Chiefly the River Kwai Noi is known from the Pierre Boulle novel and David Lean film The Bridge on the River Kwai, in which Australian, Dutch and British prisoners of war were forced by the Japanese to construct two parallel bridges spanning the river as part of the Burma Railway, also called the Railway of Death. One bridge was wooden and temporary. The other was made of concrete and steel and still exists.
Actually this picture was Fujichrome color slides which I digitalized.
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bakes888 (18499) 2009-08-29 20:36
Hi Urs. Nice capture and nice work to bring it into the digital form. Excellent detail and good handling of light. Well composed also with the sweep of the river making a good compositional element. Thanks for sharing.
Have a good Sunday, Paul.
pablominto (53744) 2009-08-29 22:48
A peaceful mood by river Kwai these days!
I notice the settlement on the riverbank, resulting in a short way to food & water and what else do one need...
Fine colour reproduction and good details, post processing from film well done!
bracasha75 (24517) 2009-08-29 23:30
This is one nice hut near river and prove that people need not to match thing for a lovely life
rodgerg (55767) 2009-08-30 1:55
The famous Kwai River... Very nice view with a good balalnce in the composition with the beach, the small boat, the houses and especially the incurving river which invite to discovery. Superb blue sky with coulds too nad beautiful contrast well colcetd.
Have a nice Sunday,
rginer (877) 2009-08-30 2:15
Very very interesting photograph and very nice. You have made a wonderful work.
The composition of the river, the huts and the forest is perfect.
Well done. Love it !
Cretense (68685) 2009-08-30 11:47
A wonderful, exotic landscape, once more in your beautiful gallery! Great composition and framing, many intersesting "details" like the boat and the huts and a beautiful curve of the river. Flawless light management and brilliant colours! Congratulations!
saim123 (273) 2009-08-30 13:34
u captured a very beautifull view,,
hut boat sky and wether everythimg is perfect
feather (51130) 2009-08-30 14:03
It is close to here I think where we stayed in the raft houses. Good POV on the bend in the river to make use of the wide curve in your composition. The little boat and traditional houses are great additions to the scene.
shevchenko (19051) 2009-08-31 20:09
It is not funny a beautiful place like this be related with wars, good pov to show the sinuous river and the greenery clumps, nice boat houses, distinct photo, good shoot.
subhendu_bagchi (25304) 2009-09-01 1:06
fantastic scenery. The bend of river kwai and its bank looks great. The small houses are good to see. I like your composition hare. The colour layers are arranged beautifully. Tfs. Have a nice day.
Fotocop (237) 2009-09-01 13:59
a curious landscape, it takes some second to understand that the houses were pending and not the shot!
Good shot indeed.