Ko Tao translates to Turtle Island. It is one of the top diving destinations in South East Asia. Nang Yuan Island is in the distance. Polarised.
The wooden structure in the water, on the right, is used by Thai fishermen, to catch squid at night. The squid are attracted by the lamplight, & the fishermen actually wade out to, or boat to the structure, & position themselves there.
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Zepi (22848) 2005-07-24 4:18
J’adore cette ile, un véritable petit paradis !
Tu as parfaitement su mettre en valeur cette beauté de la nature
Merci pour le partage
Galmeida (12559) 2005-07-24 4:21
Thailand, Australia and New Zealand are countries that I liked to visit. Allways in my life I had a strong attration for that.
A very beautiful paradisiac beach and here you captured very well this wonderful scenery. Fine contrast, sharpness and a perfect enquadrement of these natural and nice elements. Good light and colors.
Nice and well done work!
Best to you.
davido (1982) 2005-07-24 4:23
A classic view from Thailand but always very pleasant to see.
I like your composition and first and foremost the beautiful colours.
bantonbuju (51815) 2005-07-24 4:23
hi chris, beautiful light and composition resulting in a very successful photohraphy; great colours;
have a nice sunday, jerzy
dolin (7369) 2005-07-24 4:38
Nice landscape with a perfect light.
A good framing with a good position of the boat.
Beautifull colors and sharpness.
Luan (12971) 2005-07-24 4:40
you always show us such a beautiful place empty of people. The colors are gorgeous ...white sand, clear water...raaaahhh, I would be there.
Very nice compo
eco (112) 2005-07-24 4:48
fantastic boat and very nice landscape
great colors and lights
very nice sky
pnphan (3957) 2005-07-24 4:50
beautiful landscape with white sand, clear blue ocean water, and the spectacular cloud on the sky. Nice shot Chris
PixelTerror (0) 2005-07-24 6:01
Beautiful and well composed view with strong holiday appeal, a good more entry in you numerous shots from paradise :-)
Have a nice sunday,
ndb1958 (9289) 2005-07-24 7:39
beautiful colours ... what a beautiful beach ... nice image,
kikvel (4784) 2005-07-24 9:02
a shot from paradise!
take me there now! it is cold here in my country, I need sun and hot weather
thanks for bringing this!
devimeuxbe (58557) 2005-07-24 9:03
une image pure et lumineuse.
Très belle composition. J'aime beaucoup la forme de ce bateau et son drapeau.
Une belle image
sergecross (3438) 2005-07-24 10:09
Chris, great colors and sharply taken. The mountains are very nice and the shadows on the floor are good. Excellent shot and continue posting your pictures.
weswang (18223) 2005-07-24 13:14
Hi Chris, A beautifully composed picture with diagonal layout of the beach and horizontal layout of the coast line. The colors and the contrast are excellent. Well done.
carper (96) 2005-07-24 13:56
very nice photo Chris,
It's a wel composed shot, nice seaside, good taking the depth with the boat, very nice job,
nwoehnl (122) 2005-07-24 14:20
Good placement of the boat as a compositional anchor, Chris. Very pleasant range of blue and turquoise hues to be found, and the shadow effects on the sand are nice, too. I would perhaps have slightly cropped it at the bottom (and at the left for balance), in a way that the line where the water meets the land would hit the bottom left corner. Beautiful shot.
john_c (24666) 2005-07-24 14:56
A well composed scene which well conveys the peace and charm of this island paradise. I like the contrast between the white sand and the water. The boat is nicely angled and of interesting lines. What a peaceful place! Well captured, Chris.
elihesamian (26149) 2005-07-24 15:05
Very attractive place and shot,great POV and very well composed the scene that I like.
lovely colors with excellent contrast and sharpness and a fine details here,light and shadows are fine,too,nicely done,Chris!
cam (9043) 2005-07-24 16:52
Paradise on earth.
This is a good composition with lots of details,
huynt (5079) 2005-07-24 17:27
Hi Chris J
Voila Very nice very calm and peaceful asmosphere. Cool too. Bravo POV. Thanks
singuanti (15250) 2005-07-24 18:05
Hi Chris. Good shot and thanks for the squid fishing lesson! ;) To me the clouds take this from an ordinary to an extraordinary shot. The composition is well seen and the scan quality is good too. Good work Chris.
jmdaoudal (82) 2005-07-24 18:42
That is a great place with this typical boat in this gran'landscape.
Looks to be for holidays.
I like the fishing perch you show and explain too.
oochappan (16173) 2005-07-24 19:28
That's a beauty, no doubt, all perfect balanced, colors, contrast in sun and shade, texturing in the clouds, a fine light blue sea and the most suggestive boat to jump in and to take off in this sea paradise.
Chris this is top class, a thing of beauty, a joy ....
kclai (2267) 2005-07-24 22:33
Of all the scanned negative picture you have posted, this one is the best of all.
The peaceful color tones and surrounding give the point to the picture, whereas the clear blue sea are so much tantalizing.
Yeah, it's Paradise.
Well done, Chris.
mishreyee (0) 2005-07-25 0:45
I like the picture very much because I can see mountain and sea together...very nice colour of water...and the beach...a beautiful landscape.
greg64g (11193) 2005-07-25 3:54
A nice picture, what i like here is colors of the sand and see, i d like to take this boat to have a bath near fish :-)
manny (21833) 2005-07-25 6:51
Another postcard quality shot from you Chris. You simply have so many good pictures of the places that you visited that you ught to start compiling them into a book.:)
tropicalrips (0) 2005-07-25 6:55
hi chris :)
i like this photo very much :) like a post card
great colors and beautiful composition
spence (65) 2005-07-25 8:13
Lovely clear colours and such a tempting scene, Chris. I like the patterns made by the light shade on the sand. I agree with Norbert's suggestion about cropping, but this is a beautiful shot - well done.
dominique (11414) 2005-07-26 17:04
Bien vu , tres belle composition avec ce bateau bien en place sur la photo , j'aime les couleurs et la vue , bravo .
jasmis (58455) 2005-07-27 9:44
Marvelous theather of shadows and astonish landscape.
toni_al (15875) 2005-07-28 9:15
Tres belle image. les vacances. je suis actuellent a Melbourne et je pars pour le nord des lundi. j'aurais ce gendre d'imeges, pas le meme barques mais la mer et la plage.
Marche (4307) 2005-07-31 11:39
Superbe vue, bien composée. Magnifiques couleurs.
RGatward (20086) 2005-08-01 13:54
This is just such a classic, interesting catching the squid thing.
capthaddock (28790) 2005-08-02 9:39
Hi Chris - the boat is very well placed, and the polariser has done its job well, the bright sand and luminescent water look very inviting.
mumek (20202) 2005-08-07 19:26
Good evening Chris!
Beautiful composition, great colours as usual, super light and interesting note.Thanks for posting
SchwebagMike (1490) 2006-08-04 5:19
Great picture from a great island. I went diving there last year, a perfect spot :-)
Greetings from Luxembourg,
lomax (801) 2006-08-04 6:07
Hey...Great photo...Ko Tao is really a great place. I think your photo was made near to the place where I took mine Ko Tao Palm
veronika (6058) 2006-09-08 17:40
i quess you have been to heaven :))
Wonderful scenery and composition, i added this picture into my theme "lonely boats".
peco85 (921) 2006-12-18 14:35
Excellent photo Chris!
Makes me wanna go straight away;) Good use of the boat in your composition and a lovely atmosphere!
ephemere33 (9743) 2007-03-14 18:20
un reel plaisir de découvrir une telle photo paradisiaque, les couleurs sont superbes , cette barque m'attend, je vais vite m'y rendre pour profiter de la belle meteo, rire,le cadrage est bien etudié et nous presente bien cette beauté du pays merci , amicalement bi
ruisc_pt (11090) 2007-03-22 19:14
Even without reading the location of the photo's place it's easy to recognize this amazing boat and peculiar engine...and the esmerald waters ....
in one word..
Fantastic, yet overexposed, view.
bucanas (2218) 2007-12-31 9:52
Beautiful photo,beautiful place,congratulation.
Happy New Year! 2008
fritzi007 (12166) 2014-04-09 11:46
just a dream, very good photo quality, very good comment
Mikas-2011 (401) 2015-06-01 7:55
It had to be Thailand,
What a fantastic light and transparent waters,
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (117201)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-01-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Pentax Me Super, Pentax A 28mm
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Lonely Boats, PARADISE ON EARTH [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-07-24 4:15
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