A picture taken from my cabin on a boat going through the Ganges delta in southern Bangladesh in December 1972.
Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.
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saxo042 (37724) 2008-02-19 2:50
Although I guess it wasn´t, this really looks like a paradise. Fine and warm colours and fine reflections in the water.
skoogmi (39) 2008-02-19 6:27
Mycket varm och behaglig färgskala. Det förefaller vara sent på eftermiddagen, med tanke på de långa skuggorna. Bra scanning.
BitemeJack (586) 2008-02-19 21:53
Beautiful photo. Very nice scan. I just think the boats have a liitle bit distracting white spots.
molla (7129) 2008-02-19 23:57
I once was in Bangladesh, under horrifying circumstances, flying with I think Biman Airlines when the breaks didn't work properly and the jumbo jet landed in a field with water buffalos and surprised farmers. but thats ages ago.
I like this very south asian colorcheme, the relative calm, the coconut trees and the tropical shades. not to bad for being from a slide.
and The kodak gold is shining trough.
ruesho (23) 2008-05-02 0:56
It seems an evening time capture. How nice the scenary is! You are really lucky that you enjoyed the scene practically.
fanni (14381) 2008-06-25 11:29
very good photo for a scanned one! Clear view and good sharpness.
I agree with BitemeJack about the white spots on the boats, but I guess there's not much that could be done about it as the sun was shining brightly... and also, it's a film and a scan!
I like the fact that there's a man in the picture, and I like the warm colours and peaceful atmosphere.
serp2000 (42236) 2015-05-16 13:13
Good evening, Gert,
New photos are good but old archive works are so rare, I like this documental scanned picture has got other value.
Excellent authentic scene, I think this landscape did not change too much from 1972.
Have a nice Sunday!
Greetings from rainy Ural town,