A monsoon evening in Birbhum district
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arnabchat (7233) 2007-11-06 7:59
Animesh-da, I always keep guessing what the subject of your next post will be. :)
excellent capture of a seasonal shot from rural bengal.
prantik (1136) 2007-11-06 8:22
Incredibly beautiful, Animesh. I don't know how to describe the picture, but I am not sure that I will have to. This is simply breathtakingly beautiful to look at. Transports me back to my early teens and my joyous moments sitting wide-eyed next to the 2nd-class train windows.
nerve (10231) 2007-11-06 9:02
Animesh, are you sure that it is in the food category? or are these rice fields?? then sorry! ;o)
very beautiful image, your PP is first class in this case..
marioana (2256) 2007-11-06 9:09
There's nothing quite like 400asa film to give drama and effect to an image. Very beautiful. Great light. Great contrast. Very beautiful composition. Well done.
Best regards, Steve.
Homerhomer (4080) 2007-11-06 10:22
today must be a day where some very good photographers present photos that are a bit out of their norm, and excellent at the same time. First Sohrab, now you. Amazing landscape Animesh, such a superb composition supported by the mood of the scape, with excellent film grain. I would only try to correct the lines you have on each side of the photo. Lovely.
ninaL (21348) 2007-11-06 12:52
Beautiful and strange atmosphere, Animesh...
Perfect compo and tones.
I like it a lot.
Best regards. Grazyna.
designsoul (21492) 2007-11-06 18:50
Animesh, I kept coming back to this shot all day, in my private breaks, to rest my eyes, fuel my imagination, delight my senses... this is SILVER all over, silver in its light, in its mood, in its patina, in its brilliance... "silver apples of the moon" perhaps, unbelieavable beauty. Poetry itself.
Into my favs.
avishek_khan (544) 2007-11-06 22:08
Hemonter himel hawa gayee mekhe emon ekta borshar chhobi dekhte adbhut laage. Prokriti je ki akripon bhabe amader bhoray tar nanan roop, gandhe aar chhonde - aar aamra je ki helay tar theke chokh phiriye chaar deoaler madhye projuktir jatakole boond hoye thaki! chhobi niye aar alada kore kichhu bola gelo na, ei sab bhabna ushke dilo - ei aar ki!
aapnar 'barshamongol' jeno sehs na hoy!
flory (4848) 2007-11-06 22:47
art in photography.Animesh making pictures;)
a beautiful light,immensity..vast land.nobody there,just a poetry for land;)
hope you are fine and your family,too!
bantonbuju (51789) 2007-11-07 0:32
not a common view of centered, "working" subject...i think its quite an interesting how this composition turned to be successful...the reason, i think, is the surroundiings both in the air and on the ground, exceptional, moody, most interesting...
best wishes, j.
sayan (2617) 2007-11-07 0:41
Chobita niey banglay lekha tai bhalo, karon ingriji te lekhar mato bhasha khuje pachchi na. asadharon chobi. jaul bhauraa kaalo meghgulo ausadharon ar chobir grain gulo ekta purono onubhuti toiri korche. durer dhankheter jaule alor chokchok kora tao darun lagche, khub sadharon kichu jinish apni ausadharon bhabe sajiechen. Daroon. Train theke tola ki?
Furachan (0) 2007-11-07 2:29
All you do is prove my point, Animesh about your brilliance in sing BW to convey "your" Bengal. And we are the winners here. Lovely, moody landscape, heavy-laden with the impending monsoon. You are the master, my friend, and I a mangy streetshooting dog at your feet ;o)
Merline (0) 2007-11-07 4:37
Simply beautiful. Can't imagine this differently, even the grain adds to the composition. Splendid light. Your work is remarkable.
rushfan2112 (2965) 2007-11-09 9:05
Hi Animesh. What a fantastic photo. I love the soft light of the 'heavy' atmosphere. The water reflections in the paddy bring the foreground and middle ground to life. Did you add grain to the image or is that natural? I'm using 400 film and, for some reason, it seems almost 'too' smooth. Anyway, I like this a LOT. Best wishes, Paul.
brevbrev14 (140) 2007-11-10 8:26
Hi Animesh, woow Leica M6...a myth...
this image has the great atmsphere of a pre-digital image..
I love the contrast of the gray and your composition...you captured so well the light here..
a wonderful atmosphere of this season
sidstakes (772) 2007-11-11 11:47
Today I went for a photo exhibition on landscapes by Soumitra Dutta, all his photographs for the exhibition was selected by Rai...of all the photographs I particularly liked two which were taken during the monsoon season...there's something in the air when it hits...the landscape changes dramatically....this one is pristine....
chc (1468) 2007-11-20 2:13
Superb. The monsoon is there but every thing is calm.
- Copyright: Animesh Ray (AnimeshRay) (9089)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2007-08-00
- Categories: Food
- Camera: Leica M6, Summicron 50mm/f2.0, Kodak TRI-X 400
- Exposure: f/5.6
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): nerve's favs., Sasa's Favourites, 200-300, Monsoon [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-11-06 7:41
- Favorites: 1 [view]