Getting Water for the Village

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    Here is a wonderful scene from India. I am sure that people here find these women to be rather commonplace and uninteresting, but I thought all their little movements were photo-worthy. I'm sure they thought I was a nut following them around, so I tried to remain fairly clandestine, so as to not to interrupt their natural behavior. I sort of felt like I was tracking wild animals in their native habitat. That sounds strange, I'm sure!

    Yes, I used a texture on this one from one of the texture tutorial packages. Note that I won't do this for everyone, but I wanted to point you to my friend Scotty Graham's blog in Indonesia, who is re-selling these textures. If you buy from there, he is donating his profits to children that suffered from the earthquakes in Sumatra. Anyway, as you can tell, he's a nice guy, and his site is certainly worth a visit!

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    1. bongarang 55 months ago | reply

      another great shot. thanks so much for sharing and really inspiring this budding amateur. can't wait to see the images you take from my area next week.

    2. L.U.C.I.O. 55 months ago | reply

      Stunning catch ,beautiful shot !

    3. mr.hemmo 55 months ago | reply

      Cool shot! I think scotty will have some hits on hes web page today :)

    4. Nathan White 55 months ago | reply

      I like the kerb stones that kind of 'break' the photo up!

    5. Jeff_B. 55 months ago | reply

      Excellent, great composition and textures.

    6. Jim Austin Jimages 55 months ago | reply

      tracking wild animals? TMI, Trey.

    7. Dj Poe 55 months ago | reply

      Another killer shot ! Excellent processing as always

    8. Dave DiCello 55 months ago | reply

      Fantastic work

    9. whidbychick 55 months ago | reply

      Love the golden tones

    10. Edgar Mendoza [deleted] 55 months ago | reply

      Interesante foto=)

    11. susan_r4 55 months ago | reply

      Wonderful shot Trey - love the textures!

    12. lipjin 55 months ago | reply

      this is different from your usual HDRs - a great perspective!

      where you using the "I'm checking my photos" trick and thus the downward perspective:)?

      Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)

    13. Nuragic Man~A bit busy 55 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Keep an eye on the best. (Admin invite only)., and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. Mr.GG 55 months ago | reply

      Wonderful capture

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    15. akesling 45 months ago | reply

      These look like paintings

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