<< Previous Next >>

~ eyes ya ~

~ eyes ya ~
Photo Information
Copyright: abmdsudi abmdsudi (abmdsudi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7668 W: 150 N: 16606] (73376)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-14
Categories: Daily Life
Camera: Nikon D70s, Nikkor 70-300 f4-5.6 G, ISO 200 RAW
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-06-25 5:44
Viewed: 446
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A woman worker sitting on board a passing rice barge on a busy Hau River, Chau Doc on the Mekong Delta. For me, the all important quality I am always shooting for is eye contact and here clearly she knew what I was doing and the most important thing is to shoot just as she sees me. Should I wait any longer she will usually either get angry or will turn away and ignore me.

That is the fun of it, that sometimes all you get is a fleeting glimpse as seen from the wide end of the zoom.

Setting: 300 mm, 1/800 sec, F7.1, ISO Raw 200, 0852hrs.

snunney, danos, macjake, Cricri, Fis2 has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekEarth members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekEarth members may write critiques.
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

  • Great 
  • Tue Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9481 W: 57 N: 16136] (59726)
  • [2018-06-25 5:54]

Hello Abmdsudi,
An excellent photo of this lady, right when she was stealthily looking at you through the narrow slit between the handkerchief and the hat. Great composition with the large bags of rice as well and the soft colours are pleasant.

  • Great 
  • Nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14271 W: 0 N: 16256] (173634)
  • [2018-06-25 5:56]


Avec ces sacs de couleur quelle image et vue quelle compo fantastique captage et image et cette femme assis et son bandeau sur le visage son chapeau quelle image et couleur.
Bravo et amitié

Ciao Abmdsudi, great portrait of lovely woman with fantastic eyes, excellent clarity, splendid light and wonderful colors very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Bonjour Abmdsudi

J'aime beaucoup cette composition. Beau point de vue, comme caché derrière les poches qui s'accumulent en hauteur. Le regard est superbe, même caché derrière le foulard.



Hello Abmdsudi,
I like the framing here and the look in the woman's eyes, perhaps verging on anger. A capture made at just the right moment. Excellent colours and clarity where needed.

  • Great 
  • danos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13701 W: 295 N: 27478] (110395)
  • [2018-06-25 7:06]

Hello Abmdsudi,
nice the daily snapshot for this woman worker as was sitting on the rice bags.Her eyes looks angry as looking towards you and your camera.


Hi Abmdsudi
at 300 mm, you must have been a fair distance away. and as you mentioned, the eyes are the key here. that sideway glance is powerful. barely seen with the eyes only have a small opening.
great shot, well done my friend. cheers

Bonjour, cher Abmdsudi,
J'aime le regard dirigé vers le photographe discret mais malin.
Une belle réussite très naturelle.

  • Great 
  • Cricri Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15943 W: 159 N: 27814] (146112)
  • [2018-06-25 9:28]

Hi Abmdsudi
Bien présenter la dame avec les gros sac de riz, le visage caché par le foulard, seul son regard en coin donne l'expression je pense douce et curieuse a la fois, belle présentation
Best regard

Lep pogled i trenutak, dobar tekst ...
Lepo pokazano, dobar kontrast, lepe boje, lepo uhvacen trenutak. Zene su dobri radnici.
Sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela, srecno.

Nice view and a moment, good text ...
Beautifully shown, good contrast, beautiful colors, beautifully captured moment. Women are good workers.
All the best in the new week that started, good luck.

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12105 W: 126 N: 21889] (111705)
  • [2018-06-25 11:49]

Hi Abmdsudi,our friend Mesut will be jealous of your pic,this is perfect to entry in his "eyes" collection...ehehe...very very well done as usual and original composition too,always a step ahead,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

  • Great 
  • Fis2 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10081 W: 161 N: 16609] (128447)
  • [2018-06-25 12:02]

Witaj Abmdsudi!
Interesting shot.
Good POV and composition, eyes make impression.
I like colors and sharpness.
Curious scene.
Well done.
Warm regards.

Hi A,
well framed, good composition well balanced between man and the Fg on the left side,perfect sharpness management, tfs.

  • Great 
  • emka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10528 W: 146 N: 26477] (127325)
  • [2018-06-25 23:57]

Hello ab,
Nice picture. I see that there is another girl sitting higher on the rice packs. Is she looking at you? Maybe. It is nice to have eye contact and when the people are not posing at the same time.

Kind regards Malgo

Hello abmdsudi,

What should I say? You caught her sight quite well. Composition-wise its also a good photo.

Best Wishes,

  • Great 
  • jmdias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10294 W: 174 N: 18363] (81809)
  • [2018-07-27 10:20]


very interesting personage with the face covered. I liked her position in the scene and the eyes attached to the camera. perfect.

take care


Calibration Check