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Market Day

By mattparryphoto      
Marrakech can be a challenge photographically compared to some places I have been however it does have amazing scenes like this one if you look for them. As soon as I passed this alley and spotted this scene it couldn't have been placed better. Good light, fantastic colours on the djalabayas and not a tourist in sight to ruin the frame! These people are buying fruit and veg.

This picture came third in the travel round of the Photographer of the Year 2013 competition run by Bauer Media (Digital Photo, Practical Photography & photoanswers.co.uk). More recently (Feb 2014) it was shortlisted in the people category of the National Geographic Traveller Photography Competition 2014.

Tags: Morocco Travel Market People Local Alley way Marrakesh Landscape and travel Portraits and people

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tonyguitar Plus
7 77 37 Canada
19 Jun 2015 1:19AM
There is no question that this is indeed a winner. Simple power, colour, composition and clarity. A pleasure to consider. TG

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PranavMishra 7 52 17 India
19 Jun 2015 3:32AM
yes fantastic.. very colorful..
cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 29 Northern Ireland
19 Jun 2015 7:33AM
What an opportunity GrinGrin
sawsengee Plus
13 6 28 Malaysia
19 Jun 2015 4:30PM
beautifully framed scene with vibrant colours Smile
fazzer 10 54 7 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2015 10:43PM
That's a gem Matt can see why it did so well Smile

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