On this bright morning when Aung San Suu Kyi wins a landmark by-election we can only hope that this is the road to a better life for the Burmese people.
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chiarascura (145) 2012-04-01 8:36
Such beautiful light in the photo! Great composition too, the people doing different things make it interesting, especially the two women to the right. A special "Like" for your note, yes, let's hope so.
Thanks for this suggestive and beautiful picture!
MoreTravel (912) 2012-04-01 9:37
I like pictures taken in the small hours of the day. You titled your picture 'The road to a better future'. I think you are right: children go to school - they'll be more educated persons, other people go sell something - they'll be more rich...
patdeph (35748) 2012-04-01 10:43
I am so happy of this very good news, and yes, let us hope for a better future for this so kind people.
You have chosen a beautiful picture, full of soft light lightening the road, the road of their life.How it must great to be in Myanmar today, I imagine the joy of the people.
bema (26425) 2012-04-01 10:53
have seen it on PF too, and was pleased about as here on TE too!
magic of the early morning light gives the whole scenery a very special touch..
thanks for sharing, see you around, cheers Bernd
Vato_Law (12720) 2012-04-01 10:54
a curious play of pairs across the photo with a lonely character appearing right in the middle of it and breaking that feeling, along with his bike.
A wonderful streak of light coming from above making the atmosphere very special, typical from that mornings at Myanmar.
Very beautiful photo!
GFSSD-1 (3960) 2012-04-01 11:56
Muhteşem bir ışık ve nefis bir belge fotograf..
jjcordier (79297) 2012-04-01 11:56
Une photo exceptionnelle pour un jour tout aussi exceptionnel. J'espère vraiment que l'avenir de votre pays sera de plus en plus serein.
prasun984 (5590) 2012-04-01 12:39
very nice street shot at early morning...like the sun rays in the foggy weather...nice people activity in the street...
very good light management with other good details...
SnapRJW (31629) 2012-04-01 22:56
Hello Elaine - Perfect post for a special day! A concur totally with your sentiment. I love this everyday snapshot of Burmese like. The slanting sunlight is very beautiful and makes this scene so special. Warm regards rosemary
emka (100039) 2012-04-01 23:55
Significant and symbolic photo. Let's hope it will be better future for these wonderful people of Myanmar, especially for the children. Wonderful composition. marvelous light and a bit of mystery with the mist.
Nard (6972) 2012-04-02 1:40
I really like this king of misty light that gives a great picture with a nice atmopsphere. The scene is splendid with these people we can see on the road until the back of the picture. Well chosen for your theme. Even if these elections are just the beginning of the begining, even if it is, may be, a strategy of junta against the commercial blockade, I think it is a big hope and the real start of something else.
delnaja (2056) 2012-04-02 2:22
amazing light,which adds something, an atmosphere, for this daily life scene.
PecoBud (3824) 2012-04-02 12:43
Beautiful soft light has created a perfect photo for you. Wonderful colors and contrast with your special POV make his a pleasant photo to view. My prayers are with the Burmese people on their new journey!!
RhodieIke (11744) 2012-04-03 7:43
Hi Elaine, Hear hear, to your post for these guys to have better prospects and a stable and more sustainable life style. Love the morning light and all the goings on. Tfs, Cheers Iain.
- Copyright: Elaine springford (everlasting) (15238)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-01-10
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D 200, Nikon 18-200mm VR, Digital RAW
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/320 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2012-04-01 5:45