The Republic of Belarus was the last (10-th) foreign country I visited this summer. Although I was only in one of seven regions of Belarus, Homyel Voblast, I enjoyed this part of my trips very much. This picture was taken from a bridge over the so called Swan Lake, situated in the park around the palace of Homyel, the Belarusian second largest city.
GPS coordinates: 52.42137 Lat, 31.01439 Long, 140 m
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batalay (38933) 2011-09-04 15:02
What a pleasure to be among the first to see this truly exquisite photograph. The concentrated light reminds me of an oxyacetylene torch burning through a steel plate. You have managed the light magnificently. The note is informative, especially with the links.
jlbrthnn (76037) 2011-09-04 15:32
You are a great traveler curious about new discoveries. Your photo is outstandingly made, and outstandingly exposed. Elements are pleasantly reflected. A beautiful poetic and romantic image. Excellent quality. Bravo.
Sonata11 (33863) 2011-09-04 15:51
what a wonderful and interesting capture of silhouette swan with reflection, the little special house and beautiful fontain. I like this colors, great POV. The light at the center of this fontain gives wonderful effect. Fantastic composition and frame. I like it a lot. Perfectly well done.
All the best and have a nice Sunday,
zoomer (6) 2011-09-04 16:26
That's a rather sad picture with one lonely swan.The composition is very good but somber.Friendly regards,Wolf.
emka (98810) 2011-09-04 23:15
The Belarus is so close but difficult to go because of the visa. Iriginal shot, is this a swan house there? Nice atmosphere, a bit mysterious.
dip (23888) 2011-09-04 23:56
nice shot of the fountain taken from a good point of view,I like the surface textures where creates the falling water,the swan in the foreground is a beautiful detail in the picture,
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-09-05 7:19
A beautiful image of this lake with that light sitting right under the water spout. The sculpture sitting next to the spout is interesting. Nice inclusion of the silhouetted swan. Great quality picture.
npecanhuk (75502) 2011-09-05 19:10
Very attractive picture specially because of its chosen pov, vertical format, composition and management of light!
TFS - congrats,
geoant68 (331) 2011-09-05 22:40
the view of this vertical format is nice with the swan in the lake with the fountain on the background to are the attractions of the image.
Ricx (13495) 2011-09-05 23:57
Hi Sergiy, This is magical- I think the low light and the contrast between shadows and darkness is what brings out the beauty in the image.. congratulations .. Rich
sacimar (26269) 2011-09-06 9:01
this is a different image, I like the dark composition, the details of the fountain are interesting and the addition of the animal is beautiful, well seen,
nikkitta (17066) 2011-09-06 12:47
Great capture of a dark and mysterious place, or so it seems
Good POV to show from the bridge the small house and the lonely swam
Interesting note and links
I visited your country ( Baikal Lake, Irkutsk ) interesting and very beautiful places, last June
fritzi007 (10821) 2011-09-06 12:49
in diesen Jahr hast du viel von der Welt gesehen, den Foto ist sehenswert!
Atousa (7131) 2011-09-07 5:56
This is an attractive shot; well composed with great light management n lovely atmosphere.. I really like the texture on water n the inclusion of the swan n its reflection.. well done.. tfs
Best regards, Atousa
paololg (31448) 2011-09-07 14:29
Ciao dear Sergiy,
thanks for sharing with us your fantastic trip, giving us masterpieces like this. A photographic composition which is a work of art, captured with your usual excellent quality. Beautiful contrast of light between the jet and the dark water of the fountain, nicely enriched by the presence of the swan. Great work, congratulations!
Ciao, have a nice Thursday!
pajaran (61190) 2011-09-08 0:54
Bio sam kod majke na odmot u Nis.
Lepo mesto u parku, dobar snimak, lepe boje i fotografija.
I was on vacation with his mother in Nis.
Nice place in the park, a good shot, beautiful colors and images.
Have a nice day.
All the best.
DjoleEric (0) 2011-09-08 6:11
A very valuable work.
Excellent angle and the moment of recording.
lousat (92034) 2011-09-08 9:06
What a magnificent moment and what a fantastic light,very impressive composition and perspective taken whit the best camera settings,the swan is like the cherry on the cake..eehhehe..great work!! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
siamesa (28121) 2011-09-09 6:51
Bom dia Serghei
I almost lose this photo. It is wonderful.Fantastic composition and a lovely theme. Congratulations.
ManuMay (36159) 2011-09-11 11:00
Creative and interesting point of view, deserving a very good image, amazing composition and very good subjects placement, the swan presence it is a plus...Great realization!!
Have a nice day...
jmdias (64962) 2011-11-26 16:13
very nice framing with the fountain, the house and the swan well positioned in a vertical format. I liked the light effect here too.
kennyblack (4207) 2012-09-27 10:12
Very nice play of light, shadows and reflections taken from a great POV. Although the 'hour was late you got a great result. Thank you for sharing.
The best greetings, have a nice time ... Marino
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (16134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-08-18
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/15 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Around Chernobyl
- Date Submitted: 2011-09-04 14:27
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