12th / 19th century castle of Menthon near Annecy in the french Alps by a misty morning.
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snsk (794) 2003-12-29 5:20
amazing,it look slike an old painting welldone.
Keitht (1304) 2003-12-29 5:33
I like the colours, the format and the mistiness but the lamp post is a real shame.
I'm sure the PS experts could clone it out but it's not something I would want to take on.
It's a shame because it does affect a really first class picture.
milloup (1829) 2003-12-29 5:47
This looks like something out of an old book - apart from the lamppost, which is an eyesore, and a crooked eyesore at that. But eyesores can be removed ;-).
nwoehnl (122) 2003-12-29 5:58
I have to admit that the lamppost was one of the things that drove me into clicking the preview image - and I actually like it because it adds interest - alright, make that a crooked interest - to the right half of the image. I really like how you managed to capture the fog; this could easily be used to illustrate a fairy story book. Very nice shot, Frederic!
pascalbene (1717) 2003-12-29 6:27
I know this place. "Fredon" seen here the beginning of a fairy tale. Good catch. (I don't think the lamp is a shame - it give a good DOf and refine the composition).
martin (1242) 2003-12-29 7:25
This has a beautiful misty and mystic feeling. The lamp post adds an extra dimension and, on balance, I prefer its inclusion (and that it is not vertical pleases me).
Schultzy (5446) 2003-12-29 8:59
Cette vue a quelque chose de féérique. Le lampadaire à l'avant-plan donne de la profondeur. Dommage pour les traits peu naturels du ciel. ( Certainement problème de compression de la taille d'image )
Ebbe (9617) 2003-12-29 9:42
Very very special feeling! The light and the fog does it I suppose. The lamp should not be there if you go by the handbook, but to me that leaning old lamp adds to the mysterious feeling. So let it stay!
cool_krishna (465) 2003-12-30 6:15
Amazing colors. Hard to believe a sight could be so colorful. Wish I was still there.
Anyhow an amazing sight.
The pole is a distraction. :(
Couleurs étonnantes. Croire dur une vue a pu être si colorée. Le souhait I était toujours là. De toute façon une vue étonnante. Puits capturé. Le poteau est une distraction : (
fumi (40) 2004-01-01 10:13
Nice picture! Looks like a scene of a movie. Color and composition is grate.
I have no idea of pictures but if the street light was little bit right side and lower position, it would be better...
- Copyright: Frederic DAVID (fredon) (5052)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-12-26
- Categories: Castles
- Camera: Canon EOS 300D, 28-105 f/3.5-f/4.5
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/200 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): December in Europe [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-12-29 5:16