Negombo is a lively town 30 km north of Colombo. It has an extended beach. Parts of that beach are boundering the many beach hotels that you can find here but the beach has a non-touristic and very local atmosphere because of the many catamarans and fishing ships that use this beach as their home base.
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snunney (92460) 2011-12-20 1:58
A very attractive daily life image with a lovely atmosphere to it. The sails stand out beautifully against the clear sky and make an interesting focal point for the image. The image is well lit and has good colours and sharpness.
besnard (55465) 2011-12-20 2:21
Une belle image pleine de couleur et de vie. C'est agréable à regarder.
Merci pour le partage et bonne journée.
dale54 (6852) 2011-12-20 3:59
OH THIS IS SO NICE,HI GERRIT.NICE BOATS,LOVE THE LOVELY COUPLE IN YOU SHOT,VERY NICE,HAVE A GREAT DAY! DR
npecanhuk (72000) 2011-12-20 3:59
That's a very interesting and attractive pictue!
Lots of things to be seen and enjoyed!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, horizontal format, contrasts and composition really pleased me!
TFS - congrats,
SnapRJW (31629) 2011-12-20 4:51
Hello Gerrit - We spent a few days in Negombo a couple of years ago and you have captured a scene that brings back memories of walks along the beach. We stayed quite a way north of the town and fishing boats and local life were very much part of our experience there. TFS this DL shot. All I need to take me right back there is the sound of he black crows! Nice shot. Best regards Rosemary
zipekci (343) 2011-12-20 6:29
what a warm picture of negombo, when in this winter time...thanks so much for remembering.
thanks for sharing.
Fis2 (92113) 2011-12-20 7:26
Curious place, curious boat.
Good POV and composition.
I like colours and light.
jhm (146570) 2011-12-20 9:15
Prachtige strand scene met de bolle zeilen.
Ook al is de hemel wat grijs de andere kleuren komen mooi tot hun recht.
Gans de foto is uit het leven gegrepen, dat maakt hem zo mooi.
Mooi foto werk, bedankt.
stevesaba (8135) 2011-12-20 10:06
A great capture, and as you say it shows the more authentic side of the shore life. The catamarans with their amazing sails are wonderful! A nice touch also with the two young lovers strolling towards us. Lovely, warm regards,
carper (96) 2011-12-20 10:20
prachtige foto Gerrit.
lekker sfeertje, prachtige kleuren erg goed foto werk hier, mooi hoor.
patdeph (35748) 2011-12-20 12:19
a nice beach where I like the palmtrees and the catamarans giving a very exotic atmosphere.I also like the vivid veil of the boat on the left,and the 2 lovers walking there.
jurek1951 (42196) 2011-12-21 1:56
beautiful shot wonderful colours great lighting
Nicou (133338) 2011-12-21 2:01
quel effet sur les voiles colorées, sueprbe compo et iamge on voit que cela souffle avec les deux personnage, quelle compo merveilleux.
Bravo et amitié
rodgerg (55767) 2011-12-21 3:01
Dag best Gerrit,
I like the excellent ballance of this composition with the two sympatic young lovers well off-centred in the FG. The many various details well collected show well the athmospher of the place.
ChrisJ (107083) 2011-12-22 0:33
I like the repetition of the billowing sails in the wind along the foreshore. Good sharpness & the people along the beach add scale & context. The line of coconut palms makes a nice change from the usual high rise hotels at resorts. Tfs!
serp2000 (42516) 2014-08-29 6:32
This your photo from Negombo' 2011 looks like my own images from 2014. It brings me back to Sri Lanka again. Well seen, fine details of the beach life.
Mikas-2011 (401) 2015-05-08 9:05
Nice composition with the catamarans and people around,
Congratulations, Gerrit van der Linden!
- Copyright: Gerrit van der Linden (Gerrit) (51684)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-02-16
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon EOS 400 D
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-12-20 1:51