Nepal is considered by many as one of the most beautiful places on earth. Not only because of the impressive Himalaya but mostly because of the friendly Nepali people and their rich culture. Bungamati, 6km South of Patan, is one of the most traditional villages in the Kathmandu valley, a typical ancient Newari Village that dates back to the 16th century. An enchanting place to discover the authentic traditional Nepali culture, nothing much has changed over the last century. Soak the atmosphere and experience the true and relaxing Nepali rural life!
Picture of streetlife in Bungamati village, what a day to start with..
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vasilpro (41661) 2011-02-05 9:15
Wonderful daily life composition, beautiful scene, excellent POV with diagonal presentation, lovely light and colors.
Have a nice weekend, Vasilis.
siudzi (34141) 2011-02-05 9:20
You have taken a great and interesting daily life scene. All these people seems to be very nice and happy. Great work with superb quality. Thanks for sharing.
annjackman (21903) 2011-02-05 9:26
The light falling on this charming scene is lovely. Everyone seems very relaxed including the sheep! Congratulations. You have written an interesting note as well.
Bartleby (13552) 2011-02-05 9:29
love that strong diagonal and the beautiful warm light bathing this street. Cool shot.
dta (81538) 2011-02-05 9:35
Hello Abmdsudi ,
What an interesting street scene ! I like especially the light that providse a strong atmosphere . the composition is excellent , with a very good perspective , and the insolit element of the sheep eating green grass on a carpet .
Well done .
eldancer1 (36343) 2011-02-05 9:41
Very nice documentation of the daily life of ordinary people and thank you for the info. I like your pov and it has a good dof with sharp details. Good colors and textures. Well done, tfs.
leo61 (0) 2011-02-05 10:03
What a great shot and fantastic light here.
You captured a wonderful morning scene in this street.Looks very relaxed!!!!
siamesa (28123) 2011-02-05 10:05
Boa tarde Abmdsudi
Reading your note, I think that I must read more about Nepal.This picture is fantastic. Excellent perspective and perfects details like colors and sharpness.
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-02-05 10:08
Excellent shot of the daily life. It reminds me of India. Like the woman on the right hand side. She looks to be curious about the conversation the people on the left are having.
yquem46 (38752) 2011-02-05 10:15
A long perspective of this colorful daily life scene
The part in the shade, almost one half of the compo contributes to highlight the scene
I have to go to Nepal some day !
have a nice WE
Best to you
bema (26425) 2011-02-05 10:18
really a nice aily life -scenery and you have had a great pov to catch those friendly people within the morning sun.. perfect sharpness, and great texture on the walls..
have a nice weekend, see you around, Bernd
corjan3 (2109) 2011-02-05 10:21
I did not expect much from the thumbnail but what a pleasant surprise! Beautiful atmosphere and alltogether a lovely scene. Well done.
dip (23890) 2011-02-05 10:49
very nice capture of the daily life scene,the lighting is really fantastic!
very well composed!
wolf38 (31296) 2011-02-05 13:16
Hello abmdsudi. Everyday life in Nepal. A wonderful photo. It is full of exotic life and culture. Here everything takes its normal course. Very nice and clear. Compliment for the good shot. Rgds, Wolfgang.
emilbo (22616) 2011-02-05 13:19
Une merveilleuse scène de la vie quotidienne avec des élément des plus intéressant. J'adore le mouton qui fait partie de la famille. Excellente composition, bel éclairage et superbe rendu des couleurs.
Bravo!... et toutes mes amitiés,
ciakgiak (30433) 2011-02-05 13:38
what an interesting scene, a daily life scene very well captured.
There's a magnificent light here, so that the colors are very natural.
The quality is absolutely excellent.
Congratulations and TFS.
emka (105408) 2011-02-05 13:40
Very nice everyday like scene from Nepal. It is very relaxing rural life. Interesting they do not use any benches, use kind of the mat instead. The light here is beautiful. Nice sunny afternoon.
faraujo (1707) 2011-02-05 14:37
What a fantastic day like atmosphere you caught, the shadows increased the compo guiding the people...
Budapestman (82620) 2011-02-05 15:02
a superb street photo with lovely details and attractive composition, very nice lights and POV, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
CycleEyes (24) 2011-02-05 15:51
Great atmosphere in this shot, balanced exposure. Nice capture of day life moment. Simple and expressive.
Nice report to TE.
macondo (19804) 2011-02-05 21:00
Great daily life shot, including the daily life of the sheep. Superb capture of the light at a finely chosen angle. I like the shadows very much. Thanks also for the good note.
bukitgolfb301 (44759) 2011-02-06 0:51
Hi my dear Abmudsudi
Astaga bagai mana trus lagi bagus!! Hebat deh!
This is another impressive shot indeed.
Nice usage of shade and light in the wide format.
Perfect moment you catch through complete framework.
Very sharp and clear presentation and description in the detail as usual. Thanks for sharing with your finest posting, have a nice Sunday evening and best regards,
Takero from a windy Tokyo
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2011-02-06 0:58
a nice atmosphere. The gossiping people are really brings the mood. Light is superbly managed. You have captured the mood really well with fantastic colours and depth. Nice work my friend. Tfs.
Urs (14082) 2011-02-06 1:09
The sheep is the highlight which is watched by everybody, that is a good one. I like it. Who gossips about whom? Good light management and high sharpness with vibrant color hues. Well done / good reportage shot from Nepal
dkmurphys (63619) 2011-02-06 1:57
Very picturesque scene. Superb light and effects, very proffesional capture. A daily life composition.
Cricri (124756) 2011-02-06 1:59
Belle scéne de vie au quotidien, j'aime la lumière qui donne une atmosphère de chaleur et permet d'apprécier les moindres détails, une entente conviviale entre voisins, le top avec la présence sympathique du mouton, très belle image
jhm (158820) 2011-02-06 2:31
All is very quiet and peace, everyone enjoy of a calm period.
Perspective and depth are pleasant for look at.
Composition with people and sheep is perfect taken
Sharpness and clarity excellent presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice sunday,
hemantbuch (1649) 2011-02-06 2:36
You have already received lots of well deserved compliments for this one, but its a perfect shot of daily life. The light is excellent and the colors are vibrant...very natural and sharp.
timecapturer (49288) 2011-02-06 4:25
a fascinating study, excellently composed and such a beautiful light. Love the sheep. An excellent image well taken.
batalay (40177) 2011-02-06 7:21
This is a very effective photo in the "daily slice of life" genre. Taking advantage of the sun on this side of the street, the ladies are seated, expressing thoughts and observations regarding neighbors and friends, "gossiping," I imagine.
Silvio1953 (151503) 2011-02-06 9:41
Ciao Abmdsudi, fantastic daily life composition with splendisd scene, beautiful perspective, wonderful light and excellent clarity, very well done my friend, bravo, ciao Silvio
saxo042 (37966) 2011-02-06 12:16
You have found a very good POV here and a very pleasant motive. The people here seem to be enjoyng the warm morning sun and there is a very harmonic balance in this picture. Many interesting details to enjoy and very good colours. Really an excellent photo!
Longroute (19396) 2011-02-06 12:54
You really succeeded in capturing both the peculiar relaxed atmosphere of this Nepali street and the wonderful light present on the scene. It's a very fine and interesting photo and a masterful composition. Excellent on every aspect!
janusz2054 (2) 2011-02-06 13:40
That's a very attractive daily life photo.
Sharpness,colors and contrasts are great.
avene (12675) 2011-02-06 17:11
hehe, I bet the sheep has brought the juiciest gossips :)
love the photo, especially how the diagonal of the street is emphasised by the diagonal of the light and shadow. there's something calm and relaxed about the scene, feels you have captures the unhurried rythm of their daily life. excellent work, my compliments.
AKITA (15125) 2011-02-06 17:56
a splendid shot of superb common life scene,
people and sheep look so relaxed and peaceful, it is so nice,
the light and colors are so fresh to express the morning ambience well,
in my childhood, the neighbor's communication like this was very ordinary, but now it loses in modern Japan urban life...
thank you for your excellent shot,
holmertz (58186) 2011-02-07 11:09
This is a wonderful composition with a great perspective and fine light and colours. These people may not be rich in a Wall Street sense of the word, and I would not romanticize their lives, but people who can start their day in this way, enjoying the sun on the sidewalk along with a sheep, do have some quality to their lives. I recognize this light falling on the brick walls very well from almost 40 years ago and find a pleasure in knowing that some things have remained the same in Nepal.
adores (46329) 2011-02-07 16:30
What a daily scene! the people outside talking, the typical houses, the sheep, the garbage! Very well captured, with good colours and sharpness - a very good composition!
foozi (7101) 2011-02-08 0:09
very lovely perspective created by the lines of people and the building. Exciting colours in full richness and the result renders a powerful and dramatic presentation.
It is quite fascinating to relate it to Europe, but the fact that it as beautiful as ever.
The people are wonderfully natural and give the environment of relax and peaceful.
A lovely presentation in exciting light composition.
Elaine_Blath (8509) 2011-02-08 5:23
nice capture, a real atmosphere of a Nepali street ;-) well captured!
Good work, Ivana
Atousa (7131) 2011-02-08 6:56
An impressive daily life shot.. the great light management attracts the attention to the live part of your shot.. excellent details.. very well done.. tfs
Best regards, Atousa
jafadabret (56501) 2011-02-08 8:20
Très belle prise avec la perspective des façades frappées par la lumière du soleil. Les villageois semblent prendre le temps du repos et de la convivialité.
CLODO (35582) 2011-02-08 10:30
What a superb ray light which illuminates the interesting side of the small road with relaxed women chatting. great perspective!
shevchenko (20548) 2011-02-08 20:13
The time like stop here long time ago, nice to see people here are still living in traditional style, nice relaxing and harmonious street view, distinct photo, good shoot.
ManuMay (36287) 2011-02-08 22:12
What a charming place!!
This is the real life too!! So different than the one we live...
Excellent light and colours, a epecial mood really well captured and a great note yours...The quality on textures and colours, and the great light management are superb...Good work!!
Have a nice day...
PJE (20758) 2011-02-09 6:24
Hello Abmdsudi. This photo is very interesting because of the characters, and of high quality on account of the wonderful lighting. Personally I am showing concern for the sheep's square footage of grazing. I think I would have entitled the photo..Need More Grass! Excellent work.
patdeph (35748) 2011-02-09 23:38
very nice and quiet scene in a village of Nepal,under a wonderful light that gives all the beauty of this picture!I hope to go back to Nepal in april.
daddo (27756) 2011-02-10 3:05
Salam Abmdsudi. I just love this photo in which I detect your love for humanity in all its richness and variety. And as usual the light is wonderful, especially here in how it lights up the people who seem to be enjoying the sun's warmth and each others company.Even the sheep has its moment in the sun. A fine capture dear friend. Salam to you.Klaudio.
BennyV (20213) 2011-02-10 4:15
Ah, on the sunny side of the street. What a way to start the day!
Nice picture, lovely pov, good work again.
hispic (9652) 2011-02-10 19:39
A daily life in the morning alley is superbly captured with the perfect composition. Light is truly beautiful. A sheep feeding breakfast plays a very nice role, i like it. Beautiful work.
Have a nice day, Hisashi
Angshu (56760) 2011-02-13 5:19
The best thing for me here is the light! Your exposure has been spot on given the areas equally in shade & light. Neat diagonal which increases the depth. The casualness of the atmosphere is there to see, as the ladies enjoy their morning gossip. Interesting to see the sheep amongst the ladies :-). Nice daily life image in excellent warm light. Well done my friend!
adramad (48904) 2011-02-13 12:18
A wonderful picture, which shows a very real picture of everyday life, is a very beautiful scene with all the naturalness and charm of life in the country.
Wonderful management of the brightness that gives us a picture with a good mix of shadows and light. The color is also beautiful. A great job.
Good start to week. Best regards.
delpeoples (59684) 2011-02-14 0:02
An interesting and very dymanic street scene. Fantastic colours, beautifully rendered people and animals and I like hte diagonal lines.
Nice work, TFS and I wish you a beautiful day
macjake (71721) 2011-02-16 12:34
I can see why you were so captivated by this scene.
the daily life portrayal here is superb!
love the animal caught in between the people, and the people themselves are just lounging around enjoying the company of the others.
sacavem (18620) 2011-02-19 12:04
Excellent compo and POV, very nice colours, and beautiful light.Great picture of streetlife.
Waylim (25436) 2011-02-20 14:41
Excellent daily life shot, I love it, it feels like I was walking down this alley along side you. I always like this type of images, that show what the local residents do in their daily life, just casually gossip and talk about anything. The presence of the goat makes it kind of a funny moment.
Great details and nice management of the strong contrast light between shadow and light. Wonderful and rich color and culturally interesting image. Thanks.
jmdias (67861) 2011-03-14 2:46
a fabulous image of the daily life, we can enjoy this moment with them. precious framing and the light is so special that is like a focus under the personages. perfect compo. TFS
Kielia (24077) 2011-06-20 9:47
another interesting and exciting place that you have captured excellently. Your POV works very well and the management of the light is outstanding. As already mentioned, it is the excellent perspective that makes this scenery very attractive! I also love mood you have caught. My compliments for this wonderful daily life impression!
kiks (12759) 2012-09-24 6:32
Living in at a crowded country with so many rules as the Nederlands is so nice to see the easy gooing way of life in other country's. Of course is hard working there but the relaxing moments like this one you captured are so nice and basic. Love the light on the image: very warm and peacful.
dale54 (8768) 2013-01-17 9:54
abmdsudi hi,what a peacefull scene,getting some sun.very nice light,and POV! nice. dr
KristinsCamera (2384) 2013-08-09 20:21
Rich in color saturation, beautiful light, unusual and charming street scene... wow.
Such a feast for the eyes :) How amazing that people sit on their little mats outside their houses and just chat with their neighbors, while the sheep munches on a tiny, tiny little space of grass... This is a wonderful photograph, you have such an amazing eye for the magic of the everyday moments, Abmdsudi!
Thank you for sharing this ~