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Summer reflections

Summer reflections
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Copyright: Hans Spruijt (GreenBaron) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3009 W: 919 N: 12213] (52777)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-06-05
Categories: Mood
Camera: Nikon D300, Sigma 18-50 3.5-5.6 DC, ScanDisk UltraII 8GB, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/16, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-06-07 3:10
Viewed: 2278
Points: 32
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Summer reflections

After a period of absence a restart on TL. This time a view of a German farm hidden in the green and near the creek called Alstätte Aa on the border of the Netherlands and Germany not far from Enschede, the town were I was born.

Used ISO 320 ASA to create more room for a larger f-stop (f/16), adjusted levels and curves to create a better balance in contrast and brightness.

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hi Hans you have captured this perfectley the pov and reflections are well chosen with good pp work to add welcome back
tfs regards bryan

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  • Juliet Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1250 W: 106 N: 2911] (22323)
  • [2010-06-07 3:25]

Hi Hans,
Welcome back ! I hope you enjoyed your time off. This is a very nice summer photo. Beautiful POV, good natural colors and nice lighting on the farm. Good to see you. TFS Julie

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2010-06-07 3:44]

Hi Hans,
A very fresh landscape shot for this summer atmosphere with a wonderful reflection on the limpid water.
Great light management with fabulous green tones contrasting beautifully with the house and the blue refelction of the sky.
Very neat work.
My best regards,

Francis Xavier

Hoi Hans,

Good to see your post again.
This is a great photography with beautiful scene and reflection in the water.
Very good chosen point of view.
Excellent sharpness, light and colors.
Nice natural frame.

Warm greetings and best wishes,

Olá Hans,
Nice to see you again with this very well composed postcard. Great frontal POV, very good exposure, good sharpness and reflection.
Excellent DOF.

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  • werdir Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1416 W: 147 N: 2654] (11957)
  • [2010-06-07 5:50]

Hi Hans,

A very nice capture of the farmhouse and its reflection in the tranquil waters. The setting is very serene in this nicely composed rural landscape. I particularly like the strong placement of the house and its reflection.

Best regards,

... and likely very close to where I used to live for a short while!!
Fantastic peaceful scene .. well thought-out composition ..the bright opening in the trees is well placed, and of course the reflections are great on the glassy water. Very well done.

How good to see you posting again, Hans.

I like how the branches edge the shot, creating a spy hole to which we are drawn, and through which we can surreptiously peep! There is a quiet mood of tranquility and secrecy, from the stilness of the water to the abandonment of the boat.
The contrast between the shaded areas and the highlighted, sunny areas is well controlled. The red building is attractive and sharply focussed, making a good focal point for the shot.

Kind regards,
Bev :-)

Hi Hans,
I'm happy to see you back here at TL, I missed you a little bit ;-)
The atmosphere in your shot is so contemplative and peaceful. There's warm light and a wonderful reflection in the water.
I would like to go on this small river by boat, as I see it is already waiting for me ...
Greetings from the sunny Bavaria
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Hola Hans

te felicito es bellisima toma

This is what I love about Summer....the beauty, the green grass, the time spent outdoors, near the water! Lovely shot Hansie, nice details and excellent placement of the house!

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  • kross1 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 594 W: 17 N: 1223] (4936)
  • [2010-06-07 21:43]

Hi Hans,
This is a great summer capture. The overall detail is very good and the reflection of the house on the creek makes the shot for me. I like your composition and the use of thirds rule in this shot. Looks like a post card. Well done.

Hee die Hans, leuk, je bent er weer !
Mooie landelijke plaat. Goed belicht en goed van compositie. Jammer dat die boom in de spiegeling er niet helemaal op paste, maar dat stoort niet echt.

great reflection and colors .
I like this photos so relax ambient.

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1977 W: 301 N: 3060] (26902)
  • [2010-06-09 14:25]

Hello Hans, that's a very calm and peaceful scene. The reflections are nice and the composition is well done. The exposure is well achieved in difficult conditions, a fine post, thanks!


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  • Doudou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 667 W: 2 N: 1533] (8802)
  • [2010-06-11 10:22]

Bonjour Hans,

Superbe composition où tout se regarde avec plaisir et où tout est surprise, les jeux d'ombre bien maitrisés, le reflet sur l'eau magnifique, c'est très simple et superbe!!!

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