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The still bald chicks, Chauvigny


The still bald chicks, Chauvigny
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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: 2012-07-19
Categories: Humorous, Nature
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSCHX100V
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Vienne valley [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-08-17 3:51
Viewed: 2688
Points: 46
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
July 19th, 2012
Chauvigny 860070 86300
Vienne Poitou-Charentes
46.569 0.648 70 m

The still bald chicks, Chauvigny

One view.
Another view.

The still bald chicks, under the protection of their mother, the Common Moorhen, in Chauvigny on the pond of the public garden, at the foot of the medieval city.

The city of Chauvigny, the city with five castles, 10th 15th centuries, was founded around the year 1000, by the bishops of Poitiers, lords of Chauvigny then barons as from the 15th century.
It is built on a rocky outcrop of 350 m, formed by the valleys of Vienne river and Talbat river.
A 2 km length enclosure surrounded with the 15th century four churches and five castles built in the vicinity to each other.
The first bishop of Poitiers lord of Chauvigny is Isembert 1st, died in 1047. The bishops followed one another until 1789.

One can see in the high medieval city of Chauvigny:

_THE BARONY CASTLE or CASTLE of the BISHOPS, fortified castle and keep of the 11th 12th 15th centuries, 80 m out of 50 m, listed in 1025, castle of bishops of Poitiers.

_The CASTLE of HARCOURT, fortified castle of the 12th 13th 14th 15th centuries, castle bought by the bishops ones of Poitiers in 1445.

_The COLLEGIAL SAINT-PIERRE, of 11th 12th centuries, quoted at the 11th century, whose famous capitals of the columns describe various episodes of the life of the Virgin.

_The CASTLE KEEP of GOUZON, fortified castle of the 11th 12th centuries, which belonged to bishops of Poitiers as from 1335.

_The CASTLE of MONTLÉON, of the 11th century, fortified castle listed at the 10th century, which belonged to bishops of Poitiers as from 1295.

_The CASTLE says the TOWER of FLINS, fortified castle of the 12th 15th centuries.

As from 1346, the city was strongly tested by the One hundred Year old War, the Wars of religion, the French revolution. It was restored as from 1843.

CHAUVIGNY is a french commune, located in the department of Vienne of the Poitou-Charentes area, populated of 6 848 Chauvinois in 2009, distributed out of 98.5 km², that is to say 71.5 hab./km².

Chauvigny history.

My images of Chauvigny.
My images of the Vienne valley.

Copyright © All rights reserved. The use or the reproduction, on any media, for profit or not profit, of my photographs, including my photographs published in workshop, the notes or the texts, is prohibited without my written authorization. Joel Berthonneau.

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Hello Joël,
Good capture of mother and her offspring. The black plumage looks splendid against the green waters, with the red and yellow beaks providing additional points of interest. Very well composed under a good light and having good colours and and sharpness.

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  • brAlm Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 5 N: 107] (1158)
  • [2012-08-17 4:49]

Bonjour joel,

Joli shot et capture de cette petite famille de poules d eaux..
La note est excellente...

À bientôt

BrAlm.

Bonjour Joel,

Je me disais...ouais, pas jolis les canards. Pour les poules d'eau, je n'ai pas de références. J'aime beaucoup la couleur de l'eau et la diagonale de la petite famille dans l'image.

Amicalement

Serge

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 12626 W: 0 N: 15607] (158746)
  • [2012-08-17 5:33]

Hello Joël,

sueprbe cette petite famille la mère et les petits qui suivent avec leur beaux bec rouge sur cet eau verte-bleue, sueprbe captage touchante charmante.

Bravo et amitié

Nicou

Bonjour Joël,

Les oiseaux sont bien placés dans le cadrage. La prise de vue permet de voir les détails et les couleurs de la poule d'eau et de ses petits. L'image est claire et nette. La bonne luminosité fait ressortir les couleurs. Bonne journée.

Pierre

Bonjour Joel,

You have composed this small family so well on a diagonal line across the frame. The tiny chicks are sharply captured, with expressions of concern, as they try to keep behind mum.
Lovely colour tones on the water provide a sense of the movement of the water as it creates a wake.

My warm regards,
Bev :-)

Hello Joel,
This is a very charming photo but also graphically very strong. The red and yellow beaks on the black birds swimming on a diagonal across the green water bring us some stunning colours.
Regards,
Gert

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  • danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13121 W: 298 N: 26115] (104838)
  • [2012-08-17 8:12]

Bonsoir Loel,
lovely snapshot with the bald chicks to are the eye catching of the image.I like their diagonal placement in the frame,the tight frame,as the contrast of the colours.

Have a good afternoon,Danos

Bonjour joël,

la photo parle d'elle-même ...J'aime beaucoup l'aspect comique des deux oisillions .

Christian .

Joël
Adorables bestioles superbement mises en image.
Amicalement
JJ

Hi Joel,
a charming photo of this family, the composition and attractive, great details and colours, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
György

Hi dear Joel

Very tasetful shot. I like this deep yellow green color very much. This is very wonderful color touch and best matches with black feathers. Two children following mother are so cute. Thanks for your sharing with finest work and have a good weekend!

Takero from Tokyo

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  • kato Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1386 W: 219 N: 3395] (11630)
  • [2012-08-17 22:08]

Hi Joel,

You're capturing well this water bard by a good angle and excellent tone/clarity, so it's impressive the family of common gallinule. It is a lovely agreeable spectacle to see the moment in which two bald chicks have followed the adult bird back. And, the loose ripple of the water surface in this side draws out an additional good effect.
Have a nice weekend.

Kind regards,
mikio

Joel
The moorhen wild. Animal protection, care and breeding.
Present in large numbers in ponds degrees close to home, but difficult to photograph, your a good shot.
Unfortunately their eggs in marine prey for seagulls and rodents.
His life is not easy, beautiful animal.
Thanks for sharing.
GF

Hi Joel,
Very fine wildlife scene. I like the green color of the lake and the cute little ones following their mother.

Daniel

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  • Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14420 W: 156 N: 24976] (132080)
  • [2012-08-18 12:02]

Bonjour Joel
Et non pas des canards mais une poule d'eau et ces petits, la têtes des petits me fait sourire :-) les détails et les couleurs ressorte bien sous le vert spécial de l'eau, adorable scéne et WS
Belle soirée
cricri

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  • Sonata11 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 59 N: 2906] (34007)
  • [2012-08-18 13:03]

Hello Joel,
what a cute little chicks. Fantastic captured this scene. Very beautiful composition and great framing. I like it a lot. Thanks for sharing.
All the best and have a great WE,
Barbara

Bonjour Joel
Une superbe photo de tendresse avec cette maman et ses deux petits encore chevelus, c'est adorable
Le jardin public de Chauvigny est superbe et bien entretenu
J'y vais bientôt...
Amicalement
Juliette

Hi Joel
its great to be back on TE after a months vacation :)

Hmmm....what a cool looking scene, what caught my eye even from the small thumbnails is how the weight of the animals causes the dip in the water.
its also funny to see the tiny legs of the chicks.
a different subject for you, but a nice change of pace.
strange to see the color of the water look green too.
nice shot
cheers
Craig

Bonjour Joël,
Ce qui attire au premier abord, c'est le contraste entre les volatiles noirs et rouges, et l'onde verte ainsi que la texture de cette onde.
Mais quand on ouvre l'image, on craque, car ils sont trop mignons tous les trois. Les poussins ne sont pas très chauves finalement, mais ils ont l'air d'avoir un pelage désordonné plutôt que le plumage élégant de leur mère. Je n'avais jamais vu de petites poules d'eau.
Les WS sont intéressants aussi. En 1, ils ont l'air bien perdus. En 2 les voilà rassurés sur le flanc de leur mère.
Merci pour cette photo croquignolette.
Amicalement.
Marie-Louise.

Bonsoir Joel

Comme ils sont mignons les petits derriere sa mere
Leur bec rouge est mis en évidence dans les eaux vertes

Très bien composée sous un bon éclairage et ayant de bonnes couleurs et la netteté
Amities,
Maria

Bonjour, cher ami Joël,
une charmante scène familiale, avec maman poule d'eau et ses deux poussins en nageant dans l'étang, captée efficacement au moyen d'un bon cadrage serré.
J'aime l'effet optique créé par la couleur et la texture de l'eau, dans laquelle ces oiseaux flottent, et le joli contraste entre les couleurs de l'image.
Une délicieuse composition.
Bien amicalement,
Josep

Salut
cette petite famille est superbe
une photo originale qui me plait beaucoup
ce que j aime beaucoup est le diagonale
de la petite famille dans l image
merci pour partager
amicalement
Costantino

Hello Joël,

A picture that steals your heart.

Light management is great, it's
not easy with this bird, the
green water fits very well and
the composition is also great.

Friendly regards,
Robert

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