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Four year TE

Four year TE
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Copyright: John Maenhout (jhm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 24633 W: 523 N: 41345] (177668)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11-21
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canonn 5D, Canon 16-35mm f2.8 L USM, B+W 77 010 UV-Haze 1x
Exposure: f/18.0, 1/8 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Gul791's Favourit, My favorite pictures, My best of 2007 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-12-11 23:33
Viewed: 3375
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 190
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hello best friends from TE.
This is for my a aniversary, not in age but as member from TE.
December. 15. 2003 was a very great day for my, after the discovery of TE, I'm more and more with photography busy.
At that time I must always photographes for my job, but not the lovely landscape picture and city images.
Now I've a very nice hobby together wit a lot thousands other members, alone I have more time than a lot other members through my old age pension.
It's a very good combination almost every day my bike and my camera, biking in the lovely nature.
I'm very glad that my health are very well, every year that I can enjoy is certain extra in my life.
A lot people have to I say thank you for every day bring a visit to my gallery, but one person have to I specially thanks, also this picture shall a tribute for this man that for my something specially did, and as teacher to the English language, Mr Stephen Branley
Stephen Branley
This picture is taken along the Napoleon canal to Damme a very nice nature area on less than 3 mile of our Belgian coast, these rigion become very threat throug the industrialisation of Zeebruges a port to the North Sea.

I hope that all the member can enjoy it.

Canon EOS 5D
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21/11/2007 17:00:30
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ThreadThread Starter Messages Updated
To ribeiroantonio: Favoritejhm 1 2007-12-12 05:46
To branley: many congratulationsjhm 1 2007-12-13 09:25
To Dpbours: pensioensgerechtigde leeftijdjhm 2 2007-12-14 01:35
To batalay: Suburb of Paradisejhm 1 2007-12-13 11:17
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Hi John,
In this 4 years you definetly created a great collection of interesting photos and now you are now a high rated member of TE.This photo caps very well your activity.Fantastic colours and sharpness.I like the strong contrast and the perfect reflections.This photo creates a strong impact for the eye.
Well done and thanks for sharing!
Regards from Romania,

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  • siolaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4763 W: 618 N: 10303] (38294)
  • [2007-12-12 0:03]

Hi John,
I wish you a happy 4th TE birthday! Great job well done!
And a typical image of your style with strong perspective along the canal and road, with excellent light seeping through the trees and super sharp details
Many more years of this are welcome!

Congratulations for four years of very high achievement on TE. Just look at first page of your gallery we can see what is going on. A fabulous work rewarded with much more than 100 points on every single photo. Your creativity is beyond limits and I do enjoy looking at your photos. Well done and keep posting for our pleasure.

Hi My friend John
Congratulation on your 4th year on TE.
As each day you post very nice pictures especially from Flanders
I would like you continue to upload with such a quality

Hi John,
Four years is a loooong time in TE and it is a great success to keep on posting and continuing your presence here (when you consider that people mostly get bored after two years maximum).
This photo is a very nice example of your personal jhm style: a Flemish canaletta with a deep perspective, seen from a V-POV and presented in absolutely lovely colors and great quality.
A very kind gift for Stephen as well :)
Congratulations for your fourth year in TE. May you present us this magical land for many years more.

Hello John
Wonderful trees next river and all best for your 4 aniversary...
Excellent work

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  • japiey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1745 W: 292 N: 2671] (10163)
  • [2007-12-12 0:37]

Hi John,

Beautifull shot for celebration...


jean paul

Hi dear John,
Congratulations for the 4th aniversary in the TE.
This a classic view of the canal, but very very beautiful. Perfect POV, details and nice reflections.
All the best

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  • dip Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3341 W: 0 N: 2971] (23892)
  • [2007-12-12 0:41]

Hi John,
One more wonderful image with great POV and perspective,excellent captured and composed,
four years you have many wonderful photos published,thanks and congratulations!!!

Dag John,
4 years are a long time, especially here. A very warm thanks for that time with your wonderful captures and a thanks also to Stephen as you add always interesting notes to interesting and beautiful captures. The amazing depth by the diagonal view, the wonderful supporting row of trees reflected in magnificent sharpness, I like it.
Lieben Gruss, Ulf

Hi John,
The image in view is a wonderful composition. Good details are captured and reflection in the water looks fabullous.

Hello John,
That lovely tree formations with the perfect reflection and nice colours figured the best contribution from you, i have saw so many beautiful pictures and great stories from your galeries and i like to congratulate for your best four years in TE. Very well done and thank you for that.

best regards

Hello John and congratulations on reaching this mielstone. You have uploaded a photo every 1.85 days! Not only that, but nearly every one of them is outstanding; a great achievement. I envy your ability to go out on your bicycle with your camera in the land of Flanders.
Your anniversary photo is, as usual, beautifully composed and exposed. The strong perspective, the sharpness, the pattern of trees and reflections in the canal - a typical JHM production!
All the best for the next 4 years.

Dag John,
And all my congratulations for this 4th anniversary !
This picture is a kind of a signature from you, a very deep and nearly endless perspective of a canal, so typically jhm ! If I have to compare to many previous ones you have posted I want to tell that I find this one particularly luminous and because of this it is fully appropriate for this celebration.
Oh, and now that Stephen has worked on your english, you can ask him to contribute to your french, he's not bad at it either ;-))
Groeten, Jean-Yves

Hello John,
My heartiest congratulation on your anniversary and thank you from heart for your excellent contribution towards the photographing world of good quality landscape photos!
this one is no exception with it's best!
my compliment and wish to see many more to come!
best regards to my friend from Belgium!

Hello John,
A superb composition to celebrate your four years on TE. An excellent perpsctive with magnificent depth heightened by the never-ending line of trees and their reflections. Beautiful lighting; I very much like the orangey-pink tinge in the sky along the far tree line. Excellent colours and clarity.

happy aniversary ..wish to get to stay around more 10 years at least :)
congratulation for your gallery and for this post ,keep on sharing with us this besutiful images
best regards,anes

hello John
nice tones and wonderful POV with great deep perspective, well balanced composition, good shot for this anniversary;)

Happy anniversary, John, 4 years is a long time, and you have been consistently active throughout this whole period!... Nice shot to celebrate, your trademark flemish canal view, very deep and with beautiful light and reflections...


Congratulations on your 4th with TE :)
I know this view very well and i think that everyone on TE knows :)
I like Your deep, long perpective and nice colours.

Hi John,
Congratulations for your anniversary and the splendid gallery!
This photo is a beautiful realization, I like the spectacular perspective and the amazing soft lights. Details are picturesque, the reflection is great. Very well done! Have a nice day

Bonjour mon ami John,
Tout d'abord félicitations pour ces 4 années passées sur TE.
Je suis toujours enchanté par ce type de vue. Non seulement c'est un paysage très calme et reposant mais la perspective et sa construction graphique est très harmonieuse et très riche de détails.
Excellent travail!

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  • Tue Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9304 W: 57 N: 15753] (58348)
  • [2007-12-12 2:54]

Goedemorgen John,
Hartelijk gefeliciteerd, vier jaar is niet niks! Prachtige foto van dit kanaal met een geweldig perspectief. De spiegeling in het kalme water is ook mooi evenals het late middaglicht. Mooi werk!

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  • cbrman Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3098 W: 263 N: 4835] (21675)
  • [2007-12-12 3:25]

Hello John,

Une superbe perspective ! Les reflets dans l'eau double tout simplement l'effet de cette prise de vue ! Je trouve le point de fuite parfaitement plaçé et les lignes dans l'image sont très fortes et très agréable à suivre !
Happy Birthday on TE !!!
Bravo !



Hi John
Fantastic colours and sharpness.Perfect POV, details and nice reflections,excellent work.

Hi John,

A nice image of the canal, of the trees and of the reflections in the water, the photo has a good composition, DOF and beautiful colors. Thanks for sharing.


hello John
congrats for four years presence here with a usual high quality gallery, this one not breaking the rule: good perspective and colors.

hi john,
i learnt so many things about your country through yuor spendid photos posted since four years, this one, with you personal stamp,is once again a great picture .

kind regards

Congratulations John for your long time contribution to this community. Your photo is a good example and encouragement for us: a great light, high aperture (and so depth), a good POV. Thanks for sharing your passion and work since 4 years,

Hi John
cliché remarquable de ce canal bien droit où les arbres sont bien alignés tout en refletant dans l'eau, belle composition.

Hallo John,
Dus vier jaar loop je hier al, wat een tijd zeg. Maar ook ik dacht hier maar even te zullen zijn en ik zit hier ook nog ;-)
Je beroemde laan met kanaal en bomen doen het iedere keer weer uitstekend. Fantastich perspectief met een enorme diepte gecomnineerd met schitterend licht...heel mooi gemaakt.
Groet, Henk

Hello John,
Congratulations and thank you for sharing your experience with us.
I like the peaceful atmosphere shared through this picture. Sweet colours, perfect reflections, nice light and good composition.
Thank you.

Hello John. Again a landscape of the superlative. Colors, light, composition and aesthetics are impressing. Really a perfect master photo. Fantastically. Best regards, Wolfgang.

Bonjour John,
Sur quatre ans une collection de jolies perles comme celle-ci,je te souhaite encore beaucoup d'année sur TE.
A+ Joseph

Dear John,
Four years... That fact makes you a true veteran, my friend!
Four years, hundreds of fine images and thousands of encouraging critiques make you a most valued member of the TE community!
And this image has been made in the best of Maenhout spirit, need I say more?!
Pablo -

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  • Cormac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2553 W: 61 N: 5828] (26565)
  • [2007-12-12 7:10]

Congratulations on 4 years, and many, many beautiful photos! This shot has some wonderful lines in it, converging down to the left, and aas usual it has some great colour too. I hope we get to see more like this more many years to come!

even langs U voor ik weer door mijn punten heen ben.
gefeliciteerd met Uw jubuleum. Ja de tijd gaat hard. Wat is nou een jaar, niets toch...
Leuk dat U nu met een fraaie foto van het kanaal komt, als het een beetje mee zit krijgen we een beetje sneeuw, dat lijkt me ook wel weer prettig voor een goede opname van dit door U beroemd geworden kanaal. Mooi fotowerk John, leuk dat zelfs je verre vrienden langskomen.
groet Jaap

Congratulations for this shot and for your 4th year on TE!
great perspective and clearness. beautiful colors and reflections.

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  • MarcT Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2055 W: 428 N: 4747] (20964)
  • [2007-12-12 7:56]

Salut John,
C'est une image limpide avec un piqué terrible.
Félicitation pour ta constance.

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  • Paolo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3749 W: 144 N: 8842] (41250)
  • [2007-12-12 8:02]

Long time 4 years, John!
4 years of wonderful image, as that one, colorful and with excellent light, mood and quality too.
thanks, and congratulation.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11923 W: 126 N: 21559] (110447)
  • [2007-12-12 8:07]

Happy birthday and thanks for share this wonderfull reflections,have a nice day,luciano

Hi grandpa ;)
Congratulations on your anniversary.
As usual great perspective along the canal with trees. Lovely light and colour too.

Hello John
Près de 800 photos et plus de 26 500 critiques, c'est une sacrée présence que tu as eu au cours de ses quatres années sur TE, avec une production d'une grande qualité et des critiques toujours justifiées.
Bravo pour ceci, on est surement beaucoup à avoir beaucoup appris à regarder tes photos et à te lire!!
Une très belle réalisation avec cette trsè belle lumière!!
Bonne continuation sur TE

hello John,I wish you a happy 4th TE birthday!excellent diagonal composition.wonderful reflections,and beautiful colors.thanks for sharing.best regards.


salut john
magnifique vue de ce canal bordé d'arbre qui se refletent dans l'eau sous une lumiére magique, sacré perspective

Dag, John. Proficiat met je drie jaar op TE en vooral met de vele kwaliteitsfoto's die u ons hebt laten zien. Deze is kenmerkend voor uw werk dat uw streek zo goed in beeld brengt. Het perspectief is echt geslaagd hier. De kale bomen komen goed uit op de avondlucht en de reflecties maken het beeld nog mooier.

Hi John,
Congratulations for the 4th birthday in the TE. Another great work from you. Colour, sharpness and the reflection are excellent. Well done my friend...
All the best...
Ali Rıza

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9445 W: 268 N: 3085] (103038)
  • [2007-12-12 23:13]

Hi John,
congratulations! I wish You next 4 years with fantastic photos in TE!
Very nice perspective here, good composition and excellen quality. Well done as always.
Gr., Aleksander

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  • danyy Gold Star Critiquer [C: 8943 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-12-12 23:37]

Bonjouor John,
un genre de vue devenus classique et très attaché à ton style, avec une recherche certaine dans le cadrage et ce point de fuite aus loin qui relie cet ensemble de diagonales convergentes.
Un très bon anniversaire, déjà 4 ans sur TE, ce sera mon cas aussi le 08/04/2008.
Best regards from Luik,

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  • ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14493 W: 1047 N: 29302] (138504)
  • [2007-12-13 0:45]

Hi John

Fantastic repetition of the trees, & superb diminishing linear perpsective & lead in lines, added by the canal, with marvellous colour & reflections. Tfs!

Hallo John!

Vier jaren. Jeetje, dat is een hele tijd :-).
Haha, ben nu wel lichtjes jaloers op die pensioensgerechtigde leeftijd van je hahaha. Ja, het klopt dat ik wat minder tijd heb voor fotografie, maar ik kan tussen missies wel altijd even een paar maanden rust houden en dan lekker foto's maken.

Ik had bij deze foto al het gevoel dat ie uit het zelfde gebied kwam als de eerdere posting met daarop 4 bomen met reflectie. Mooi.
Vooral door blijven posten!!


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  • jrj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4529 W: 494 N: 7430] (34843)
  • [2007-12-13 3:24]

Congrate with the little marking of the 4 years John. And for you a fine marking using this canal, stretching diagonally in the compo. Perfect water reflections and well mastered in the low light. A typical photo I think in your Portfolio and always interesting to see the variations by the canal sides.. Keep up the good work John

Hello John,

I feel very humble that you dedicate this fine image to me. It embodies all that is good about your photography; the colours are natural, it has great depth, wonderful sharpness and it's taken from your usual immaculate perspective. You're a legend on TE my friend and I've worked it out that you're averaging just over 70 points per photograph, that's pretty special and better than a top class batsman's scoring average in cricket! Thank you for the dedication John, it means a great deal to me, many congratulations on your TE anniversary and this is an image I would be proud to have on my wall.

Warmest regards,


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  • stego Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4422 W: 612 N: 7301] (24132)
  • [2007-12-13 7:42]

Hi John,

Happy anniversary! We are all very lucky to have you at TE and personally I feel honoured to have someone so talented and skilled like you as a frequent critic of my posts.
Although I am an almost complete ignorant on Painting, I can't help associating these amazing (perfect!) compos so well lighted with those ancient Flemish paintings. Maybe it's a genetic thing of your people, maybe it is the landscape of your country, that you show us so marvellously, probably a mix of the two.

Like much of your other posts, this one is very attractive to the eye, very inspiring and... instructive... a great lesson on composition and light.

Regards, José.

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  • Gustaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2500 W: 722 N: 202] (21670)
  • [2007-12-13 9:27]

Hallo, my dear friend!
I very like your photo. Very good and nice composition. Good colours and light. I like your long perspective with beautiful nature.

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  • Buin Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4253 W: 48 N: 10771] (42580)
  • [2007-12-13 9:32]

Hallo John!
The others have said all - but this one deserves another two points! Here they are ... ;-)
Greetings - and keep on posting!

Hi John, Depth never ending, the line of trees & banks on both sides just go on forever, the reflection are wonderfully clear, the overall composition is excellent &, brilliantly sharp, great photo, kind regards Wilson.

Hello Dear John,

Congratulations on your fourth anniversary at Trekearth. You have given your friends immense pleasure with your photographic art, and introduced your world to us all. The is a befitting masterpiece for your anniversary, one that we can all enjoy vicariously. You live in a very beautiful Suburb of Paradise — I hope one day we also will see some of these wondrous sites.

Warm regards,


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  • mikeo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1327 W: 90 N: 1756] (12129)
  • [2007-12-14 1:05]

Hello John,

Congratulations for your 4th birthday:) Its quite long time here.

The photo you have chosen for this anniversary is superb. Great perspective, excellent sharpness, colours, composition...Really good job!

Best greetings from Poland

Hello John,
Good 4th birthday of presence on TE. For this circumstance, this image is an invitation to follow your publications until the infinite. It is once again a superb image.
Have a nice day

Hello John,
My congratulations for your aniversary in TE!You belong to one of the best photographers here and we can see it in every photo you upload!Like this one...one more remarkable photo in your fine gallery!
Many wishes for a long stay in these pages...to give us the opportunity to enjoy your photos!


Hi John, congrtulations for your four year on TE and best wishes for the next 40:), thanks for all your splendid photo, This one is a great composition with wonderful perspective and superb reflections, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9874 W: 157 N: 16079] (126553)
  • [2007-12-14 8:15]

Witaj John!
Good composition, wonderful perspective. Beautiful colors and reflections in water. Very impressive picture.
Have a nice veekend.

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  • JCG Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5328 W: 737 N: 9440] (35153)
  • [2007-12-14 11:40]

Hi John,

You belong to the TE pioneers now!!! All my congratulations for this duration and your passion always so present. Very good 4th birthday John and thank you for this beautiful photograph where qualities of the image are undeniable, I like much the reflection of this series of tree.

With all my friendships and a good WE,


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  • Didi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8687 W: 4463 N: 15271] (61475)
  • [2007-12-14 11:43]

Bonsoir cher John le grand pillier de TE.
Dékà 4 ans ! Je pense que cela s'arrose.
J'apprécie la luminosité de cette image qui s'équilibre parfaitement avec l'avant-plan.
Très belle perspective réfléchissante du canal.
Je te souhaite un très bon weekend.

to comemorate your four years at TE you really choose a most typical shot of yours. You are always searching in nature for lines and perspectives and this shot shows that in a masterful way. Bravo!
Regards, Peter

Beste John: allereerst proficiat met vier jaren fotografische activiteiten op Trekearth!
Ook vandaag weer, als zo vaak een prachtig staaltje van fotokuntst van jouw hand. Als zo vaak op je foto's ook nu weer de rechte lijnen centraal. Het stelt ons fotografen in staat om prachtig met het perspectief te spelen. Jij bent daar een meester in.
Ik hoop nog veel van je te mogen zien!

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  • pcp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 340 W: 115 N: 569] (3396)
  • [2007-12-14 23:56]

Hi John,

Beautiful picture with great perspective and colors :)) well done. I agree with Horatiu Tatar, You made a big mark in TE.



Hi John,
What a way to celebrate this milestone with this spectacular photo. Congratulations! The photo is like a postcard ... superbly captured and composed ... I like the leading lines and the repeating patterns of the trees/reflections. Lighting balance is outstanding. Excellent work! tfs and have a nice weekend.

Hi John, a marvelous, a stunning, a very very effective image, you have chosen the best POV, the lightness, the depth, the reflections and the sharpness are the strongest sides of it.

Dag John,
Gelukkige TE verjaardag. Op die 4 jaar heb je ons zoveel kijkplezier gegeven, maar ook en vooral zoveel geleerd. Bedankt daarvoor.
Perfecte compositie met een machtige weerkaatsing.
Préttig week-end

Gefeliciteerd John met deze maalpijl! Fotografie en het delen dervan op TE is inderdaad super. En wat toepasselijk dat u hier in de landschapsfotografie back to the basics gaat. Een kanaal, bomen een warm getinte lucht, fatantastische reflectie, een zeer goede definitie. Wat een compo, zo doe je dat...een quintessentiele "jhm"!
Een goed weekend toegewenst uit een zonnig Rotterdam bij 11 gr.

Hi John,
Four years already, it is impressive! Congratulations because of it, my friend.
And your photo of celebration is magnificent, takes a great attraction because its excellent light, its beautiful colors and its great depth of image.
I like much the perspective of the canal and the rows of trees, that they give a lot of geometric strenght, and whose reflections in the water adds a great graphism to the composition.
An extraordinary work.
Best regards,

Bonsoir john
Toujours de belles perspectives le long de ces canaux.Ici la lumière est belle et très bien captée et comme à l'habitude les paramètres de la réalisation sont bien ajustés.
Très bon job.
Bonne soirée et bon dimanche.

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  • MLINES Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2255 W: 203 N: 2719] (12516)
  • [2007-12-15 20:49]

Hi John. Congratulations on this milestone, i hope you stay a long while further. The angle of this canal with trees is superb and the reflections are as sharp as the trees themselves. Good work. Murray.

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  • berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7512 W: 201 N: 7196] (50508)
  • [2007-12-15 22:02]

Hi John,
greet reflections and perspective. its your classic. have a nice Sunday.
Burak Erek

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  • Emile Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4365 W: 152 N: 5590] (20352)
  • [2007-12-15 22:20]

Hola John.
Congratulation for your anniversary in TE, four years giving us excellent shots a great comments. Thank you.
A superb photo to celebrate your anniversary, beautiful colors and reflection, composition, sharpness and POV are number one. The canal take your eyes to the horizon producing a very good depth effect.
Well done. TFS.
Best regards.

Dag John,

proficiat met je 4 jaar op TE, en vooral met je zeer waardevolle bijdrage aan deze site, zowel met intussen massa's mooie foto's en je gewaardeerde kitiek en opmerkingen. Ook hier weer een kwaliteitsfoto van één van je favoriete onderwerpen. TFS


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  • Rosa Gold Star Critiquer [C: 580 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-12-16 10:59]

Bonsoir John,
Félicitations pour ces 4 années passées sur TE.
Excellente composition, un bel effet cet alignement d'arbres ainsi que ces magnifiques reflets. un paysage reposante, harmonieuse et très riche de détails.
Bravo, merci pour le partage,
Amitiés ,

Hi John,
Congratulation for this anniversary photo and for your gallery.
Wonderful landscape, nice pov, dof, colours, light, sharpness and reflection effects.

Hi John,

compliments for this anniversary, your gallery is a pure example of perfection, you deserved all the great ratings you obtained. Incredible perspective and reflection here.

Very well done! I wisk 100 years more on TE!


This is a very amazing shot of this canal John. The trees lining up along the canal sets up for a perfect subject, but you have done an excellent job with this light in portraying these as reflections along the length. I like the lines in this shot. You have excellent perspective with all lines feeding to the left as they do. The detail throughout is excellent. I appreciate shots like this. I can learn a lot here. Congratulations on your 4 years.

Thanks, John

Sorry I am late!
Congratulations for your 4th year showing us the beauty of Belgium!
Nice photo to celebrate this date!

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  • hdl Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1402 W: 14 N: 1577] (7035)
  • [2007-12-18 12:29]

Dag John. Proficiat met je vier jaar en de prachtige collectie die je hier voor ons hebt opgebouwd. De evolutie in je foto's is een voorbeeld voor iedereen. Dit is er echt eentje waar echt je handtekening onderstaat; een echte jhm! En wat dan beter om een verjaardag te vieren dan een foto die door niemand anders dan door jou gemaakt kan zijn. Een prachtfoto van de hoogste kwaliteit en samenstelling. Proficiat!

Congratulations John on your 4th year on TE. Your photos have inspired a good many of us. This one is no exception ... perfect perspective in a wonderful light. Well done.
Best wishes

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  • Stepan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4529 W: 89 N: 3989] (27210)
  • [2007-12-19 14:09]

Happy birthday to you !!!
A classical compo from you for that moment, but I can undestand that. And it's... still effective ! Then...

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  • ivo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 124 W: 0 N: 51] (376)
  • [2007-12-19 23:40]

Hallo John,

Ik heb even tijd voor een bezoek aan TE, het is lang geleden.
Maar voor uw 4 jaar TE wil even stoppen, het frappant te zien hoe u omgaat met Damme, ik kom er maar eens af en toe, maar zo zag ik het nog noot.
Samenstelling en kleuren zijn gewoon onvoorstelbaar mooi, en dit bij het late uur.
Proficiat en doet zo verder, want ik zie dat u steeds in de top drie u bevind.

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  • Angshu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7851 W: 324 N: 16060] (56760)
  • [2007-12-21 2:27]

Dag John
Amazing four years, when you posted wonderful pictures with amazing levels of consistency. Very strong merging perspective, excellent light & excellent sharpness. I always enjoy seeing your posts & have learnt so much from your pictures. Hope to see many more 100s from you in future.
Best Regards

Hello john
Congradulations:This is a nice shot of four years in TE.When I look to your picture I can feel life and nature in this.This is a beautiful shot especially trees shadows in water.Also perspective in your picture is wonderful and excellent.The colors and contrast are superb.And also details and sharpness are nice.And your POV is impressive.

Thanks for sharing this beautiful picture for us and TE.

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  • jmcl Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2514 W: 131 N: 4070] (14535)
  • [2007-12-25 10:24]

HI John,

Thank you for blessing this place with your presence for all this time ..

great sharpness .. great dimension .. great tones .. I love your control of the range of light .. I really like the horizontal belt of trees as well .. it adds a really interesting contrast to the image.

very nice.
Merry Christmas.

take care,


Bonjour John,
Très belle perpective où foisonnent les détails dans un remarquable graphisme.
A bientôt sur TE pour de nouvelles aventures.

Hi John,
Congratulations for your 4 years on TE!
Another good shot here with great perspective, wonderful reflections and perfect light, all the bet for you!

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  • yeln Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1077 W: 55 N: 2227] (11516)
  • [2011-01-09 4:46]

pozdravljen John
na nak način vam zavidam obilico lepih motivov, ki so v vaši domovini in ne nazadnje čas, ki ga lahko namenite svojemu hobiju. v vaših delih se vidi, da je bilo vloženo veliko časa in pravi užite jih je pogledati.
čudovit pogled, ki pritegne oko v globino kanala, tako s svojimi barvami, kakor tudi s svojo ostrino.
zelo lepo narejeno, my friend!!! iskrene čestitke!!
lepo nedeljsko popoldne, vojko

Dobar dan, popodne.
Lep pogled na kanal i trenutak sa refleksom na vodi ...
Dobra kompozicija i perspektiva, lepo mesto i trenutak.
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast, lepe boje.
Lepo mesto za setnju i voznju bicikla.
Dobar tekst o upotrebljenoj tehnici i elementima snimka.
Lepo popodne i sve najbolje za vikend, srecno.

Good afternoon, this afternoon.
A beautiful view of the canal and the moment the reflex on the water ...
Good composition and perspective, nice place and time.
A good time recording, contrast, beautiful colors.
Nice place for walking and cycling.
Good article on the used technique and elements of the image.
Nice afternoon and all the best for the weekend, good luck.

Hello John
You celebrated your fourth year on TE with an excellent photo, in typical jhm style. TFS!

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