The traffic at the Kampar old town center is a bit busy during the Chinese New Year.
Kampar (Chinese:金宝）is a town in the state of Perak, Malaysia. Founded in 1887, the town lies within the Kinta Valley and located in the newly-created Kampar District, an area rich with tin reserves. It was a tin mining town which boomed during the height of the tin mining industry. There were many tin mines on the outskirts of Kampar during the height of the mining boom. Most of them were established in the late 19th century, flourished in the 1900s, only to stagnate and decline after World War I, with the exception of an exhilarating boom in the 1920s. Most have closed down following the collapse of the industry.
At present, the commercial and industrial sectors are main driving forces of Kampar's economy. More recently, its economy is further driven by the construction of the new Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) campus.
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Wahclellaspirit (3843) 2013-02-17 20:16
This shows the hustle and bustle of the city perfectly, and to see all the signs one must walk the street or sit in a chair as I am and look to where I want to eat, like the sign of the Colonel, Kentucky Fried Chicken that stands out quite well over the remaining signs.
Excellent capture of city life...
papagolf21 (76515) 2013-02-18 0:27
Bonjour, chère Ally,
Tu nous plonges avec délices au coeur de la ville en plein mouvement.
Nous avons vraiment l'impression de faire partie du décor.
Je remarque que les enseignes fleurissent de la même façon que chez nous !
Très bonne observation avec un sujet bien présenté.
jlbrthnn (79773) 2013-02-18 4:08
The signs are numerous and spectacular. I guess in the street, people find what they want. Good depth and excellent quality. Bravo.
Have a nice day
pierrefonds (48335) 2013-02-18 4:41
The quantity of cars is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the signboards of the shops. The good luminosity is enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.
Graal (88852) 2013-02-18 8:09
an interesting street reportage and presentation during the Chinese New Year. Good shot, also well WS. Unusual signboards.
Have a nice evening.
jmdias (45780) 2013-02-19 1:42
a full collection of advertising. a kind of visual polution. in são paulo city the merchants are obligated to remove this kind of ostensive signs and let the façades free.
nice image full of details of the place.
adramad (27550) 2013-02-20 10:40
A stunning composition full of originality with the abundance of signs indicative, it is difficult to decide which you read. I like the diagonal in the plane.
Very good sharpness and brightness.
Well done. I love it.
Enjoy a good day.
abmdsudi (26215) 2013-02-20 23:20
A lively street scape and the wondrous multi colors from the ad signs in diff shapes. By focusing on main interests making them very significant indeed, full of vibrancy, a visual feast for the eyes and lovely how well you have composed this and cropped effectively and highly influencial to the eyes as they stands out strikingly. A remarkable shot indeed. Congrats
s_lush (15580) 2013-02-24 12:24
It is nice to see such a colorful architectural and daily-life scene with dense traffic and well-designed signboards and commercial ads. Very well composed, skillfully captured and informatively commented!
jemaflor (68867) 2013-02-25 8:10
Well framed with all these vertical advetisments, nice angle, well managed for the sharpness.
mirosu (5509) 2013-02-28 1:24
I enjoy your excellent photographs from Malaysia very much. This one remind me to my regular drive (at least once a week) through Kampar when I was working on Project in Lumut. You have sellected excellent crop allowing to concentrate on three major issues, the cars in traffic jam, the motorcyclist trying to beat the jam, and the most typical old houses facades withsignboards. Excellent snapshot.
danos (73960) 2013-03-07 23:26
nice the view as the good reportage shot from this side of the road with the lot of the signs and the cars to make the image so confusing.I like the excellent light and colour management as the clarity of the image.
fabbs99 (5407) 2013-03-28 2:41
Great shot Ally
Very sharp and crisp.