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22 Feb 2008 1:02PM
great shot, well taken and stunning background, anyds0707

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22 Feb 2008 1:03PM
Wow...!

That's a bit Special. The Lighting, Composition & Content all "Gel" with your treatment of the image.

Stunning Shot.

Tony...
Cormy 9 3 England
22 Feb 2008 1:03PM
What a magnioficent picture Jouko,the light is superb.
Cheers
Alan
pmorgan 10 217 13 England
22 Feb 2008 1:04PM
Outstanding Jouko, you're right the LARGE version does indeed look bigger!!!!! Smile

Rgds
Paul
22 Feb 2008 1:04PM
amazing photo, great colour and detail

Graeme
RobD 9 25 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 1:06PM
This is magical, Jouko
Rob
22 Feb 2008 1:06PM
Excellent shot, nice work.
Regards Cheesey.
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 1:06PM
What a fantastic catch
Mavis
Ian-Munro 9 200 15 Wales
22 Feb 2008 1:15PM
BEAT THAT! fantastic,

well done.

IanSmile
49er 10 564
22 Feb 2008 1:17PM
Great capture... Love the clouds..
James_G 9 166 5
22 Feb 2008 1:20PM
Wonderful. Such a beautiful scene.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
22 Feb 2008 1:22PM
A glorious landscape Jouko. Brilliant Sir.
Ron
FredF 10 1 France
22 Feb 2008 1:25PM
Exellent shot. what was your speed and aperture?

Fred
Phil_Restan 11 280 9 Scotland
22 Feb 2008 1:27PM
Good shot into the sun

Phil
digipix76 9 577 England
22 Feb 2008 1:31PM
Stunning.

Ian
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 1:35PM
Thank you everyone.....

Much appreciate your comments!

Jouko
elkiebrooks 13 83 5 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 1:41PM
n awesome image Jouko. One of the best I've seen from you.
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 1:41PM
Fred: f/10, 1/250 s, ISO 100 @10mm

Jouko
NeilM 10 England
22 Feb 2008 1:46PM
stunning as usual Jouko, well captured.

Neil
flakeyflower 11 17 Scotland
22 Feb 2008 1:49PM
Stunning, beautiful atmosphere with the colouring
Matman 8 37 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 1:58PM
All been said but wanted to add my vote to a cracker!

Matt
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
22 Feb 2008 2:04PM
Faboulous tones and wonderful sky, Jouko Smile

Fran x
BillyGoatGruff 9 191 199 England
22 Feb 2008 2:11PM
Proud to be number 30. Astonishing colour!
Bill
Maddie Plus
11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 2:22PM
i wouldn't mind being there Jouko
THIS IS AN AMAZING PICTURE!!! GOD DO I LOVE THE COLOURS AND TEXTURE OF THE CLOUDS...IF ONLY YOU HAD CAUGHT SOME MOVEMENT ON THE TRAIN...THIS WOULD HAVE PROBABLY BEEN ONE OF THOSE EC....
tigertimb 9 40 66 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 2:24PM
Excellent shot, love the colours, the sky and the reflection and the train is the icing on the cake - superb
Tim
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
22 Feb 2008 2:26PM
stunning work Jouko

rgds
Dave
22 Feb 2008 2:36PM
Simply beautiful. Helen
fossilized 12 79 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 3:23PM
Love the tones. Very atmospheric shot.
Jean
HUMIE 9 2 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 3:27PM
WOW this is tremendous...love the sky and the ripples of the water !!

*Mike*
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 3:36PM
Thank you.........

Much appreciated....

Just got to know, that my wife is going through third brain surgery and it´s the most diffucult one so far....thanks for your support in these hard times lately......can´t thank you enough......and next 24 hours are going to be the most distressing for me and especially for my wife.....
All the prayers highly appreciated...

Thank YOU.......

Sincerely

Jouko
ESP 10 26 England
22 Feb 2008 3:43PM
A truly inspired piece of work Jouko...my picture of the week ..to me the train simbolises hope and progress as it moves towards the sunset ...

..my thoughts are with you at this difficult time ...I do hope all goes well for your wife Smile

Sara x
Richsr 9 91 223 England
22 Feb 2008 3:44PM
Like the colours and details in this Jouko.
My thoughts are with you both.
Regards Richard.
luxaeternam 9 21 1
22 Feb 2008 3:45PM
Beautiful shot. The presence of the train really adds something special to what is already a beautiful landscape.
Smile Lucy
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 3:51PM
Sara: Thank YOU for the award and warm thoughts....I´m speechless..........

Jouko
olbell 9 47 1 England
22 Feb 2008 4:00PM
Wow, love this! The colours and composition are spot on. The train adds a nice dimension.

Rgds Ollie
thorn 12 124 2 Scotland
22 Feb 2008 4:02PM
Hi Jouko,
An awesome image with fantastic skies,lighting,reflections,shading,love the angle of the snowy textured jetty and the train. Where is the train going is it a trans border train or an interland train.
Jouko,you and Mrs J are very much in our thoughts and we are sending good vibes,prayers and our hopes that this will soon see her some with you after her surgery asap.
Thinking of you both.
lots of haleja...............
Ann,Susan,the kitty cats and our familiesxxxx
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 4:18PM
Thank you.......

Jouko
22 Feb 2008 4:23PM
A truly stunning image.
Stephen
MarkT 12 119 2 England
22 Feb 2008 4:29PM
Excellent capture and beautiful light.

Hope all goes well Jouko.

Mark.
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 4:31PM
Great exposure, wonderful light.
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 4:40PM
Ann: Thank you so much for you heartwarming thoughts and prayers.....

This is a local train and going to Savonlinna, where this ancient CASTLE OF ST OLAF is....It´s 50 kilometres from where I live......

Jouko
SKavanagh 9 312 5 England
22 Feb 2008 4:46PM
Excellent shot Great sky and comp
Steve
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
22 Feb 2008 4:47PM
Okay Jouko, I'll concentrate especially hard today for the best outcome!

The amazing thing about this shot is that you can see detail on the train while shooting directly towards the sun. Great contrast control. And a good flowing composition too!

Patrick
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 5:20PM
Thank you.......

Much appreciated....

Jouko
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 5:23PM
Patrick: Thank you! MUCH appreciated!

Jouko
petra16 10 169 Scotland
22 Feb 2008 5:36PM
What a stunning picture the colours are amazing...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your wife

take care

petra
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
22 Feb 2008 5:53PM
Superb light. Fabulous image.
Andy
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
22 Feb 2008 6:00PM
Lovely image and the train really adds something.

Sue
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 6:15PM
Thank you.............

Much appreciate your warm thoughts.......

Jouko
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
22 Feb 2008 6:16PM
Ian: Thank YOU for your award! Highly appreciated!

Jouko
22 Feb 2008 6:36PM
Wonderful image.

John Smile
pottle 9 53 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 6:43PM
gorgeous shot the train ads to this immensley
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
22 Feb 2008 6:54PM
This is a superb image Jouko, lovely tones. Hope everything goes well for your wife, our thoughts are with you.

Darren.
22 Feb 2008 6:58PM
Wow!, breathtaking! Excellent shot, love it.

Mabelle
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
22 Feb 2008 7:03PM
Really fine detail Jouko...
Rob_Taylor 12 660 5 Wales
22 Feb 2008 7:08PM
A stunner Smile

Rob
thorn 12 124 2 Scotland
22 Feb 2008 7:09PM
Hi Jouko,
thankyou for letting me know about the train,glad it's going to such a lovely place as where that fairytale castle is. I remember it well love your shots of it.
lots of haleja.............
Annx
paulb20 Plus
10 12 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 7:24PM
Outstanding capture Jouko.
Paul
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 7:39PM
AWESOME shot Jouko
Mike
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
22 Feb 2008 7:45PM
Wow !!
Janet
MikeA 12 1.3k England
22 Feb 2008 8:47PM
Like the title and the light is quite stunning Jouko.

MikeA.
stevenb Plus
13 260 6 England
22 Feb 2008 8:56PM
You've handled the difficult lighting perfectly, all topped off with the train, great image Jouko.

Bill
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
22 Feb 2008 9:05PM
Beautiful light and colour Jouko.
Tom.
Dotrob 11 Wales
22 Feb 2008 9:39PM
Great shot, super lighting.
Dot
Bodiewil 9 46 Wales
22 Feb 2008 9:47PM
Oh flippin wow Jouko stunning

Dave
phillips 10 69 2 Scotland
22 Feb 2008 9:59PM
There's even a jetty in it!
That sky and those frozen ripples are amazing.
How about a steam engine the next time for absolute perfection?!

Guy
SueTurner 12 81 3 England
22 Feb 2008 10:03PM
the large version is superb
Neil_Higgins 10 35 3 England
22 Feb 2008 10:19PM
Great timing with the train, fabulous scene Jouko.
rusmi 12 35 1 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2008 10:51PM
wonderful shot, your photos have something of magic, well done!

Tom
Dear Jouko,
My Heart goes out to you as you await the news; I'm sending all my positive thoughts, prayers and faith to your Favorite Girl in the whole wide world.

Raija is so very lucky to have you by her side, may she open her eyes to you with a smile and a laugh, as you have so many to look forward to in the coming years.

All My Luv,
Suzan x


Quote:May the stars carry your sadness away,
May the flowers fill your heart with beauty,
May hope forever wipe away your tears,
And, above all, may silence make you strong.


Chief Dan Georg

GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2008 9:04AM
What beautiful sentiments from Suzan ..... I can only echo her prayers.

This is a stunning shot Jouko, thinking of you.

gil
KBan 11 494 4 England
23 Feb 2008 1:54PM
brilliant, i want to be there
keith
georg Plus
11 4 South Africa
23 Feb 2008 2:42PM
You are one of the people on my "favorite" list. Forgive me if I do not make a comment every time I vote on your photos. I am so busy with the flying lately that I just do not have the time to make a sensible comment. This does not mean that I just "click" to give you a vote. Now and then I may surprise you with a written contribution!! Regards.
Georg
sjteague 8 147 1 Wales
23 Feb 2008 7:59PM
stunning
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
23 Feb 2008 8:19PM
My humble thanks.......

Jouko
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
23 Feb 2008 9:12PM
100 from me Jouko, beautiful image, wonderful golden light and tones.

In my thoughts
Sarah *
redstag 11 100 15 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2008 8:22AM
I am a sucker for this type of sky.
Hope that your wife is as well as can be expected. In our thoughts.
Jon
Moj_o 8 10 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2008 3:45PM
Jouko, just love your work,wonderful.

Betty
25 Feb 2008 6:31PM
So truly beautiful...

stunning.. love to see these places with the naked eye.. fabulous..!!!

Nikki !
25 Feb 2008 6:49PM
Wow, what a great train shot, love the sky and colours.
Annette
CrownJoolz 10 7 United Kingdom
29 Feb 2008 3:20PM
what a series of images - breathtaking - every one
viscostatic 10 35 5 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2008 8:25PM
I like trains and I like beautiful landscapes - but I don't often see them combined as well as this.

Phil.
5 Mar 2008 10:00PM
I concur with Phil. Just fantastic.

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