Part of the old Dutch canal that runs from Columbo south through Negombo. I couldn't find out much about it, even from the locals. It was constructed to transport cinnamon in the 17th century. Beautiful piece of architecture and boat trips are available....after a bit of searching around.
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Royaldevon (25964) 2012-04-03 0:29
Good Morning Chris,
A lovely pov, directing into the distance by way of the shimmering, reflective, green waters. The bridge becomes a natural focal point, separating the f/g and the b/g. The bowing trees, creating a natural border, assist in channelling the viewer into this verdant experience.
Who wouldn't want to join this boat trip!!
Have a lovely day,
dta (62472) 2012-04-03 0:44
Hello Chris ,
A splendid picture . I like the perspective that leads to the bridge . A simple one , but an important element of the composion . With the little boats , and , of course , the superb lush tropical vegetation .
Miguel82 (19493) 2012-04-03 3:28
Very colorful place looking like the kerala backwaters
nice picture, good quality
Sergiom (53895) 2012-04-03 5:43
J'aime beaucoup cette composition. Le regard suit le petit canal dans l'image et observe tout ce qui se passe sur les rives dans toute cette verdure .
cornejo (27531) 2012-04-03 9:08
Hi Chris, very good photo of this charming canal, surrounded by lush nature.
Very good job excellently done, my compliments for it my friend. Good afternoon and happy week. Tfs.
jlbrthnn (79791) 2012-04-04 14:48
Nature is beautiful, especially the palm trees. Sharpness and depth are amazing. Reflection, light, colors are excellent. Bravo.
ChrisJ (94532) 2012-04-05 4:56
A lovely tropical scene with the reflected coconut palms & the bridge positioned nicely near the vanishing point. The dual sides of the stream or canal add nice linear perspective. The boats at right are a superb addition. Tfs!
bartekp (4746) 2012-04-05 10:50
Great place You found. I like POV and composition.
Very good colors and light.
lgir (6785) 2012-04-08 8:33
I like the rendering of this composition, where the colors and contrasts gives a great depth to this beautiful view.
Very good work
ikeharel (51573) 2012-09-14 7:49
A calm canal boating here, looks as a fine way to relax and enjoy the scenery, Chris.
The place is lavish green, and yopu managed fine light under the tree's shades, also good DOF through it's length.
Have a nice weekend,
npecanhuk (60270) 2013-01-18 14:51
Special regards to the colors, exposure, chosen pov and composition!
TFS - congrats,
- Copyright: Chris Chafer (sandpiper) (6788)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-03-15
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K100D Super, ISO 400
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/500 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-04-02 22:31
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