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hidden paradise

hidden paradise
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Copyright: Franco Degani (degani) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 130 W: 0 N: 322] (2607)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-08-09
Categories: Seascape
Camera: Sony DSC F-828
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-02-13 3:30
Viewed: 4583
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a British overseas territory, located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The islands make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago, the remaining islands constituting the U.S. Virgin Islands. Technically the name of the Territory is simply the "Virgin Islands", but in practice since 1917 they have been almost universally referred to as the "British Virgin Islands" to distinguish the islands from the American Territory.[1] To add to the regional confusion, the Puerto Rican islands of Culebra, Vieques and surrounding islands began referring to themselves as the "Spanish Virgin Islands" as part of a tourism drive in the early 2000s. Administratively, these islands are part of Spanish speaking Puerto Rico, and were historically ruled by Spain.
The British Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke, along with over fifty other smaller islands and cays. Approximately fifteen of the islands are inhabited. The largest island, Tortola, is approximately 20 km (approx. 12 mi) long and 5 km (approx. 3 mi) wide. The islands have a total population of about 22,000, of whom approximately 18,000 live on Tortola. Road Town, the capital, is situated on Tortola.

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Hello Franco,

Very nice picture of this beautiful seaside. Good sharpness and wonderful colours.


Hello My dear friend Franco,

A nice coastal capture with wonderful comp.



Well, thanks to you, it is no more "hidden" Franco, would like to snorkel there sometime my friend, beautiful place, excellent landscape shot from a good POV, TFS indeed!

Hi Franco!

What an unusual pov, it works so well! Very nice details and beautiful water color. It looks just great... TFS!

Best regards,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2008-02-13 8:29]

Questa foto ci voleva per riscaldare un po' la casa,sono appena tornato da una gelida biciclettata nei boschi..eheheh..molto bella come sempre,il colore dell'acqua e' eccezionale,quando vedo le foto che ho fatto col rullino in posti come questi mi viene da piangere..eheheh,ciao buona serata,Luciano.

bellissima inquadratura, pare di sentire le onde sulla pelle!!

Ciao Franco, gran taglio diagonale, acqua limpida ed invitante, grandi rocce, non sarÓ il pradiso ma gli somiglia molto, buon week end ciao Silvio

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