Togo's Beaches

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© Ben Collins
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UploadedJuly 29, 2008
TakenJune 13, 2007
Exposure1/125 sec at f/9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length50 mm
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I was traveling with my grandfather and we stayed at this hotel in Lome, Togo. In the morning I decided to walk out the back of the hotel cause it was right on the beach, and walked right into a bustling metropolis of people. Most of the men were shoveling sand into dump trucks, most likely to be used for cement, others were fishing, and these ladies were just hanging around...

36 responses

  • DarKat

    DarKat said (29 Jul 2008):

    Great colors!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    this is a wonderful capture....subject matter and all!

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    What a great "Steet scene" Of the locals!

  • Eva Hoffman

    Eva Hoffman gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    Great capture. :)

  • raychel kulinski

    raychel kulinski said (29 Jul 2008):

    love the sky, great shot

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    Love everything about it!

  • Lucian Bistreanu

    Lucian Bistreanu gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    Great work!

  • Amy Godwin

    Amy Godwin gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    love it! great job!

  • Kristen Bryant

    Kristen Bryant gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    what a great capture! very vivid. i cant help but notice the woman with her hands on her hips.

  • Jennifer Cochran

    Jennifer Cochran gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    Incredible! I don't know how they do it... I never even been able to balance a book across the room on top of my head!!!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    Beautiful light and colors

  • Jo Jo

    Jo Jo gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    I love how the gray sky balances out the detailed textile prints on these women.

  • Timothy Hoerl

    Timothy Hoerl (Deleted) gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    Wonderful capture, brilliant colors.

  • Amelia (amy) Quicke

    Amelia (amy) Quicke gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    fantastic shot

  • Kathleen DesHotel

    Kathleen DesHotel   gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    At first I thought this was a beautiful painting. What a gifted eye u have!

  • jan cain

    jan cain gave props (30 Jul 2008):


  • Jose Rico

    Jose Rico (Deleted) gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    great comp!

  • A. Xandi Newell

    A. Xandi Newell (Deleted) gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    really nice shot! incredible colors!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 Jul 2008):


  • Oscar Martinez

    Oscar Martinez gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    Journalistic shot.

  • Barbara Gerstner

    Barbara Gerstner gave props (30 Jul 2008):

    Awesome, awesome photo! Wonderful timing and the gray day really makes the wardrobes POP!

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    awesome awesome awesome!

  • Fran Ott

    Fran Ott gave props (1 Aug 2008):

    Striking image!

  • Trish Meyer

    Trish Meyer (Deleted) gave props (14 Aug 2008):

    Great capture.

  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) gave props (25 Aug 2008):

    Just beautiful!

  • Suzy

    Suzy said (1 Sep 2008):

    What colorful ladies...great catch!

  • Marco Bertagni

    Marco Bertagni said (27 Oct 2008):

    magnificient shot!

  • Taylor Knapp

    Taylor Knapp gave props (18 Nov 2008):

    wow, this is stunning. i wanna go!

  • Victoria Burgamy

    Victoria Burgamy gave props (7 Feb 2009):

    Beautiful shot!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (18 Feb 2009):


  • William Chu

    William Chu said (19 Feb 2009):

    Every thing is so perfect that I don't think you can pose them any better. It is a stunning painting!

  • eyal leave

    eyal leave said (21 Feb 2009):

    This is a fantastic shot, Ben! Wonderful colors and excellent composition! AWESOME!

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (21 Feb 2009):

    Fabulous shot, Ben!

  • Angelo Narciso

    Angelo Narciso gave props (22 Feb 2009):

    this is an impressive work of art!

  • Courtney Cheatham

    Courtney Cheatham gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    i love your work!

  • Bridget

    Bridget (Deleted) said (30 Nov 2009):

    excellent portrait. nice composition!

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