A dismal day at Chaweng Beach on Ko Samui, but it was still better than being stuck in the snow & ice in Korea! I liked the graphic diagonal of the coconut palm. This beach is one of the best on the island, located in the Gulf of Thailand.
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avista (0) 2007-04-03 4:17
What a nice picture nice beach and palm.
I wish to can visit it :)
ribeiroantonio (22637) 2007-04-03 4:27
Wonderful indeed. Just missing the sitting set and the cocktails!!! And they get lit up by night time, I can see that. Well done.
stefania_done (54) 2007-04-03 4:34
Nie to find you hhre too :))
Wonderful shot ! Idyilic place beautidul soft colours and very inviting atmosphere. O like a lot the way yu used the palm tree as a "divider! here. Makes a very dynamic comp and at the same time serves and a great natural frame.
take care, Stef :))
kiwi_explorer (12209) 2007-04-03 4:45
Not bad for a 'dismal' day ... the warm waters look inviting for me. Nice placement of the coconut tree ...it somehow gives the scene some framing. Well composed and good clarity. Well done ... tfs.
bruce_wayne (1507) 2007-04-03 5:01
your shot is very nice, you descrived a wonderful place.
Nice composition with this palm-tree and this incredible sea...
I prepared a Ws for you!
cessy (13647) 2007-04-03 5:10
simple but very nice
I love beach view
especially the one looks quiet and peaceful like this, wish I could smell the ocean and feel the wind from the coconut tree
excellent choice of composition with diagonal tree
Ertan (2988) 2007-04-03 5:20
Woooww.Very egzotic and fantastic.I would like to live there.Very good POV.Well done
snunney (101634) 2007-04-03 5:24
A classic bending palm tree on the edge of the beach with the sea slowly coming in. Pleasing muted colours and good clarity.
jhm (155264) 2007-04-03 7:24
What a lovely summer image, I enjoy from looking to these photograph, the beach, it sand and natural the lovely Coconut Palm make the picture very attractive. Thanks for sharing.
Have a nice day,
UnTrained (0) 2007-04-03 7:25
isn't it the same palm tree as in "Chaweng Sunset III" from you? I liked the palm on the other one, why not here, as it is nearly the same POV but the light is a bit different to the former one. Nice view again.
Lieben Gruss, Ulf
Gerrit (52097) 2007-04-03 8:02
excellent composition. Very appealing shot.
Cricri (121227) 2007-04-03 9:56
Beau cadrage avec ce palmier attirer par la mer, sa doit être joli aussi le soir avec sa petite lampe acrocher dessus...beaucoup de douceur des couleurs, belle prise de l'eau qui vient carresser le sable
stego (24132) 2007-04-03 11:19
Do I remember this particular palm tree from the times I was on that paradisical place or is it my my heart trying to "connect" with the place and the photo :-)
Maybe it lacks the sunshine to be the typical tropical beach postcard, but that can also contribute to its special charm. Again, I am too biased here, as I got a few days like this one when I was there (no sun, rain, etc.).
Really wonderful. TFS.
carper (96) 2007-04-03 12:37
a very nice one Chris, the view unther the palm is a good one and it give anice perspective, good photo, much light and you handled it good, well done.
xavshot (69835) 2007-04-03 14:36
jolie vue paradisiaque et bel équilibre dans la compo. C'est simple mais je trouve que ça fonctionne bien.
Angshu (56760) 2007-04-04 3:40
Wonderful setting with the arching coconut palm, as if eager to get into the sea! A good diagonal of the beach with the light turquoise of the sea lapping against the sand with the mountains in the far BG.
papagolf21 (103764) 2007-04-04 3:50
Inutile de faire de longues phrases pour apprécier cette prise de vue.
J'ai l'impression de m'évader et de jouir d'un spectacle particulièrement idyllique.
Très bon cadrage.
jemaflor (99075) 2007-04-04 6:48
A lovely place of course, maybe pity you don't have a better light and perhaps you have too much cropped the top of this coconut palm.
pablominto (53746) 2007-04-04 6:51
A simple composition, but containing all elements needed to tell the story!
I like the contrast between the palm in strong colours against the pale sea and sky...
syd1946 (18663) 2007-04-04 13:00
Beautiful place,ideal for summer holidays and relaxing.Also beautiful composition with very nice natural colours and graphism!
cimcim (3712) 2007-04-05 4:52
Beautiful tropical view, tree seems so beautiful and the golden sand...very nice...
In those cold spring days I MISS SUMMER!
And this photo strengthen my holiday desire :)
cuneyt-sb (6576) 2007-04-05 5:10
One more heaven shot from your camera,
I would like to be there now,!!!
Good POV and nice colors,
saylan-cb (12738) 2007-04-05 8:43
A beautiful very egzotic and fantastic a simple composition and good pov,well done
RGatward (20086) 2007-04-07 16:08
So, I see you've been back to your favourite huants this winter. maybe a dismal day, but I like the simplicity of this one, asdn the strong diagonal from the palm.
sufi (9588) 2007-04-08 13:38
Merhaba Chris, my friend...
It's another wonderful point of view and beautiful perspevtive, indeed... The colors, the light and the clarity are perfect... Also perfect contrast between the colors...
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (116078)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-01-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Pentax Me Super, Pentax A 28mm
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): Thailand [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-04-03 4:11