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Light and Sadows X
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Copyright: John Maenhout (jhm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 23244 W: 523 N: 38458] (166580)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-02-09
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon 7 D, Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 LII USM, 1 GB Sandisk Ext II, B+W 82 010 UV - Haze 1x MRC
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/100 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): My best of 2015 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2015-02-15 9:26
Viewed: 4957
Favorites: 3 [view]
Points: 178
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Hello dear friends of TE, I have a preference for canals and certainly it canal where I as child could play with friends, sixty five years ago!
In the afternoon this was a wonderful image with the long shadows in water of the trees.
Not real a winter picture, but the winter in Flemish Belgium is very soft with 10 Degree Celsius

Thank you very much to your visit.

History;
While to get started with 't Molentje, a neighbourhood in Moerkerke, Canadians tried about the Leopold and Schipdonkcanal. The channels were crossed with only one Bailey bridge (due to the distant supply line from Normandy was the only one they had) and a bridgehead was established, but fierce German counterattacks drove the Canadians back with heavy losses. Dan was chosen to venture a crossing at Nut House, a place just east of the spot where the two channels parted. This was a triangular strip with even dry land along the Leopold Canal with the base at Maldegem - Aardenburg and the top near the village of Nut Head, located five kilometres to the east. It was only a few hundred yards wide, and the northern boundary coincided with the Belgian-Dutch border. The attack began on October 6 with the support of artillery and Canadian Wasp (carriers) that were equipped with flamethrowers. The Wasps launched a wall of fire across the Leopold Canal, which the troops were able to climb up the steep banks and their attack boats for stabbing the canal. Two small beachheads were established, but the Germans carried out against attacks. The Canadians were, however, stand by 9 October and the gap between the two bridgeheads was closed, and on October 12, a position was reached on the other side of the Aardenburgweg.


Camera Model Canon EOS 7D
Shooting Date/Time
9/02/2015 10:29:07
Shooting Mode
Manual Exposure
Tv(Shutter Speed)
1/100
Av(Aperture Value)
14
ISO Speed
100
Lens
EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
Focal Length
16.0mm
Image Size
5184x3456
Image Quality
RAW
Picture Style
Landscape

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10689 W: 126 N: 19448] (102204)
  • [2015-02-15 9:31]

Salut John.Il y a ta signature dans l'image aussi sans besoin de la lire,images comme celle ci sont to cheval de bataille,et encore une fois tu offre nous un spectacle merveilleux,qualite' impressionante de la profondeur et des details aussi.Belle soiree' et merci,Luciano

Hallo John,
Vandaag had je echt wel het ideale weer om er met de fiets op uit te trekken. Blijkbaar ook op 9 februari.
Hier toon je weer één van die prachtige zichten uit je streek.
Vele wintertakken met een blauwe lucht er achter zichtbaar, mooi weerspiegeld in het kalme kanaalwater.
Uitstekend perspectief met de lange bomenrijen. Perfecte scherpte en aantrekkelijke compositie.
Mooi is het ook het zicht van enkele huizen met rode daken aan de rechterzijde.
Prachtig gedaan!
Vele groeten, Paul

Hi John,
Very beautiful view, so lovely light and warm tones, pefect sharpness annd grea depth with the perspective of the canal.

Hi John,

Light, shadows and these very nice reflections yet polarizing the sky. I love this perspective and the water beside the road. Beautiful composition!

Congratulations and a big hug !

Ricardo

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  • siudzi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2782 W: 23 N: 4581] (34141)
  • [2015-02-15 9:43]

Hello John,
You have found a great place for taking this superb image. The perfectly executed water reflections supported the depth and perspective effect. Well seen and composed. Charming post!
Best,
Gosia

Dobro vece, gospodine.
Lep pogled i trenutak, vrlo interesantan i dobar tekst o naselju sa istorijom i opisom ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast i perspektiva, lepo pokazan kanal sa drvoredom i trenutak sa lepim refleksom na povrsini vode.
Lepo mesto za setnju i odmor sa ribolovom.
Lep drvored i trenutak sa svetlom koje je istaklo lepotu mesta.
Prijatno vece i mirna noc, sve najbolje.
Paja.

Hello John,
The sharpness of this photo is so perfect I feel I can cut myself from looking at it. The line of trees across the canal make a beautiful diagonal and are marvelously reflected in the calm water. The light and colours are generally very attractive.
Kind regards,
Gert

Bonsoir John
C'est tout simplement superbe. A peine aperçue sur le site j'ai tout de suite reconnu le nom de l'auteur.
Bravo et bonne soirée.
Nicole

Hello my dear friend JOHN Maenhout
and have a nice new week
at first I am feeling better lookin at this photo
and the peaceful atmosphere so lovely warm and nice
color tones with all those trees alongside the canal
the sharpness of this photo is almost perfect
I love the reflections adding depth to the scenery
I love the whole inspiration of this capture
as always a first shot quality
regards
Costantino

Hello John
This addition to your gallery is a masterpiece! All the photo qualities are exquisite and the diagonal framing with the line of trees with the reflections are superbly presented. The exposure is superbly managed to reveal wonderful details in the shadow areas. Congratulations and thanks for sharing.
best regards
Satya

Hello John,

The oblique line of the trees gives deepness and the canal is a perfect mirror. The winter's afternoon light gives a nice mood to the composition and I like the subtle golden tones.

Best regards

Jacques

Hi...
Good performance... Nice reflection effect. Good colors. Tfs...

HI John!

Once again a masterpiece, the composition, allignment, light and colours...and the very good and informative note, this is one more important point on photography...all we learn about!!


Best regards

Manu

Hi John, very good picture of this beautiful composition on the channel. Very well composed and captured with an excellent view, nice picture with great depth, good sharpness, nice light, color and quality. Excellent and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.

Good night and happy start to the week.
All the best from southern Spain.
Angel.

Hello John,

You have timed the taking of this shot to perfection; the sun is low and its light has gilded the grass, as well as creating long shadows and mirror-like reflections in the still water of the canal.
Your viewpoint captures the whole character of the low lands, its canal, its tall, lining poplars and composed them in a way that creates a wonderful sense of perspective.
This is a classic for anyone studying composition.

My warm regards,
Bev :-)

Ciao John, fascinating composition with fantastic reflections, wonderful warm colors, splendid light and excellent perspective, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • tyro Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1780 W: 411 N: 6453] (26146)
  • [2015-02-15 11:50]

Hello John,

You have written a very interesting and informative note about this place and especially about the conflicts which took place here in 1944.

This canal is beautiful and the lines of tall trees on either side of it, so perfectly kept, add to the attraction. Taken on a winter morning, the low warm sunlight illuminates the trees beautifully and casts lovely shadows across the grassland as well as helping produce stunning reflections in the calm water of the canal.

A very well and pleasingly composed photograph with gorgeous light and colours, perfect exposure and exquisite details and sharpness.

Beautiful!

Kind Regards,

John.

Hi John,

The reflections on the water of the canal are assets to the composition. The length of the canal is giving depth and perspective to the scene. The point of view is showing the details of the trees. The good luminosity is making the colors to stand out. Have a nice day.

Pierre

Hello dear John,
Another wonderfull capture and entry in your gallery "a la John" . All photographic qualifications is at it's best.
Amazing mirroring effect, nice framing.
TFS and best regards
MESUT ILGIM

hello John

how are you
I m not here, a long time
but I was watching photos
A successful case more
very nice colors and reflections
A great composition
very good light and a beautiful frame
very good


Reşat

selam john
extraordinarily beautiful lined trees, clear sharpnes colourfull.
greetings
erhan

Hello John

Superb capture with very nice lighting and wonderful perspective along the canal. Excellent composition too. Lovely shot:) Thanks.

Greetings, Erling

Lovely comparison with the smaller canal shot I downloader a few days ago, John.
This looks like a much longer walk, I would prefer to do it on a bicycle.
Like you canals are high on my 'likes' list. This is beautiful.

Thanks for this beauty, John
Regards
Edward

Hello John,
Beautiful presentation of the canal with a great perspective, nice light and splendid trees reflections. I like a lot!
Best regards.
Gigi

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  • PiotrF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3301 W: 2 N: 5206] (27370)
  • [2015-02-15 15:58]

Hello John,
interesting shot from this place,perfect captured, great perspective, excellent clarity and superb warm colours.I like very much wonderful reflections in the water.Interesting and detailed notes.
Very nice work.
Regards
Piotr

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  • Alco Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 218 W: 3 N: 630] (7537)
  • [2015-02-15 17:45]

Hello John,
What a beautiful landscape offered by this magnificent canal and the row of trees with their reflections on the water. It was a very nice place for you to play when you were young. Very nice colors. TFS.
Regards.
Alain

Hello John,
This is a very beautiful photo taken under excellent light conditions. Your composition is great using the repeating pattern created by the trees to lead the eye through the scene. The reflection is great creating nice depth and balance for the scene. The photo has great sharpness yielding fine detail and definition.
I will be in your area in late June and hope to be able to see some of the sights you post on a daily basis.
TFS,
Asa

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  • berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7512 W: 201 N: 7196] (50508)
  • [2015-02-15 21:46]

Dear John,
It is simpl and süper. Hardly seen on the site I immediately recognized the name of the author.impressive perspective my friend.
Best wishes,
Burak

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  • edge Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 757 W: 34 N: 2205] (7409)
  • [2015-02-15 21:47]

Hello John, I remember your posts from some time ago. This one is very impressive with the line of trees almost like soldier with their reflections aligned along the water. It makes for a wonderful setting It is either evening or morning so the pink sky and sun gives a very mellow reddish tinge to the shot. Excellent. I have the 7D as well and it never does as well as you have done here. ha ha. Regards Roger

Hi John
Mooi schot. Goede verlichting en aantrekkelijke kleuren. Zeer mooie combinatie. Goed gepresteerd.

Hi John,
Superb view along the canal. I love the trees line and the warm sunlight. Well taken.

Daniel

Hello John,
Splendid low light capture so wonderfully crisp. Good light, good parallel lines of trees, road and water. Reflections are excellent. One of my favorites for sure.
Regards,
GiovanniG

Bonjour John,

Belle photo où l’accent est mis sur ces arbres dénudés alignés le long du canal. On ressent beaucoup de calme et de douceur dans cette ambiance avec une merveilleuse lumière des tons veloutés. L’instant est parfaitement immortalisé.

Amitiés.
Wlad

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  • Kielia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2514 W: 0 N: 6733] (24077)
  • [2015-02-16 4:58]

Hello John,
this is another stunning image. I love the excellent perspective. Even the long shadows of the trees have an important part to play in the overall scene. Very well done!
Warm regards
Harriet

Hi John!
Beautiful natural details!
Wonderful picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, grey borders, chsoen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
Cheers,
Neyvan

Hello John,
Each tree shown with a superb distinction against the clear sky, and upn the water mirror on the canal.
A duel effect at most sharp detail scollected to the length of the canal.
My cong,'s,
Ike

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  • Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8335 W: 157 N: 12983] (113727)
  • [2015-02-16 8:50]

Witaj John!
Familiar sight, familiar place.
Good frame and perspective.
Excellent colors and light.
I like relection.
Good evening
Krzysztof

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  • boa Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 551 W: 2 N: 1380] (7715)
  • [2015-02-16 9:03]

Hi John,
Beautiful! I love these shots with an incredible depth, very impressive. The mirror-like water surface reflects the tree in a nice way, excellent shot my friend!

Have a nice evening/
Boa

Hello John,
this picture is magnificent, not only the natural setting and its attractive character and winter mood, but also the structure and dynamism of your copmosition make it so captivating and appealing. The sharpness and the neatness of this composition are remarkable and I also admire the way you handled the light, achieving so lovely tones and mood and highlights. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
Ourania

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  • clic Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2581 W: 0 N: 2837] (19776)
  • [2015-02-16 10:48]

Goedemorgen John
Your military rectitude transcends in this outstanding view where all the elements are judiciously located and aligned for a clair-obscur piece of art depicted with subtle tones.
I appreciate so much in your note the elaborate tribute to my valorous ancestors soldiers.
Met vrindelijke groeten.
Robert

Hi John,
A great perspective and very appealing colours with a blue sky together with warm colours of the sunshine over the embankment. A very peaceful and pleasant scene.
Kind regards
Gunnar

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  • bona Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1348 W: 122 N: 2844] (13739)
  • [2015-02-16 18:35]

Hello John,

another great view from Belgium. I really like this infinity path of naked trees. The colors you got are fantatic as well as the sharpness.

Beautiful work.
Andre

John
Tu sais parfaitement magnifier ces canaux bordés d'arbres dans tes belles images. Ce jour là, la lumière était particulièrement belle.
Amicalement
JJ

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12604 W: 0 N: 15607] (158586)
  • [2015-02-17 6:55]

Hello

quelle compo et vue mervielleux quelle perspective et les reflets des arbre dans le canal et ce graphsime de tronc et les tons c'est splendide bravo.
Merci et belle soirée
Nicou

Bonjour
une photo sublime de ce canal avec le reflet des arbres et du ciel, un cadrage remarquable et une beauté du paysage qui complète l'ensemble
Une netteté remarquable, une belle luminosité
Bravo
Juliette

The colors created by the late afternoon sun certainly made this scene even more beautiful. And the shadows created depth. Good pov and sharp details. Well done, tfs.

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  • jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9880 W: 175 N: 16334] (72665)
  • [2015-02-17 12:42]

john

these nude trees and their reflections in the waters created a fantastic graphic mood. I liked the golden strip of lawn contrasting with the other colors of the compo. very beautiful and well done. TFS.

hugs

jorge

geweldige Maenhout.
eentje waar je bekend mee bent geworden john, echt heel mooi.
groet jaap

Hi John,
This is a very successful example of your classic style, TFS.
Regards,
MT

Hi John, Bonjour,
Very nice perpective and composition,
great reflection on a calm water,
Lovely contrast and light too,
My compliments ,,
Michel

Hello John,

Beautiful shot of the shadows of the tree on the canal.Nice colors and sharpness.Excellent POV.TFS.

Regards,Farhat

Dear John
Impressive place you captured.
Nice sharp image with lovely season colors,slightly increased.
Fantastic diagonal line of trees down the canal with reflections on the water, and the view of the park and trees on the side of the track at right angles.
Nice play of light and shadows too.
Excellent composed image.
Best wishes
Saša

Hello Johna! What a amazing picture (or paint?). Fantastic perspective. Syperb mirror effect. Ideal contrast and sharpness. Wonderful atmosphere. Fine take. Great effect. Well done!

Dear John Sir,

Awesome picture !!!

Really wonderful one. Full marks to you. Especially the golden evening rays are marvellous. The shadow of barren trees on the water is outstanding.

Regards,
joginder

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  • mirosu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1587 W: 0 N: 3418] (16279)
  • [2015-02-18 3:34]

Bonjour John,
I like very much how balanced and elegant this composition looks as you have employed the elements that define the scenery, the colours and the perspectives in an excellent way.
We get a great idea of this beautiful water alee and of its natural surroundings, depth and clarity are superb.
Apart from that, even beyond the physical description, the picture is a delight to look at for its superb light and beautiful reflections.
Very well done my friend.
Greetings,
MIRO
.

Hi John,

Very nice geometric design in your photo. The low sunlight gives a beautiful warm hue to the photo. It looks like a painting by Jacob van Ruisdael.

Vince

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  • silah Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 288 W: 0 N: 252] (2798)
  • [2015-02-18 6:54]

Hi Johon

Wow!!!!!!!What a beautiful scene it is....Wisely chosen framing, perfect light management and DOV. Reflections on water look so beautiful too. tfs, GREETINGS, Salih.

Hello John,
What a lovely canal, so many trees in one row. A perfect Ierspective and composition. I like also the peaceful athmosphere here.
best wishes,
Achim

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  • danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13118 W: 298 N: 26106] (104786)
  • [2015-02-18 8:35]

Hello John,
very nice the view of this Wintry scenery with the excellent POV to creates depth and perspective in the scene.The created reflections on the calmly surface of the canal water and the warm falling light make the image even more effective.Well done.

Regards,Danos

Hello John,
It looks as though that kind of landscape is your favourite subject to photograph. I like the amazing perspective with the line of trees disappearing into the distance. You have chosen the perfect time of day for the angles of the light, and the colours are really maginficent. The graphical silhouettes of the bare trees stand nicely in contrast against the lovely blue sky. The reflections in the canal are superb and the sharpness is spot on. Excellent work !
Jean

Howdy John,

Like everyone else, an attractive view of the Moerkerke canal, a blend of sunlight and shadows from the sleeping trees lining the bank, going on into the distance.
Looks like a fine place for a stroll or bike ride, with no reminders of the WWII tragedies.

Thanks for sharing,
Cheers,
Ray

Salam dear my friend ,

John,


this is a shot from those works that i know you did many in your gallery and archive,

Skilfully and beautifully taken and shown the marvellous landscape with trees and river,

very very amazing theme and many Thanks!


Have nice Works for Today, ***

Amen, ***

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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2664 W: 0 N: 6292] (48112)
  • [2015-02-18 22:14]

Wow, this perspective is simply breathtaking, great depth and warm light
my compliments
Ryszard

Hi John
The frame has been used to the limit, but there is no chaos... it's strangely enough a minimalistic photo (I think) because it's so orderly and clear; all submitted the parallel lines of the canal and the road. The point of disappearance is smartly placed behind the row of trees on the right of the road.
Relly beautiful light and colors. Super note.
Cheers Frank

Hallo John,
sehr schönes Landschaftsfoto, schöner Unterschied zwischen Licht und Schatten und Reflexionen im Wasser.
Dein Foto ist sehenswert, gratuliere!
Viele Grüße
Wolfgang

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  • ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13254 W: 1022 N: 25780] (125349)
  • [2015-02-19 10:16]

Hi John,

Wonderful reflections with good sharpness and superb repetition of the trees lining the cal either side. Excellent colour and saturation. Good graphic elements of the dark tree trunks against the lighter bg sky. I like the sidelighting from the right and the long shadows of the trees. Tfs!

Fraai licht, prachtig perspectief en een schitterende reflectie in het water. Geweldige foto!!

Groet, Jan

Hello John,
you have used the glowing light and long shadows expertly to produce a fine photograph that has a fine depth which has been created by the convergence of the canal and the road.
The picture has exquisite colour and fine clarity.
Best wishes Les.

John
Il piacere di sapere chi sa leggere "fotograficamente" l'eventuale materiale degno di na immagine ,,,, degna di chiamarsi "foto".
Una sicurezza ..adesso presente ...ed in futuro lo stesso ...
GF

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  • Buin Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4249 W: 48 N: 10757] (42530)
  • [2015-02-21 1:11]

Hallo John!
This photo simply is breathtaking - a photographic work of art! You have chosen the point of view skillfully here and this light simply is intriguing. There's an incedible depth in the picture. A photo to be proud of - one of your best.
Greetings from rainy and cool Siegen - with some snowflakes in the rain! Have a nice weekend!
Frank

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  • Didi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8604 W: 4441 N: 15086] (60590)
  • [2015-02-21 11:01]

Bonjour mon ami
Je ne me lasse pas de ce genre de vue avec une magnifique double perspective
Ombres et lumières donnent un bel effet 3D
Sincères amitiés

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  • emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8996 W: 135 N: 22691] (113565)
  • [2015-02-22 0:14]

Hello John

Splendid view of this canal line with the trees. Amazing depth and colours. Splendid light. beautiful reflections. Fascinating view, I would like to see it once in my eyes and lens.

have a beautiful Sunday

MAlgo

Hello John.
A wonderful and spectacular composition, with this splendid play of light and shadows, also for the fantastic reflexes, an image with nice graphics for all these trees, which give also a good perspective.
Very effective colorful, highlighting the details of the image.
A good management of both the brightness and sharpness.
Well done. I like it.
Enjoy the weekend.
Best wishes.
Luis.

What a stunning set of reflections and shadows, John! The low, warm sunlight and the barren trees conveys the season perfectly.
Best regards,
Russ Ham
Estudio Chispa
Ausitn, Texas
La Paz, BCS, México

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  • adores Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5849 W: 64 N: 11205] (46463)
  • [2015-02-25 15:31]

Hi John,
Really beautiful, the colours, the reflection, the dof...It is a beautiful winter shot of a beautiful landscape.

Dear John,

I recognize many of the scenes on canals that you have shared with us. With each different light condition the mood changes, but it is always compelling. This is a gorgeous shot, befitting your talent as a photographer/artist.

I too have failed to upload critiques lately, getting strange messages. I will save this note, just in case it does not go through.

Have a wonderful weekend, my good friend,

Bulent

Your canal shots are amongst my favourite of all your images John. This is no exception, wonderful light and sharpness, I like the perspective and it has good depth too.....

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  • Angshu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7852 W: 324 N: 16061] (56760)
  • [2015-03-02 21:58]

Dag John
Your favourite kind of shot with excellent perspective and superb depth. The early light is beautiful and so is the reflection of the trees in the mirror like water. Wonderful capture!
Best Regards
Angshu

Hi John,
I like the low sunlight when lighting the elegant alignment of the trees along the canal, the warm hues created on it, the deep perspective of the elements of the ensemble, and the reflections on the water.
It's a perfect sample of your fantastic works of the canals in your country, executed skilfully.
A beautiful composition, my friend.
Best regards,
Josep
PS: I have great problems in order to upload and to edit my photo. I tried to add the note in the presentation for several times, and it's impossible.

Hi John
Looks so inviting canal scene taken from a great point view, it's neat and clean with the delight of the low warm light and lots of appeal. I am very much intrigued by receding trees and the calming effect of the still water. A quality image as always, really like the punchy colour, Congrats and tfs.
Best regards

Bonsoir John
Excellente perspective de ce canal sous cette lumière hivernamle parfaitement rendue.De belles teintes chaudes donnent une très bonne touche à cette réalisation.
Bonne soirée
Amicalement
Gildas

Hello John!

Thank you very much for coming in my gallery and writing pleasant notes about my photos.

This picture emphasizes the reflexion and the great perspective. The soft colors and the atmosphere of winter give a special tone to the scenery.

Greetings from Greece to Flemish Belgium,
Athanasios.

Hi John,
Uma foto fantástica, com um jogo de luz e cores muito bem conseguido
TFS
MD

Hello my friend John,
Incredible photography! Great perspective and reflections! Very nice shot!
Regards
Christian

Hi John,
What a superb composition with an amazing POV, reflection and depth.TFS.
Cheers,

hAyAti

Hi John,
I would never guess that those channels get so beautiful at the low light conditions. Fantastic composition here with the reflection almost undisturbed being the highlight! Great angle and amazing geometry as a result.
Excellent work!!
M

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  • Periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 640 W: 129 N: 988] (6944)
  • [2015-08-15 18:07]

Excellent picture, John!
The row of leafless trees leading out to the vanishing point is great, the afternoon light is amazing and the sharpness is perfect, as usual.

All the best
Pedro

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  • ecmel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 111 W: 0 N: 187] (1469)
  • [2015-09-28 5:19]

Hello John,
Great long perspective with repeating columns of trees and their shodows. I especially like the peaceful atmosphere so lovely warm autumn color tones.Really perfect.
Regards,
Ecmel

Hi John,

A stunning geometric composition. As a maths teacher, I am impressed by how easy it is the position the vanishing point. Lovely composition features - the repetition in different groups of bands of vertical lines - the reflection - the triangular elements as our eye is drawn to the vanishing point. A very nice work,

Iain

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