Good Morning Everyone,
Well, after a wonderful holiday in France, made possible by my brother-in-law and his wife, I hope you will enjoy sharing some of the interesting shots.
My brother in law lives part of the time in France and so knows many beautiful places to visit. This is a place he took us, along the River Blavet near Baud. Although the sun was not shining, it was a bright, warm day.
There is a tow path which is used as a cycle path and provides many kilometres of beautiful scenery. This shot was taken from the tow path, looking back towards the road bridge and the nearby auberge. These features just refected beautifully in the still water. The barge just adds the finishing touch!
Many thanks for your visit.
Please feel free to offer feedback on any aspect of the photograph. :-)
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rodgerg (55767) 2008-09-01 1:33
A very nice place, an image full of serenity. Il like your composition with the vegetation which gaves a natural framing to the scene. The reflections in the water are very nice. Il like too the colours, especially the green of the boat and of the bridge. Very nice.
snunney (78789) 2008-09-01 2:19
A fine well balanced composition. The image has great clarity and the beautiful reflections are very well rendered.
macondo (18551) 2008-09-01 3:32
It's a wonder I can look at this at all; TE has been playing up like nobody's business, and I have been staring at the egg timer for a long time tonight. I only got as far as the thumbnail before it froze up for another half hour.
Anyway, it's a delightful shot again, in spite of the grey conditions - at least this kind of light allows certain colour tones to show really well. Here, you have a great range of greens, including the boat and the rails on the bridge - nice match! Very nice reflection. I like the way you captured the boat just poking its bow around the tree.
I visited Bretagne last year, but didn't get to this spot.
Terrific shot, nicely framed.
Now to see if TE will let me post this comment...
Morac (27419) 2008-09-01 4:42
A very nice place, an image full of serenity.
A fine well balanced composition.
Pitoncle (3745) 2008-09-01 4:48
Je suis content de te retrpouver sur TE avec cette publication où il ne manque qu'un rayon de soleil pour qu'elle soit parfaite.
A bientôt sur TE pour de nouvelles aventures.
asajernigan (20099) 2008-09-01 6:40
This is a beautiful scene. Your composition is great using the curve of the river to lead the eye through the scene. The reflection add nice balance and depth to the shot. The lighting and colors are great for the cloudy conditions and the photo has nice sharpness as well.
gracious (20025) 2008-09-01 9:10
Beautiful image from France!
very calm and peaceful with a great pov!
the reflection truly a big bonus towards this lovely composition indeed!
good sharpness, colour and details all round!
well done and TFS
Kielia (22913) 2008-09-01 11:15
this place seems to be a very precious piece of nature. You have captured a beautiful atmosphere of serenity with outstanding colours! My compliments!
gunbud (34066) 2008-09-01 19:25
Wow! Back from the continent with such lovely images.
The reflection is flawless as it gathers warm soft colors.
You have caught the canal boat just as it clears the low bridge of the same colors.
Wonderful details and sharpness to this peaceful image.
gaby (19819) 2008-09-02 10:58
Pure beauty and superb POV
The reflections are splendid
Glint (6163) 2008-09-03 5:12
this is a scene that invites us to sit awhile with a nice glass of wine. You have chosen a good POV showing the auberge and the barge.The reflections add depth to the image.I wish I was there now, what with all this horrible rain and two weeks into school term...ugh!
npecanhuk (60192) 2008-09-03 6:08
Here comes your style, now in France!
Repeated success, that's for sure!
Excellent colors, management of light, pov and composition!
In this one, I also love the reflection! It was so perfectly captured by you!
TFS - Congratulations!
ikeharel (51495) 2012-04-30 8:06
The barge entered the scene, and added a dynamic scale to a magnificent scenery, Beverly.
The finishing touch made by nature: light and no wind on water's surface.
Magnificenr taken photo, inspite the clouds hang aloft.
- Copyright: Beverley Robinson (Royaldevon) (25898)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-08-25
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Transportation, Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D-70, Nikkor 70-300mm f4.5-5.6G
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-09-01 1:01