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  • United StatesUnited States
    Title: Fire Rainbow

    Fire Rainbow
    xtxhoward Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 1 N: 143] (452) *



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2012-08-07 5:11]
    Hello Howard:

    A very nice shot. I do not remember having seen these clouds ever. Just by the image it cannot be said how big or small they are. What lens did you use to photograph them? It seems that some wind was blowing up there.
    regards
    Jürgen

  • SerbiaSerbia
    Title: Zeleno zuti kukuruzNikon D60

    Zeleno zuti kukuruz
    pajaran Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12178 W: 2888 N: 24271] (100578)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2012-08-05 8:10] [+]
    Hello:
    A good composed picture. Probably darkening the sky (polarizer filter) would increase the contrast with the cloud and with the ground, because yellow and blue do a very nice contrast effect. 40°C is too much, but maybe with enough water in is not a problem for corn, which is a crop well adapted to humankind.
    Greetings
    Jürgen

  • AustraliaAustralia
    Title: Dances in the wind IICanon IXUS 130

    Dances in the wind II
    Curious_Eye Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 155 W: 0 N: 75] (1320)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2012-08-05 8:05]
    Hi Isabelly:

    This is the picture I like most from the three. I never thought these trees were good photographic subjects. Here you have managed to show the hard contrast of the leave-less tree against a bright sky. You have achieved a sort of moving effect from this viewing point.
    Best Regards.
    Jürgen

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Summer evening

    Summer evening
    migjan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 146 W: 124 N: 96] (2927)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2012-08-04 9:14]
    Hello Jan:
    This is such a difficult picture to make. Normally shooting lightning storms when the sky is still slightly lit, rapidly overexposes the blue sky. So I would guess, your timing was clue in shooting this picture. Was this your only attempt? Did you get wet?
    Greetings.

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Sevilla - Rio GuadalquivirCanon EOS 30D

    Sevilla - Rio Guadalquivir
    dmarizz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 280 W: 150 N: 477] (2796)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-20 8:58]
    Hello Dario:
    What a view in Sevilla. I never imagined that it is possible to have such heavy clouds in a place with a well-known dry weather. I have just found your picture browsing for more photos of Sevilla, after I uploaded mine. The river seems to be green all year round.
    Regards
    Jürgen

  • SpainSpain
    Title: colors of the portNikon Coolpix

    colors of the port
    dkmurphys Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5767 W: 83 N: 11691] (77888)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-08 2:52]
    Hello Daniel:
    Why crop your picture too much with that white frame? I think it would be better without it, and you could use all the 800 pixels fully.
    I remember this place, with all its boats and yachts. Here you cought the traffic in the port nicely. Where you aboard a boat when you shot the picture?
    Have a nice day. Jürgen

  • PolandPoland
    Title: goodbay summer welcome autumnSony DSC R1

    goodbay summer welcome autumn
    elkab Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 511 W: 58 N: 228] (3780)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-08 2:46]
    Hello Elzbieta:
    A very good POV and, by the way, very good use of DOF. I think these flowers are more present in the fields in Spring and Summer than in Autum, and the date when you took the picture explains it very good. Is that wheat to the left of the picture? I think I can even spot an insect on those seeds.
    Regards. Jürgen

  • SpainSpain
    Title: Low ArchNikon D3100

    Low Arch
    cornejo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5753 W: 5 N: 12577] (61504)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-08 2:42]
    Hola Angel:
    Recuerdo muy bien la corredera. Dos veces estuve allí a también almorcé las dos veces en diferentes restaurantes de allí adentro cerca a este arco, si es que es la entrada que recuerdo y no me estoy confundiendo. No sé si serán los mejores de Córdoba pero no estaban mal por el precio para alguien que va de turismo. ¿De verdad vive gente allí arriba? La zona parecía un poco peligrosa, sobretodo más allá de la plaza. Alguna gente extraña vi por allí.
    Me parece que los colores están un poquito más saturados en esta imagen que el color real del arco, sobretodo el rojo/naranja, pero puede deberse a la cámara que usaste, ya que cada una tiene su manera de registrar los colores.
    Saludos. Jürgen

  • CanadaCanada
    Title: Truly Canadian HDRPentax K7

    Truly Canadian HDR
    macjake Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8642 W: 85 N: 21884] (95935)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-06 10:10]
    Hi Craig:
    I think this is a very simple picture, however, it transmits the message you want to give in the title. Here in Germany we also experience the 4 seasons. And right now the colours of the trees are much like those in the pictures --of course, only in the remaining hanging leaves, because most of them have fallen already.
    A very well chosen perspective.
    Regards.

  • CroatiaCroatia
    Title: Skradinski BukCanon PowerShot S5IS

    Skradinski Buk
    tatadalou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 754 W: 113 N: 1142] (7459)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-06 10:05]
    Hello Delphine:
    This makes me remember the Iguazú Waterfalls, although they have another height scale. However, in Iguazú I never saw anybody taking a bath, as seen here. Is the water in this river hat in summer?
    Regarding your comment in my past picture, I may say that the photo exposure time is not what determines the lightning's wideness and brightness in the picture, and that is because the thunderbolt has such a short lifespan, that it can't be really controlled how it will be finally seen in the resulting picture. Compare this with the same picture (same settings) without the lightning here.
    Best Regards.

  • PeruPeru
    Title: one night in Lima 2

    one night in Lima 2
    federico Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 524 W: 0 N: 700] (6109)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-05 11:14]
    This photo reminds me of one I took ca. 4 years before yours. You can see it here. I also used a long exposure, however not as long as the one you used here. Certainly this is not the usual postcard of Lima, but could be used for tourist purposes, maybe.
    Another feature of the weather in Lima, apart from the temperature limits you mention, is that it never rains. That explains why the cliffs here are all sand-colour --no plants, almost.

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: Evening beauty

    Evening beauty
    ajayrawat Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 153 W: 12 N: 32] (676)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-05 10:57]
    A very blue picture. Have you done some post-processing on it to enhance the tinge? The yellow lights stand out nicely and break the monotony of the colour.
    Good composition.
    Regards

  • PeruPeru
    Title: paint your life with colours

    paint your life with colours
    Jeppo Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1804 W: 10 N: 1772] (17645) *



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2011-11-05 6:59]
    The Uro's islands are a very interesting place to visit, and the blue sky is present everywhere in the Titikaka. That will help having very bright colours in the pictures, like those you got here.
    Regards.

  • MoroccoMorocco
    Title: desertBlue

    desertBlue
    bantonbuju Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3364 W: 166 N: 7137] (51815)



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    eco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 651 W: 36 N: 1] (112) [2010-11-24 6:19]
    dobrze w kadrze i kolorze :)

    ja tam ch³opie? :)

    pozdrawiam serdecznie
    ]
    rafal

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Miners from HalembaCanon EOS 50D

    Miners from Halemba
    jasmis Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3157 W: 809 N: 3818] (58631)



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    eco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 651 W: 36 N: 1] (112) [2010-11-24 6:17]
    to takie moje klimaty, szkoda, ze niektorzy jakby nieobecni ;)

    pozdrawiam serdecznie

    rafal

  • IndiaIndia
    Title: keeping fit - KolkataCanon EOS 5D

    keeping fit - Kolkata
    maciekda Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1777 W: 191 N: 1408] (19895) *



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    eco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 651 W: 36 N: 1] (112) [2010-11-24 6:13]
    dobry strza³, fajnie w kolorystyce,

    pozdrawiam

    rafal

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: usAndThem

    usAndThem
    bantonbuju Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3364 W: 166 N: 7137] (51815)



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    eco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 651 W: 36 N: 1] (112) [2010-01-18 14:33]
    :):):):)

    gdzies ty sie znowu zab³±dzi³,

    w klimacie przypomnia³a mi siê nasza wêdr∑owka po nocy na podlasiu :) i jazda z szalencami:)


    pozdrawiam serdecznie

    rafal

  • PolandPoland
    Title: walking down the streetNikon D80

    walking down the street
    polter Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 413 W: 142 N: 397] (7239)



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    eco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 651 W: 36 N: 1] (112) [2010-01-18 14:10]
    miejsce mi znane :) dobrze to wsyzlo

    serecznie pozdrawiam

    rafal eco

  • PolandPoland
    Title: Beautiful violinistCanon EOS 50D

    Beautiful violinist
    jasmis Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3157 W: 809 N: 3818] (58631)



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    eco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 651 W: 36 N: 1] (112) [2010-01-18 14:06] [+]
    pozdrawiam serdecznie
    widze nadal sie bawisz, niezle to wyszlo :)

    pozdrawiam jeszce raz

    rafal eco

  • ItalyItaly
    Title: La ScalaCanon EOS 350D/Rebel XT

    La Scala
    Aviller Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 517 W: 27 N: 373] (3866)



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    jurgen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 484 W: 0 N: 472] (2074) [2010-01-10 7:15]
    Hallo Philipp,
    als ich in Mailand im Oktober war, konnte ich auch merken, dass La Scala eine ein bißchen "zu kleine" Fassade hat. Ich habe gedacht, wie kann es so berühmt sein, und gleichseitig nicht so groß wie anderen Operhäuser der Welt? Ja klar, alles muß nicht überall gleich in der Welt sein.
    Die orange Tram habe ich auch in der Stadt gesehen. Bald suche ich ein Bild aus La Scala in meiner Samlung, um mit deinem Bild zu vergleichen.
    Grüße
    Jürgen

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