This scene reminded me the Adventures of Mowgli of Rudyard Kipling. I think everyone knows the famous "The Jungle Book".
I took this photo on the road, somewhere between Negombo and Anuradhapura.
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COSTANTINO (66511) 2014-02-03 5:38
Hello my friend
original version indeed
How did you take this?you are right
that this scene reminds me the
Advenures of Mowgli of Rudyard Kipling
what a beautiful movie film
I loved it because I also love
have a nice evening
Silvio1953 (146613) 2014-02-03 6:27
Ciao Serghei, my today neighbour, great view of fascinating ruines, lovely composition with chimp in FG, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
berek (50504) 2014-02-03 9:03
composition very successful. I liked the timing and light management
I wish a good week.
jcpix (13930) 2014-02-03 14:19
If your intent was to create some added curiosity with this particular composition, due to the placement of the monkey within the frame...you did it perfectly! The leaning column in the background appears as if it's strapped on the monkeys back, kind of like a rocket launcher...with a bird perched atop. :) And is that a cable of some sort flowing over the edge where the monkey is sitting, or is that its tail?? Whatever the case, there's a good flow of element and subject from that bottom corner up through the top of the column.
Although you may not have captured him looking your direction, I very much like the candid nature of this photo...very natural and unassuming. Maybe he spies a female monkey nearby....you know, it's just inherently desirable to take a look. :)) Fun for everyone, great shot my friend. Hope you're staying warm and ready to welcome the world to your country this week. Take care amigo.
All the best,
krzychu30 (15512) 2014-02-04 2:26
I agree with Jason-it´s even better the monkey do not look into your camera.So,its pose bring some curiosity to the scene and makes it more intriguing to us.
I like also the juxtaposition itself-monkey against old temple ruins-original and eye-catching!
And finally your framing,which appeals to me very much.
Have a nice day
batalay (39271) 2014-02-04 6:18
I love this shot, a portrait of the monkey against the leaning columns in the background. It is a simple but very effective composition.
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danos (99782) 2014-02-04 8:42
Geia sou Serghei,
very nice the snapshot of the monkey as was sitting under the ruins during your presentation there.I like the beautiful event as the excellent clarity of the main theme,the monkey,with the details to are captured superb.Well done.
Noel_Byrne (32090) 2014-02-04 10:15
Ah Mowgli, I haven't thought of that name in a long time :) This is a very impressive composition, the monkey by himself would be an excellent shot, but to have this unusual background of the columns at these weird jaunty angles is just brilliant! I get the impression that this place belongs to the monkeys now, and any people intruding may be swiftly convinced to leave!
Nicely done, a very cool image.
fritzi007 (11155) 2014-02-05 10:12
du hast recht die Ähnlichkeit ist wirklich vorhanden!
Dein Foto ist perfekt, gratuliere!
ourania (47784) 2014-02-06 12:57
a fine, exotic and amusing picture from your travels in Sri Lanka. It's interesting to see these ruins claimed by the monkey and the bird. You captured a delightful moment with them turning to different directions. The tight framing as well as the moody light and colours render the image and its atmosphere quite mysterious. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a good night,