Grand - Pre

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Grand - Pre

Bobby Ray Goodman Student 6/20/2012 8:18:20 AM

Hi David,Excellent treatment my friend,beautiful capture.Wonderful how green he grass is,something we don't see here!!!! #1470285

Katherine Kuhn 6/20/2012 8:51:50 AM

Beautiful church and grounds, beautifully rendered, David! #10191307

Bob Cournoyer 6/20/2012 8:59:35 AM

Great angle and treatment... :-)

Happy Theme Day #10191338

Gail Vitikacs 6/20/2012 9:44:11 AM

LOVELY! You did a fabulous job on the comp and color David!

Karen Engelbreth 6/20/2012 10:04:09 AM

Wonderful view, David... #10191490

Tiia Vissak 6/20/2012 10:18:23 AM

a beautiful capture! #10191547

Mitch Spence 6/20/2012 10:25:42 AM

What a lovely place this is, Dave. I remember another view of it, don't I? for which you got a finalist. #10191605

Mike Clime 6/20/2012 10:43:54 AM

Excellent capture, really like the pov and comp, David! #10191727

Joy Rector 6/20/2012 11:04:05 AM

beautiful shot #10191792

rony sagy 6/20/2012 11:49:33 AM

Wonderful work on this, David. #10191924

Monnie Ryan 6/20/2012 1:21:01 PM

What a beautiful church! Fascinating history, too! HTD! #10192211

Anthony G. Comella 6/20/2012 2:00:43 PM

Super work David!!! #10192279

Claudia Kuhn 6/20/2012 2:38:37 PM

What an interesting church David, love your comp with the leading line from the statue to the church #10192395

Carol L. Quina 6/20/2012 4:02:18 PM

Lovely comp, colors & treatment! Happy Theme Day! #10192616

David Phalen 6/20/2012 6:15:43 PM

Thank you Bobby, Katherine, Bob, Gail, Karen, Tiia, Mitch (Yes, you do), Mike, Joy, Rony, Monnie, Anthony, Claudia and Carol!! #10192906

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 6/20/2012 6:34:00 PM

I would say you nailed your theme AND the image!

Beautiful K~D!! #10192962

David Phalen 6/20/2012 7:14:08 PM

Thanks Mel!! #10193087

Stefania Barbier 6/21/2012 1:56:32 AM

beautiful capture and treatment Dave! #10193485

Amanda D. Austwick 6/21/2012 5:24:36 AM

David, I love the history behind this church, and the architecture. Lovely theme entry too! #10193775

Nikki McDonald 6/21/2012 10:31:50 AM

I was here :) Looks as if you had a nice day for your visit - not so ours. Nice perspective and a beautiful structure that represents a sad but very interesting time in history. #10194209

Emile Abbott 6/21/2012 12:01:23 PM

Awesome capture and treatment, Dave. Superb my friend. #10194345

David Phalen 6/21/2012 5:59:49 PM

Thank you Stefania, Amanda, Nikki and Emile!!

Sorry you had bad weather on your visit to Grand-Pre Nikki. It is a beautiful place and has greeted us with fine weather on our several visits. #10194803

Patrick Rouzes 6/22/2012 2:28:51 PM

Beautiful colors, tones, perspective, clarity, treatment & image here, Dave! Love this spot too & you did it justice, my friend!

Husain Akhtar 6/23/2012 11:22:36 AM

Beautiful view. Very inspiring presentation and commentary, David! #10196910

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/23/2012 6:57:35 PM

Outstanding colors, clarity and POV Dave, and of cours I love the treatment! :-)

jo ann c. #10197260

David Phalen 6/24/2012 5:22:59 PM

Thank you Paddy, Husain and Jo Ann!! #10198263

Carol Teal 6/27/2012 9:29:33 AM

A beautiful place and capture! Love your treatment! #10202635

David Phalen 6/28/2012 7:47:17 AM

Thanks Carol!! #10204209

Ken Smith 6/28/2012 1:47:34 PM

This caught my eye. Very cool comp, David...excellent scene! #10204663

Heather Loewenhardt 6/30/2012 9:03:11 PM

The dramatic sky frames the texture of the landscape so beautifully. #10208313

David Phalen 7/3/2012 5:36:11 PM

Thanks Ken and Heather!! #10213071

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The memorial church and Evangeline's statue are features of the Grand-Pre National Historic Site near Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The park commemorates the Acadian settlement from 1682 to 1755 and the deportation of the Acadians by the British who had won the most recent war with the French) which began in 1755 and continued to 1762.

The statue of Evangeline celebrates the birthplace of the heroine in Longfellow's poem "Evangeline" published in 1847 which told the story of the deportation to the English-speaking world.

101 Theme: Churches & Graveyards


Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

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