On a market, another Javanese woman with a heartrending eye.
Her pink headdress was really vivid.
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clodreno (0) 2004-04-25 5:30
Such a nice portrai Yves. The colors are very nice. The pinky scarf on her head is contributing to make this shot nice.. I also like te grey of the bag.. masses of nice colors. Bravo.
and such a nice almost smile....
cool_s15 (4050) 2004-04-25 5:32
Very nice portrait and daily life shot here, Yves! Although it looks a bit blur, still looks great and unique. Great color and contrast, espacially the pink scarf. Nice one!
Kenny10pin (19301) 2004-04-25 5:37
great picture here, I like the facial expressions here and the background, this picture tells us of many stories of sorrow.
Well captured and framed
maciekda (19861) 2004-04-25 5:45
wonderful portrait, the expression of the woman is really special. wonderful colors, great composition with the woman on the side and this sack behind her, very good!
papagolf21 (76561) 2004-04-25 5:45
Une très belle réussite Yves, excellent portrait. Très belles couleurs, la femme est parfaitement mise en valeur.
Du très bon travail. Couleurs éclatantes.
RGatward (20050) 2004-04-25 5:50
Excellent portrait, as Maciek says, the postioning of the sack slightly out of focus gives it an edge.
elihesamian (26127) 2004-04-25 5:50
So Lively,And lovely,too, Yves !
Her look is very strong point in this shot.The color of skin is excellent captured.What a great composition!It`s perfect.Nice background.It`s great shot in daily life categories.
You did great.
eleparc (24063) 2004-04-25 5:56
wow wow! from the thumnail I already knew this shot was a killer! :-) I like it a lot. The more I go thru TE, the more I like portraits. I must admit that I did already love it pretty much before!
maybe it lacks a bit of sharpness but this shot is more than making up for it by its very strong and sound composition and light tones...;-) I like how the background serves the main subject to stand out! Beautiful shot yves!
Steely (895) 2004-04-25 7:34
good contrast of her headgear and dress with the drab backgrounds, and good composition. Her expression's a bit distressing do you think?
Clarity's a little off but sharpness is not everything.
Good shot! :)
merpb (1995) 2004-04-25 7:45
This is a really haunting image Yves, technically it has it's faults but the sheer power of the framing and the subject transcends everything else.
sunny (3068) 2004-04-25 8:41
Lovely contrast of colours, Yves! The light makes this portrait quite different from the usual ones and it has a certain charm in it. Very well seen and captured!
carper (96) 2004-04-25 9:49
Great portrait Yves,
Very good composition, and good colours to, Yes it realy a nice one, good job.
omritoppol (826) 2004-04-25 10:58
Yves, this is another interesting portrait that you posted. The colors & her look is really mesmerizing. I also like the fact that the left part is very bright whereas the right side is shadier. Great!
Spoony (3539) 2004-04-25 11:20
Nice woman expression. Very well captured, Yves.
Great colors and light.
Georges (11185) 2004-04-25 15:25
un Portrait décalé pour laisser cette personne respirer sur l'image c'est plutot bien vu.L'image riche en couleur apporte beaucoup de forece a la photo J'aime bien bravo Yves.
Rinie_Hoff (9340) 2004-04-25 17:14
Hi Yves, nice portrait of this Indonesian lady. Th colors are very warm, and the composiiton is good. I only wished that she was not looking so sad! Good capture!
cxxl (2682) 2004-04-25 18:34
A simple portrait but very emotive and expressive. Her face shows a tougher life than most I think. Well captured.
CoolDan (2516) 2004-04-25 19:35
Magnifique portrait Yves. les couleurs sont très jolies. J'aime beaucoup le regard de cette femme. Très bien vu.
ChrisJ (86862) 2004-04-26 3:54
Superb dof & composition. I may try a ws & post tomorrow. (The womans face is slightly blown out in the highlights.)
jhonny_blue (4956) 2004-04-26 5:24
Wonderful portrait Yves ! It´s great !
I love the colours and the composition !
wilkinsonsg (8662) 2004-04-26 16:10
I like the off centre composition and the subjects expression.
Luko (13978) 2004-05-19 12:19
The color range is outstanding though it doesn't distract from a good formal composition (the mass of the sack balances the character for instance).
A very good point is that while you write the scarf color was "vivid" it doesn't override the other colors thanks to what appears to me like a reduced color saturation even if it appears a bit flashier than the rest. I'm quite curious to know which film reacted like that...
The only flaw I can see is her eyes are not razor sharp, it seems you focused on her scarf.
michel_r (1118) 2004-11-26 16:50
excellent Yves. Good balancing in the image. Image is not so sharp but i think it feels better, gives a more far out look to the picture and fits well with the expression of the woman.
- Copyright: Yves Duchemin (Cool-ice) (5289)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1992-00-00
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon F801S
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): Women of the World [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2004-04-25 5:26