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Happy Easter !


Happy Easter !
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Copyright: Catherine Dijon (CatherineD) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 861 W: 57 N: 4006] (14097)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-04-03
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF-S 18-55
Exposure: f/22, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-04-03 10:29
Viewed: 3283
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Happy Easter ! Καλό Πάσχα! Bonne fête de Pâques !

This year, Easter falls the same day for all Christians. In Greece (and countries of Orthodox traditions), it is the most important date of the year, with many traditions, celebrations. Ikaria is a quiet and rocky island, quite isolated from the continent. But for Easter, members of Ikarian families came from Athens and others cities and even from abroad to celebrate with their belonged. Taverns are full and local wine flows. Tomorrow, people will be allowed to eat again meat (many continues to eat it, in fact) after 40 days.
Easter is the symbol of renewal of nature: flowers, butterflies, birds… This is how are looking some parts of this rocky island, with poppies, lupins, chrysanthemes… Cheers to all!

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Hello Catherine,
beautifull capture, typical Greek landscape, always nice to see...
Your are lucky to be in Ikaria this time of year,I wish you the best,
regards,
Nikos.

Ciao Catherine, lovely and peaceful composition with lovely poppies and splendid sea, beautiful greetings card with famntastic colors, Buona Pasqua a te, amica mia, ciao Silvio

Merhaba sevgili arkadaşım Cathy!

Happy Easter to you indeed:) because you are in a fantastic island between the spring flowers. Awesome capture taken from nice vantage point MF! My family also send their kind wishes too. Do not drink so much tomorrow:)
Have a nice night!
Take care!
Cheers,

Bayram

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  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2010-04-03 12:12]

Happy Easter, Catherine!

Lovely landscape with beautiful flowers. Great colors!

I believe the yellow flowers are not a Chrysanthemum species, but possibly a Crepis.

Enjoy your time in Ikaria!

ishi

Happy Eatser to you and your family MF! This is a great dephting view by a great POV. Perfect colour and light.

Roberto

happy Easter,Catherine!
I envy you a bit for the holiday you're doing to your beloved Greek islands
and the flora and fauna that this year we will show
ciao sERGIO

bonjour Catherine

une très jolie photo pour la fête de Pâques,
j'aime voir la diveristé des fleurs dans la photo,
excellent POV, excellent focus netteté et détails
dans l'ensemble de l'image, j'aime également la façon
dont le tout est cadré, une côté la terre l'autre la mer,

Joyeuses Pâques

TFS

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Hello Catherine,
A beautiful view and relaxing, beautiful detail and quality dicersidad moving elements. Nice photo. Thanks for sharing.
Happy Easter to you and your family. A hug. TFS
Jesús

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2010-04-04 1:57]

Happy Easter to you too Catherine!

The freshness of this floral Samos scene really evokes the sense of the renewal of nature and the composition with the rocky cliffs and sea BG is great.
Thanks and best regards,
Ivan

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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2010-04-04 10:24]

Hi Catherine
What a great capture and a wonderful wish in this holy day!
Congratulation and have a nice Easter too!
Horia

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9100] (31094)
  • [2010-04-04 12:15]

Hello Catherine!

Happy Easter to you! Fantastic photo and fantastic view. Colorfull spots of flowers look superb on BG made from deep blue water of sea. I envy you such place to live!

Hello Catherine
great selection to celebrate for Easter. this is great scene and look like a postcard of former time, with beautiful flowers. Nicely composed and framed. superb colors and POV. thanks for sharing, have a good night.
Ahmet

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