Hardly enough light, but enough to show the hectic of life in Sokode at the falling of the evening. From all directions people get together, walking, cycling and ofcourse on the numerous motorbikes.
This street is not far from what you could say is the center of the city and most of the streets of Sokodé, the second largest city of Togo, are like this, dusty with small houses and a lot of life.
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mikolaj_kawa (0) 2010-09-30 1:03
Hello Gerrit! Superb street life, daily life, excellent point of view, good long perspective. Gorgeous people, wonderful bikes. Good exposure. Very good DOF. Good luck!
maltese (22873) 2010-09-30 1:19
Beaucoup de vie dans cette photo et une belle ambiance, on sent l'animation du lieu!!
snunney (98253) 2010-09-30 1:23
A good capture of this dusty street bustling with activity. Motor bikes and cycles seem to be the preferred mode of transport. A fine daily life image from this little known country.
papagolf21 (100912) 2010-09-30 1:32
Cher ami Gerrit,
Une image qui nous plonge dans une ambiance toute particulière. Nous avons l'impression d'être sur place et de participer à l'ambiance générale.
Un lieu très dépaysant qui fait plaisir à voir.
PixelTerror (0) 2010-09-30 2:48
Nice image of the daily life in an african village, seems like the Vietnam way of life on 2 wheels is invading Africa as well, good elongated framing to leave no area empty
Have a nice day JY
TopGeo (38216) 2010-09-30 4:19
Hello Gerrit! An inderesting composition of daily life, excellent point of view, good long perspective. Pov with people in environment approach space, streets bikes and constructions with amazing contrast.
Nicou (141118) 2010-09-30 5:15
sueprbe compo et image, très viviante et colorée, très belle scène de la vie qutidienne, avec ce motos, les traces sur la route, superbe captage vivant.
bravo et amitié
holmertz (52008) 2010-09-30 7:23
A picture that gives me nostalgic feelings. I can feel the heat slowly receding, and when the motorbikes stop, I will be able to hear the birds screaming from the trees, and maybe some monkeys. The smell of smoke and fried meat will soon be felt along the narrow streets. The light is good and people are well spread out along the long street.
patdeph (35748) 2010-09-30 8:55
could the center of the town stay like this for a long time!No big buildings,and a great impression of a nice atmosphere,where the people are not lost ,where everybody knows everybody!Excellent!
leo61 (0) 2010-09-30 10:35
Great depth and a good composition with the moto in the right corner and the tree in oposite corner.
worldcitizen (8572) 2010-09-30 10:56
I really enjoy your daily life shots from Africa. There are so many nice details, such as the dirt road, the small buildings, and all of the activity. It is a great opportunity for me to see a place that I will probably never get to see in person.
jlbrthnn (76037) 2010-09-30 13:30
It is another world, other houses, other means of transport, other people, another life. A beautiful image, authentic, very interesting, and realized well. Cheer.
Have a good evening
siamesa (28117) 2010-09-30 15:37
Boa noite Gerrit
Surely the motobikes are a common vehicle in whole world. Here we have a lot of them too. Very good register. TFS
Budapestman (82620) 2010-09-30 17:01
a superb daily life photo with spectacular composition, Tfs! Have a nice evening! Kellemes estét kívánok!
Cricri (118785) 2010-10-01 9:43
Quel jolie scéne de vie, simple et toute en naturel, beaucoup de motos comme moyen de transport, très belle image
jemaflor (96753) 2010-10-03 11:13
Well framed with good perspective on this road, people are well placed on your composition to give a well balanced shot.
rikko77 (10861) 2010-10-05 4:21
I like this pic to show us daily life in Sokode: through its details I can see many things and I can see people like riding motorbikes :-) it must have be a wonderful trip..
have a good day
tomescuc (3291) 2010-10-06 19:29
Very interesting street street scene with good depth and lots of stuff to look at. We get the feel and pulse of the place. I like the darker exposure.
boa (7375) 2010-10-18 11:32
i also like this photo. There is a very genuin African atmosphere, dirt road, simple houses and the beautiful colored clothes. It must be very interesting to visit this small country? Tfs !
Have a nice evening.
- Copyright: Gerrit van der Linden (Gerrit) (51935)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-01-29
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon EOS 400 D, Canon EF 18-200mm, B+W 62mm Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/3.5, 1/60 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-09-30 0:55