Dhows are the traditional wooden boats of Arabia. The front of this one was photographed in Saudi Arabia yesterday.
Beautiful detail in this shot Michael
8 Nov 2008 6:40am
The colors look like the desert. One forgets the dhow must be in water. Exquisite image.
8 Nov 2008 7:09am
Nice detail, and special colors. I would like to see the whole boat also. It looks very interesting.
8 Nov 2008 8:45am
cool muted processing, and i dig your perspective.. well done you!
8 Nov 2008 9:47am
Beautiful shot, processing and subject make it look like a memory from ancient times.
8 Nov 2008 9:52am
Wow, this is superb, with it I feel a wave of warm air and humidity, wow I can feel this, you're amazing!
8 Nov 2008 10:28am
@Lorraine: Many thanks, Lorraine. it's actually getting a little cool here in Saudi, about 24C during the day.
I like this angle a lot.
8 Nov 2008 10:47am
Excellent composition. Well weathered wood! I really like those textures. What does a dhow look like?
8 Nov 2008 11:21am
@Betty: It has a big triangular sail. thanks, Betty.
Anything to do with boats pleases me and I too, love your perspective.
I like this small image of the Arabian Dhow, showing the huge triangular sail.
When I 'Googled' for an image of the Dyer, I was amazed to find my own photo. Back in the 70's & 80's, we towed a Dyer Dhow (9-foot dinghy) behind our sailboat and sailed it in club races at various harbors and anchorages. ... Thanks for the memories, Michael.
8 Nov 2008 1:06pm
@Judy: That is an amazing coincidence. Many thanks, Judy.
On a l'impression de le toucher. Il est si près.
8 Nov 2008 2:34pm
Avoir le vent en poupe...
Très joli photo...
8 Nov 2008 2:42pm
très belle photo.
wonderful!! Great composition!!
8 Nov 2008 4:07pm
Lovely image...I can't exactly tell what I'm seeing, but it has wonderful lines and color. I don't know enough about boats:-(
8 Nov 2008 5:27pm
thax for the good informatin, beautiful plc
8 Nov 2008 5:29pm
Neat perspective, and terrific processing. The sense of motion in those branches hints at a tropical storm, which adds interest to the wonderful scene. A terrific photograph
8 Nov 2008 5:50pm
great earth tones... nice shot.
8 Nov 2008 9:02pm
Very creative: subject, processing, frame... Great image!
8 Nov 2008 10:21pm
beau cadrage et traitement réussi entre monochrome et couleur
8 Nov 2008 11:39pm
I think the framing and color works very well in this shot Michael.
9 Nov 2008 12:45am
It smells voyage, wood, warm weather, like the colour and composition...
9 Nov 2008 12:59am
It almost feels like being on the boat, because of the blowing palm trees in the background. The colours are very nice also. Soft and gentle.
9 Nov 2008 12:27pm
Wow really nice one! Love the colors in this photo and the angle you shot it at makes it even better!
9 Nov 2008 9:46pm
Great calm and warm color scale and stylish composition.
13 Nov 2008 7:50pm
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