A photograph taken in lake Batur, Kintamani..
A balinese woman was doing her daily morning activity : traditional laundry.
Hope you like it.
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sothy81 (9582) 2007-08-01 20:20
Beautiful light, colors, and sharpness. Very nice shot of daily life activity. Well done
Dpbours (222) 2007-08-01 20:23
Yeah, that is a difficult shot. If you would have had the face to the side, the silouette would have been very interesting. Right now, the skin tones are a bit off with the light and reflections of it coming from straight in front of you.
Lake Batur was wonderful! Haven't been up close, since I was doing the mountain area in one day. But the overview shots I got are just great. Your compo is very nice, but it are the skin green-yellow tones that is just a pity. But difficult light situation.
jsec (2154) 2007-08-01 20:25
Beautiful lighting. Superb composition.
nikkiwahine (28) 2007-08-01 20:47
beautiful photo. i love the colors, and composition!
Scharan (14144) 2007-08-01 21:13
Lindíssima foto, maravilhosa composição e cores nesses tons dourados da manhã.
Um trabalho excelente, amei, parabéns Yoga!
AROBN54 (11473) 2007-08-01 21:50
this is beautiful. I love those warm gold colors around her and the backlighting. Backlit shots are some of my very favorites and this one is one beautifully done. And even though she is centered, the pool of light that surrounds her is wonderful. The yellow of the shirt she's hoding picks uo the colors perfectly. I like also the sihouette reflected back. Really, really nice shot. Just lovely. Kind regards,
cak (4923) 2007-08-01 22:26
ı m knowing to kintamani. but water ,reflections and laundrı all are perfect in your photo
wolf38 (31282) 2007-08-01 22:43
Hello Yoga. Your photo shows a scene from the world of the work. The woman has her wash day. By the wonderful light their work seems gilded. The photo is outstanding composed. The shade in the water increases the effect of the picture. Very beautifully and worth seeing. Best regards, Wolfgang.
dijjac (1569) 2007-08-01 22:53
Belle lumière matinale! et reflets concentriques magnifiques
JPlumb (3159) 2007-08-01 23:21
Hi Yoga, this is excellent colour and light. The gold tones from the sun show up very well against the water, accentuated by those ripples. The lady is holding a yellow shirt to add to this. How great is that? She herself is dressed in a colourful pattern which gives a nice contrast to the gold. Very nice.
gelor (3229) 2007-08-01 23:42
Vraiment une superbe image ! Les couleurs sont fantastiques, la maîtrise de la lumière est parfaite : excellent ! Bravo.
Zolive (5935) 2007-08-02 0:02
Amazing picture of daily life. Colors are fantastic, great reflection. Congratulations.
ribeiroantonio (22637) 2007-08-02 0:31
It is an impressive picture taking in consideration the circumstances of a back lit composition. The colours are wonderful and the silhouette created by the shadow against the sky reflection is very good. I love it.
patdeph (35748) 2007-08-02 1:14
fantastic shot with somptuous light and colours!It's so beautiful...I add it in my favorites.
daddo (25150) 2007-08-02 2:00
Greetings Yoga. Very colourful and dynamic shot with such strong contrasts between the darker and lighter areas of the composition.She seems to be standing in a pool of light.The light shining through the yellow shirt is pure magic. Well done.Regards. Klaudio.
fleopold (1375) 2007-08-02 3:11
Fine shot against the light. Beautiful colours and a good document of daily life.
Greetings from Austria!
Photo65Net (43120) 2007-08-02 4:07
Wonderful light management in this one.
I like too the eyecatchers colors and tones.
hatti52 (12786) 2007-08-02 4:25
everlasting (14696) 2007-08-02 9:42
Another fine morning image, Yoga. The light is exquisite makes a simple chore of washing look divine.
faubry (35405) 2007-08-03 0:03
wow what light.. wonderful sharpness, superb colors also, great shot, bravo, soon
chicken (1557) 2007-08-03 1:17
This light is truly magic, the woman and her laundry seem to float one the surface of liquid gold. The concentric ripples and the rougher patches in the background nicely frame the central subject, with the backlit shirt as wonderful point of focus.
jafadabret (56501) 2007-08-07 2:46
Yoga, j'aime beaucoup la lumière, les transparences et les couleurs de cette photo, un vrai tableau de maître. Il n'y a rien à ajouter, je la mets dans mes favorites.
DarkoG (8) 2007-08-15 1:18
Excellent photo with some beautiful reflections and great light.
dilane (861) 2007-09-03 6:48
Absolument MAGNIFIQUE ! j'adore !
Wandering_Dan (3449) 2007-09-13 13:18
A really lovely shot! Great use of colors and backlighting. The centering of the woman works because the images in front of her are off-center, as is the fact that she is holding the shirt to her left. Good timing on the ripples, too!
hoorge (1434) 2007-09-13 17:00
You collected some nice golden colors from this early morning shot. The reflections, composition, clarity, and pov is very good. Picture is sharp and vibrant it's own way.
rossofuoco (7385) 2007-09-14 3:17
Un'altra stupenda foto.
pascal13 (2098) 2008-01-22 22:04
Superbe image compte tenu des des conditions de lumiere particulierement difficiles.Jolies couleurs.
La silouhette qui se reflete et les remous dans l'eau sont du plus bel effet.Je suppose qu'un travail de postprocessing a du etre necessaire pour eclaircir les zones sombres.
delkoo (68) 2008-02-07 1:15
You captured fantastic light in a really good composition. I am impressed by the colours of your photo.
really good one
elenimavrandoni (14207) 2013-01-01 17:20
Hello Yoga, amazing shining reflection and colors of this early morning!!A very natural and attractive daily life scene! A beautiful picture!
best wishes and regards,
seb1lopez (187) 2013-12-14 5:58
often, looking at your pics, words are missing... about technic and eye... bravo!!!
kasianowak (7321) 2014-08-29 10:31
Outstanding travel image, so very different of photos one usually sees of lake Batur. Backlighting and the golden colours of the water creates exception mood here. Perfect timing and great idea to include the reflections.
- Copyright: Yoga Raharja (simplyoga) (6494)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-07-22
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D200, 18-200 f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED AF-S DX VR Zoom, Transcent 4GB 120x
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): mon hommage à l'Asie, Washing - Part 2, mes favorites (2), Kasia's Favourites 6 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-08-01 19:56
- Favorites: 7 [view]