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Iguacu


Iguacu
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Copyright: Georg Isbary (oki) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 79 W: 10 N: 114] (587)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2000
Categories: River
Camera: Nikon F90x, Nikkor 24-120mm / F 3,5-5,6 D AF, Agfa Vista 200
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Waterfalls [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-02-16 10:37
Viewed: 4063
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Another picture of Iguacu Falls (from Brazil side of the falls)

This magnificent array of waterfalls is located in Southern Brasil in the state of Parana on the border between Argentina and Brasil. They stretch for 2.5 miles plunging 269 feet (82m) into Iguaçu River. They are absolutely "deslumbrante." Numerous rocky and wooded islands on the edge of the escarpment over which the Iguaçu River plunges divide the falls into some 275 separate waterfalls or cataracts. The name of the falls comes from the Guarani Indian word meaning "great water." In 1986 Iguacu Falls were declared a Natural Heritage of Mankind by Unesco.

The vegetation of the region is rich and varied, ranging from semideciduous to tropical. Contrasts are also abundant, with orchids growing next to pines, bamboos next to palm trees, and mosses next to lianas and colorful begonias.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2007-02-16 11:12]

Hello Georg,
Another great landscape.POV,colors,framing and visual impact are excellent.
TFS..:-)

Hello Georg
Very nice landscape from wonderful falls
Perfect composition and colors,
Great POV, Welldone.

Regards
Fartash

Hi Georg ,
great work.
very nice landscape.
great colours and composition.
thanks and regards
Saeed

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  • kiks (132)
  • [2007-02-18 14:48]
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Hi Oki,

Thank you for welcoming me. I always look at the work from people who sent me a message. I have to say that I like your work very much. You work a lot with strong colours and I like that very much.

In this specific photo I als like that it's possible to see the movement of the waterfalls. Very good photo. Well done.

TFS,

Greetings Kiks

  • Great 
  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 729 W: 98 N: 1707] (5458)
  • [2007-02-19 20:29]

I am so glad that you were able to capture the rainbow in this!
Excellent POV and composition, superb colours and textures
TFS
silke
back with :)

What a spectucular place. The rainbow is a great touch here.
I love the blue sky and the details that show all the different types of trees.
Thanks for sharing.
Kelley

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