When we were biking around Vang Viang, we saw this group of kids who had one bird each on their shoulders. The birds seemed to come from the same nest and too young to be separated from their mothers. Too bad for the birds, I hope they took care of them at least until they could fly to find food on their own.
Have a nice day!
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alita (477) 2005-10-31 14:36
a very nice portrait, beautiful composition and DOF
thanks for sharing
everlasting (14704) 2005-10-31 14:38
I am, not sure who looks sadder the boy or the bird. Well composed. I like the DOF (of course) and the tones of the background blending with the boys shirt. I am surprised to see you shot at f/6.3.
Modeste (638) 2005-10-31 15:45
Very touching, it's an excellent moment of life, and a good portrait.
ballyna (1689) 2005-10-31 17:25
u captured very well,the cropping is very nice.it is better for him not get into an eyetouch with your camera,compo is better this way.
Guntram (6) 2005-10-31 18:01
A great moment you captured here again, Skye! I wonder what those kids are doing with the birds ... just playing with them?
Very well composed portrait,an interesting character.
Amirsun (2122) 2005-11-01 0:39
A good portrait from boy and little bird. I like the way he look out side of frame with agitation appear in his face. Tanks for sharing.
Bien (4745) 2005-11-01 1:17
Hi Skye, You have captured a very intense look in that little boy's face. I think that there are many adults never shown so much thought, emotion or sadness. I wonder what was on his mind. Did he maybe feel for that little bird on his shoulder - that isn't at its happiest either I would say. I like the framing a lot too. Excellent job! Sabine
Philippe (11836) 2005-11-01 3:17
Hello, Skye. A nice portrait with a very good DOF and framing. I like how you've left space to the left. I also like the harmony between the boy's T-shirt and the background. It's a pity he looks somewhat puzzled.
phi75 (0) 2005-11-01 3:31
nice kid, very good portrait!
pnphan (3957) 2005-11-01 4:30
very well done with portrait. the colors of this photo is beautiful. the capture of the boy and the bird is very good timing.
dolin (15703) 2005-11-01 4:52
Superb protrait with an excellent "backgroud".
The dof is perfect and the attitude of the boy too.
ahmet54 (3119) 2005-11-01 7:09
excellent portrait. I like that the boy is not looking at you. Good DOF. The color of the skin seems very natural.
gebala (0) 2005-11-01 9:22
hello, I love this photo, beauty compo and great note, I dont understand why do they do it? great point of view and quality
have a nice day
pitai (3985) 2005-11-01 21:42
I have seen your three last pictures, and love it all of the. Great subject. All with superb difintion. Nice colors. I had to put you in my list of favorite memebers. I have no points to give... but i will came later to see the rest of your gallery.
Well done and TFs,
ALSOM (6616) 2005-11-02 4:31
Nice portrait, I like the face & skin tones that stand out from the grey shirt and background.
The boy looks very worried about the bird, is it the case ?
Thanks, Al (back tomorrow)
banyanman (7789) 2005-11-04 8:05
Great portrait, Skye, and the close cropping works very well here. Excellent DOF and sharpness. Did you go to the market in Vang Viang and see the amazing variety of birds there (destined for the cooking pot unfortunately)? Cheers . . . David
jbweasle (9393) 2005-11-05 9:31
A perfectly composed portrait, Skye. Subject off-centre, looking into the frame. Shllow DOF with a non-distracting background. Fascinating as well to see the bird on this boy's shoulder.
riclopes (35577) 2005-11-05 16:46
Yes Skye, too bad for the birds. I share your concernings about the animal life.
This close-up shot is fantastic with very great light and sharpness. The composition is very good with the kid in the right side, looking to the left side.
oochappan (16355) 2005-11-07 20:31
A fine portrait of this boy and his birth, indeed another culture.
A sharp shot with good DOF.
Very well captured Skye, got something alike ... )) maybe later to post.
- Copyright: Skye Bajoul (fireflyz) (2097)
- Genre: Gens
- Medium: Couleur
- Date Taken: 2005-05-08
- Categories: Vie quotidienne
- Camera: Nikon D 70, Nikkor 70-300mm f4-5.6 AF, UV
- Exposition: f/6.3, 1/125 secondes
- Versions: version originale
- Date Submitted: 2005-10-31 14:34