There are four of these traditional tanneries still being used in Fes. Cow, sheep and goat skins are cured, stretched, scraped and dyed still in the traditional way since the 13th century.
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sayeed_rahman (6370) 2009-10-26 21:51
Indeed bloody red...love this compo wanda...initially from the thumbnail i thought it was india...in mumbai..a similar place..i would love to see a wide shot here..this is tight..
Good one my friend..
InasiaJones (31562) 2009-10-26 22:34
I've seen these tanneries in the book "The Earth Seen from the Sky" from Yann Arthus-Bertrand and other than the odours, I think it's a fantastic place to make photography.
Very impressive sight and tradition, a photo that tells a lot about hard way to make a living. Nice composition with the subject very well placed and good light as well.
I can also change the colour of clothes without all this installation... :-P)
A good follow up with this red colour after the yellow one!
Have a great one!
pajaran (57863) 2009-10-26 22:46
Dobro jutro sa Balkana iz Srbije.
Stari zanat,tradicija, pokazano ovom fotografijom dobrih boja i trenutkom. Tezak je ovo posao. Dobar rad.
Puno pozdrava i uspeh u daljem radu, Paja.
PixelTerror (0) 2009-10-26 23:01
Red looks good to me ;-)
Despite the harsh light its color is strong enough to stand out, and the guy is well placed in the composition.
Have a nice day JY
carper (96) 2009-10-27 1:00
goede foto Wanda,
de kleuren zijn prachtig, de compositie is erg goed, fraaie details goed foto werk hier. prettige dag.
bukitgolfb301 (39540) 2009-10-27 1:51
Hello my dear Wanda
What an another strong impressive shot!
Marvelous and attractive framework and comfortable composition and selection of the unique scene are outstanding usual! Anyway congratulation on your masterpiece!Thanks for sharing and best regards,
Have a nice day !
BennyV (15865) 2009-10-28 0:59
A great take on this classic sight from Fes. And a good title find.
My Name is Red.
dvlazar (6644) 2009-10-28 21:04
Very nice shot - the reds are amazing and strong in this well framed shot. Slightly crooked if i may critique the only thing that could be changed.
PaulVDV (26576) 2009-10-29 12:14
I like the fact you've chosen to show a smaller group of tanneries. It's a great composition and the red colour is wonderful here. I like the title too.
Best regards, Paul
rbassin (21666) 2009-10-29 12:18
Une très belle composition, la présence de l'homme au milieu des cuves donne un idée de la dimensions du site.
ManuMay (36097) 2010-01-24 0:18
The colours and forms play here is amazing...
I remember to visit this kind of places in Marrakech, its colours, its smells...and the hard work of people there...
Nice tribute to this workers...
Have a nice day...
- Copyright: Wanda van den Hogen (Wanda1) (15108)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-08-16
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon 5D, Canon 75-300mm f/4-5.6, RAW
- Exposure: f/22, 1/100 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2009-10-26 20:52