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Hanoi Street
Hanoi Street
stephan11


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Best of 2008 (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Date: Oct 2, 2008
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Travel, Street
Date Uploaded: Jan 9, 2009

Women in traditional Vietnamese hats carrying fruit in bamboo baskets.

Cropped only

Statistics
Place: 316 out of 531
Avg (all users): 5.5240
Avg (commenters): 6.1111
Avg (participants): 5.5263
Avg (non-participants): 5.5172
Views since voting: 600
Views during voting: 351
Votes: 229
Comments: 12
Favorites: 0


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01/24/2009 12:05:11 AM
677021.jpgPostLuminous Award Nominee!
seemingly simple capture, but luminous color, tactile texture, a sense of place, of work, of character, of life
01/23/2009 08:44:45 PM
Thanks for all the useful, nice and sometimes critical comments. Just starting to submit my shots, so I appreciate any encouragement and feedback that helps me improve.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/22/2009 10:55:14 PM
Love how hats symbolise the heads.
01/22/2009 10:41:29 PM
This is a brilliant image. There is a secret balance, between the two carriers on their perpendicular planes. It is momentary and eternal. You get a 10 from me.
01/20/2009 11:47:30 PM
You should have used the full 720 pixels on at least one side. Other than that, this is some interesting street photography. Nice textures, colors and a lot going on.
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01/17/2009 04:59:46 PM
Great capture here
01/17/2009 10:55:13 AM
vibrant colours, nicely sharpened, nice DOF, very interesting shot that holds you attention and you hold your breath to as you want to see if the limes (?) will fall. Great capturewell done
01/17/2009 10:40:11 AM
wish you could have caught them head on with their loads...
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/17/2009 03:47:24 AM
more of a tourist snap than a well thought out image...I reckon it would have been better to approach the person and get a decent shot...in this, everyone has their back to us...sorry :(
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/16/2009 04:06:21 PM
Great street life!
01/16/2009 01:46:52 PM
the ladder, the pole, the two people carrying baskets, the decay of the wall - it all provides a wonderful snapshot into the back alleys of Hanoi
01/16/2009 07:17:45 AM
Excellent street shot. The tempation is to complain that you can't see their faces, but I'm not sure you could at any angle.
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