First of all I am glad to have this opportunity to post the bigger size photos. Thanks to the Moderators.
And little bit of an encyclopedic information about Colombo. You see the night view of this city.
ISO 200, tripod, Shutter speed 8 sec. I think you'd like it.
Colombo is the largest city and the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Sri Lanka. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte suburb or the parliament capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo is also the administrative capital of Western Province, Sri Lanka and the district capital of Colombo District. Colombo is often referred to as the capital since Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is a satellite city of Colombo. Colombo is a busy and vibrant place with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins with a population of about 752,993 in the city limits. It was the political capital of Sri Lanka, before Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.
Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. It was made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815, and its status as capital was retained when the nation became independent in 1948. In 1978, when administrative functions were moved to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo was designated as the commercial capital of Sri Lanka.
Like many cities, Colombo's urban area extends well beyond the boundaries of a single local authority, encompassing other municipal and urban councils such as Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte Municipal Council, Dehiwala Mount Lavinia Municipal Council, Kolonnawa Urban Council and Kotikawatte Mulleriyawa Pradeshiya Sabha. The main city is home to a majority of Sri Lanka's corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. Famous landmarks in Colombo include the Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, Mount Lavinia beach as well as the National Museum.
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danos (96051) 2014-01-13 9:25
fascinating the night view of the town,with the colouful reflections to create a beautiful optical effect.I like the quality of the scene with the buildings to dominating the area.
claudeD (37772) 2014-01-13 10:11
very interesting night picture from Colombo with a very good light managment. I like the shot very much.
dkmurphys (57025) 2014-01-13 11:32
Spectacular night show there. This city looks very attractive. Well taken.
lousat (89128) 2014-01-13 14:50
Hi Serghei,your best pic till now in your short serie from Sri Lanka,no doubts.Magnificent night pic taken with the best quality as possible,perfect exposure,great details,bright colors and fantastic reflection on the water like a colorful carpet in this long exposure,very well done!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
photoray (13967) 2014-01-13 16:17
I am attracted to the multiple colors mirrored in the night water, like painting strokes.
krzychu30 (15512) 2014-01-14 0:08
modern face of Sri Lanka?
I must admit it looks beautiful!
Especially all these colorful lights reflecting in completely black water surface.
Beautiful and very expressive composition!
Have a nice day
RhodieIke (11744) 2014-01-14 1:56
Trust you are well, great capture of this interesting Colombo city scene.
Super clean crisp and colourful night photo, well done. Tfs.
Nicou (138980) 2014-01-14 2:46
_quelle vue e tiamge sueprbe captage e timage quel reflet et iamge fantastique édiffice sueprbe image avec ces lumirèes mervielleux.
Bravo et amitié
Noel_Byrne (30071) 2014-01-14 4:41
The wonder of trekearth, we open our eyes to the world and this is a brilliant example of that. The skyline of this city is beautiful, and the colors, they truly are wonderful. The reflection is so calm and created a watery neon rainbow which looks amazing in the inky blackness of the water. Beautiful composition, and I very happy to learn of this great place.
Thanks as always
Sergiom (76248) 2014-01-14 5:43
J'aime beaucoup cette longue exposition qui donne un très bel aspect à l'eau qui ressemble à de la glace sur laquelle patinerait les différentes formes lumineuses multicolores.
eldancer1 (36343) 2014-01-14 7:39
Wow! Awesome capture of this nocturnal scene! Love the colors of the buildings and the reflections on the water. Very well done, tfs.
My photo of the two egret was taken early in the morning on manual so the background which was in the shadow appear dark.
ManuMay (36097) 2014-01-14 10:37
I see your 7D Works really well...good wokrs on good hands!! ;)
Excellent night shot, where lights are as good as colours, fine details and extra reflections, very beautiful place...
Graal (102446) 2014-01-14 11:12
nice picture done by night. Very nice palette of colors and reflections. Fine presentation from Colombo.
Have a good health and nice evening.
Miguel82 (27670) 2014-01-14 11:19
Dobryi vetcher Sergheï, this is a pleasant view of Colombo the capital city by night with nice hues and lights as ufos! I like the high towers, excellent resolution, spokoïnoï notchi, do skorovo
siamesa (28117) 2014-01-14 13:20
Boa noite Serghei
Superb capture of the dance of these colored lights.
A wonderful image.
aleXundar (1256) 2014-01-15 10:26
A fabulous night shot it is! Colors, clarity and composition - wonderful. And what an outstanding exposure control! Great execution.
I like the water and lights thereon.
Thanks for sharing this spectacular image.
Ninello52 (7576) 2014-01-19 9:09
Very beautiful reflections of the colors and lights magnified the water! Also good sharpness, beautiful night scene!
mcmtanyel (21313) 2014-01-19 22:23
Pretty colors and lovely reflections in the night. Congratulations and TFS.
Kamilutka (8105) 2014-01-23 3:10
very nice cityscape and superb light management. The colorful tones on the water add plenty of interest to the whole image and make it more special than just another night shot. Very good sharpness and well chosen POV to show wide panorama.
Thanks for sharing
mkamionka (35564) 2014-01-28 4:16
thanks for sharing this exotic place with us. I have heard about this town but never seen any photo so it is interesting to discover it first time.
Lovely night photo, I always prefer dark blue instead of black sky but this does have some unique atmosphere too.. The colorful reflections are real highlights of the composition.
Very well done!
adores (44813) 2014-02-01 6:57
I guess we don't see many photos of Colombo here. It's a nice night shot, I like the colourful lights and reflections. I see you had a great time in Sri Lanka, need to go there on eof these years:)!
jmdias (62891) 2014-04-23 1:22
a nice use of this colors and reflections. it is the first time I see an image of this town. nice result.