Hi dear TE friends
This girl took a walk with the dog in a very cold morning. The temperature was close the zero degrees and the sun didn't appear yet.
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is a town and commune in eastern France, in the Haute-Savoie département, at the foot of Mont Blanc. At the census of 1999 it had a population of 9,830 inhabitants and a land area of 116.53 km² (44.99 sq mi). The town lies at an altitude of 1,035 metres. The 1924 Winter Olympics were held at Chamonix.
Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is located at 45°55′8″N 6°51′55″E. The Chamonix valley runs from northeast to southwest, and is watered by the Arve, which rises in Le Tour. The Arve is joined by the torrent l'Arveyron, which rises in the famous Mer de Glace just above Chamonix. On the southeast towers the snowclad summit of Mont Blanc (4808m), and on the northwest the less lofty, but rugged chain of Le Brévent (2525m) and of the Aiguilles Rouges. A number of villages and hamlets stretched out along the valley belong to the commune including Les Bossons (1012m), Les Praz (1060m), Argentière (1252m) and Le Tour (1462m). The valley is connected via the Col de Montets (1461m) to Martigny (Switzerland) in the Rhône Valley
Chamonix is a popular winter sports resort in France. The 1924 Winter Olympics were held here. As the highest European mountain west of Russia, Mont Blanc holds a special allure for mountain climbers, and Jon Krakauer, in an essay in his collection Eiger Dreams, described the town as "the death-sport capital of the world" because Chamonix serves as an ideal playground for almost all types of outdoor activity, especially in their more extreme variants, such as ice climbing, rock climbing, extreme skiing, paragliding, rafting, canyoning. From Wikipedia
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MarcT (20964) 2009-01-27 23:18
Nice winter postcard from that famous Swiss place.
Well composed picture with the flags showing the nature of that cosmopolite city.
jasmis (57906) 2009-01-27 23:27
This reminds me our short visit to Chamonix in 2001. This was really amazing trip with a ride to Aguille du Midi, of course.
I like winter mood here and two moving "elements".
Regards my dear friend.
emka (85067) 2009-01-27 23:47
Hi Aies, nice simple view of the winter time in Alps. Beautiful house . Pleasant composition with the girl.
barrufeto_77 (28886) 2009-01-27 23:49
Pos supuesto, la atmósfera es tremenda...me encanta. Una vista realmente preciosa de fondo con los alpes.
danos (89845) 2009-01-27 23:50
Good morning Aires,
nice the snapshot of the girl with her dog,that walking in the snowy roads of Chamonix this cold day.Chamonix must be a superb Winter destination for the lovers of ski and the others facilities that offers this region of France.Well done.
jurek1951 (42194) 2009-01-27 23:51
Wonderful place and capture.Great composition,lovely colours and sharpness.Wonderful light.Very well done,
francio64 (39675) 2009-01-28 0:59
piacevole questa immagine invernale, dove il cane e la ragazza ne movimentano la scena e danno ispirazione al titolo.
Ottima la resa dei colori e lo sharp.
JanD (0) 2009-01-28 1:35
Nice scene. Amazing mountain village. Very interesting flags. Good take.
paura (47166) 2009-01-28 1:58
A imagem está muito bem equilibrada, com elementos em plena harmonia e perfeitas cores. Linda fotografia, amigo.
mkamionka (32291) 2009-01-28 2:06
Even the diagonal barrier adds something here.
riclopes (35577) 2009-01-28 2:07
Bom dia Aires, excelente captura do gorro vermelho (melhor detalhe aqui) e o seu cão nesta paisagem alpina. Vejo um pouco de céu azul, por isso estou optimista para as condições de esqui. Vou já buscar uma prancha de snowboard... ;-) Parece que o norte de Portugal também está com este aspecto branquinho - bem bonito.
John_F_Kennedy (43379) 2009-01-28 3:18
Nice view to the typical Aples house. Very perspective. Well done.
siamesa (27761) 2009-01-28 3:32
Bom dia Aires,
A composição está perfeita em MHO.
Adorei a arquitetura dessa casa cheia de janelas e flores na varanda. A garota e seu cachorro deram o ar gracioso à foto. Beleza européia pura.
Abraços e tenha um bom dia.
TGULUMSER (13252) 2009-01-28 4:08
A great winter view and the town looks amazing, nice POV and colors,
Graal (99762) 2009-01-28 4:16
very nice composition and view from Chamonix. Good note and excellent quality of photo. I like it.
rodgerg (55767) 2009-01-28 4:49
Cold but nice place with these superb mountains. An image fulle of life with the dog and the girl. The red hat of this girl arise very well in the image. Good use of a not esay light.
delkoo (68) 2009-01-28 9:06
nice shot from Camonix , the well placed woman and dog adds life at the photo, the light is not at the best , but it is a pleasant picture.
saylan-cb (12738) 2009-01-28 9:14
Very nice winter photo with capture is great.Nice compositions and lovely colours.Wonderful light,well done.
TopGeo (38206) 2009-01-28 9:34
Nice winter picture from that famous Swiss place.Amazing mountain village. Very interesting view Excellent colours and composition! with FG and BG and nice POV , well done
azaf1 (15929) 2009-01-28 11:07
Good evening dear Aires
The composition from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is really attractive as your excellent POV has captured that really beautiful traditional building with the snow covered mountains behind as well as that excellent red hat that adds a nice chromatic touch to the foto :))) Seriously now I really like the colors and the sharpness of the details
Have a great evening
salvator (19102) 2009-01-28 15:01
Wonderful sharpness and details, and very nice the white of the snow, the blue and cloudy sky. The woman and the dog, their sharpness looks wonderful.
Best regards. Salvator.
berek (42762) 2009-01-28 19:49
it looks so could. lovely atmosphere and colors. have a nice day my friend.
aadilj (18102) 2009-01-28 21:55
Nice scene Aires, well seen and well captured and its full of that holiday mood! I love the way you have nuanced the elements
ChrisJ (103453) 2009-01-29 0:31
Just a touch of oe in the highlights. Good colour, sharpness, contrast, and graphism with the black dog. I like the repetition of the flags. Tfs!
patdeph (35748) 2009-01-29 1:45
there is something that I like very uch when I go in winter to the mountains,it's to see that even the roads are snowy!You say that the sun didn't appear but we can see some places where the sky is blue,this is very beautiful!I like the houses,and the animation given by the lonely girl and her dog!Very well seen!
ymrk (14955) 2009-01-29 2:58
Hello dear Aires,
Wonderful sharpen and flags...Very fine compo
and different idea.,
Have a nice day,take care!
feather (51130) 2009-01-29 3:17
That looks like Mont Blanc peeping over the top of the café building. Well composed image of the girl walking her dog; her red hat draws the eye immediately. The lack of sun hasn't had too much effect on the image allowing us to concentrate on details of the architecture.
Sistercosmo (242) 2009-01-29 7:44
excellent capture, well-composed with the flags, the buildings, the mountains and the clouds. The girl with her dog are a nice detail. Nice daily life shot!
Thanks and take care,
Nicou (128736) 2009-01-29 9:56
ç a l'ari glissant les rue de Chamonix, comme ici, génel compo, cette belle maison avec le personnage et le chien, très bien vu, mangigique couleur, avec la montagne en fond superbe.
Brao et maitié
ribeiroantonio (22637) 2009-01-29 16:24
É uma actividade que os franceses gostam de fazer mas só é pena que não recolham aquilo que os cães fazem!!!
Tens aqui uma bonita foto na qual as bandeiras dão um bom pormenor de cor.
npecanhuk (69410) 2009-01-29 17:21
Aqui temos uma belíssima composição, feita com simplicidade mas muito esmero! Mostra-nos uma linda arquitetura alpina (com os alpes ao fundo e com um lindo céu também), num dia de inverno, alegrado pela presença da garotinha que caminha junto com o cachorro! Ficou muito bonita e atraente! Gostei bastante!
Um ótimo trabalho fotográfico!
gilou530 (34) 2009-01-30 2:02
un petit coin de chamonix avec ces drapeaux qui me rappelle de bons souvenirs, oui il devait faire froid a voir la fille qui m'a l'air congelé, bien vu
Longroute (19396) 2009-01-31 10:55
Quite a nice view of this corner of Chamonix under the snow enriched by the presence of the girl. Well arranged composition and good colours palette.
All the best,
Docarmo (9639) 2009-02-01 19:57
Gostei muito desta foto - uma imagem de inverno muito colorida. Soubeste aproveitar muito bem os elementos disponíveis para compô-la. Parabéns!
Bluejeans (64249) 2009-02-02 5:44
Oi amigo ,
Beleza de foto até da para sentir o frio ,tem que ter muita coragem para vir para a rua com a temperatura de 0 graus , a arquitectura das casas e muito bonita , a paisagem de fundo e inspiradora para uns passeios na neve , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
Emile (20352) 2009-02-09 13:12
Every time you post a shot from Chamonix I like the town more and more, it's a beautiful place and you captured this daily life composition very well with the colorful flags and buildings and the lady walking her dog on a snow covered street. The inclusion of the well known mountain in the back is very good add to your great shot.
- Copyright: Aires dos Santos (AiresSantos) (56155)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-11-23
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D40X, AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 GII ED
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/80 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Between Switzerland and France
- Theme(s): Neve - Snow [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2009-01-27 23:00