Here an impression of the hectic inner city of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and an exiting and lively place.
Built on seven hills like another famous city, the residential neighbourhoods are quit green and calm, but the town center is a hectic and vivid place day and night filled with people walking and riding.
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lousat (97569) 2014-08-20 6:37
Hi Gerrit,what a confusion! A magnificent capture of this street of Kampala,very very rich composition with a lot of things and people,detail and colors,very interesting and very well done! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
holmertz (59118) 2014-08-20 7:16
I guess you are refering to Kiev in Ukraine as "the other famous city" built on seven hills ;-). Otherwise there doesn't seem to be any resemblance between downtown Kampala and any other famous city. It is certainly crowded and looks quite exciting and i know visitors generally appreciate Kampala. It also looks like the kind of place where people will always be stepping in front of the camera when you attempt street-photography. I love the warm light and the bright colours.
ceepea (291) 2014-08-20 7:18
Juslaaik! Maar hierdie prentjie is baie intersant! Vol met mense en allerande sorte dinge !!
Thanks for sharing.
Chris in Jhb.
snunney (106501) 2014-08-20 7:27
Reminds me very much of streets in Old Delhi, same hectic atmosphere with a multitude of people. Great daily life capture with lots to see.
berek (50508) 2014-08-20 7:52
My goodness gracious. how crowded it. daily life of a very successful picture. I like very much. congratulations.
jhm (159991) 2014-08-20 10:42
Dit is een beeld dat ik nog nooit gezien heb, man, wat een drukte, ik zou draaierig worden wanneer ik daar lang naar kijk.
Maar uw foto is echt perfect en toont heel goed wat er daar in de straten gebeurd.
Ook de kwaliteit and de kleuren van de foto zijn perfect.
Mooi gedaan, bedankt.
daddo (27926) 2014-08-20 16:03
Hi Gerrit. Nice to see you posting from Africa since very little is coming from there and on TE it would remain the dark continent if it wasn't for individuals like yourself. Impressive hubbub of activity. Looks as if you were the only Caucasian there. Regards. Klaudio.
aliabazari (16278) 2014-08-20 21:35
Hi Gerrit dear
Very beautiful shot of a busy street. People in everyday life is great. Good composition and depth. Exposure and sharpness are excellent. Thank you.
Nicou (151036) 2014-08-21 0:35
quelle image et vue quelle captage cette rue avec tous ces personnages ces voitures ce trafic quel effet quel monde et animation avec une légère poussière superbe.
Bravo et amitié
Cricri (125832) 2014-08-21 7:03
Ouf quel trafic, il y a autant de véhicules et de personnes a pieds, incroyable vue, magnifique présentation, top dans le cadrage, lumière et couleurs
SnapRJW (31629) 2014-08-22 8:36
Hello Gerrit - This shot of Kampala has a far less sanitized look than the streets one sees in Namibia. This looks vibrant and full of life and typically African 'organised chaos'. An excellent DL shot which captured the essence of a bustling African city.
ikeharel (78289) 2014-08-22 9:27
Good evening Gerrit,
A vibrant town scenery, packed with action. Yet I could not avoid the "feel" of a third-world scenery, which not accustomed to western eyes.
Excelent clear details, depth and multi-colors scene.
Have a nice weekend,
cornejo (46754) 2014-08-22 10:09
Hello Gerrit, very good picture of this interesting composition in the chaos of the street, very well captured in this interesting picture with good sharpness, depth, light, color and quality. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
swapankumarroy (2849) 2014-08-22 10:19
You narrated very well about the situation of Kampala, the capital of Uganda, very busy like other thickly populated town. Good composition and well POV, color is very natural.
with warm regards and have a nice weekend, good luck,
macjake (72539) 2014-08-23 13:11
I wanted to get to this photo yesterday but i ran out of critiques.
this may be the best of the bunch from Uganda that you've posted so far.
the chaotic organisation is everywhere.
lots of traffic, lots of foot traffic, lots of congestion.
the photo shows that well.
lots to keep my eyes busy too.
adores (46363) 2014-08-26 17:02
I guess you really captured the atmosphere of the city! Everyone seems so busy here and moving from one side to the other, traffic, stores...A real African city. I like this!
mcmtanyel (29016) 2014-09-01 21:43
It looks like a total chaos in vivid color. Is it dirt street or paved? It is crowds and more crowds as far as the eye can see, TFS.
- Copyright: Gerrit van der Linden (Gerrit) (52283)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-01-22
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon EOS 400 D, Canon EF 18-200mm
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/320 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-08-20 6:21