Shot taken at Digha Sea beach.. Tourists were enjoying the sea waves and beauty of the sea.. Shot taken near 7 pm..
Digha is a seaside resort city in the state of West Bengal, India. It lies in East Midnapore district and at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. It is the most popular sea resort in the West Bengal. Renowned for its beaches, Digha is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Digha is the nearest and most popular sea resort of West Bengal. It is mostly famous as a weekend destination for kolkatans
It is located at 21.68°N 87.55°E. It has an average elevation of 6 metres (22 feet).
It is located 183 km from Kolkata/Howrah via Mecheda and 234 km via Kharagpur, this proximity has probably helped this small hamlet to emerge as a popular weekend getaway with number of good hotels and tourist lodges. Digha is connected to Kolkata/Howrah by a highway and a rail-link via Tamluk.
Originally, there was a place called Beerkul, where Digha lies today. This name was referred in Warren Hastings's letters as Brighton of the East.
An English businessman John Frank Smith started living here in 1923 and his writings provided a good exposure to this place. He convinced West Bengal Chief Minister Bidhan Chandra Roy to develop this place to be a beach resort
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Mesut09 (378) 2014-07-29 0:51
It is like a fabulous place..:) The people are watching ambiguity:)
Thanks for the photo my friend ..:)
Sergiom (68572) 2014-07-29 5:32
Cette photo porte à réflexion. Tout ce bleu rend l'ensemble harmonieux. Je me demande bien ce que tous ces gens peuvent bien regarder. Une belle gestion de la lumière.
Noel_Byrne (27740) 2014-07-29 12:51
The long exposure on the water has worked well here and the fact that the people have remained still for long enough to be crystal clear in your shot creates a magic affect. Beautiful deep blue tones and light
- Copyright: Indrasish Guha (Indrasish) (2931)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-07-09
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D5100, Nikkor AF 50mm F1.8 D
- Exposure: f/14.0, 30 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-29 0:49