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  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: Hanseatic City of ZutphenSony DSC HX400v

    Hanseatic City of Zutphen
    Tue Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7441 W: 53 N: 12438] (45520)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:58]
    Hallo Lars,

    The clocktower makes a fine focal point. Good sharpness and warm cold color contrasts between the blue sky and red roofs. Amazing repetition of the bicycles which are a feature of Holland. Tfs!

  • CanadaCanada
    Title: Boucherville - 2016 - 2Nikon D7100

    Boucherville - 2016 - 2
    pierrefonds Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8968 W: 108 N: 15823] (72969)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:49]
    Bonjour Pierre

    A nice impressionist reflection of the white boat with good sharpness and a lovely graphic element of the blue and white flag in sunlight against the shadowed bg. Tfs!

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Ferme de la VilledieuCanon G3

    Ferme de la Villedieu
    papagolf21 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14341 W: 880 N: 25980] (112771)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:46]
    Bonjour, mon ami Philippe,

    A marvellous symmetrical reflection with good color, sharpness and saturation. The repetition of the bubbles rising in the water and the subtle warm cold color contrasts are excellent. The empty seat looks like a quiet place to relax for a moment. Tfs!

  • BelgiumBelgium
    Title: The Victors IICanon EOS 5 D Mark II

    The Victors II
    jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 22763 W: 523 N: 37522] (163003)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:42]
    Hello John,

    Good use of panning and motion blur when shooting this. So easy to blue both subjects if not careful with a steady hand. The Victors Test text on the small light plane is almost in perfect sharpness. Well done!

  • CanadaCanada
    Title: Leonard CohenNikon D7000 HDdSLR

    Leonard Cohen
    Sergiom Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7646 W: 0 N: 8451] (91370)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:36]
    Bonjour Serge

    Reminds me of the banker mural in central Athens, Greece. Good sharpness and the windows at left provide scale. Excellent graphism and tonal range. We can see each brick in the wall and there are many! Tfs!

  • SwitzerlandSwitzerland
    Title: champs et vachesNikon D800

    champs et vaches
    Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12072 W: 0 N: 15409] (154382)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:34]
    Bonjour, Nicolas,

    I like the simple patterns of the fields and the grey diamond shape of the ploughed earth. The cows add an element of repetition top right. Tfs!

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Monte Subasio

    Monte Subasio
    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12822 W: 132 N: 26056] (156519)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:31]
    Ciao Silvio,

    Amazing repetition of the patchwork quilt patterns of the fields from this high vantage point. Good sharpness and the para-sailor in the fg adds a great focal point and splash of colour. Tfs!

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: Limonta, ItaliaNikon l 35 (prints)

    Limonta, Italia
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9769 W: 618 N: 18079] (81092)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:05]
    Hi Ike,

    I never made it to Lake Como. Looks like a well worthwhile detour. Nice to see how the rich and famous live. Must have been an interesting boat tour. Good scan from 2001! Tfs!

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Sculptures au parc de WilanowNikon D80

    Sculptures au parc de Wilanow
    Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13966 W: 156 N: 24102] (128300)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 10:00]
    Bonsoir, chère Cricri,

    The meandering pathway and green hedges add superb lead in lines towards the palace. Good sharpness and framing. I like the winged statue at right. Nice repetition of yellow roses at left. Tfs!

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: THE WINDOWS (Tribute to Fis2)

    THE WINDOWS (Tribute to Fis2)
    serp2000 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3695 W: 76 N: 5725] (46170)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 9:50]
    Privet Serghei,

    I had one of these parked outside my hotel in Geiranger Fjord, Norway. Quite strange to be on the 7th floor of a hotel and to be looking into the 7th floor of a parked super liner offshore. Good sharpness and color. Tfs!

  • ChinaChina
    Title: Family life

    Family life
    emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8500 W: 108 N: 21612] (109431)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 9:43]
    Hello Malgo

    Hope you were careful. Some of these wild monkeys can be quite vicious. Old ladies walking up Emei Shan carry sticks to fend them off. But here it appears to be inquisitive and more docile females and their young, rather than the aggressive males showing their teeth and snarling, that I encountered. Didn't have a stick so just kept my distance. Tfs!

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Eivissa, in doubleCanon EOS 60D

    Eivissa, in double
    jemaflor Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10921 W: 374 N: 9233] (105025)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 9:39]
    Hello Jean,

    I like the wide angled, panoramic crop and the superb symmetrical reflections. Nice repetition of the metallic bollards along the quay at right. The boy adds scale. Tfs!

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Bridge to the past

    Bridge to the past
    worldcitizen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1533 W: 241 N: 2449] (9698)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 9:31]
    Hello Brenda,

    Effective framing with no wasted space and a superb warm cold color contrast between the green cyan bridge and the red facade of the 'Jacks' building at left. Good sharpness and an informative note. Tfs!

  • IsraelIsrael
    Title: FAKE MENHIR

    FAKE MENHIR
    jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9596 W: 175 N: 15814] (70547)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 9:22]
    Hello Jorge,

    This mushroom shaped pair of rocks makes an attractive sculpture. Good sharpness and wonderful warm cold color contrast between the blue sky and the yellow red rocks and dry yellow straw colored grass. Tfs!

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Well...Canon EOS 30D

    Well...
    Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7793 W: 157 N: 11940] (109553)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 9:13]
    Hello Krzysztof,

    Effective tight framing with excellent sharpness and nice color & saturation. The red brick well and the bg red roofs set up a great warm cold color contrast. Good shadow detail in the well roof. Tfs!

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Postcard from TenerifeCanon EOS Kiss X4

    Postcard from Tenerife
    mkamionka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3794 W: 91 N: 9824] (40661)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 9:09]
    Ciao Mariusz

    A good upward pov towards the summit of this looming volcanic peak. Good sharpness and well framed and composed. Nice warm cold color contrasts between the blue sky and the reddish magenta tint of the landscape. In Mongolia there were all sizes of lava bombs from ancient eruptions. Tfs!

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: On the way to hill

    On the way to hill
    swapankumarroy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 432 W: 0 N: 713] (3287)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 9:03]
    Hello Swapan,

    Aha! I have been on that train to Daj. My advice in winter would be to get a jeep up, and the train down to Siliguri Junction. My jeep skidded on the early morning frost and almost had a head on with another vehicle. As an aside, at first after stopping, they (both drivers) were yelling and swearing, then threatening to hit each other, then negotiating then parting with hugging & apologizing. Road rage Indian style! With a happy ending. Lots of smaller interesting hill towns to see on the 8 hour trip up the mountain. Tfs!

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: Marsco from Sligachan riverCanon EOS 60D

    Marsco from Sligachan river
    ikeharel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9769 W: 618 N: 18079] (81092)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 8:51]
    Hello Ike,

    Nice to see such a pristine area without any obvious signs of human occupation. eg In south Korea there is always a bg highrise building, electic power pylons, roads, or some other jarring element in most landscapes. Here it really looks unspoiled. Tfs!

  • SerbiaSerbia
    Title: Rostiljska kuca

    Rostiljska kuca
    pajaran Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8660 W: 2596 N: 15356] (67906)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 8:42]
    Hi Pavle,

    A well composed shot of the attractive house and lawn at right, with wonderful artwork in the shadowed part of the roof. I like the diagonal line of the fence starting in the bottom left corner. Good sharpness and nice warm cold color contrasts between the red and cyan. Tfs!

  • ColombiaColombia
    Title: Zipaquira CathedralCanon PowerShot S1 IS

    Zipaquira Cathedral
    PaulVDV Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3580 W: 17 N: 8002] (34107)



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    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12759 W: 1019 N: 24707] (121059) [2017-06-26 8:32] [+]
    Salut Paul

    I saw in today's news there was a tour boat disaster sinking in the Medellen Reservoir, in Columbia so I am glad you weren't on it!

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/25/boat-colombia-carrying-150-tourists-sinks-reservoir1/

    Anyway I like the similar vertical shapes of the 2 fg trees and the twin vertical spires of the framed bg cathedral. Good sharpness and high pov. Tfs!

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