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Peaceful autumn evening

Peaceful autumn evening
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Copyright: Paras Bhalla (parasbhalla) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3028 W: 438 N: 9280] (38525)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-09-28
Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Artwork, Mood
Camera: Nikon D90 dSLR, Nikkor 18-105mm VR
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/100 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2012-11-12 0:42
Viewed: 1836
Points: 44
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Dear All,

Peaceful evening hours and the magic of autumn light attracted me to capture the charm and beauty of this parked boat on the slowly moving river waters.

I was walking along the river "Saale" when I noticed this scene and the view I got was just wonderful. The mirror-reflection of the boat and a tree give the scene even an artistic look.

Hope you enjoy this scene!

Have a good start in the week.

Kind regards,



ISO=200, Focal length=105 mm, no major changes except cropped and resized for TL.

Teresat, poutpout, shelbeesmom, jan515, daisydaisy, brech, jean11-3 has marked this note useful
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To RSK: Many thanksparasbhalla 1 11-15 06:58
To colvert: Indeed it has painting lookparasbhalla 1 11-13 00:22
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Bom dia Paras
I like liquid mood full of good colors as a painting. Good focus a nd sharpness-
have a good day
um abraço

Hi Paras,
Artistic idea with the large portion of reflections occupying the FG and the boat and banks filling the top section only.The fused reflections leads one through the image and onto the blue boat,well captured.

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  • suzley Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1833 W: 317 N: 3045] (23928)
  • [2012-11-12 2:07]

Hi Paras.

I like the way you have used the dominant blue within this capture, it sits so well within the tones of nature and its colours. The wisps of red and the appealing reflections are a joy.
First class.

stv ;o))

Bonjour Paras
I like the idea of ​​using most of the picture for the reflection.
Like the vibrant blue on the boat and the light as well..
great mood....neat work
Well done
Good week
Best regards,Robert

Bonjour Paras
What beautiful reflexions; they deserve to become a painting itself; so that I tried it in WS
bonne semaine

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2012-11-12 3:05]

Hi Paras,
Nice play with this marvelous reflection. A piece of art in itself. The inclusion of the blue boat in this marvelous composition is enhancing the whole presentation.
Beautiful light and good PP work.
My best regards,

Francis Xavier

Super nice reflections Paras! Really love the blue boat and to see the scene mostly in the reflections! Nice colors!

Hi Paras,
Magnificent water painting!
The beautiful colors and reflections are a gift to the viewer.

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  • jan515 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2792 W: 58 N: 4702] (20934)
  • [2012-11-12 8:57]

Excellente saturation of this wonderful reflection Lieber Paras,
Clear photo with very good detail. The composition is excellent and the sharpness, class motif, with super colors and nice effects.
My best regards.

Love the composition! The blue boat seems to anchor everything. Awesome lighting and dof with nice details. Wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.

Hi Paras,
Beautiful reflections on water and point of view,
Nice details and full of colors,
Very sharp and clear...compliments.

Hi,peaceful atmosphere in this excellent picture.Colors are vibrant in this clear,sharp image with the beautiful reflections dominating.All the best,Otto.

Ciao Paras, lovely composition with fascinating reflections, fantastic colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio


These reflections are superbs and I think the blue boat is important because it give note, as the beginning of a song, blue and cyan are part of this festival of colors.
Excellent work well balanced.
Like a painting, very nice autumn evening light, yes, so peaceful.
My best regards.

Greetings Paras,I can see why you wanted to capture this peaceful colourful scene,the reflections in the water add quite some impact & also balance well, with the blues of the boat.There is no doubt this is a sunny day, as the brightness of the boat indicates.My eye keeps being pulled to the large reflection of a tree,which may or may not disturb the balance of this scene, with regards to the blue boat being the main subject.I did a Workshop not as a critique but as a comparison,
to see how much the mood of this scene would change,with the removal of the reflected tree.

Hi, Paras. The magic of pristine autumn light is well capture in this peaceful scene.Great POV, well composed to get the reflections of the trees and shadows. Excellent sharpness, exposure, colors and a nice note. Cheers

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  • VicZik Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 528 W: 82 N: 950] (4812)
  • [2012-11-12 17:07]

Hi Paras, what an amazing clear sharp photo you add to your gallery... Natural colors, great razer sharp focus and excellent P{OV. I lobve the steam of the tree reflection next to the blue boat, the boat have a minor OE but still looks good. . . . Well done

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2012-11-13 7:14]


quel reflet et iamge grandisoe captage et effet, ces belle couleurs ce tronc quelle cpatage et iamge un tableau de maîtres.

Bravo et amitié


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  • jackal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 790 W: 26 N: 808] (9654)
  • [2012-11-13 15:52]

Hi Paras,
beautiful river-side scene with the rich colours in the shimmering reflection - best shot I have seen for some time

Wonderful reflections wit great saturated colours. Very nicely composed and balanced. TFS

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  • thy Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 24 W: 17 N: 3] (438)
  • [2012-11-15 7:33]


Hello Paras, a wonderful reflection with such beautiful colours. I might have cropped the river bank, but it is always tricky as to know just where to draw the line.
Tfs, regards Jean.

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