I was lucky with this shot. We were enjoying a refreshing drink watching the sun go down over Lake Vambanad in the Backwaters of Kerala, India, as this traditional houseboat floated by.

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  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawover 2 years ago

    Superb atmospheric shot Clive – perfect timing on the composition.

  • Thanks Bob. I finally have found time to do some processing!! Thanks for the visit.

    – Clive S

  • Vickie Burt
    Vickie Burtover 2 years ago

    Beautiful photo Clive!

  • Thanks so much Vickie. Glad you like it :)

    – Clive S

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 2 years ago

  • Thankyou so much Joseph.

    – Clive S

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 2 years ago


  • I am honored. Thank you so much.

    – Clive S

  • linaji
    linajiabout 2 years ago

    May 6th 2012

  • Thanks so much!!

    – Clive S

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    Rosehavenabout 2 years ago

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  • Hi Lynne. Thanks so much for this!!

    – Clive S

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    CRoseabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your well-deserved Feature! Your Host: CRose 07-06-12

  • That’s wonderful. Thankyou very much.

    – Clive S

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 1 year ago

  • Thanks so much Graham. I am thrilled that this has been featured in your wonderful group.

    – Clive S

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 1 year ago

    Superbly captured Clive.

  • Thanks Julie. It is such a special place :)

    – Clive S

  • Maggie Hegarty
    Maggie Hegartyover 1 year ago

    Great shot Clive!

  • Thank you Maggie. I really appreciate this.

    – Clive S

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