abmdsudi (54595) 2016-08-28 18:36
A well-illustrated, looks good with the contrast between the stone and the greenery and many more delightful features of this beautiful place of worship that
have been well preserved. Well captured my friend. Congrats
abmdsudi (54595) 2016-08-28 18:10
I like the way touch of diagonal from the moving boat draws your eye through the image and the surrounding features. Nice viewpoint, intense colours and the composition really sets this off. A well caught moment, Congrats
abmdsudi (54595) 2016-08-28 17:28
You certainly chose the right lens for the job! This is a fabulous shot, under what must have been less than ideal conditions as far as lighting is concerned. Your toning, and choice of background is perfect for this, interesting exhibit - a glimpse at history. The warm tones really enhances the subject splendidly!
P/S Appreciate your nice words on my last upload,
abmdsudi (54595) 2016-08-28 17:13
It's an interesting looking building nicely restored & thanks to your explanation, the edifice is beautifully decorated, nice capture documenting the site and with the verticals exactly so. Congrats
tyro (25328) 2016-08-28 16:05
What full blooded bloke would not wish to photograph this most attractive young lady? And you have captured her here perfectly in the most lovely light. In fact, I suspect that the light was possibly really quite harsh but your processing skills and your conversion to black and white have managed to reduce the contrasts beautifully.
Your composition is well balanced too with the tall folded sunshade and lamppost nicely filling the height of the frame and with the girl perfectly placed with her books beneath. And a relatively wide aperture has caught her beautifully clear and sharp against a soft and non-distracting background.
tyro (25328) 2016-08-28 15:45
Another three fine photographs from your travels in China thirty years ago, two lovely landscape pictures from the train and one of a rather busy station where you could obviously refresh yourself by buying lots of food to sustain you during your day and a half long journey.
The villages look delightful although they may well have been lacking in any sort of comforts and the local people in them probably worked very hard for a meagre living. But the landscapes are quite pretty and with lovely colours.
As always, a fascinating note.
tyro (25328) 2016-08-28 12:43
A fascinating note and a group of lovely photographs to accompany it. We did, of course, see your previous photo but the other two workshop pictures really do set the scene for your main post here. I particularly like the picture of the fishermen.
I can fully understand why you didn't get many pictures if you were struggling through narrow tunnels and along narrow ledges with precipitous drops below - but this main one is a fine photograph of this little temple which, indeed, seems to be crammed with tourists too.
And all photos are excellent considering that they have been scanned from old Kodachrome slides.
tyro (25328) 2016-08-28 12:24
I can imagine that this is a view which many photographers here would have thought it best to avoid - far better to concentrate on taking what they might think were more attractive scenes - but they would have been wrong. Here you have excelled at producing a fine "graphic" image - which you do so well - from what might be thought very "ordinary" items - a red fence and girders and a distant view partially obscured by wire netting.
But it all "works" so very well to provide a well composed photograph with strong lines, strong colours, perfect exposure and excellent sharpness - but, above all, instant appeal!
tyro (25328) 2016-08-28 12:08
This is truly an inspired shot! Many of us wouldn't even think of taking a photograph in such adverse lighting conditions - but that would have been our loss!
I love the way the long shadows of the legs of the person walking towards you from the sun seem to go on forever while that fabulous golden glow strikes up from the pavement and lights the cyclist on the right.
A brilliant photograph, clearly showing the heat of the sun on this day in London.