Shot taken at Digha Beach..
Digha is a seaside resort city in the state of West Bengal, India. It lies in East Midnapore district and at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. It is the most popular sea resort in the West Bengal. Renowned for its beaches, Digha is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Digha is the nearest and most popular sea resort of West Bengal. It is mostly famous as a weekend destination for kolkatans
It is located at 21.68°N 87.55°E. It has an average elevation of 6 metres (22 feet).
It is located 183 km from Kolkata/Howrah via Mecheda and 234 km via Kharagpur, this proximity has probably helped this small hamlet to emerge as a popular weekend getaway with number of good hotels and tourist lodges. Digha is connected to Kolkata/Howrah by a highway and a rail-link via Tamluk.
Originally, there was a place called Beerkul, where Digha lies today. This name was referred in Warren Hastings's letters as Brighton of the East.
An English businessman John Frank Smith started living here in 1923 and his writings provided a good exposure to this place. He convinced West Bengal Chief Minister Bidhan Chandra Roy to develop this place to be a beach resort
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federico (3983) 2014-07-31 1:19
hello Indrasish, great photo here, perfect reflections and warm light, the subject also is quite interesting with this daily life scene, all teh figures are well distributed that makes a nice composition too
miumiu (6113) 2014-07-31 1:23
Very nice POV and reflections. The sharpness is excellent.
It is very special and interesting to see a white horse on the beach. Very lovely.
l like it!
kasianowak (9407) 2014-07-31 1:51
Well observed fascinating scene. The reflection adds interest and the colours are stunning.
timecapturer (49288) 2014-07-31 2:17
this is clever and original. I love the effect and the clarity here is just superb. Wonderful!
williewhistler (16398) 2014-07-31 2:17
a perfect title as you have composed the hot skilfully making the most of the reflection in the wet sand.
The colours are very attractive and clarity is simply superb
Royaldevon (40380) 2014-07-31 2:19
Who can resist this shot!
The colourfully decorated pony and its master make a great f/g image, made even more stunning by the wet sand reflections. I love how the wet sand works; a mirror image working hand in hand with the reality!
This is a shot no photographer could have missed!
danos (99902) 2014-07-31 3:47
fascinating the seaside scenery with the white horse on the foreground to steal the show.the colourful ornaments and the lot of people that enjoy the shallow sea waters make the image even more effective.The creative reflections complete perfect the whole scenery.
dkmurphys (60837) 2014-07-31 3:57
Very beautiful beach scene. I like the colors and the perfect reflection. Well taken.
kabel (1930) 2014-07-31 5:35
Hello, very beautiful in so many ways. Excellent clarity and composition looking up. The reflection in the wet sand is a really bonus on top of an already lovely beach scene.
Sergiom (82971) 2014-07-31 5:59
J'aime beaucoup le cadrage dans cette composition, qui permet d'admirer le cheval bien décoré et coloré ainsi que son reflet dans les eaux de la plage.Il permet aussi de voir au loin l'activité.
carlo62 (50948) 2014-07-31 6:49
bellissima foto, fantastici i colori con il magnifico effetto del riflesso.
Bella anche la composizione, una foto ben studiata e ben realizzata.
Wanda1 (15142) 2014-07-31 6:55
What a great beach scene. Each person in the scene is so well placed in the composition, especially those ladies on either side of the horse which frame it and its owner so nicely. Love the reflection and your angle of view too.
Janusz1974 (2824) 2014-07-31 9:46
I like very much the special way you have composed this capture, a good balance of colours all over.
Great reflection,good clarity.
Noel_Byrne (32112) 2014-07-31 10:32
Another magical scene! I don't know if it's just that my Irish European eyes are not accustomed to seeing such color and flamboyance, but this really is like an image of a fantasy land, particularly the beautiful ornamentation of the horse. To capture this with this perfect wobbly reflection gives a sense of fun and even deeper magic. Excellent image, thank you once again for sharing.
nikkitta (17066) 2014-07-31 14:16
The title tells what we are going to see and enjoy, a colorful almost magic scene with impressive reflections on the wet sand and a horse as focal point of view
Well done and composed
Only beach I was in India was in Chowpatty Mumbay
lousat (93756) 2014-07-31 16:13
Waaw,this is a masterwork! Absolutely great this choice of point of view to take up and reflections in a perfect symmetry,spectacular scenery,great detail and bright colors,it's nice to see these reflections on the wet sand so well,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
rbassin (23429) 2014-08-01 0:32
Une belle composition, tous ces miroitements sont superbes.
ourania (47880) 2014-08-01 4:45
this is a wonderful photo, you have captured the scene, its perspective, movement and atmosphere in a beautiful way. Depth, clarity and the definition of the graduating colours are superb. The real view and the reflections look almost homogeneous and this gives the scene a dream-like quality. The contrasts work in such an appealing way too. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a lovely month,
annjackman (21899) 2014-08-03 2:34
This is a marvellous subject and you have managed to place all the elements very skilfully in good places within the frame. The reflections in the wet sand and the lovely sheen in the water really makes this image stand our from the page.
Kind Regards, Ann
SnapRJW (31629) 2014-08-03 6:42
Hello Indrasish - Not only this beautifully evocative shot but also the accompanying note place Dighe Beach on my radar. This looks like a fine place to spend a few days down-time. I love the exotic look you have captured here; the colours, reflections and light are sublime.
geneward2 (696) 2014-11-09 5:30
An excellent use of reflection!
siudzi (34141) 2014-11-22 3:00
Your image is a superb example how to use the mirror effect in photography to achieve a brilliant visual result. Love it! Fantastic observation as well as outstanding execution. Congrats!
Have a good weekend!
- Copyright: Indrasish Guha (Indrasish) (2939)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-07-09
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D5100, Nikkor AF 50mm F1.8 D
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/100 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Horses around the world [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-31 1:14