To emka: Optimism - The TrekEarth Forums

Forums


Go Back   The TrekEarth Forums >

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes

Great tyro 2019-08-13 13:55

Hello Gert,

This is a fabulous photograph! And, now that you remind us of the picture you took just seconds after this one, we are treated to a fine comparison of the two.

As you say, your later photo (the one you posted ten years ago!) is a little oversaturated and I think you made a wise decision to convert this one to black and white - and the sepia toning I find very tasteful too.

Quite honestly, if I had been where you were taking this photograph I think I should have felt rather nervous. And nervous for perhaps two reasons: firstly, this fellow is pretty big and also very serious-looking and appears imperious and rather full of his own importance and might not relish the idea of a foreigner standing in his way and pointing a camera at him; and, secondly, because he is so big and his donkey is so small he does, quite honestly, look absolutely ridiculous and I should have worried that I might burst out laughing - which also would have incurred his wrath.

I presume that this one was scanned with your new scanner. In any case, the scan is excellent (as also must have been your original slide) and the details and sharpness superb.

Together with a fascinating and inspiring note, this is a wonderful photograph which just has to be added to my favourites.

Fabulous!

Kind Regards,

John.

  #1  
Old 08-14-2019, 08:04 AM
maloutim maloutim is offline
TE Expert
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 2,311
Wink To emka: Optimism

Good morning Malgo,
We MUST remain optimistic ! It's the only way forward !
There are still many people left, Very few new ones I must admit. Some come back though, if they haven't deleted their gallery
Kindest regards.
Marie-Louise.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 11:49 PM.



Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.
explore TREKEARTH