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Sunsets and sunrise for my >2000 posts

This is a discussion on Sunsets and sunrise for my >2000 posts within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I can't believe that it's been a year and 2000 posts since I joined OT. ...

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    Default Sunsets and sunrise for my >2000 posts

    I can't believe that it's been a year and 2000 posts since I joined OT. I've made so many friends, learnt so many things and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.
    While waiting for my strap-leaved vandas to bloom so that I can photograph them and post the pictures, Tami's sunset pictures prompted me to look into my old files and find some of my sunset pictures too. I used to be a keen photographer and joined a group that used to 'chase' sunsets and sunrises. I said 'chase' because here at the equator. the best sunset/sunrise lasts less than 10 minutes.Sunset/sunrise pictures always look better when there's a body of water around, and even better still if there's some activity going on at the same time.

    The first set of pictures is of sunsets in a fishing harbour 20 miles from where I live (on the West coast of Peninsular Malaysia).

    The second set is of sunrise near a fishing village on the East Coast of the Peninsula 400 miles from my place.We made a trip here specifically to photograph the sunrise and the fishing communities here.

    All the pictures have been scanned from slides on Ektachrome and Fujichrome.They were taken before the days of the digital camera on my old trusty Nijon F3HP.
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    Very nice Yew, I do agree that sunsets looks great when there is a body of water. Gosh
    I missed watching those sunset in Manila Bay (I grew up not far from there), this and
    Tami's thread really brings back childhood memories for me.

    Thanks.

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    WOW! beautiful! great shot!

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    Here's another sunset picture.


    The next set shows fishermen preparing to go out to sea with the first high tide at around 6 am.
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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    I can't believe that it's been a year and 2000 posts since I joined OT. I've made so many friends, learnt so many things and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.
    So true: years goe by so quickly...but important thing is that we are always the same
    It is a pleasure for me reading your posts, they are somehow... special
    All photographs are beautiful and romantic: reminds me of warm evenings spent on the boat ... this was always the best part of the day for me.

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    Two more showing the fishermen netting fish - very close to shore. They'll finish fishing before noon.
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    You have such an eye for composition, Yew. These shots are truly beautiful. Thanks for sharing and congratulations on your year here in OrchidTalk. We are a better community having you and your knowledge and your participation. Happy 2000th posting!

    Cheers,
    BD

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    Happy anniversary, Yew. Absolutely amazing shots. You do have a wonderful "eye".

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    Amazing shots BRAVO !!!

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    very nice!

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