Luzhi Town is a famous historic old town located in the Wuzhong District, 18 km east of Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China.Luzhi is one of the best preserved old towns in China, along with its old canals and streets. In 2003, the Chinese government published a list of "Ten Famous Chinese Historical Townships", with Luzhi featured on this list. In 2004, Luzhi was awarded a Township Preservation Award by UNESCO.[wikipedia]
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npecanhuk (61882) 2011-06-16 10:49
Very attractive and truly interesting picture!
Sharpness, exposure, chosen pov, dof, colors, vertical format, black & white borders, contrasts and composition have pleased me a lot!
TFS - congrats,
InasiaJones (31444) 2011-06-16 10:52
I can't tell for sure if you have done a special post processing on the houses to make them appear the same colour, but the result is interesting, as what is standing out is the boat, the sign and the lantern.
Very efficient composition, with this canal naturally dragging our eyes into your image, following the water flow. This is a captivating place that I would love to visit one day.
annjackman (18303) 2011-06-16 11:11
This is a high quality picture with lots of interest. The POV and vertical format with the canal curving into the distance is a very good composition. The small boat and the figure in blue close to the blue writing makes a lovely centre of interest. Excellent!
ines8 (6090) 2011-06-16 15:51
A very beautiful view, marvelous composition, splendid POV.
jhm (136120) 2011-06-17 4:56
You chose the classic angle, this care for depth and perspective.
Excellent colorfully and pleasant for look at.
Sharpness and clarity make these picture pleasant.
Composition and presentation are very well. TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
Nard (6970) 2011-06-18 3:17
It seems to be a beautiful and very quiet place. Nice POV and good choice of vertical format. Well done
Waylim (25166) 2012-06-21 14:36
I really love the mutted color here, make it feel like an image from a long time ago, it give the essence of old and sentimental and nostalgic.
The water town looks charming, and the atmosphere of the oriental exotic mood is very strong. My sincere complements.
- Copyright: Grzegorz Oczkowicz (GREGG) (7888)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-09-10
- Categories: Daily Life, Transportation, Architecture
- Camera: Canon 5D, 17-40 f/4 L USM Canon, RAW, 77mm HOYA UV
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/250 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-06-16 9:57