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Yarra River


Yarra River
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Copyright: Toni Alvarez (Toni) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 403 W: 2 N: 316] (2034)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 1993-09
Categories: Flowers, River
Camera: Minolta Dynax 700si, Minolta 50mm 1.7
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Rivers [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-04-12 16:35
Viewed: 4325
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
The Yarra River flows from Mt Baw Baw through Melbourne (242km) and is naturally this yucky brown colour from the eroded clay soils. It wasn't always so. Up until the mid-1800s the water was clear but the intensive land clearing and development has resulted in the prescence of microscopic clay particles. It is clean though and is supposed to be one of the cleanest capital city rivers in the world and fish can be found in it. At least in springtime the green contrasts quite nicely with it.

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Interesting mixture of colours leading through the picture and down the river bank. I like it

Halo Toni!!!
This is great, superb scene. I love this photos remainding me impressionism. This is very pretty and very original!

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  • VeTTe Gold Star Critiquer [C: 162 W: 0 N: 0] (684)
  • [2005-04-13 17:21]

composition colors are very good

Toni, A nice landscape shot. The focus is soft, and I agree that it gives that impressionism look to it.

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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2005-04-15 9:55]

Appréciation personnelle pour la photo: superbe photo.
Bon impact visuel.
Pertinence de la photo pour le site: excellente.
Appréciation personnelle pour la note: complète.
Merci, Antonio.

Je trouve le cadrage et les couleurs parfaits.
Juste un petit reproche concernant la netteté, mais c'est probablement dû au passage au scanner.
Je rencontre aussi souvent ce problème.
Stefan

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-04-18 3:38]

Hi Toni, great show of colours here, especially how the water looks purple close to the shore. And look at all those onion flowers - weeds really, but they do make a nice photo. Well done.

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2005-04-29 17:46]

Toni, at first, I had the feeling the river was pink.

Well composed shot with nice colors.

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