Eckernfoerde is a summer resort on the Baltic coast of Schleswig-Holstein, about 65 miles North of Hamburg and 35 South of the Danish border. Situated on the banks of the Eckernfoerde Bay, the harbour has a unique waterfront location only a short distance from the city centre. Imagine that in the 19th century this city was one of the largest fishing towns on the Baltic Sea with a huge fish-processing industry. One third of the town‘s population of 6,000 was dependent on the fishery industry. But this centuries-old industry has steadily lost importance, and today the Eckernfoerde fishing fleet consists of just a handful of boats. It is in the tourist area that the harbor is now thriving, as a result of the construction of a marina for leisure craft. Further communal structural improvements to upgrade the harbor area have been quite successful.
Tourism plays a big role in Schleswig-Holstein’s economy, especially on the coast that is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Germany. “Vacation as far as the eye can see” this motto under which Tourismus-Agency Schleswig-Holstein advertises the “land between the seas” makes some 4.5 million people to visit the country’s seaside resorts annually.
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claudeD (35967) 2014-06-19 5:07
wunderschoene Aufnahme mit herrlichen Farben und sehr gutem Bildaufbau. Schoene Soiegelungen im Wasser und das Bild ist super scharf. Was will man mehr?
Mit den besten Grüssen aus Luxemburg
besnard (55339) 2014-06-19 5:17
Une belle image colorée de ce bord de mer. La luminosité est parfaite et les reflets en zig-zag bien saisis.
Amitiés et bonne journée.
Sergiom (68708) 2014-06-19 5:18
J'aime beaucoup le point de vue choisi avec ce petit quai qui se prolonge et guide le regard vers les bateaux sous une très belle lumière. L'endroit est charmant.
annjackman (21053) 2014-06-19 5:44
This is a lovely clear shot of this harbour with light that has brought out the colours very well. The reflections are of course gorgeous and help to make this a very good composition.
Kind Regards, Ann
dkmurphys (53561) 2014-06-19 6:11
Very fine port scene. I like the calm atmosphere and the colors. Well taken.
SnapRJW (31627) 2014-06-19 6:26
Hello Harriet - Sublime luminosity and the rippled reflections on the water give your shot a lovely airiness. I like the composition, plenty to see but a frame that is well ordered and uncluttered. I do like the touches of red against the softer blues, whites and greys. Harmonious and pretty.
Nicou (131494) 2014-06-19 7:05
Sueprbe vue de ce port quelle iamge et cpatage mervielleux avec ces pieux de bois ces bâteaux quelle beuaté.
Bravo et amitié
holmertz (45936) 2014-06-19 7:06
Nice weather, nice atmosphere and fine colours. This must have been a very pleasant day, and of course you spent it by the sea and the boats :-). It was not a bad idea, since you got a chance to take such fine pictures with lots of interesting details from the harbour.
danos (91150) 2014-06-19 7:08
billiant the light of the day enhance the colours as the beauty of the scene.The ceated eflections and the claity of the image make it even more effective as picturesque too.Well done.
fds (9028) 2014-06-19 7:11
Dear friend kielia
Again a very nice picture from the nord Germany with this canal and the boat
Very intensive Sky and very great colors
pajaran (55597) 2014-06-19 8:34
Dobar dan, popodne.
Interesantan tekst o gradu i letovalistu sa opisom, lep pogled i trenutak ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast i perspektiva, lepo pokazano pristaniste i ribarski brodovi.
Dobar rad, lepo uhvacen trenutak sa lepim refleksom na vodi, lepe boje.
Lepo popodne i sve najbolje.
Good afternoon, this afternoon.
An interesting article about the town and summer resort with a description, a nice view and a second ...
Good time recording, contrast and perspective, well demonstrated dock and fishing boats.
Good work, nice captured moment with a nice reflex on the water, beautiful colors.
Nice afternoon and all the best.
ikeharel (63925) 2014-06-19 8:41
Fabulous red contrast to blue, Harriet.
View to the depth of the port, boats in juxtapositioon and wonderful bright day that gave great reflections - all culminate to a wonderful scene, you very well collected.
My cong.'s, good evening,
jemaflor (90107) 2014-06-19 9:30
Good pov with boats and water, interesting light for colors, pleasant composition with reflections on water.
cornejo (36447) 2014-06-19 10:21
Hello Harriet, very good photo of this interesting port. Very well captured in this interesting image with good pov, good sharpness, depth, light, color and quality. Excellent and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
gildasjan (42724) 2014-06-19 11:17
un bon plan sur ce lieu et ici les couleurs dans le rouge apportent une bonne touche à cette image bien cadrée.
emka (87538) 2014-06-19 15:05
Hello Harriet, Fantatic colours and sharpness in this nicely composed view of the harbour. very pleasant summer atmosphere. Well done.
WArm regrads Malgo
rychem (28983) 2014-06-19 21:04
Very nice atmosphere of this port, I like the colors on this sunny day and beautiful reflecrions in the stil water, very well spotted and captured
jhm (145204) 2014-06-20 5:19
A lovely view with the boats wait for sailing.
Excellent panoramic view about these area.
Very well composition, lovely presentation.
Nice done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
saxo042 (37724) 2014-06-20 6:25
A very peaceful and pleasant picture. The red boat attracts the eyes and the note is also very interesting. An attractive view.
ourania (37398) 2014-06-20 7:48
I like very much the elegant way in which you exalted the details of this lovely harbour. Eye-catching and more discreet elements coexist in a fine composition, there's good connection and interaction among them. You achieved superb clarity and very appealing textures, particularly on the water. I love the light, the colours and the reflections, they are pleasantly bright and vivid. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely weekend,
macjake (62350) 2014-06-20 8:13
hard to resist this one. and i thought for sure it was taken in Denmark, but i'm wrong again.
A very bright and luminous scene with attractive colors and reflections, its hard to beat. Charm all around.
PiotrF (11958) 2014-06-20 9:45
This is a beautiful view of this harbour with colours very well. The reflections are excellent. The control of the low light is perfect, as well as the sharpness.
Very well done.
Silvio1953 (131778) 2014-06-20 12:23
Ciao Harriet, lovely composition with nice boats and fantastic sky, fascinating reflections, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
papagolf21 (91480) 2014-06-21 11:32
Bonsoir, chère Harriet,
Très jolie composition portuaire avec un bateau fort bien placé dans la composition.
Une fois de plus, le charme opère à travers cette composition.
Très bonne soirée.
abmdsudi (47646) 2014-06-22 4:21
The harbour looked so beautiful with the back drop of boats, lovely clouds and pretty bright red building bathed by the lovely afternoon sun. It`s so calm and colour is irresistable, I do like the hint of warmth in the boats and the overall crispness of the capture but it's that little bit of reflection that finishes this one perfectly. Sparkling capture well exposed & composed. Excellent, TFS
photoray (13719) 2014-06-22 6:58
Guten Tag Harriet,
Schone attractive waterfront scene with the classical fishing boats at rest and their Doppelgangers in the clear water. And a hint of sailboats behind with their white masts rising above.
I would enjoy visiting Eckemfoerde, especially to sail and meet people.
Thanks for sharing,
wolf38 (31284) 2014-06-22 12:02
Hallo Harriet. Was für ein farbenfrohes Foto. Was für ein schönes Licht. Alle Details in diesem Foto
fügen sich optimal zusammen. Ergänzt wird alles durch den lehrreichen Text. Eckernförde ist mir gut bekannt. Aber es ist mindestens 20 Jahre her, dass ich dort war.
Viele Grüße, Wolfgang.
SWEETFREEDOM (23858) 2014-06-22 21:43
Nice the red buildings and the boats. Good view over the bridge in the right bg. Fine light and colors.
dip (23880) 2014-06-23 4:05
Eine sehr schöne Hafenansicht,gute Klarheit,tolle Farben und Spiegelung.
Sehr schön gesehen und auch umgesetzt,
Cricri (112089) 2014-06-24 7:20
Partout ou je vais, je cherche le port, j'aime être là, j'aime cette image ou le rouge attire le regard, les reflets et la profondeur, la luminosité est excellente, c'est une très belle présentation
Didi (59184) 2014-06-24 8:18
Similar ambiance of a view in North France
Very nice deep watered foreground
Gigidusud (18243) 2014-06-24 14:29
Nice view on the port with beautiful colors and splendid reflections. Excellent POV and great depth. I like a lot!
COSTANTINO (60621) 2014-07-01 9:55
Hello dear Kielia
you have your personal style on photos
this one is one of your nbest showing
the harbour and the boats with their
perfect reflections I love this calm
atmosphere indeed I like the red
color tones against the blue
its a real dream
delpeoples (55290) 2014-07-11 6:38
Another beautiful water-themed photo. I love the silvery light, the predominance of grey tones and how they contrast with the bright red tones of the buildings and ships. The reflections of the clouds and the pontoons are lovely too. Excellent job.
fabbs99 (16819) 2014-07-11 23:39
Impressive view of the harbor with cute little boats.Great presentation in colors and sharpness.TFS.
Waylim (25434) 2014-07-13 18:39
Beautiful harbor, It is easy to understand that it would be a resort town. You can imagine especially when it is warmer days. Love the red color of the boats and building, contrasting very well the blue and white of the sky and water. Love the beautiful reflection here. Excellent POV and good quality photo
fotka (3983) 2014-08-19 5:52
Nice shot of small fishing boats harbour. The colorful boats give some reflection on the water. The beautiful day perfectly cooperated with the quality of the picture.
Angshu (56676) 2014-10-02 22:57
The perspective with the canal is brought out well...I like the reflections of the boats and the masts. The red boat and the red house attracts strong attention. Good work!