Most days of the week a market takes over some streets near the centre of Luang Prabang to become a true "street" market. The emphahis in this market is on fresh food, in this scene fruit and vegetables but elsewhere are plenty of local fresh water fish, meats and local delicacies such as frogs, rats and small birds.
The flesh of rats, incidentally looks just like rabbit in colour. I didn't get to try it partly because it wasn't offered but I did try a local frog dish which uses all the frog and not just frogs legs like in Europe - very tasty.
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cargus (6450) 2012-03-21 22:51
An interesting image, good balance between light and color, image sharpness highlight the picture well done..!!
guld (1042) 2012-03-22 1:25
Hello Ian! I love this photo. The colors are so vivid, and the daily life is in full swing. DOF and POV are excellent. Have a good day.
Miguel82 (7757) 2012-03-22 3:54
It look like many fruit and vegetables market of all asia! a very colorful shot many colors good sharpness
dkmurphys (36759) 2012-03-22 7:53
Very picturesque street. I like those kind of markets, spectacular colors.
Well seen, have a nice evening.
ChrisJ (86854) 2012-03-27 2:14
I think it was Laos, but I recall one market where it had a sign up 'Bear Paws' for sale. I recall thinking, 'poor bears'! Anyway good sharpness & perspective that add deep lead in lines into the market. Good saturated colours & excellent framing. Tfs!
mkamionka (24505) 2012-03-28 14:33
I like very much photos of markets.
This one has so much color. Great every day life photo with an exotic touch.
- Copyright: Ian Fegent (ifege) (9428)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-11-29
- Categories: Daily Life, Food
- Camera: Pentax K20D, Pentax 18-250
- Exposure: f/11, 1/30 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-03-21 22:44