July 2, 2014

Autumn Fairy Tale

Photograph by Jonathan Chua Kiat

A timeless trio goes on its way in Xiapu, a county in eastern China. "I like the mood and the character in the scene," writes photographer Jonathan Chua Kiat. "It’s just like a fairy tale come alive."

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Winners will be announced July 31.


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76 comments
Marh Xiques
Marh Xiques

The mist makes it seem like a fairy tale!

Angela S.
Angela S.

that certainly is a fairy tale of the two men and water buffalo it ends like the buffalo is a god :)

Zohreh Macleod
Zohreh Macleod

Great composition, has certainly captured the moment.

it conveys the feeling.

Ramandeep Singh
Ramandeep Singh

beautiful....

different elements of nature interacting ....

perfect:)

Jasvinder` Nagi
Jasvinder` Nagi

It is a stunning photograph, timeless in its appeal. Would make for an outstanding painting as well! Love it

TOM MARTIN
TOM MARTIN

Wonderful shot, wonderful setting and composition.  Perfect lighting.

Shannon T
Shannon T

Fairy tale indeed. I'm expecting to see a unicorn come out of the trees.

Joyce Chiu
Joyce Chiu

Yeah, only a fairy tale, in every sense of the word!

sajal dutta
sajal dutta

great timing with great shot....reaching to the ancient world

Jonathan Chua Kiat
Jonathan Chua Kiat

Thanks for all kind words and encouragement. Thanks for the motivation

dewi negara
dewi negara

very good, nice shot and excelent level

Madhumita Pal
Madhumita Pal

marvellous composition !!! and execution !! 

great job !!

Michele W.
Michele W.

Exquisite details & FAB mood! Classic doc photography!

Ashis Mukerjea
Ashis Mukerjea

Unbelievably awesome. Not everyone one has this kind of creative visualization. Great shot.


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