Photoblog > Skating (II)

Posted on January 19, 2009 by Wim

It does not happen every year that people can skate on the Amsterdam canals.This one was sent to me by Philine who happened to be there with her Ixus II.

Skating (II)

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By Sidney on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 02:00

Wow ! looks like a painting…wonderful light and scenery!

By Ginnie on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 02:56

I cried when I first saw this, Wim (via Astrid, via Philine). It has gotten around and appropriately so. I cried because I could have seen this with my own eyes…but not this time. Maybe the next time! It feels like it’s from a day long gone by.

By Jasper on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 08:00

The light is amazing in this one! And of course the skating, which is a pretty special sight as well! Well done Philine!

By Bibi on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 11:35

Wow, such a great light! I agree with Jasper, those skating people are a special and nice sight. Well done indeed!

By harry on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 16:04

Like a print from a 19th century magazine except for the glint from the automobile windows. Nice one.

By jasp on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 19:33

Like stepping back in time.. Health & Safety would never allow that in the UK!

By Astrid on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 21:48

….sigh…..This is so unique and I hope that one time I can take Ginnie to Amsterdam and show her this real Dutch scene, Philine did an amazing job and you did her proud by showing this.
Thank you so much.

By Lurch on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 12:23

This is a great picture,Philine did a wonderful job here.
An awesome sight.

By Ilger.nl on Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 13:58

Wat een heerlijke hollandse plaat met een mooie toning. Erg leuk dit.

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