The Sitabari area near Shahabad of Baran District is famous for its local tribe "Saharia." You can see two Saharia ladies doing their daily job of collecting wood for fuel for their own use and also for sell to local merchants.
This area is famous for rich forest but nowadays forests are shrinking as the population and their urban interference are increasing. Some years earlier, it was very easy to listen Lion's roaring here, but now they are no more here. This area is also well known for its relevance with Ramayana (the Holy book of Hindus).
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leo61 (0) 2007-02-28 12:44
Good shot with wonderful light and nice colors.Good composition with the wood carrying woman at a good position and the bright green stripe of grass.
Buin (42260) 2007-02-28 12:51
You show us a wonderful scenery withvery impressive trees here. The light in this picture is great, as the sharpness is. It's build up is very pleasing. A beautiful, calm and peaceful atmosphere...I like it!
Greetings from Germany!
vincz (19099) 2007-02-28 12:52
Wonderful shot with such a beautiful light. You made a superb compostion with these 2 women and the big trees. An excellent picture. Congratulations.
sabyasachi1212 (19771) 2007-03-01 3:10
Excelent work, you have fantastic light to work with. Love the colours and depiction of daily life.
atus (15838) 2007-03-01 5:55
very well captured and greatly framed shot of a pleasant atmosphere. What really makes this shot very nice, is the fantastic filtering side-light, which is very well controlled by you. Good work!
Tfs and have a nice day!
vinicio (23415) 2007-03-01 8:20
Hi Rakesh, interesting note and place, the image is really good and have excellent composition and colours, compliments, a true beautiful picture like paint of this beautiful land.
jwmunro (286) 2007-03-01 10:07
Hello Rakesh -
Excellent image! Beautiful light highlighting the forest lands but the inclusion of the two colorful women really adds to the impact of this image. Exposure looks to be spot on, excellent DOF, and sharpness. Well done!
Thanks for sharing
Gerrit (44053) 2007-03-01 10:25
excellent composition with the huge tree in the forground and the excellent positioning of the wood carrying women.
sadeik (3268) 2007-03-01 14:00
I like these types of photos showing daily life, a very good image although to make it timeless you could have cropped out the pylon poles which give away the time.
A very good photo to view.
gilou530 (34) 2007-03-01 15:48
une lumiére magique que tu as trouvé pour mettre en valeur ces bois et ces femmes au travail du beau travail
stego (22866) 2007-03-01 18:11
Wow! What a wonderful photo! Almost a bit stunning... You played much cleverly with the light, the trees and those women and made a fabulous compo. The women give and life and a very nice color contrast.
Very well done!
For the little I saw so far, your portfolio is much interesting, so let me congratulate you for that.
Thank you also for letting me know that Rajasthan isn't only about arid lands.
cunejo200 (7281) 2007-03-02 7:16
I like how you framed this image. Good positioning of the two women carrying woods, and the trees are so massive. Good colors and sharpness. Greetings! Danilo
jhm (135120) 2007-03-03 3:47
Good shot with wonderful light and nice natural colours, beautiful light highlighting the forest lands but the inclusion of the two colourful women really addition to the impact of this image, very well done! TFS.
Have a nice day,
delkoo (68) 2007-03-03 4:56
i din't know that Rajasthan was green as on your picture, it make a pleasant photo with a good light and nice colours .
thanks for your interesting note.
John_F_Kennedy (42026) 2007-03-05 2:41
A wonderful image of landscape. The details are very well visible. Good light. Well done
zeca (19762) 2007-03-07 23:40
What can I say about it? Beautiful!
The lights, the colours, the framing, the inclusion of that two people, everything is perfect and beautiful here! Great work!
Graal (95343) 2007-03-10 2:11
very nice composition and place. I like the colours also. Beautiful nature. Well done photo.
pranab (5354) 2007-03-12 3:34
here in this composition your use of light and the positioning of the women returning home is the most eye catching part. for me that is.
great framing, nice color and dof.
izmirli (3985) 2007-03-15 1:15
merhaba my friend rakesh
beautiful dail life picture.very good nature and trees.good light and colours.well done.
vedra (0) 2007-03-15 5:06
Nice shot. Two women dressed in bright colours make nice contrast to the surrounding colours of nature. Thanks to them, we can see how big (and obviously old, too) these trees are.
I like the horizontal line of the fence that works as counterbalance to the predominantly vertical trunk lines.
edal (6804) 2007-05-04 16:29
You amase me again with unknown facts about nature and life in your great country. I like the quality of the photo too - vivid colors andd sharpnes are excellent.
Endy (1025) 2007-05-27 23:12
Nice shot Rakesh!
I think the inclusion of the women is a excellent idea because they add a reference point in your picture for the trees and the depth of field. The warm colors are also very well captured and offers a beautiful contrast with the green background.
kayathwal (0) 2008-01-12 23:22
good photo, on the one hand tribal collecting wood for fire but in the background one can also see electric lines of modern age.
- Copyright: Rakesh Gupta (rakeshgupta) (2672)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-02-18
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Canon PowerShot S2 IS
- Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): India [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-02-28 11:29