The view from the sunset bar (Sala Khounta), in Vientiane, looking across the Mekong River, into Thailand. The locals are playing soccer. It's the middle of the dry season, & about an hour before sunset.
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bantonbuju (51789) 2005-09-06 4:00
hi chris, interesting layering, and i like the limited tonal range - makes this image nearly monochromatic yet still with a nice green-toutch; tiny figures are a bonus;
best wishes, jerzy
Paolo (41222) 2005-09-06 4:00
Hi Chris, it's a pity that the scanner processing lost many colori, cause the view from an excellent POV was really beautiful.
all that shadows there were walking on the mekong banks are mazing!
Zepi (22848) 2005-09-06 4:12
Quelle belles couleurs dans ce ciel pastel!
Belle prise de vue,excellent cadrage!
greg64g (11193) 2005-09-06 4:56
Nice picture, i like the tonal range here, there is a faboulous light on the water. i like the small man overthere.
sam224 (6215) 2005-09-06 4:57
Nice sunset view Chris... good reflections of light in the water and nice silhouette of the persons walking on the shores of the river..
jmdaoudal (82) 2005-09-06 6:31
These shadows are walking in a great landscape. The special light is offering special mood and colors;
I like it
fabio_ts (13696) 2005-09-06 9:03
Superb light games in this evocative composition Chris!! really well done!
weswang (18223) 2005-09-06 10:26
Hi Chris, A very nice PoV from this point. The silhouette view of the people there playing soccer has provided the indication of the wide angle view. A well composed picture. I like the dream-alike style of the sandbars in the middle of the river. Nice shot.
sleon (9402) 2005-09-06 12:47
This scene has a lovely calm atmosphere adn the evening light gives a great effect over the water. I like the foreground detail and the silhouetted figures which add life and interest and help to give an effect of recession into the distance.
Fixfocus (9385) 2005-09-06 13:39
A fine overview from the Mekong riverscape.I like the graphism and the monochrome colors,nice mood here.
LEA (4984) 2005-09-06 15:09
The silhouette of the people playing soccer give a good idea of the dimensions. It's well photographed.
nwoehnl (122) 2005-09-06 15:26
Good use of silhouettes and horizontal layering in the framing for this one, Chris. Nice effect with the light reflections on the water surface. I think this one would be a good candidate for a full b&w.
sergecross (3438) 2005-09-06 18:26
Very hard to combine this colors like that. The pov, is very nice and the monocromatic way. very well taken
timleahy (2195) 2005-09-06 19:44
Very nice Chris. Lovely green shades throughout the shot. A tranquil setting in evening light.
Kenny10pin (19301) 2005-09-06 20:50
great picture, I like the people here the silhouttes and also the water, very nice lighting, well done
maphoto (8082) 2005-09-06 23:25
Nice view Chris, the hight point of view work nicely, I like the tones and the atmosphere, well done.