May 19, 2013

Tukad Unda Dam, Bali

Photograph by Lisa Hendrawan, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

This dam is on a river called Tukad Unda in Klungkung, Bali. I framed the photo to make the dam look like a natural waterfall. Locals regularly bathe and wash their clothes here. It's also a fun place for the children to play. I adjusted the shutter speed to capture the arcs of water flowing from their buckets. —Lisa Hendrawan

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38 comments
amaury robert
amaury robert

Hum i feel like we have seen this picture far too many time... culture really? Touristic one maybe. The last selection fo the Life Framer photography competition is quite good. The theme was a world of culture and i feel like they have bit more creativity. Well that s my opinion and obvisouly no offense to Lisa Hendrawan.

Rita Dave
Rita Dave

Wow looks like fun but incredibly scary!

Thiru easwaran
Thiru easwaran

nice picture.fleeing return  my  young age village life.

Araceli Chavez
Araceli Chavez

Aun hay grandes cosas que las maquinas no pueden hacer,  no pueden producir arte, literatura, o filosofia.

No son capaces de descubrir el secreto de la felicidad que brota del ser humano.

Shannon T
Shannon T

This photo made me smile as soon as I saw the smiles on the boys faces. The water they're throwing getting caught like that makes this an even better shot. It would be so awesome to be there and hear them laughing. Fantastic job Lisa.

Ashton W.
Ashton W.

Sweet stuff reminds me of my days growing up.

Laura Tompkins
Laura Tompkins

The joy, the happiness, the energy (sigh) ... of kids.  At first I felt like they were in a really dangerous place, as they could slip down easily but then I noticed the laughing and joy and figured they had done this before.  No worries.  

Crazy kids.   

grace g.
grace g.

Absolutely stunning capture!

Mary H.
Mary H.

I love the look the way that the boys threw the water,the water in the middle looks like a heart.


Once again
Once again

After a long hot weather day at work i am very pleased to see this freshness :)

Susan P.
Susan P.

This photo makes me smile... very nice!

Jean Jacques Fabien
Jean Jacques Fabien

A similar picture in the same place won a competition in England a few years a ago.

Nancy Leigh
Nancy Leigh

I love everything about this photograph. The depth and the textures of the water in the foreground and background frame the scene beautifully. The bright colors of the pails stand out (how perfect that 3 are red with one teal) against a neutral background.  The positions of the boys  -- all standing a row but each in a completely different stance. The beautiful, curved swirls of water created as the boys toss the water from the buckets giving the photo yet another painterly dimension. The creme-de-la-creme is you have captured a wonderful moment -- children playing and having a terrific time. A day they will always remember. Congratulations on taking an absolutely fabulous photograph!

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