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Breughel painting J - XII


Breughel painting J - XII
Photo Information
Copyright: John Maenhout (jhm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 23491 W: 523 N: 38990] (168524)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-01-11
Categories: Daily Life
Camera: Canonn 5D, Canon 16-35mm f2.8 L USM, Sandisk EXT.III4GB, B+W 77 010 UV-Haze 1x
Exposure: f/16, 1/50 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): My favorite pictures, RV Fav II, CLODO's selection IV, My best of 2009 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-01-25 23:37
Viewed: 17439
Favorites: 6 [view]
Points: 367
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is temporarily the last one winter picture, 50.000 visitors, skaters and walkers together, between Bruges and Sluis .
This Napoleon canal is 15 km long, with one big interruption at the Siphon on 7 km of Bruges
I have this picture taken against the evening against the sunset. This was the last hours of the ice pleasure.


History:

A study by Federico Formenti of the University of Oxford suggests that the earliest ice skating happened in Southern Finland about 4000 years ago. Originally, skates were merely sharpened flattened of bone strapped to the bottom of the foot. Skaters did not actually skate on the ice, but rather glided on top of it. True skating emerged when a steel blade with sharpened edges was used. Skates now cut into the ice instead of gliding on top of it. Adding edges to ice skates was invented by the Dutch in the 13th or 14th century. These ice skates were made of steel, with sharpened edges on the bottom to aid movement. The construction of modern ice skates has stayed largely the same.

I hope you like it.

Canon EOS 5D
Shooting Date/Time
11/01/2009 17:38:28
Tv(Shutter Speed)
1/50Sec.
Av(Aperture Value)
F16
Metering Modes
Partial metering
Exposure Compensation
0
ISO Speed
400
Lens
EF16-35mm f/2.8L USM
Focal Length
16,0 mm
Image size
4368 x 2912
Image Quality
RAW
Picture Style
Landscape

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To Guenther: favoritejhm 1 2009-01-26 09:31
To Buin: Breughel painting ... or notjhm 1 2009-01-26 09:40
To claudees: Do they carry prams too while skating?jhm 2 2009-01-27 05:56
To pasternak: cloningjhm 3 2009-01-28 03:25
To alvaraalto: Een koek en zopiejhm 1 2009-01-31 07:33
To batalay: Modern Flemishjhm 1 2009-01-31 08:58
To branley: It's a superb capturejhm 1 2009-02-20 03:31
To geester: dustjhm 5 2009-02-23 11:11
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Hi John
Wonderful colours and tones in this excellent picture of the frozen canal. Great POV and details. Very good photojob
Have a nice week
Aires

Hey John,
Nice wide angle view of the skating area and the sunset - good exposure control!
What I mostly like abuot this photo is the little kid right underneath the perspective line, which draw most of my attention due to it's location and star-like form...
Thanks for sharing this wintry scene!
Chen

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  • dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5873 W: 277 N: 11089] (86909)
  • [2009-01-25 23:46]

Bonjour John ,
Oui , cette scène évoque un tableau hollandais , avec tous ces petits personnages . Très joli , dans la lumière du soir . Un spectacle qui durera encore longtemps , si le climat ne se réchauffe pas sous nos lattitudes .
Amicalement
Denis

Hello John,

Only one word: superbe !
Bravo!Bravo pour cet "humanisation" du froid, pour cette vision de la vie dans des conditions inhabituelles un peu extrêmes.
Bravo pour la perspective, les couleurs, le cadrage.
belle image.
cordialement.

Hi John.

The soft colours in the background are impressive! And excellent contrast with the frozen atmosphere!

Rgs, OScar

Hello John
une superbe photo, les couleurs, la lumière et la composition tout y est vraiment en place
une très belle réussite
Amicalement
Hervé

hello john,
this looks great!
if bruegel took photos he would shoot scenes like these.
i like your composition very much. you used light masterfully.
this photo is an inspiration.
warm regards,
omer

I can figure out the kid skating because of his body movement. Rest of them appear to be standing still. Do they carry prams too while skating? Nice photograph which explains the daily life in Belgium. best wishes.

Hi John,
I like the deep perspective of the trees and the frozen canal in your setting. The festive environment that the skaters and walkers offer us in this place gives a good dynamism to the scene.
The luminosity and the tones of the sunset are wonderful, this one is a very attractive and elegant composition, which looks like a painting.
Great work, my friend.
Best regards,
Josep

Goede morgen John,

Dit wordt een flinke klapper voor je want van deze plaatjes schijnt men hier maar niet genoeg van te krijgen. De link naar Breughel is dan ook geheel terecht, maar ook de technische kwalitiet van belichting en compositie zullen mede bijdragen to het succes van deze foto.
Prima stukje werk vanuit een hoek die we al vaker zagen maar nog niet zo mooi als in deze winterplaat...

Prettige dag,

Henk

Yes indeed, John, a pure Bruegel landscape. It's absolutely impressive how we are being guided deep inside the picture, as if we didn't have any other choice. It simply takes over our concentration. Furthermore, your image is full of interesting details and outstanding dynamics. Wonderful!

Hello John,

the amount of people on the channel is just about like in Brueghel pictures... Interesting light!

have a great day!

Jeff

Dag John,
A simply nice photo to look at. The details of the scratched ice are very good as welkl as the folden horizon.
Groeten,
Paul

Hi John
Another amazing colors whom you have the secret
These lines, this sky, all is again perfect
Mickaël

Hello!
A fine view of this amount of skaters and walkers together on the channel in nice atmosphere.
Wonderful colours,light and good sharpness.
Greetings
Tadeusz

Ah, really a Brueghel painting! not only for the scene but also for the fine evening atmosphere and the intense warm colours. The sun setting at the end of the canal is a real marvel and you exposed it very vell. Quite remarkable like most of your photos. An unparalleled great work.
Best greetings,
Donato

Hoi, John.
Ja, ik kan het alleen maar beamen : het ziet er inderdaad uit als een van Brueghels meesterwerken. Het licht is fabelachtig Brueghels, het landschap is Brueghels... schitterend hoe je dit schijnbaar moeiteloos in mekaar hebt gezet en weergegeven. Het vloeit en glanst werkelijk als olieverf op linnen. CHAPEAUX, vriend. En bedankt! Ik wens je nog een hele fijne dag. Tot gauw,
Fulvio.

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  • ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13492 W: 1026 N: 26365] (127579)
  • [2009-01-26 2:13]

Hi John

Superb use of diminishing linear perspective with the canal, & the reflection of the sunset in the glassy, frozen ice, is superb. Good sharpness & nice repetition of the gaunt trees, either side. Tfs!

salut john
une perspective de ce canal gelé qui n'en fini pas avec en fond un ciel de coucher aux couleurs top, une endroit fréquenté a voir tous les patineurs, beau travail
amitiés
gilbert

Ja john,
deze is bijzonder fraai, veel mooier dan Uw laatste. De diepte het mooie licht en de uitstekende belichting zijn hier debet aan. Zeer fraai fotowerk John proficiat. prettige dag verder
groet jaap

Bonjour, mon ami John,
Le cadrage donne l'importance du canal ! Magnifique perspective jusqu'au point de fuite !
Une image colorée et pleine de vie malgré la froidure qui règne.
Une excellente composition à placer soigneusement parmi les très belles réussites.
Amitiés.
Philippe

Bonjour John,

Vraiment très beau encore une fois, c'est exact on song à Brueghel avec toute cette animation sur la glace. J'aime beaucoup la façon dont tu as capté la texture de la glace. Superbe perspective également vers un ciel coloré. Une grande photo.
Amitiés,
Roger

Hi John
a nice frozen perspective, good colors also.
just a small part in the sky seems overexposed
regards
didier

Hello John!
All those people having lots of fun in their colorful clothes couldn't be a better idea for this impressively beautiful photograph! The frozen canal surrounded by those double rows of trees is a very interesting and truly wonderful spot in Belgium and you always take superb pictures there! In this one, the sky is also very very nice and plays an important role in the composition of this image!
TFS - Congratulations!
Warmest regards,
Neyvan

Hello John,
Indeed, a composition very much in the vein of Breughel. A lovely long deep perspective with that wonderful wintry sky for a backdrop. I like the sense of animation and the way the bare branches of the trees are silhouetted against that sky. Fine photo work.

Hello John,
The ignited horizon lights the scene superbly. I appreciate the management of the light. The sight has much depth. The stripped trees are perfect on this sky. The few bright colors are pleasant. A very beautiful image of the daily life and leisures of the Belgians. A very beautiful work.
Have a nice day.
Cordially
Joël

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10909 W: 126 N: 19817] (103541)
  • [2009-01-26 4:12]

Ooooo.j'ai compris que c'etait ta photo en regardants les miniature et sans lire la signature! Ton style est unique et exceptionel,une autre photo superbe dans un moment parfait! Mes compliments et bonne semaine,Luciano

Hi John,

The presence of the people on the frozen canal is an asset to the composition. The point of view takkes our eyes toward the horizon which giving depth and perspective to the photo. The trees are framing well the canal. The light is enhancing the colors of the scenery. Have a nice day.

Pierre

Bonjour John
rien de mieux que les sports d'hiver pour la santé, belle photo très vivante avec tous ces gens qui s'amusent.
Amitiés
Jean-Pierre

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  • belido Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5207 W: 315 N: 5056] (19934)
  • [2009-01-26 4:25]

Hi John,

stunning winter photography. There are two good points in this one: the strong perspective which leads us to the infinite and the lighting, specially on the sky. It's such a pleasant seen, very well done!
Regards,
Carlos

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  • hdl Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1402 W: 14 N: 1577] (7035)
  • [2009-01-26 4:44]

Ik vraag me af hoe je het blijft doen. Prachtige foto en nog extra aantrekkelijk door de kleuren bij zonsondergang. Heel heel mooi.

SAlut John..
Quelle perspective.. à l'infini.. Avec un super coucher de soleil.. Et tous ces gens sur la glace.. Une photo intemporelle..
Elle est superbe
Bravo

Cyril

Bonjour John,
Une photo tout en pronfondeur.
La pallette de couleur du ciel est magnifique
Patricia

John
Belle référence à Breughel avec tous ces petits personnages, ce paysage d'hiver et cette gestion de la lumière . Une sacrée composition!
Amicalement
JJ

Hi John,

WOW! What a wonderful view! Perspective is great, people add a lot of life.

Very well done!

Gio

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  • ymrk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1442 W: 145 N: 1953] (15085)
  • [2009-01-26 6:20]

John;
The lovely sporting and original landscape,different this!Very fine your outlook with perfect details.Wonderful trees in graphic factors,dear master!
Have a nice day,take care yourself!

Yağmur

Ciao John,
Great! What a wonderful view! Perspective as usual is great, and there are also incredible colors in this one.
People add a pleasant sense of life.
Very well done!
Have a nice week dear friend.

Giorgio

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  • BennyV Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2306 W: 34 N: 4012] (22845)
  • [2009-01-26 7:10]

Dag John,

Inderdaad een beetje Breugheliaans, deze plaat. Heerlijke chaos op het ijs. Mooi spiegeleffect in de compositie met meer bomen linksbove en meer mensen rechtsonder, maar het mooiste is dat licht in de verte.

Benny

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  • Cormac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2553 W: 61 N: 5828] (26565)
  • [2009-01-26 7:34]

Like a Breughel painting is absolutely right! This combines the beautiful landscape (especially the rows of trees) with the cultural part of including all the skaters, making it a remarkable picture. Well done!

Great shot John, goes right along with the similar one unfrozen. Having lived in places where it doesn't ever freeze I know that those folks benefit from these photo, seeing what they will never experience in person. Color is awesome and detail is fantastic, great capture.

Greg

Hi John,
Superb POV!The compositions is very beautiful with strong colours and a good details.
Excellent work!
TFS/Regards

the trees emphasize the perspective lines strongly, great POV and moment, the lighting in the sky is good! (but why the clone tool has been used ? (visible)
jc

Hello John,
Very nice composition with beautiful colors, i like the people have fun on the frozen canal, they do your picture alive.
Best regards, Vasilis.

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  • Buin Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4249 W: 48 N: 10757] (42534)
  • [2009-01-26 8:31]
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Hallo John!
This IS a Breughel painting ... or not...!? Please look here ;-)
A truly wonderful and inviting scenery!
Greetings from cool but sunny Westphalia!
Frank

Hi john,

I have no comment to add: just a masterpiece! This morning when I saw it first I just added it to my favorits... chapeau.

Günther

hi john,
A fine composition making good use of the canal and trees as lead-lines. Your photo has a pretty well chosen pov and an elaborated composition that helped to enhance the interest of the place,


best regards
didier

Hello John,
A magnificent view, I admired it. An interesting event,
Best regards,
Tulay

Hallo John,
Danzij het dikke ijs kon je het midden van het kanaal als standpunt voor de foto uittesten en het resultaat is prachtig !
De gloed achter beide rijen bomen en de weerkaatsing op het ijs bezorgt deze moderne Breughel een aangename en warme atmosfeer.
Scherpe weergave van alle krassen en lijnen, het resultaat van het genieten van 50.000 bezoekers.
Proficiat met deze bijzonder mooie winterfoto !
Groeten, Paul

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  • mumek Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1913 W: 31 N: 2944] (20202)
  • [2009-01-26 12:00]

Good afternoon John!
Really your picture reminds me work of Pieter Brueghel. Great composition with beautiful evening light. Very lovely view at the frozen canal. Very impressive work.My compliments
regards
ziggy

Ciao John,
brr... your shot made me feeling cold, but happy.
The title you choose matches your shot very well! Vivid colors on the white snow, gentle light, an high POV and perspective, all these details make a "real" Bruegel painting!
I love your pictorial rendition of such a colorful scene!
Laura

Ciao John, fascinating winter composition with lovely people, wonderful perspective and fantastic sunset colors, very well done, ciao Silvio

Hi John,
I don't just like it, I love it! Wonderful shot, so full of life and so sharp and colorful. Very well done! Exceptional!
Thanks and take care,
Linda

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  • Juntas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1449 W: 216 N: 1809] (7960)
  • [2009-01-26 13:56]

Hi John. Very nice scene full of action. Sunset colors are very beautiful and definition is great too. Very well done. Regards. PAulo

John,
This is a great shot of these people enjoying the frozen canal. Your composition is great using the canal and tree lines to lead the eye through the shot. The lighting and colors are great with excellent sharpness and DOF. The late afternoon sun provides great warm colors.
TFS,
Asa

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  • gunbud Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5926 W: 8 N: 8034] (34066)
  • [2009-01-26 16:50]

Hi John,
You have captured the end of a beautiful winter day as these happy skaters are seen in the warm late hour glow.
Beautiful texture to the ice that is wonderfully framed by the long line of trees.
Great depth is seen as the ice and trees lead to the distant sky of flattering gold and blue.
Regards, Tom

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  • ifanik Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1824 W: 52 N: 3687] (21679)
  • [2009-01-26 18:13]

Excellent composition my friend
Congratulations
Great photo!!!!!
Best regards
Nick

Hi John,
An absolutely perfect winter recreation shot and wow, would I love to be out there enjoying the skate! Great perspective and the early evening hour adds a very nice light touch. Well done and TFS. Gerald

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  • hispic Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1191 W: 368 N: 1784] (9652)
  • [2009-01-26 19:23]

Hello John,
A lot of people enjoying skating on the canal have been caught with an excellent composition and tone. The texture of the ice has also exquisitely depicted. Splendid work!
Regards, Hisashi

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  • cbrman Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3098 W: 263 N: 4835] (21675)
  • [2009-01-26 21:55]

Hello John,

Une très bonne image pleine de vie et d'animations ! J'aime beaucoup le fiat que l'on puisse voir du monde jusqu'à perte de vue dans cette magnifique perspective qui mène à cette très belle lumière. La qualité est excellente.
Bravo !

A+

Dominique

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9446 W: 268 N: 3085] (103038)
  • [2009-01-26 23:30]

Hi John,
friends all told You. Great image, yes, like painted by Breughel, scene is similar. Excellent quality. I like it.
Gr., Aleksander

Hoi John,

Een heel mooi plaatje! Very Breughel like, though his paintings are quite light in the sky. The sun might have set too much for him, but the whole scene is surely Breugel!

Greetings,
Dennis

Olá John,


Image impressive to me, why live in Portugal.A wonderful winter scene presented here. The image of the winter are always very spectacular and lovely for looking,but pitying for the cold period.
Best regards,
Filipe

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  • JCG Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5328 W: 737 N: 9440] (35153)
  • [2009-01-27 6:30]

Bonjour John,

Ces canaux sont suffisamment nombreux et spacieux pour contenter tous les amoureux de la glisse... Superbe perspective ici avec cette foule à perte de vue. J'aime effectivement cette belle lumière du soir qui donne des reflets orangés sur la glace de toute beauté. Moment qui laisse de bien beaux souvenirs, merci John.

Avec toutes mes amitiés et une très bonne fin de journée,

Jean-Charles

This really looks like an old Dutch/Flemish painting of Breugel or Averkamp. Central perspective works good, there are strange lines in the sky though, and I think this must be a "cloning" artefact of your PP...

Cheers
A

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  • emilbo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2054 W: 498 N: 2162] (22616)
  • [2009-01-27 10:01]

Salut John!
Merveilleuse vue sur le canal au coucher du soleil et excellente perspective. On a l'impression que les deux rangées d'arbres n'ont pas de fin. J'ai un porte-folio des peintures de Bruegel et c'est vrai que ça lui ressemble. Bel éclairage et superbes couleurs.
Tous mes compliments,
Amicalement,
Emilius

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  • azaf1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2217 W: 153 N: 3554] (15929)
  • [2009-01-27 11:05]

Hi John

It's just a beauty. Great perspective, gorgeous light at the end and those coloful jackets a final touch to the painting.

Compliments, my friend, and TFS
Argiris

An excellent title, this is clearly the same kind of theme which inspired the diffrent painters of this family (except than the colors of the cloths were less bright in that time: mostly black and brown). But you also managed to catch a beautifull color in the sky in the background, which adds a lot to counter balance the cold effect of the ice.

All the best,

Emmanuel

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  • zeca Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2801 W: 157 N: 4803] (19762)
  • [2009-01-27 15:56]

Hello John!
Very nice capture from Flanders! The sunset colours are pleasant and the ice is amazing. Nice view!
Regards,
Zeca

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  • danyy Gold Star Critiquer [C: 8943 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2009-01-27 22:59]

Bonjour John,
un moment bien choisi dans le journée pour les lumières rouges de l'horizon. Bien vue ces lignes de fuites et la perspective.
Une photo nette, bien éclairée, un moemnt privilégié avec ce canal gelé.
Regards.
daniel.

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  • Angshu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7852 W: 324 N: 16061] (56760)
  • [2009-01-28 0:11]

Dag John
The deep perspective with the sun at the end of the tunnel...excellent! Love the reflection of the sun on the ice. The skaters here definitely add a lot to the scene. A wonderful shot. I see some marks/pattern above the tree line on the right...maybe a smudge & some dust marks?
Best Regards
Angshu

Perfect saturation and toning. Great composition. Wonderful colours and fantastic POV.
Best wishes,
Achim

Hello john,
YES...
Un beau moment que tu nous montre ici,
ce ciel coloré donne une belle ambiance à la photo.
bien vu.
yves

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  • danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13192 W: 298 N: 26312] (105592)
  • [2009-01-28 8:06]

Hello John,
impressive scene from this frozen channel with a lot of people to enjoy the skating and the other activities on it.The perspective that created from the line of the trees are great as the depth of field.Well done.

Have a nice evening,Danos

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  • Waylim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2732 W: 154 N: 6183] (25436)
  • [2009-01-28 9:12]

John,
Wow, another really wonderful image full of colors and winter activity over the frozen canal which look like a street, a perfect and natural skating ring. Something that I have not seen or done before, other the small man made skating ring. Absolutely beautiful with so much details. Thanks
Way

Bonsoir John
La ligne chaude sur la perspective de ces arbres donne tout son caractère à cette très jolie composition.
Bonne soirée
Amicalement
gildas

Goedenavond John,
With all the people on the canal it gets a lot more animated and interesting than your usual empty canal perspectives, so you used well these unusual conditions to deliver a different variation on your favorite subject.
Groeten JY

Hi John,
This picture is a masterpiece,very nice scenery.
great composiiton and nice sharpness,
Georg

Hi dear John,
A wonderful moment.colours,reflections and depth are excellent.very fantastic atmosphere like an old picture.great framing and fine sharpness.well done.TFS
Best wishes

Cevdet

Hi, John -

When I think of Brueghel, browns are the first colors that come to mind, but I do see the resemblance here in his use of colorful peasants and country scenes, though I don't specifically recall any iced rivers in his paintings.

All that aside, this is a splendid photo, with the people grouped in prime locations and being active, the lines of trees and ice leading to a gorgeous sunset sky. I do have a bit of a problem with the slight wide angle distortion, but that's nothing much.

Best,
Dan

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  • dumbo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 502 W: 64 N: 199] (4541)
  • [2009-01-29 2:13]

Hello John,
Just fantastic winter shot with excellent mood and colors. I like this composition and your high POV.
Well done!

Regards,
Eino

Hoi John,
Je wachtte op het juiste moment wat licht betreft. Interessant verloop naar de horizon
terwijl het beschaatste ijs op de voorgrond bijna uitnodigd om de ijzers onder te binden.
Kortom prachtige opname,
Groet Henk

Hi,
Amazing!!!
What a spectacle, can't believe the eyes. Your shot is now my desktop wallpaper

Rajeev

Ciao John. Vivace strepitio di luci e colori che le presenze umane aumentano con il movimento. Un capolavoro l'orizzonte che chiude la prospettiva.

Roberto

Hello friend,
Linda esta tua foto com este canal congelado e o pessoal todo a patinar , gostei muito das árvores levam o nosso olhar para o horizonte com o pôr do sol , boas cores, parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo

Bonjour John.
Cette photo est une pure merveille avec cette perspective qui aboutit sur le soleil couchant et ces patineurs comme dans un tableau de Bruegel l'Ancien
c'est du grand art.
Amicalement,
Jacques

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12874 W: 0 N: 15687] (160805)
  • [2009-01-29 9:42]

Hello,

Merveilleuse image de ces patineurs, quel cadrage, on voit à merveilles les marque sur la glace des patins, avec ces allée d'arbre, cett perspetive, le cile ornagé en fond, une merveille.

Bravo et amitié

Nicou

Hello John,

really an amazing picture like an old painting.Everything has been said about this excellent photojob.I would just say that I like it very much.TFS.

With regards from Luxembourg

Jean-Claude

Hi John,
Well framed with a large foreground on the ice, superb lines with trees and wonderful light well captured.

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  • stego Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4422 W: 612 N: 7301] (24132)
  • [2009-01-29 16:21]

Hi John,
"Breughel paintings" is something that abounds in your gallery. You are a master at photographically exploring these canals border with trees, using the wonderful light in a fascinating way. I like also to see all those people enjoying the cold day and the ice; it's remarkable how they don't make any clutter and are part of the charm of the image instead.
Regards, José.

Hello John,
I like your composition very much. you used light masterfully.It simply takes over our concentration.Regards.

Hi John
You did the best..This shot in my opinion must be one of your best..The point of view that has been taken is the best,the lighting
perfect,the way the details are presented
Dreamy photo and I like the landscape
because it evokes a sense of peacefulness..
regards and compliments
Costantino

Hello John,
Thank you so much for this awesome painting of the canal with the best pov and colouration, I adored it! excellent wintery atmosphere and a happy one as well!
my appreciation for your wonderful works
warmest regards
Tony

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  • Didi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8643 W: 4446 N: 15178] (61070)
  • [2009-01-30 10:31]

Bonjour mon cher John
J'apprécie cette perspective sous une belle luminosité hivernale.
Cela me fait drôle de voir tout ce monde se promener sur la glace en espérant qu'elle soit solide :)
Amitiés.

- Another very nice picture John, you'd think a card to the wishes of good years, the light at this hour is superb and perspective really successful, alas, the winter will soon finish and this will deprive us of your mythical pictures, anyway, bravo still for this time!
Have a nice weekend.
giorgio

Hallo John,

Mooi ook de avondzon glinsterend op het ijs. Heerlijk winterlandschap vol met ijsplezier. Een koek en zopie zou hier op z'n plaats zijn om de schaatsers van de nodige warme consumpties te voorzien.

groet Rob

Hello Dear John,

I join the chorus of admirers of this superb shot, complemented by a highly informative note. The title even is also enticing, I can see a Breughel painting here. The composition, light management, subject, colors, resolution are all flawless, making this the Modern Flemish Master, John Maenhout.

Warm regards,

Bulent

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  • trekks Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2260 W: 172 N: 4300] (14348)
  • [2009-01-31 16:34]

hello John

Surely this kind of scene is a joy to view, because everything about a peaceful place can be seen here, the frozen ice to mean a good platform of the world for all the skaters to enjoy. Very well captured mood of the light and great composition of this work.

tfs, bill

Encore un paysage hivernal qui ne passe pas inaperçu.

Les points de fuite font en sorte de laisser croire au spectateur que les arbres et la patinoire vont jusqu'à l'infini.

jean-Pierre

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  • daddo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3580 W: 114 N: 6323] (28618)
  • [2009-02-01 0:01]

Hi John. Every time i come back to your gallery i feel that I have missed out by not dropping in more regularly.Such beautiful winter scenes. And this one is like a painting, one with hints of Breughel. It is assuring that despite technological advances, people's pleasures are still linked with those of their forefathers. Glorious light, exceptional depth towards the vanishing point and beautiful colours. Masterful and a joy to look at. Klaudio.

Bonjour John,
Le titre est bien trouvé car cette vue fait effectivement penser à un tableau de Breughel vec tous ces personnages sur la glace du canal!
La composition avec cette perspective et ses couleurs de l'hiver est tout à fait réussie.
Well done
Amicalement
Jean-Luc

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  • Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8600 W: 157 N: 13579] (115837)
  • [2009-02-01 3:56]

Witaj John!
I like this Daily Life shot.
Good frame and perspective.
Nicely place.
The persons add savor of photo.
Regards
Krzysztof

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  • TopGeo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4041 W: 93 N: 8298] (38216)
  • [2009-02-01 5:52]

Hi John! Wonderful colours and tones in this excellent picture with light and good sharpness They is picture that I like Have in the first level colours and atmosphere of winter and in the background hotly and combined with sunset the composition great at the prospect and good subject that impresses
Georgios

Dag John,

een zeldzaam zicht, heel mooi in beeld gebracht, het warme licht van de ondergaande zon geeft het beeld een uitzonderlijke kwaliteit. Een prettige week nog.

Wolf

Bonjour John,
C'est tout à fait ça (si ce n'est les vêtements) restitué dans une splendide lumière qui recrée l'ambiance du peintre.
A bientôt sur TE pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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  • MarcT Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2055 W: 428 N: 4747] (20964)
  • [2009-02-01 13:04]

Salut John,
Superbe cadrage, lumière et couleurs.
On dirait un tableau de peintre flamand.
Amitiés
Marc

Hi John, Excellent prospective as the eye is drawn down the line of trees, I call this an amazing sight to see a canal frozen like this, the light is wonderful & a great fun scene, kind regards Wilson.

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2009-02-01 14:24]

Hello John,
Fantastic capture with great perspective of the river ice and the long rows of trees. Excellent composition and great dynamism. Bravo!
Best regards,
Charo

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  • dip Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3351 W: 0 N: 2971] (23892)
  • [2009-02-01 21:53]

Excellent capture of the winter scene John!
Wonderful light and colors,great perspective and framing,
Greetings,
Dimitris.

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  • s_lush Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1978 W: 47 N: 4467] (16602)
  • [2009-02-02 4:06]

Hello John,
This is a light and holiday-mood picture despite of near-sunset time of capturing. The management of light and colors is perfectly good, as well as the quality, with so big sharpness and depth of focus. Great job!
Best regards,
Sergiy

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  • jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10025 W: 175 N: 16623] (73931)
  • [2009-02-02 6:28]

john

amazing view. the light is perfect and the colors fantastic. I liked the way people are in the place, the soft reflections of the light in the ice and the shapes of these trees are other fabulous details of this perfect work. well done, congratulations

hugs

jorge

Hello John,
Wow...very impressive view! Superb scenery... The POV, light and colours are very good. I really like this perfect symmetry with trees. Well done!
Have a good evening.
Regards,
Darek

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  • MLINES Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2255 W: 203 N: 2719] (12516)
  • [2009-02-02 12:39]

Hi John, Good pespective looking along this frozen canal. The colours at the far end are warming, but obviously chilly unless well dressed. I have always liked your canal photos and now this adds another dimension. TFS. Murray.

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  • Emile Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4365 W: 152 N: 5590] (20352)
  • [2009-02-03 7:08]

Hola John.
Superb winter scenery with the people skating on the frozen canal, your centered POV is very good creating a good perspective and depth effect, nice colors and wonderful composition.
TFS.
Best regards.

Helo John
What for a amaizing place for ice skating and amaizing scene
Not all day posible
TFS
Cheers,Braca

Hi John
Beautiful capture of the skating rink. Excellent perspective and colours. As I said to Jaap, I`m impressed by the amount of people having fun from this activity.
Regards

P.S. It is very interesting to see how the landscape-specialist take a portraits and other photographs :).

Hello John.
One of your classics! Yes, it is like a Breughel for sure. Wonderful exposure and superb sharpness of all the details, especially in the ice itself. Marvellous colour tones in the sky, but perhaps also a strange looking cloud! I like the glint of sunlight on the ice. Very nice work as usual.
Regards,
Andrew

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  • parbo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2432 W: 15 N: 3160] (11092)
  • [2009-02-06 11:52]

Dag John,

Your skilfully build point of view created an excellent perspective while adding splendid light reflections on frozen canal too. Dried, naked trees, busy skiers are perfect additions especially with your excellent timing for capturing fantastic reddish lights. Congratulations. Have a nice weekend.

Best Regards,

Ertugrul

Great location, great view, a magnificent sunset, congratulations.
Best regards.
Yahya

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  • faubry Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3071 W: 341 N: 4525] (35447)
  • [2009-02-07 14:29]

merveilleuse photo comme un tableau de Breughel en effet... belle perspective avec l'alignement des arbres,vraiment bravo
francine

Bonjour mon Ami John,
Très bon contre-jour de ce coucher de soleil sur le canal Napoléon. (Tiens, le Corse est passé par là ? ;o))
Des couleurs, du dynamisme, de la profondeur extrême avec ce canal qui n'en finit plus et ces rangées d'arbres ouverts en évantails pour nous guider sur l'horizon.
Cette image mérite son succès.
Excellent dimanche
Pierre

Bonjour John,
Une bien belle image avec une belle perspective sur cette rivière gelée ! Le moment est bien choisi avec ce superbe ciel !!
Bravo !!

Hi John,
wow ! This really looks like an old masterpiece! I think everything is excellent in this photo, colors,compo,POV you name it. I wish I could take such good photos.
Best regards
Boa

Hello John, The warm glow from the setting sun looks beautiful in this lovely winter scene, great POV giving you excellent depth with the frozen canal flanked by the bare trees disappearing into the distance. A very beautiful scene, well realized.
Thank you
Regards
Santo

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  • GLEM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 458 W: 115 N: 422] (3004)
  • [2009-02-19 13:43]

salut John,
toujours un plaisir de découvrir tes images. Merci également pour la nouvelle intro plus personnelle. Cette image récente semble pourtant ancienne avec ces couleurs passées.
bravo.

gaetan

This has great depth and a lovely perspective John. The colours of the setting sun are perfect and each person leads me further into the image. It's a superb capture my friend.

Warm regards

Stephen

Hallo John. Hier zeigt sich der Winter von der schönsten Seite. Das Photo erinnert mich auf angenehmste Weise an die Bilder des Malers Pieter Breughel. Du hast diese schöne Winterscene wiederum in meistervoller Art mit Deiner Kamera eingefangen. Anerkennung dafür. Viele Grüße, Wolfgang.

Outstanding image John
great work Impressive WA photo.
TFS
Rui

Hi John,

A nice picture of a frozen canal that leads the eye from front to back. The flashes of red attract my eye as well. I can't help but notice a lot of dust in the sky though. Gotta clean that sensor. I wish I could post an image with dust and get 250 points:-)

Graeme

Hi John,
Amazing shot! The colors of the sky are superb.
Great prespective!
Grat capture!
tfs
Kostas

A painting with warm colours indeed...
A beauty, John !

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  • UlfE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2518 W: 81 N: 3654] (14641)
  • [2009-03-05 10:27]

Hi John,

Wonderful skating picture. This really looks like a Breughel painting. I love the your composition with the canal that never ends. Beautful light and colours. TFS and have a nice evening!

Cheers,

Ulf

Hello John,

I'm always impressed when I see the activity on the canal ice during winter months!
Sleighs and skates and some on their feet only, they all seem to enjoy the outdoor life...
Amazing perspective in the scene that is topped by the fine winter sunset!

Greetings,
Pablo -

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  • Amaz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2921 W: 346 N: 2836] (11475)
  • [2009-03-21 3:21]

Lovely inspiration and superb shot!!!

Hi John,
Excellent framing and composition, great light management, beautiful colours! Congratulations!Perspective and depth are very well.
Antonello

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  • siolaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4829 W: 629 N: 10303] (38294)
  • [2009-04-04 1:41]

Hi John,
Before reading the title, just at the sight of the thumbnail, i said to myself... wow that looks like a Flamand master painting!
It seems that only the people clothing have changed since those days!
Light management is fine, although the counterlight was difficult, and colors are well rendered. Good POV ad framing
Greetings
Laurent

A wonderful photo, both in light and appeal, the title is right for this, well seen and done John, compliments.
Have a nice Sunday
Ciao
Vinicio

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  • riclopes Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6857 W: 151 N: 10359] (35577)
  • [2009-05-01 0:04]

Olá John, this series is amazing and kind of exotic for me since we don't have anything similar in Portugal. What a wonderful avenue for fun on the ice. It seems that you were located on a good advantage POV. Great perspective, marvellous tones of sunset.
warm regards,
ricardo

Hello Dear John
great atmosphere
i like perpective
i like composition,light and colors
thanks for sharing
best regards
Ozhan

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  • coco Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5177 W: 140 N: 6388] (30439)
  • [2009-06-13 3:42]

And hi again, John.

How were you able to manage the light in this way? Really a great work.

Regards.

Ciao John!
Un quadro decisamente naif! L'atmosfera delle opere di Breughel c'è tutta! Questa foto è magistrale, racconta emozioni, paesaggi, usi costumi, oltre ad avere qualità tecniche e professionali eccellenti! E' una foto da guardare, da studiare con attenzione perchè ogni piccolo dettaglio racconta qualcosa..come le opere di Breughel!
Saluti, Nino.

Ciao John,
interessante immagine accompagnata da una buona nota.
DOF e sharp sono al top. Complimenti anche per la gestione della luce.

Well done!
Francesco

Hi, John,

I see in your work three elements that are essential in a master:
(1) A strong "eye" for the photographic moment.
(2) Excellent technical skill with attention to the finest details.
(3) Commitment to hard work over long time periods.

While no great student of art history, I can see the echoes of Breughel in your use of people in this image.

The strong geometric lines in the boundaries of the canal and the bare trees draw the viewer wonderfully from the groups of people in the foreground back to this very attractive sunset. And we enjoy the journey along the canal, as you have populated the image with individuals and small groups of people with just enough detail to give a real sense of living in this moment.

One last detail to note: the very pleasant reflection of the sunset sky in the ice along the center line of the canal.

Outstanding!
- William

Hello John -

I like this one! The trees, the light, and human activity all work together. I mentioned in my last comment that I read the canals do not freeze enough to skate on but your image definitely proves that that concept is totally bogus. Well done - I like it!

Thank you for sharing.

John

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 969 W: 0 N: 1364] (7101)
  • [2009-09-09 21:56]

Hi John,
it is impossible not to like this shot. Very captivating indeed with a well composed perspective.
The subjects are well placed and most of all the mood is being set for the surrounding. I colud feel the beauty and the wonder of being in such a lovely winter, as I never experience any.
I makes me feel be one of the spectator at this spectacular place.
Great presentation.

regards,
Foozi

Hello again John

Faboulous shot you've captured.
excellent symetry lines
colours are vivid
composition is eye pleasing

excellent work
Craig

Hello John,

What a wonderful natural ice rink ! The perspective and the colors make a very well done picture.

Kind regards - Franco

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  • CLODO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2626 W: 1281 N: 2903] (37234)
  • [2010-01-05 13:33]

Hi john
absolutly fabulous, which really looks like the old dutch painting!
Happy new year
Hats off!
CLODO

Hi Jonh,
impressive the deep of this view, and the colors, sharpen, and all people in the scene are wonderful. Great job, my friend.
Regards,
Lucas

Hi John,
stunning winter photography.The festive environment with the skaters and walkers. excelent landscap with magical sunlight.nice composition.
The scenery is magnificent.
Have a nice day
Sanjiban

Hello John,
amazing image, really Breughels style and colours.
Extra perspective and sunset.
People on the first plane in this fantastic light - great mood.
A plenty of important elements take part in this image.
Peace of art !
Best regards Tomas

Hello
Picture really like from image of the master Breughel. Crowds of people sliding on ice channel. While I am not mistaken, once under the frozen canals held marathon skating. Beautiful light, beautiful sky. Excellent colors and sharpness.
Best Regards
Joseph

Hi John,

you show like no other the beauty of your country... Just perfect!!

Best regards.

Ahah, I did not read the title, and yes, indeed, Brueghel comes to mind. One has to admit it is less time-consuming to shoot than to paint, but your skills do not leave us wanting, the light is marvelous and I love that little guy right smack in the middle of the frame. Precious.

Hi John,

What a sublime image of this wintery wonderland. It is wonderful to see so many people outdoors and enjoying themselves here in the cold. My grandmother fondly tells me stories about ice skating on lakes in rivers during her childhood in the Netherlands. I can see now how it can bring the community together. Here in the subtropics, any ice skating is done indoors, and it's a bit of an odd feeling to go from 30C outside, stepping into 0C inside. Delightful composition here with the clusters of people, scratched ice and glowing sky.

Matt

Daag John,
fine shot of winter pleasures! I like the colours of the sunset and the rows of the trees leading to horizon.
Kind regards from snowy Germany,
Roland

hello John,
I am fairly new to TE and have just found your excellent portfolio. This one struck me immediately as very interesting and unusual. The ice has brilliant light and detail. The long perspective with the trees lining the canal is very graphic. I have spent a lot of times on English canals (and also a week on the Canl du Midi) so always enjoy looking at photos of canals in other countries.
Regards, Ann

Hi John,
This one nice example for vanishing point... The depth and the orange tint at horizon and the pattern made by the trees all together is a cute one... and good informative text... thanks Dron

Hello John,

Interesting place caught in a wonderful picture.
TFS!

Best regards,

Ovidiu

Hi John,
This marvelous scating-on-the-canal picture is posted on the "profile" page and I see it everytime when searching yours - always say to myself it's time to post a critique ...
So I do today: The good DOF upon the red-orange sunset on far horizon is most fabulous, people on icey canal adds a dynamic scale to image.
Adoreable, very enlighting.
Ike

DEAR JOHN
IT IS A VERY BEAUTIFUL PHOTO. SHOWS A VERY SWEET SIDE OF LIFE EVEN IT IS WINTER. FANTASTIC COLORS AND FANTASTIC SHARPNESS. THE FONT OF THE SUN LIGHT GIVES A EXTREMELY GOOD COLOR BETWEEN THE TREES. THANKS
THANKS ALSO FOR YOUR KIND CRITIQUE

HERCULES FROM GREECE

Hallo John,

Een heerlijk winterse plaat.
Wederom heb je een mooie standpunt ingenomen,
dat samen met de goede verdeling heel veel
diepte creëert.
Ook de belichting is heel goed elk detail
is goed te zien en zorgt ook voor mooie en
warme kleuren.
Iemand schreef dat deze foto op een schilderij
lijkt, ik ben geheel met diegene z'n mening
eens.

Samengevat: ik heb genoten.

Vriendelijke groeten,
Robert

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  • gmg Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 357 W: 74 N: 188] (4202)
  • [2011-04-27 8:45]

Hi John!

A stunning image of an absolutely uncommon landscape for me.
I like the contrast between cold and warm tones and the perspective leading to the setting sun

TFS

gmg

The two lines of trees leading us to the horizon are beautiful, and I like the people scattered all over the place. Wonderful colors and very good composition. Congratulations!

A wanderful shot John.. just loved it .. the vanishing line with sun set & people enjoying.. a good atmosphere..

Have a nice day..

Regards,
Ravin

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  • dale54 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 840 W: 0 N: 973] (11235)
  • [2011-08-15 5:01]

JOHN THIS IS A WONDERFULL PIC.LIKE THE TREES AGAINST THAT FANTASTIC SKY!HAVE A GREAT WEEK AHEAD!

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  • kato Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1386 W: 219 N: 3395] (11630)
  • [2011-11-17 16:22]

Hello John,

This is a really wonderful photograph. You're capturing well winter scene the view of the ice-covered canal and winter trees across the canal. Colors and depth is great. And, the sky on the horizon dyed to sunset gives additional good atmosphere as well people enjoying the skating on ice.

Regards,
mukio

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  • quillo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2097 W: 417 N: 1877] (11856)
  • [2012-02-24 9:17]

I really like the colors orange and contrast
with the blue sky.
Nice composition with people enjoying skating.

Saludos amigo John

Bonjour
Ce documentaire animé sur la rivière, la clarté congelés excellente et les couleurs.
En ce qui concerne

Hi John!

It was exactly what I thought when I saw the picture - even without reading the title - Breughel!
It´s simply beautiful - like a painting. You managed to show an everuday life in a beautiful landscape and warm, afternoon light.

Asia

Hello John,

I like this image, the composition is interesting with the tree lines, the light of the sunset, and the people all around, well done,

Best regards,

Sergio

Hello John

Amazing evening shot on a frozen canal .Lowlight but good sharpness and clarity with visitors scattered all over the frozen canal.The combination of orange and blue sky with horizon nearing twilight speaks volumes about natures gift to us.

Regds
Farhat

Hi John,
One would say it's a painting by a Flemish artist. Well yes, that's it ! Beautiful perspective with the trees disappearing in diagonal into the sunset.
Lovely dynamism created by all the skaters. You also caught the texture of the ice very well. I just hope it's strong enough !
With warming globing, do your canals freeze enough to skate every winter ?
Thanks for sharing.
Best wishes.
Marie-Louise.

Hi John,

Your beautiful photo's with wonderful interesting notes - they just keep popping up - congratulations this one is stunning - what is amazing about your photo is the depth of field you have managed to capture & the people enjoying the ice skating.

Kindest regards,
Dawn.

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  • jcpix Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1857 W: 2 N: 3792] (14024)
  • [2012-11-05 14:11]

The soft, yet strong colors of yellow and blue are striking and the focal point being off center is perfect. Great framework on a simple winter setting. Nice to see the daily lives of those that reside there and how they're able to enjoy a cold winter. another impressive photo John!

Best Wishes,

Jason

Hi John,
Wonderful photo with a very strong prospect. Very good light management, sharp and beautiful colors. I am new to photography and difficult to comment photos like yours. Sorry, but I can give you only 2 points!!! You have a wonderful collection of photographs.
Well done my friend.
Best regards from Greece,
Thanos

Bonjour John,
Je connais ta galerie pleine de photos de grandes qualités, mais je n'avais jamais pris la peine (mon anglais n'est pas terrible) de lire ton commentaire de présentation. Et je le trouve plein de sagesse et j'espère que beaucoup prendront exemple sur toi (moi le premier), tu fais honneur à ce site.
Amitiés
Vincent

Dobar dan, gospodine.
Dobar tekst o mestu sa datim podacima ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, ostrina, kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje.
Dobra kompozicija, lepo pokazano klizaliste na zaledjenom kanalu.
Lepo mesto za rekreaciju.
Lep trenutak sa suncem u daljini.
Dobar tekst sa podacima o upotrebljenoj tehnici i elementima snimka.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan.
Sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Srecno.
Paja.


Good day, sir.
Good article on the site with a given data ...
A good time recording, sharpness, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors.
Good composition, nice klizaliste shown on a frozen canal.
Nice place for recreation.
A nice moment with the sun in the distance.
Good article with information on the used technique and image elements.
Have a nice and successful day.
All the best in the new week that started.
Good luck.
Paja.

Hello John, a magnificent composition, it seems like a painting, peoples figures walking or standing on this icy canal,fascinating sunset colors fading in the horizon and the most beautiful tree presence!
An amazing picture!
Warm regards,
Eleni

John. The lovely late afternoon late gives this image a gentle glow. The people on the ice look like people in the "Lowery" paintings. The sky is well exposure with "burn out" kept to an absolute minimum.
Regards
Colin

Hello, John!

The fantastic colors of the sunset contrast so beautifully with the snow! Also an excellent depth with the trees leading our eyes to the sun in the background! Perfect composition! Really wonderful job!

Hi John,
The light in this is really exquisite, it like the trees are shining this golden arc over the world to try to counter the light blues of the ice. The light really was good to you this day to align itself so perfectly indie your frame. The sense of fun from the people is wonderful too. Really beautiful shot.
Thanks as always
Noel

Hello John,
the landscape and the scene integrated in it are very lovely, your composition is solid and dynamic, the perspective leads us very deep into the frame, touches the sunset. There are many interesting little scenes to observe along the frozen canal. The colours and the atmosphere are exquisite, there are fine contrasts and graduations, the mild warm reflection on the ice is a superb touch. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
Ourania

Hello John,
The iced-over canal leading to the sunset is very inviting. I think I would want to skate here, too.
Regards,
MT

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  • PiotrF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3519 W: 2 N: 5651] (29190)
  • [2015-03-05 16:22]

Hello John,
Wonderful winter scene. I like very much warm colours in background and good composition.Excellent sharpness and the overall technical features.Thank you for Interesting and detailed notes.
Regards
Piotr

Hello John! Amazing picture. Amazing image like painting. Fine people. Fine trees. Superb long perspective. Excellent take and marvelous effect. Well done!

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  • berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7512 W: 201 N: 7196] (50508)
  • [2015-08-01 22:10]

Dear John,
a great shot, colors, light and composition is really all up a great success. so interesting winter view . take care.
Have a nice Sunday.
Burak

Dear JHM,
amazing winter landscape, fine scene, fine colors, nice light and bright, good sharp, good frame.
Thanx for sharing.
Cheeers!!!

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  • Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14623 W: 157 N: 25410] (134080)
  • [2017-09-15 11:24]

Bonjour John
Excellente profondeur du canal gelé avec les personnes s’adonnant ont plaisir de la glisse, sublime lumière du soir, fantastique composition
amitiés
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