Big christmas tree on Keskustori (Central Square) of Tampere. Vanha Kirkko (the Old Church) in the background. In Finland christmas trees are practically always Norway Spruce (Picea abies).
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AiresSantos (56155) 2007-12-18 0:20
Lovely Christmas composition in the blue hour.
Very well managed the light and framed the picture.
Very well done. Greetings
daddo (26482) 2007-12-18 0:40
Hi Kari. Lovely atmosphere. Quiet for a central square- just nice to admire the tree and the church. Beautiful coloured sky. Regards. Klaudio.
kasalazar (44) 2007-12-18 0:46
Beautiful picture! I love the sharpness and composition.
Have a happy Christmas!
elly (49) 2007-12-18 1:15
it is so big and nice
Merry Christmas Kari
Budapestman (82620) 2007-12-18 1:16
Fascinating image with beautiful details. I like the attractive composition and the amazing lights, the POV is very spectacular. Idyllic and cosy atmosphere, I like it very much.
Have a nice day
barrufeto_77 (28886) 2007-12-18 2:11
I'm dreaming in a white....Xmas... :P
Excellent picture. Unfortunatelly, we don't have snow here to enjoy views like this one.
jasmis (57906) 2007-12-18 2:23
Amazing Christmas atmosphere. Superb night photo.
ekinokswest (2994) 2007-12-18 3:28
The colors have become perfect. especially the white/cream color of the church suits well with the snowy place. furthermore, the lights on the tree makes a warm atmosphere. Overall it is a fine night photo
lilimih33 (9918) 2007-12-18 4:51
Beautiful Chrismas picture!
Nice point of view and lovely colours, light and place!
r021251 (3917) 2007-12-18 5:12
La personne et l'Église dimensionne bien la grosseur de l'arbre. Bravo bien fait
feather (51130) 2007-12-18 6:29
Only one person in sight in the blue hour and she looks as is she is getting ready to take a photo too. You chose an excellent POV as the resultant composition works very well with the huge tree balanced by the church. Both elements are well exposed. Good work
josepmarin (58325) 2007-12-18 8:21
Perfect graphical contrast between the Christmas tree and the elegant architecture of the church. The setting is organized well, and the presence of the woman gives a good reference and many life to this scene at the blue hour, which has a good aesthetic effect.
azaf1 (15929) 2007-12-19 0:27
A lovely capture in square frame that makes it even more attractive. Great sky color and the tree with the church tower looming on each side complete this holiday composition
John_F_Kennedy (43625) 2007-12-19 2:59
Absolute fabulous picture. Wonderful composition, beautiful colours and POV.
PixelTerror (0) 2007-12-20 2:22
A nice Xmas scene though a bit late in the blue hour, the woman helps well the church to balance the scene. Considering the date I guess shooting time was about 2PM ;-)
Have a nice day, JY
danyy (0) 2007-12-21 15:24
la Finlande semble être un des berceaux des contes de Noël et du Santa Claus.
D'ailleurs pourquoi des rennes devant le traineau.
Voilà une photo qui respire bien les fêtes de fin d'année.
pablominto (53746) 2007-12-22 23:13
This is a fine composition, where you make well use of present light!
Wise to include the girl, and the combination with the church is wonderful...
Seasonal greetings from Norway,
Photo65Net (43120) 2007-12-23 1:03
I like a lot this one, with great use of the blue hour last light, and perfect exposure on all parts of the image.
jlmf (968) 2007-12-24 13:56
salut Kari ,
joli ce sapin eclairé avec le ciel bleu nuit ,
et la madame donne un + .
hispic (9652) 2007-12-24 20:07
Very calm and quiet Christmas scene. Warm lights are so good in the blue moment. Marvelous shot from Suomi.
Merry Christmas to you and your family !
mikeo (12129) 2007-12-29 3:37
Beautiful Christmas climate photo. Great colours and really superb atmosphere...Good POV...
As I saw it only after Chrstmas, we wish you a very HAPPY NEW YEAR 2008.
kishdaza (0) 2008-01-11 3:12
This is my most favorite Christmas photo. It's very romantic and just made me feel the season in tranquility. i love it. Thanks for sharing kari.
- Copyright: Kari Tanskanen (ktanska) (26809)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-12-28
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Canon EFS 18-55mm f3.5-5.6
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Keskustori of Tampere, Finland, Top 18 Tampere, Square format [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-12-18 0:13