Posted by
Franz (Baden, Austria) on 19 December 2010 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

advent wreath and advent candles in my home. in austria, most people have advent wreaths during the four weeks before christmas. on each sunday, a candle is lit, until on the last sunday before christmas - today ! - all four candles are burning!

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CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Only a week to go-I hope the candles keep burning bright!

19 Dec 2010 7:25am

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Lovely, warm feeling! Thanks for reminding it's the 4th Advent - I thought it's the 3rd...

19 Dec 2010 9:35am

Subhendu from Berhampore, India

love here the colours. The light management is superb in this well composed shot. Tfs.

19 Dec 2010 9:40am

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

... wenn da keine Weihnachststimmung aufkommt!
schönes Arrangement mit sehr stimmigem Lichteffekt!

19 Dec 2010 10:39am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice picture for this season.

19 Dec 2010 10:54am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

How lovely warm and enchanting! I'm moved to feel! Best wishes to you and yours!

19 Dec 2010 2:32pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

One of those images that makes a direct connection with the thoughts . . perfect for The Season.

19 Dec 2010 3:24pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Very beautiful and warm photo .

19 Dec 2010 4:27pm

cristoF from montbéliard, France

la magie de noel .une bien belle photo !

19 Dec 2010 5:05pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent image full of evocations ... the holidays are approaching full of life! Very beautiful... thanks you very much, Best wishes to you!!! Best regards, Adela

19 Dec 2010 5:26pm

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

Lovely Seasonal image

19 Dec 2010 6:45pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

tolle Lichtstimmung Franz
habt ihr schon den 8. Advent? ;-)

19 Dec 2010 7:24pm

@Roman: meine frau kann gar nicht genug advent haben ... ;-)))

pixator from kerman, Iran

Lovely image !

19 Dec 2010 8:29pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


19 Dec 2010 8:45pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Perfect :)

19 Dec 2010 9:01pm

Brine from France

Enjoyment of Christmas, heat of the light, the soft and festive colors... Fast, fast, let us open the champagne!!:-) Very nice shot ! Good day

20 Dec 2010 4:09am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A lovely looking advent wreath and a great capture of the warm candle light.

20 Dec 2010 4:52am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Very lovely! An excellent shot.

20 Dec 2010 5:31am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

A very beautiful tradition!!!! And a wonderful shot, it makes me sigh with pleasure!

20 Dec 2010 6:30am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Schönes Adventbild Franz..wünsche dir schöne Feiertage!

20 Dec 2010 10:32am

@Stefan: dir auch, lieber stefan, und danke für deine besuche und kommentare! dein foto von der grazer murinsel, auf das mich roman aufmerksam gemacht hat, ist ganz toll!

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

perhaps the most beautiful Advent wreath I have ever seen!

20 Dec 2010 12:15pm

@Scene by Sharon Photography: thank you! my wife will be delighted about the compliment! she's the one responsible for all decorations at home!

dr pankaj shukla from panaji, India

Excellent capture !
Lovely warm color suggesting the ''warmth'' implied of approaching feastival !
Great image despite the difficult lighting !

20 Dec 2010 3:03pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really lovely shot

20 Dec 2010 6:31pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

nice atmosphere :)

20 Dec 2010 7:23pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Nice picture.

20 Dec 2010 9:25pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe atmosphère aux couleurs chaudes.

20 Dec 2010 9:38pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful glow of light that you've captured in this composition!

20 Dec 2010 10:48pm

salva from burgos, Spain

wonderful warm tones!

20 Dec 2010 11:05pm

Phil Bourgeois from Halifax, Canada

Warm, inviting, comforting....wonderful!

21 Dec 2010 6:26am

Adrian from Wakefield, United Kingdom

gorgeous colour, lovely still life composition, excellent work Franz

21 Dec 2010 6:51pm

Ioanaz from Bucharest, Romania

a very beautiful candle scene, full of warmth and coloirs!

21 Dec 2010 7:00pm