At the end of the only road leading to a small settlement of San Jose de Buja... Behind - you find only the river's "trails" and the jungle with its swamps...
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Vato_Law (12732) 2012-04-15 11:03
again the kids and their closed faces towards you, like if they were suspicious of your presence,
A fact that I find strange as normally you get in touch with the persons you photograph.
Do you have a reason for that?
I like those photos you've been showing and specially their environment not crowded, like you were right at the end of somewthing.
In other way, it reminds me a bit those american towns which are right before the entrance for the deserts, only missing the advise "right now you are on your own!".
bisok (948) 2012-04-15 11:04
No cóż Jurku ...
Pozazdrościć ci takiego sprzętu wypada ...
Nie wspomnę o sokolim oku i smaku (nie myślę tu o tym związanym z językiem ;)
Czystość kolorów, nasycenie, wierność i tam takie inne trele, po prostu niedościgniona ...
Zaryzykuję twierdzenie, że ten aparacik bije 5D
Glint (6171) 2012-04-15 11:07
I like this composition. The coloured geometry is graphically appealing. Yet there is also a human element too.Perhaps I would have cropped a little from the top as there is a distracting element above the standing girl's head.Very well seen.
GREGG (7888) 2012-04-15 11:51
to co ma swoją wartość i smak - życie
z dala od szlaków,
taka "kolorowa bieda"- w słońcu i za dnia.
B. dobry kadr,
brianmcc (6219) 2012-04-15 12:29
this is a great candid street scene. the colours are strong and create wonderful visual impact. the children add that essential human element. an excellent composition.
delnaja (2056) 2012-04-15 12:30
Interesting composition. Like a dyptiq. Makes me think of Mondrian in a way.
InasiaJones (31566) 2012-04-15 16:17
An interesting palette of colours and textures, and a composition that despite being frontal, offers depth and some play of dimension.
I like how the girl in yellow stands out from the dark background and is adopting a nonchalant pose, but the kid with a pink skirt is hiding her face in an obvious manner that doesn't send the right message.
I'm all for spontaneity, although it's not always easy to capture. Whether it's a touristic area and she is used to tourists and therefore, was expecting to get money for a more generous collaboration, otherwise, a small chat and an attempt to make her laugh might have made the job.
That's a pity because otherwise, all elements were there to create an impeccable composition, with three subjects positioned in a great "layout", vivid colours typical from tropical regions and a cool environment to shoot.
Maybe by kneeling down, the perspective would have been corrected and the viewer would have been at the level of the kids.
BennyV (18977) 2012-04-16 5:57
The composition with its various rectangles makes this shot look like a patchwork, a collage of scenes. Very colourful and appealing work.