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One of those blissful sunsets and some fine company...!

Provence 2004

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:28-135mm IS USM
Title:The Handshake
Username:celestun celestun
Uploaded:1 Dec 2004 - 2:04 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
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riprap007
riprap007  91568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 2:05 AM

fine shot and glorious range of colour. click

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debbiehardy
1 Dec 2004 - 2:06 AM

Just stunning.

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keithh
keithh  1022806 forum posts Wallis and Futuna29 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 2:08 AM

devine.
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hermin
hermin  10 Israel
1 Dec 2004 - 2:08 AM

outstanding. composition, light, colors, shapes, patterns. congrats. click

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NorahF
NorahF  9
1 Dec 2004 - 2:09 AM

Love it. NorahF

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daringdaphne
1 Dec 2004 - 2:09 AM

11 out of 10 this beautiful picture D.

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jerishoots
jerishoots  10 Saudi Arabia
1 Dec 2004 - 2:10 AM

great image! nice color and composition. i'd love to go on that place i guess.

jeri

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croberts
croberts  102160 forum posts Ireland8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 2:16 AM

thought it was some painting by an old master when i saw the thumbnail. beautiful light and colours. clicked

Chris

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 2:17 AM

Fantastic colours , a great moment . Love it .

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snowman
snowman  10391 forum posts England
1 Dec 2004 - 2:17 AM

Very nice indeed, well balanced composition, beautiful colours and the handshake create a very pleasing image. Nice one

Phil

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katieb
katieb e2 Member 10255 forum postskatieb vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 2:23 AM

Fantastic composition and those colours are amazing.
Kate

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charlesym
charlesym  10 France
1 Dec 2004 - 2:24 AM

What a great shot - perfectly composed and wonderfully saturated colours.
Charlie

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darkblue63
darkblue63  10
1 Dec 2004 - 2:25 AM

Superb colours Smile

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ade_mcfade
ade_mcfade  1014745 forum posts England216 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 2:26 AM

agree with all the above, it's picture postcard image of Autumn and a great idea over all.

gets my EC even if it doesn't get the real thing!

Ade

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thetriguy
thetriguy  9 United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 2:30 AM

Very warm. Good image and good message!

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whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104039 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 2:30 AM

Beautiful, perfect autumn day.
Sarah

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VICTORHABBICK
1 Dec 2004 - 2:32 AM

Stunning work and the dog takes pride of place in this wondeful vista.

Victor

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rocky41
rocky41  10167 forum posts England
1 Dec 2004 - 2:42 AM

how do you get such rich colours stunning photo

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ruzzi
ruzzi  10
1 Dec 2004 - 3:03 AM

Fantastic,really beautiful!

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junglecat
junglecat  10
1 Dec 2004 - 3:09 AM

Absolutely stunning.

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samstan
samstan  10127 forum posts
1 Dec 2004 - 3:10 AM

WOW! It looks like an oil painting. Fantastic image Smile

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Denise
Denise  12279 forum posts
1 Dec 2004 - 3:12 AM

Simply stunning!

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dalowsons
dalowsons  1089 forum posts Australia
1 Dec 2004 - 3:26 AM

Amazing image.

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Kris_Dutson
1 Dec 2004 - 3:27 AM

Very impressive, great colour and lighting.

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jonc
jonc  10
1 Dec 2004 - 3:29 AM

Great color and good composition.

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itsasetamendi
1 Dec 2004 - 3:33 AM

Superb colour, light and composition.
Gareth

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Tom_Charles
1 Dec 2004 - 3:37 AM

How the hell do you do it, Tim? These shots are something else. They are very original and have the class/mark of past 'old masters' of oils and watercolours. I love this work!!

Tom

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DavidA
DavidA  9136 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 - 3:42 AM

what can I say? Simply one of the best pictures I've seen here.

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110181 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 4:10 AM

I'm with them above on this one Tim - its a fabulous shot. The subject is "Aaah Worthy" to begin with but your composition and those rich Autumn colours make it exceptional

Brian

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paulcr
paulcr  91536 forum posts Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 4:14 AM

Lovely shot, great colours. If it was mine I would see how it looked with an artistic filter in PS. Just a suggestion.
Paul

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bill777
bill777 e2 Member 11159 forum postsbill777 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 4:14 AM

Perfect composition and wonderful colours. A greetings card if ever one was meant to be.

Bill

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celestun
celestun e2 Member 1029 forum postscelestun vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 4:16 AM

Just tuned in... Wow I can't believe the response to this one... I am particularly touched by your comments as I can see this one has received all the attention on its own this time... didn't even need any promotion from the Editor!

What can I say? Just that you all made my day!

Thanks!

Regards,

Tim

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dalischone
1 Dec 2004 - 4:17 AM

Stunning shot, has everything you could wish for.

Tracy

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samartini
samartini  9
1 Dec 2004 - 4:33 AM

Fantastic shot, nothing to add at all...

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iscramble
iscramble  1090 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 - 4:36 AM

Absolutley fabulous. Great shot. Such fine colours.
Cheers
Phil

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willbrealey
1 Dec 2004 - 4:39 AM

What a superb shot, such amazing light, looks like a Samuel Palmer painting!

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John_Duckett
1 Dec 2004 - 4:48 AM

Are you sure this isn't a painting. Brilliant deep colours and an amazing composition. Beautiful image.

John

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glenallachie
1 Dec 2004 - 4:53 AM

They don't come much better than that.
Good job.
Duncan

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billydo
billydo e2 Member 1178 forum postsbillydo vcard United Kingdom
1 Dec 2004 - 4:58 AM

Quality image! What more can I say?
Neal.

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eppy
eppy  9
1 Dec 2004 - 4:59 AM

Wonderful shot. Great use of colour & composition. I thought it was an old painting at first glanceSmile)
Kev

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elaine max
elaine max  10
1 Dec 2004 - 5:04 AM

Absolutely superb.I simply love it.
Would have been well worthy of an EC but I guess he can't see them all.
Brilliant CLICK Elaine x

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paulstefan
1 Dec 2004 - 5:09 AM

Oh wow - super shot. It's all been said already.
click, Paul

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ajhollingbery
1 Dec 2004 - 5:25 AM

I'm lost for words. Massive CLICK.

Andy

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pfheyes
pfheyes  10254 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 5:35 AM

Wonderful, wonderful ... worthy of an EC, but I'll give it a PC anyway! Smile

Pete

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claret
claret  1049 forum posts England
1 Dec 2004 - 5:44 AM

Wonderful, wonderful shot.
Click Iain

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billma
billma  10119 forum posts United States
1 Dec 2004 - 5:50 AM

This is just about as good as it gets. Have not seem much on here that I like better. The composition, colors and lighting are amazing.

Beautiful
Bill

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joan duckett
1 Dec 2004 - 7:20 AM

This is absolutely superb, a brilliant shot - wonderful work should get an EC. click

Joan

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chris.maddock
1 Dec 2004 - 7:30 AM

Fantastic shot, well done indeed.

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mattberry
mattberry e2 Member 10259 forum postsmattberry vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 9:21 AM

click number 50! Love the colours and what a wonderful shot! Outstanding!

Matt

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liparig
liparig  10233 forum posts United States
1 Dec 2004 - 9:26 AM

this is a fantastic shot, the composition, colors, framing everything, excellent.
Joe

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sumpo
sumpo  11
1 Dec 2004 - 9:27 AM

Everything about this image is just spot on. - Gary.

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Chris_H
Chris_H  101472 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 9:49 AM

Excellent shot.

Chris

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 9:50 AM

Wicked shot, well done
Sue

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gibbsy
gibbsy  10403 forum posts Wales
1 Dec 2004 - 9:50 AM

Little surpise that this shot has generated so many clicks. So I'll add mine.
Click.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 11:05 AM

Absolutely top class image. Beautiful composition, excellent exposure to bring out all the best of the colours. I congratulate you.

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inkarts
inkarts  1061 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 11:14 AM

Its the best. Regards John

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noseprints
noseprints  10576 forum posts
1 Dec 2004 - 11:18 AM

great colours, great comp!!

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jasonewell
1 Dec 2004 - 11:46 AM

This is amazing. Superb colours composition and artistry. 11/10
Jason

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vejins
vejins  9
1 Dec 2004 - 12:07 PM

Absolutely gorgeous picture, the dog almost looks human it looks that earnest!

Deb

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A_Harrison
1 Dec 2004 - 12:19 PM

Classic...click

Allan

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chrisrudland
1 Dec 2004 - 12:58 PM

I know it's been said already, but this would make a wonderful front cover for a Provence travel brochure.

Memorable image this..

Chris

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jan's
jan's  10
1 Dec 2004 - 1:08 PM

Excellent shot,lovely details, well done.
CLICK..

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bassan
bassan  11
1 Dec 2004 - 2:31 PM

just lovely

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MattHusala
MattHusala  11 England
1 Dec 2004 - 3:39 PM

I'll just click then shall ISmile

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celestun
celestun e2 Member 1029 forum postscelestun vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
1 Dec 2004 - 4:05 PM

69 would seem a good number to say thank you all again for your incredibly encouraging comments!

Now I can 'boldly go where no-one has...'

Regards,

Tim

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105968 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
2 Dec 2004 - 11:41 AM

What can I say? It has all been said. Cracking shot!!
Jeanie

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barrovian
barrovian e2 Member 9160 forum postsbarrovian vcard United Kingdom
3 Dec 2004 - 11:32 AM

Beautiful

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philhowe
philhowe  11
6 Dec 2004 - 4:03 AM

How did I miss this, one of the best shots i've seen on the site, cheers

Phil

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speeedyblue2
6 Dec 2004 - 12:39 PM

Perfect in every way!

Mary

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user_absconded
7 Dec 2004 - 4:40 AM

Stunning

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Mari
Mari  101825 forum posts Wales
10 Dec 2004 - 2:23 PM

Wonderful, well captured

Mari

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Boyd
Boyd  1011213 forum posts Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2004 - 2:32 PM

One of the best.

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paul_indigo
14 Dec 2004 - 5:28 AM

Just spotted this in the most viewed section. Superb!

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sugarbird
sugarbird  10223 forum posts South Africa
14 Dec 2004 - 9:33 AM

Brilliant
regards
jill

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celestun
celestun e2 Member 1029 forum postscelestun vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2004 - 1:24 AM

To Jeanie, Peter, Phil, Mary, Lydia, Mari, Boyd, Paul and Jill,

Thank you all for your encouraging words! They really do motivate the photographer in me!

Regards,

Tim

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gajj
gajj  1032 forum posts
19 Dec 2004 - 7:53 AM

Missed this on the upload - its just wonderful in so many ways.
Regards,
Jan

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Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2004 - 7:19 AM

Lovely warm and tender image the colours are splendid and the depth with the path wandering over the horizon is lovely. Well done EC well deserved.
All the best
Dougie

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celestun
celestun e2 Member 1029 forum postscelestun vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2005 - 1:16 PM

Jan and Dougie, very kind of you both!

Regards,

Tim

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noseprints
noseprints  10576 forum posts
12 Feb 2005 - 6:03 AM

i already commented here, but i had to take another look. it just glows!

i left some clicks for you around.

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