|Copyright: jean skelton (skellywag)
|Date Taken: 2007-01-11|
|Exposure: f/8, 1/180 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2007-11-04 8:03|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The transport of bulky cargoes such as sand, coal, gravel and diesel is undertaken by these barges on the Grand Canal in China. It is a fascinating place to visit and see the amazing amount of traffic on the canal. these barges are very low in the water - it would worry me I think! |
The Grand Canal is the oldest and longest man-made waterway in the world. Building started in 486 BC and it stretches 1795 km with 24 locks and 60 bridges.
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Hi Jean: I love the hustle and bustle in this one and I love photos of bardges. The POV, perspective and colour make this a very interesting photo........thanks for showing......Roman:0)
Interesting picture . . I fully agree with you when visiting China, that everything is huge and large . .
It's too risky delivering this huge load with that kind of level . .
You did great capturing it . . Lovely composition too, by showing the two brideges and other huge ships at the BG . .
Well done . .
Many thanks for your kind words on New little friend .
amazing this thing looks like its on the verge of sinking. that would be scary... I would love to visit China. i see so many awesome shots from there. keep up the good work :-)