Prow at Marsaxlokk

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Francesco Villa on June 15, 2007

Very powerful colours, in perfect balance; very good one Marilyn Ciao

AlexMatos on June 15, 2007

Greeetings,

A typical boat of Malta.

Alex

Mark Highton Ridley on July 12, 2007

Another 'yaaaay' :) You really captured fantastic lines and vibrant colours in this one Marilyn.

My only nit-pick is the lettering as it detracts, imho, from an otherwise fantastic image.

Marilyn Whiteley on July 12, 2007

Yes, it might be good to clone out the lettering since I couldn't move the boats! And this was the best angle I could find.

Thanks for your comments.

Mark Highton Ridley on July 13, 2007

Well, you certainly got a greaat angle and you weren't afraid to get in close and up amongst it. A really great shot :)

Salvo Cannizzaro on December 9, 2007

Very beautiful Marilyn to the colors and geometric shapes.

Hi Salvo

Marilyn Whiteley on December 9, 2007

Thanks you, Salvo. I see from your collection that you like colors and geometric shapes as I do! Greetings, Marilyn

Roger Sandvik on December 14, 2007

Excellent cropping. This is just beautiful Marilyn. I'm so glad to see these boats again. There were one more thing I think I never got around to take picture of and that was those yellow buses. They were truly something special, both to look at and to ride.

Marilyn Whiteley on December 14, 2007

Thanks, Roger. I'm glad that you approve of the cropping. It was one of those times when I wished that the view had been just a bit less cluttered, so it was a challenge to decide on "the picture" within the picture. Next time you'll take those photos ...

Roger Sandvik on December 14, 2007

He he he he he. Well, I'm not good at making pictures like these. I dont know why, but you can see from my gallery that most shots are from nature and thats what I know. Manmade things, structures, buildings and such I'm not good at. Like to learn though. I have an idea about a line of images I would like make, but haven't got around to try it out yet. Wish me luck :)

Marilyn Whiteley on December 14, 2007

Roger, please read the first part of the very recent conversation on this photo. It's nature that I'm at home with, but I'm learning, and I'm sure you will, too. I believe that Tom is right, and the eye that sees patterns and colours in nature can--with a little conscious effort--see them in constructed things, too. Good luck! I'll look forward to seeing the results.

Roger Sandvik on December 14, 2007

Marilyn! He was certainly right. But for me I think, is the ability to reckognize these opportunities whats hard. Maybe I'm to busy in urban landscapes, or perhaps too shy! I don't know. However, I will try. The picture he commented was very beautiful. Very pleasing to the eye, interresting and inspireing. Thanks for sharing :)

Marilyn Whiteley on December 14, 2007

When we're busy in urban spaces, I think it's natural not to notice, Roger. Maybe if we can deliberately take some time to notice, then we will be more alert to the possibilities around us even when we don't have the opportunity to photograph them.

And on a lighter, note, Greetings,, Marilyn

Roger Sandvik on December 15, 2007

Words that makes a lot of sense. Thank you Marilyn. I'll try to develope a skill towards urban landscapes. I'd like that :) Merry Cristmas to you too, and your family Marilyn :)

Marilyn Whiteley on December 15, 2007

I'll wait patiently for the results, Roger, but I'm positive that you have the skill so I look forward to seeing something ... someday.

Greetings, Marilyn

Aldo Ferretto on December 18, 2007

Congratulations, beautiful colors and very nice composition !!

Ciao Aldo :)

Marilyn Whiteley on December 19, 2007

Thanks, Aldo, for your comment. You have a very fine collection, and I look forward to exploring it further.

Greetings, Marilyn

Bjørn Fransgjerde on December 26, 2007

Very good composition Marilyn. Beautiful colors.

Greetings Bjørn.

Andrea Allasio on October 20, 2008

Marilyn, very simple and beautiful. Andrea

Marilyn Whiteley on November 14, 2008

Belated thanks, Bjørn and Andrea. It was an amazingly colourful sight! Greetings, Marilyn

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  • Uploaded on June 15, 2007
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    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. SP550UZ
    • Taken on 2007/03/20 08:32:49
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 0.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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