This school boy was in a hurry as he overtook the lady carrying bananas - perhaps he was late!
Hoi An is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is 30Km from Danang (Vietnam's fourth largest city)and about halfway down the splendid Vietnam coast. There are colourful markets and small bustling streets. Hoi An is situated in the estuary of the Thu Bon River.
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Oceania (5202) 2012-12-04 6:32
You captured the facial expression of the boy very well. Looked like he was in a such hurry.
tyro (22404) 2012-12-04 6:36
Been off TE for a couple of days (sometimes you need a break from here!) but just seen this splendid picture.
Wonderfully colourful and bright, a fine snapshot of daily life in Vietnam and with a lovely strong look of intent on the boy cyclist's face. We can't see much of the lady's face because it's so hidden by her hat and scarf but we can imagine perhaps a look of surprise as she is overtaken by this little road-hog.
Lovely strong light, perfect exposure, fine vibrant colours and excellent details and sharpness.
carlo62 (39709) 2012-12-04 6:52
bello l'accostamento tra il vecchio modo di muoversi e di trasportare, con quello più aggiornato del ragazzo in bicicletta. Una foto dinamica e colorata.
danos (91112) 2012-12-04 7:22
lovely this daily snapshot with the young school boy to overtook the woman as she was look at him with surprising i think.
Excellent the reportage shot from the life of Hoi An,as the quality of the image.
snunney (90760) 2012-12-04 7:45
The square format nicely frames the two protagonists concentrating on the action. I like the interaction between the two and the expression on the boy's face, which injects a sense of urgency and dynamism into the composition. All in all a very well presented daily life scene.
CLODO (32552) 2012-12-04 9:10
Good evening Ann
The young boy is biking hard (see his face) and the lady who wants to cross the street does not hear him. She also hurries to go to the market to sell her fruits.
Good every day situation.
alpi1500 (1518) 2012-12-04 9:20
Nice phoro from daily life.Nice colors.
Have a nice day
Nicou (131446) 2012-12-05 2:25
Quelle scène et image superbe vue ce cycliste jeune et la dame qui transporte des produits avec con chapeau pointu superbe compo colorée
Bravo et amitié
saxo042 (37724) 2012-12-05 7:08
A very fine combination of the traditiponal life with the modern. Both persons add many good colours to the picture and the woman provide an elegant triangular form with her hat as the top above the two baskets.
bukitgolfb301 (38024) 2012-12-05 15:37
Hi dear Ann
Sorry for my no response for several days due to my short photo expeditionary. Just come back and I will ctach up sonnest.
Ya Hoi An is very good place, I cannot forget my memory--. Very sharp and clear image indeed by close up the main two objects perfectly. Very well balanced proportion of lady and boy due to your deep consideration. Color touch is so nice and comfortable. Thank you for your sharing with your best shot and have a good day!
Takero from Tokyo
mauro61 (52855) 2012-12-07 0:31
mi piace il contrasto che hai realizzato all'interno dell'inquadratura con la donna che passa e il bambino in bici.
Buona la resa dei colori e la prontezza del tuo scatto,
Nard (6972) 2012-12-07 3:55
Nice street scene with the 2 people well framed. The kid seems to be very concentrated on his byke, looking forward at the same time the woman is looking at him (may be surprised).
batalay (37197) 2012-12-08 0:01
The juxtaposition of the lad on a bicycle and the woman taking her crop to the market, especially close-cropped makes an eye catching composition.
Have a good weekend,
emka (87492) 2012-12-08 14:46
Hi ann, nice scene from Hoi An. The woman in typical Vietnamese triangular hat carrying bananas looks so wonderfully exotic.
Hoi An is charming place, I liked it most from Vietnam. Do you know it was "saved" by Polish architect?
bayno (18344) 2012-12-08 23:02
this is a shot perfectly composed and with beautiful colors and light, you managed well the focus..not easy with the children on the bike...the light is also very good...
TopGeo (38216) 2012-12-09 5:06
Hello Ann A superb idea of picture street this splendid scene, I like of moment. Wonderfully colourful and a fine snapshot of daily life in Vietnam and with a lovely look of intent on the boy cyclist's face.
Excellent idea! and with strong light, perfect exposure, fine vibrant colours and excellent details and sharpness.
Cricri (112071) 2012-12-10 10:17
Deux belles scéne de rue, le gamin sur son vélo et la dame portant les bananes, beaucoup de détails et de couleurs dans cette image bien cadrer et présenter
eldancer1 (32802) 2012-12-11 9:35
Excellent capture of this scene! Good documentation of the daily life of people. Good lighting and dof with sharp details. Well done, tfs.
fabbs99 (16819) 2012-12-12 20:55
Great action shot comprising of the boy riding his cycle and the lady hawker looking at him while passing by.Excellent frame with in a frame composition, perfect symmetry and original.TFS.Keep sharing.
aliabazari (16067) 2012-12-13 23:03
Hi Ann Dear
This documentary is very beautiful and you added exposure and the beauty of a good frame. I love it.
With respect, my friend.
Silvio1953 (131728) 2012-12-17 0:57
Ciao Ann, lovely daily life composition with busy wman and bikeman, excellent clarity, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
adores (41654) 2012-12-23 14:04
This is a real Vietnamese daily scene:)!The baskets, the hat, the street full of life... Well captured when the boy was passing with his bike!I like the composition!
Unfortunately the weather was terrible when I was there, but Hoi An is a fantastic place to visit!
Have a wonderful Christmas:)!
serp2000 (42218) 2013-05-15 6:50
Simple but very interesting daily life story. Good capture of the two so different persons with their problems.
Best wishes from Russia!