17 February 2009

Silhouette with Oranges


Taken in Roquebrune village yesterday. Note the oranges on the trees in the foreground. It's 'that' time of year again in Menton - La Fête du Citron. Menton is choc-a-bloc with visitors for the festival, so it was a good moment to stroll through the peace of this medieval hill village.

18 comments:

  1. This is the time of the year when my grand-parents would send all sorts of goodies: orange and lemon peels covered in chocolates, candied fruits (in particular tangerines) and mimosa shaped candy.

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  2. This great photo brings me the spring into my wintery Marburg. Thanks!

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  3. Jilly what a great job you did! You're learning fast aren't you? I just love, love, love this photo and I'm so pleased you posted it. I'm delighted.

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  4. un très beau contre-jour
    a very nice backlighting

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  5. Lovely photo, and I can smell the citrus in the air!

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  6. This is the rose parade of Menton coming up. I remember the way they used oranges last year that you photographed.

    This is a nice photo and I would never have seen the orange has you not mentioned it.

    Brookville Daily Photo

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  7. Ah, Roquebrune. I had dear friends who lived there. So wonderful to be reminded of them with such a gentle photograph.

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  8. A beautiful, open, airy view on the sea. Fantastic!

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  9. Beautiful shot. It's orange time in Arizona too but, we don't have the beautiful ocean views.

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  10. I anticipate more delectable photos from the orange festival this year.

    The silhouette against the blue sky and sea is outstanding.

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  11. Can't wait for the photos.
    I drove past Ash today and thouht about you.
    Unfortunately, I was late and didn't have tme to take photos...

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  12. OK, I am going to work on this silhoette thing. YOu nailed this one Jilly. I can smell the oranges as well. These festival sounds grand. Can we visit??
    V

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  13. Ho,humm. What do we see? Strictly contolled light and an accomplished management of the depth of field. Wavelets in the foreground fading away to a soft sea!

    Isn't it nice the way the oranges are just "hinted at" by that little touch of colour as opposed to the balcked out tree!?

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  14. Yep, I can smell the citron too! Can see why the place overflows for the orange festival. Splendid photo, Jilly!

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  15. the lady from Avignon18 February, 2009

    Got a nice comment by Chuckeroon here Jilly. Happy ? LOL

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  16. Pretty silhouette. I like taking that type of photos too.

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  17. Pretty silhouette. I like taking that type of photos too.

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