A few people enjoying a rock, light and sprinkler display at midnight near the corniche in Muscat.
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bhima (726) 2007-02-25 12:26
Thnks for your shot ! It seems that people from Oman have a slighltly different way for having fun than we do. Good night shot with surprinsing colors.
Thanks for sharing.
ryno (6739) 2007-02-25 12:49
Hi Gilbert, this is an interesting and unusual scene, well-captured. Great colours, and your image is really sharp. The dome indicates that the setting is a Muslim country, but the rest of the scene is Disney-landish. Well seen! Regards,
leootjuh (130) 2007-02-25 14:35
Very nice capture. Great coloursand sharpness.
jwmunro (286) 2007-02-25 16:06
Hello Gilbert -
A well executed night shot & great colors. I think I would have liked seeing this with a little light in the sky but this one works. I don't know what it is with the Arab states and their outlandish monuments, statues, and other urban art. I was in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and the traffic round about art was atrocious. Anyway, well done.
Thanks for sharing
B2B (0) 2007-02-25 18:03
Très belle ambiance, il faut dire que la photo est très réussie.
sam224 (6215) 2007-02-26 2:26
I like the effects the light creates in this case. They have a good cotnrast with the black sky as background. Good sharpness though difficult light conditions.
Good job. Thanks for sharing
Liekje (574) 2007-02-26 16:03
Ziet er heel sprookjesachtig uit, bijna een Efteling-tafereeltje.
Silke (3027) 2007-02-26 17:52
Stunning colours, Gilbert and your composition leaves nothing to be desired
lilimih33 (9912) 2007-02-26 19:06
Interesting point of view and vety beautiful colours!
Lovely light and sharpness!
Very well done!
ocskaymarci (2652) 2007-02-28 15:43
Great lights and colours! The compo is fantastic! It must be a very peaceful place!
saamb (1008) 2007-03-02 11:02
Beautiful symmetry, very good night shot, sharpness is apposite for showing details.
i think (i'm not sure) this structure is a little imitation of persian architecture (for example Hafez tomb). tnx
paura (47166) 2007-03-02 18:07
Very interesting noturne shot here. Beautiful colors and lighting. well done.
calimex (151) 2007-03-06 20:04
Thank you for this slice of life in Oman. The light show itself is an exuberant display. I'm curious if there is a deeper meaning to these shows, or are they just entertainment?
I appreciate your sharing this.
sabyasachi1212 (19771) 2007-03-19 14:45
This sure looks straight out of Arabian Nights. Excellent night shot, great colours. Perfect exposure.
With Greetings from India
NEC (4) 2007-04-09 14:51
beautiful colours and good cotnrast!
Great sharpness. Thanks for sharing.
harras2000 (710) 2007-04-11 12:52
I like the colours of this night shot. A good fisheye perspective. It would have even better if the rocks on the right side of the picture will be complete on the view.
- Copyright: Gilbert Sopakuwa (startacked) (1331)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-12-29
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Pentax *ist DS, Zenitar 16mm fisheye
- Exposure: f/5.6, 8 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Middle-East 2006
- Date Submitted: 2007-02-25 12:12