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First I want everyone say thanks for the lovely kind words for my 52 married anniversary
Thursday I was again with my electric bike a little bit to search the toward new autumn pictures.
An area on 12 km of my home found I these small lake with a lot wild water birds.
After a five minutes came a lady with her two dogs for a small stroll through the meadow.
This was for my the perfect moment for take van this picture with two Basset dogs, also with the lake and autumn colour trees in background
The basset is bred for hunting small game such as foxes, hares and rabbits. Due to its low construction he moves easily through thickets and can constantly keep his nose to the ground while tracking what is difficult for larger hunting dogs. The basset dog drives the wild in a pack in the direction of the hunter and always provides with loud barking where the game is located. The dog was also used to detect lame duck
The breed is descended from various French and Belgian possible types legged hunting dogs, most of which are now extinct. When the English, the French Basset (Basset artesian Normand) discovered in 1860, they crossed the breed Blood dog to improve. Fragile physique this resulted in the current Basset dog.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
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pajaran (41681) 2013-11-03 22:53
Dobar dan, gospodine.
Interesantan i dobar tekst o mestu i trenutku, sa datim podacima ...
Dobra kompozicija i perwspektiva, lepo pokazano mesto i trenutak.
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast, lepe boje.
Lepo mesto i trenutak.
Dobar tekst o upotrebljeoj tehnici i elementima snimka.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela, srecno.
Good day, sir.
Interesting and good article about the place and time, with the given data ...
Good composition and perwspektiva, nice place and time indicated.
A good time recording, contrast, beautiful colors.
Nice place and the moment.
Good article on upotrebljeoj technique and elements of the image.
Have a great and successful day, all the best in the new week that started, good luck.
papagolf21 (79548) 2013-11-04 0:03
Bonjour, cher ami John,
Une composition très réussie avec cette vue mariant environnement, volatiles et chiens.
J'aime beaucoup l'ambiance générale traduite à travers cette composition.
krzychu30 (12651) 2013-11-04 0:43
lovely,autumnal scene!But the first thing that strikes our eyes are colors!Truly delightful(especially these different shades of green).But of course there´s lot more I like about it.Like for example the way you framed this beautiful landscape and the dogs having definitely good time spending time outdoors.
Wish You a nice day
holmertz (31260) 2013-11-04 2:04
The nice looking dogs obviously enjoy themselves running freely across the grass where there are so many beautiful smells to go sniiffing at. The rest of us can enjoy not only the sight of the dogs but also the pond filled with birds and the autumn colours of the trees and bushes.
snunney (72680) 2013-11-04 2:40
A fine capture of these two inquisitive basset hounds. Their black and brown coats stand out perfectly against the lush grass. A simple image, but one full of charm and very well presented.
jacquest (16388) 2013-11-04 3:57
I guess the dogs have learned they will never catch a healthy duck, so they get busy at something else. A peaceful cohabitation in a beautiful surrounding. I like the different tones of colors in the bushes and trees in the background.
Sergiom (45398) 2013-11-04 4:08
Ils sont beaux ces chiens qui gambadent dans l'herbe verte en bordure du plan d'eau tout en espérant qu'un canard se pointe pour le chasser.Une belle photo nature.
irek1 (646) 2013-11-04 4:11
This time you present a little bit idyllic picture. These two dogs surrounded by vivid grass color & nice trees create joyful atmosphere.
Funny, optimistic photo.
Have nice day.
ikeharel (43975) 2013-11-04 4:28
We call those dogs "Hush-Puppies', just like the shoes, John.
Fine picture show how they enjoy a day out on the green, on a beautiful location with waterfronty and forest.
A location that makes every photographer enthusiastic.
dkmurphys (42483) 2013-11-04 4:30
Lovely scene with my favorite dog! Love it, well captured.
Enjoy a good week ahead.
pierrefonds (51000) 2013-11-04 4:39
The wideness of the lake is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the détails, the colors of the dogs and of the trees. The good luminosity is enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.
Nicou (105767) 2013-11-04 6:30
quelle vue de ce parc avec la belle végétation et ces immenses arbres sueprbe compo et iamge et les deux chiens das l'herbe qui jouent avec le bâton de bois sueprbe compo.
Bravo et amitié
josepmarin (56479) 2013-11-04 7:02
besides of the great beauty of this place, with the lake, the ducks and the autumnal colours on the trees, the most nice thing into your composition are these two fantastic basset hounds, enjoying the fresh grass and the natural atmosphere. You have caught all this skilfully, in a well lit and sharp image.
An excellent work, my friend.
COSTANTINO (44115) 2013-11-04 8:59
Hello my friend
is this the Paradise?
fresh and beautiful scenery like a palette
of a painter with green tones the two dogs
add movement and the lake so delightful
to our eyes excellent original version
lovely place to have a walk or a boat
beautiful landscape indeed
many greetings from my heart for
your 52 marriead anniversary
cornejo (22496) 2013-11-04 10:18
Hi John, I like this great photograph of this beautiful pond with many ducks, well captured in this interesting well framed image with good sharpness, nice color and light. Excellent and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Best regards from southern Spain.
ourania (18616) 2013-11-04 10:42
this is a very delightful scene to watch. The setting with the grass, the lake and the trees is fresh and lovely. There's great depth and lots of shades of green amid which the warm tones stand out agreeably. It's wonderful to see the birds resting so peacefully on the water of the lake while the dogs are having a great time moving and sniffing around. I love the harmony. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great evening,
PaulVDV (17243) 2013-11-04 13:50
Dit is wel een heel mooi aangelegd park. Het zal geen toeval zijn dat in het juiste seizoen zulk een veelvoud aan kleurschakeringen terug te vinden valt.
Zelfs de honden lijken zich aan de herfstkleuren aangepast te hebben.
Met de vele watervogels oogt dit een heel vredig tafereel. Doch persoonlijk vind ik dat de geluiden van hondengehijg en -gesnuffel niet onmiddellijk passen bij de rust die we in de natuur zoeken. Ik vrees dat ik hiermee misschien op de tenen trap van de echte hondenliefhebbers.
De foto is uiteraard een prachtig samengesteld en uiterst scherp natuurbeeld in zijn mooiste kleuren.
Vele groeten, Paul
Alco (5447) 2013-11-04 19:27
Very nice nature picture with a superb greenery completed with a small touch of autumn season.I like the colorful leaves on the grass in the foreground.The numerous ducks and the dogs add life to the picture.Superb colors and great sharpness.Very well done.
Have a nice day.
danos (78112) 2013-11-04 23:45
nice the country side view with the Basset dogs to run carefree on the grass.Beautiful this section of the area with teh Autumn light and colours to make the scene even more effective.Well done.
Graal (92158) 2013-11-05 0:03
pleasant autumnal image here. Good composition with the live accents. Fine peaceful atmosphere. Photo I like.
Have a nice day.
Vasa (16612) 2013-11-05 0:22
Un coin tout a fait mignon pour mettre de cote les bruits da la ville. J'aime bien l'atmosphere seduisante et la composition avec ces models attachants. Avec l'appareil, chaque sortie promet plus. N'est-ce pas cher ami John?
Kugart (1770) 2013-11-05 2:10
What a stroke of luck the lady coming along with the two Bassett hounds which gives even more interest to this lovely scene in the park with the pond and the ducks. Good sharp and clear colourful shot.
macjake (45588) 2013-11-05 5:16
first of all, who can resist a basset hound!
cute photo, especially with all the bright vivid greenery surrounding the scene.
makes me miss my dog :)
thanks for this one
photoray (6656) 2013-11-05 6:18
I am attracted to the background of multiple landscape colors, water fowl, then dogs sniffing the green lawn with autumn leaves.
Nicely composed and created,
and I am envious of your electric bikes,
Romano46 (11461) 2013-11-05 10:26
è vero: una bella combinazioni di fauna e di flora ideale, insieme ai bei colori dell'autunno per fare una bella fotografia.
I colori sono quelli tipici dell'autunno è già l'ambiente naturale è piacevole, ma la presenza dei cani aggiunge una ulteriore nota di colore e di vivacità.
Ciao e buonba serata
Fis2 (76958) 2013-11-06 7:42
I like frame and colors.
Have a nice afternoon
ChrisJ (91276) 2013-11-06 10:37
Nice catch of the 2 long eared basset hounds. Good sharpness with only a little motion blur in the tails. Well composed using the rule of thirds and superb repetition of the fallen red leaves of Autumn. Tfs!
jemaflor (74044) 2013-11-06 10:57
An interesting composition with this view, beautiful colors and brightness, these two dogs give details at your photo.
kato (9522) 2013-11-06 11:44
You're capturing well this place by a good angle and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting to see she spectacle which the animal bird are living together with the nature. It's also impressive in red foliage on meadow, many ducks in small lake and trees dyed autumnal tints. And, two lovely dogs draw out a good impact in this image.
Sonata11 (31229) 2013-11-06 11:46
Hello John, very beautiful composition of nature and these beautiful dogs enjoying this plaing time, wonderfully executed. Very well done. Tfs. Barbara
mvdisco (17118) 2013-11-06 18:44
Une belle capture et de beaux détails,
Bel endroit et jolie composition,
couleurs, détails et point de vue ...Magnifique..
tous mes compliments...
mohammad_H (7488) 2013-11-07 2:25
همیشه از دیدن تصاویر ارسالی شما لذت میبرم،
وای سگ شکاری ،واقعا زیبا
دوست من ،تفریح من شکار و ماهیگیری است
ایا ان اردکهای داخل رود وحشی هستند؟
یا اهلی و خانگی
چشم نواز و دلنشین
احساس میکنم روی چمن نشسته و این منظره را نگاه میکنم
دوست داشتنی و ارام بخش
I always enjoy seeing the pictures you sent,
Oh, dog, terrier, really nice
My love, my hobby is hunting and fishing
Wild ducks are going into it?
Domestic or household
Eye-catching and pleasant
I feel like sitting on the grass and look at the view
subhendu_bagchi (21024) 2013-11-07 3:06
namaste John, a beautiful composition here with the dogs in the green field and birds in lake. Investing composition with rich colours. Excellent shot. Tfs.
imageme (280) 2013-11-07 5:03
Hi John, Nice dogs, they are also smelling the fragrant of the autumn in the garden. Great autumn scenery with good composition and colours. Thank for sharing
John_F_Kennedy (41526) 2013-11-07 5:36
Excellent capture of the dog family. Good details, colours, and sharpness.
abmdsudi (32471) 2013-11-07 7:13
Early morning, nature lavishes its best colors on you. What a tranquil scene there, great pov and so much to look at and patches of diff autumnal colors provide superb overall contrast. There is still enough depth for the eye to scout around with the beautiful dogs catch all the attention in, sharp in focus and good clarity. What mother nature does to create such a peaceful look! my congrats.
P/s: Thks to your interest on my latest woman portrait. The yellowish paste is actually a sunscreen to protect her face from sunray.
rychem (13628) 2013-11-07 8:40
You photo shows and idyll, great peaceful scenery, beautiful dogs, excellent capture, perfectly done
mjw364 (6142) 2013-11-07 11:58
Another crystal clear, sharp shot with excellent depth. Interesting that these dogs were once used to retrieve birds and hunt I believe. Those ducks better watch out!
lousat (64127) 2013-11-07 14:42
Salut John,une photo qui souviem moi le petit lac du parc du palais municipale de mon village,on n'a pas les chiens mais on a les memes couleurs et les memes oiseaux..eheh..une capture magnifique,avec couleurs tres brillantes malgre' la journee' nuageuse,mes compliments et belle journee',Luciano
mcmtanyel (5219) 2013-11-07 16:50
Great composition, you caught the dogs as they were moving away to clear some space for your shot.
Now, didn't Columbo have a Basset Hound?
mesutilgim (72978) 2013-11-08 5:17
Hello dear John,
Another topclass capture withj very good layout.
TFS and have a nice weekend
Silvio1953 (105467) 2013-11-08 5:31
Ciao John, great view of beautiful place, lovely composition with nice dogs, splendid light, excellent clarity and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
resat1972 (6503) 2013-11-08 9:48
very nice place with colorful
the game looks nice dogs
composition of light and depth of colors very successful
Despite the sharpness of the moving environment, a good photo
carper (96) 2013-11-09 9:56
leuke foto met deze honden erbij goede foto john.
Schnappilic (9066) 2013-11-09 10:15
Superb fall atmosphere near this little lake. Cute these 2 dogs on the green grass. Great presentation! Congratulations!
mirosu (8112) 2013-11-09 20:52
I like this beautiful, so relaxing photo. The composition with the small water lake full of ducks and the cute dogs in FG is excellent. The light is very good and the colors are very well balanced.
The well-chosen tight crop eliminates all unwanted distractions. Very well done my friend.
MIRO’s BEAUTIFUL ANDALUSIA
fabbs99 (11102) 2013-11-09 22:25
Very pleasant shot of the dogs playing.The colors is a bit saturated but overall a nice peaceful place.Fantastic sharpness and brightness. Great job, I love it. TFS.
serp2000 (33099) 2013-11-10 4:19
Good afternoon, John,
My congratulations to your family once again. Simple and funny scene. I like the bassedhounds, Yes, I se the lake is full of the birds. Very nice capture of the Belgian nature.
Have a nice week!
eldancer1 (20772) 2013-11-10 7:47
I think the dog smelled something interesting. Beautiful scene, nicely captured with good details. Very well done, tfs.
bukitgolfb301 (32622) 2013-11-10 22:37
Hi Bonsior dear John
Sorry for my late reaction as usual as already---.
Another great image full of fantagy and tatseful mood.
Great panfocus establish so clear and sharp image as such.
All the best and have a good start of new week! Takero
mkamionka (27069) 2013-11-11 8:10
very attractive scene from a park, the dogs add a nice touch introducing life and color here. Nice colors of the autumn with some leaves on the ground and the variety of colors on the trees.
Very well done!
Didi (51265) 2013-11-12 9:59
Bonjour mon ami
Jolie vue d'automne avec les frères du chien au lieutenant Colombo
Belle verdure reposante aux yeux
Zengi001 (2269) 2013-11-13 10:40
Nice composition with lake, the green trees and two dogs in color contrast with the surrounding.
Good sharpness and clarity.
adramad (30905) 2013-11-14 8:17
An image very beautiful and relaxing with this landscape so ideal, the beautiful dogs you see them happy, sniffing in the green meadow, perfect background with small lake and grove with a large colorful tones.
A splendid work, with good light, as well as perfect clarity, all this makes us enjoy this beautiful image.
Have a good evening.
elenimavrandoni (9965) 2013-11-14 19:32
Hello John, good thing that you decided to go out "hunting" some autumn shots...because this is a beautiful one!! the hounds are amazing and the scenery is spectacular!!
adores (30817) 2013-11-15 15:29
Congratulations! Hope you'll spend many, many years more together!
This is another good autumn shot! I like the dogs going in opposite directions and the fallen leaves on the grass. Colours are very good and the autumn light also!
s_lush (16048) 2013-11-20 3:13
Colorful members of the local flora and fauna make your picture looking highly beautiful and attractive. Perfect composition, lovely colors, interesting details and ideal quality of the image!
TRB (12892) 2013-11-20 10:23
mükemmel pozlama, harika bir görüntü.
jmdias (48341) 2013-11-24 7:09
another marvelous view, the texture of the lawn with these golden leaves, the dogs and the birds created a marvelous mood of peace and beauty. TFS.
Angshu (52890) 2013-12-02 5:05
A very nice picture with the playful Bassets in the Fg and the ducks in the BG with the lovely foliage creating a nice backdrop. What I like is the sprinkling of the autumn leaves in the FG grass. Very nice!
- Copyright: John Maenhout (jhm) (127955)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-10-31
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 5 D Mark II, Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM, Sandisk CFIII 16GB, B+W 82 010 UV - Haze 1x MRC
- Exposure: f/7.0, 1/50 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-03 22:45