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  • FranceFrance
    Title: Plein les yeux !Canon G3

    Plein les yeux !
    papagolf21 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 18242 W: 882 N: 34177] (148560)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-05-30 2:09] [+]
    Bonjour Philippe,

    J'ai changé le nom et la région: Beynac-et-Cazenac au lieu de Beynac et Aquitaine au lieu de Midi-Pyrénées.
    OK?

    Cordialement,
    Viviane

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: From Behind and then, In FrontCanon PowerShot G12

    From Behind and then, In Front
    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7529 W: 326 N: 17296] (68415)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-05-17 6:31] - [workshop] [compare]
    Bonjour dear Beverley,

    After reading your conversation with Ike, I couldn’t resist uploading another WS.
    It was indeed a lovely spot, we would love to go in that area again and visit more of Oxfordshire and the villages of Cotswold...
    Your image is precisely how I remember our walk there, thank you!

    Amitiés,
    Viviane

  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Title: The MayflowerCanon EOS M 5

    The Mayflower
    tyro Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1965 W: 428 N: 7534] (30083)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-05-02 4:35]
    Hi dear John,

    You are absolutely right, you never will have to fear from the “moderators” because as long as I know and follow you I have never seen a note which could be insufficient or not suitable.
    And of course this wonderful image is perfectly translating TrekEarth spirit... Absolutely crisp, perfect framing, lovely bokeh... A diamond in our TE Gallery!

    Warm and friendly regards from Holland,
    ​​​​​​​Viviane

  • FranceFrance
    Title: La Rochelle Towers

    La Rochelle Towers
    dedee Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 20] (42)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-05-02 4:20]
    Hi David,

    Please read carefully the TOS before posting another close up of a flower, it is not allowed on TrekEarth, try on TrekLens where the rules are easier...

    TOS: https://www.trekearth.com/terms.php
    TrekLens: https://www.treklens.com/

    Friendly greetings,
    Viviane / TE Moderator

  • MalaysiaMalaysia
    Title: View from the 86th floor

    View from the 86th floor
    PaulVDV Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5193 W: 17 N: 12525] (50380) *



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-04-22 5:40]
    Hallo Paul,

    Wat ‘n geweldig en fascinerend compositie!
    Gek hé... I moest aan Escher denken... Je wordt bedrieglijk getrokken naar de diepte, kreeg bijna hoogtevrees! ;)

    Amitiés,
    Viviane

  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: My neighborhood

    My neighborhood
    rrdaniels Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 24] (128)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-04-21 6:31]
    Hi Robert,

    Such a lovely pastoral view...
    It makes me think of the region where I was born in South east of France, called the Dauphiné. We have many hills in that region just between the Rhône valley and the Alpes and I am sure it looks just like your photo now spring has come... Such a pity we are not allowed to travel to France for the moment!
    Here in the Netherlands spring has been lovely these latest days but, as you may know, it is quite flat! That’s why I just admired your picture, thank you for sharing!

    Amicalement,
    Viviane

  • FranceFrance
    Title: MarelleNikon D 90

    Marelle
    CLODO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2921 W: 1388 N: 3805] (44050)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-04-20 3:28]
    Bonjour Claude,

    Le N&B est parfait, ça me ramène instantanément aux années ´60 :)
    Amicalement,
    Viviane

  • BelgiumBelgium
    Title: 2020 House along canalCanon 5D Mark III

    2020 House along canal
    jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 26845 W: 522 N: 46232] (196679)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-04-15 6:20]
    Hi John,

    What kind of restrictions are you talking about?
    If necessary we could ask directly the IB admins to help us...

    Amicalement,
    Viviane

  • FranceFrance
    Title: stay homeFujifilm finepix S5000

    stay home
    CMJC Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 757 W: 141 N: 474] (4285)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-04-13 2:25]
    Bonjour Christine,

    Beaucoup de symbolique dans une image très bien cadrée. Le noir à l'intérieur et la couleur verte et vive qui vous appelle vers l'extérieur...

    Portez vous bien et amicalement,
    Viviane

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: The endSony DSC HX200v

    The end
    lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14158 W: 125 N: 25200] (125197)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-03-12 14:11]
    Bonjour Luciano,

    You are absolutely right... If the rest of Europe doesn’t take severe mesures it will be soon as dramatic as I your country now. I am sure that the only way to stop the contamination is to strictly follow the rules given by the specialists, isolate ourselves for a while and avoiding contamination in both ways.
    It is so very sad that your country was the first to endure the disastrous consequences of Corona virus.

    I wish for you and all the people of Italy that there will soon come an end to this situation and that you won’t loose anyone.

    Bien amicalement,
    Viviane

  • MyanmarMyanmar
    Title: Why so fast?Nikon D750

    Why so fast?
    everlasting Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 66 N: 2485] (17306)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-03-11 7:45]
    Bonjour Elaine,

    The B&W conversion was a great idea, it looks like it takes us a century - or more - back in time when indeed lives seemed to be slower. ;)
    I like the composition very much, the dust on the sandy path adds to the feeling of past times.i just wondered if the schoolboy on the bike could have been placed out of the frame without changing everything...

    Kind regards,
    Viviane

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: Walking through the garden

    Walking through the garden
    holmertz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10296 W: 523 N: 19917] (87497)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-03-09 7:05]
    Bonjour Gert,

    You are right! Pink is a lovely touch of color in the B&W Jardin d’Email... :)
    Thank you for your comment on mine.

    Bien amicalement,
    Viviane

  • PortugalPortugal
    Title: Window CatNikon D 90

    Window Cat
    ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15938 W: 1054 N: 33652] (156137)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-03-04 1:56]
    Bonjour Chris,

    Very sharp and bright image. But you are right, the "splash of pink" makes the picture and made me open the thumbnail! Very well observed.

    * It is also very nice that this is the kind of cats that Moderators are very fond about... ;)

    Amicalement,
    Viviane

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: After the rainCanon PowerShot G1 X

    After the rain
    dkmurphys Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5753 W: 83 N: 11624] (77526)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-02-20 3:14]
    Hi Daniel,

    I think I just lied to your Gallery neighbour, Bertolucci, because I said there weren’t any “photos that yelled to be opened” on TE gallery nowadays... But see... I was wrong, because this one is so typically “Holland” and very well composed - all elements are in it, bike, sky, buildings, paved street!
    Thank you for my second moment of pleasure to my eyes this day! :)

    Amicalement,
    Viviane

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: The StairsCanon EOS 60D

    The Stairs
    bertolucci Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1928 W: 122 N: 4345] (14052)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-02-20 3:09] [+]
    Hello Bert,

    Wij - alle TE-ers - boffen dat je terug bent... Eindelijk thumbnails die schreeuwen om geopend te worden en als ze dan open zijn... WoW!
    Mooie framing, precies goed uitgesneden - zonder dat blauwe maandje hadden wij iets gemist - scherp en een plezier voor je ogen!
    Dank je!

    Amicalement,
    Viviane

    PS: je hoeft niet een van mijn foto’s te “ critiquen” want ik doe niet aan de punten in retour of zo... :) ;)
    2de PS: Het wordt tijd om weer eens Rotterdam te bezoeken... Vroeger kreeg ik er geen genoeg van om door de stad te wandelen maar weet je dat ik nog niet eens de Markthal heb gezien? Ooooops!

  • FranceFrance
    Title: Deux ?Samsung J6 mobile phone

    Deux ?
    CLODO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2921 W: 1388 N: 3805] (44050)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-02-13 23:25]
    Bonjour Claude,

    Il fête la Saint-Valentin tout seul... Ou il attend son amoureuse?
    Il a l’air un peu triste!
    Très belle observation!

    Amicalement,
    Viviane

  • Dominican RepublicDominican Republic
    Title: Colorful SmileCanon EOS 80D

    Colorful Smile
    WesternDrake Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 136 W: 48 N: 209] (737)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-02-10 7:30] [+]
    Bonjour Dario,

    Happiness, bright and warm colours, attractive depth, sharpness in a great tight framing!
    A wonderful composition indeed!!!
    Thank you!

    Amicalement,
    Viviane

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: Perspective!Canon PowerShot G12

    Perspective!
    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7529 W: 326 N: 17296] (68415)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-02-10 7:19] [+]
    Hello dear Beverley,

    Thank you for another photo from Kröller-Müller Museum. I like it there so much!
    I read the previous comments and I don’t think you need to “understand” abstract Art if you let your imagination go and it doesn’t have to have a meaning as long as it generate any feelings or any kind of emotion. Then the Artist succeeded to reach his target...

    “Everyone wants to understand art. Why not try to understand the song of a bird? …people who try to explain pictures are usually barking up the wrong tree.”
    — Pablo Picasso —

    Hugs for your special day! :)
    Viviane

  • NetherlandsNetherlands
    Title: But where is the gnome?One Plus 5T

    But where is the gnome?
    Royaldevon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7529 W: 326 N: 17296] (68415)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-02-07 3:38] [+]
    Hello Beverley!
    Lovely shot!
    I posted one on your FB page, especially for your grand-daughter... ;)

    Amitiés,
    Viviane

  • UzbekistanUzbekistan
    Title: stylish.......Nikon D70s

    stylish.......
    abmdsudi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8385 W: 151 N: 18980] (84957)



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    Porteplume Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1763 W: 602 N: 775] (4030) [2020-01-28 3:14]
    Hello Abmdsudi,

    It is an extremely attractive photo, the thumbnail asked to be opened right away...
    Especially the contrast of colour and texture of the - silk? - dress against the “washed out” background is very strong!
    I would have liked a bit more space above her head, just enough to give her a more balanced place in the composition...

    Amicalement,
    Viviane

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