Venice of the East
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Jiangsu Province in southeast China is known as the "Venice of the East". The numerous watertowns are quaint and peaceful, promising the simple life and quiet times. I enjoy bringing foreign guests on a boat ride through the canals of Zhou Zhuang, propelled by a single, polished oar gently moving back and forth in time with the mournful Chinese ballad sung by the oarsman. Priceless.
· Date: Thu 24-September-2009 · Views: 13810 · Filesize: 60.8KB, 577.8KB · Dimensions: 997 x 1501 ·
Rating: ******** 8.10
Keywords: Venice of East
Camera: D300
Lens and Filters: AF-S DX VR Zoom Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Zhou Zhuang, Jiangsu Province, China
Tripod and Head
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Additional Categories: Travel Photography
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lvalentin
Location: Silver Spring MD US
Mon 12-October-2009 01:48 Rating: 9 

The composition is excellent with great DOF.
Silver_Fox
Location: Melvin Village, NH NH US
Posts: 5
Tue 13-October-2009 08:45 Rating: 8 

Very nicely done.
Windy Bluff Farm
Location: Columbia IL US
Posts: 9
Mon 19-October-2009 08:47 Rating: 7 

Nice work
Edgar321
Location: Seneca,SC SC US
Posts: 2
Mon 19-October-2009 10:22 Rating: 8 

Great shot
phojo


Location: Schertz TX US
Posts: 45
Tue 20-October-2009 04:24 Rating: 10 

My first "10". Here's why:
1) Timing - you either scouted this out and were up early on previous day(s) to check out the area, or you're incredibly lucky. Smile
2) Location - a small splash of color from the lanterns is just right.
3) The Human Element - lends a sense of life to the place.
4) My favorite - the fog in the distance (see #1 above).


I really like this photo. I get a sense of peace, serenity, tao.