Sister and brother in a wooden hut in front of Annapurna South.
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sam (897) 2002-10-31 17:52
You captured the children with good poses and engaging expressions, and the silouetted hut makes a great frame--I love how the roof line creates a feathered edge. (And are those the Himalayas in the background?) What I don't like is the ultra-high contrast and blown color saturation. It looks far too artificial and unnatural to my eye, especially the skin tones.
adam (860) 2002-10-31 18:01
This is a really powerful image with the mountains in the background and the look of the girl at left. Great representation of "Nepal" for me.
pirulesco (1961) 2002-11-15 5:42
For me this is a very impressive photo... I particularly like the Himalaya in the background and the two figures in front of it.
amanda (226) 2003-02-18 17:13
Agree with Sam. Fantastic shot, love the expression of the children & the composition of the shot. The only thing letting it down is the colour saturation for the skin tones.
smael (2878) 2003-08-02 11:45
Very nice moment, but I also agree with the previous comments about saturation.
What could be interesting is a crop of only the girl to the left.
numahr (350) 2003-11-26 8:55
They look like guarding the montain from a watchtower... ;) well seen!
clodreno (0) 2003-12-04 10:18
Very nice picture. It's simply beautiful...
mikhalych (1319) 2003-12-04 10:32
For me the oversaturation works well, and I don't think that real skin color of these children is very pale - they live in harsh environment with lots of sun and wind.
Red chair on blue, yellow bars on black... beautiful!
marcchia (210) 2004-01-26 19:21
Powerful shot with the mountains behind. It would be better if you can lower the contrast. The colors seem to overpowering.
Tom1971 (25) 2004-02-12 13:20
I wonder how this would work as 2 seperate images (split down the middle)?
jiekuan (332) 2004-12-21 5:02
KevRyan (22952) 2004-12-26 18:00
I feel likr there's a balance to be found here between meaning and execution - the strong (almost primary colours) against a black frame make the picture and emphasise the appeal of the main subject being two children. However, the colour emphasis does spoil the naturalness of the shot. I think it could do with sharpening also.
kivar (136) 2005-02-18 12:39
love that shot. the composition is great and the people seem to have a different live than us. I would like to be there and to do a picture like yours. well done!
iGirl (1223) 2006-10-02 12:27
I like the composition, with the high contrast and black framing. The background of the dramatic blue sky is wonderful. Although high contrast is not best for every situation, I think it works well here.
Thanks for sharing!
kri54 (1515) 2007-03-16 4:17
très bel instant, plein contrastes et d'emotion
haybelg (631) 2008-02-13 12:24
A striking image: beautifull natural frame around it and a splendid and very strong blue in the background.
But colours seem somewhat exagerated and contrast too high. Maybe due to scanning of a slide ?
- Copyright: Ruchan Ziya (rziya) (542)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2001-02-27
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 50E, Sigma 70-300
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Nepal - Tibet - India
- Theme(s): kid's life, les gens [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2002-10-31 17:11
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