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  • BelgiumBelgium
    Title: diamonds are foreverNikon D3200

    diamonds are forever
    BennyV Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2202 W: 34 N: 3795] (21599)



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    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6113 W: 152 N: 13519] (59836) [2017-06-25 16:32]
    Hi Benny
    A froggy princesss need this diamond jewellery! Excellent structured abstract imagery by keeping it simple with emphasis on finer detail of the repetitive shapes. The sparkle is an added bonus to the colour scheme. Fine shot, Congrats
    Best regards

  • ChinaChina
    Title: The most terrifying lift?

    The most terrifying lift?
    emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8495 W: 108 N: 21602] (109385)



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    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) [2017-06-25 15:34]
    Hi Malgo
    i'm glad you added in the link to the photo of the elevator, its good to see what you're talking about.

    This would be a great place to take my drone! haha
    The photo itself isn't your greatest, but this is one of those TE posts where its about the photo AND the story, together its perfect. For me, this is all 100% new, I've never heard of this elevator before. Good to know and keep it in the back of my mind! thanks for this
    cheers
    Craig

  • ColombiaColombia
    Title: Kite CityCanon PowerShot S1 IS

    Kite City
    PaulVDV Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3574 W: 17 N: 7990] (34059)



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    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) [2017-06-25 15:28]
    Hi Paul
    this is one of those photos which i think most of us, if not all of us, can relate to. when i look at it, its so easy to think back to personal memories of myself flying kites.
    that makes this scene enjoyable. we put ourselves in place of the little girl. bright colors, and thanks for the WS photos too. cheers
    Craig

  • NorwayNorway
    Title: Sculptures in VigelandNikon D90 - Nikkor AF-S 18-200

    Sculptures in Vigeland
    adramad Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 6337 W: 5 N: 10905] (50242)



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    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) [2017-06-25 13:59]
    Hi Luis
    great to see you back on TE again, glad to hear things are as you say back to normal.

    this new area in Oslo seems to be attracting alot of tourists and locals, but be quite popular.

    placing the subjects in the frame as you did creates height and depth perception, worked out well. and the atmospheric clouds set the mood and tone. nicely composed.
    cheers
    Craig

  • FranceFrance
    Title: PORT DE BORDEAUXSony A77

    PORT DE BORDEAUX
    rbassin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1859 W: 133 N: 1642] (24631)



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    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) [2017-06-25 13:56]
    Hi Roland
    this is a great looking photo with lots of shadow and light contrasts. lots of geometry going on too, with circles, horizontal and vertical lines. smart eye to see all this. well done. cheers
    Craig

  • PortugalPortugal
    Title: Rustic RealismPentax K3

    Rustic Realism
    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005)



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    tyro Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1786 W: 412 N: 6452] (26142) [2017-06-25 13:48]
    Hi Craig,

    Six months' absence from TE is just too much for me so now I must make an effort to get back to critiquing and maybe posting one or two pictures of my own! Truth be told, I don't seem to have been out and about with my camera for some time - so I must get back to that!

    Anyway, this photograph caught my eye and I love it! The colours and the textures in the walls of that crumbling building are simply divine and the old fella strolling past with his bright pink shirt is perfectly placed in the frame.

    A fine composition with lovely rich colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness.

    Fabulous!

    Kindest Regards,

    John.

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: A View from AboveNikon D-300

    A View from Above
    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4942 W: 256 N: 11221] (45407)



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    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) [2017-06-25 13:42]
    Hi Bev
    can you believe a year has gone by already since our meeting!!!

    in this perspective, it looks as if you captured the monument in the middle of it falling over, and its about to completely fall to the ground. Its weird how it gives that impression.

    i like the downward POV too, awesome.
    cheers
    Craig

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: When your mum is a photographer...Nikon D800

    When your mum is a photographer...
    kasianowak Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1061 W: 2 N: 1582] (10727) *



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    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) [2017-06-25 13:39]
    Hi Kasia
    this is fantastic! haha...something I think we can all relate to some level.

    We've all been here and done that, had friends, our spouse or family with us taking photos - and they get so bored very quickly.

    this scene captures that perfectly. love the blanket wrapped around the child. Did you offer the mother a copy? or at least show her?

    fun shot, puts a smile on my face
    cheers
    Craig

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: ~ viewpoint ~Nikon D70s

    ~ viewpoint ~
    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6113 W: 152 N: 13519] (59836)



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    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) [2017-06-25 13:36]
    Hi Abmdsudi
    I really like your style here, it goes against the grain, goes against the norm.

    love the rust color along the bottom portions of the wall, and the pale blue color is stunning too. wonderful final product, it turned out perfectly in my books. cheers
    Craig

  • DenmarkDenmark
    Title: SweetnessLeica V Lux 40

    Sweetness
    mrmike1935 Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 0 N: 259] (3787)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6212 W: 398 N: 12537] (60970) [2017-06-25 13:18]
    Hello Michael,
    It's a nice photo. A very ordinary glimpse from the street. "Nothing special" as I sometimes say, but nevertheless quite heart-warming. Well spotted and nicely cropped.
    Regards,
    Gert

  • IsraelIsrael
    Title: RAMPARTS OF ACRE

    RAMPARTS OF ACRE
    jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9595 W: 175 N: 15809] (70523)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6212 W: 398 N: 12537] (60970) [2017-06-25 13:16]
    Hello Jorge,
    I like the low perspective where the people who just climbed the stairs are seen against the light clouds, where they nicely complement the architectural details of the wall. It's a good combination of human touch and architecture.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: Cochem and ReichsburgCanon EOS 5D Mk II

    Cochem and Reichsburg
    claudeD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2698 W: 76 N: 1210] (42466)



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    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12818 W: 132 N: 26048] (156479) [2017-06-25 12:46]
    Ciao JC, great view of nice village, lovely composition with a lot of people, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Inside the OculusPentax K3

    Inside the Oculus
    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) *



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    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12818 W: 132 N: 26048] (156479) [2017-06-25 12:44]
    Ciao Craig, lovely B&W composition with beautiful graphic, fantastic light and wonderful clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

  • 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: 13961 W: 156 N: 24089] (128242)



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    Silvio1953 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12818 W: 132 N: 26048] (156479) [2017-06-25 12:41]
    Ciao Cricri, great view of fantastic architecture, lovely composition with nice statue in FG, excellent perspective, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

  • GermanyGermany
    Title: Cochem and ReichsburgCanon EOS 5D Mk II

    Cochem and Reichsburg
    claudeD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2698 W: 76 N: 1210] (42466)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6212 W: 398 N: 12537] (60970) [2017-06-25 12:06]
    Hello Claude,
    A very nice view of the small town. The photo is taken from a good point where the trees give excellent depth along a slightly curving diagonal. There are lots of things to watch and there is a good balance between the most important features, such as the white boat, the castle on the hill and the tower to the right. The hilly, green scenery is most attractive.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • 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: 13961 W: 156 N: 24089] (128242)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6212 W: 398 N: 12537] (60970) [2017-06-25 12:03]
    Hello Christiane,
    The statue of the angel balances the palace quite well. She is surrounded by a beautiful part of the garden and is seen against some very attractive dark clouds. The narrow road crates a nice and somewhat curvy lead up to the castle.
    Kind regards,
    Gert

  • HungaryHungary
    Title: Szalamander 2017 (III)

    Szalamander 2017 (III)
    GyurMaster Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 442 W: 3 N: 949] (8201)



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    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6212 W: 398 N: 12537] (60970) [2017-06-25 11:59] [+]
    Hello György,
    Three photos of people actually using their cameras to take photos of others, not themselves. What a novelty. None of these photos is the greatest you have ever posted here, but they are all nice snaps from the crowds watching the Szalamander, especially this one of the elderly man with at least two cameras and probably several extra lenses. How I hate the memories of the days when I carried a bag like that with all my equipment. ;-)
    Best wishes,
    Gert

  • 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: 9766 W: 618 N: 18067] (81042)



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    GyurMaster Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 442 W: 3 N: 949] (8201) [2017-06-25 11:40]
    Hello Ike,

    Beautiful nature shot!

    Best Wishes,
    Gy.

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Inside the OculusPentax K3

    Inside the Oculus
    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6629 W: 88 N: 15975] (74005) *



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    GyurMaster Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 442 W: 3 N: 949] (8201) [2017-06-25 11:40]
    Hello Craig,

    I cannot really express how much I like your new series. This is a style that I pursue too, from time-to-time and I always happy to see photos like this. The lady is very well-placed, the whole composition suggest how much is this building.

    Good work to sum it!
    Gy.

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: ~ last light ~Nikon D70s

    ~ last light ~
    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6113 W: 152 N: 13519] (59836)



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    GyurMaster Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 442 W: 3 N: 949] (8201) [2017-06-25 11:29]
    Dear abmdsudi,

    Excellent lights and colours as always. It is also very good composition wise.

    Best Wishes,
    Gy.

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