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Postcard from South Africa

Postcard from South Africa
Photo Information
Copyright: Andrzej Korzeniowski (andrzej) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 570 W: 106 N: 1168] (9204)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-11-28
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon EOS 450D
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Friday Theme 2012/07/13 " A Postcard Style " [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-07-13 6:52
Viewed: 2144
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
My contribution to the Friday's theme "A Postcard Style"
Picture taken in Hoedspruit(RSA) game reserve.
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A perfect greeting from S.A., dear Andrzej!

Great focus on the Giraffes and well caught contrast against the sky.
I like the surroundings and the natural colors you managed to fetch in the wildlife scene.
Great management of light and exposure.

Have a nice weekend.


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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2953 W: 139 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2012-07-13 7:23]

Hi Andrzej,
A nice couple behind these trees. Very good choice of focusing on the giraffes enclosed in such a lovely natural and nutritious surroundings. A very interesting postcard from South Africa.
My best regards,

Francis Xavier

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  • Juliet Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1250 W: 106 N: 2911] (22323)
  • [2012-07-13 8:07]

Hello Andrzej,
How can you not love this photo ! Beautiful image with a nicely chosen POV... good nature scene and very fitting for theme. TFS Julie

good morning Andrzej

A pair of giraffes coiled in a green that's great. Nice idea africa.
Beautiful colors and framing.
Well done to the theme of this day.
Well done and friendship


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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 736 W: 13 N: 634] (21244)
  • [2012-07-13 11:04]

Piekna pocztoweczka z motywem typowym dla Afryki, ladnie pokazane

Boa Tarde Andrzej
Nothing more South African than this entry for Friday Theme.
Excellent POV and shallow DOF.
Good choice of adequate typographical fonts ..
Best wishes

This is the kind of postcard I would expect to receive from South Africa, beautiful! I like your pov and great capture of those giraffes in what seems to be their natural habitat. Good lighting and dof with nice details. Well done, tfs.

Hi AndrzeJ,
Well done from the post card in south Africa,
Nice POV. and sharp presentation..
good contrast and light and scene too,
Nicely done.

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 751 W: 47 N: 1333] (7051)
  • [2012-07-14 10:19]

Hi Andrzej!
Very nice postcard from South Africa, with a perfect choice of the subject :)
Excellent shot, with perfect focus on the giraffes and lovely bokeh effect on the vedgetation in foreground. Excellent POV.
Very good the text, with appropriate colors.
ciao! Vanda


Nice moment, I love giraffes, they are so elegant.
Interesting pov with natural framing of trees.
Great focus.
Lovely postcard from South AFrica.

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