7th month opera reflections (5 seconds later)

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© Richard Seah
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UploadedAugust 29, 2008
TakenAugust 25, 2008
MakeFujifilm
ModelFinePix S5Pro
Exposure1/114 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
ISO2000
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This is my 100th image uploaded here on JPG. It is also the 7777th image captured on my Fuji S5 Pro since I bought the camera in November 2007.

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Picture shows a Chinese opera performance reflected in a puddle of water on the grass patch in front of the stage.

Such performances - along with the much more popular Getai (literally "song stage) that feature pop songs by young, pretty and sometimes scantily-clad singers - take place during the Chinese 7th month, the "Festival of the Hungry Ghosts".

I added (5 seconds later) to my title because that night, I thought my camera was spoilt as the shutter would not respond. I had to press a few times before it suddenly released. It was only the next morning that I realised I had previously set my shutter to 5-second self-timer and forgotten to reset it back.

Phew! At least my camera was working. And I still managed some good shots.

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  • Gary Joseph Cohen כוהן

    Gary Joseph Cohen כוהן (Deleted) gave props (28 Aug 2008):

    Numerically and pictorially cohesive. Love it, Richard.

  • Richard Seah

    Richard Seah said (28 Aug 2008):

    Thanks Gary. Love the way you put it :-)
    Cohesive despite the image being upside down? Some friends suggested flipping it around but I felt that as a reflection, it should remain this way.

  • Tatiana Watson

    Tatiana Watson gave props (28 Aug 2008):

    i love the image and the fact that it's upside down! ;) beautiful!

  • Paul Louis Archer

    Paul Louis Archer (Deleted) said (22 May 2009):

    An exceptional image. Reminiscent of a dreamscape.

  • Jon-Erik Kroon

    Jon-Erik Kroon said (9 Jul 2009):

    Wonderful image capture....its a cozmic junction image......even the numbers and the opera's theme.......all in conjunction.

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