I took this shot in a paddy field of Murshidabad district...here the farmer is busy to arrange the paddy straws in his bullock cart at sun set time...
I share this shot...Hope you also like it :)
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yquem46 (38746) 2012-02-23 11:26
A nice silhouette shot of the farmer on the golden sky
Obviously what looks as a swallow in full flight is a great bonus to the compo
have a nice evening
All the best
agulberk (3794) 2012-02-23 11:32
Wonderful composition which is special for your style and color tones Prasun. I like it very much. The vertical framing, including the dived bird in the sky was very appropriate.
Thanks for sharing
golus (2893) 2012-02-23 12:10
A fantastic minimalist composition with striking light management and witty framing. The floating bird on the upper part of the frame adds a great charm and interest to the image. Amamzing work, I liked a lot. Thanks for sharing. Best wishes,
ourania (34357) 2012-02-23 12:23
this is a lovely photo owing its marvellous composition and interest to the point of view and the artful light management. I like very much this upward look, placing the farmer on a solid dark base of straws against the bright sky. His body is hiding the sun but its lovely glow is diffused splendidly around the dark silhouette. The subtle patterns of the clouds and above all the elegant bird complete a wonderful impression. Congratulations!
All the best,
erhan1958 (15362) 2012-02-23 12:55
super silhouette photo, just right above the bird,
Gigidusud (17277) 2012-02-23 13:24
Beautiful farmer silhouette on sunset!Nice composition.I like it!
Thanks for sharing.
jjcordier (77816) 2012-02-23 22:37
Très bon contrejour avec une superbe lumière dorée. J'aime beaucoup la présence de l'oiseau dans le ciel qui donne une symbolique à l'image.
Cricri (109597) 2012-02-23 22:43
Belle silhouette de la dame en plein travail et l'oiseau en plein , un tout sous un fond doré et lumineux, très jolie
CLODO (31098) 2012-02-24 0:06
nice woman's silhouette against the sunset, she seems to bend to avoid the swallow!
Afsanehbagheri (3228) 2012-02-24 5:53
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cavli (1876) 2012-02-24 6:23
I like these siluets very much. sharp details and nice colors. nice composition. well done.
dkmurphys (50730) 2012-02-24 6:45
Very artistic capture, a mysterious composition with golden sky.
Well seen, have a nice evening.
Derya (919) 2012-02-24 7:55
Wonderful composition,and color tones
Yes! I like it very much.
Thanks for sharing
chrisostomou (568) 2012-02-24 12:06
very good and artistic composition! the dark sillouete contrast to the sun gives an excellent result….very graphic details…and the bird above adds a lot! well done!
bukitgolfb301 (36998) 2012-02-24 22:15
Hi NAMSTE my dear Prasun
Sorry for my late reply, as I get a light pneumonia due to much fatigue, now getting well.
Another great shot as your own originality!
So wonderful and so artstic shot. Flying bird is a very good accent too. Perfect framework and so well considered composition! Thanks for your sharinig with finest work and have a good Saturday!
Takero from still cold rainy Tokyo
barrufeto_77 (28886) 2012-02-25 9:12
Charo (51210) 2012-02-27 15:51
A great shot with a superb backlit on the human figure and the bird on that superb yellow sky.
Excellent composition and moment captured. Bravo!
bona (13181) 2012-02-28 8:07
I like your photo. the back light is very charming and complete very well the man doing his work.
Vasa (16778) 2012-02-28 16:46
Some of your photos are master-pieces, dear friend Prasun. This one is lovely. Bravo friend.
daddo (25110) 2012-02-28 22:40
Namsr Prasun. When I see you surname I think of the wonderful novel A House for Mr Biswas by V. S. Naipaul. The photo has a marvelous feel about it, especially with the swift flying past, catching the last insects before it's time to sleep. The farmer's work is never finished, by the time he gets home, unhitches the bullocks and feeds the animals it will be dark. Then he will eat his dinner and go to sleep , ready for another day's back breaking work. looks romantic from a photographer's point of view, especially with the golden glow. Best wishes. Klaudio.
josepmarin (57837) 2012-02-29 3:05
a magnificent cross-light here!
You have managed skillfully the luminosity, the golden tonalities of the sunset and the silhouette of the farmer in this good cross-light, in order to obtain an image with a great aesthetic beauty.
An excellent technical execution. Congrats!
jlbrthnn (76037) 2012-02-29 5:08
The silhouette is particularly attractive. I appreciate the skill of decision and choice of exposure. The light and colors are sublime. Excellent quality. Bravo.
Have a nice day
ChrisJ (101718) 2012-02-29 6:15
Fantastic graphism & silhouettes with good sharpness & a wonderful orange sky. The bird top right balances the compo. Good tonal range in the sky. Tfs!
aliabazari (16050) 2012-02-29 20:55
This is a very beautiful image with good lighting and composition.
Thanks for sharing.
danos (88819) 2012-03-01 2:18
nice snapshot with the lean woman to the ground to cover the sun on her backdrop and creating a beautiful optical errefct.I like the colour tints of the sky as the way the figure of the woman outlined against the sky.
macjake (58782) 2012-03-02 10:08
you have a couple of these photo's in your gallery, and i enjoy viewing both of them.
these silhouettes are almost always so pleasurable to take and watch.
great shot, it stands out smartly in the small thumbnail gallery.
Schnappilic (9690) 2012-03-03 9:25
I like your picture with soft light and shadows. Fine contre jour capture. Great effect!
Have a nice week-end!
desy65 (576) 2012-03-05 10:47
Hello Prasun, very beautiful this your photo with the silhouette that "covers" the direct sunlight. Very beautiful and original with wonderful colors.
Greetings, good evening .... Desy
erdna (5711) 2012-03-08 8:39
Very nice composition and good point of view. Not ver many people will block the sun with using the main subject of the photo.
marina7 (8055) 2012-03-10 0:27
Beautiful shot, Prasun. Very warm and intimate. Good idea to place the sun behind the figure. The bird in the sky is a nice touch too.
Have a great weekend,
Kitty_the_Wild (1169) 2012-03-12 13:11
Really a good shot, realized with a great sensibility for the worker and its dignity. Touching.
COSTANTINO (57871) 2012-03-12 13:13
artistic shot in gold and black
let your imagination free to think
fantastic minimalist composition
RhodieIke (11742) 2012-03-13 22:41
Hi Parsun,The light here you have captured so well giving this scene of this guy in a paddy field such grace and purposeful actions going about his chores in this field. Magical, Tfs, Cheers Iain.
Nard (6972) 2012-03-15 0:51
A splendid silhouette in front of a golden sky and a good choice of vertical format beautiful composition. The inclusion of the bird on the top of the picture is an extra and add motion to the composition.
dale54 (6683) 2012-03-16 4:34
prasun a big hi.your very good with people pic,this is beautifull work,with the warm color and magic light.great job here! tfs! have a great weekend! dr
jusninasirun (17162) 2012-03-20 0:56
Amazing silhouette of the person and a swallow against the beautiful sky tone. Great framing and nicely done with the exposure.
cornejo (33958) 2012-03-24 13:02
Hi Prasun, I like this pretty picture against the light. A good and nice shot taken with very good technique and skill. Excellent and beautiful work my friend, my congratulations. Good night and happy Sunday. Tfs.
Hansaphotos (7145) 2012-03-29 1:04
This is a beautiful image. Splendid use of the backlight to create a nice silhouette of the working farmer. The bird fills out some of the empty sky in a delicate way. Very nice work:) TFS. Have a nice day.
Best regards, Erling
Mamont (144) 2012-04-07 7:37
This is a nice well composed shot. You positioned the person well in the center blocking the sun. And I like the presents of the bird in the corner of the image. Good light.