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Taken on the Li River early morning..a fisherman gets ready with comorant bird.

Simon.

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:The Fisherman
Username:BURNBLUE BURNBLUE
Uploaded:31 May 2011 - 10:24 AM
Tags:China, Portraits / people
Votes:64

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7293 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 10:26 AM

Superb...made by the b/g. giving a feeling of belonging somewhere.

Keith

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soulofharmony
soulofharmony e2 Member 4soulofharmony vcard Norfolk Island1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 10:37 AM

Awesome...wish i had an award.

The beauty of culture and mankind..represented in a masterpiece of Photography capturing the moment.

Nikki xx

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carmenfuchs
31 May 2011 - 11:37 AM

wow. speechless. =)

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jonathanbp
jonathanbp e2 Member 594 forum postsjonathanbp vcard Indonesia
31 May 2011 - 12:02 PM

Stunning as usual - Jonathan

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RobboB
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31 May 2011 - 12:44 PM

Brilliant shot. Wonderful light and iconic image.

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 12:46 PM

Hey Rob..thanks for the UA! Appreciate it alot Smile.

Si.

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Gaucho
Gaucho e2 Member 122042 forum postsGaucho vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 1:07 PM

Quite magical!

Malcolm

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fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 1:30 PM

Wonderful work Simon. Certainly conveys a little bit of the being there experience.

Fraser

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7d
7d  3 United Kingdom
31 May 2011 - 1:47 PM

1 of the best all round images ive seen on this site.
well done.
shaun.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 1:54 PM

WOW! what a great image Si', you've been away for a awhile but what a come back.

John Smile

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 2:02 PM

Wow John..thanks for the UA mate.

Regards Si.

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Imagephotographics

Fantastic image - love it, well taken indeed !

Chris

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mikan
mikan  2 Romania
31 May 2011 - 2:13 PM

Wonderful image

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 2:19 PM

This is magical. Just beautiful!..........Sandy

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
31 May 2011 - 3:40 PM

Pure Magic
Mavis

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cassiecat
cassiecat  539 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 5:34 PM

lovely with the lamp light. shortlisted.lesley

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BeiK
BeiK  8 Scotland
31 May 2011 - 5:44 PM

Superb! Wonderful!
Bitte

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 72322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 6:02 PM

Fabulous work Simon.
Tom.

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LesF
LesF  7175 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 6:20 PM

Can't have been an easy shot to get this Si, but you have plus some

Little trip to China then, where too ?

LesF

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 6:33 PM

Spent some time around Guilin Les.

Regards Si.

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dathersmith
dathersmith e2 Member 7544 forum postsdathersmith vcard England12 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 6:40 PM

Superb work as ever Si, the exposure for the lamp and the guys face is spot on. Great stuff.

Darren.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 6:45 PM

Wonderful lighting!

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 6:46 PM

You're more than welcome Si', and how could I not? This is a real stunner of a shot.

John Smile

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woodlark
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31 May 2011 - 7:53 PM

Top Quality capture, up there with your best !!!
Love it.

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 8:34 PM

Hey Karl, thanks for the UA Grin

Regards Si.

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MalcolmM
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31 May 2011 - 8:51 PM

Superb image

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Glostopcat
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31 May 2011 - 9:11 PM

An outstanding image Simon, such wonderful use of light. Whenever I see these fishermen and their coromorants now they remind me of the HSBC advert

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Eviscera
Eviscera  71093 forum posts United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2011 - 9:11 PM

Top work Si !

Have you tried cloning out the really bright middle bit ( I think its an arm) to just allow the natural arc of his jacket to freefow ?

Might be an idea , then you get that wonderful diagonal light from the boat to his face to the hills beyond.

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Sezz
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31 May 2011 - 10:44 PM

Aw this one is a bit special Si, can really feel the mood here and that's what makes it magical - my shortlist too! Smile

Sarah *

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chris-p
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31 May 2011 - 11:09 PM

Mine too...Smile

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Cormy
Cormy  6 England
31 May 2011 - 11:25 PM

Totally agree with Nikki (soulofharmony),she can share my award.Well done Si,this is magnificent.
Cheers
Alan

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2011 - 7:15 AM

Thanks everybody for your generous comments on the fisherman.

simon.

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Alan_Coles
1 Jun 2011 - 8:41 AM

Stonking shot Si.

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BillyGoatGruff
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1 Jun 2011 - 10:46 AM

Brilliant!

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2011 - 11:13 AM

Thanks Pete for HC..and everyone who liked the image.

Cheers Simon.

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carmenfuchs
1 Jun 2011 - 11:47 AM

just an HC? jesus christ...

i think this is one of the best if not THE best image i've ever seen on this site. i can easily picture this as a national geographic cover. magnificent work, si. =)

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2011 - 12:11 PM

I agree with Carmen! Congrat's Si Smile

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johnnyboy114
1 Jun 2011 - 2:41 PM

Outstanding photography.....there is so much in this image....the story, the technique, the idea and the moment.....fabulous....

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TOByLERONE e2 Member 5TOByLERONE vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2011 - 8:51 AM

This has to be about the most creative portrait I've seen - unique and pure magic.

Al

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2011 - 10:21 AM

Hey both Al and Alan...thanks guys for the UAs! Much appreciated indeed Grin

Si.

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Scaramanga
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2 Jun 2011 - 1:17 PM

Wonderful light and backdrop a beautiful shot.

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ovi
ovi  10 Romania1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2011 - 1:40 PM

What a wondeful story telling image!!!One to keep in your heart forever.Exceptionallll!!!
ovi

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2011 - 1:53 PM

Thank you OVI for UA...much appreciated.

Si.

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billydo
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2 Jun 2011 - 9:48 PM

Just magic....


Neal.

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Platchet
Platchet  7 Wales8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2011 - 11:35 PM

Unique.

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6 Jun 2011 - 4:53 AM

Simply stunning!

Jim

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BURNBLUE
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6 Jun 2011 - 8:03 AM

Thanks Carm..you came through with UA as stated girl.

Si x

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2011 - 1:34 PM

Si - it was really difficult to choose which one of your images to award this week, I would award all of them if I could!
Anyway I think that this one has to be my favourite so please accent my 'Star' award to add to the many others Smile

Sarah *

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BURNBLUE
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6 Jun 2011 - 4:42 PM

Thanks Sarah for UA, much appreciated!

Si x

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