I like boat races, be it the famous one in Kerala or the not so famous one like here in Assam. Not many know about thic race which usually takes place in August on the mighty Brahmaputra. This place Sualkuchii is a silk village about an hour away from capital Guwahati. No time these days post processing, presented as it is.
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indoka28 (5261) 2007-04-24 10:05
You post quality and not quantity...Great shot..!! from Assam..I have heard about this race..but never saw it happening...without PP this is a great image with very good colours and the energy is well perceived in the eyes of the guys..
very good shot..!!
palszabo (0) 2007-04-24 10:06
A very interesting picture - it is worth to note the face of every one participants, their expression is remarkable, especially the man's in the middle. I like the colours of this photo, too. Pal
Partha_c (2029) 2007-04-24 10:30
A very good shot Anjan of the boat race with grit and determination on their faces. The man encouraging the team with his hands raised and the colourful design on the side of the boat with the splashed water added beauty. I heard about this place but not seen such event. TFS. Regards.
prumod (8300) 2007-04-24 10:34
nice scene you've captured... good colors and good timing... i remeber boat race in kerala...
(you are a tight cropper!)
bhorerpakhi (559) 2007-04-24 11:06
Darun chobi Anjan da, joler splashing gulo eto sundar eseche are sei songe expressiongulo. I agree with Indro, its all bout quality and not quantity.
photographer123 (6246) 2007-04-24 12:42
good shot..timing and action of the shot r good..but you should not crop the hand of that standing man this way...best wishes...SUBIR
sabyasachi1212 (19773) 2007-04-24 13:23
Nice one indeed, very professional, but I agree with SUbir about the hand of the standing man.
Graal (97885) 2007-04-25 2:35
good reportage, fine captured scene and dynamic moment, well stopped motion. I like the colours also. Good work.
scalerman (26900) 2007-04-25 23:40
Anjan: great journalistic gusto here and it's perfect for the sports pages of a good paper. Action is the earmark on this one. Expressions of these guys is tops. regards, c
sunilshukla (844) 2007-04-26 8:53
Gr8 action image Anjan, very pro work, the dynamism is so pulpable.
sayan (2617) 2007-05-01 3:12
wonderful post. lovely action. the man standing on the boat and shouting is really well captured. The shallow depth worked well too. overall a nice post with a good note.
ujjalp (16) 2007-05-15 19:46
Anjan it’s a very nice picture, the overall mood of the picture and timing is excellent.
Angshu (55936) 2007-05-16 1:19
When you take shots like this, timing is the key. Your timing is excellent in this shot as we see the leader raising his hands, maybe egging his team on. But regret that his hands have been cut.. otherwise this is a superb work!
japiey (10163) 2007-05-19 12:41
Its such an amazing frame...so tight,musical, and clear..
salutes, to you..
anandselvi (1592) 2007-05-20 0:27
Hallo Anjan Mitra
excellent moment that you have caught, very good work. greetings.
Summa kalakkirengale(சும்மா கலக்கிரேங்கலே)
partha (14020) 2007-05-28 9:06
Hi Anjan ,
Its just brilliant. Lot of vigor, lot of dynamism in it. Captured at the perfect moment and the close view gives a nice impact.
hay_kes (30446) 2007-06-11 3:50
Very nice action shot.Well captured.TFs.
bhuniatrekearth (764) 2007-06-12 11:53
Perfectly focused foreground and clear expression on the faces.
Can you help me! Why the water behind the boat is so much washed out to be white?
arjun_das (1851) 2007-07-12 22:46
excellent capture of the men in action. great body gesture of the man standing in the middle and probably shouting instructions for the sailors. credits for the sharp focus and spot on exposure in view of the fact that you have not done any PS. tfs.
sagar (2410) 2007-09-06 23:13
Excellent shot.The firm determination that is reflected out of the faces is brilliant.
bhardwajkapil78 (486) 2007-09-07 1:20
Beautiful picture.. great action photograph..
i have seen some great picture of such race from kerala..
and this shot is another to add.. equally beautiful.. from assam..
IMO of smilies..
will be back
goodwill (4224) 2008-09-04 11:08
Its more then a year you have uploaded a new shot..................but who cares........when the gallery is already rich with such action shots.
Jotr laga ke haeshah!!!
You ae surely missed, Anjan.