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Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 16 November 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

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GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan


16 Nov 2009 5:24am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados


16 Nov 2009 5:26am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States


16 Nov 2009 5:59am

Michael from United Kingdom

Another 5 stars from me too. The colour and flowing water is perfection. ( I like the quote too )

16 Nov 2009 6:00am

Levi from West Vancouver, Canada

wow! this is an awesome photo. 2 thumbs up!

16 Nov 2009 7:01am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria


16 Nov 2009 8:05am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A wonderful shot. All is good, the blue tonality, the composition, the perfect blur on water... bravo,really bravo !!

16 Nov 2009 8:36am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

The is a fantastic shot. For me everithing is perfect.

16 Nov 2009 9:05am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Just perfect... beautiful! The lighting is glorious!

16 Nov 2009 9:07am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

Beautiful!!! Great tones and detail. Nothing less than 5 stars from me. I love the quote.

16 Nov 2009 9:18am

zOOm from Paris, France

Just super once again. What a lovely and perfect DOF. 5 Stars agaion !

16 Nov 2009 10:21am

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

A dream... Welcome in Stu's head !!!! AMAZING !!!!!

16 Nov 2009 10:43am

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Splendid framing !
Waoh... so marvellous capture !
5* without hesitation ! :-)

16 Nov 2009 11:04am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Perfectly captured at Kamogawa. Wonderfully beautiful shot.

16 Nov 2009 1:06pm

Jacqueline from Montréal, Canada

Thank you !

16 Nov 2009 1:56pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Nice effect on this beautiful photo, well done !

16 Nov 2009 2:13pm

Gina from Azores, Portugal

Stunning shot.Great colors

16 Nov 2009 3:11pm

alireza from tehran, Iran

very nice color in this excellent shot.

16 Nov 2009 4:06pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wow.. another fabulous image . Love it even more than previous one . Tones are perfect !

16 Nov 2009 4:40pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Surreal shot. Love the light and colors.

16 Nov 2009 6:05pm

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Absolutely gorgeous. No further comment..

16 Nov 2009 6:20pm

Val37 from Tours, France

Wonderful ! Only 5 stars for me !

16 Nov 2009 7:28pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

Lovely... especially the texture of the smokey water! :)

16 Nov 2009 8:10pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Tremendous shot, and it stood still for you!

16 Nov 2009 8:42pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

This is a beautiful image. Almost mystical in a way.

16 Nov 2009 8:45pm

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

Juste splendide, élégant, magnifique...5 étoiles!

16 Nov 2009 9:04pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

Beautiful ! Wonderful colors !

16 Nov 2009 9:26pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

wow the water looks so abastract! Amazing shot of this beautiful bird

16 Nov 2009 9:29pm

Dawn from Maryland, United States

Oh wow!!! This is just perfect in every way. The exposure and composition are just wonderful. 5 stars!

16 Nov 2009 10:06pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Wow, Stu - you really had a great time by the river!
Another outstanding photo.

16 Nov 2009 10:26pm

Nicolas from Paris, France

It's a fantastic shot !

16 Nov 2009 10:35pm

Fred from Manila, Philippines

Wow! Outstanding. This just amazes me with the monotonish blue hue. Beautiful!

17 Nov 2009 12:33am

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

i love the blue color! and-- wow, you did a *beautiful* job with the water.
awesomeness stu.

17 Nov 2009 12:41am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A bird not of this planet! This is a most wonderful photo that I must call perfect. Great job, Stu!

17 Nov 2009 1:42am

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

wow this is truly fascinating, like a beautiful painting. you did a terrific job on this Stu, not just on the composition, exposure but the combination of those technicalities. powerful. great work!

17 Nov 2009 4:05am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Wow, excellent shot. 5 stars!

17 Nov 2009 7:10am

Marie-France from Sceaux d, France

magnifique ! il y a de la magie dans cette photo...very good !

17 Nov 2009 9:03am

Fusao from Tokyo, Japan

really beautiful. ため息。

17 Nov 2009 12:07pm

Ada Panich from S.Benedetto del Tronto, Italy


17 Nov 2009 1:45pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States


17 Nov 2009 1:52pm

reza from Iran

Oh my god, the best photo

17 Nov 2009 2:42pm

christine from France

Une photo ? une peinture ? mon coeur balance...magnifique !

17 Nov 2009 4:14pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! Superb! Absolutely breathtaking!!! 10/10

17 Nov 2009 5:25pm

Fred30 from VILLESEQUE, France

magnifique photo

17 Nov 2009 5:50pm

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

Absolutely breathtaking!!!!! The slow shutter speed to blur the water has worked sublimely. You've got to be incredibly proud of this one?

18 Nov 2009 12:47pm

@Mike: Thx Mike. Yes, I must admit to being pretty happy with the way this one came out. I usually don't have a clear destination in mind when I start editing an image, I just begin processing and see where the process takes things.

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Brilliant picture.

19 Nov 2009 5:22pm

NicoleA from Aix en Provence, France

Wow ! I like it too ! The blue is so nice !

21 Nov 2009 1:38pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful blue composition. My favorite color...

22 Nov 2009 12:19am

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

again and again... faaabulous!!

24 Nov 2009 1:06am

Barbara from Florida, United States


24 Nov 2009 3:38am

April from Iloilo City, Philippines

superb!!! all hands down...

30 Nov 2009 4:20pm

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