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Salt transporter 2

By mmz_khan    
Labors are carrying sea salt from field for further processing. This boat will be filled with raw salt and then transported to different salt factory.

Tags: Salt Sea Bangladesh Portraits and people Salt transporter

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banehawi Plus
17 2.7k 4308 Canada
14 Jul 2015 3:56PM
Terrific shot and point of view that connects nicely with the series.

Ive uploaded a different approach to processing as an alternate.


PranavMishra 9 52 18 India
14 Jul 2015 4:22PM
this is an informative image Khan.. love the pov (for which the credit goes to you.. ) which tells the story in a stronger way.. and to some degree also depicts the condition of such workers and the environment they work in.. salt is not a good substance to expose your skin for a long time..
dark_lord Plus
18 2.9k 813 England
14 Jul 2015 7:28PM
That's a great point of view, dramatic.
Willie's mod makes the image come alive as it's warmer but more importantly improves the detail in the shadows so that we can see the salt worker. A small positive exposure compensation at the time of capture would have been useful as you're shooting into the light and the bright sky has influenced the exposure. Possibly +2/3 would have been ok.

You could have increased the drama by dipping the camera slightly so the guy's head is closer to the top of the frame. That amount of sky isn't really needed. however, a crop will sort it. Mod to follow.

dudler Plus
18 1.9k 1933 England
14 Jul 2015 7:56PM
Yes - the point of view makes this shot.
pamelajean Plus
16 1.7k 2253 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2015 9:30PM
Until you mentioned the boat being filled, in your description, I wouldn't have known. I therefore think that if you could have included some more of the boat, and perhaps some water, the image would be easier to understand.

However, because of your excellent point of view, and having the workers set against the sky, I still like the image and the action very much.

paulbroad Plus
14 131 1294 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2015 7:38AM
Composition and interest high, but the quality has let you down. Not your usual standard. The contrast has lost a lot of detail in the shadows and you have tried to brighten the main figures face. I suspect a little under exposure and you are on spot metering and manual.

Great providing you metered from the correct tones and/or compensated. The salt may be a bit yellow hen unprocessed, but I suspect it should be brighter.

The idea image for flash fill.

15 Jul 2015 6:58PM
thanks for your comments and mods...
it was a very difficult angle for me.... i was actually inside the storage box and they were putting salt all over me.....
i forget fill flash idea.... i will try to keep it mind next time....

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