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Copyright: Luciano Gollini (lousat) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11636 W: 126 N: 20917] (108071)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-05-11
Categories: Daily Life
Camera: Sony DSC HX200v
Exposure: 1/21 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-06-03 15:15
Viewed: 1590
Points: 78
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is the beach in the village of Bayahibe, which over the years has become an important starting point for boats and catamarans that bring tourists to Saona Island. Today, little work, and so many have remained in port ...
Bayahíbe is a town in the Dominican Republic, located about 10 miles (16 km) east of La Romana on the shore of the Caribbean Sea. Founded as a fishing village in 1874 by Juan Brito and his family, who came from Puerto Rico, the town is now a tourist destination.


Questa è la spiaggia del paesino di Bayahibe, che con il passare degli anni si è trasformata in un importante punto di partenza per le barche e i catamarani che portano i turisti all' isola di Saona. Oggi poco lavoro, e in tanti sono rimasti in porto...
Bayahibe è un piccolo villaggio di pescatori, situato nella provincia di La Altagracia a 30 km dall'aeroporto internazionale de La Romana, nella Repubblica Dominicana.
Un paesino caraibico che vive di pesca e turismo, dove le poche e piccole strutture ricettive si integrano in modo armonioso con la naturale cultura locale.
Dista circa due ore di pullman dalla capitale, Santo Domingo, e mezz'ora dall'Altos de Chavòn, zona nella quale sono stati girati film di successo come Apocalypse Now, Rambo II e King Kong.
Questo piccolo paesino di mare, con tutte le sue strade asfaltate dal 2014, è situato nel cuore del Parque National del Este e viene utilizzato come punto logistico per raggiungere Isla Saona e Isla Catalina, due delle più belle isole di tutto il Mar dei Caraibi.

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Bonsoir Luciano,

Le devant de la plage est très occupé par les différents types de bateaux. La prise de vue permet de voir les détails des bateaux. La bonne luminosité met en valeur la beauté des couleurs. Bonne soirée.


Hi Luciano,

This scene makes one feel in a 'holiday mood' - the beach with boats and blue skies filled with wonderful fluffy clouds. If you mentioned that you are lazing there right this moment, I would be the first to envy you !! :-)


Hello Luciano,
I like the view of these boats lined up as far as the eye can see. I also like the textures of the clouds in the big sky. Very nicely done, as usual.

Hello Luciano,
They do seem to expect a lot of travelers to go to that island.
That day there weren't many. Was it low season or was there another reason?
An entire investment in boats and a risk if there is insufficient demand.
The many boats, predominantly in blue and white, provide a pretty graphical effect.
Also a beautiful white sand beach lined by palm trees.
Best regards, Paul

Dobar dan.
Interesantan i lep pogled, lep trenutak, dobar tekst ...
Dobar rad i kompozicija, lepo pokazana plaza sa camcima, dobar kontrast i perspektiva, lepe boje, lepo uhvacen trenutak sa oblacima koji dolaze i donose kisu. Lepi motorni camci i interesantni oblaci koji prete.
Camci cekaju svoje ribolovce da krenu u nove avanture.
Imajte lep dan za odmor, sve najbolje.

Good day.
Interesting and beautiful view, a beautiful moment, a good text ...
Good work and compositions, beautifully demonstrated beach with boats, good contrast and perspective, beautiful colors, beautiful moment captured with clouds that are coming and bringing rain. Handsome motor boats and interesting clouds threatening.
Boats waiting for their fishermen to move into new adventures.
Have a nice day holiday, all the best.

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  • emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9989 W: 144 N: 25031] (122263)
  • [2017-06-03 23:48]

Ciao Luciano,

What a pity for the boats owners, that their vessels are ion sand and not in water. Nice view of these blue and white boats. Lovely picture.

Kind regrads MAlgo

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  • Tue Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9001 W: 57 N: 15106] (55970)
  • [2017-06-04 0:30]

Hello Luciano,
Great view of the beach and the many boats scattered around, they make a very nice pattern together. Also the large white clouds look nice. Funny that there's not a single person in sight. Well spotted and captured.

Nice the same pattern boats in light-blue and white anchored on a "parking-mode", all engines are up from the white sand.
As always, an excellent capture, Luciano.
Buona domenica,

Hello Luciano,
An attractive view of the beach with the blue and white boats. The photo is well balanced with nicely shaped clouds which contribute well to the composition. The colours and clarity are superb.
Kind regards,

Hello Luciano,
A myriad of small boats stretched out under a lovely sky; the ideal subject for a photograph. Agreeable lights and natural colours. Excellent clarity.

Hi Luciano
clouds clouds and more clouds...i'm not complaining, i'm jealous :)

I wish I had these clouds in all of my scenes :)

its neat to see how they take up 2/3 of the frame and fall deep in the bg too. and the blue sky is almost the same color as the blue in the boats haha

fun photo with repeating patterns. cheers

Very good perspective, I like the lights and colors and very good sharpness.
Thanks for Sharing,

Bonjour, cher Luciano,
Devant cette myriade d'embarcations, il ne doit pas être facile de retrouver son bien.
L'image est belle et très originale.
Bonne note d'accompagnement.

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  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 13679 W: 0 N: 16021] (168114)
  • [2017-06-04 3:41]


Dommage pour la Juve ils étaient trop fort.
quelel vue de cette plage quelle compo et uve ce blanc ce bleu le rendu sur les sable et la fine couche d'eau quelle vue et ensemble sueprbe.
Bravo et amitié

Ciao Luciano, gran bella panoramica sulle tante barche, cielo che da spettacolo, magnifica luce, ottima nitidezza e splendidi colori, bravo, ciao Silvio

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 24277 W: 523 N: 40588] (174734)
  • [2017-06-04 5:40]

Ciao Luciano,

This is amazing image with all the boats ready to starting
A wonderful picture against the cloudy background
Lovely perspective and depth picture.
An excellent composition and lovely presentation.
Very well done, TFS.

Have a nice day,

Ciao Luciano,

Mettons que cela doit prendre un ordre très précis pour sortir de ce labyrinthe de bateaux et prendre la mer. En plus, ils se ressemblent tous. J'aime beaucoup les nuages.



Hello Luciano,

interesting image of this beach, the amount of boats we can see here catches my attention, the sky is also beautiful completing the scene, well done,

Best regards,


Ciao Lucuano,

It seems that at any moment will be given the start for a competition (hehe ..) Excellent perspective, composition and a beautiful sky threatening.

Congratulations, and a good weekend.


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  • jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10438 W: 174 N: 17656] (78427)
  • [2017-06-04 9:31]


impressive the amount of small boats in this beach. nice details of the place like the clear waters and the repetition of shapes of the boats. TFS.



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  • ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14151 W: 1033 N: 28239] (134648)
  • [2017-06-04 10:12]

Bonsoir Luciano,

Amazing repetition of all the blue and white boats with good sharpness and clear transparent water. I like the line of coconut palms along the beach. They add a tropical mood. Tfs!

Ciao Luciano
questa volta hai dato anche tu molto spazio al cielo, del.resto qui fa la parte del leone. Bel binomio bianco azzurro tra barche e cielo.

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  • dale54 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 894 W: 0 N: 1293] (12345)
  • [2017-06-04 11:34]

luciano hello...I never seen so many boats in one shot!looks as though they go all along this beach ..love this blue though out,nice work! tfs dale

Ciao Caro Luciano,

What an unusual occurrence, the many boats are all blue and white so the stretch of sea seems to be mirroring the blue and white of the sky and clouds! There is just one point, in the distance, which is bright red and acts as a focal point, drawing the eyes inwars.

My warm regards,
Bev :-)

Ciao Luciano ,
peccato per la juve,....
Perro bellissima foto ,ottimi colori
ed un cielo fantastico,
cari saluti e buona settimana

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  • Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9445 W: 157 N: 15246] (122929)
  • [2017-06-04 13:23]

Witaj Luis!
A very curious place.
Boats make impression.
Good frame, colors and sharpness.
Well done.
Nice evening.

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  • PiotrF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3853 W: 2 N: 6383] (32138)
  • [2017-06-04 15:25]

Hello Luciano,
Interesting view of these boats.Beautiful beach and beautiful colors.Simple and great photo.Thank you for sharing.
Well done.

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  • Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15344 W: 159 N: 26871] (140816)
  • [2017-06-05 2:33]

Ciao Luciano
Grande vue de la plage avec les bateaux bleu et blanc sous un ciel dramatique a l'effet 3D
belle journée

Hello Luciano
There are a lot of equal boats here in a unusual position. The blue-white of all these boats together with the same blue-white spot in the sky makes the scene even more special.
Beautiful work , Groet Rob

Hello Luciano,

Excellent foreground and background. I very much appreciate your shooting position nice work and composition, vibrant color.

with warm regards and wishes,


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  • clic Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2683 W: 0 N: 2993] (20528)
  • [2017-06-06 6:01]

Ciao Luciano En ouvrant votre photo, pourquoi ai-je pensé à ces volées d'oiseux de plage posées momentanément sur le sable pour un repos et dont tous les volatiles sont orientés avec le bec en direction du vent de la mer?!! Il est surprenant de voir autant de barques ainsi regroupées. Technique photo bien maîtrisée. Saluti

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  • rychem Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3288 W: 0 N: 7482] (55057)
  • [2017-06-06 8:21]

Millions of boats in the same type:) it is an impressive collection, excellent photo with perfect composition
regards Ryszard

Hello Luciano,

very fine beach picture from Bayahibe showing this interesting view. I like the blue and white boats in contrats to the blue and wihte sky and clouds. Very well done.TFS.

With regards from Luxembourg


Salut Luciano,
Ta photo avec toutes ces embarcations m'évoque des souvenirs du départ vers l'île de Saona. En effet, elles sont en nombre, c'est impressionnant ! Belle luminosité.

Hello Luciano,many shades of blue make this a delightful picture, and gives us a real flavour of the beach and the resort.
All those small boats just waiting to go!
Good title.
I like the point of view with the palm trees set against the blue sky.
Regards Jean.

Hallo Luciano,
interesting photo and comment, well done!
Best wishes

Hi, Luciano.
A beautiful composition, with this profusion of boats, occupying the whole beach in the foreground, behind the line of palm trees and I suppose I follow the beach for the use of bathers, the sky has some spectacular clouds and gives great beauty to the image.
Magnificent color, which gives more charm to the image.
Very good brightness and perfect sharpness.
Well done. I like very much.
You have a good day.
All the best.

Ciao Luciano,
what a lovely scene with a repeated motif of the boat.
I like how the water is actually greenish white while the blue color of the sky is rather complemented with some blue elements on the boats.
Amazing sky made a huge difference here,
excellent work,

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  • ecmel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 115 W: 0 N: 189] (1481)
  • [2017-10-10 3:30]

Hello Luciano,
A really fine composition. Puffy cumulus clouds at sky giving extra motion and beauty in the shot.
Regards, Ecmel

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