The woodblock printingis widely used in Jaipur for textile printing, is a very old method, the first findings from China and Egypt.
The method consists in a block of carved wood which is dipped in color and after resting on the textile or paper
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lousat (57510) 2012-02-26 1:24
Ciao Valter,questa foto mi puzza di visita alla fabbrica tessile inserita nel tour per fare comprare ricordi ai turisti a prezzi esorbitanti..ehehe...e' comunque molto interessante ed e' davvero notevole l'immagine con una prospettiva meravigliosa ed una gestione perfetta dei differenti livelli di luce.Buona Domenica e complimenti,Luciano
krzychu30 (8775) 2012-02-26 1:42
very nice picture documenting the daily life and work in India.And the first thing that strikes our eyes here are these marvelous and vivid colors.It´s unbelievable how much they´re saturated and distinct from other pictures from other countries.Excellent work Valter!
Have a nice sunday
cavli (1874) 2012-02-26 2:15
this is very interesting picture. well composed a dily life image. very nice lights and colors. nice pov. tfs
Royaldevon (17713) 2012-02-26 2:30
I have used this method at school with the children. I didn't realise that it was still used on this big scale.
For a vivid photograph, the colours are wonderful. From you pov, the red fabric, with its converging lines, makes a strong lead with the figure well positioned for our attention.
Some may find the second figure distracting but, for me, he helps to set the context of the shot.
Have a good day,
delpeoples (44888) 2012-02-26 2:44
Quella 5D Mk II gestita bene la luce, vero? Incredibile, niente rumore al ISO 1000. Bellissimi i toni rossi che dominano la scena. Mi piace anche la cattura del mestiere artigianale. Lo sharp e composizione sono impressionante. Grazie per la condivisione.
Passa una bella giornata, un abbraccio
Angshu (51174) 2012-02-26 3:08
Very similar in setting with the pictures I took in Ajrakhpura in Gujarat...have posted one here in TE but not with this linear perspective. The red colour is indeed eye catching & you've superbly handled the difficult exposure. Fine work!
serp2000 (29128) 2012-02-26 3:14
Yes, I know this ancient method. Good presentation of the process. Fine report work. TFS!
angel66 (1006) 2012-02-26 3:38
bello questo rosso dominante! Mi piace anche la curva che fa l'uomo mentre è impegnato nel suo lavoro...sembra di essere lì!
Anch'io sono impressionata dagli ISO 1000! Sharpness at its best come sempre. Mi piace
tyro (13009) 2012-02-26 4:39
An interesting note and a wonderful photograph!
Lovely strong colours and lines in this fine composition and very fine lighting too. You have certainly mastered the 5D MarkII!
holmertz (26854) 2012-02-26 4:47
A fine composition where the long red cloth is extremely eye-catching and also gives the picture fine depth. It is well assisted by the cloths hanging from the ceiling. The light falls nicely from the open doors and the attractive traditional style windows. The printer was captured at a good moment when he was leaning all over the red cloth. His streched out body makes two diagonals opposing the long red diagonal.
jhm (122314) 2012-02-26 4:52
A splendid technique woodblock printing on textile, these technique was my unknown
Nice perspective and depth picture.
Very nice place, quiet and a lovely red colors.
Composition and presentation are excellent done, TFS.
Have a nice Sunday,
sacimar (25957) 2012-02-26 5:33
this is an interesting image of job and daily life, the moment you present is well chosen, details of the picture are excellent, well done,
SnapRJW (18642) 2012-02-26 6:12
Hello Valter - Apart from the wonderful red cloth which draws the eye, the light from the open door and windows casts a lovely light on the cloth and the man's back. Your POV shows the extent of the fabric which the man is printing and one realises how labour intensive these hand-crafted items are. A fascinating DL shot. Warm regards Rosemary
rychem (9151) 2012-02-26 8:36
Original documentary photo, interesting scene with people at work, informative note
maria-v1981 (10403) 2012-02-26 9:35
A very interesting picture with the red color dominates in each corner.I like how the light penetrates the brick walls. Also the symmetry and the textures from the fabric is wonderful.
carlo62 (12434) 2012-02-26 13:36
una foto veramente bella, la composizione, i colori e le luci sono straordinari.
Vasa (15970) 2012-02-26 17:01
I stress the documentary dimension your your shot. It is also nice view and best technical realization. All compliments, caro amico Valter.
jlbrthnn (79773) 2012-02-27 2:24
La qualità dell'immagine è molto buona. La composizione descrive la tecnica della artigiano, in un interessante e spettacolare. La foto e la nota è una pubblicazione molto buona. Bravo.
annjackman (13171) 2012-02-27 2:32
This subject makes a wonderful photo with the strong red and orange fabrics. So good to see this man doing the printing. A very well captured and produced daily life image.
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2012-02-27 3:07
The more I see your Rajasthan's pictures, the more I get tempted to visit the place.This is a nice daily life image showing the hard working people. You have very nicely presented this man printing on the fabric. The colors are very vivid. I like the way you have covered the other man also doing the same. The lighting, sharpness, depth and colors are fantastic.
ikeharel (37190) 2012-02-27 7:46
Buona sera Valter,
I tried to equate this work to what would be a modern printing technique, Neve saw a such, i admit.
the red is intense and beautiful.
I added this to my "People at work" theme", hope you'll approve.
Cricri (86295) 2012-02-27 10:04
Bonne lumière et couleurs, excellent cadrage et scéne du travail de l'artisan, intéressant et bien présenter avec une bonne note d'accompagnement
Afsanehbagheri (3206) 2012-02-27 12:42
سلام دوست من
دیوار ها سایه ها به عکس جلوه داده و قرمزی به آن
worldcitizen (4848) 2012-02-27 13:47
The red color in this photo is beautiful. You also handled the difficult lighting very well. It is great that we can see this man in action, creating such a wonderful textile. It is truly a work of art.
Silvio1953 (97953) 2012-02-29 5:40
Ciao Valter, bella ed interessante, splendida prospettiva, magnifica luce, ottima nitidezza e fantastici colori, bravo, ciao Silvio
baddori (18984) 2012-02-29 14:20
Non ho forzato con le tre AAA perché ho letto dei boicottaggi ...
Una foto divulgativa che mantiene, anche, un'ottima costruzione ed esalta i colori
- Copyright: Valter Palone (bayno) (16131)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-02-22
- Categories: Daily Life, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon Eos5D MarkII, Canon 24-70mm f/2,8 L
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/50 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): People at work [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-02-26 1:21