Chinatown of Singapore with a Buddhism temple in the background. It is a view along the Temple street. For Europeans like me it's an interesting and unknown world. Have look to the shops and you see things never seen before.
Singapore's Chinatown is an ethnic neighbourhood featuring distinctly Chinese cultural elements and a historically concentrated ethnic Chinese population. Chinatown is located within the larger district of Outram. As the largest ethnic group in Singapore is Chinese, composing approximately 75% of the population, Chinatown is considerably less of an enclave than it once was. However, the district does retain significant historical and cultural significance. Large sections of it have been declared national heritage sites officially designated for conservation by the Urban Redevelopment Authority.
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mikolaj_kawa (0) 2009-12-09 1:22
Hello Achim! Do You know "Chinatown" by Roman Polanski? Amazing district. Wonderful colours. Very good POV and DOF. Original shot. Well done!
Budapestman (82620) 2009-12-09 1:31
an attractive street shot with spectacular composition, I like the vivid colours and the atmosphere of the photo, the depth is superb, Tfs! Have a nice day!
ManuMay (36273) 2009-12-09 1:51
Nice view...There is Chinatowns everywhere!!
This time your special point of view provides a nice view, filled on colours and leading our view to street end... with a very good DOF...
Have a nice week...
dip (23890) 2009-12-09 2:12
ein schönes Bild,klar und gut scharf,
ich mag die bunte Häuser im Vordergrund,
macondo (19670) 2009-12-09 2:16
Great sharp picture of these colourful buildings, reminding me of my recent visits to Singapore. I stayed in a small historic hotel in this street - the Inn on Temple Street, I think it was called - a couple of years ago. Excellent angle of view and lovely colours; the DOF is really good.
Miha2ou7 (5162) 2009-12-09 3:03
That`s a really nice photo, although the frame to me as a bit of an exaggeration. In any case, a good contrast between the old and the new, with a really nice mix of colorful facades. Technically very clean. Looks like a neat street.
rodgerg (55767) 2009-12-09 4:37
POV and framing very well collected for this nice coloured shot. Imga erich in details well collected. Good balalnce in the composition in differents plans. Very interetsing post, very nice shot.
Giorgio (11279) 2009-12-09 5:01
- Beautiful composition Achim, very well coloured and framed, contrast between ancient and modern architecture, well done!
pierrefonds (68143) 2009-12-09 5:43
The diagonal line of the street is an asset to the composition. The prsence of the people has an effect of scale. The point of view is allowing me to see the details and colors of the architecture of the buildings. The subject is well framed. Have a nice day.
Silvio1953 (146725) 2009-12-09 6:18
Ciao Achim, beautiful perspective on lovely facades with splendid colors, wonderful composition, very well done, ciao Silvio
ChrisJ (116108) 2009-12-09 6:56
A good daily life streetscene from Singapore, with punchy light contrast & good colour & sharpness. Tfs!
Gerrit (52097) 2009-12-09 7:54
a wonderful colorful street with beautiful houses while the high buildings are rising all around.
besnard (56645) 2009-12-09 9:14
Une belle image nette et colorée. Les promeneurs ajoutent de l'animation.
Merci pour le partage et bonne soirée.
Cricri (121273) 2009-12-09 9:47
Une vue intéressant des bâtiments passant du moderne a l'ancien, des styles très différents et très colorées, et c'est très joli
Good evening for you
Fis2 (100734) 2009-12-09 12:36
Good frame and perspective.
I like the colors and sharpness.
ymrk (15085) 2009-12-09 13:42
Very colorful and perfect at the same time..And you had thought professionally to take of the walking persons.Regards :)
bukitgolfb301 (42966) 2009-12-09 13:42
Hello my dear Achim
This is an another great and impressive shot!
Perfect framework and nice proportion and best color coordination are so admirable as usual. Long focus approach is best choice in this case, so impressive!
Congratulation on your masterpiece!
Thanks for sharing and best regards,
Have a good day!
Graal (103034) 2009-12-09 23:40
an interesting colorful street. Good composition. Fine perspective and details of architecture. Well presentation. I like it.
Nicou (145224) 2009-12-10 0:44
superbe cadrage sur ces facades colorées, elle sot toutes de couleurs différentes, tu passe en revue un pastel complet de couleurs, grandiose iamge viviante.
Bravo et amitié
PixelTerror (0) 2009-12-10 5:56
Too bad you got such a sky, otherwise this corner is very pleasant and the brightly colored houses make me think of Ireland
Have a nice day JY
xuaxo (6846) 2009-12-10 14:50
This is somewhat a surprise to see a Chinatown in Singapore, because I had the idea that the population of the city is a mix of Malay, Chinese, etc, therefore with Chinese all over the city, without a separated Chinatown district.
Very nice, colorful view.
paura (47186) 2009-12-11 2:33
Essas cores todas propiciaram um interessante efeito cromático. Linda fotografia.
westcoastgirl1 (666) 2009-12-11 3:02
Great colour and clarity in this daily life shot.
I like the mixture of architecture here.
:( Too bad the sky was so grey/overexposed.
Excellent frame and write-up.
nirvana73 (0) 2009-12-11 3:36
very nice place
i like architecture and colors too
thanks for sharing and explanations
Leconte (5795) 2009-12-13 5:29
Incredible architectural contrast, vivid colors and bright, beautiful perspective and great composition, great sharpness,
AiresSantos (56155) 2009-12-13 23:59
Fine perspective of this colourful buildinds and typical eastern architecture
I like your POV, very good sharpness and details
Have a nice week
shevchenko (20548) 2009-12-15 23:05
Nice colorful old shop lots, the roof top in traditional style is the sight attraction, distinct photo in a cloudy day, good captured to some walking people, thanks for sharing the quite and car less street view.
jafadabret (56501) 2009-12-17 7:37
Cette perspective haute en couleurs se laisse bien admirer. Le temple au second plan fait bonne impression. Dommage que le ciel n'ait pas été de la partie !
Amical salut !
Emile (20352) 2009-12-21 9:25
Magnificent photo with bright colors of the facades of houses, very good sharpness and details. Superb shot of a daily life in Chinatown. Very well captured.
marietom (34609) 2009-12-22 15:23
Nice composition, with nice colors.
Juzo (4203) 2010-01-10 4:56
Very charming area, Singapore looks so clean. I like the colours and thanks for sharing this interesting area.
planetphotoet13 (1099) 2010-01-21 15:55
Very beautifull photo and very interesting and rare too, because we can see a Chinatown in the Cingapure tow with a great and beautifull Buddhism temple with collors houses and the buildings in the back side, wonderfull photo, congratulations!!! and TFS,
hugs from Brazil,
- Copyright: Achim Fried (John_F_Kennedy) (43669)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-06-16
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon 350 D
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: 2007/06 Singapore, Australia
- Date Submitted: 2009-12-09 1:19