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Dawn Over Africa by Marie Strydom

Dawn Over Africa 


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7.07.2006 at 19:26h
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The start of another day in Africa.

Photo Taken in the Kruger National Park South Africa. Canon 20D.


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Martin Unger, 7.07.2006 at 19:30h

Very good capture and postprocessing, Marie! The silhouette works fine, and so do the color.
Regards, Martin

Michael Jaspers, 7.07.2006 at 19:31h

Interessante Himmelsfärbung. Ist das so Orginal? Die Antilopen und Bäume davor im Schattenriss wirken sehr gut! Sehr schöne Aufnahme.
LG Michael

Mohamed Awad, 7.07.2006 at 19:32h

clever work well done
cairo by Mohamed Awad
6.7.06, 22:07

Renato T., 7.07.2006 at 19:44h

Very nice work!

Katerina Zumrová, 7.07.2006 at 21:58h

beautiful work...silhouettes are great idea!

Andy Pomplun, 7.07.2006 at 22:31h

simply beautiful!

Jan Van Der Hooft, 7.07.2006 at 22:54h

Just wonderful, well done

Daniel Avasilichioaei, 7.07.2006 at 23:57h

Great work...
Welcome to FC!

Ruud van der Lubben, 8.07.2006 at 9:38h

Very nice silhouete with a very good feel !

Victor Servián, 8.07.2006 at 14:38h

Un trabajo muy fino, las siluetas son hermosas. Felicitaciones.

Theo Weijmer, 8.07.2006 at 17:23h

Very good silhouet and nice gentle colors.
Greetings Theo

Mark Johnston, 8.07.2006 at 20:28h

Hope no one minds, but the fist words out of my mouth when I saw this was "bad ass!"
Great shot.

wovo, 9.07.2006 at 20:26h

very good - like it .

Suggestion: use a (very small) inner frame (outline) - so one can see where the frame on the botton ends and the picture starts.

Veronika Ahlin, 9.07.2006 at 20:41h

What a lovley shot!

Esti Eini, 9.07.2006 at 21:05h

fantastic silhouettes. very impressive!

Voting Center, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

This photo has been selected for the gallery with 32 pro- and 18 contra-votes. Congratulations, Marie Strydom :-)

Jan Van Der Hooft, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

Just a wonderful shot of nature

Frank Cecconi, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

Yeah, I think it's good enough;-) Welcome to FC, Marie;-)

Daniel Avasilichioaei, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Patrick Parenteau, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

The sillohettes, colour and composition are very calming. We are viewing a private slice of time where everything stops for a moment while the sun breaks the horizon. The image is sharp with lots of negative space. Pro

Valfoto, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

Pro for me too

Peter Kis kalóz, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Marcus Gutsche, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

Nice work. I like the composition and the warm colour. There is a little bit too much dark in the bottom part of the picture for my taste and I would have cropped it. Still PRO! Regards, Marcus

Celal Tayar, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Kai Sehlke, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Claude Coeudevez, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Abdul Khaliq, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

Sorry for breaking chord of appreciations, imho more cropping at lower dark area makes it better.

Clà Riedi, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Christian Knospe, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Patrick Parenteau, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

Just a quick word on the "cropping the bottom" comments. Marie added a black border which makes it look like there is more black on the bottom of the shot. Just a note..

Robert L. Roux, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

PRO ... ;-))

Andreas. H., 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Kathryn Dixon, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

I think this is a great photo and a wonderful start in the fc. Welcome, Marie. With a few small touches it would be a gallery photo for me: no frame and maybe a slight recrop to take out the bush at the left or add more of it. skip, but only just.

Peter Mertz, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Ali Erbas, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

Clear; very clear...

Sandra Lipproß, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h


Darinka Mladenovic, 10.07.2006 at 1:42h

wonderful PRO


Jaime Crystal Maksoud, 10.07.2006 at 2:35h

wow amazing work.
congrats on the gallery image, the sillouettes are so sharp and effective and the colour of the sunset, magical image

well done
jaime :)

Evca Neumannova, 10.07.2006 at 9:41h

wow! :)

Tomma Petcuscatti, 10.07.2006 at 11:05h

senza parole!!


Karl Makkina, 10.07.2006 at 12:34h

Waaaaaaaaaow !!
fantastic picture , Wonderful !!
Excellent !!
i'm not constructive sorry, but WAAAOW !! :o))
Respect !!!

Jutta Washington, 10.07.2006 at 20:02h

Fantastic picture !! Congratulation for the star.

Jacek Imiolek, 10.07.2006 at 20:26h

great silhuette. beautifull colours....this picture is just great

Junian Alamsyah, 11.07.2006 at 10:09h

nice one...!!

CHEYENNE B., 11.07.2006 at 12:21h

Great pic...!
;0) Cheyenne

Stu Good, 11.07.2006 at 14:41h

A beautiful image Marie, wonderful colours.

Daniel Schoenen, 12.07.2006 at 15:12h

brilliant picture !!!!!!
a little less yellow. but

a great shot


Roxana Lämmlin, 13.07.2006 at 11:06h

wonderful capture! it is great!



Anca Buzatu, 13.07.2006 at 13:55h

Great shot!

Cees Kuijs, 15.07.2006 at 12:41h

Brilliant !!!! Excellent shot.
Greetings, Cees

John Moore, 16.07.2006 at 16:50h

Oh lord above, Marie your pictures set in the true African bush veld, are attributing to my itchy feet.
I am tempted to kom kuier in die land van my voorvaders.
Baie dankie vir u boodskap.
Hou die blink kant bo!!!


Kosta Ivanov, 16.07.2006 at 17:30h

Excellent one! Congratulations!

Allan Thompson, 16.07.2006 at 22:29h

Excellent photograph, outstanding in its' effect!!

Hans Viveen, 19.07.2006 at 18:35h

One of my favorites!

And I am sure i'm not the only one. Together with the animal pictures a worthy end of the day, just awesome!

Hans Viveen.

Lucas Witucki, 20.07.2006 at 12:03h

Super photo!

Beatrix Bistiakova, 22.07.2006 at 19:17h

excellent photo...

Tauno Taul, 22.07.2006 at 19:49h

Too good =)

Anca Tomescu, 24.07.2006 at 20:12h

Sehr schoen!

Dominique Duriot, 26.07.2006 at 17:19h

I'm very impress by your portfolio!!
There are so many wonderful pictures!!!
I like them all...
You leave in a beautiful country, I went to Kenya 5 years ago (I saw wonderful things but I haven't a good camera with me...shame on me)
and I'm dreaming now to go in S.A...
realy love Africa and all animals


Wim Denijs, 28.07.2006 at 21:26h

speechless , this is top !!!! hope I arrive once on this level , but it will be a long way . Love and admire your work


Fotofan, 31.07.2006 at 19:37h

a great Picture.

Yasser Metwally, 1.08.2006 at 8:04h

Perfect +++++

Dmitry Rezun, 4.08.2006 at 13:37h


Camelia Rus, 5.08.2006 at 15:06h

This one is breathtaking. Love it.

Emelie Gertmo, 5.08.2006 at 22:48h

I think that's one of the most beatiful pictures I aver seen :)

Sara Goss, 10.08.2006 at 20:34h

WOW. Amazing!

Robert Riley, 22.08.2006 at 9:59h

Dont know whwere I was when this one was being voted on, but a pro for me too.

D. Ynoche, 22.08.2006 at 12:41h

bette late than NEVER....>
congratulations! and thanks for your words in my profile. I appreciated highly...
wishings & greetings

Li-Jiao Sauder-Lu, 23.08.2006 at 13:27h

Amazing photo! Congratulations!

Henk Auwema, 2.10.2006 at 15:23h

Very very well done


Cor van den Doel, 29.10.2006 at 21:49h

Regards, Cor

Daniela Friedrich, 3.03.2007 at 21:26h

Wow great pic, I cannot believe I did not see it before. wonderful contrast.

WillyS , 10.04.2007 at 14:03h

beautiful silhoutte

Jennifer Esseiva, 30.04.2007 at 12:30h

Beautiful shot!!! ^^

And thank you for your nice words!


Sakura, 21.03.2009 at 14:55h

This is breath taking..........
No words needed...


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