Sils is a small village in upper Engadin valley, the canal shown here runs between Sils and Silvaplana lakes. Morning light, 16mm focal length ISO 100.
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leonorkuhn (16235) 2007-03-01 20:55
Gorgeous place! The sky is great with the clouds in flakes. Excellent autumn colors, light and reflection. Great perspective.
jonathan_hart (21274) 2007-03-01 21:08
nice composition, the landscape is wonderful, great colors and sharpness !
Greg1949 (9011) 2007-03-01 21:15
Very nice, it is all done perfectly or nearly so.
daddo (22670) 2007-03-01 21:18
Hi Tan. I do love the colours in your work and this shot is no exception. It's a rich tapestry of reds, orange, yellows, blue, silver...The composition captures the wide spaces and the immensity of the mountain ranges. Beautiful morning light. Great -as usual.Regards. Klaudio.
tico_tic (395) 2007-03-01 21:25
fuh! i love this shot, the colors are great, the contrast between the sky and the earth is interesting the sharpness. i can say that everything is excellent. great momment!
GottaCarpeDiem (190) 2007-03-01 21:30
Hi Tan, This picture is postcard perfect!
Very rich colours accenting the beautiful landscape!
*** Ursula ***
siolaw (38050) 2007-03-01 21:34
Well... what to say!!!?? That is another spectacular landscape photos of yours... the reflection filled river provides a strong FG... and the short focal lens effect is superb... color tones and textures are excellent... simply amazing...
Cormac (26545) 2007-03-01 22:05
Great image! This is perfectly composed, with the diagonal making a good reflection as well as leading the way toward the town and the tower. Great light too, and that tower really makes the shot. Excellent!
sarahnatalie (695) 2007-03-01 22:13
This is absolutely gorgeous!! I don't know what to say- everything seems perfect to me- nice sharpness, POV, colours, and beautiful place!
singuanti (15250) 2007-03-01 22:27
Hi Tan. If I were you I would have posted that 5 minutes after I took it! :) That's a stunning shot with perfect composition, saturation, contrast and DOF. The sky helps take this to a different level. Wonderful shot Tan.
bakes888 (18499) 2007-03-01 23:30
Hi Tan. You have excelled yourself here. Great photo. Beautiful composition with excellent leading lines and diagonals. I particularly like the sky you have captured in this shot and the way it repeats in the reflection. Thanks for sharing.
PixelTerror (0) 2007-03-02 0:01
Bun Di Captain,
State of the art 10-22 photo where your angle maximizes the wide angle dynamism and the autumn colors add contrasting warm touches, needless to say I like such pictures very much !
fayeulle (27827) 2007-03-02 0:31
Yhe sky is really amazing in this shot. More, the reflection is incrédible. Combinated with this warm autumn colors you got a great shot
Ann75 (0) 2007-03-02 0:33
Great shot with so many beautiful elements. I love the reflection in the water, the lighting is amazing, the colours are beautiful and to top it off you have a wonderful sky! Great work and great quality, Tan!
DarkoG (8) 2007-03-02 1:18
Beautiful photo. Fantastic sky. Excellent diagonal composition bring dynamic to this fine landscape. ANd above all reflections are superb.
jjcordier (73326) 2007-03-02 1:27
Une image somptueuse, superbement composée. Les reflets et le ciel sont magnifiques, les couleurs splendides et la qualité d'image exceptionnelle. Une réussite totale, Tan!
ribeiroantonio (22637) 2007-03-02 2:00
This is what I call an excellent sky. And the reflection is nothing less than excellent as too. Your picture is simply perfect, with superb colours and a terrific POV. Well done.
berek (33581) 2007-03-02 2:17
muhteşem derinlik ve manzara . yansımalar innaılmaz. ellerine sağlık. selam
Elaine_Blath (8509) 2007-03-02 2:39
perfect atmosphere of a Swiss town, really...the sky, colours, compo...everything just right...
Take care, Ivana
ktanska (24144) 2007-03-02 2:55
One more brilliantly saturated autumn colours shot from up there. Reflection of the church is just on the right place. Direction of light is optimal.
desman (2220) 2007-03-02 3:12
j'aurai aime y être et m'y promener, c'est magnifique.
je n'arrive pas à reconnaître ce qui surnage dans l'eau. Quoi que ce soit, je trouve que ça fait un peu tache et l'aurai effacé. Tant que j'y suis dans les critiques, le ciel m'apparaît également un peu étriqué.
suhan (3552) 2007-03-02 3:33
delkoo (68) 2007-03-02 3:33
stunning shot, i am completly stunned by this photograph, the quality of reflections reach a hight level,
great great composition,deep perspective and inIncredible colours.
sleon (9402) 2007-03-02 3:43
A spectacular wide angle shot, full of depth and glowing with autumn colours and light. The compo shows a lovely perspective along the canal, and the sky and its reflections really make this a stunner.
ALIRIZA (16423) 2007-03-02 3:45
Excellent autumn scene with natural colours. I like diagonal composition, sharpness and reflection a lot. Well done my friend...
Have a nice weekend...
crettaz (2767) 2007-03-02 3:47
Extraordinary compo !!
realy excellent, i like it so much. The colors are amazing, and the reflexion in the water to
recepyuksel (17808) 2007-03-02 4:02
güzel ötesi bir manzara,
kadraja alınan her figür tam olması gereken yerde, tebrikler ve teşekkürler...
ChrisJ (94802) 2007-03-02 4:09
Wonderful reflections in the diagonal canal, which also adds good linear perspective. Impressive sharpness & colour. Tfs!
clnaef (6289) 2007-03-02 4:23
Magnifique perspective bien rehaussée par de belles couleurs !
cimcim (3712) 2007-03-02 4:48
Senin yeni fotoğraf eklediğin mesajını alınca ne kadar güzel bir fotoğraf eklediğini tahmin edebiliyorum ve hemen TE'yi açıyorum, beklediğim gibi güzellikle karşılaşıyorum!
Yine çok güzel, yine büyüleyici....
Özellikle bulutların hareketi ve sonbahar renkleri harika!
bibiweb (8) 2007-03-02 5:01
Looks like you had some 10mm fun here! :o)
This is a perfect Swiss postcard (nothing negative in the word 'postcard') with beuatiful autumn colors and a wonderful sky filled with those fluffy little clouds. The still water also enabled you to cath this wonderful reflection of the church's belfry. Just perfect!
dkeus31 (27735) 2007-03-02 5:47
Superb image of one of the beautifullest villages I have visited.
The fall colors and the sky makes it to a winner.
rbcy1974 (20758) 2007-03-02 6:09
THis is picture postcard europe at its best
great landscape, light couldnt be better, great sharpness throughout and excellent use of the canal to give perspective
Gerrit (44209) 2007-03-02 6:11
this is a absolute topshot. One of the best I've seen here.
Congratulations and give us more.
wolf38 (30316) 2007-03-02 6:17
Hello Tan. An unusually beautiful and well composed picture. Nearly a painting. It makes joy to regard this unforgettable picture. Simply perfectly. Best regards, Wolfgang.
sergio1 (12152) 2007-03-02 8:08
Lovely reflex picture and well composed. Magnific light control and sharpness.
John_F_Kennedy (42042) 2007-03-02 8:31
A very stunning photo of a beautiful landscape. The light and colours are awesome! Excellent done - the picture is a dream
France (125) 2007-03-02 11:07
Beautiful composition ! Colors are great and the sky texture is very interesting, well sharp too. Cheers,
john_c (24662) 2007-03-02 11:11
All of your shot posted thus far from Switzerland in the autumn are outstanding. Here the angled perspective works so well, with fine reflections and good proportions of water, foreground bank and sky. The tower is bathed in warm light and all about the glow of a crisp clear autumn imbues the scene. A first rate capture.
Paolo (41222) 2007-03-02 11:24
Hi Tan, great shot, using the reflection as main point and with wonderful autumnal colours on the trees and the grass.
excellent POV, quality and light.
gilou530 (34) 2007-03-02 11:59
une grande photo aux couleurs toujours aussi bien saturées au dosage subtil, un cadrage des plus beaux avec ces reflets dans l'eau magnifique,bravo
Tracker (1942) 2007-03-02 12:34
I like you composition with canal on he foreground and mountains on the backgrouns. Wonderful weather conditions and fantastic clouds!
kevinos (7385) 2007-03-02 12:58
This has a wonderful painterly quality, Tan. The perspective has a perfect quality that is almost impossible to achieve in photography. I suspect that you must do a great deal of planning before you make such an image. Regards Kevin
Didi (55065) 2007-03-02 13:06
Very interesting perspective on the canal.
A good composition surrounded by autumnal colours.
Very nice 3/4 back lights who gives a nice relief in the landscape.
dokadak (11518) 2007-03-02 15:42
Mukemmel renk, harika kompozisyon ve o kompozisyona titiz bir mimar gibi yerlestirdigin nesneler... Harika ellerine saglik
VeeJayCee (2410) 2007-03-02 17:04
Super composition Tan. The colours contrast and sharpness are also excellent. A wonderful scene. If you print this then maybe clone out the branches bottom left.
Philippe (11836) 2007-03-02 17:10
Hi, Tan. A very good composition with the stream flowing in a digoanl line into the picture. The reflections in the water are very nice and the autumn colours are splendid.
Stan (2770) 2007-03-02 18:00
Great shot! I like pastel colors and reflection in the canal. Beautiful light.
Very well done!
stego (22866) 2007-03-02 19:25
As usual, I don't know what to write, as I think it is absolutely fabulous and perfect.
worldcitizen (6483) 2007-03-02 19:56
Wow! This photo has so many great elements: the morning light, the wonderful patterned sky, the clear reflection in the canal. I like the view of the town and the mountains behind it. Really beautiful view!
carper (96) 2007-03-03 7:20
a very nice shot Tan,
I know for sure with a little cropping and photoshop you can made it perfect, but thats personal, the view is good, the reflection is good and the light is fine, good photo job here.
alvaraalto (5717) 2007-03-03 16:30
This picture is really of an amazing beauty. Everything is perfect!
The reflection, the composition, the beautiful pastel colours in the mountains and the clear colours in the church and trees and as finish in touch the lovely sheep clouds.
Tue (26242) 2007-03-03 18:14
Beautiful view of this village. The autumnal colours are fantastic and I love the reflections in the water. Also the clouds look wonderful. A very good photo, thanks for sharing!
balatrek (7447) 2007-03-04 10:26
Beautiful landscape, I like the composition, the diagonal that draws up the river is perfect and their reflections are incredible, the clouds are the perfect complement for this work, the light and the colours are well balanced and create a fantastic Autumnal atmosphere. Great shot!
jeanguy (686) 2007-03-04 10:47
Hello Tan, i just don't know what to say. It's close to perfect : colours, reflexion, framing.. Great work.
peter1892 (1681) 2007-03-04 17:22
Hi Tan - excellent shot. The sky is great, and it's reflection on the river is good too. The colours are really pleasnt, nice autunmal tones everywhere.
gemlik (983) 2007-03-04 22:04
WOOW!! it's a Great!!!
Excellent composition, Beautiful landscape, The colors and sharpness superb!Congratulations.
AROBN54 (11471) 2007-03-04 22:07
Oh, my gosh, Tan!! I love this shot!! Starting with those beautiful warm colors, perfect reflection, wonderful slanting light. The composition is perfect. Wow. Just a magnificent shot all around. Just superb. Best wishes,
.. Hey, Tan. I just came across this photo again and started to go on and on and on. Then I realized. I had already critiqued it that way before..LOL I am in awe. S.
Stepan (27210) 2007-03-05 2:27
That's typical from the Alps but it's so well captured. You were lucky with that sky and that reflection. Heady and lovely. Great shot.
Angshu (54759) 2007-03-05 3:57
Amazing perspective, not your usual high POV..Love the diagonal of the canal & the reflections especially of the church steeple. The light is wonderful & creates these wonderful colours.
anesugur (18789) 2007-03-05 7:48
Çok, ama çok güzel bir manzara daha.
Söylenecek söz yok.
Tebrikler. ve teşekkürler. Uğur
barni (15747) 2007-03-05 8:17
Très belle image.
Malgrès le ciel couvert, la luminosité reste très bonne.
Belles couleurs automnale
tonyking (1612) 2007-03-05 20:15
How are us mere mortals supposed to keep up with the incredibly high standard of your photography? I mean to say, we could smear your lens with vaseline and tie one hand behind your back and you'd probably STILL have better photos! ;)
This is a beautifully composed scene. All the elements are well placed and they balance the photo so nicely. I also love the reflection, those clouds, the beautiful, subtle colours, and the amazing amount of detail you've captured.
However you look at it, this is first class photography. Superb work, my friend.
sabyasachi1212 (19771) 2007-03-06 6:57
Your pictures are good enough for any travel magazine. Other than the snow, if you think of Switzerland this is what one would visualise. Wonderful setting.
With Greetings from India
ahmetgedikli (25432) 2007-03-06 8:08
Işığın, bulutların, yansımaların, açının mükemmel olduğu bir sonbahar manzarası... Selamlar, saygılar.
sebinho342 (19317) 2007-03-06 9:11
Another must see picture delivered by Traveler Tan, this is so beautiful, so millimetred, no seat for approximation everything is good in photographic process, exploiting light and weather conditions to their climax
KostasKon (0) 2007-03-06 12:14
Great photo, with excellent sharpness, very good colors and great POV. The sky and the reflections make the photo perfect.
jmcl (14535) 2007-03-06 21:39
The sky and reflection stunning ..
all of this frames this simple village as a wonder in a vast nature.
vero07 (1781) 2007-03-07 16:11
What a lovely landscape. I like the combination of colours and the reflection in the water.
maphoto (8082) 2007-03-07 21:07
Beautiful landscape and reflection Tan, great angle, perfect set up, well seen and done !
coco (30437) 2007-03-08 11:11
This an amazing landscape where we can enjoy not only the place, also we can see and enjoy how your technich is really good.
Well seen and thanks for sharing.
Photo65Net (43120) 2007-03-08 13:40
This one is superb, with amazing reflections.
Sky is magnificent, and so is its reflection.
Superb colors and tones, too.
devimeuxbe (58557) 2007-03-08 15:17
you galery is still beautifull. You have been everywhere and always you took the best of the landscapes.
This picture is so beautifull. Nice clouds, nice reflect, nice colors.
pboehringer (770) 2007-03-09 10:27
very remarkable descriptive photography with a wonderful 3D impression. How did you achieve that? I have the feeling that I'm standing right in the middle of this landscape and knowing the place quite well and even started walking around to get to places in the small village of Sils.
pedrocarmo (1295) 2007-03-09 16:59
This is what I call an excelent photo.
The colours are superb, the reflextions on the river are great.
Very well done
abulafia (4900) 2007-03-10 15:36
Wonderful landscape, the autumn colors are really great.
I like the reflections in the moving water and the soft clouds, it makes it look like a painting.
MIG13 (0) 2007-03-16 18:11
Hi, Tan! A wonderful landscape, with nice colours and reflections! The sky looks really special! A great composition! Well done! TFS! Regards! Miguel.
presidente (1122) 2007-03-28 18:19
Wonderful landscape 4 a perfect postcard with stunning color and an amazing atmosphere. Really good job, Andrea
plimrn (21344) 2007-03-28 18:36
This was a featured destination on the TE Homepage and I just had to comment onb this beautiful composition although I'm sure I won't be able to say anything new, given all the prior comments. I particularly like the angle at which you framed the canal, the warm low-light tones and the storm-brewing sky and its reflection in the canal. HLJ, pat
zumoduvas (2069) 2007-03-28 18:38
Excellent picture, nice composition and colors.
evanrizo (456) 2007-03-31 11:06
Wooooh,wwwoooooh and again woooh, Hi Tan, you made a marveleous image from this wonderful and very picturesque place.
It looks so wonderful, so impressive.
Lightness, colors,sharpness and depth are very nice.
Composed with the reflaction is really great.
benkrut (2407) 2007-04-07 15:56
All elements in this picture work perfectly with each other. The creek is settled well in the composition and allows the church and the clouds to make the reflection. The mountains in the background and the colours of autumn give additional mood to this scene.
Have a great Easter!
InasiaJones (31432) 2007-04-08 16:00
I was away for a while so there’s some catching up to do in your gallery...
This one is stunning! What a tremendous sky you’ve caught here, just perfect to make it double with the reflection. The surface of the water is so calm that you’ve got a real mirror to reflect this marvelous scene.
The colors are gorgeous, with red spots here and there, blending perfectly with the surrounding ocres and greens. The mountain peaks are striking.
A real brilliant composition.
saylan-cb (12738) 2007-04-11 15:13
Nefes kesici bir atmosfer...Renkler,yansıma ve bakış açınız mükemmel...
JCG (35129) 2007-04-11 16:01
Which depth in this photograph, it is extraordinary. Very beautiful panorama on this superb and picturesque landscape of Switzerland. Qualities of the image are undeniable and I appreciate in particular clearness, it is very pleasant and gives a beautiful effect of relief. The reflection is of any beauty. Cheer and thank you Tan.
With all my friendships,
keribar (43841) 2007-04-14 23:31
Incredible view, and I am speechless about the beauty, and the fact that you manage to find one after the other the prettiest spots in the world.
You are simply the king of the landscape photography masters.
Friendly regards - Izzet
toni_al (15875) 2007-04-24 17:37
Superbe paysage et très bon cadrage en diagonale, en plus un effect mirror excellent. Very nice shot
nikyniky (90) 2007-05-10 7:19
Che foto spettacolare!!!!
tehanu_f (6896) 2007-05-29 17:39
Deminden beri galerini geziyorum, bir tane bile kotu cekilmis fotograf gormedim. Butun dunyayi gezip muhtesem seyler cekmissin. Cok imrendim. Bu kadar basarili bir portfolyoyu nasil gormemisim ben. Hepsi icin tebrik ediyorum seni.
daverey (560) 2007-07-17 9:04
Fantastic photo Tan - I love the sky and the reflection.
arturo (31) 2007-10-22 3:25
it is very pretty round there...an irresistible view...cheers, arturo
MLINES (12516) 2007-11-01 0:11
Hi Tan. A remarkable composition. The details are clear and the balance is just right for a beautiful result. TFS. Murray.
Dpbours (222) 2007-11-01 0:34
Always interesting to see which pictures pop up on my start screen of TrekEarth. I don't react on those quickly, but this one is a beauty I could not pass by without any reaction. The clouds, the church, the church and the little patches of blue sky in the background all wonderfully reflected in the calm stream. Very nice work.
German74 (777) 2008-02-07 13:26
Hola Tan, hermosa foto, excelente la composición, los reflejos, tu perspectiva los tonos y colores...
Un trabajo espectacular...
Nordavind (539) 2008-02-07 13:40
mamma che figata
questa foto è semplicemente spettacolare!!
yedirenk (11244) 2008-02-07 16:28
Tan bey merhaba,resim tablosu tadında bir fotoğraf.olağanüstü bir ışık,çok iyi bir netlik,ve etkileyici sonbahar renkleri.inanılmaz zengin bir kompozisyon.çok çarpıcı.emeğinize sağlık.
pollod (0) 2009-02-16 20:11
omg! seems like a paint! i wonder how you got such detailed background with such big apperture. whatever you did, it worked very very well!
vmukherjee (612) 2009-02-16 20:29
Great shot! The colours and composition look wonderful.
marine-coeur (768) 2010-05-31 1:43
An excellent picture through out of the clouds by beautiful details and colours BRAVO TAN YILMAZ.
- Copyright: Tan Yilmaz (capthaddock) (28790)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-10-25
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon 10-22 f3.5-4.5 EFS, 77 mm circular polarizer
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/200 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2007-03-01 20:50
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