The Seine river was specially quiet, with a nice sunset coming. Good timing for chasing water reflections. Instead of that, I found three youngster trying to catch some fish on the bank. I took a few shots of them. This is the best one, before they realized being photographed. I said them it would be on TE today.
No filters, no post-processing
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smiley (613) 2003-07-19 9:45
A little Normal Rockwell feel here. Simple and yet a sign of an easier time. Nicely done.
forlife (892) 2003-07-19 9:56
it is a very nice photo JM,i like tsimplicity and nice coposition and soft colours.nicelly done!
gringofil (0) 2003-07-19 10:21
Nice shot, but I would be tempted to crop off some of the foreground as it's a bit distracting right now. But the image is excellent. You really captured the mood of summer fishing quite well...just the foreground...
Aegean (2571) 2003-07-19 10:50
A very pleasant enviromental portrait of the young boy...I love the soft atmospheric colors and the simplw composition...Very very well done!
Darren (6823) 2003-07-19 11:31
This photo is just terrifically well composed. The diagonal line of the land, as well as the positioning of the boy are so well done. I do find the shot to be just a little soft however, and the colors lack some punch as well. I think much of this is simply due to a lack of post processing, and not really a fault with how the shot was taken. I have done a two minute fix in photoshop to post for a workshop. It is not carefully done, but I do think it is an improvement.
ninadev (5375) 2003-07-19 13:15
No wind, no waves, no fish ? Nice to see young boys still enjoy fishing instead of video games. Every day shot and well done.
So simple and nice. Darren made a very good WS on this one.
evilren (1395) 2003-07-19 19:03
great compo, the fishing line is parallel to the surface...or should I say to the flowers.
there is somthing funny about the way the kid is standing ..his shoes gives u a feeling that his body is twisted..like his feet were on the ground and his body turned 180 degress..
Giando (80) 2004-03-01 20:25
who is the patient boy ? you the shot this picture with patient or hte boy that is waitnig the fish ^__^
- Copyright: Jean Michel Peers (ornis) (1271)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-07-17
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Sony DSC-F717, Zeiss 2/9,7-48,5
- Exposure: f/3.2, 1/125 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2003-07-19 8:45