My Oh Maya Part 5
They took us down the Río Usumacinta across the border from México into Guatemala.
Scanned from 35mm neg with Nikon V ED scanner.
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ninaL (21348) 2007-10-29 8:06
I like it a lot, Hugh.
It reminds me a little the mood of first colors films...
Good atmosphere and expression.
Funny quality of old color postcard.
Best regards. Grazyna.
michiels (4170) 2007-10-29 12:13
i like the spontaneous portrait. the quality is good. i would crop more on the right side. warm colours.
broglia (3598) 2007-10-29 13:17
Full of great earthy tones Hugh. And I like the expression of the guy in the foreground. The strong diagonal adds another dimension to the composition. Good answer to Inn about the crop, but have to admit I thought about that at first too - but you are absolutely right not to crop it. Best regards, Roberto
luisafonso (862) 2007-10-30 1:34
Finally the hats and the typical Mexican faces. Very good. I like your crop very much. It's so intimate. I can almost feel the sun burning my head just as if I was there two riding that boat. Strong gaze from the left guy. Like this one a lot.
prantik (1136) 2007-11-06 9:20
I am so glad to see that you are uploading from your stash of 16 year old Mexico pictures. I like this one a lot. This is how you went to Guatamela? I will have to get in touch with you early next year. Thinking of going back to Chiapas as well as visit Guatamela.
By the way, how do you like the Nikon V ED? Can you make large print quality scan? How much is that baby?
- Copyright: Hugh Siegel (bombilla) (3406)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1991-12-00
- Categories: Daily Life, Transportation
- Camera: Nikon FE2, Kodak Gold 100
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): My Oh Maya [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-10-29 6:33