This family group, selling bananas in the outdoor market in Hue, enjoyed a laugh with obvious shared warmth.
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shiva_sg (600) 2006-01-15 12:44
I like this sepia tone. Though the sharpness of the picture is low, this is a good composition. The three different expressions on the faces of these people is nice. Good execution.
elihesamian (26149) 2006-01-15 14:47
Hello dear Ken,nice tosee you,too,
What a family scene!
I like the old touch of the shot very much,here,with its a bit noisy that I think this is nice,this made the atmosphere very old and I find it without a special time,and This is a strong element in your work at this one,nicely done,great shot with its patterns,too,Thanks,
dsidwell (9771) 2006-01-15 15:23
The bananas add such a wonderful texture in this image, Ken. The textures are enhanced because of your conversion to duotone. You might try simple b&w, though, instead of the sepia. I imagine the sepia to add a certain warmth, though.
saamb (1008) 2006-01-15 15:50
The Banana Family, a nice name. a excellent shot with good frame and composition in best moment.
a little noise, but very nice
Cormac (26545) 2006-01-16 17:42
Good shot of everyday life - the kind of thing I would love to do more of (except I'm no good at it!). You caught the right moment, with everyone relaxed and enjoying themselves. I like the bananas around them, which gives this an incredible texture, emphasized by the use of black & white. Great work Ken!
fireflyz (2097) 2006-01-19 18:25
I just love the emotion of the moment you captured here! A shared moment so pure, so beautiful! The composition is also lovely especially with this sea of bananas. This is one of your best posts in my opinion.
banyanman (7789) 2006-01-21 5:04
Hi Ken. You've captured a happy moment very well here and the framing is excellent. I am wondering why you chose to present this in sepia though. Although it works quite well, I would have thought that the colour of the bananas would have given this a lot of impact. I'd guess that either there were too many colours and it looked cluttered, or you were trying to disguise the noise - or maybe a combination of both? Cheers . . . David