Maybe a strange title but these boatmen waiting for their passengers to cross the Buriganga river in the early morning mist, reminded me of a photo I had taken several years ago of boatmen waiting with their gondolas by the Grand Canal in Venice.
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psamaddar (1089) 2013-08-20 9:14
Nice picture of the boatmen waiting..well composed and good clarity. Tfs
goodwill (4226) 2013-08-20 10:13
Impressive stuff Elaine, which the thumbnail fails to impress. Such intense activity in this shot, i could n't imagine.
The boats are a bit unusual as seen here in India.
Explore more your hard disk!!
rbassin (24313) 2013-08-20 10:59
une très belle vue avec une petite similitude avec Venise.
C'est bien observé, l'angle de vue est bien choisi.
jemaflor (103087) 2013-08-20 11:39
Good pov with these boats in the Fg like gondolas in Venice, good title, pity that the weather with foggy but it was like that ...
drt100 (2109) 2013-08-20 17:16
Indeed there is a parallel here. I would guess these men work very hard ... much can be carried in these boats .. designed for multipurpose and many passengers. I like this daily life photo for its content and story ... life in India and along India's rivers. I can see the boats "full" in the distance ... work in progress. The depth of working boats viewed all across the river is very interesting in this photo. Thanks so much for sharing this photo.
adidas5nb (5743) 2013-08-20 19:02
nice composition,and love the feel of the place.so many elements and information in the bg... nice one.
npecanhuk (78513) 2013-08-20 20:09
Very interesting comparison!!!
Very attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, black borders, chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
Raz13 (137) 2013-08-20 22:08
Well angled and clear shot. Good image of a boatman's
Periko (6214) 2013-08-20 22:33
You have captured a very interesting scene by the elements it contains, as well as by the haze of the background. Peculiar clothes of the boatmen.
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2013-08-21 1:50
really a interesting frame. Like how you composed this picture with those boats and those boatman on it. Excellent depth and nice clarity. Sharp image with natural colour tone. Very well done. Tfs.
emka (106694) 2013-08-21 23:47
Not at all the strange title. Indeed, these boats looks like gondolas waiting for passenger. sitting in such a boat doesn't seem comfortable but i would be very excited to cross this busy river in it. Fantastic shot. I like the exotic atmosphere very much.
- Copyright: Elaine springford (everlasting) (15390)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-12-30
- Categories: Daily Life, Transportation
- Camera: Nikon D90, AF-S DX VR Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED, Digital RAW
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/320 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-08-20 8:17