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Well Balanced

By Jasper87  
Back to Burma! Lake Inle again and one of the many fisherman sorting out his net profit Smile Their balance is amazing, they wedge the oar under their arm and scull (that's with a C not K!!) using a leg whilst keeping both arms free to 'operate' the nets.

Good to see you still like the Thames images, many thanks for all your comments/clicks, and to Carol, John, Ann, Rob, John and Mark for the UAs.


Tags: Fishing Water Burma Landscape and travel Inle lake

Voters: CarolG, Hermanus, marktc and 112 more

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
2 Feb 2013 8:44AM
Years of practice, Dave Smile I do hope all his efforts were worthwhile. Carol

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
2 Feb 2013 8:44AM
This is an excellent photo Dave !! Amazing skill these guys have developed - and I am sure it has been passed down the generations Smile Great stuff SmileGrinGrinGrin
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 8:55AM
Terrific "catch" Dave, another gem of an image, portraying a skilful and hard way of life. Nice one sir!
2 Feb 2013 9:00AM
I suppose that he didn't lost his balanceSmileSmile A fine capture Dave
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
2 Feb 2013 9:03AM
Great Colour and light - well captured
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
2 Feb 2013 9:03AM
Another excellent travelogue type image, capturing a flavour of the life style of this particular fisherman, and his skills: I have used the term "well balanced" in the context of landscapes, but this brings a totally different meaning to that term, Dave.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:11AM
Excellent image here Dave.

2 Feb 2013 9:12AM
Another fabulous image, Dave, which gives insight into the ways of another culture - so well composed and taken!
I bet they appreciate the food they eat and I also bet not much goes to waste!

Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
2 Feb 2013 9:35AM
Lovely composition, great candid shot.

Great composition, colour and a nicely blurred background which allows you to identify it without distracting from the main composition. Again image tells a story. You must have enough for a photobook!
2 Feb 2013 9:39AM
Wonderful image! I like the way one can see the background too - a well rounded image.
2 Feb 2013 9:40AM
Excellent capture Dave,
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:41AM
Looks like a 3D image! Wonderful take!Grin IB
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
2 Feb 2013 9:42AM
Impressive well composed and interesting candid.

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:53AM
A cracking composition Dave, one which is so wonderfully balanced, and for me should be all over the net...

Regards Nathan
A colourful capture Dave well done.
Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:58AM
A superb image and insight into another culture
2 Feb 2013 10:22AM
A fantastic image Dave and well captured
zapar40 8 66 5 Wales
2 Feb 2013 10:26AM
great shot. Dave.
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
2 Feb 2013 10:31AM
Nope that's not him either...............GrinGrinGrinGrin
Philip_H 6 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 10:39AM
Huckleberry Finn a la Burmese style - super image.

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
2 Feb 2013 11:02AM
Another stunner Dave, some amazing photographs from your trip.


2 Feb 2013 11:02AM
A very well captured candid of this clever chap.

nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
2 Feb 2013 11:16AM
Super colour shot, wonderful DOF. Brilliant work, Dave!
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
2 Feb 2013 12:30PM
Beautiful and interesting shot with perfect DOF Dave. I also like the greenish blue patterns in the windows.
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 12:35PM
Wonderful to see how other people live Dave a great capture.Smile
Tibetan 6 3 England
2 Feb 2013 12:57PM
Excellent shot good definition here Dave, almost looks 3D. nice reflections, and good balanced shot, love it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
2 Feb 2013 1:01PM
Excellent dof and colour Dave, smashing.

John Smile
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
2 Feb 2013 1:15PM
He has super balance. A very interesting and well captured image.......Sandy
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 1:36PM
Foreground, background, a whole way of life captured here.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 2:24PM
Good composition and interesting subject poised to perfection.
The houses add extra interest in b/g.
Good repetition of blues.
2 Feb 2013 2:35PM
very fine capture here Dave excellent work pleasure to view

LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 3:26PM
Beautifully composed, beautifully captured, informative image.
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
2 Feb 2013 3:26PM
A great composition and a envy him a bit

2 Feb 2013 4:00PM
A well taken pic.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Feb 2013 4:33PM
A cracking shot, Dave - I've be soon in the water if I tried that! Wink
Trev Smile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 4:56PM
That is impressive Dave and not even a wobble as you went by (I assume you were in a boat too).
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
2 Feb 2013 5:02PM
A brilliant candid shot and a great titleSmile
HELANA 8 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 5:09PM
A super candid shot Dave, very well capture and lovely information too.
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 6:02PM
Another remarkable capture from your Myanmar series Dave.

saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
2 Feb 2013 6:40PM
Amazing skills they have, Dave. Almost as good as the skills shown by you in capturing this image of him performing.Smile

jdinne 15 16 England
2 Feb 2013 7:29PM
Excellent Dave, superbly composed.

Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 7:58PM
You will have a load of us booked for Burma soon
stunning shot again
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 8:26PM
brilliant light and colours dave cracking detail a stunner top shot Wink
meniko 7 Cyprus
2 Feb 2013 8:54PM
S Smile

jasonrwl Plus
8 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 9:16PM
Love it Dave. Could have been tempted to take out the wires at the top but I guess they are part of the scene.
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
2 Feb 2013 11:02PM
GREAT shot, Dave -- great light and comp. Perfect DOF.
3 Feb 2013 12:03AM
Multitasking, Dave!SmileSmileSmileTongueTongue
johnke 5 223 15
3 Feb 2013 6:47AM
Nicely Captured.
Nicely done, Dave. Good copsosition and timing.

6 3 8 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 12:57PM
Rather him than me!Tongue Another fine capture, nice one!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Last, but not least.

Spot on Dave. I do wonder if a crop to take the overhead wires out would add to the image. Not that it needs much adding to it.


ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
3 Feb 2013 2:10PM
Wow...these guys are pretty scillful! Talk about balance.

Wonderful light and clarity in this, Dave. The water looks like rippled blue glass! Delish Smile

xwang 9 56 8
3 Feb 2013 2:52PM
Yes, indeed. Excellently captured image, beautiful colour and detail. The house at back is very interesting..
3 Feb 2013 6:13PM
A local poacher ... Where is the police!WinkLol
Good shot, DaveSmile
Regards Valery
derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 8:22PM
Another belter Dave. How many memory cards did you get through?.
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
4 Feb 2013 5:58AM
People who are ambidextrous are inclined to be a bit smug, little do they know about what true versatility is Dave, this is a fine shot!
Rgds., Jim
4 Feb 2013 9:09AM
An amazing photo.
Regards Ely
phil99 11 45 6 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2013 9:10AM
Amazing light and great candid shot .I bet he didn't realise you we're taking the image he is so precariously balanced and concentrating....Phil
Richsr 11 91 223 England
4 Feb 2013 10:10AM
Good one Dave the details and light make this a fine capture
Regards Richard
almiles 8 38 102 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2013 12:32PM
Good action shot, he looks to be concentrating on his net rather than his balance which indicates his skill. The background is nicely soft so as not to be too distracting but still recognisable for contextual purposes. Your colours are lovely yet again.
User_Removed 8 48 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2013 1:19PM
Super image Dave, great comp'.
Regards, Alf.
Well Balanced indeed Dave as is your comp super capture with cracking colours.

danbrann Plus
13 637 17
4 Feb 2013 4:48PM
Another winner Dave. Excellent.
PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 5:24PM
Amazing sense of balance well captured Dave. paul
5 Feb 2013 6:43PM
Another excellent capture Dave..Lin
bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
6 Feb 2013 8:52PM
This is a superb image of the fisherman Dave - a thought - I reckon a crop just above the blue line of the windows would really tighten the composition up nicely.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
6 Feb 2013 9:31PM
Cheers Bri, your version will be in my Burma photobook.

bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
7 Feb 2013 9:28AM
Glad you liked the idea Dave.Smile
Ayoob 7 Australia
8 Feb 2013 8:32PM
wonderful capture ,Dave...........Grin
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
17 Feb 2013 7:03PM
An excellent image giving us an insight into their way of life

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