Dragon boat races are traditionally held as part of the annual Duanwu Festival or Duen Ng observance in China. 19th-century European observers of the racing ritual, not understanding the significance of Duanwu, referred to the spectacle as a "dragon boat festival". This is the term that has become known in the West. (From Wikipedia)
Taken at Lake Las Vegas.
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lousat (87012) 2013-09-25 7:51
Hi Eleu,beautiful pic,the details are really fantastics despite the distance,perfect moment whit the best light to have the best colors too,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
ikeharel (67087) 2013-09-25 8:05
Good morning Eleu,
I am always impressed with those rowers, how their action is perfectly in tandem.
Fine colorful view on the river and the lavish green surrounding, inspite the fact it is within a desert area.
rychem (32161) 2013-09-25 8:57
Beautiful summer photo, I'm already nervous which boat wins, a lot of rivalry atmosphere in your photo
Silvio1953 (136545) 2013-09-25 11:09
Ciao Eleu, lovely composition with beautiful boats, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
jemaflor (93121) 2013-09-25 11:26
Good pov on these sportmen, very beautiful light and colors, well managed.
Sonata11 (33737) 2013-09-25 13:40
very beautiful capture of this scene with fantastic sharpness, clarity and great lighting. Love it.
All the best, Barbara
mvdisco (17788) 2013-09-25 18:47
Hi Eleu, Bonsoir,
Very nice dragon boat race caught of you,
good action shot and details in a lovely place,
Beautiful tone of colors and light in a sharp presentation,
ChrisJ (109360) 2013-09-26 0:21
Good morning Eleu,
Strange to see such luxuriant and lush greenery in the middle of a desert area but then I know the Hoover Dam is not far from here. Good sharpness and density. Excellent color and saturation and well composed withe the centerline well away from the horizon. Tfs!
cornejo (39255) 2013-09-26 9:49
Hello Eleu, very good picture of this beautiful and interesting composition with dragon boats race. Very well captured in this beautiful image with great sharpness, depth, nice light and color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good morning and happy weekend.
All the best from southern Spain.
photoray (13725) 2013-09-26 16:16
Fine "drag-boat" race image for the uniform paddlers, and the tropical plant background which is unusual for the high desert.
abmdsudi (50420) 2013-09-28 23:22
Never expect this to be in Las Vegas Elue, what a great contrast there, an oasis in the desert! It's wonderful sports event timely shot full of vibrancy just leaps off the screen with all the array of stunning colours in such a brilliant weather condition. Indeed a scenic lake and the action packed, dynamic and the blue has extremely lifted this to high level, Wonderful capture, TFS
Miguel82 (27277) 2013-09-30 10:34
Vivid colors and nice pov of that boat race Eleu, the light is amazing, high definition and excellent colors
A brillant picture of that event, all the best
SWEETFREEDOM (24354) 2013-10-03 11:26
nice vivid colors. good details and p.o.v.
mcmtanyel (19603) 2013-10-08 19:11
What a colorful spectacle! With all that greenery in the background, it is hard to believe this is in the desert!
tatadalou (7445) 2013-10-09 14:57
Great light and vivid colours, it's really eye-catching ! The dragon number 1 boat is particularly interesting for the harmonious position of the rowers.
- Copyright: Eleu Tabares (eldancer1) (35425)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-10-13
- Categories: Daily Life, Festivals, Transportation, Event
- Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-09-25 7:48