This photo was taken near the van lake in van in Turkey.
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ben4321 (9875) 2008-08-24 2:25
I've always wanted to travel on this train (Istanbul to Tehran, right?), and the crossing of Lake Van must be one of the highlights of the journey.
I like this shot - the light is good, and the way you framed the shot from low down works well. I also like the contrast of the stillness of the girl with the moving figure in the foreground.
You could do with cropping the image along the right-hand side to get rid of that intruding arm and leg poking in over there, but other than that everything works well.
Ebbe (9617) 2008-08-24 11:09
A fine POV adds sizes and power to the traincars. The two two children adds not only scale and human presence but also a dramatic tension as we sence a risk here. Nice handling of light. Very nice colorscale with a play on the dramtic reds.
ktanska (27244) 2008-08-25 1:36
Excellent shot showing combination of two trasport methods. Low and wide angle works well. Those people with reddish clothing match well with colour of the passenger wagons.
- Copyright: Murat Duzyol (muratd) (5073)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-08-06
- Categories: Transportation
- Camera: Canon 30D, Canon 16-35 mm f 2,8 L-USM
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/30 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-08-24 1:53