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House and boats in marsh, Coulon


House and boats in marsh, Coulon
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Copyright: joel berthonneau (jlbrthnn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7303 W: 0 N: 22961] (76039)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-20
Categories: Nature, Architecture
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS
Exposure: f/4, 1/500 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Poitevin Marsh, Marais Poitevin, Sevre Niortaise valley [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-08-05 2:04
Viewed: 5724
Points: 50
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
July 20th, 2008
Coulon 790100 79510
Deux-Sèvres Poitou-Charentes
46.323 -0.586 5 m

House and boats in the Marsh From Poitou.

One sight. Boats in marsh from Poitou.
Other sight. House in marsh from Poitou.

The Blue House, a typical and emblematic house of the Marsh From Poitou, on bank of "Sèvre Niortaise" river.
Separates Niort cross-piece and creates the Marsh From Poitou, known as “The Venice Verte”.

The sea occupied there is 8000 years all the golf of Pictons.
The Marais Poitevin, Marsh From Poitou, old Gulf of Poitou, gulf of Pictons, extends on the plains from the Vendée in north, the plain of Niort in Deux-Sèvres in the east and the plain of Aunis in Charente-Maritime in the south. The 95000 hectares of the Poitevin Marsh, were built by the marine currents and the alluvia brought by the rivers and rivers. Since the Neolithic era, the resources were exploited there. Salt, fishing, the breeding were developed there until the time Gallo Romaine. With the Middle Ages began from great work of draining and installation under the impulse of the abbeys, like benedictine abbey of Maillezais. They continued in particular under king Henri IV at the 17th century, and at the 19th century. It was necessary and it is still necessary, to contain the effects of the sea and to often evacuate surface waters of a marsh to the lower part of the open seas.
On the whole thousands of kilometers of channels of all sizes, drains, ditches, conches, were dug.

The marshes are divided into two, the desiccated marshes of 47,000 hectares, and wet the marshes known as The Venice Verte of 29,000 hectares. 19000 hectares partially desiccated should be added.
Le marais poitevin.

Sévre Niortaise river is a coastal river of 158 km course, which takes its source close to Sepvret in Deux-Sèvres, crosses Niort, then goes down in the marsh from Poitou which it feeds, before throwing in the Atlantic Ocean in Aiguillon bay. Sèvre Niortaise river and Sèvre Nantaise river, gave their name to the department of Deux-Sèvres.

Coulon est une commune française, située dans le département des Deux-Sèvres de la région Poitou-Charentes, peuplée de 2074 Coulonnais, répartis sur 30 km², soit 69 hab./km².

Coulon is one of the most beautiful villages of France and is also the capital of the part of the marsh poitevin known as "Marais Mouillé", Wet Marais, or "Venice Verte", Green Venice.
Until 1850, Coulon was an important river port by which the trade between Aunis passed, Saintonge and of Poitou subjected to a right-of-way known as “Coutume”.
Coulon site.

My images of Coulon

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Bonjour, Joel!

Wonderful capture with a great touch of mood its every corner! I like the ambience in the picture and colors all around. The sharpness and POV are prefectly chosen. The nearly ideal reflection of the house gives a mysterious look to your picture. Thewhite house with blue windows is just a master piece in its own. The boats are enhancing the mood in teh picture. Everything seems to at right place, it seems. Well done!

Thanks for sharing.

regards,
Paras Bhalla

Bonjour Joël
C'est du beau travail. Une maison pleine de charme sous un beau ciel bleu, au bord de l'eau avec la barque à proximité, le calme... que demander de plus pour être heureux ?
Merci pour cette belle image et bonne journée.
Nicole

Salut Joel,

The reflections look very pretty. I think the house take the spotlight more than the boats. Its blue windows and doors caught my attention quicker. Good light and excellent point of view. This place seem very nice. Cheers :-)

Roberto

Hi Joel,
this is great, I like it very much, idyllic and picturesque mood, really. The composition of the photo is superb, I like the nice reflection and the lovely details, the colours and lights are beautiful. Charming photo, Congratulations. Tfs! Have a nice day!
George

salut

elle est toujours aussi jolie cette maison. le marais poitevin (même ici canalisé) et très agréable à parcourir

Vincent

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  • dta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5816 W: 277 N: 10935] (85978)
  • [2009-08-05 2:43]

Bonjour Joel ,
Il me semble que c'est la plus célèbre maison du marais poitevin . Elle le mérite , c'est un petit bijou . Avec les barques , le reflet , la jolie lumière , c'est très beau .

Hello Joël,
A lovely composition of this typical Poitevin house with the little boats moored in front. A well framed composition with some lovely reflections. Very good light and colours.

Bonjour Joël,

Une jolie petite maison comme j'aime en découvrir en voyage ou sur TE....
Très belles couleurs, des contarstes forts et un POV qui permet d'apprécier la structure de l'ensemble.
Et, j'ai gardé le meilleur pour la fin, de somptueux reflets.
Amitiés,
Roger

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  • Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14406 W: 156 N: 24956] (131986)
  • [2009-08-05 4:12]

Bonjour Joel
Joli, très joli, j'aime l'effet de miroir de la maison et de tout ce qui l'entoure, c'est un vrai bonheur d'habiter a cet endroit, belle lumière qui accentue son charme
Belle journée
cricri

Bonjour Joël,

Les réflexions sur l'eau du marais sont des atouts à la composition. La prise de vue permet de voir les détails et les couleurs de la maison à la facade blanche et décoré par des portes et des fenêtres bleues. Les arbres et les fleurs cadrent bien la maison. La luminosité rehausse les couleurs de l'image. Bonne journée.

Pierre

Joel,
This is a well composed shot with a great reflection. The reflection adds depth and balance for the scene. The lighting and colors are great with excellent sharpness and detail. The trees provide nice framing for the scene. This shot has such a peaceful mood with the calm water and long shadows.
TFS,
Asa

Tout ici semble serein

J'aime le reflet de cette jolie maison avec ses volets bleus, les touches de rose par ci par là,les deux barques en attente d'une ballade au fil du marais .

A+ ISA

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10696 W: 126 N: 19461] (102240)
  • [2009-08-05 9:32]

Salut Joel.J'aime vraiment ce tres jolie corner,une photo de tres haute qualite' avec les meilleur details et couleurs et des magnifiques reflections.Mes compliments,bonne soiree',LUCIANO

Ciao Joel,
veramente molto bella questa immagine, è piena di cose da vedere ed è molto ben composta, la casa e i suoi riflessi sull'acqua sono straordinai.
complimenti
Giorgio

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2009-08-05 18:23]

Bonsoir Joël,
Un endroit de charme avec les bateaux à la rive, prêts à leur donner une ride. Une image très agréable pour les yeux et avec de superbes reflets et de couleurs
Amicalement,
Charo

Bonjour Joël.
C'est une photo qui donne envie de visiter cette merveille qu'est le Marais Poitevin. J'aime cette maison typique qui se mire dans l'eau calme. Les couleurs sont magnifiques.
Un coin de rêve !
Bonne journée !
Amicalement
Jacques

Bonjour Joel
toutes ces photos que tu nous présentes de cet endroit sont superbes, comme ici cette maison où il doit faire bon y vivre, ses volets bleus qui lui donnent un charme certain et ces reflets dans cette eau; un environnement boisé et qui est très agréable
une netteté et luminosité également non négligeables pour un tel résultat
bonne journée
juliette

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  • lgir Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 623 W: 71 N: 1652] (7363)
  • [2009-08-06 4:42]

Bonjour Joel,

composition très réussie sur cette maison Poitevine où couleurs et contrastes se mirent à merveille.
Joli travail

Amicalement
Laurent

Bonsoir Joel
succès indéniable pour cette demeure du marais Poitevin,ici une image au bon contraste et bien cadrée dans le carré.
bonne soirée
Amicalement
gildas

Hello Joel,

very fine picture with a perfect composition and perfect sharpness.The colors are very good and the reflections in the water are amazing.Excellent fotojob.TFS.

With regards from Luxembourg

Jean-Claude

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  • Muse Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2045 W: 149 N: 6379] (34962)
  • [2009-08-07 1:55]

Bonjour Joel,
Une très charmante propriété dans un endroit qui l'est tout autant. Très jolis reflets, couleurs superbes, tout bon cadrage et belle lumière.
Une photo toute en fraicheur
Excellent week end,
Denise

Salut Joël!
Ici, j'adore surtout le reflet, mais toute l'image est très belle et agréable!
Merci beaucoup du partage!
Amitiés,
Neyvan

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  • Kielia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2514 W: 0 N: 6733] (24077)
  • [2009-08-13 11:49]

Bonsoir Joel,
I have already seen some nice images of this place here but this one is a highlight. I became at once attracted by this tranquil and very atmospheric impression of the river. The natural colors are very attractive. You really had an eye for the beauty of this scenery. My compliments!
Warm regards
Harriet

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  • adores Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5849 W: 64 N: 11205] (46463)
  • [2009-08-24 15:43]

Hi Joel!
That's a really beautiful blue&white house. I like the details. Light is good and the reflection on the river is perfect.

Ancora moi :-)
non è difficile capire per me perché si chiami Venezia verde un posto così. In effetti è molto simile ai nostri borghi lagunari, non tanto della città di Venezia , ma degli spazi immediatamente limitrofi, nella laguna chiusa che, ricevendo le acque di molti fiumi di piccola e media portata, come il Piave, ha acque né dolci né salate. Salmastre si dice, e ha argini molto bassi come qui, con le barche davanti alle case, nello stesso modo in cui in città si parcheggia l'auto sotto casa:-)
bellissimo angolo, con magnifici colori e pieno di serenità. e bellissima foto.
ciao ancora
amicalement
Simonetta

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