Last Monday was our Chinese New Year holiday. I went to the Floating Market, a 2 hour drive from Bangkok. As usual, I shoot loads of pics.
This boy was selling postcards. He may not be aware of it but his smile is actually more expensive than his postcards.:)
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adrost (2378) 2006-02-01 6:53
Compo and colors is incredible.
alimo3 (6854) 2006-02-01 7:14
a beautifull one,
very clever compo with those postcards,and the happy face.
Thanks for this optimistic image.
dvlazar (6662) 2006-02-01 8:10
A great way to capture a scene which is all too familiar - postcard saleskids. So original and bright - it's great!
Svillegas (1169) 2006-02-01 8:28
Wonderful image, impressive colours, great use of the DOF and composition. I like a lot the happy expression of the boy and the fact that he's not looking to the camera.
eleparc (24063) 2006-02-01 11:15
i love those colors and the addition of the typical postcards certainly makes a plus in this photo! very nice shot Manny!
did you get my latest mail? you ought to check out the photos of the Chinese new year in paris. We had a TE meeting in Paris and we all have made some great shots!
lewiz (1297) 2006-02-01 14:44
It's been quite a while since your last shot... this is beautiful as ever. I love the nice tight crops you manage.
Well done -- this little boy looks very happy doing what he does!
alford (3981) 2006-02-02 3:23
Hi Manny! Very good catch! The colors and sharpness esp. on the postcards are amazing! The boy looks so friendly and happy in selling them! You're already a pro for shots like this! Congratulations! rgds.
faubry (35447) 2006-02-02 4:23
hello Manny, you go again with another portrait, more satured and colourful you xhange of style...what is't these white points on his head?
see you soon
verde (957) 2006-02-02 14:08
intresting effect with the postcards being super crisp in focus, and his face a little soft. It provides a different experience, almost like I am also to be looking at the postcards with this child.
great colors and interesting compo
kensimage (8565) 2006-02-04 12:13
I think you're right, Manny, he should package that smile and sell it! I bet it gets him a few extra postcard sales, though. Excellent framing and DOF here to show just the essentials--his face and what he's selling. Very colorful, too! Well done, regards, Ken.
coco (30439) 2006-02-07 17:15
Impressive this portrait. The colour, contrast and composition are really good. And his expression really excellent.
Very well done.
kinsonchan (480) 2006-05-16 11:32
Wonderful capture Manuel. The smile of the kid while he is looking at the postcard, you capthure the instant of this moment. Moreover, the light and the contrast of the layer that you managed is very good.
dareco (17134) 2007-08-11 19:57
Yes, I would definitely take one of those postcards :) You captured a wonderful smile.