A shot from a crowded little electronics shop in Nathdwara, about a two hour's bus ride from Udaipur.
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arnabchat (7233) 2005-03-05 2:17
oh ho! very good post. i really like the light here. well composed with a profile of whatever is in the shop. i see a little of distrortion from the wide lens though.
Praetzer (2375) 2005-03-05 3:35
Well spotted Caleb. I'm planing to buy the same lens. Is it difficult to use given the distortion inherent of such wide-angle lenses?
bantonbuju (51781) 2005-03-05 3:35
hi caleb, i love those pics with distortion effect of wide-angles; i think i may say i am a bit crazy about it;
this shot is just a perfect example that this is an interesting approach to portrait photography, that wide angle thing
clodreno (0) 2005-03-05 4:47
Nice shot Caleb... I like the colors you managed to get here.. Are you satisfied of your 20D.
ash_parikh (2266) 2005-03-05 5:55
Nice photo, great light and how it is hitting all the interesting things in the photo. Nice colours too.
bboss (3578) 2005-03-05 6:06
I love this, it gives some of the real flavour of India. This gear looks as if its come from a WW2 aeroplane - no hi tech equipment here. I really admire the way that they can repair anything however old, and never throw away anything that potentially useful - this is green action at its best, and a good antidote to our own more disposable society.
Great photo as well, thanks for sharing it
ttmountainman (2279) 2005-03-05 20:35
Very nice picture of rural India's electronic wizards!
There is no part of our planet where men ( not women) do not have a cupboard or at least a drawer full of nuts and bolts and completely useless pieces of either car or electronic junk which has to be "looked after" as it " will be used some day"
greg (2835) 2005-03-08 10:45
I like very much the lighting and colours you got. Is that straight from the camera, or have you darkened parts?