This is "Manihara". A beautiful pond near Baran city of Rajasthan. This Manihara Pond was built around 400 years ago by some Baniya family known as Manihari-Maheshwari. Baran is also famous for its Saharia tribal belt.
This is Sunset scene taken with following settings:
ExposureTime - 1/1250 seconds
ApertureValue - F 5.02
ExposureBiasValue - 0.00
FocalLength - 19.13 mm
ExposureMode - Manual
WhiteBalance - Manual
Flash mode - Not fired
Contrast - High , +1
Saturation - High , +1
Sharpness - Normal
ISO Value - 50
Metering mode - Center weighted
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pinkoxygen (49) 2006-08-01 13:05
Great results.. The setting sun is bright and clear, and the clouds radiantly dramatic..
Thanks for the photograhy tip..!
syd1946 (18663) 2006-08-01 13:32
A really beautiful sunset captured very well from you.Nice moody atmosphere and natural colors.A very good one!
alana (2625) 2006-08-01 13:36
Excellent capture, I really like the dramatic deep colors, reflection and the light management. Great job indeed
Gerrit (51935) 2006-08-01 13:46
iddylic place and very good sunsetpicture. I like especially the beams under the sun. Great work,
ebayrakci (244) 2006-08-01 14:45
Great sunset, great photo. TFS.
dhurjati (2709) 2006-08-01 23:21
Wonderful execution.Very natural colors and very much soothing to eyes.It gives the impression of a sort of calmness around the place.
arjun_das (1851) 2006-08-02 2:16
Very dramatic sunset. Nice colour on the clouds. TFS.
binita (464) 2006-08-02 2:37
you have captured a really beautiful sunset. the sun is extremely bright. the colour of the clouds is also well captured. thanx for sharing.
mishreyee (0) 2006-08-02 4:00
Very natural colours with such a bright sun, the clouds near the sun are looking like painting, so also the trees. Really nice landscape.
goodwill (4226) 2006-08-02 4:13
This is compostion par excellence. I like the postion of clouds in the sky and the explode of Sun. With ISO 50, this is a beauty indeed.
arnabchat (7233) 2006-08-02 6:44
nice take. good mix of light and darkess in a beutiful way, captured perfectly.
ramesh_lalwani (3211) 2006-08-02 10:41
A lovely sunset shot and very informative note.TFS
cjmm (4479) 2006-08-02 11:32
I like very much the composition, giving protagonism to the sky. The image looks very natural and conveys a strong sense of calmness.
IvarsU (2505) 2006-08-02 12:12
So long time ago... You did amazing sunsetphoto! I can feel peace from scene. Colors and reflections are outstanding!
pranab (5354) 2006-08-04 1:00
it is good to see you back after such a long break!
you have captured the light and color of the day real well, great mood of the moment portrayed here. good color and composition.the calmness of the pending evening is really great.
gilou530 (34) 2006-08-04 17:50
magnifique lever de soleil sur ces marais, la lumiere est géniale est donne une superbe ambiance a la photo, bravo
berek (50494) 2006-08-28 4:01
Hi Rakesh ,
where are you ? I hope you are okay. beautiful sunset and very good light management my friend. well done. have a nice week from the Istanbul Berek
my overall evaluation -> :-)))
rabdelnoor (3421) 2006-09-23 20:43
I am back after a while. What a great sunset. The colors and light and the cloud reflections are really beautiful. A stunning view.
arunabha (184) 2006-11-11 13:12
Absolutely fascinating and magical. The enigmatic clouds and the setting sun has created wonderful shades that make the lake look mesmerizing ...
garbus (218) 2006-11-12 12:32
This place - it has something wonderfull. Great shadows, reflections, moment of sunset and this clouds... Beauty !
Regards, Michael from Poland.
mvdisco (17794) 2007-02-26 18:21
Beautiful Sunset with great colours and composition, I love the reflection in water, Très jolie photo..Well done ..
Mes salutations Michel
Many thanks for your comments on: Sunset
Graal (102858) 2007-03-12 4:34
pleasant view, very nice sunset. Friends all told You. I like this work, too. Well done.
mortijo (12828) 2007-03-14 12:51
Excellent shot! A golden sunset. Clear and with crisp colors. A place you want to be for daydreaming. My congratulations.+
Angshu (56758) 2007-04-16 3:35
Superb sunset shot & what I like most is how you managed the dark & light areas to such great effect. Very dramatic!
edal (6804) 2007-06-02 10:27
It's a great sunset shot above the surface of this anciet dam-lake.
- Copyright: Rakesh Gupta (rakeshgupta) (2672)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-07-30
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon PowerShot S1 IS
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Indian Waters, Skyscapes I [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-08-01 12:58