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Morning Ride

Morning Ride

I took this picture of a fisherman as he was riding down the beach just after dawn one morning in Zanzibar.



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Registered: September 2004
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Date: Fri December 3, 2004
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Dimensions: 600 x 400
Keywords: dawn silhouette fisherman bike

Rangy Lil
Great capture, good composition and color. A fine travel poster.
Be Cool, don't freeze...
#1 Fri December 3, 2004 8:00am

Wonderful silhouette Thumbs Up!
#2 Fri December 3, 2004 9:37am

#3 Fri December 3, 2004 10:59am

"Leave the gun. Take the canolies." ...Frank
#4 Fri December 3, 2004 12:47pm

Very nice shot. The total burnout on the right bothers me though.
#5 Fri December 3, 2004 2:22pm

Nice silhouette, but I agree with efton about the burnout on the right - it's a little distracting. Perhaps would have been even better also if the bike was more to the right of the frame to give the bike some space to be going in to. Nice shot never the less Smile
#6 Fri December 3, 2004 3:11pm

Thanks for your comments everyone. And etfon911 your comment on the burnout is fair. The sun is just a couple of degrees above the top of the frame and is full on. I didn't use any filters or anything, so getting the range right was beyond my abilities. Normally I would toss a photo with such a large region of blown hilites, but in this case I liked how in order to look at the cyclist, the sun's reflection is almost demanding that you put your hand over it - exactly how it was that morning. Cheers.
#7 Fri December 3, 2004 3:35pm

lovely silhouette
#8 Sat December 4, 2004 2:11pm

Never seen a perfect photo yet.I like this and I dont mind in the least the reflection of the sun.Youre in Africa not dreary London.Well done I love it.
#9 Sat December 4, 2004 6:59pm

Very good. I like. Perfect.
#10 Sat December 4, 2004 10:25pm

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