How many female figures can you see here? :)
Taken in the beautiful 16C Diane de Poitiers' garden in the Château de Chenonceau, Loire region, France...
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papagolf21 (81654) 2010-01-16 0:51
Bonjour, cher Alexander,
Très belle perspective de ces pots garnis de fleurs retombantes.
L'effet est réalisé avec maestria.
carper (96) 2010-01-16 0:53
good morning Alexander,
the is lovely, the point of view is nice the dof is fantastic, good perspective, fine balance, a pleasure to look at, the shot is perfect, good one my friend, have a good weekend.
jhm (131840) 2010-01-16 1:26
Mooi gekozen hoek en zeer kleurrijke geraniums als hoofd doel.
Goede samenstelling met de blur achtergrond.
prachtig fotowerk ,bedankt.
Budapestman (82620) 2010-01-16 1:52
a beautiful and elegant photo with picturesque details, the composition is very nice, the depth of the photo is superb. Tfs! Have a nice Weekend!
Bluejeans (64247) 2010-01-16 3:05
Ola Alexander ,
Fantástica foto com estes vasos cheios de flores rosa , gostei da diagonal , bom ponto de focagem no primeiro plano , boa profundidade de foto , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
Bom fim de semana
ChrisJ (93442) 2010-01-16 3:18
Excellent use of repetition with the urns & superb use of diminishing linear perspective & vanishing point. The shallow dof works well here. Tfs!
macondo (18471) 2010-01-16 5:32
I like this delightful picture; what an elegant and eye-pleasing combination of composition and cropping. You used a shallow DOF so very effectively and gave us just enough detail in the background to create a sense of place. It was a good idea to include the seated woman, making a small theme of femininity with the sculpted figures on the large bowls.
feather (51128) 2010-01-16 6:08
How many female figures can you see here?
2 on the urns + 1 on the left on a seat + possibly 2 bottom right = 5? :)
Good use of perspective and differential focus. I don't usually like large areas of bokeh, but I think you have it just about right here. More than half the image is in focus and the oof parts are still clear enough to see the context.
gilou530 (34) 2010-01-16 13:33
trés belle perspective de ces pots et un joli bokeh sur la jeune fille, belle photo
bostankorkulugu (41732) 2010-01-17 13:39
this is so beautiful alex... not only with the flowers and the lady (well, ladies) but also with the perspective... top notch indeed...
emka (68624) 2010-01-17 14:14
Amazing perspective of these white vases with pink geraniums. unusual composition from the Chenonceaux. beautiful colours.
Cretense (68681) 2010-01-20 5:16
Fantastic photo, great idea and realisation! Great framing and composition, amazing perspective and nice, "shallow" depth of field! Flawless light management, fantastic colours!
PixelTerror (0) 2010-01-25 2:36
Nice perspective with fading dof, the oversll grey dominant helps the flowers shine
have a nice day JY
romanaa (7740) 2010-01-25 11:01
I love this one. Beautiful pink tones contrast with grey, everything is so neat and on the right place. I wish I were reading the on the bench myself smelling those gerania.
eversmile (11628) 2010-01-27 2:14
I like the composition with the strict and efficient framing, the clever use of DOF that works so well on this row of flowers and the discrete reminder of the color with the object on the woman's knees. The matching between greys and pinks is also excellent.
Charming, almost filled with nostalgia, a delicate vison. Congratulations.
npecanhuk (59020) 2010-03-18 3:50
A very pleasant and beautiful photograph!
Those vases and those colorful flowers look wonderful in this image!
Sharp fg and blurred bg was a great idea and worked perfectly in this attractive composition!
Exposure, colors, black&white frame are all excellent too!
TFS - congratulations!
jafadabret (56497) 2011-02-15 6:19
Cette photo est très réussie avec la perspective fleurie qui aboutit à la femme dans le lointain. Les couleurs des fleurs sont mises en valeur par les tons plus ternes du reste de la composition.
- Copyright: Alexander Pasternak (pasternak) (15173)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-08-20
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Sigma 18-200 f3.5-6.3
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
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- Date Submitted: 2010-01-16 0:42
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