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Under the Chinese Umbrella by Adele Oliver

Under the Chinese Umbrella


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2.07.2010 at 8:48h
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Chinese people love red .... it must bring luck as do numbers like 7 and 8 .... (they try to get license plates with these numbers in them).

Today Canada celebrated 143 years of being a "country" ..... big celebrations everywhere, tens of thousands of people - and I was one of them. Sorry, but I did not manage at all to look at your images but will catch up tomorrow!!!!
Thank you so much for all your visits and comments!!!


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dirk van Appeldorn, 2.07.2010 at 8:52h

wonderful and detailed. I like the whole series, but love this one especially

Dolores M., 2.07.2010 at 8:55h

CONGRATULATION to the 143rd Anniversary of your country !!!!

Wonderful and colourful photo Adele ..
My day starts well now, thank you ...
Have a nice weekend Adele
Greetings.......... Dolores

JURAFR, 2.07.2010 at 9:00h

Tout a fait d' actualité , avec les chaleurs que l' on a , , excellent et j' adore le rouge;-)))

s. sabine krause, 2.07.2010 at 9:03h

good morning, adele ; )! love to let my eyes get lost in the striking "regularity" of the umbrella design: all those straight lines crossing each other and running parallel – a fascinating sight! and the luminous red looks very alluring! would be so nice to have a huge red umbrella to sit under and hide from the heat, and someone to sprinkle water on you all day ; )) – hamburg is a tropical island these days! for tomorrow they forecast 36 ℃! hugs, sabine. p.s. congratulations on canada's 143 rd birthday!

co volo 2, 2.07.2010 at 9:06h

Das nenn´ ich mal Architektur :<) ein Künstlerehepaar hat ja in China auf einem Reisfeld viele davon aufgestellen lassen -Bauwerke also :+)

Sally Dunn, 2.07.2010 at 9:29h

Interesting that they favour a particular colour and numbers, and what a good colour to choose. Marvellous perspective of this wonderfully structured umbrella/sunshade. I bet this one wouldn't blow inside out in a strong wind and rain like all our umbrellas do here!!

Frederick Mann, 2.07.2010 at 9:58h

happy birthday canada.. (you are still very young... but a delightful country.. I always enjoyed my short visits there....

more red is not possible

Mark Billiau., 2.07.2010 at 10:36h

Perfect composed abstract in strong red.
Good one, Adele.


Walter Zeis, 2.07.2010 at 10:37h

farbgraphisches ereignis!!
lg walter

Heidi Roloff, 2.07.2010 at 11:27h

Das ist wunderschön und ich hätte diesen Schirm jetzt auch gerne auf unserer Terrasse. Wie Sabine schon schreibt, es ist heiß in Hamburg...
Ganz liebe Güße !

Majid mehraban, 2.07.2010 at 11:51h


Manfred Jochum, 2.07.2010 at 12:06h

Celebrating is so much more important than looking at boring photos of people like me :-)
Glückwunsch to Canada! Have a great day - und lass es krachen!!
Very fine picture, ideally composed.

Werner R. Albert, 2.07.2010 at 12:33h

Beautiful detail shot, Adele.
Congratulations for 143 years !
many hugs

Silvia Simonato., 2.07.2010 at 13:13h

Muy bonita composición, buena mirada hacia lo abstracto!!
Saludos Silvia

groc, 2.07.2010 at 14:14h

Color y composición muy atractivos.
Un abrazo.

Angelika El., 2.07.2010 at 17:08h

Ein herrlicher Bildschnitt - ein toller Blick auf das Herzstück des SChirmes!!! Das rot ist wirklich Klasse - es leuchtet richtig - kenne nur die kleinen SChirmchen, die früher immer die Eisbecher zierten! Genieße den Tag!!!!


Alfredo Mazzoni, 2.07.2010 at 18:54h

Mi piace moltissimo, splendidi taglio e colore!!!
Buon week end!!!

Michael Freisen, 2.07.2010 at 20:43h

simple and good. fantastic color and forms.

cheers michael

Ernst Hobscheidt, 2.07.2010 at 20:50h

Hallo Adele,
ein super Foto besser geht es nicht mehr.

Leo_nid, 2.07.2010 at 20:53h

to make a long story short: a pro

deep-x, 2.07.2010 at 22:32h

Beautiful details and color..

JOKIST, 2.07.2010 at 22:34h

The photo gives a wonderful feeling !

LG Ingrid und Hans

Ayse Nalan Yasin, 2.07.2010 at 22:35h

Very colourful and wonderful photo Adele.. Great details
Hugs Ayse

Vitória Castelo Santos, 3.07.2010 at 1:04h


David H Thomas, 3.07.2010 at 6:17h


Ernst Heister, 3.07.2010 at 11:18h

Minimalistisch und richtig gut, könnte bestimmt auch ein Detail aus einer Pagode sein!
Liebe Grüße, Ernst

Benedikt Trachternach, 3.07.2010 at 11:48h

Fantastic picture.


Alfredo Yanez, 3.07.2010 at 12:30h

Excelente imagen, me gusta la toma!!!
Felicitaciones Adele!!!

Inez Correia Marques, 3.07.2010 at 15:14h

I love red too. My fav. color .. What a beautiful composition Adele. Brilliant quality and so vibrant , it would make a beautiful poster.Love it.


Ps. I am so upset my computer "cooked up" and i lost all my worked photos... :-(
I still have the originals but everything else is lost . Oh boy!
Have a great weekend mty dear friend

Silvia Corvalan, 3.07.2010 at 17:21h

Bello detalle!

Kaith Kakavouli, 4.07.2010 at 6:55h


Joëlle Millet, 5.07.2010 at 0:41h

Merveilleux . C'est ma corde sensible que tu touches . Amitiés . Joêlle

Susana Miguel, 5.07.2010 at 12:38h

Hello Adele!
This is a lovely photo of an umbrella - sheltering anything below its red glow - congratulations!
I hope you do well with the voting, this is a PRO from me!
Good luck!

José Ramón Miguel, 5.07.2010 at 13:04h

Excelente la geometría, un detalle muy bien presentado, con ese rojo genial.
Un abrazo. Ramón

Deryck, 5.07.2010 at 20:23h

This is a stunning image. I also love red :-)))
Very well composed. Excellent work

KRIS SCHIRMER, 7.07.2010 at 7:11h



Donna Richens, 8.07.2010 at 9:01h

Stunning Adele...I'm sure you know by my phto's how much i love red, it's so bold!

Emir Hadzidervisagic Roki, 8.07.2010 at 18:38h

Tutto in rosse! Davvero una fantastica composizione Amica Adele, tanti complimenti sinceri, affetuosissimi saluti...Emir

regür, 9.07.2010 at 6:41h

Top - wounderful detail !!!

Nick Topouzelis, 9.07.2010 at 14:35h

A wonderful detail shot !!!!!!!!!
Like the frame and the colors very much !
Wish you a nice weekend !

Françoise P, 9.07.2010 at 19:02h


Sasha Yastremskyi, 12.07.2010 at 16:44h

it is quite spectacular
good framing

Rosearodoe, 22.07.2010 at 3:29h

Hi Adele,

Fantastic Adele! Great lines, color and everything under the sun.



Rosa Phil-Li, 6.08.2010 at 19:33h


Voting Center, 29.10.2010 at 14:58h

This photo has been nominated for the gallery, but has been turned down with 44 pro and 131 contra votes.


Marjalb, 7.01.2011 at 9:57h

Genial. Fantástica.

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