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Copyright: Pablo Minto (pablominto) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3879 W: 192 N: 3835] (14563)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-13
Categories: River
Camera: Nikon D50
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): River Gaula [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-12-14 4:15
Viewed: 4032
Points: 98
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
December mood by the riverside as it appeared yesterday...

No snow any more, as the temperatures vary between 5-10C lately!

But one sign of late autumn is still there... the low light! The sun just popps up for a brief visit these days and the colours of nature seem to be different varieties of brownish...

horia, Alex99, mikou, Silvio2006, SkyF, dew77, oscarromulus, nainnain, jmp, Juyona, jcoowanitwong, jhm, scottevers7, marhowie, RAP, anavazao, ramthakur, Dando, fiyo, XOTAELE, izler, mlines, touristdidi, NellyD, gracious, pierrefonds, jusninasirun has marked this note useful
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To horia: THANKS...pablominto 4 12-15 11:17
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  • horia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2158 W: 224 N: 4749] (16656)
  • [2006-12-14 4:45]
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Hi Pablo

What a splendid sunset (i guess :) )!
The mood of this shot is impressive and the exposure very good.
Due to that the colors and tones are simply charming and the details in the perspective very nice.
The DOF is also great and the composition very beautiful.
The only nit here are the branches from the FG...but i'm sure you couldn't anything about them.
Very well done, my friend!

Bravo and TFS

PS: the minus in the points are probably the fact that Gerson's critiques were removed...it happened to me, too

Hi Pablo,
Yes, this is a very moody image. Glittery water surface is lovely, screened by leaf-less vegetation at FG. Very nicely composed picture.
Superb shot.

Ben Lakitan

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2006-12-14 5:15]

Hi Pablo.
Very refined and nice work. It is so easy to create picture, attracting attention by bright rich colours or exiting scene. However, it is more difficult to reflect of state of soul or mood. You have sold this task perfectly by your elegant shot and touching note.
Nice captures scene, pleasant lighting and deep shadows, reflections at the water and cloudy sky. I like the level of sharpness of your picture, its composition so much too.
TFS and my best wishes.

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  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2006-12-14 5:20]

Hi Pablo.
Beautiful landscape with sunset.I also I think as though it's like this (:o
I like him very much composition.Very good point,when turning river faces eyes as far as sunshine.Also attractive effect reflection in water-level.Dark silhouette branchs opposite alight water create interesting patterns,but get as though they may function and disturbingly.Globally dark scene forms atmosphere waking landscapes on border from between autumn and winter.
Well done,i like it and TFS.
Regards Milos

the land of the midnight river..:)
getting any sun just now is a bind...glad you got some and the warmish weather sounds good
thats a good mood shot..and i remember looking at suns like this everyday till dec 21st from my kitchen window and then thinking...hoooooooooooorrrrrrrrrrrrrrayyyyy
you are coming back!!

Hello Pablo,
This is again, another great scenery with so nice lightning and good exposure. I really like those soft colors and contrast and this great POV. This is a very nice picture with a great mood. As it’s for the points, I think that Horia got it... I didn't notice for myself yet but I'll have a look ;) Thanks,

hi pablo,
beautiful shot,
well composed with fine pov,
effect of light on water is beautiful,
well done,
tfs & regards

Ciao Pablo, wonderful view of this River, great ligh, beautiful compsition, ciao Silvio

Hi Pablo,
Great capture with beautiful lighting.
I like the point of view a lot.
Great job.

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-12-14 9:53]

Hello Pablo,
now snow in Norway either? But this scenery looks great without it, the wonderful lighting sets the mood. Very well composed with an excellent POV and lovely colors.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-12-14 11:46]

Hello Pablo,
Magnificent landscape.I liked POV,warm colors,reflections on water,framing and composition a lot.

Hi Pablo,
You here too...!
Excellent picture here and very good point of view.
Very beautiful reflection of the sun on the river.
Very good shot..!
Best regards,

Other than the burnout in the sky, this is stunning. I love the lustrous water. A graduated neutral density filter may have lessened the burnout.


Evelynn : )

Love the shimmer of light captured on the water of the river. Really quite IMPRESSIVE.
Also love the way you registered those branches in the fore ground. Gives this subject a sense of depth.
VERY WELL DONE. Moreover, shooting against the sun...

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  • osse Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 955 W: 0 N: 89] (7805)
  • [2006-12-14 16:38]

Hi Pablo
Nice landscape shot again. Good details, sharpnes and POV.Pablo clasic
Well done mf.


coucou PABLO
magnifique rivière prise de nuit, tres jolie photo, rien a redire sinon , parfait

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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2006-12-14 18:01]

Hi Pablo,
Magical light in this picture! Silver reflection, dark forest, bright low sun,... really december mood as you say in your note. Best regard mf
José M.
PS. Point go down to me too. I think -as Horia said- that some Gerson's comment have been deleted. Take a look to this forum entry

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2006-12-14 18:27]

Precioso color plata del rio, agradables tonos y excelente compo. equilibrado disparo... saludos Pablo, una vista excelente.

Hello Pablo,
Very nice scenery. Great composition, the curve river and the sun at the far end. Exceptional color tone and mood. Impressive picture.

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 893 W: 0 N: 507] (1853)
  • [2006-12-15 1:48]

Hi Pablo,

Beautiful landscape with sunset, the DOF is also great and the composition very beautiful, warm colors, reflections on water, framing and composition a lot, together with the curve in the river.


Hi Pablo,
So you got a constant sunrise or sunset...But how long does it rise or set? And how long are the dark hours?
The composition is awesome, with the river taking me into the scenery toward the sun and the mountains. Great control on the exposure and a beautiful mood captured.

P.S. has the same drop in points as you did.

Hi Pablo,
A beautiful and tranquil scene. Looks like December weather we are having. I bet it is dark very early now. The best part is the golen sunlight reflected in the river. Nice shot.

Well done Pablo.
Good timing with the sun just behind the distant hills..Well composed.

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  • RAP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
  • [2006-12-15 12:08]

Un apacible, cálido y bello paisaje Pablo que refleja las mismas condiciones del sitio captado.
Me gusta el punto de vista captado, con las ramas sin follaje en primer plano y la ubicación del sol iluminando por detrás de los cerros, con un reflejo maravilloso, realzado por un apropiado encuadre que deja el lado derecho en penumbra.
Gracias y saludos... Ricardo

A placid, warm and beautiful landscape Pablo that reflects the same conditions of the captured place.
I like the obtained point of view, with the branches without foliage in forefront and the location the sun illuminating from behind of the hills, with a wonderful reflection, enhanced by an appropriate framing that leaves the right side in dimness.
Thank you and regards... Ricardo

Hi Pablo,
Great sunset shot.İmpressive light, colours and colours.Well composed.Tfs and greetings.


Hi friend,
Very nice landscape! Looks like a painting!
The POV is excellent and the colors and tones are lovely! Take care Ana:)

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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1515 W: 18 N: 3165] (11638)
  • [2006-12-15 16:36]

Great light Pablo and I love the composition with the wide sweeping stretch of water.



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  • CTP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 644 W: 6 N: 946] (2726)
  • [2006-12-16 1:00]

Hello Pablo,
Great Nature shot my friend.
I like your pov,dof,focus,river,reflections,frame,silhouettes,composition and sharpness.TFS

Hello Pablo,
Isn't the world climate undergoing drastic changes, ringing the alarm bells that global warming is now almost upon us?
Anyway, a sombrely beautiful landscape you have shared with us today. I love the golden sheen of the sunrays reflected on the river.

Regarding points, Horia says Gerson's critiques were removed. But by whom? Did he do it himself? I could not make much of the forum entries in Spanish either.
Wonder what is happening!
Warm regards.

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  • Dando Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 637 W: 32 N: 792] (3084)
  • [2006-12-16 8:47]

Hi Pablo, great landscape. Good cold atmosphere captured with the silver river and the reflections from the winter sky. Good curves and silhouettes make this a great composition. This time of year really does capture some great skies and reflections with this one being no exception. Great work and have a great christmas my friend.

Best wishes,

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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2006-12-17 4:35]

Hello Pablo,
amazing shot; sharpness, colors, light, composition, everything is excellent ! TFS
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year :)

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 751 W: 31 N: 20] (5100)
  • [2006-12-17 8:57]

Hi Pablo,
very pleasant view, great nature, interesting image with the river. I like the colours also. Well done.
Gr., Aleksander

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  • jojo Gold Star Critiquer [C: 168 W: 0 N: 8] (176)
  • [2006-12-17 13:17]

Excellent paysage belle réflection, beaux détails


Hermoso recodo del río, bella iluminación, Buen BG, POV & DOF.
Saludos Pablo.
Juan Luis.

Hi Pablo
Félicitation pourcette belle prise de vue avec ce beau paysage automnal et ses jolies couleurs dans ce beau ciel ou le soleil semble vouloir sortir.La composition est superbe.
Merci et au revoir...JP

Magnifique paysage calme et reposant.
Bonne journée.

Muy buenas Pablo
Un gran paisaje y composición la que conseguiste,
Un saludo

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2006-12-19 16:45]

hello pablo
wonderful river and sunset photo. i like perspective and silhouettes in your photo. composition, point of view, colours and framing are great

Hi Pablo. Excellent POV across and along the S-curve of this river. The reflected sun adds a lot to this fine composition. Murray.

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  • yllen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 230 W: 0 N: 16] (641)
  • [2007-01-02 12:04]

Hola Pablo:
Hermoso paisaje muy bien capturado por tu càmara. Me gusta el reflejo de los ùltimos rayos de sol en las aguas del rìo. Tus paisajes trasmiten paz y el deseo de estar allì.
Congratulaciones y un buen año 2007

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  • Viera Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 82 W: 0 N: 74] (494)
  • [2007-01-05 3:30]

Hi Pablo,very poetical sunset.The downing sun can sometimes paint the country with amazing colours.Very beautiful shot.
Have a nice day

Superb photo, beautiful light, sparkling ripples.

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  • Isu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 313 W: 0 N: 21] (1663)
  • [2007-01-20 19:07]

Hola Pablo, bellísimo paisaje, bonita estela de luz sobre el agua al apagar el día. Saludos Sira

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  • NellyD Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 237 W: 0 N: 445] (1783)
  • [2007-02-01 11:28]

Hi Pablo,

I like the way the sun is reflecting on the water here, it gives the image a very calm and relaxing atmosphere.
Good composition and details and lovely soft colours.
Very well done and thanks for sharing!

Greetings, Nel

Hello Pablo,
what a peaceful and beautiful scene of this river with good reflection on it!
The sun appreared from a far distance with different colour of cloud! just wonderful
thanks for sharing
greeting always

Hi Pablo,

A nice image of the river, the photo has a good composition, DOF and nice colors. thanks for sharing.


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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2007-09-25 8:41]

Hello Pablo, it's a really good landscape picture. Good light and composition with a great sky. Well done,


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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2007-11-17 6:54]

Hi Pablo,
Riversides are so romantic places and the sunlight (dawn or dusk)brings in such emotional mood. This is an exquisite illustration and gives the mind and heart such pleasure. Wonderful shot. Superb light management and exposure and I like your POV to portray this scene. Very nicely composed. Kudos.

Hello Pablo. Beautiful glow on the surface and the horizon. Serene setting in full of tranquility. I like the image, the view and the composition. Very well done and best regards. Jusni

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