Uitkijk is a small village located at western of Paramaribo and on Saramacca River. Uitkijk haven’t any bridge to pass over Saramacca River. There was a ferry like ship but not working because broken engine, no maintenances etc. People need to pass over Saramacca River for their next stops, houses, works and also some times for any emergency reason. Two guys at the middle of boat were rider of motorcycle and they asked to young boatmen for transporting to shore. You can see broken ship and next shore at workshop version.
Saramacca River : Saramacca River is a river in Suriname (estuary located at around 5.85° N 55.8833333° W).
It originates in the Wilhelmina Mountains and flows northwards and enters the Atlantic Ocean together with Coppename River.
It has a river basin of 9.400 km² and length of 255 km. Saramacca River is used for water transport.
Scientific exploration of the river began in the 1770s.
Arawaks named this river "Surama", today's name "Saramacca" is probably derived from it.
Saramacca District : Saramacca is a district of Suriname, in the north. Saramacca's capital city is Groningen, with other towns and cities including Batavia and Boskamp.
Saramacca has a population of 13,600 and an area of 3,636 km².
The district has traditionally been the site of dozens of small, family owned farming communities, and it has only been recently that large agricultural projects have begun to emerge, primarily geared to the production of bananas and rice.
The district is known for its birds, with ornithologists and birdwatchers coming from all over the world to study and admire Saramacca's toucans, parrots and cocks-of-the-rock.
Saramacca, usually spelled saramaka is also the name of a group of Maroons who established communities along the Saramacca River having fled slavery.
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JasPahal (336) 2006-09-11 14:37
The color of the sky is great; could use a frame and maybe a description of why you were there and why it's significant.. Colors are good, as well as sharpness and clarity.
Thanks for sharing,
Silvio1953 (136829) 2006-09-11 14:52
An other evocative photo of the Suriname. Optimal the choice of the time that evidences the addle while it raises the water. Thanks in order introduce us this beautifulst nation.
MIG13 (0) 2006-09-11 17:31
Hi, Ertugrul! Another nice view of Suriname's beautiful nature! I like the composition (great perspective) and the warm colours! TFS! Greetings from Rio! Miguel.
Gerrit (51926) 2006-09-11 18:12
Great way of transport. Now queues, no noise and easy going.
It looks splendid with the abundant nature, the blue sky and the brown water. Great sharpness and definition.
pierrefonds (63394) 2006-09-11 22:43
A good POV of the Saramacca River, the boat and of the forest, the photo is sharp and clear. It has a good composition and nice colors. Thanks for sharing.
izmirli (3989) 2006-09-12 17:45
very nice picture.beautiful composition and note.beautiful blue sky and trees.
hayırlı akşamlar sevgili dostum.
prezntime (3946) 2006-09-14 9:49
Were you also on a boat? wonderful POV. The colors are so rich. From the chocolate brown of the river to the light blue sky; the saturation is perfect. The two birds in the sky (left and right) add a contradicting balance to the scene.
Very well done.
josepmarin (58325) 2006-09-15 13:11
A very interesting photo of this boat that makes the work of ferry to cross this river.
Defined well and with good colors, I like to see the dynamism of the oars in the dirty water of the river, and this bike upon the boat, in an unusual image. You have caught a very beautiful sky sprinkled of clouds.
Good lighting also.
Scharan (14144) 2006-09-16 1:49
Muito bonita esta foto, cores e contrastes belíssimos,gosto da composição, do movimento da água e o céu está maravilhoso.
ahmetgedikli (25593) 2006-10-07 17:47
Surinam'dan bir başka güzel fotoğraf... Karede netlik, derinlik, renkler harika... Bottaki kürek hareketini de iyi yakalamışsınız, bir de buluttan zengin bir gökyüzüne sahip galiba Surinam. Tekrar selamlaer, ellerine sağlık.
kency (2352) 2006-10-09 10:35
This on is nice,sharp and with great movement
Well done.......I am back....Ken.
sothy81 (9588) 2006-11-08 18:11
Great composition. Very colorful and very moving. You captured it well. Good work. Sothy
Benedict (7076) 2006-11-12 22:14
the white clouds and the bright day give the clarity of this picture a superb result! i was just wondering why the waters are brown if not murky? does it always flood there?
gunbud (34066) 2007-01-09 22:33
Great daily life photo with this practical form of transport. Stunning colors and detail tha show the young boatmen's skill in navigating the considerable current.
vagabondtravels (6511) 2007-02-03 22:34
Nice comp with the canoe heading toward the shore. Very sharp. The colors are so vivid. Great greens. Good work.
atus (15856) 2007-03-09 5:37
I've found another great image in Your very nice portfolio. The perspective and the pov is very good here and You managed the harsh light and obtained wonderful colours wit the cpl filter. The overall sharpness is excellent and i like the perfectly visible texture of the water.
Well done, my Friend!
Tfs and best wishes!
Vasa (515) 2008-01-20 16:09
This is a big pleasure , Ertugrul, to come back in your gallery and to find so many nice photos like this one of the river Saramacca. Best regards from Belgrade....Branko
Greg1949 (9011) 2008-05-22 17:02
Ertugrul, I searched through your wonderful gallery. I found many I thought great, as did many others. I think this one is wonderful in it's own right though a bit different that some of you other higher rated ones. I like the detail in the action, the oar, the interior of the boat, the motorcycle. I think this is the core of TE, what it about if you will. Beautiful is beautiful but this is well captured, well presented and informative and to me that makes it great.
danos (94346) 2008-06-21 0:29
nice shot with a picturesque environment in combination with the splendid colors and brilliant light make the scene unique.The boat with the fishermen in the Saramacca River,with the greenery background are an eyes catcher.Excellent composition and great snapshot.Well done my friend.
Have a nice weekend,Danos
jusninasirun (17162) 2008-10-27 7:51
Hi Ertugrul. The sky with puffy white cloud is attractive. The boat is at the sweet spot captured with pristine sharpness and well metered exposure. Beautiful view and very well framed. Regards. Jusni
Charo (51210) 2008-11-24 17:17
Superb light and contrast of colors in this capture of everyday life that happens in the river. Excellent dynamism and definition.
paura (47186) 2009-01-16 5:47
Excellent technical setting here in this beautiful and artistic composition. The watter details in the paddle are beautiful add. well done!
- Copyright: Ertugrul Kilic (parbo) (11092)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-09-03
- Categories: Daily Life, Transportation
- Camera: Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom, Digital ISO 80, Hoya PRO1 Digital Circular PL
- Exposure: f/4, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2006-09-11 14:32