Awesome catch. this vivid green plants work great with the muddy water...
15 Aug 2008 8:21am
Nice composition with this touch of vivid green between the 2 carps .
15 Aug 2008 11:06am
Astonishing pond, it looks like a treasure island with beautiful huge carps, bravo on this GJC it's amazing!
15 Aug 2008 11:26am
Carp can be really large and they are indeed happy at the surface so you can get nice pictures that your are. Well done
15 Aug 2008 1:37pm
very nice - the fish seem lit from within
15 Aug 2008 2:32pm
Nice picture with a very fine composition and colors.
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15 Aug 2008 10:08pm
FANTASTIC! Love the color and the sense of movement. Great work, as usual!
16 Aug 2008 12:17am
An awesome zenful shot! Water is a bit muddy, but the carps are happy and swirling around.
16 Aug 2008 1:20am
Just caught up with your last few photos. I decided to comment on this one as it is a bit different from your usual ones. I like the position of the carp in relation to the rock. Visually pleasing.
16 Aug 2008 8:43pm
@Anita: Thanks for your visits and for your comment. I was quite pleased that you liked this and that you recognized it was quite different for me (relatively speaking). It was one of many I took and just happened to get lucky in the particular configuration in this one. I was immediately pleased with it and yet it somehow -- I'm not sure exactly -- does feel a little different from what I usually do. Thanks for being such a careful and faithful observer.
Fine composition, good capture of the graceful koi and warm colours that increase the visual impact!
17 Aug 2008 7:58am
Again, the vibrant greens and effective compo really make this one pop.
17 Aug 2008 5:56pm
LOVE it!! Love it, love it, love it! You got the composition just perfect.
19 Aug 2008 1:05am
nice composition. I especially like the sharp focus on the tiny details of the plants and the bokeh of the carp in the background. there's great energy and balance to this shot.
22 Aug 2008 3:32pm
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NIKON D3001/80 secondF/5.0ISO 40097 mm (35mm equiv.)
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