Cycling is a typical summer activity in Denmark. For several reasons. First of all the country really is very flat, the highest point rising some 170 meters above sea-level. Secondly, the climate is North European temperate, meaning lots of light and not so hot. And thirdly, the country is criss-crossed with cycle paths, narrow country lanes and a great variety of fields, forest and constant ocean views. These three are cycling on the peninsula of Stevns, where the only disadvantage to a cyclist can be a steady breeze blowing in from the Baltic. But that can also be pleasant on a summer day.
I adjusted a slight tilt, removed noise with Neatimage and cropped and resized,
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Rockyboy (20598) 2004-08-06 15:10
Intéressant d'apprendre les modes de vie des Danois par cette photo. Très bonne composition et couleurs par ailleurs. Bien vu, Per!
Burnham (2428) 2004-08-06 15:15
Home for a vacation? ;o) Very Danish shot, not a hill in sight, not even a bump on the road actually. Their expression are great all different but a bit wondering I think. I can almost smell the summer breeze, or maybe it's the open window in the office ;o)
Jeppe (18654) 2004-08-06 15:45
Great shot Per - and good to see you home the "homeland" - Yes - I know this picture - since I happend to live right a route for cycling tourtist - Only thing I wonder how did you manage to get shot with sunlight in Denmark in July ;-))
Piotr (0) 2004-08-06 18:05
Nice cycling pics, good composed
roshangar (1682) 2004-08-07 4:56
Good composition ,I like the feeling in this shot so free,so happy!
the light is beautiful and I think it's hard to take a picture of a moving subject,well done!
jhm (156580) 2004-08-07 12:37
Hi Per, a very beautiful landscape photo, with this family and the bikes. Good note too.
yesterday (9833) 2004-08-13 2:49
Next time turn arround my place and give a nice cold beer:-))
We do have summer in this days 30 degree C. Nice simple composition from my contry.
You have to wait fore you point I am out today..........regards kaj Nielsen