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Bruneian said…
bro.. melilih aing liur eh ... Gilak kali.. lawa!
Ber said…
which lens did u use..I like it. Nice shot..Loving the high contrast.
AnakBrunei said…
Tks bros, I was using the 18-200 sigma. To get the high contrast, wait for the subject to get right in front of the sun's reflection... and voila! Magic!
Fusion said…
Sumthing about the picture that's so captivating.... the sunrise n the ppl dari awal pagi sudah keluar mencari rezeki n you manage to capture it.. A very touching pic for me..
FR said…
wow!!! Brilliant picture!!! I miss the sea!!!
SoulJah said…
Any post processing done on the sky in the background?
AnakBrunei said…
fusion: Wow, inspirational words... Thats what was on my mind when I saw these guys. Kesian lagi tu, the perahu looked like it was about to sink and these guys were constantly bailing water out... I kept wondering what would happen if they caught a heavy load of fish...

fr: glad you liked it :)

souljah: I just tweaked the contrast and saturation slightly :)

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