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Friday Market VII
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Copyright: John Maenhout (jhm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 23268 W: 523 N: 38514] (166758)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-03-07
Categories: Daily Life
Camera: Canon EOS 5 D Mark II, Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM, Sandisk CFIII 16GB, B+W 82 010 UV - Haze 1x MRC
Exposure: f/11, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): My best of 2015 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2015-03-09 0:07
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Again a visit to one of the most beautiful cities of Flanders.
Ghent has a lot of beautiful places, the first springtime day was pleasant for to bring a visit to the market and the buildings around the market place.
Also the tables and chairs were for the first time present for 2015.

I hope that you can enjoy of the picture with different towers in background and the big statue of Jacob Van Artevelde in the centre of the market


History:
The "weekly" market has been held since 1199 on Friday morning. Here playing off the main part of public life, both politically and socially. The regular use of the Friday Market was reserved through the centuries to the markets of all kinds. The Friday market was thé square suited for large collections of people and festivities and was the setting for official receptions of princes and other dignitaries, which the market had to give way. [
In the Middle Ages did the counts of Flanders here their numerous Glad Income and swore while respecting the prerogatives of the city (which they did not, except under duress). "Joyful" because they had peacetime location and because the so festive touted princes (mostly) came with good intentions. Here, both the festivities organized, as the fighting out of bloody feuds between the guilds where many old guild houses are standing around the square. Such a battle was fought on May 2, 1345 between the guilds of the weavers and fullers a wage dispute. This day in history was known as Evil Monday because when 500 fullers along with their blanket fell.
The Friday market was also the scene of numerous executions. In recent beheading of a certain Van Butsel convicted of parricide, happened in 1822. It was first cut off his right hand, then he died under the knife of the guillotine.



Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shooting Date/Time
7/03/2015 13:39:34
Shooting Mode
Manual Exposure
Tv(Shutter Speed)
1/250
Av(Aperture Value)
11
ISO Speed
250
Lens
EF24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Focal Length
24.0mm
Image Size
5616x3744
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Landscape

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Dobar dan, gospodine.
Lep pogled, dobar tekst o trgu sa istorijom i opisom ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontarst i perpsktiva, lepo pokazan trg i arhitektura.
Dobar rad i kompozicija, lepo uhvacen trenutak sa ljudima.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela, srecno.
Paja.

Hello dear John,
You do not post as often as I do, but once when you add a new entry to your gellery it's absolutely a topclass one. Like this one from Gent.
The capture itself is selfexplanatory and at its best regardsing photographic qualificaitons but what is more than this; the balance between quality and quantity.
Gent has absolutely by far less popuklation than ?stanbul but the cleanlyness and shnyy look says everything. Even if those chairs anda tables are only a few months old !
TFS and have a nice week ahead
MESUT ILGIM

Hello Jean,
This is a lovely presentation of this square in Ghent. The tables and chairs in the FG are inviting and a very good place to view the beautiful buildings and market. Excellent quality picture.
Kind Regards, Ann

Hello John,

It is good to see open air cafes, it produces an impression of relaxation and tranquillity. There are no people there yet; was it too early for food or was it still too cold to sit outside?
You have created a very calm mood to your very well composed photograph. Despite the no number of people, there is no rush, no panic, just a very unhurried day.
I like how those wonderful buildings create a backstop, keeping all the interest in the market place.
As always, the colours and the clarity are first rate.

Have a lovely week,
Bev :-)

Hello John,
Your informative note complements the composition perfectly. I like the point of view looking across the chequered tablecloths; also the lively atmosphere. The church towers make a very effective focal point. The image is ideally exposed and has excellent colours and clarity. Thanks for sharing.

Hi John,

The wideness of the market place is giving depth to the composition. The presence of the people isanimating the scene. The point of view is showing the details of the buildings Have a nice day.

Pierre

Hello John,

This lively place is well presented ans the tables are an invitation to stay for a while and have something nice to eat or drink. The light and colors are lovely and the architecture makes a nice background.

Best regards

Jacques

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  • Gerrit Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5793 W: 95 N: 9238] (52469)
  • [2015-03-09 5:38]

Dag John,
Gent is niet alleeen een hele mooie maar ook een hele gezellige stad. Uw foto toont ons beide kwaliteiten volledig. Het zachte zonlicht doet het hier geweldig.
Groet, Gerrit

Hi John,

Nice, although markets can only be guessed!

What do you think about title:
No guests on Fridays (due to the market?)!

regards

Saša

Hi John
Irresistible, this colourful square as famous as the canals, so photogenic and very self contained. Like the fresh colours rendition and the architecture in the backdrop, this was obviously a good weather day full of subtle light and shadows. Just fab to look! Congrats
Best regards

BOnjour John,

Encore un peu trop froid pour profiter de cette superbe terrasse super bien placé sur cette grande place de Gent. Il semble y avoir une belle animation.Les maisons et églises à l'arrière plan sont de toute beauté. Les couleurs sont joliment saturées pour le plus beau des effets.

Amicalement

Serge

Hello John,
This is a lovely square with a fine view towards the towers and the statue. The red and white tables provide a nice foreground, although the café is strangely empty. Maybe it was too early in the day, or maybe the air was too chilly. The trees, still without any leaves, fill the sky nicely and the mild colours are generally very pleasant.
Kind regards,
Gert

Hello John
Wonderful view of this square in Ghent.
Photo rich of beautiful details.
A real festival of colors,perfect lighting.
Excellent composition and presentation.
Best wishes
Saša

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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2675 W: 0 N: 6318] (48250)
  • [2015-03-09 9:08]

It is a beautiful photo and a beautiful sunny day, but there are not so any visitors, I hope the spring will come soon and the restaurant will be full
regards Ryszard

Good evening John,
Pink and red tones added much charm to the market scene on the wide square. People moving around and excelent visibility all the way to far side, under good winter daylight - all culmnate beautifully on photo, which all its space filled.
Cheers for a charming picture.
Ike

Hello John, a very inviting scene!
A lovely place to sit and watch the world go by.
Great depth achieved.The towers in the bg are an excellent backdrop.The colours look very natural.
Regards Jean.

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  • Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8360 W: 157 N: 13036] (113911)
  • [2015-03-09 10:18]

Witaj John!
You can only see the thumbnail ;(
Curious square.
I like the architecture in the background.
Good framing and colors.
Well done.
Good evening
Krzysztof

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10713 W: 126 N: 19486] (102324)
  • [2015-03-09 10:46]

Salut John.pas beaucoup de monde au cafe' mais quelq'un en arrier plan au marche',une capture tres riche et bien composee',les tables sont comme un tapis rouge et blanc,parfaicts details et une place vraiment spectaculaire.Belle soiree' et merci,Luciano

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  • dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5819 W: 277 N: 10942] (86006)
  • [2015-03-09 11:02]

hello John ,
Table are there , but not yet the people ! The compostion is splendi , with the fine saturated colors , and the attractive nked trees , that don't hide the superb architecture of the buildings in the BG .
Regards

Hello John,

Superb composition of the chairs and the buildings in the background.Very well composed photo with excellent colors.Keep sharing.TFS.

Regards
Farhat

Hello John,
this picture is truly elegant, wondering through the scene is very pleasant. The pastel colours are delightful and there are loads of interesting details all over. I like how the characteristic elements of the scenery complement each other in your composition, how excellent depth and perspective draw us in. An enjoyable daily life scene in this fine setting. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely evening,
Ourania

Hi John, lovely view of this beautiful and interesting place on market day. Very well captured by a great pov in this great and beautiful photography. An interesting image of a beautiful place to visit, very good sharpness, depth and quality. A great job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.

Good night and happy week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
Angel.

Ciao John
la temperatura non è ancora delle più calde, ma ci starei volentieri a uno di quei tavolini, osservare le persone e godermi il momento.
Bella composizione, mi piace tutto quel rosso, le persone che passeggiano e le belle architetture sullo sfondo.
Saluti
Carlo

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  • adores Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5849 W: 64 N: 11205] (46463)
  • [2015-03-09 17:10]

Hi John!
Very nice composition with the tables in foreground and the bare trees letting us see the architecture and the market in the background. Very nice colours!

Hello John,
The red checkered tablecloths (that appear pink in the thumbnail), the red tent and truck are attention grabbers. It's an excellent view of the square.
Regards,
MT

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  • edge Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 757 W: 34 N: 2205] (7409)
  • [2015-03-09 21:07]

Hello John,

Marvelous photo of this market place with the supporting spires and people. Very well composed and definitely a winner. I have never been to Ghent, but I was in Brussels when you hosted the World's Fair with the Atomium structure viewed by all. I think it was called Expo 58. I was a Captain in the US Army at the time.

I wrote you a comment about your perspective relative to my lens, versus yours, but decided I didn't want to offend you. You do a fine job in your presentations, but I miss many of these good pictures as I am addicted to golf.

Kindest Regards, Roger

Keep up the good work.

Salam dear John,


Now we see another your wonderful posts here,

A very beautiful and colourful market with the with many fine details,

Ghent writtn as the name of my town Ghaen :)


Superb post and Thanks!

Have a very nice and Glorious day, **

Amen! ***

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12630 W: 0 N: 15610] (158788)
  • [2015-03-09 21:48]

Hello

cette terrasse avec les tables et chaises le les nappe en petits carrés rouge et blanc quelle vue sur la place ces clochers en fond ce rendu quel rouge et vue quel captage sueprbe compo et iamge.
Bravo et amitié
nciou

Dear John sir,

Nice composed picture taken by you. The empty chairs are saying something.
I like the colours of this pic.

Nice place to visit.

Regards,
joginder

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  • Alco Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 218 W: 3 N: 630] (7537)
  • [2015-03-09 22:07]

Hello John,
Superb picture of that market place with a nice touch of spring atmosphere. Many beautiful things to see in your picture. Nice colorful foregroud with all these tables and chairs. The great architecture of the buildings in the background completes perfectly well the decor. TFS.
Regards
Alain

Hi John,
What a wonderfully crisp capture of this cafe. The colors and detail are extraordinary. Very well done my frien.
Warm regards,
GiovanniG

Hallo John,
Misschien wel de mooiste foto die ik ooit zag van de Vrijdagmarkt.
Het plein lijkt hier reusachtig groot. Mede door je keuze van standpunt en door de invulling van het plein met terrasjes op de voorgrond, kraampjes, bezoekers en het standbeeld van Jacob van Artevelde eerder middenin en dan nog de afstand tot aan de mooie gevels en het Toreken aan de overkant.
De bladerloze takken belemmeren geenszins het zicht en vormen bovenaan een goed kader.
De verschillende bestelwagens links zouden me eerder doen twijfelen wanneer ik daar een foto wil nemen. Maar uiteindelijk doen ze er hier weinig toe. Alle aandacht gaat naar meerdere andere interessantere onderwerpen op deze foto. Het beeld toont eigenlijk heel veel en is eveneens heel evenwichtig samengesteld.
De foto is zeer scherp, echt kleurrijk en toont een aangename sfeer met prachtige architectuur als decor.
Weer een beeld dat bezoekers van TE kan overtuigen Gent te bezoeken.
Echt klasse!
Vele groeten, Paul

Hello John! Superb perspective. Amazing tables. Fantastic architecture. Nice colours. Ideal saturation and sharpness. Very good exposure. Perfect frame. Regards!

Hi John!
Wonderful urban environment!
Very beautiful, attractive, pleasant-looking and inviting picture!
Special regards to the exposure, colors and composition!
TFS - congrats,
Cheers,
Neyvan

Hi John,
beautiful town indeed. There are so many attractive buildings squeezed in this one scene. Stylish townhouses and elegant towers. Finally the tables make a relaxing foreground and the naked trees decorate the relatively uniform sky.
Excellent work,
M

Ciao John, great view of lovely place, relaxing composition with fantastic architectures, fascinating atmposphere, beautiful natural colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9895 W: 175 N: 16354] (72773)
  • [2015-03-10 17:35]

john

marvelous view of this square. we can enjoy the beauty of those towers and façades. excellent use of the nude trees , tables and people in the area. a compo very beautiful, well done and not usual

hugs

jorge

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  • Periko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 640 W: 129 N: 988] (6944)
  • [2015-03-10 22:21]

Hello John
Splendid view of this place where the branches frame well the buildings in the foreground. Beautiful colours in the whole scenery. I really like it!

Kind regards
Pedro

Hello John,
Great view and composition, pleasant colours, peaceful atmosphere of this market square
best wishes,
Achim

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9447 W: 268 N: 3085] (103038)
  • [2015-03-11 3:57]

Hi John,
very nice place in Gandawa. Fine panoramic view. I like the old architecture in BG. Good composition. Very well done photo and interesting comment.
Have a nice day.
Aleksander

Hello John,
the well arranged tables and chairs are an open invitation to photograph, even if there are very few takers they do contribute greatly to your beautifully composed winter scene.
The skeletal trees and attractive buildings are also key ingredients of a fine photograph.
Regards Les.

Hi John!

I like very much how this image reflected Gent history...it shows how could live together the ancient buildings, the histoy, the memories and the culure, with modern times, let´s see terrace and people...and there is a line from ancient times until today...filled by this market that has been there for so many years until today...

It would be great to have a timelapse capture from 1199 until today!! ;)

Have a nice day.

Manu

Hello dear John and have a nice evening
what a beautifuk and pleasant place to
sit or to drink a coffee during free time
as always we have a dynanic postcard
with the trees without leaves
dominating this place and many people
everybody interested in something else
the excellent chosen poin t of view
shows the details of the ancient buildings
in the background and their impressive
architectural details
a real festival of colors
regards
Costantino

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  • danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13121 W: 298 N: 26115] (104838)
  • [2015-03-11 12:25]

hello John,
very nice the panoramic view of this section of the square of Gent with the lot of tables to waiting the customers strolling in it.The beautiful houses on the left and the impressive building on the backdrop of the scene make it even more effective.

Regards,Danos

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  • ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13274 W: 1022 N: 25835] (125559)
  • [2015-03-12 2:41]

Hello John,

Ghent is most certainly an attractive city in Flanders. Good sharpness and I am sure once the market closes all the customers will flock back to the empty al fresco dining area in the fg. Maybe it is too cold outdoors anyway. I know a lot of places have semi enclosed areas protected from the wind and sleet with heating stoves. Tfs.

It must be early since people are still coming to this market. Produce market is becoming popular in Las Vegas. I like your pov and it has good dof with nice details. Wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.

Hello John,
The tables are dressed for lunch, but the customers don't seem to be too keen on sitting outside on this early day of March (Well, I guess it has to be empty sometimes;). The sun is shining and the architecture is attractive with lots of interesting detail to enjoy. Beautiful perspective with the buildings and the cobbled square. The many people walking about bring this photo to life. Well done.
Best regards,
Jean

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  • PiotrF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3320 W: 2 N: 5261] (27568)
  • [2015-03-12 15:45]

Hello John,
Interesting view of Ghent with excellent perspective and depth. Good composition and quality.Interesting architecture.Amazing viewpoint and composition. Nice colours and light. Very well done.
Interesting notes.
Regards
Piotr

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  • berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7512 W: 201 N: 7196] (50508)
  • [2015-03-13 22:46]

Dear John,
Ghent is a beautiful a very nice city. Your photo shows us both qualities completely. Soft sunlight doing great here. its like a toys city.
Have a nice weekend.
Burak Erek

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  • mirosu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1587 W: 0 N: 3418] (16279)
  • [2015-03-13 23:15]

Bonjour John,
I really enjoy viewing your beautiful photos.
Excellent arrangement with beautiful view to nice town market place.
By placing the restaurant tables in foreground you have created a really strong composition. The light conditions are perfect, the colors very nice.
Very well done.
Greetings from Malaysia,
MIRO
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Hi John
Splendid scene of the beautiful square. The tables in the FG are really a good idea!! The young trees are making sure that the sky area is interesting and the skyline of the old buildings is like something from a fairytale.
Your photos are always of high quality but this one is extraordinarily well made, I think.
Cheers Frank

Hallo John,
sehr gute Präsentation von Gent, sehr schöne Farben und Bildschärfe, perfekte Arbeit!

Viele Grüße
Wolfgang

Bonjour John
Une place bien animée.Un scène de l'hiver bien mise en valeur par cet arbre dénudé.L'arrière plan est riche par toutes ces architectures.
Bonne soirée
Amicalement
Gildas

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  • Buin Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4249 W: 48 N: 10757] (42530)
  • [2015-03-14 12:53]

Hallo John!
What a lovely and inviting early sping scenery! The chairs and tables in foreground provide a very good depth and the viewer has the impression of standing there with you. The excellent quality of the photo gives the possibility of enjoying many of the architectural details.
A stroll there must be real pleasure - and most interesting.
Thank you for the informative note. It's really exemplary!
Greetings from again cold Westphalia - with fresh snow in the mountains!
Frank

Howdy John,

Inviting Ghent Plaza scene with the open air market shops, and the outdoor dining beckoning patrons, enhanced by the surrounding classical architecture. Looks like a fine place to sip tea.

Thank you for sharing,
Cheers,
Ray

Hallo lieve vriend John
Goed zicht op de plaats is erg mooi en aangenaam. Blootstelling helderheid en een goed uitgevoerd.

Bedankt voor het ondertekenen van deze mooie foto

Hello John,

friday market in Gent ... I can remember that I was at the same place during my last visit also on a merket day. Very good composition, fine colors and excellent light management. I think it was too cool weather to populate the wonderful terrace in foreground of your picture.

TFS.

With regards from Luxembourg

JC

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  • Didi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8606 W: 4442 N: 15087] (60612)
  • [2015-03-15 3:41]
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Bonjour mon ami
Une belle lumière incidente inonde cette place
Le ciel est relativement bien équilibré
Une image très appréciable
Sincères amitiés

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  • emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9021 W: 136 N: 22747] (113771)
  • [2015-03-15 6:46]

Hello John,

The tables are ready, covered for the guests, but it is probably still to cold to sit outside, they are empty. Excellent view of this square in Gent. Beautiful buildings in the background, nice monument. This Friday market doesn't seem specially big, but better to have it than the executions. Guillotine, brr. But after killing his relatives, he deserved it. Pleasant festive atmosphere.
Warm regrads MAlgo

Büyük Usta,
Belçika için harika belgesel fotograflar senden.Tabii bununla mutluluk duyuyorsundur.
Nefis bir netlik ve derinlikli mukemmel fotograf.
Selamlar Bodrum'dan
Ataman

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  • clic Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2581 W: 0 N: 2839] (19790)
  • [2015-03-15 8:51]

Goedenavond John
You show a much-attractive piece of art museun, masterly captured with those trees at mid-plane that add an hit of finery to your setup.
Many compliments for the inclusion of tables that compose an appealing color balance to the vivid decor.
Met vriendelijke groeten.
Robert

Hello John - what a lovely look at Flanders. The inclusion of the tables in foreground creates a nice, festive appearance. Amazing that this tradition has been ongoing for almost 900 years!

Thanks,
Andrew

Hello John.
After a few days of vacation, I'm again active in TE, enjoying your images.
Genial while original, the POV you've captured by including the tables of the restaurant in the foreground, showing a dramatic background with beautiful facades and splendid towers that stand by them. The trees give good graphics.
Very nice colorful tones very effective.
Good management of brightness and sharpness.
Superb image. My congratulations.
All the best and have a good start to the week.
Luis.

Hello John,
This is a nice shot of the skyline of Ghent with the checked clothed tables in the foreground. The table add both interest and depth for the shot. The lighting is great yielding good detail and color. The photo has excellent sharpness and depth.
TFS,
Asa

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  • bona Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1348 W: 122 N: 2844] (13739)
  • [2015-03-17 6:53]

Hi Jonh,

this photo make want to travel to there right now! Seating on this tables, drinking a coffee or eat something good and of course, taking photos of this beautiful view.
Lovely place, great photo.

Regards
Andre

heel veel te zien John,
mooie originele foto,
goed neergezet fraaie compositie.
gr. jaap

Hi John
great to see your photos again on TE after being away for a while.

wonderful shot! I like the way you have cleverly filled out the frame here, there are no dead spaces or negative spaces.

excellent exposure levels and colors, love this city view.
cheers
craig

A lovely setting for this old market and the colourful tables and chairs are a welcome addition. A beautiful capture my friend....

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  • Angshu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7852 W: 324 N: 16061] (56760)
  • [2015-03-25 22:12]

Dag John
The sqaure looks inviting with the chairs and tables out in the first hint of spring...I like the details you show here, espeically the steeples and the typical houses of the square...framed well with the trees. Lovely work!
Best Regards
Angshu

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  • jcpix Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1862 W: 2 N: 3787] (14008)
  • [2015-03-26 16:01]

Hi John,

Why, who would want to shop when you can sit down and enjoy the view and watching the world pass by instead...and it doesn't cost anything! :) A well timed composition to have this scenic square in full view through the barren tree branches. So much to absorb in this visual, and well layed out as always with your keen sense of composition. A lovely result for a lovely day! Hope all is going well. Take good care.

Friendly wishes from the desert,

Jason

Hello, John,
Yes, I know from your photos that Gent is really one of the most beautiful cities of Flanders. Very nice spring photo, the chairs and tables are waiting for the guests. Excellent composition and perfect quality, as always.
I also like to read your interesting historic notes.

Greetings from Kyoto!
Serghei

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  • daddo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3580 W: 114 N: 6321] (28594)
  • [2015-03-27 17:10]

Hi John. I love your photos for they project the feeling that everything is right with the world and that human beings have found the right balance in their lives.Time to stroll, to have a coffee, to chat with friends, to shop for bargains, to enjoy the sunshine, to appreciate their heritage and the hard work of their forefathers. Of course, like any place in the world, even here there is a bloody past hidden under the current peaceful atmosphere.Beautiful image full of nice things. Best wishes. Klaudio.

Hi John,
Very good visual impact with thes ecolors, nice architecture too, well framed with tables and chairs in the FG.

Hello John,

Beautiful photo ... The architecture of this square is beautiful. The colors of the buildings in the background and the dry trees give a special touch. I was here thinking that it must be very nice to sit in one of these tables and have a good coffee with milk on a fall day.

Congratulations photo, nice shot.

Greetings from Rio do Sul, Brazil.

Hi John,
beautiful buildings in bg and nice colored table in fg.
regards
Alessandro

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  • silah Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 288 W: 0 N: 252] (2798)
  • [2015-03-30 5:41]

Hi John

You have given us chance to see this beautiful square using wide angle framing. Well chosen POV and very clear image. Information that is given by you is very usable. TFS my friend, GREETINGS, Salih.

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  • boa Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 551 W: 2 N: 1380] (7715)
  • [2015-04-06 12:15]

Hi John,
unfortunately i haven't been to Gent yet but i can see from your pictures that it looks beautiful and interesting. As many other people i like to stroll in cities and admire old beautiful architecture and have a refreshing beer at a outdoor market:) Excellent overview of this market place, sharp and clear. We can also see interesting buildings in the background, well done my friend!

Have a nice evening/
Boa

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