A sunset at Corong-Corong El, Nido Palawan.
The kids were playing alongside the beach. Apparently, they saw me pointing the camera at them so they put up a "show" to my delight.
Nobody has marked this note useful
Critiques | Translate
SchwebagMike (1490) 2006-10-31 12:54
That's a great shot, full of life ... just adore it :))
ninaL (21348) 2006-10-31 12:54
Perfect composition, light, colors and reflects. Regards.
picardo (2459) 2006-10-31 12:56
I think it is a fantastic capture with perfect background. Excelent job and lucky you to shoot this funny kids..;)
djanloo (422) 2006-10-31 12:59
this is a majestic shot!
great composition indeed. one of my all times favourites o TE!
it's a pity but i think i've finished for 1st time my daily 15 smiles..
i try or i'll vote again tomorrow!
isabela_sor (47744) 2006-10-31 12:59
This is going into my favorites folder!!!!!!Special atmosphere because of the colors,mystic light and the interesting silhouettes. Real pleasure to the eye. Good catch!
All the best
eleparc (24063) 2006-10-31 13:04
a classic but still an axcellent one playing with the reflections, the shadows... and the movements of the kids!
pustki1 (97) 2006-10-31 13:17
That's a great photo. Perfect for me.
baba_flies (8829) 2006-10-31 13:19
Dear Manuel ... even with the dark clouds there is so much happyness, so much life in your photo. Wonderful. Magic. I love it. Barbara.
Framboisilla (5277) 2006-10-31 13:19
Superbe photo, j'adore ! Ces cinq gamins en ombres chinoises sur fond de ciel nuageux et leurs reflets dans l'eau, tout ça avec de magnifiques contrastes ! Bravo.
anducina (8407) 2006-10-31 13:25
Superb composition and light. Very, very good. Absolutely amazing.
chriswhitley (2027) 2006-10-31 14:14
Super shot. The light, the silhouettes, the reflections, the beautiful backdrop. Very well captured. Chris
ndb1958 (9289) 2006-10-31 14:21
Amazing shot, Manuel. These silhouettes are beautiful and full of life. Great lightning and a wonderful background of these islands. Like a dreamworld. Nino
Photo65Net (43120) 2006-10-31 14:26
Very impressive pic.
Great moment you captured, and incredible jump synchronized jump and reflects.
Ulishna (2268) 2006-10-31 14:31
great work! It's brilliant in my favorits, really.
darrasin (2860) 2006-10-31 14:45
Hello Manuel! What a joyful scene you captured here. The silhouetted shapes of the children are all very clear against the sky, so your timing was very good. And of course the reflection just really adds icing onto the cake. Well done.
teutza (10590) 2006-10-31 15:05
it's always a pleasure to watch your great moments!!
Burnham (2428) 2006-10-31 15:18
Beautiful Manny! Especially the girl on the right, she looks like a ballet dancer, always a pleasure to see your images...
scalerman (26900) 2006-10-31 15:31
Manny: something definitely divergent from your normal portrait style. This is a VERY creative shot with lots of action. A fine addition to TE. regards, c
agbonavita (0) 2006-10-31 16:16
Que bela foto Manuel, uma das mais belas que já vi aqui no TE. Que sorte você deu com as crianças brincando e o melhor ficando com uma silhueta e reflexos perfeitos!
Parabéns pela foto
Sorry, I read your name, I think you are portuguese. :D Let translate to english. What a great shto, one of most pretty have seen in TE. Mch luck the children playing infront of you, you captured it very well with nice silhuetes and reflection.
leo61 (0) 2006-10-31 16:22
The poses of the kids remains me to some graphic work of Keith Harring.Excellent nearly B&W composition and a great contrast of the perfect sharp silhouettes with the wonderful light in the background.The reflections are perfect too.
Thanks for a new favourite.
leiju (1697) 2006-10-31 17:34
Ok, that's it. That's too much beauty from you for a lifetime :D
What a simply blissful and perfect picture! The silhouettes are so crisp and clean, the reflection better than what could ever be set up and the scenery simply heavenly. What could one say? Not much more than: perfect :D
Thank You for sharing this moment of Joy!
vincz (19113) 2006-10-31 18:10
What a great shot! The light. the life, the reflections of life! Wonderful job. Compiment!
Mistral (15402) 2006-10-31 19:28
another beautiful poetic shot!
Ashtonishing colours with great clouds background and reflections...
vapours (8264) 2006-10-31 21:42
What a beautiful moment caught Manuel. The sharpness, silhouettes and the reflection are all perfect. One of the best shots from recent times on TE. Great work.
somkiat (1104) 2006-10-31 21:48
great work! i really like this shot.
perfect photo at front shot of kids jumping, that combined with very fascinating background and reflection.
goodwill (4226) 2006-11-01 3:38
Beautiful Composition dear Manuel.
How many shots did you take to reach this excillence?
A superb atmoshphere and the play of light and the sillhoutees is ey pleasing.
The diagonal perspective makes it a treat to watch and the reflections in the water add another feather in the beauty crown of your shot.
Very Well Done.
Clochette (8076) 2006-11-01 5:15
Hi Manuel !
Yeaaaaah great pleasure for me ! I've always loved silhouettes, so this pic speaks to me ;-)
Excellent scene, beautiful tones, I love it !
dolin (15703) 2006-11-01 5:22
Ces silhouettes en suspensation dans les airs, c'est tout simplement magnifique.
J'adore cette gestion de la lumière, ces reflets, ce timing,....tout est là !
partha (14020) 2006-11-01 8:05
Its really a great shot. How can u captured those children all with different mode of enjoyment? The pic is full of life and the reflection adds a very good effect.
An award winning shot.
lilimih33 (9918) 2006-11-01 8:07
Wow! Hello Manuel! Incredibil wonderful picture! Fantastic colours and composition! Excelent done! Lili
designsoul (21492) 2006-11-01 11:32
This is simply POETRY in itself...
am speechless, Manuel...
Cannot say anything, it would blasphemize what I feel.
Into my favs.
will be back.
Speedie (118) 2006-11-01 12:46
J'adore cette photo, elle est magnifique avec les enfants qui ont l'air heureux et les rayons de soleil splendides en arrière.
michel_r (1118) 2006-11-01 13:51
You managed it so very well Manny! Definitely full of life. Thumbs up!
travellingtales (107) 2006-11-01 20:32
Brillient mate. A perfect shot :-)
valkyrie (84) 2006-11-01 21:28
what a beautiful, beautiful picture! great hues. nice framing. love that reflection in the water. and it's so full of life! great job
bubujuju (1160) 2006-11-02 3:22
Cette image est vraiment une réussite, ces silhouettes et leurs reflets se confondent également avec ce beau ciel chargé .Enfin, l'attitude des enfants dynamise vraiment ton image . bravo
arnab_thokder (63) 2006-11-03 4:02
What to say boss? You are the best. And this is one of the best photos in Trek earth.
eversmile (11636) 2006-11-03 8:25
Composition, light, reflections, sharpness, scenery... everything is amazing, with a lot of energy. Compliments.
Lore007 (211) 2006-11-04 16:25
I'm breathless, this picture is really extraordinary! Right into my favorites. thanks for letting us see the world through your lens
dvlazar (6644) 2006-11-06 3:43
What a perfect freeze frame of these kids. Each pose is just great... how do you do it? The reflection, the sunrays, its all perfect. This one is for the favourites.
peco85 (921) 2006-11-09 4:01
Fantastic view! Lovely light and such siluettes that is full of life is not a everyday photo! Great atmosphere once again! Good job
nialap (591) 2006-11-09 15:19
This one is just too crazy !! And what about the kids, you would ask actors to do that you couldn't reach this pictural effect. This one you could frame it and put it on your living room's wall. Chapeau bas, Mr. Manuel !
lasscor (7640) 2006-11-09 16:33
Wonderful dynamic sunset composition, full of happyness and life.
mdetay (4865) 2006-11-11 18:37
I like your portrait of life in Palawan.
Good POV and use of B/W.
Cheers from Hong Kong.
rozy975 (3047) 2006-11-11 18:46
I have no words to write here.
What a joy to look at your photos.
Baileys (667) 2006-11-12 17:51
thanks for making my day with this photo! The joyful atmosphere of this make me smile, it's amazing how different is the pose of each of those kids. Simply wonderful photography! Hanna
stevep (556) 2006-11-13 8:01
I love 'in your face sun' shots, and this photo is magic.
thank you Manny,
brevbrev14 (140) 2006-11-14 10:15
Manny, also this shot gives to me so great emotions!
just wonderful and no other words!
marietom (34609) 2006-11-21 16:41
Un régal, ta galerie !
Rosita (76) 2006-12-05 16:30
Manny, it is a delight to go through your pages of photos and awe and aaaah at them. To me each of your photos is just plain wonderful and a joy to see. If you ever publish a book let me know, I will buy it!. With great respect and admiration, Rosita
rchristiansmith (228) 2006-12-10 17:12
What a celebration of life...and fine photography. Kudos, Manuel.
Philippe (11836) 2006-12-19 4:15
Hi, Manuel. A wonderful shot with a well-chosen title. These boys are full of energy and life. The silhouettes that stand out against the splendid seascape have been caught at the right moment, when all the boys but one were in mid-air. The reflections in the puddleadd to the interest of the scene. A really great shot.
lu_muratori (618) 2006-12-21 13:49
Wow Wow wow, this is sooooo cool! I just love the whole composition and the reflection. The colours are great too... Gourgeous shot!
Ina (2687) 2006-12-26 15:37
Wow what a fine and joyful picture... I love the strong silhouets and the perfect reflections in the water... Light , colors and composition are all in top... TFS and a merry christmas to you... Ina...
techninja (0) 2007-03-09 0:17
Great shot Manny - I just joined TE - this place is great! I know where I saw this first :) All I'll say is 7.3909. Amazing photograph bro.
excited (143) 2007-03-09 0:55
thta is just awesome! it almost looks sepia but there seems to be blue and black and white in the sky,thanks
MarieAnge (524) 2007-03-09 4:22
This one is... well, perfect !
Great composition, good subject, good choice of colors in post-processing. Congratulations.
Kristo (543) 2007-03-14 13:54
Good composition with great reflections on the water...
Favorite Photo ;-)
kseng76 (144) 2007-03-17 22:27
breathtaking pic Manuel..wonderful silhouette..superb composition as well..the sepia is just the perfect colour..thank you for sharing..
3 cheers from India
papiyasourav (54) 2007-04-19 9:19
great candid shot. the cloud and background light,reflection everything is adding drama. it is full of life. thanks for sharing.
tomauer (316) 2007-04-19 10:01
very nice scene, I really like the lighting, reflection, detail, POV.. wow i like everything about this one! Looks like a happy place, I wish i could go home to the Philippines! hehehe.
thanks for sharing!
patdeph (35748) 2007-04-27 7:05
waohhh!Great,great ,great!!!The cloudy sky,the position of the kids,the reflection in the water and the wonderful light,everything is perfect.Congratulations.
sarahnatalie (697) 2007-04-30 19:29
One of the best photos I have ever seen in my life. I mean it. Incredible!!!
Thank you for this,
michaelalvarezp (169) 2007-04-30 19:31
Really good photo,
thanks for share,
Luciana (2269) 2007-04-30 23:24
Ver isso fez meu dia melhor...
Abraço e obrigada por compartilhar,
shayes (499) 2007-05-01 0:14
Many Many Many...you keep impressing me. The lighting and reflection in this photo is just beautiful. Thanks for sharing!
Shilpa (71) 2007-05-01 0:32
awesome, u have the perfect light in the background to showcase such energy :)
avishek_khan (544) 2007-05-01 0:45
Splendid! The caption could have been 'The Children of God'. The cloud, the reflection, the childrn amidst nature - everything is so perfect!
AnneCanon (64) 2007-05-17 14:32
Suspended in time, these children silhouettes are amazing. You were lucky to be a spectator and photographer of such a beautiful show. The timing is perfect and the light is gorgeous. I wish I could have such a beautiful photo in my gallery. AM
SetApart (56) 2007-05-18 8:31
I just love your photography. You hve a wonderful gift not only to get all the technical stuff. But there is such a genuine purity in your photos. there is a real warmth and emotion in the pictures you take.
Just a question did you edit this, by making the profiles of the children darker? if not it is a wonderful shot, the light in the background and the forground starkly contrast the childrens figures.
noborders (1010) 2007-06-02 4:22
Absolutely brilliant !
maphoto (8082) 2007-06-17 16:30
Just to had my thought on your picture...everything as been said, great picture, very creative, full of joy, well done manuel !
Soumya (138) 2007-07-11 11:00
wonderful, wonderful..what else one can comment..atleast I cant. great shot, great composition..thanks for sharing.
pieczorin (154) 2007-07-11 11:11
confess, what did you give to those kids to jump in this particular place and manner:) anyhow, magnificent capture!
papatya (59) 2007-07-20 23:49
Really nice shot! Contrast of B/W is wonderful! I like it a lot!
sotiris_k (838) 2007-07-23 12:47
I envy your photo Manuel... it's technically perfect and also full of joy!!!
yopiefranz (128) 2007-09-03 1:31
This is a superb photo.
Seb82 (2467) 2007-09-21 13:06
excellent photo , superb light!!
and what an amazing exposition and subject!!
Nordavind (539) 2007-09-22 12:22
nihanneke (57) 2007-10-04 14:15
Amazing picture, very beautiful!
JPeixe (92) 2007-10-17 13:07
Grande momento!Composição muito boa!
pracas (511) 2007-11-06 2:18
Beautiful and a great moment
pvenkatesh (57) 2007-11-28 23:54
fantastic composition with full of life, great shot , thanks for sharing,
amzamz (891) 2007-11-30 0:29
I love this one! Just unreal... Three powers, the sun, the clouds and humans! Very symbolic, too. Congratulations!
genepy (318) 2007-12-23 8:06
Simply beautiful !
Niebaotan (300) 2008-01-14 7:43
This is in every aspect an amazing picture. Great composition, colors and lightning. Great, great work!
Cutajar (285) 2008-01-21 11:29
Katkat (30) 2008-02-01 12:20
very nice shot...i like it very much :)
PrOmYk (24) 2008-02-03 4:29
It was very good idea to darken this foto so it is dominated by shapes: of children and mountains...
ayansadhu (1502) 2008-02-08 23:33
This is a great shot Manuel but sorry dear I'm out of :)'lys today, however the composition, exposure, placement of the subject boys all adds to the image only
Kudos to your ability...well done
Tobias__Ortmann (2638) 2008-02-23 6:41
this picture is just amaing I feel very happy when I see that great colours and very good depth
fantastic shot really.
The reflections are very nice too
best regards from germany Toba
Blairfraser (849) 2008-03-28 15:18
Hello again Manuel.
Just incredible! I can't belive how well you have captured this scene. I like everything about it is flawless! The colours, composition, reflection, silhouettes, just everything is great.
Thank you so much for sharing this amazing picture.
Xalkida (11744) 2008-04-16 0:14
What to say and what to write. This photo is so outstanding that I have no words to write about it! A diamond! Well done my friend.
Sne011 (3084) 2008-05-29 7:38
Oh wow! Perfect!!
marcocig (781) 2008-05-31 13:41
Just wonderful, how could you find such a great place with that great opportunity to get reflection, with thosw people making that nice gestures????
Adrique (609) 2008-10-23 1:34
Great. Wonderful "actors", light + a superb composition with the reflection make this shot a photo to remember. Very inspiring, though hard to achieve. But a copy will be never like the original.
A photo for at least 10 smileys. :-)
jib (103) 2008-10-23 2:07
superbe photo avec ces enfants dans l'ombre qui se refletent dans l'eau. Les contrastes et les couleurs du reflets et du ciel sont vraiment tres beaux.
zesopol (258) 2008-11-12 11:41
My favorite shot! Congratulations Manuel, you have a very good eye!
ze'sopol from Timor-Leste
redSue (183) 2008-11-14 6:08
Amazing photo! Every child has defferent joyful pose, it looks wonderful. The kids are realy full of life:) Regards
tulipan7 (762) 2008-12-22 11:38
Just yesterday I saw this photo on some other site and thought how incredible simple it looks and how I wouldn't be able to achieve something like that in million years! I also like grey-blueish color in the upper part and brownish color in the lower part (though I never would've thought those two colors go so well together!).
It's definitely one happy photo!!!
arkane (97) 2008-12-28 12:59
The title for the photo says it all...Extraordinary photo...Great timing, colours, details, everything...Just perfect!!! Regards, Marin.
DariaK (601) 2009-01-06 7:08
You deserve the million points you got for this.
moknowsphotos (119) 2009-01-19 11:29
A great photo. All the composition elements are here, especially: dark corners, good foreground (reflection), great background...water and mountains, without the kids is a nice shot, but they add a real focal point and your directions to all just at once was perfect. Sillhouttes makes viewer concentrate on the full image rather than the faces of the kids.
lraew (42) 2009-01-19 11:53
Excellent and majestic time of day. The drama of the black and white yields even more animation to the children!
Vasoula15 (128) 2009-01-19 11:58
Hi Manuel!I love this picture!
Realy great shot and full of life indeed!
aga77 (135) 2009-02-23 2:43
what a great photo full of joy and happiness.
vmukherjee (612) 2009-03-02 1:17
Amazing shot. I specially love the diea very much. Excellent use of silhouettes and tones. Thanks for sharing.
Dedsharp (18) 2009-03-02 1:37
Wow, impressive capture. Great in composition, momentum and color. And even more to my liking because I know this place from my holiday there. When you go there the children are so playful and full of joy, such an experience. Really a great shot.
fariischee (584) 2009-03-02 1:41
wat a great shioultte.. but still u kept the browns on the sand.
wojteczek (1158) 2009-03-09 13:10
Great shoot and Pov and everything in this photo
blindseeker (199) 2009-03-27 8:32
Nice Picture Manuel - as always ;)
balmikib (251) 2009-03-31 2:34
a brilliant composition. great use of ambient light and backdrop
madredeus (494) 2009-04-13 11:56
A great picture.
maniakmedic (10) 2009-05-14 12:43
I think the kids put on a show for the delight of us all. I love silhouettes and I'd have to say this is one of my favorites. Not only are the kids silhouetted against the bright background meeting of the sky and water, their reflections are transparent silhouettes, which I don't think I've ever seen before.
The composition is awesome. Yet another one of your pictures I'm jealous of.
CycleEyes (24) 2009-05-15 18:07
Hello Manuel, great moment caputred with nice exposure. No words, the image image justify by itself.
mar294 (38) 2009-06-29 5:52
Good idea with reflections!!!
seafetish (104) 2009-07-16 20:50
what a perfect timing! wonderful photo very intimate. simply beautiful ;)
congrats!thanks for sharing :)
maxmitzu (455) 2009-09-03 14:29
hello my friend,
what a great shot, extrordinary silouetes, awsome coloros and great mood. This should be in my favourites. It's very great your POV,.
Best regards from Romania
abintra (10) 2010-01-30 10:19
WOW! What a shot! I like everything! shadows, shapes, water, sky. Your fotos with people are magnificent! Bravo!
Timoshenko (12) 2010-03-24 4:45
nice shadows and reflections on the water.
kmangwani (338) 2010-04-02 20:22
This is a masterpiece, full of expression. all the five children convey an ecstatic appeal and you have to look at each of them in turn and come back again. There is so much in the frame. Fab Silhouette.
shaporty (6) 2010-04-22 16:56
I don't know what to say . just great .
Good for you
zybsan (124) 2010-06-19 10:54
Lovely and human. Nice.
satyakki (658) 2010-11-19 21:40
I have never seen a better depiction of life than this. Congrats for the shot. Light (silhouttes) managed very well. And the excellence in compositio with reflection in water is also captured very well.cheers,
selay22 (254) 2011-04-12 10:14
wonderful sky and perfect lighting
partha_de (87) 2011-05-31 23:28
This is just awesome... excellent shot...the composition, timing, contrast, sharpness are perfect...the reflection adds a extra dimension to this photograph...surely it's going be one of my favourites...thanks for sharing...great work !
HFASSOURAKIS (4) 2011-06-03 6:12
VERY HAPPY MOMENTS YOU GIVE US HERE
WITH SUPERB LIGHTEN
ebingul (1962) 2011-09-13 10:39
This is a "Hats off" photo.Silhouettes and their reflections are just awesome.Dark and cloudy sky is also very beautiful.İt's a colour photo with B&W perception.Well done and TFS.
RhodieIke (11742) 2012-04-26 22:23
Hi Manuel, Just came across your gallery and found this gem, Fantastic, love it, you were lucky they were in a showing off mood, well managed, Cheers Iain.
Pelje (597) 2012-07-05 2:56
a very very good composition!!
The kids in front the light, the dark cloudy sky and shadows below of them.
Greetings from Germany, Hubert
livermore (1629) 2012-10-19 1:43
Quelle belle photo!
Pleine de dynamisme et la gestion de la lumière est parfaite.
smash2707 (3320) 2012-12-08 17:41
Amazing silhouettes and their respective reflections! Excellent timing. TFS
risblis (312) 2013-01-19 3:12
amazing photo, congratulations!
Lydia Ao (15) 2013-04-25 5:14
Beautiful reflection and harmony of colours! I love your photography.
adidas5nb (5685) 2013-04-25 5:17
real magic.dont want to say anything more.
Indrasish (2925) 2013-06-11 1:09
Excellent shot.. Great silhouette.. Like the reflection of the children.. good sharpness and color too..
Very well done..
KristinsCamera (2373) 2013-07-29 20:04
this photo blows me away ~
it's so full of life and expression, all in sepia tones ~ just stunning!
i am late to the crowd that has gathered to admire this, but no less a sincere admirer of its exuberance and joy of life.
beautifully, beautifully captured!
fredon (5052) 2013-09-14 3:59
Amazing composition and decisive moment perfectly captured ! Very nice light and tones.
sar (34) 2014-01-15 22:38
It seems you are a painter.You know how contour the elements in the photo to be illustrative by color or shapes or senses.
your photos tell me about life...maybe real life
COSTANTINO (59905) 2014-01-15 22:44
I liked your original idea with the
black figures dancening through
perfectly executed indeed
- Copyright: Manuel Librodo (manny) (21833)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-10-26
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D 200, Nikkor 70-200
- Exposure: f/2.8
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): !Favorites I, TE's Favorites of the Year 2006, Favorites - portraits/people 01, * more favorite photos (I), Steliosk Favourites, More than 100, TRIPLE WOW number 2, Dehumanize/Rehumanize, My favorite photos (15) (Gatti Matti), mon hommage à l'Asie, Symmetry, Mitzu's favorites, Have a Fun Day (HAFD), More than 200 points to 300 – photos, mes favorites (2), More than 100 favorites...., Kasia's Favourites [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-10-31 12:52
- Favorites: 147 [view]