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A wall like Drymd 29

A wall like Drymd 29
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Copyright: John van Aarle (JohnTulip) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3349 W: 798 N: 8612] (35303)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-03-06
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Canon EOS 30D, Sigma AF 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS, 1gb, B-W UV
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Lens Lover's Award [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-03-16 10:25
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 106
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Treklens, a Wall in Zierikzee , Holland

In July 2005 .. as a 'tenderfoot' I joined TL..
I had two advisors at the time :
Koh; in TL Tropicalrips. not a member any more.. the twin Brother of present Xu Wenqing * Wenqing *
and number two: Huub Loupen ..married with Marion ..in TL *Drymd29*

Now Huub has a very special style .. close to abstract:
like an empty hall in a bank.. with a bank employee
lost in his work..
or a Museum.. and a visitor plus us viewing over his shoulder without the person knowing our presence ..

I have to put all in a few lines.. but go and see *Drymd29* ..his work that is , in here...

Huub made me realise that an empty subject can tell many stories.. you just have to observe in a special way ..
As for my present photo here, I am not sure if Huub would have presented it the same .. but in my view it goes in his direction.
Hope you agree Huub.

Tech talk.. I did nothing much ..only a little correction in the horizontal luines.
This is what I did in PS CS 3 :

First press CNTRL and A .. your photo has been activated,, than go to > Edit > Transform > Distort.
In distort you can change your photo in any direction.

Ones you like the result.. double click and thats it, to continnue with other tasks in PS if you have to.

Thanks for your pop-in Folks


John T

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others;
it is the only means.
- Albert Einstein


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To Tomek: Thank you HarryJohnTulip 2 03-21 23:40
To drymd29: Thanks HuubJohnTulip 1 03-16 13:54
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Hello John,
Simple and beautiful.
The color combination is so well balanced in thsi photo.
I like how you placed that window.
Well done agaian with this beautiful architecture shot. TFS

Hoi John,
Perfect abstract image, are you going modern? :-) Anyway great sharpness and fine contrast. This kind of simplistic pictures need a kind of courage which you have John. I enjoy the mondrian view!

Hello John:
Congradulation on this architectural semetry of beauty...great texture details all the way...
this makes me look at it for a long time!!!!

Hi John..nicely composed shot...great textures and details..


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  • OWO Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 156 W: 70 N: 330] (2387)
  • [2008-03-16 10:59]

Hoi John,

Kijk dat vind ik nu het mooie aan TL, je laten inspireren door anderen en er dan zelf iets mee doen.
Dit is hier uitermate geslaagd. Strak, eenvoud (maar niet eenvoudig om te zien heb ik vaak gemerkt), contrastrijk...gewoonweg mooi en goed gedaan!



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  • Reflex Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 639 W: 205 N: 43] (1347)
  • [2008-03-16 11:06]

I like the graphism of this picture. Light, lines and colours give a good balance.

Hello John.
Very nice photo with strong composition. Great contrast and patterns.

  • drymd29 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1146 W: 242 N: 659] (7658)
  • [2008-03-16 13:08]
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Very good to recognize the characteristics of an artist ;)
Good work John and the link to my work is there, for sure. Normally I add one person; a so called Huuboid!
But I pay them; you did not know that, I guess.
I like especially here the small transition into the frame, that little shading line, causing a feeling of 3D.

Bedankt John; it is an honour!
Huub (drymd29)

hi john, i was commenting on vandanas recent similar post of how much i love these types of shots-this included!
the composition is great and i really like the stripes and lines in the wall plus the design in the window,
this really makes me want to get this type of shot, very well seen and take!

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  • cinca Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 323 W: 2 N: 143] (4456)
  • [2008-03-16 14:48]

Hi John, great shot! only few lines, colours and patterns create an excellent and elegant graphic effect.
Semplicity is the most difficult and creative result really!
Ciao, Cinzia

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  • juyona Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2585 W: 1 N: 425] (10173)
  • [2008-03-16 15:10]

Hola amigo,
precioso trabajo,
original presentación y pov,
color y original trabajo,

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  • Dingo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2522 W: 368 N: 2626] (11964)
  • [2008-03-16 15:19]

A nice tribute to Huub, John. I think it is a good impression of Huubs style, but I think that would be even stronger if presented in b&w.
There's another easy way for perspective correction: activate the crop tool, check the 'perspective' field and then you can drag the corner markers towards the correct angle. If you keep Shift pressed, the markers move in one direction only, so you can concentrate on that angle... also, do it one side at a time, if not the result gets quite impredictable...

Interesting shot John,

Very nice excercise with the colour and structure. Well done. b rgds. Stefan

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  • Kiwis Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 0 N: 189] (13118)
  • [2008-03-16 15:59]

Hello John,
Une belle composition simple. Texture très belle. On passe souvent à côté de beauté et tu nous le démontres par cette photo :) Merci mon ami
A bientôt!

Hi John

Nice Compositions here and I would say this is also nice colour... congrats

Amri HMS

Hi John,

It must be something need security inside the wall . . probably double bricks wall and strong window . .
I like the simplicity of this picture but raise lots of questions . .
Great presentation of the artwork . .
Unusual, but lovely to see . .


Hello John,
Very lovely composition and fantastic textures and shapes, excellent sharpness, beautiful bold colors and superb contrast.

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  • trekks Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1995 W: 141 N: 3390] (13665)
  • [2008-03-17 0:42]

hi JT

Great abstract shot of wall and window. Nice texture and color contrast.

TFS, bill

ciao John.. i think this is perfect!! wonderful composition with lines and colours so well combined!! abstract and effective!! really a good idea to post it!! bravo!
ciao Marco

Hi John,

Strak weergegeven, maar niet te - die oude bakstenen maken het prettig en mooi van kleur.
Die tekening op de luiken schijnt te duiden op het horen bij een landgoed of kasteel - alleen zij mogen precies die tekening en die kleuren gebruiken.


Beautiful abstract shot.
Great symmetry.
Well done bro

Hello Frere, this is a very nice and well composed image. I like the off-center composition and the graphical aspect.
Very good observation and well caught!

Well done! sis :)

Hallo John,
Deze foto is mooi,juist door zijn eenvoud.
Dank je en groetjes,

Hoi John
beautifull image, excellent sharpness and details,
very nice composition, well done!

heb je reactie gelezen op Tibet, vreselijk daar !! maar ook ik vind NIET hier in TL

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  • Dot Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1583 W: 40 N: 3488] (13942)
  • [2008-03-17 6:57]

Hi John
Something very different but colorful with lots of detail.
Good stuff
I can't get anything for Quebec till september after labor day, everything is booked solid.Quebec in the fall should be nice.

Merhaba John.
Nasılsın arkadaşım?
I like the composition and artwork.
well composed and very good detail.
Well done.TFS,
:) tomoorow (Yarin)

Merhaba Dear John :)
Very artistic photo and strong composition.
Ellerine saglik.Congrats.....
Cordial Greetings,

Hi John,
This wall is colourful and sharpness....
Excellent shot of lovely funny window. tfs.
Dr.Seyfettin Güner

SO very 'Huub' John and a fine tribute to a wonderful artist. Simple and yet so very effective. TFS,

Hello John,
Mooie foto! I love the divisions of the white, gray and black bricks which draw your eyes to the brighter color and design of the window. Very well composed, crisp details and lighting, tfs,

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  • chrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4430 W: 637 N: 9632] (55124)
  • [2008-03-18 1:12]

Hi John

A simple abstract composition, but one that works well. Good compo, colour & sharpness. Tfs!

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  • pozaru Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3627 W: 881 N: 2607] (21386)
  • [2008-03-18 1:22]

Excellent tribute to Huub; well done !!!


Hello John:

Sometimes it seems that a simple photo by low content, but it's hard to find elsewhere membership equal to the picture that presents us with a good job executing displacing the original window to the right to improve its personality. I love your work. Thank you for show.

A hug


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  • jone Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2365 W: 178 N: 0] (32781)
  • [2008-03-18 1:55]

Hi John ;)
nice and artistic photo...TFS
J ;)

Hi John ,
Nice to meet you,
Nice shot of this window,
Nice composition,
good sharpness,
and great colours,
Great job,

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  • Juliet Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1250 W: 106 N: 2911] (22323)
  • [2008-03-18 3:11]

Hi John,
Excellent details here. I can count the bricks. Really a good posting. Window offset adds to this beauty. TFS Julie

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  • Ivan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 365 W: 110 N: 268] (3865)
  • [2008-03-18 3:50]

Hi John,
A beautiful simplicity. Those colours zones slip the screen in three horizontal part while the windows focus on the last third.
A perfect demonstration of the rule ! TFS,

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2572 W: 237 N: 6132] (24044)
  • [2008-03-18 4:41]

An exceptionally fine composition! I love the graphism, the colours and the textures here
Excelletn work

Marvelous off center comp here Johnny!! Nice RED! Love it! Simplistic yet makes a very powerful presence on the page! Superb!
B-) B-)

hello JT,

trying a different kind of shot, huh? i may don't understand much about this shot but i sure love it.. kind of abstract to me with the beautiful wall and classic design of window.. well done.. :)

regards, terry

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  • Josine Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 922 W: 21 N: 652] (4069)
  • [2008-03-18 12:26]

Excellent play of lines John.
Good colour and precise detail.
Those lines with diffrent colurs and the combination with the hatch
is very nice.
Also a nice compliment for Huub, yes he has a very style!
A goody Johnny

What a masterful eye you have John!
Perfectly plucked detail, professionally presented.
Great color combo.
- Vincent

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  • Tomek Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1264 W: 44 N: 3160] (18766)
  • [2008-03-19 9:05]
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Czesc Mikolaju:)
Tania ale efektowna i efektywna elewacja - dla mnie wyglada niezwykle i to sobie cenie, ze dzieki Tobie moge takie rzeczy ogladac:)
Dzieki - Tomek
:) wroce

Hi John
I love it. I love the colors that don't realy match. I love the pattern on the shutters. I love the texture of the brick wall.I love the old hinges on the shutters, I love the composition and the position of the window in it. In one word, I love it.
Thanks for sharing it

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  • jawa Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1273 W: 0 N: 1] (12005)
  • [2008-03-20 7:04]

Hallo John
Fotografie hoeft niet ingewikkeld te zijn.
Zo simpel maar o zo mooi.
Gr Jos

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  • ayse51 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2092 W: 144 N: 2110] (27563)
  • [2008-03-21 3:20]

Hello John,
what a nice composition.I liked colours and design.TFS.Necla.

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  • Beger Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3311 W: 1066 N: 5188] (23042)
  • [2008-03-22 9:42]

Hi John,
I came back from a busy week far of my home and it is why I missed your last posts!
I like the way you do with this almost abstract photo!
Very nice tribute at Huub! Fine details and textures and effective composition. Bravo! Annie

Hello, John -
I enjoyed looking through your gallery, which is filled with wonderful shots. This one is simple and beautiful, with fine graphics, excellent colors and smart framing. Well done.

OOoo it works very artistic especial with this frame.
The clearness is superb.
Happy Easter.

I find this image quite soothing--the symmetry is pleasing-the simplicity of the subject and colours are just right---thank you for your notes----and thank you for seeing this---Lynne

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  • puffy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1540 W: 114 N: 2985] (16653)
  • [2008-03-25 21:36]

Nice shot John,

Very artistic shot... I like the window's art, very unique, nice colours, contrast, textures and details, excellent capture, :D


This shows a good eye for lines and colours and simplicity, John! Very good 'in-frame' framing with the horizonatl brown section above the window and the black one below. Well done! - Have a good weekend! Cordelia :))

Hi John,
beautiful capture! The compo, colours.. all perfect! Bravo!
Have a nice day.

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  • eBirdy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 184 W: 1 N: 60] (1528)
  • [2008-05-20 12:56]

Hi there cousin John,
Simple but nice... like "abstracts" a lot...
Amd, yes, a pity we didn't met in BCN... I thought you came a month ago, in April...
Next time! Abraçada! (= bear hug in catalan!)

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