Beautiful channel view from the Amsterdam for you.
I think you like it.
Have a nice day.
Seaport and principal city of the western Netherlands, in Noord-Holland (North Holland) Province, on the IJ (an arm of the IJsselmeer), near The Hague. Amsterdam is the country's constitutional capital; the real seat of government, however, is in The Hague. Amsterdam is divided by more than 80 km of canals into about 90 islands joined by about 400 bridges. Almost the entire city rests on a foundation of piles driven through peat and sand to a firm substratum of clay
Amsterdam, chartered as a city in 1300, became a member of the Hanseatic League in 1369. In the 17th century, after the successful conclusion of the Dutch wars for independence from Spain, Amsterdam became the chief commercial center of northern Europe. The city held this position until the late 18th century, when trade declined as a result of the silting of the Zuider Zee and the British blockade before and during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). In 1810 Napoleon incorporated the Netherlands into the French Empire. After his downfall the Netherlands regained its independence and the seat of government was moved to The Hague. In the latter part of the 19th century, commercial activities revived with the opening of the North Sea and North Holland canals. During World War II (1939-1945), Amsterdam was occupied by the German army for five years. The people suffered great hardship and the port was badly damaged, but it has since been rebuilt and improved.
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sabyasachi1212 (19779) 2006-09-15 1:02
Thanks for sharing this beautiful view of Amsterdam. I guess you took this from a bridge. Lacking a bit of sharpness IMO but not too much of a problem.
With Greetings from India
robertosalguero (288) 2006-09-15 1:06
Burak this picture seem a little tilted to the left. Nevertheless I like it. The scene displayed is very nice. The colours are good. Nice compo :-)
ALIRIZA (16423) 2006-09-15 3:06
Merhaba Burak Abi,
Değişik bir bakış açısıyla hoş bir şehir manzarası. Sararmaya başlamış yapraklarla sonbaharı getirmeye başlamışsınız. Ellerinize sağlık. İyi çalışmalar, iyi hafta sonları.
Selam ve saygılar...
ChrisJ (117741) 2006-09-15 4:11
I like the diminishing linear perspective, subtle color contrast of blue & yellow, & nice reflections in the canal. Well done!
pablominto (53746) 2006-09-15 4:15
Autumn in Amsterdam well depicted!
Soon we'll see colours like this again, with fine photo opportunities...
Interesting point og view, it is almost like being onboard that barge...
The low sun adds to the beauty of the place!
chrisnet (23062) 2006-09-15 4:19
Autumn colors are superb,I like this atmosphere and this scene very well composed.The boat in the foreground is very well seen.
sufi (9588) 2006-09-15 4:36
Yine harika bir bakis acisi ve derinlik... Sonbahar renkleri, yumusak IsIk ve detaylar harika... Insanin ruhuna dinginlik veren bir kompozisyon...
hay_kes (31439) 2006-09-15 5:43
Merhaba Burak Bey,
Mükemmel bir bakış açısı, perspektif etkisi çok yüksek bir kare.Renkler ve kompozisyon harika.elinize, gözünüze sağlık.
İyi hafta sonları.
cunejo200 (7281) 2006-09-15 8:19
A scenic autumn view of Amsterdam. Good composition highlighted by the curving river and the boats. Best wishes. Danilo
papagolf21 (109194) 2006-09-15 8:40
Bonjour, mon ami Burak,
Promenade sur l'un des canaux d'Amsterdam ; comme il doit être agréable de pouvoir admirer la ville en prenant le temps de regarder, de détailler l'architecture, tout cela en douceur.
Une prise de vue qui donne envie.
efigesta (12188) 2006-09-15 10:11
Hi my friend
nice shot here great colors and a perfect pov
kermit350 (9016) 2006-09-15 18:33
Hello Burak, a beautiful postcard of Amsterdam, with, as you say it in your note, all the ingredients which make the characteristic of this city, I like your composition with the boat positioned just where it is necessary, an image of a great quality with regard to the colors and clearness, the range in the sky gives a very good depth, sincerely
Kenny10pin (19301) 2006-09-15 20:28
very nice angle here, I like the way you took this one, very well seen
cengiz (3593) 2006-09-16 6:27
yeni makinanin performansini goremedik birturlu
yas_ank (6) 2006-09-17 21:26
Selamlar Burak abi.
Perspektif içeren fotoğrafları seviyorum, güzel bir kare olmuş.
Ellerinize ve yüreğinize sağlık.
sergio1 (12152) 2006-09-18 5:31
Typical shot to Amsterdam and canal. I like the perspective and compo. Good details and depth
Lynette (1615) 2006-09-18 6:37
Hi my friend
A nice composed shot of the canal with the boats on one side . great autumn colors and a wonderful pov.
Gerrit (52283) 2006-09-19 14:37
thanks for the fine portrait of my city.
On the left side is the sportschool where my son goes to his karate-classes. A familiair sight for me.
But a good one
pranab (5354) 2006-09-24 15:34
you have used the light so brilliantly to bring out the warmth of fall color and teh details are great too.the man on the small boat makes all the difference in this conmposition.
izler (8) 2006-09-25 11:47
gormek istedigim yerlerden biri olan bu sehirde sanki kanalda tekne turuna cikmis gibi hissettim. cok hos bir perspektif. isigin kullanimi, bakis noktasi, renkler guzelce kadrajlanmis
Miguel82 (27752) 2014-08-31 6:16
Superb picture showibg navigation on Amsterdam canals Burak, car parkings are installed on both side, the vehicles are parked under big trees, greetings
jmdias (68615) 2016-01-17 12:08
I liked the way you presented this boat opening the canal. nice details.
- Copyright: Burak Erek (berek) (50508)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-10-15
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Sigma 24-70mm 1:2.8 EX DG
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2006-09-14 23:32