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The Camel Run

By fazzer  
First thing in the morning a camel trader leads his herd of camels through the thick desert bush en route to the camel fair in Pushkar,Rajasthan,India.Thanks for all the great feedback on this travel series Smile

Tags: Photo journalism Travel Pushkar Portraits and people

Voters: Tibetan, AnneWorner, rontear and 21 more

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Tibetan 6 3 England
18 Dec 2012 4:34PM
Like that a very nice photo in mono, good detail, and tones and a nice light, well done regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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fazzer 9 54 7 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2012 4:36PM
Thanks Leon SmileSmile
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2012 6:50PM
Another superb image from Rajasthan which works really well in mono.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
18 Dec 2012 7:01PM
The rim light separates the herder from the background well. Another excellent portrait, Jeremy.

fazzer 9 54 7 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2012 7:13PM
Thank you Ann & Dave SmileSmile
almiles 8 38 102 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2012 9:04PM
As Dave says, the rim lighting works very well and the side on view of the herder coupled with his action pose and determined facial expression makes it clear he's heading off on a journey so his central placement works well in that he's going off and out of frame rather than across it. The separation of figure and ground is helped by the DoF blurring of the camels whilst yet again retaining enough information to put him in context, plus he carries a stick and it doesn't look like it's for walking! This is a brilliant series Jeremy and I learning a lot for travel/journalism photography thanks Smile
fazzer 9 54 7 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 9:56AM
Thank you Alan, I appreciate the time you spend in critiquing my images ,it's always interesting to see what other people see in them Smile
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 10:20AM
I can't beat a critique like almiles has done here so well,
so I'll just say this is a superb travel image, looks great in mono though it would probably be good in colour also.
The focus on the camel trader is wonderful with all his paraphernalia.
fazzer 9 54 7 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 11:43AM
Thank you Kate SmileSmile
UrbaneMagick 6 172 1 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2012 8:32PM
Jeremy............... this series is entrhalling.
Not sure how I missed this one... but glad I found it !!

Thanks for all the comments / advice over the year I;ve belonged on here... really appreciated.

Have a great 2013,

Gareth Smile
PranavMishra 5 52 17 India
23 Aug 2014 8:53AM
very well taken.

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