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Mikan Stall, Kochi Market

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 31 January 2008 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Mikan are Mandarin oranges.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

An interesting and pleasing composition.

31 Jan 2008 6:14am

@Michael Skorulski: Thanks Michael.

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Wonderful photo and yum...I'd love to see it in colours ;)

31 Jan 2008 9:46am

@Lorraine: Thanks Lorraine. I thought this had some nice textures in b/w which is why I didn't go with colour...

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

WHY didn't you let us see the mikan in colour? They look so fine, like pieces of the sun!

31 Jan 2008 1:02pm

@Japanalia: Yeah. Sorry about that.

Wolfgang Prigge from Canada

I don't know why, but I get the feeling this was a cold day...

31 Jan 2008 2:46pm

@Wolfgang Prigge: It was Wolfgang; end of December!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

I like the B&W here, it puts the emphasis on form. I really like all these round objects on the table.

31 Jan 2008 4:17pm

@Twelvebit: Thank you Twelvebit. That's what drew me to the scene. Wanted to focus on that more than the colour.

Laurie from Lincoln, United States

Nice b&w image! Love all the round shapes, too! =-) Great job!

31 Jan 2008 5:26pm

@Laurie: Thank you Laurie!

standley from brou-sur-chantereine, France

Very nice composition. I like the diagonal

31 Jan 2008 9:31pm

@standley: Merci standley!

Ahraht from Loures, Portugal

In little boxes? Superb... The composition and tones are excelent. Nice cool picture.

31 Jan 2008 10:01pm

@Ahraht: Thank you Ahraht! This is a very common way to display fruit and veg in Japan.

Brites from Lisboa, Portugal

Wonderful composition.

31 Jan 2008 11:25pm

@Brites: Thanks Brites!

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

Lovely composition

31 Jan 2008 11:50pm

@Jen: Cheers Jen!

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

The shapes are sharp and the woman's face is blurred which has made wonder about her. I would have liked colour for the mandarins.

1 Feb 2008 2:44am

@JoeB: Thanks JoeB. I was interested in the textures and the layout here (see my response to Twelvebit), and the colour, while beautiful, was kind of a distraction from what I wanted to focus on. But you know... orange.

chris chisu from Seattle, United States

Big wow here. Beautiful contrast...So powerful. Just love it.

1 Feb 2008 4:37am

@chris chisu: Thank you chris!

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Nice contrast and composition.
I have just found that with the small option I could see your hugde picture in all :)

1 Feb 2008 4:39am

@akarui: Yes! I usually browse photos on small actually. Maybe I should try the large setting! thanks for your comment akarui.

Hoirkman Szeßht from Beandoaf, Germany

I like the structure of the b/w pic. Well done!

1 Feb 2008 6:27pm

@Hoirkman Szeßht: Thank you Hoirkman!

gandz from Kharkiv, Ukraine

I like how you show the shape rather than colour here with b/w, non the less it feels very colourful. yay!

1 Feb 2008 8:56pm

@gandz: Cheers gandz! from Nevada City, United States

i like this in b&w

2 Feb 2008 11:26am Thank you LGE!

Tristan from Bremen, Germany

Very nice B&W Shot. I like this a lot better then the Colour ones.

3 Feb 2008 4:56pm

@Tristan: Thanks Tristan!

Brites from Lisboa, Portugal

Very well observed.

11 Feb 2008 10:47pm

@Brites: Thanks Brites!