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These picture has been taken the same morning than the picture of the "Parma bridge"
200 meter further to direction Sluis
Sluis a nice small city against the Belgian borders, 8 km of Knokke Belgium and the nice Scheldt area at Cadzand direction Terneuzen and Antwerp.
As soon as you enter the city limits and visit the countless restaurants, shops, and historic sites you will feel as if you entered a different world; one where friendliness, old-times and new, blend into the perfect combination.
You will find fashion for all styles, picturesque boutiques, specialty stores, fresh produce supermarkets, world-class restaurants, and cozy terraces to soak-up the wonderful atmosphere of this bustling city. One of the most notable facts about Sluis is that unlike many other cities in the Netherlands and Belgium, all stores, shops, and restaurants are open seven days-a-week, including Sunday.
If shopping is not your most favorite past-time, Sluis has an extremely rich history and culture. Located in the border region with Belgium it has seen trade and historic events take place since the establishment of the town over 760 years ago. Find yourself going back in history by taking a walk across the historic ramparts with its restored gates, visit the windmill, and climb the tower of only belfry in the Netherlands to catch a view of the entire city.
Thank very much for viewing.
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pajaran (49662) 2012-05-30 23:04
Dobro jutro, gospodine.
Vrlo interesantan i dobar tekst sa datim apodacima ...
Lepo mesto i trenutak sa refleksima na vodi.
Dobar trenutak snimka, ostrina, kontrast, perspektiva i prikaz lepim bojama.
Dobar rad i kompozicija, moje cestitke.
Lepo mesto za setnju i ribolov.
Dobar tekst sa datim podacima o upotrebljenoj tehnici i elementima snimka.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje.
Zeer interessant en een goede tekst met een bepaalde Apodaca ...
Mooie plek en een moment van reflectie op het water.
Een goed moment opname, scherpte, contrast, perspectief en mooie kleuren.
Goed werk en samenstelling, mijn felicitaties.
Mooie plek om te wandelen en vissen.
Goede tekst de gegeven gegevens van de gebruikte techniek en elementen van het beeld.
Heb een leuke en geslaagde dag, al de beste.
Good morning, sir.
Very interesting and good text with a given Apodaca ...
Nice place and a moment of reflection on the water.
A good moment shot, sharpness, contrast, perspective view and beautiful colors.
Good work and composition, my congratulations.
Nice place for hiking and fishing.
Good text with the given data for the used technique and elements of the image.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best.
Hanssie (10375) 2012-05-30 23:05
What an amazing piece of nature and what a clear and colourful photo from you, my dearest friend from Belgium:-))
besnard (52487) 2012-05-30 23:08
Une image printanière de qualité. Les couleurs sont au top, une grande sérénité se dégage du paysage.
Merci pour le partage et bonne journée.
GREGG (7888) 2012-05-30 23:22
Hello John,a nice idyllic picture
well routed composition
the river that leads deep into the frame where you can see the red roofs of houses,
contrasting with the vigorously green nature
as usual technical aspect
and note is super,
dta (64142) 2012-05-30 23:38
Bonjour John ,
Un joli coin de nature à la verdure toute printanière . Les reflets sont magnifiques . La composition est particulièrement réussie , avec cette diagonale d'herbe au prmeier plan , et les arbres qui penchent .
mohammad_H (8919) 2012-05-31 0:29
بله.انعکاس درختان در اب تعریفی زیبا و جامع به عکس شما
رو دخانه و چمن اطراف به زیبایی ان افزوده اند
یک عکس بینظیر با این ترکیب زیبا
وضوح و نور مناسب و عالی
روز خوبی داشته باشید
Yes. Reflection of trees in water, and a comprehensive definition to your photos
We have added to the beauty of the river and surrounding grass
This combined with a unique, beautiful
Excellent clarity and good light
Have a nice day
lgir (6843) 2012-05-31 0:31
nice composition on a very pleasant landscape where color and brightness are excellent rendering.
Very good work
Royaldevon (27585) 2012-05-31 0:46
Good Morning John,
You paint an inspiring picture of Sluis, in your notes, a place that is new to me - oh, I must travel more!
Your photograph is full of spring vibrance. The greens look so young and fresh.
Your pov uses the canal to great advantage as it enters in the corner and leads to a strong disappearing point. The f/g triangle of grass anchors the shot well.
The arching trees appear to be studying their own, accurate reflections - who is the fairest one of all!
Have a lovely day,
serp2000 (38838) 2012-05-31 1:25
I just get accustomed, that every your post is a culture sensation on the TE.
Excellent one! Superb saturation, perfect sharpness.
Greetings from sunny warm Ural,
tedesse (25047) 2012-05-31 1:26
Magnificent views of the surrounding area Sluis. The wonderful colors of spring, beautiful light, perfect sharpness.
Have a nice day
yquem46 (38382) 2012-05-31 1:54
A simple landscape with your usual care for quality
Have a nice day, best regards
Zolive (5935) 2012-05-31 2:14
Magnifique reflet sur cette eau d'un calme extraordinaire. La composition est excellente avec cette rivière qui porte notre regard jusqu'à l'arrière plan. Des couleurs superbes. Félicitations.
dkmurphys (47690) 2012-05-31 3:06
Splendid atmosphere and lovely colors of the canal. I like this capture like an Impressionism painture.
Enjoy a fine day.
timecapturer (46517) 2012-05-31 3:22
love this! It is a vision in blue and green. Such wonderful sweeping lines and immaculate detailing. A top quality image and presesntation. Superb!
Regards - Brian.
alpi1500 (1518) 2012-05-31 4:02
Very nice reflections and good colors.
Have a nice day.
jacquest (18403) 2012-05-31 4:09
This is a lovely image with the bent trees seeming to salute the canal. The reflections are perfect under a good light and the sharpess is remarquable.
Yassou (466) 2012-05-31 4:35
Très belle image paisible avec de belles couleurs. Calme et sérénité sont au rendez-vous.
cornejo (29349) 2012-05-31 5:02
Hello John, very good photo of this nice view of a charming canal with trees reflected very well composed and framed, with clarity, depth, good color and light. Excellent and lovely job very well done, congratulations my friend. Tfs.
Good afternoon and happy weekend.
Best regards and best wishes.
Nicou (118150) 2012-05-31 5:27
grandisoe cpatage et iamge sueprbe vue et compo quel arbres et cet effet comme il penchent et le reflet sur le bleu pur de l'eau fantastqiue captage et ensemble.
Bravo et amitié
npecanhuk (62544) 2012-05-31 5:47
Beautiful and lovely place!
Attractive, pleasant-looking and peaceful-looking picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, contrasts, horizontal format, black & white borders and composition with reflections on the water mirror are all excellent photo qualities!
TFS - congrats,
GiovanniG (2471) 2012-05-31 6:08
Love the water shot!
What a wonderful picture, indeed a photographers delight. Superb saturated and rich tonality with wonderful detail and POV! Wow!
nilotpal_patra (1684) 2012-05-31 6:41
It is realy, realy a Wonderful Picture of Nature. Nice Frame. Nice colour, contrast and sharpness. Excellent shot. Nice POV. TFS.
sacimar (25975) 2012-05-31 6:45
this is another excellent image with an interesting view, I like the tilt trees and their reflection, the light and colors are very nice, well seen,
TopGeo (38192) 2012-05-31 6:51
Hello John,a composition with the river and nice idyllic picture very impressive photo, very atmospheric, with a beautiful peaceful feeling! Technically ! Great composition and framing, outstanding light management, wonderful colours! Top quality photo! Congratulations!
fds (7502) 2012-05-31 8:16
dear friend i love very much this very beautiful picture with fantastic location and very great satured colors and perfect light and scharpnees
Alco (6758) 2012-05-31 8:21
Like me you are in the reflections today.Your composition is magnificent.I particularly like the reflections of those big leaning trees.The nature at its best with all these beautiful natural colors.Very well done.
eldancer1 (26092) 2012-05-31 9:00
So peaceful and beautiful! Nicely captured with good lighting and wonderful colors. Great pov and dof with sharp details even the reflections. Well done, tfs.
ikeharel (54195) 2012-05-31 9:07
Good evening John,
An incredible reflection along the river, taken underr bright and clear-air day. the enhanced saturation gave the contrast a big boost, to show this magnificent place.
JFS (32459) 2012-05-31 9:08
NICE REFLECTIONS AND NICE NATURE ALL TOGETHER MAKES A DELIGHTFUL IMAGE. CRYSTAL CLEAR SHOT AND WONDERFUL SENSE OF TRANQUILITY.
Kielia (23013) 2012-05-31 9:20
this is really another great impression with a wonderful atmosphere and very beautiful reflections. The fresh colors and the wonderful light are very pleasing. Another very successful approach on one of these interesting canals, my compliments!
tyro (19288) 2012-05-31 9:53
A fascinating note and a beautiful photograph with which to illustrate it!
The composition of this picture is lovely and also very peaceful. The lighting is superb and the reflections on the calm water are beautiful. The colours in the whole photograph are clear and vibrant, the exposure perfect and the sharpness exquisite.
pierrefonds (55716) 2012-05-31 11:08
The reflections on the water are assets to the composition. The distance between the two shores is giving depth to the scene. «the point of view is showing the details and colors of the scenery. The morning light is embellishing the colors. Have a nice day.
Bluejeans (64247) 2012-05-31 11:16
Ola John ,
Um lindo reflexo ao longo desta margem deste canal , um belo lugar para passear e tirar umas fotos, bom contraste verde azul, boa profundidade de foto, parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
siudzi (32829) 2012-05-31 12:19
Another great shot taken in this beautiful place. Like the way you photographed the view with an excellent saturation and light control. A lovely image. TFS.
bukitgolfb301 (34932) 2012-05-31 18:10
Hi dear John
Another marvelous shot. I will ahve a sigh again.
Perfect framewwork and complete composition.
Deep exposure have made so clear and sharp image indeed. Thanks for your sharing with nice job and have a good day!
Many thanks and best regards,
Takero, from muggy Tokyo
Sonata11 (33203) 2012-05-31 21:35
what a spectacular view, amazing reflection. This is an impressive and beautiful composition. Fabulous colors, perfect sharpness, light. Stunningly beautiful photo. I like it very much so. Congratulation for great work. Thanks for sharing.
All the best,
edge (6070) 2012-05-31 21:37
Hello John, Another fine shot of these trees and the brook. Beautiful composition and it has all of the ingredients of a wonderful landscape. Green trees and blue waters. Fine job. REgards, Roger
jjcordier (74554) 2012-05-31 21:56
Remarquable photo de paysage avec une lumière splendide lui donnant de superbes couleurs. Excellente composition.
baddori (19195) 2012-05-31 22:42
Un bellissimo luogo , una splendida riproduzione e costruzione .
Il riflesso sul lago, con grande contrasto che evidenzia i fiori bianchi.
Bel tiro e grande lavoro .
jlbrthnn (79791) 2012-06-01 2:15
The light and colors are of outstanding quality. The point of view and framing are artfully chosen. A composition and landscapes, beautiful. Congratulations.
Have a nice day
ChrisJ (95174) 2012-06-01 8:22
I like the arrow shaped rows of v's formed by the perfectly symmetrical mirror like reflections of the trees. Good sharpness, density, colour & saturation. The yellow green foliage contrasts superbly against the deep blue sky. Have a fantastic weekend!
SWEETFREEDOM (22000) 2012-06-01 9:34
another good picture of this place, you had a great light and colors. the reflections are beautiful. i like it very much
AliMoein (780) 2012-06-01 11:31
Very beautiful landscape photo
It has an excellent exposure and DOF
Very nice and lovely colors
All the best
Budapestman (82620) 2012-06-01 14:31
an amazing photo with picturesque atmosphere, the reflection is beautiful, splendid colours and lights, the realization is excellent as usual, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
siamesa (27733) 2012-06-01 16:28
Boa noite John
The trees and its reflections make a splendid composition. Colors, sharpness and point of view are perfects.
mesutilgim (81392) 2012-06-02 0:47
Hello dear John,
Those sceneries are going to get your "trademark" !
Even without looking at the name I can say, this is my dear friend John !
Again a capture with perfect pov and perfect pictorial geometry.
TFS and have a nice weekend
danos (84367) 2012-06-02 3:55
Good morning John,
nice the view as the presentation of the canal with the reflections of the high trees to create a beautiful optical effect.
The brilliant light of the day,enhance the vivid colours making the image more effective and adorable.
Have a great weekend,Danos
abmdsudi (41266) 2012-06-02 4:38
A scenic and tranquil river view in subtle light and colors. Finely composed with those lovely lush greenery filling the frame effectively. A charming spot so well rendered and wonderful reflection as well, Congrats, TFS
josepmarin (57627) 2012-06-02 11:56
this composition is a real symphony of beautiful colors, in the middle of a spectacular natural landscape, which you offer us by means of a very elegant and very effective composition graphically.
The reflections of these majestic trees on the water add a great aesthetic complement to your superb photo.
It's a good work, my friend.
Buin (42262) 2012-06-02 12:54
Your photo emanates a wonderful atmosphere and this sceney is a reall feast for the eyes - and for soul! This sky, this mirror of the water surface, all this green - a simply gorgeous symphony ... and for me a favourite!
Greetings from again cooler Westphalia!
Have a nice Sunday!
Graal (95986) 2012-06-02 23:52
nice spring image here. Fine colours and reflections. I like the peaceful mood also. Pleasant place near by nature. Good photowork.
Have a nice day.
Fis2 (83220) 2012-06-03 3:18
Wonderful landscape, beautiful place.
I like frame and colors.
Reflection add savor of photo.
kato (11630) 2012-06-03 6:08
You're capturing well this beautiful nature scene by a good composition and excellent tone/clarity, so it's impressive to see the spring landscape with rich greenery and calm canal. It's interesting in trees inclined with a slouch, too. And, the pretty white flower in this side draw out a good effect as well as the reflection projected to the canal.
Have a nice day.
chrisvek (7001) 2012-06-03 6:10
Very wonderful shoot with superb details.I like very much the reflections on the water.Very nice colors,lightning and saturation.Perfect frame and POV.Well done!
jmdias (53535) 2012-06-03 8:45
marvelous hues of green against this blue sky. perfect details of this beautiful rural landscape. marvelous job. TFS.
Silvio1953 (118290) 2012-06-03 10:43
Ciao John, great view of fascinating place, lovely composition with fantastic reflections, excellent clarity, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
jemaflor (82098) 2012-06-03 12:09
So lovely brightness on your shot, beautiful landscape well framed with reflections on water, tfs.
dip (23528) 2012-06-03 13:15
wonderful scenery with amazing green and blue tones,
the reflections seem fantastic,very well captured,
raszid62 (18583) 2012-06-03 14:35
You present a really beautiful and idyllic Dutch and Belgian countryside. This is wonderfully quiet channel is shown with a slightly curved over the trees of spring leaves. Wonderful colors and perfect quality photograph.
papagolf21 (84048) 2012-06-04 1:55
Bonjour, cher ami John,
Le charme opère merveilleusement à travers ce canal bordé d'arbres joliment feuillus se mirant délicieusement dans ces eaux calmes.
Le spectacle est de qualité (mais, cela, ce n'est pas nouveau, et je m'en réjouis).
carlo62 (29453) 2012-06-04 4:53
la bella nota contrasta con la foto, si parla di negozi e turismo, mentre l'immagine emana tranquillità e silenzio.
Gli alberi inclinati creano un riflesso particolare, sembra un'immagine speculare, con il blu del cielo che cambia nel verde del prato.
Sempre una grande qualità ed un buon occhio.
ourania (28368) 2012-06-04 6:04
this place in the outskirts of the old historic town of Sluis is very beautiful and pleasant, you are presenting it in a splendid photo with excellent depth and perspective that invite us to wander around the landscape and spend quite a long time observing the fascinating reflections in the canal. As always, lighting, sharpness and clarity are perfect, the range of textures and colours included in this lovely frame is extraordinary. It's amazing that this view is relaxing and invigorating at the same time. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best,
berek (35480) 2012-06-04 9:07
Another wonderful nature picture. I love reflections with clear weather. Well framed picture.
Have a great week.
chrislo (4151) 2012-06-04 10:50
Prachtige foto van een erg mooi stukje natuur met mooie fraaie kleuren en dieptewerking. De gebogen bomen laten zien dat het hier wel heel hard moet waaien. Er heerst een rustige landelijke sfeer met al dat groen waardoor je even kunt ontsnappen aan de hectische drukte van het dagelijks leven. Met dat stralende weer kreeg je heldere en perfecte weerspiegelingen in het stille diepblauwe water dat het perspectief nog versterkt. De bocht van de vaart leidt ons naar de huisjes in de verte. Dat moet zeker een paradijs voor wielertoeristen zijn.
Een tijdloos plaatje weer schitterend gedaan.
Schnappilic (9686) 2012-06-04 11:44
Congratulations for this beautiful picture. It seems to be like a painting. I like the framing, colors and perfect sharpness. A charming result as always.
ybx (251) 2012-06-04 13:08
a wonderful image of a peaceful place. Very lovely green tones and very pleasant effect of the crooked trees reflected in the water.
Optimal pov, exposure, wb and sharpness.
Very interesting note about Sluis.
Very well done.
Best regards & ciao
wolf38 (31068) 2012-06-04 21:33
Hi John. Another photo of the beautiful dutch landscape. Water, trees, blue skies and fresh greens. Everything fits together perfectly here. Very nice. Rgds, Wolfgang.
Hansaphotos (6541) 2012-06-05 2:59
A nice composition with few but very attractive colours. It has such a calm and peaceful feel to it. Very good effect of the reflections in the deep blue coloured water. Beautiful work:) TFS. Have a nice day.
Best regards, Erling
Janusz1974 (2814) 2012-06-05 4:14
A beautiful photo with wonderful colours & very nice light, great reflection on the water & a superb POV using the natural surroundings to assist the framing.
aliabazari (13287) 2012-06-05 10:26
L'inscription est très belle avec un bon éclairage et la composition excellente.
En ce qui concerne
agulberk (3794) 2012-06-05 13:33
Merhaba dear John.
Wonderful captured of spring trees which have fresh green leafs at the side of blue calm lake and perfect reflections of the beautiful trees and nice blue color of the sky on the water of lake. High quality of composition and masterly presentation too.
Selam,saygı ve sevgiler
ciakgiak (30407) 2012-06-05 14:04
It's a great pleasure for me to see and to comment this splendid image.
The composition is as usual perfect, the colors are gorgeous and perfectly saturated.
I also like the light and the superb quality, but, obviously, the reflections are the great addiction. Congratulations and TFS.
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2012-06-05 18:59
A very picturesque image showing the canal leading to the village at the other end. The canal is nicely lined with beautiful trees. The water is so calm and clean and the reflections are very clear and beautiful. Like the way the blues and greens dominating the image.
Angshu (55035) 2012-06-05 21:35
A fine diagonal with the contrast between the blue water reflecting the sky like a mirror & the green of the trees. The yellow flowers at the top corner looks radiant! Good work!
adramad (36297) 2012-06-06 7:27
Wonderful this beautiful corner, where these large trees provide a magnificent vision, with the bottom of the beautiful sky, their reflections in the channel are superb, perfect this side of the channel with the young grass, dotted with some wild flowers, no doubt an idyllic landscape , captured masterfully with your refined technique.
Great job, I love it.
Have a great evening.
PecoBud (3824) 2012-06-06 14:40
John, wow, beautiful photo presentation with such clear and perfect colors and reflections off the water. Superb DOF and your POV is well thought out. Excellent light management and the angle of this shot is fantastic for sure, great job here John, Bravo!!
TFS.........Your Friend from California..........Buddy
Morteza_E (879) 2012-06-06 18:21
This picture is very beautiful and spectacular. Color and composition are very good.
All is good.
clic (14596) 2012-06-11 16:49
Bowing trees towards those pristine waters as a mark of gratitude for the provided nectar that makes them grow so beautifully or are they simply gazing at thier own reflexions?!
Anyway, they compose with the tall grasses at foreground an appealing bucolic scenery.
mirosu (12754) 2012-06-12 4:58
Hi John, this is fantastic nature-man hand interaction image. Superbly captured in my opinion. The reflections in the absolutely quiet water are amazing and make the scene really marvelous. I like also the composition with the river winding through the frame. Excellent work.!!!!
willperrett (6408) 2012-06-14 14:23
Charming rustic scene, and a classic composition, featuring a bend in the river. The trees leaning across the frame add an extra dimension: the diagonals are working against the predominant horizontals. Good work.
anokutan (15097) 2012-06-16 9:33
Splendid atmosphere and lovely colors of the canal.I like this capture.
TRB (13709) 2012-07-01 8:49
Reflections is excellent.
Sharpness, colors and very nice framing.
coolravi19 (549) 2012-07-07 6:11
Another amazing shot ....The reflection of trees in water is so serene & makes the image looks so beautiful
Excellent balance of color saturation & light
PaulVDV (21165) 2012-07-12 13:53
Een prachtige, rustige foto van een idyllische plaats aan de waterkant.
Heel mooi met de overhangende bomen en hun weerspiegelingen in het water.
Een haarscherpe foto met prachtige blauwe-groene contrasten.
Vele groeten, Paul
COSTANTINO (52832) 2012-07-16 4:21
the title is very suitable
a shot full of green color,
pleasant landscape full
of vivid colors
freshness and ligthness
quovadis (960) 2012-10-01 18:07
Hi John !
Hmm, your camera is capable of producing blue/green images...!
Great, let me know where I can get one of those, please:)
Yes, there are still places where the modern world, created by humans, blends well with the nature. Yet, the new world order within its own doctrine of civilization seems to be rotten to its very roots, in contrary to the amazing, perfectly created world by the Master Creator of the entire universe.
A lovely presentation indeed ! Tfs.
elenimavrandoni (14241) 2013-02-22 12:35
Hello John, beautiful natural picture like a painting, with the trees leaning forward paying their respects to the existence of the clear water, using it as a mirror to reflect their undisputable natural beauty in a magnificent way!
all the best always,
Indrasish (2833) 2013-07-06 1:07
Great shot by you.. You took this shot maintaining a good composition.. Nice colors and superb image quality too.. Nice reflection in the water.. Fg and bg are awesome.. Great job..
Have a nice day and wish you all the best,
fabbs99 (16147) 2013-09-06 19:38
Nice shot of the water reflections. Nice image, sharp with good details, well saturated colors and nice composition. Well done.
NorthernLight (1891) 2013-09-26 8:58
what a great picture. A wonderful atmosphere and beautiful colors. A real pleasure for the eyes.
Reflections are also a favorite theme of mine and I am always happy to see good photographs of refections made by other photographers. Your picture is one of them.
Very well done!
- Copyright: John Maenhout (jhm) (136708)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-05-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 5 D Mark II, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 LII USM, Sandisk EXT.III4GB, B+W 82mm 010 UV-Haze
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/250 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-05-30 22:57
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