] (42629) [2015-04-17 10:08]
    Hello Luciano,
    This reminds me of Ravenna, where I had some of my greatest experiences of art ever. It's a fantastic church where I would have stayed a long time to watch every detail carefully. One photo can not capture the magic of a place like this, but you have done well to at least give us an idea.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Gert

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Church & reflectionsNikon D200

    Church & reflections
    Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9123 W: 270 N: 2583] (98564)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3835 W: 313 N: 8340] (42629) [2015-04-17 8:32]
    Hello Aleksander,
    A beautiful purple evening with a very nicely reflected church. The trees are among the finest details of this photo. They create fantastic patterns against the lighter background.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Lessive à l'italienneSony RX100 II

    Lessive à l'italienne
    rbassin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1574 W: 128 N: 1220] (18915)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3835 W: 313 N: 8340] (42629) [2015-04-17 7:46]
    Hello Roland,
    Nice details and colours. A simple but amusing glimpse from a street. I fully agree with you about the fine shadows.
    Have a nice weekend,
    Gert

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: This Is How I Take A Bath!

    This Is How I Take A Bath!
    eldancer1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2324 W: 0 N: 5495] (29347)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3835 W: 313 N: 8340] (42629) [2015-04-17 7:29]
    Hello Eleu,
    A nice photo. The seagulls really seem to be enjoying themselves. A well spotted moment that make me look forward to summer.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Gert

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: We come in peaceCanon EOS Kiss X4

    We come in peace
    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2942 W: 95 N: 7425] (31103)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3835 W: 313 N: 8340] (42629) [2015-04-17 7:27]
    Hello Mariusz,
    This is an exceptionally strange building, at least judging from this small slice. It's an original architecture and you have cropped the photo well to balance the concave shape with the rounded balcony and the straight lines of the building seen in the background.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • GreeceGreece
    Title: off Athens

    off Athens
    ourania Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3294 W: 5 N: 6663] (33343)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3835 W: 313 N: 8340] (42629) [2015-04-17 7:23]
    Hello Ourania,
    A fine photo of a biker in motion from a car in motion. Or maybe you had stopped here to wait for someone to appear at this perfect spot where the road bends behind the hill beneath the trees. The yellow railings and lines match the trees and the sky perfectly. That day the weather was much more appealing than during your visit to the Acropolis.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

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