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Buying oranges


Buying oranges
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Copyright: Sunil Tantirige (linus) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1797 W: 13 N: 1442] (15482)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-12
Categories: Daily Life
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-06-26 20:55
Viewed: 1907
Points: 4
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A scene from the market square in Marrakech. It was mid day, the temperature was above 40C in the shade and we were out strolling in the market when I spotted this boy on his bike getting some oranges.

The background is extremely over exposed as you can see, but I still like the overall effect, the OE'ed background bringing out the colours of the orange seller's cart really nicely.

I guess some purists will not like this image, to them it is technically not perfect, but sometimes you have to throw technical perfection out of the window and go with what you like.

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Ciao Sunil, lovely composition ful of life, fantastic colors, splendid light and excellent clarity, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • chrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4430 W: 637 N: 9632] (55124)
  • [2012-06-27 22:40]

Ciao Sunil

Some judicious burning and dodging would improve this shot immensely. Good sharpness & a superb daily life scene with excellent colour & sharpness. Good shadow detail which could be enhanced still further. The people add scale & context. Nice repetition of the oranges. Tfs!

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