Floriade 2006

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Floriade 2006

Postby christiand on Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:22 pm

Hi every one,

Floriade 2006.

Gentle giants have emerged and the crowds are fond of them.
These gentle giants scare the living daylights out of the kids who scatter into all directions screaming when the giants suddenly swing around or start to run towards the children.

Here they are:



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enjoy,
CD
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hey, there is more ...

Postby christiand on Sun Sep 17, 2006 9:52 pm

more floriade shots:

a little beauty:
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si si senior - seniorita, siesta :lol:

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the Amazon Parsley Jungle:

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Postby stubbsy on Mon Sep 18, 2006 2:11 pm

Christian

Of these the 3rd of the figures has the most appeal and the first two of the second group.

I think your cropping has let you down on the parsley shot since it's so tight the sense of scale has been lost (it could just be a pic of a bunch of parsley - when it was an entire bed).
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Postby Alpha_7 on Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:21 pm

I love the Mexian hat, have a sleep - great shot! I also like how the parsley seems to be a thick rainforest canopy.
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Postby zafra52 on Mon Sep 18, 2006 7:22 pm

I would crop the flower. It's amazing what you can do with a bunch of parsley. My favourite shot is the Mexican one because it has vibrant colours and it is sharp. Arriba, arriba, ándele... ándele! :lol:
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Postby christiand on Sat Sep 23, 2006 7:09 pm

Hi everyone,

here are a few pictures from today.
I like how the light and the colours were different this afteroon.

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Postby Justin on Sat Sep 23, 2006 7:55 pm

I have a title for the second flower shot - "the parting of the red sea"
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Postby christiand on Sat Sep 23, 2006 7:57 pm

the Amazon parsley jungle take II:

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Postby christiand on Sat Sep 23, 2006 9:02 pm

and for now,

some excellent acrobatic performers:

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Postby christiand on Sat Sep 23, 2006 10:03 pm

some portraits of the performers:

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Postby stubbsy on Sun Sep 24, 2006 3:49 pm

Wow Christian

Som more great images. The second shot in the second flower post is superb with the light catching the river of blooms surrounded by the tulips. The second parsely shot works better for me too.
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Postby christiand on Sun Sep 24, 2006 8:10 pm

Hi Stubbsy,

I'm going to have that photo printed :D
I'm glad that I spotted the "... with the light catching the river of blooms surrounded by the tulips"

Here is the image of a lotus sculpture.
The artist does some lovely work - she creates indoor and otdoor fountains.

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