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These nets were introduced by the Chinese Emperor Zheng He in the fourteenth century and are so effective that they are still used daily in Cochin. There are many of them along the shoreline.

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:4 May 2014 - 4:30 AM
Focal Length:40mm
Aperture:f/9.5
Shutter Speed:1/750sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Chinese Fishing Nets, Cochin
Username:TonyDy TonyDy
Uploaded:7 Aug 2014 - 11:05 AM
Tags:Chinese fishing nets, Cochin, India, Landscape / travel, Photo journalism
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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 Aug 2014 - 11:20 AM

Beautiful...
IB

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2014 - 11:57 AM

I'm alway amazed these contraptions work. But they do. Good capture of yours Tony.
Peter.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2014 - 2:57 PM

Looks very complicated, Tony, but obviously effective. Well captured. Carol

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sawsengee
sawsengee  84 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2014 - 3:53 PM

wonderful invention & nicely captured activities.......have seen some of these nets silhouetted against the rising & setting sun & they look awesome. Come October, I will be in Kochi to see them myself. Regards. Smile

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
7 Aug 2014 - 4:39 PM

Thank you all.
Tony

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
7 Aug 2014 - 7:47 PM

Wow that is a big frame but they obviously work. Great shot Tony. Cathy

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alansnap
alansnap e2 Member 10529 forum postsalansnap vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2014 - 8:04 PM

I loved these Tony. I was lucky enough to get some decent shots and a video.
Alan

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
8 Aug 2014 - 2:47 PM

Thank you both.
Tony

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
9 Aug 2014 - 10:31 PM

Great cultural image Tony. Good photography to boot!
Regards Don

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