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Laundry Day
Small village not far from Bobo Dioulasso in Burkina Faso. Red earth, dark greens, blue sky and multicolored textiles mixed for a real symphony of colors.

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Media ID 20111221133403300
Date Mon Aug 07, '06 11:27AM
Comments 7
Views 773
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Bob Miller

Wednesday, December 21 2011 @ 12:18 PM EST

Nice comp and doc scene. Would have liked to see a bit more sat and contrast/detail in the sky but just a nit.


Wednesday, December 21 2011 @ 05:30 PM EST

Avi Hirschfield

Wednesday, December 21 2011 @ 05:48 PM EST

Nice composition

Andrew Brown

Thursday, December 22 2011 @ 05:29 AM EST

I agree about increasing the saturation and contrast, and I also agree with Alica that the photos on my computer also look slightly different once posted here... I find that I have to make a few adjustments before uploading...

This scene is so typical of Africa, it is only the vegetation and buildings that change, depending on what part of Africa one is in...

Richard P Schoettger

Thursday, December 22 2011 @ 06:56 AM EST

Verry well composed image Alice..shows a very good eye to placement of the tree, earth, people and sky.   It looks like a fascinating place to visit.   Yes..I struggle constantly with getting the colors and exposure right on TPN.  I need to oversaturate to get mine looking normal...but that is likely due to my monitor, etc.   Besides the suggestion with being the sky in darker, I would also give it a try to actually take some red out??  I always like to give the sky that more deeper blue color that I think would pop this shot.   I hope you have more of this to see it!

Walter Rowe

Thursday, December 22 2011 @ 12:58 PM EST

Wonderful capture. Maybe lower the luminence and increase the saturation in the blues.

Patrick Flynn

Friday, December 23 2011 @ 03:27 PM EST

You apparently would have needed multiple different exposures and HDR here to get the dynamic range you saw with your eyes, particularly for the sky. However I do like your composition and the elemental color palette.

I boost Saturation by 20 to 25% on every image I post here, and in general that applies the necessary adjustment. For some reason a few shots require upwards of 50% Saturation boosts - so normally I review the posting and re-edit/replace it as needed.