Another shot from the very underrated West Wuzhen canal area. Most western tourists go to Suzhou or Zhouzhouang, but this spot is very popular with domestic Chinese tourists, especially after it was advertised locally in China, by a much loved Chinese actress, promoting the virtues of this scenic town.
There are 2 canal towns in Wuzhen, 'west' & 'east', separated by the main town of Wuzhen, which has only roads & a river. There is a trash rack where the canals enter the river, to stop garbage & water hyacinth floating into the canals of these picturesque water towns.
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mohammad_H (6600) 2012-03-15 2:01
Eye-catching architecture and beautiful old house and a tree that is what most seem to be holding its houses and bridges to homes and windows inlaid with beautiful colors and good resolution you recorded
all the best
jusninasirun (17138) 2012-03-15 2:06
Must be interesting to be cruising on this wooden boat around this place. Great capture and the exposed details are wonderful in the frame.
Thanks and kind regards.
Budapestman (82620) 2012-03-15 2:17
a splendid atmosphere with beautiful composition and nostalgic details and I like the attractive lights and the POV, picturesque view, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot kívánok!
shevchenko (18243) 2012-03-15 3:01
Good pov and good frame to show an old city that surrounding by main river and tributary, lovely old houses and wooden boat, thanks for sharing a fascinating view in a sunny day.
dip (21921) 2012-03-15 3:04
a beautiful photo with interesting details of architecture,the inclusion of the man with his boat in the foreground makes the picture still more beautiful,
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2012-03-15 3:04
What a charming wooden boat. We don't see such boats in US. The whole thing is very scenic with the arched bridge connecting the two sides of the canal. I like the soft colors, architecture and management of light.
RhodieIke (9207) 2012-03-15 3:06
Hi Chris, Amazing capture of this scene good Dof, great the lady walking over the cute bridge, very interesting Fg, boat is it a taxi or transporter of goods? Tfs, Have a good day. Cheers Iain.
Graal (88950) 2012-03-15 3:09
an interesting boat and bridge. Place like from Venice. Good shot. Image is well composed. Well informations in note.
Have a nice day.
SnapRJW (18784) 2012-03-15 3:29
Hello Again Chris - This one doesn't have quite the same impact as the previous but I like the wooden boat in the FG and view beneath the lovely little bridge. A fabulous location for photography. Warm regards Rosemary
jhm (122474) 2012-03-15 4:03
Thank you very much for you extra attention for bus accident, it be all Flemish children, the same language as me self.
You took again a very nice picture with alot nice details.
The boat is the real eye catcher against the bridge in background.
Excellent composition, nice presentation too. TFS.
pajaran (36270) 2012-03-15 4:09
Dobar tekst ...
Lep pogled na camac, kanal, most i interesantnu arhitekturu, dobra kompozicija.
Dobra ostrina snimka, kontrast i prikaz, lepe boje.
Lepo mesto, steta sto kanal smrdi ...
Imajte lep dan, sve najbolje.
Good article ...
Nice view of the boat, canal, and most interesting architecture, good composition.
Good image sharpness, contrast and display beautiful colors.
Nice place, too bad that channel stinks ...
Have a nice day, all the best.
pierrefonds (48369) 2012-03-15 4:47
The distance between the boats is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the architecture of the bridge and of the houses. the morning light is enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.
Yiannis84 (2824) 2012-03-15 5:58
Another great capture of Wuzhen area! i really like the posicion of the boat, gives life and movement to the scene, very nice indeed! the light and the clarity are splendid as usual..good combination of colors also..superb shot! well composed and well senn
Sergiom (39298) 2012-03-15 6:15
Une très belle scène de la vie quotidienne en Chine.Ces canaux sont superbes et les ponts sont très beaux. La lumière est magnifique.
bona (10148) 2012-03-15 6:22
nice photo of this place. I like the boat and the city architecture. I really like to see this diferences between places around the world.
Great quality photo.
jlbrthnn (79773) 2012-03-15 7:53
The picture, bright, colorful and animated is very interesting and enjoyable. Details very clear, are numerous. The composition is skilful and spectacular. The quality is excellent. Bravo.
Have a nice day
Miguel82 (7854) 2012-03-15 11:46
nice colors and contrast
rychem (9240) 2012-03-15 12:08
Very nice scene of daily life in China, I like this wooden boat on the canal, great DOF and sharp details
prasun984 (5590) 2012-03-15 12:33
what a beautiful place. The composition is very nice and I like the architectural details and the attractive POV, superb lights and colours,
Tfs! Have a nice day!
Afsanehbagheri (3206) 2012-03-15 14:28
Hi my friend
Very interesting this environment the boat man within
it and good homes show agriculture
npecanhuk (53913) 2012-03-15 18:58
Wow! Wonderful place!
Very beautiful and attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, horizontal format and compostion are all oustanding features!
TFS - congrats,
siolaw (37568) 2012-03-16 1:00
This series is just beautiful and you was also quite lucky with the weather! Excellent quality, nice colours and an interesting view.
A relevant TE post
jjcordier (62366) 2012-03-16 2:02
Une autre remarquable photo de cette superbe ville chinoise. La composition est très bonne avec ce bateau idéalement placé laissant parfaitement apparaître les détails architecturaux des lieux.
Royaldevon (17791) 2012-03-16 2:08
Good Morning Chris,
No-one should underestimate the recommendation of a celebrity!
I like this. We have close details of the everyday life of the occupants and the most interesting details of the architecture.
The clarity is lovely; it is well composed with regard to thirds whilst the navigator is strongly positioned in the frame.
This is the sort of shot that would be posted in National Geographic.
Have a lovely w/e,
danyy (0) 2012-03-16 5:29
assurément un endroit calme, cette Venise de l'Est.
J'aime le traditionnel qui comme ici, parvient à harmoniser les différents styles architecturaux, la pierre et le bois, l'air, la pierre et l'eau.
Bien jolies couleurs.
yquem46 (32295) 2012-03-16 10:56
China, definitely a fascinating country and even more when tackled off the beaten tracks. And you're certainly one of the best specialists here on TE
Excellent compo here, a serene moody image
Enjoy your WE
Cricri (86501) 2012-03-16 12:47
L'on dirait Venise en Chine!! une très jolie composition, l'architecture, le petit pont, les longues barques typiques de là bas, les reflets dans cette eau limpide,
dkmurphys (36831) 2012-03-16 13:33
Another superbs cene from that spectacular place. Well taken, enjoy the weekend.
berek (31923) 2012-03-16 23:19
A beautiful scene of daily life in Chine.Ces channels are superb and bridges are very beautiful.
have a nice weekend.
faubry (35335) 2012-04-04 4:50
all is quiet and peace here! very good light gestion; beautiful old houses