Shot taken in a fishermen village near Shankarpur.. In foreground you can see the ice blocks and in background you can see the fishing boats.. Fishermen took these ice for preserve the fish.. Don't know you like it or not..
Shankarpur is a virgin beach town located 14 km east of Digha in West Bengal. It is also a regular fishing harbor. The mornings are cool, when fishermen can be seen hauling their huge nets out of the sea. The morning sun reflecting on the sea waves in the east, and the local fishboats on the coast offer excellent photographic opportunities
Shankarpur contains a number of temples.
Located in the Purba (East) Medinipur District of the state of West Bengal, Shankarpur is a beach destination along the Digha-Contai Road which is fast gaining popularity. It is at a distance of about 185 km from the capital city Kolkata, and about 14 km from the famous beach town Digha.
There is frequent bus service to Digha from Dharmatala bus stand of Kolkata and many other parts of West Bengal. It is almost a 5 hour journey from Kolkata. Bus service is also available from towns across West Bengal such as Midnapore, Bankura, Asansol, Bardhaman, Howrah, and, also from Orissa via Balasore (Baleswar). To go to Shankarpur you can get down at "14 Mile" or at "Ramnagar". From both of the places tracker service or van service is available.
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Sergiom (84445) 2014-08-01 6:16
Par une journée chaude comme aujourd'hui, un peu de glace peut calmer l'atmosphère. Ici, il y en a en quantité industrielle. Le noir et blanc donne un petit côté documentaire à l'ensemble.
Noel_Byrne (32536) 2014-08-02 5:33
I like your idea to capture this view, how amazing to see these huge blocks of ice placed Ike this. I know fishermen in Ireland use ice too, but I have never seen massive blocks like this, it always arrives crushed before it goes on the boats. Very interesting scene, and you conversion to black and white has brought a lovely sheen out in the blocks. Nicely done.
Have a great weekend
- Copyright: Indrasish Guha (Indrasish) (2943)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2014-07-09
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D5100, Nikkor AF 50mm F1.8 D
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/30 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-08-01 0:36