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Arc de Triomphe


Arc de Triomphe
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Copyright: Kristof Szekely (szekelykristof) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 983 W: 56 N: 2487] (12618)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-22
Categories: Architecture
Exposure: f/2.8
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-10-14 11:59
Viewed: 1471
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A nightshot of this famous landmark in Paris. Teh speciality of the photo is that I did not use a ripod. Actually I don't understand why isn't it blurred. :) I wanted to experiment with this special tilted POV in the dark, please tell your opinion about it!

The Arc de Triomphe is a monument in Paris, France that stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, also known as the Place de l'Étoile. It is at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. The triumphal arch honors those who fought for France, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. On the inside and the top of the arc there are all of the names of generals and wars fought. Underneath is the tomb of the unknown soldier from World War I.

Get to know more from here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arc_de_Triomph

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great night shot Kristof
excellent architecture , good light and shadows
regards
T

Very Triumphfull.!
The evening light makes it even more beatiful.
The perspective is becourse of the 'close by' pov a bit destracting though.
Best regards from Jan

half a second without moving, great attempt
hope I'm not wrong but seems that distortion is emphasized by horizontal framing, try vertical framing when shooting big monuments from close POV
regards
jc

Merhaba
Very nice lights. Beautiful architecture. Good work. Well done. Thanks for sharing.

Kerem

Hi Kristof
Great nocturnal shot
Wonderful details
Take care
Burak

Hi Kristoff
wonderful night shot and great effect
ciao
Greetings fromn Poznan Poland
Ciao
Lucio

Bonjour Kristof,

Superbe prise de vue de ce fabuleux monument parisien!!!
L'éclairage est splendide, Paris maintenant j'y travaille, mais au pied du Sacré Coeur, c'est aussi très joli!!!
Amitiés
Odile

  • Good 
  • mieky Gold Star Critiquer [C: 64 W: 0 N: 3] (112)
  • [2008-10-24 1:25]

hi Kristof,
Nice shot.
Not so original. But i like it ^^
Well done

Have a nica day

Mieky,

great shot with perfect sharp... i like this so much... great nightshot... congratulations by this image... TFS...

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  • Mitra Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1153 W: 70 N: 1116] (16)
  • [2008-12-04 9:49]

Very nice lights. Beautiful architecture. Good work. Well done.
Mitra

Hi Kristof

Beautiful nocturnal capture of this Paris landmark. Good metering and effective POV used on this very busy intersection.

Well done and TFS,

Martyn

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