When in Pushkar it is practically compulsory to get a photo of some camels silhouetted against the setting sun.
Here is mine.
Bit of a cliché but it had to be done.
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arnabchat (7233) 2004-12-02 4:20
This is a very good signature shot for camels in rajasthan. Very good light management and composition.
bantonbuju (51747) 2004-12-02 4:37
the second camel on the left answers you "good night, richard" - have you noticed that? nice rajasthan camels can speak if they want; great shot with marvellous sun; flare does not disturb much
Karthik (306) 2004-12-02 4:38
Nice pic. Rich! The lens flare right in the centre is beautiful..
So I probably seen you in Pushkar this year :) I have got loads of Silhouttes as well.. can't upload them.. grr..
GrahamB (939) 2004-12-02 4:47
Very nice shot Richard. I like the lens flare in this shot, it somehow adds to the mood. Lovely colours in the sky as well. I think i might be tempted to crop away the heads from the right and maybe even the distant camel standing facing directly towards us, just leaving whole camels.
clodreno (0) 2004-12-02 4:47
A nice image Richard, but as you know I am a big fan of Puskar. I am a bit bothered by the flare here..I might try a ws, but I am not good at PS..
As you said, every body has to post a silhouette against the sun from Pushkar... And I did...
Zepi (22848) 2004-12-02 5:03
Votre gestion des lumières et de la compositon de l'image est parfaite Richard!
Dommage pour le gros coup de flare au milieu de la photo!
thebecky (688) 2004-12-02 5:06
A cliche but a nice one. The dusty light, clear silhouettes and I love the one with his neck stretched and an open mouth. I tried to drag a camel up some sand dunes for a photo like this but he wasn't having any of it (LaLa featured in my portfolio) Definitly easier when they're already up there!
eleparc (24063) 2004-12-02 8:56
and you did it;;-) ! hahaha! quite nicely BTW... i quite like it;-)
radz (40) 2004-12-02 12:49
Nice silhouette ans sunset pic.without intro notes it says pic from Puskar.
oochappan (22043) 2004-12-02 19:36
Very nice coloring and light managing even with the reflection of the sun in the lens and a nice gabarit of camels in counterlight making this compo a great still.
flydragon (0) 2004-12-02 19:43
verry nice picture
i like the mood here
and the light is great
alway beautifull to see
some silhouette with a warm sun
i like the centered sun
well done a warm and strong picture
bharat (474) 2004-12-03 1:27
Richard great shots on camel>you manage to capture light very well in this photograph.Good framing and goodcompsotion.
sohrab (7439) 2004-12-05 13:26
this is really nice richard
i love the camel sihouettes
im seding below a link to perhaps the best camel sihouette ive seen at the pushkar fair (this is what comes to my mind at the moment)
i wonder if you've seen this
your photograph is really nice too, but it kind of lacks the chaos and the congestion in the photograph in the link above
take care :)
DaveMacPhee (1140) 2005-04-25 9:37
Great shot. Perfect light and color, and the sillouettes make really interesting shapes. I think though I would have tried to edit out that glare. But still well done,
- Copyright: Rich Axelby (rich) (1199)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2002-11-14
- Categories: Daily Life, Festivals, Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 300, 28-105 3,5-4,5 USM
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Travelogue: Pushkar Mela
- Date Submitted: 2004-12-02 4:07