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taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
10 Sep 2013 3:11AM
The processing is rich and dark, a wonderful slice of life shown here!

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
10 Sep 2013 4:08AM
This is a lovely image Marian !! I want to go there NOW !!
Wonderful image, Marian, and quite some spectacular scenery. I'll go there with Herman.

Peter
S_Psharma 4 1 India
10 Sep 2013 4:44AM
Stunning beauty.
10 Sep 2013 5:52AM
A beautiful scene.
Too dark and blurry for me to be in your top shots, Marian.
Perhaps I should clean the monitor.
Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
10 Sep 2013 6:36AM
I like this, I don't know why but I do. It has the feel of being taken on a 1970's Kodak Instamatic camera on some cheap no name film and it just works....somehow. Interesting, was the 70's look what you were after here Marian?

Andy
10 Sep 2013 7:14AM
I am intrigued with your camera setting with this incredibly moody image.
Note to F G.......be more adventurous with the BBC.....
I would love to see this cropped on the left hand side of the screen
I would like those 2 boats taken out
I realise it would make a different image and possibly not what you wanted
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 72 14 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2013 7:20AM
Intersteing Marian, agree with AndySmile


Cliff
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2013 7:50AM
Just a beautiful place.Smile

ivor
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
10 Sep 2013 8:42AM

Quote:The processing is rich and dark, a wonderful slice of life shown here!



I couldn't have said it any better.

Ken
10 Sep 2013 9:19AM
What a beautiful plaec, Marian.

Richard
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
10 Sep 2013 9:35AM
Not sharp enough Marian, had it been it would have more impact..
Ron
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2013 11:11AM
Softer image which is probably what you intended to highlight the child sitting
lost in his own world. The boats are very photogenic also.
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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
10 Sep 2013 11:58AM
It does have a 70's slide film feel to it, Marian. For me a little more light needed in the shadows and crop out totally the half-boat on the left. I had a play in PS5 but Mods not enabled.

Dave
saltireblue Plus
6 5.9k 33 Norway
10 Sep 2013 4:37PM
The child left to its own devices on a busy working beach while the adults go about their daily work.
A sign of times gone by.

Malc
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
10 Sep 2013 4:42PM
What a lovely and peaceful inlet, Marian! I also like your title.
Potra 3 Venezuela
10 Sep 2013 6:05PM
Thank you everybody for your comments on this picture. I just uploaded a version with the cropping suggested by my dearest Barbara.

I didn't want to give it a 70's look, but definitely wanted to make it look like an impressionist painting. What I captured is a piece of real life in a fishermen village at dusk. Everyone is on their own, ignoring me while I was stealing this moment for my self enjoyment.

In this picture, I loved the rough edges of the figures, the thick strokes of color and the purple highlights mixed with the dark verdigris of the sea. To me is more a painting than a picture, I processed it intentionally to give that impression.

And finally, the star of it is that child playing by himself, safe and free.
It does have that 70,s feel, intentional or not.. A little soft for me ..
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
11 Sep 2013 4:14AM
V2 is so good

Peter
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
11 Sep 2013 6:35AM
I want to be there. V2 does work better,
-=\Walter
Source 6
14 Sep 2013 11:24PM
Really like the soft focus and colours.Both versions are great
-source
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2013 6:14PM
My kind of beach with all those colourful boats! Grin
Wouldn't mind beeing there right now... IB

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