My 500th post is a photo of India. This time I've chosen a photo of a treet magician we met in Mandawa. Mandawa is a town in the Shekhawati region, well known for its magnificent havelis (private mansions decorated with magnificent frescoes, which are common in this region). Early in the morning, when we were wandering around to see the havelis, we met this street magician. He was just great and we had some wonderful time with him!
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emilbo (22616) 2011-04-23 15:25
Toutes mes félicitations pour ton 500ème post et bonne route pour ton 1000ème. Vraiment magnifique cette scène d'un magicien de la rue. L'expression est à son comble et les couleurs sont merveilleuses. Il faut dire que la composition est excellente et la qualité d'image au top.
Toutes mes amitiés et Joyeuses Pâques,
divail (8334) 2011-04-23 15:59
Toutes mes félicitations pour ta 500e !
Cette composition est vraiment spectaculaire. Ce magicien semble raconter une histoire incroyable. Les couleurs sont surperbes et la main du personnage est particulièrement attirante et fascinante. Bravo.
batalay (39967) 2011-04-23 20:24
The photo has the vivid colors of a very good painting, and is composed just as effectively. The magician certainly has an arresting presence, and I imagine he can put on a gripping performance. An aspect I like very much is the variegated, wall, revealing its textures. Congratulations on your 500th post. It is a winner!
stevesaba (8167) 2011-04-23 20:43
Congratulations on many wonderful uploads. This one has lots of energy and intrigue. He looks like he is a true showman and a survivor too! Beautifully composed. Fine work, warm regards,
axiotea (21651) 2011-04-23 21:48
Olà dear Ana
First of all, congratulations for your 500 posts ;D
I like the expression you've caught on the magician's face and the gesture of his hand.
The textured wall made also for an interesting BG.
vasilpro (41661) 2011-04-24 0:09
Congratulations for the 500th photo on TE.
Wonderful daily life composition, beautiful street portrait, lovely light and colors, excellent POV.
Have a nice Easter Sunday, Vasilis.
annjackman (21901) 2011-04-24 0:15
You have taken this superb pictures in one of my favourite places in Rajasthan. I took many photos here in 2008 but didn't see a magician. The expression on his face has been captured superbly and th exposure and sharpness is first class. The colours of his scarf and case against the crumbling wall with its faded pastel shades is wonderful. Congratulations on your 500th post.
Kind Regards, Ann
bukitgolfb301 (44359) 2011-04-24 1:39
Hi my dear Ana
Congratulation on the 500th aniversary.
Great portait shot indeed.
An excellent presentation by low angle, so sharp focusing inthe detail and marvelous vivid color as usual. Thanks for your sharing finest work and have a good Sunday!
Takero from warm Tokyo
timecapturer (49288) 2011-04-24 3:49
a fascinating and allegorical shot so perfectly captured. Amazing clarity and a beautiful study of this magician. Superb work!
saxo042 (37966) 2011-04-24 9:22
Congratulations to #500! A great piture with expression and colours and very well composed! I wonder what magic tricks he is thinking out here.
bija (44) 2011-04-24 9:44
I just have to say it... this photo is magical.
mauro61 (52857) 2011-04-24 13:01
un grande scatto per celebrare i 500 post.
Hai ripreso ottimamente la gestualità dell'uomo con accanto poveri accessori per il suo lavoro.
un saluto e una buona Pasqua.
abmdsudi (57168) 2011-04-24 21:43
Congrats on your 500th!
This place must be full of interest and this street magician is certainly keeping the crowds entertained. His expressions are fascinating as he is doing his routine. Excellent pov and close in shot to get a better focus of the performer. A very striking and well composed image and I like the highly detailed and tones in this. I feel that this is a strong candid, he's animated, active and communicating. The colours stand out beautifully vibrant. Good work indeed. Congrats
williewhistler (16412) 2011-04-25 2:16
Hello Ana,this shot complements your gallery very well,congratulations on 500 super photographs.
The portrait of this magician is full of atmosphere,the outstretched hand along with the red box is just great.Very nice indeed.
Thank you for your visit, the items on the fence are strands of sheeps wool where they have passed.
My Best Wishes Les.
delpeoples (59482) 2011-04-25 5:26
Ola dear Ana
Congratulations on your 500th photo. It has been a privilege to have met you and to critique your superb photos. I hope to be doing so for many many years to come. And this image is a perfect way to celebrate. The colours, the sharpness seem 3 dimensional and the gesticulations of this fascinating man make the photo very special. Thanks for sharing and congratulations once again.
paololg (31448) 2011-04-25 11:45
Ciao dear Ana,
first of all congratulations for your 500 posts, always pleasant, interesting and meaningful. This your Indian photo shows well your cleverness. You have composed the image in fabulous way, capturing a meaningful expression of this street magician. Photo as this is possible to see its only in the reportages of the great photographers. Congratulatios also for the perfect photographic quality. BRAVA!
Ciao, have a nice week!
leo61 (0) 2011-04-25 11:47
Your 500th is a very good one!!!
your low POV works well here and I like a lot his pose and the quality of this exposure.
lousat (95996) 2011-04-25 14:32
Hi Ana,nothing better to celebrate your 500th post.A very impressive pic of this indian magician of the street,fantastic the moment and fantastic the quality of sharpness,colors and light.And now go whit the 501..ehehe...Thanks for share,have a nice week,Luciano
fabianoleite (11971) 2011-04-25 18:52
Boa representação da Índia e seus mistérios. Gostei de como o mágico ficou bem focado em frente à parede, sem objetos para distrair a atenção. As cores são ótimas, e a expressão misteriosa do artista ficou bem definida. Parabéns pelo trabalho e pela 500ª foto.
paninho (2931) 2011-04-26 6:33
O Zeca dizia "venham mais 5 de uma assentada..." eu digo venham mais 500!!
O momento é muito bem captado! O olhar do homem é quase perturbante de tão expressivo! Boa nitidez! Muito bom este teu trabalho! Parabéns!
25 de Abril Sempre!
adramad (48484) 2011-04-26 9:53
Felicitaciones por estas 500 fotos y mis deseos de que sigamos compartiendo muchos cientos mas.
La composicion elegida es fantastica, me encanta la imagen del mago en una instantanea que transmite movimiento, el fondo de la pared con esos suaves tonos de color, es un fondo ideal.
Muy buena nitidez, luminosidad y color muy natural. Felicitaciones.
Pasa una buena tarde.
Vasa (515) 2011-04-29 13:15
this image has wonderful palette. And the subject is crying for my signature. I like it very much. Also, many thanks for all your photos from all Portugal. Friendly,
Juntas (7960) 2011-04-30 2:29
Olá Ana. Parabéns, 500 fotos é um belo marco aqui no TE. As cores estão magníficas e os detalhes muito bem definidos. Um bom retrato do mágico numa composição equilibrada. Muito bem. Venham mais 500.
Um abraço e bom fim de semana.
kevinos (7517) 2011-04-30 2:33
Hi Ana. What a wonderful image to mark your 500th post! So different from so many of your very rural and tranquil images, this one is full of drama and vitality with the action caught at the prefect moment. Hete's to the next 500. regards kevin
quillo (11856) 2011-04-30 2:41
Hola Ana .........
Es una foto técnicamente muy bien hecha, los detalles de color y definición son excelentes, y lo mejor de todo la expresión del Mago, seguramente explicando como se iba a desarrollar su espectáculo.
Saludos y feliz sábado.
PD.: Parabéns 500 fotos.
yedirenk (11244) 2011-04-30 15:53
Hi dear Ana,
very congratulations for your 500th post.thanks for 500 wonderful photos..
a great portrait presentation with superb sharpness and clarity.an interesting daily life shot with eye catcher details and textures in the wall.dynamic composition.TFS,
Silvio1953 (150439) 2011-05-01 5:32
Ciao Ana, congratulations for your splendid 500th post bon TE, fantastic portrait of this poor man, fantastic exoression, excellent clarity and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio
sacavem (18620) 2011-05-02 9:04
Congratulations for 500 captures and a thanks for 500 shared moments.
É um bom marco na tua participação aqui no TE.Bem fotografado com cores muito boas.
serp2000 (45350) 2011-05-02 17:45
Firstly, my congratulations on your 500th post here!
Good choice for this celebration. Superb capture, impressive sharpness.
All the best wishes from Russia!
ruisc_pt (11090) 2011-05-04 10:05
O outro "lado" é fantástico. Achei NY imperdível...e não só.
Parabéns por este 500º posto..
uma ode à Índia..
yquem46 (38752) 2011-05-04 10:12
i missed this one posted when I was in Provence for a short week
Bravo for your 500 contributions to TE
This one that you selected for this occasion is excellent
Daily life situation just the way i like them, natural, not posed but showing the man in full action in his business
Nice colors and an adequate neutral though interesting wall as the BG
Some more please
vishaal (1042) 2011-05-05 23:17
My dear Ana, this is truly wonderful ! A wonderful portrait of this energetic magician, full of confidence ! I think he's explaining something interesting....!
Ana, I love to see your posts, especially from India. They are great ! And this one is no exception, both in terms of quality and atmosphere (created by the mix of this beautiful shot and your description in the note). Wonderful sharpness and excellently rich colors.
My favorite !
Best wishes and congratulations on your 500th !!
Bluejeans (64251) 2011-05-06 5:14
Ola Ana ,
Parabéns pela 500 foto no Te sempre de grande qualidade e interesse , escolheste uma bela foto de vida diária deste magico de rua , bons detalhes, parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
Bom fim de semana
jlbrthnn (76039) 2011-05-09 3:18
Oi a Ana,
com um pouca de demora, eu o felicito em suas 500 publicações O conheceu. Para este evento, você escolheu um retrato típico. É uma fotografia interessante. Eu aprecie) cores, qualidade da fotografia, e expressão do caráter. Bravo.
Atousa (7131) 2011-05-11 5:32
Congratulations on your 500th post although I'm really late!.. It is a great magical shot indeed.. very impressive.. thank you.
Best regards, Atousa
subhendu_bagchi (26089) 2011-05-11 6:09
congrats on your 500th here in TE. great shot with fine depth and light. Like the portrait of the street magician. Very well composed shot indeed. Thanks for sharing this shot and waiting to see next 500 photos.
nikkitta (17068) 2011-05-11 19:36
Congrats for your 500 post on TE!
Besides you chose a great subject to do a good portrait
Magical photo of magical Mandawa, plenty of wonderful havelis, as you said
Greetings from Argentina
jmdias (67283) 2011-05-18 17:40
muito bonita esta foto, o homem está muito bem colocado em cena, a luz é perfeita, a textura rústica da parede ao fundo faz um belo cenário e a malinha vermelha puxa os olhos. muito boa esta foto, parabéns
skippy007 (12510) 2011-05-29 2:39
Hello Ana, how are you?. Fine capture of this magician, Beautiful pose & love the expression, so animated, nice work & excellent quality image. Compliments & congratulation on your 500th post, sometimes I wonder if I will ever last that long, well on both counts.
Waylim (25436) 2011-06-15 23:04
Excellent 500th post, that is a lot of photos you share with us. I like very much the dramatic emotion in his face. It like more like a dramatic stage play than a magician. Very nice texture background make the whole thing look like a painting.
Good shot. Thanks.
blagov58 (291) 2011-08-17 15:02
it wasn't very scary to make a picture of a magician? Nice portrait, great character.
stevenmelissa (203) 2011-09-02 19:53
What a striking portrait! Perfect focus and a very pleasing composition. I love the abstract painterly look of the wall behind him - such a nice contrast to the crystal clarity of the subject. Very successful photo.
Best regards, Steve
MichaelTrezzi (3368) 2011-09-07 4:22
You just captured a great moment here in a move complemented by the facial expression of the magician. Well done. Thanks for sharing. Kind regards, Michael
scalerman (26900) 2011-10-10 7:51
Ana: it's a pleasure to see old TE members still posting. This could be any street anywhere in India - but you captured the moment in crystal... Great... best, c
wolf38 (31296) 2012-02-29 1:08
Hello Ana. The posture and gestures of the man is interesting - as well as the accessories around. The photograph stimulates the imagination of the viewer. Informative text. Good work. Rgds, Wolfgang.
CLODO (35384) 2012-02-29 1:32
someone critics it this morning, so that is why I discovered this ancien shot of you.
Good low POV to be at his level, and decisive moment when he raises his hand and talks with someone. The red suitecase indicates what he is doing.
- Copyright: Ana Dores (adores) (46307)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-10-02
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: FujiFilm FinePix S9600
- Exposure: f/3.4, 1/40 seconds
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