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By a feminine look, Magne

By a feminine look, Magne
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Copyright: joel berthonneau (jlbrthnn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7303 W: 0 N: 22961] (76039)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-07-22
Categories: Festivals, Artwork
Camera: Sony Cybershot DSCHX100V
Exposure: f/4, 1/2000 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Poitevin Marsh, Marais Poitevin, Painters and sculptors [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-09-05 3:47
Viewed: 1932
Points: 48
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
July 22th, 2012
Magné 790162 79460
Deux-Sèvres Poitou-Charentes
46.315 -0.544 10 m

By a feminine look, Magné

One view.
Another view.

During the visit of the PAINTING FESTIVAL of Magné, in the Green Venice, on SÉVRE NIORTAISE river bank, in the MARAIS POITEVIN, marsh of Poitou, a paradise of the painters and the photographers.

The festival orgnanized each year the 3rd weekend of July, is a contest of painting and drawing open to all painters. During 2 days, the participating painters, of all disciplines, must exclusively carry out a work on the territory of the commune. Only one signed and not framed work can be subjected to the appreciation of a jury, chaired by the guests of honor, composed international artists and partners. This festival, in first position in France for this kind of demonstration, accomodates 300 artists and 15000 visitors, and acquired a national and international recognition.

_ The SÈVRE-NIORTAISE river is a coastal river, which takes its source in the commune of Sepvret in the departement of Deux-Sèvres, close to Les Grandes-Fontaines hamlet, at 152 meters of altitude. It crosses Niort, then goes down in the MARAIS POITEVIN, marsh of Poitou, which it feeds, before throwing in the Atlantic Ocean in the Anse de l'Aiguillon, after a course of 158.1 km and the crossing of a catchment area of 3650 km², with a average flow of 44.4 m³/s. the Sèvre Niortaise and Sèvre-Nantaise rivers, gave their name to the department of Deux-Sèvres. Sèvre-Niortaise river description.

_ The MARAIS POITEVIN, Marsh of Poitou, old Gulf of Poitou, gulf of Pictons that sea occupied 8000 years ago, 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.

Parc interrégional du Marais Poitevin.

MAGNÉ is a french commune, located in the department of Deux-Sèvres of the Poitou-Charentes area, populated of 2856 Magnésiens in 2009, distributed on 14.8 km², that is to say 193 hab./km².

Magné history.

Aprés Niort, Magné est le point d'entrée du Marais mouillé. Passant par Coulon, La Garette à Sansais, le Vanneau, Arcais, Maillezais, Damvix, on atteint le marais desséché qui s'étend jusqu'à la Baie de l'Aiguillon, à la porte de l'océan Atlantique.

Since May 20th, 2010, the MARAIS MOUILLÉS of GREEN VENICE have the Label «Grand site de France».

My images of Magné.
My images of Marais Poitevin.

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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  • bema Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2766 W: 28 N: 3978] (26567)
  • [2012-09-05 3:55]

Salut Joel,

as always an very inforamtive note and a lot of excellent captures around in your daily posting.. many thanks for such a kind work !
hope this lady was well afterwards, standing in the sun for a longer time°

amicalement, et au revoir, Bernd

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 24512 W: 523 N: 41034] (176508)
  • [2012-09-05 4:39]

Bonjour Joël,

You chose a very well angle we see the city on a totally other way, through the wonderful painting.
Sharpness and colors are amazing.
Excellent of composition, nice presentation too.
Very well done, TFS.

Have a nice day,

Hello Joël,
A pleasant daily life composition featuring this lady artist. Good use of the square format to concentrate the attention on the artist and her painting. The image is nicely lit and has good colours and sharpness.

Bonjour Joel

Un très joli coup de main.La composition est superbe et bien réalisée.J'aime beaucoup la finesse avec laquelle elle tient son instrument.



Hello Joel,
a lovely composition that uses the space of the frame in a great way. The beautiful colours, superb depth, excellent sharpness and wonderful natural light make the scene very vivid and place us in the shoes of the onlookers of your delightful "another view". It's great how the work of art brings us in touch with the view we don't get to see. The atmosphere, though, is absolutely integrated to the larger picture. I like very much the artist's posture and the shadow on the hat. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely day,

Bonjour Joël
Un bon cliché de l'artiste en plein de travail qui réalise un joli tableau. L'angle choisi maintient l'anonimat de la jeune femme sous son chapeau.
Amitiés et bonne journée.

Hi Joël,
This "lady in red" has indeed produced a very good painting, well composed and with very attractive colours. She must be a great talent. Your pictures are also well captured. It would have interesting to see a picture of her motive here, as a comparison...
Kind regards

Hello joel,
Wow!!! she does very beautiful pinting. She had a talent. You capgured her in perfect timing and perfect moment. I really love it. Excellent you POV and DOF also great. Excellent executed this scene of daily life. Grat work. Thank you a lot.
All the best,

Bonsoir Joel,
Looking over her shoulder, reveals what she was working on, so maybe a wider view would show the arial view along.
Good painting, I must note, in fine colors and texture as partialy that can be seen.
All three photos on the subject are well collected from diff. POV's.
Au revoir,

Bonjour Joel, image intéressante de cet artiste et son travail, j'aime bien l'image jusqu'ici, est très bien cadrée et bien. Bon travail et bon mon ami, félicitations. Tfs.

Bon après-midi et week heureux.

Salut Joel,
Plein cadre sur cette artiste en pleine création, netteté et luminosité sont bien gérées, un beau tableau photographique.

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  • Zucca Gold Star Critiquer [C: 284 W: 2 N: 1] (8)
  • [2012-09-05 12:40]

Bonsoir Joël,

J'ai toujours été admiratif devant la maîtrise technique des peintres et des dessinateurs, étant moi-même incapable de "produire" quoi que ce soit ! Ici, tu as bien su restituer la précision dans le geste, et l'élégance dans l'attitude. Excellent cadrage !

Bonne soirée,


Hi Joel,
a very lovely daily life photo with superb details, I like the composition and the atmosphere of the photo, beautiful impression, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
Ps: Thank you for your kind words to my 1700th post

Bonsoir Joël,

Tu as bien saisi l'action de l'artiste qui peint sa toile. La prise de vue permet de voir les détaisl et les couleurs de l'oeuvre d'art. Bonne soirée.


Tu es fidèle à ce festival et tu y as bien pris tes repères, sachant choisir les artistes intéressants, à tous points de vue! Ton tryptique tournant autour de la dame est très réussi.

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  • emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10255 W: 144 N: 25647] (124503)
  • [2012-09-05 23:59]

hi Joel, The painter and his/her work is one of my favorite themes. The wom an is a very good painter, and the photographer as well. Superb picture.

Warm regrads


Hello Joel,
I enjoy the tight framing of this lady and her painting. The exposure and sharpness has given a very crisp picture with all the beautiful detail showing in the painting. A very good composition - congratulations.
Kind Regards, Ann

nice feeling for a painter
a shot that has everything
very wellcomposed,good use
of the square format
verywell chosen angle
great work my friens
have a nice evening

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  • mirosu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1572 W: 0 N: 3418] (16313)
  • [2012-09-06 23:48]

Bonjour Joel,
Marvelous detail photo. Perfect choice of crop and very nice handling of the light. I like how you managed to capture all the details on the painting. Nicely done.

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 13917 W: 0 N: 16108] (170320)
  • [2012-09-07 1:05]



quelle iamge de cette peintre sueprbe captage et de la peintre et de la toile qu'elle fait sueprbe ensemble très intéressant.

Bravo et amitié


Bonjour JOel
Chaque année tu nous fais profiter de ces artistes peintres au festival de la peinture, comme sur cette photo, cette femme peignant un joli tableau sur son chevalet.
En plus ce village est superbe avec ces pavés.
Il doit faire très chaud ce jour là et le chapeau de paille s'imposait
Bravo pour le cadrage sur le gestuel et la position adaptée de cette jeune femme devant un si beau tableau

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  • kato Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1386 W: 219 N: 3395] (11630)
  • [2012-09-09 5:55]

Hello Joel,

You're capturing well this scene by a good angle and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the spectacle in which the lady painter is drawing the picture around rive bank. The whole is harmonized well by a good color balance. It's intersting in painting festival in this region. Have a nice weekend.

Kind regards,

Olá Joel,

A classic pic,but....gives always wanted to shoot!
You've chosen a nice POV from the back.Wonderful composition.


Dear Joël
Very interesting and beautiful three photos.
Each of them could have been the leading photography.
Wonderful painter and works and a nice moment with people.
Nice presentation of this Painting Festival.
Good sharpness, contrast and perspective, beautiful colors,nice texture.
Fantastic photos.
Kind regards

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