This is the Bohol Beach Club in Panglao Island, Bohol. This beach has a vast expanse of powdery white sand and shallow beach water. A very idyllic resort like a paradise where you would love to stay when you retire and do what Jim Gaffigan says, “a hammock is like a giant net for catching lazy people”....well, after years of hard work.
Note: Printed photo scanned. Date taken: February, 2004
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Sergiom (48884) 2013-11-26 5:10
Une belle invitation aux vacances. Je choisis le hamac le plus près pour profiter de l'ombre et de la vue. La perspective donne de la profondeur à la composition.
willperrett (4807) 2013-11-27 11:48
Good quality for a scanned print. Or did you scan the original negative? It pays to do so if you have access to a neg/slide scanner, as the 1st generation output from the camera is always better (sharper, less chance of dust and scratches) than any copy. But this is fine. And you're right: now I've retired, this is the sort of place I'd love to spend some time. Instead I go sailing...
thebest (4202) 2013-11-27 17:33
One hammock for you & one for me - sunnies, good book & some nice cold drinks!!!
What a fabulous place to wind down & enjoy the peaceful serene surroundings...
Love the play of light in your photo - casting the shadow of the palm trees.
Miguel82 (16568) 2013-11-27 23:51
I like that picture taken in a paradisiac place of Phillipines with an excellent light and colors,
have a nice day
Silvio1953 (109205) 2013-11-28 8:22
Ciao Michelle, lovely and relaxing composition with beautiful palms, wonderful natural colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
delpeoples (50263) 2013-12-01 4:37
Ho dear Mics
Ahh this has such a great feeling of tranquillity. I could easily picture myself in one of these hammocks with a good book and sipping a cocktail. I like the play of light and shadow, the colours and sharpness are excellent, particularly considering this is a 10 year old scan.
krzychu30 (14342) 2013-12-09 10:34
looks so tranquil and idyllic-like an invitation to spend there relaxing day.
I´m not retired like Will,but I´d love to laze around there too:)
siudzi (28965) 2014-01-06 0:52
Wow! What a beautiful summer scene you have found and photographed! Absolutely amazing one taken under the charming soft lights and great tonality. Well done! TFS!