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Spicy yellow by foureyes Spicy yellow by foureyes
Different cultures have different understandings about the meaning of color.
China is a big country with a rich and variegated culture, and a unique appreciation of color.
Most Chinese people like colors like red, green, yellow, etc.
On the other hand they have a negative feeling toward colors like black and white
The color yellow is holy and serious (the color of the imperial dragon is yellow)
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:iconkaush:
kaush Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful, gotta try this some time.
Hope you wont mind :)
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gamehengraphics Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Really cool. I love the half b&w/half bright colors.
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:iconeckenheimer:
Eckenheimer Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
great!
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:iconeyenoticed:
eyenoticed Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2009  Student Photographer
You have great work!
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BelaBoosMim Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2009  Professional Photographer
This is magnificent!
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oO-Rein-Oo Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2009   Photographer
Featured on my journal! :w00t:
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:D
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xribly Featured By Owner May 23, 2009
I really like what have you written about the colors, I knew something but I didn't think that they could have these two opposites, thank you!;)

And I have to say congratulations, this foto is amazing, incredible job like always :)
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:iconanmaril:
Anmaril Featured By Owner May 22, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Interesting, and a beautiful color adjustment :+fav:
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:icon15images:
15images Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2009
this is really good
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:iconfunnkyrabbit:
funnkyrabbit Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2009  Student Interface Designer
there is jiu guang at jing an si rite?
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:iconvitordealencar:
vitordealencar Featured By Owner May 27, 2008
stunnig reflection!
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:iconyunart:
yunart Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2008
The brilliance of the colours...I'm lost in the fantastic little maze you've formed with this one. :D
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:iconalllucky7s:
alllucky7s Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2007
Just :eyepoppy: :+fav:
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runninwild04 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2007
i love the idea of inversing a photograph and using the refelction as the main focal point. and yes, the color is so sasturate and nice. i love it.
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CatilineConspiracy Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2007
Don't laugh too much if I end up faving your entire gallery. It's your fault, not mine. :alien:
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SadisticoShy Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2006  Professional Photographer
cool idea! :D
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:iconricardoredway:
ricardoredway Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2006
tricky
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:iconpuppet-soul:
puppet-soul Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2006
Next nice shot..
This photo is very climatic,and have so many magic...
this light..yellow and orange colours...
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:iconbblount:
bblount Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2006
Nice creative shots - very inspiring
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S-H-M-I-L-Y Featured By Owner May 21, 2005   Writer
perfect reflection
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:iconi6aliana:
i6aliana Featured By Owner May 2, 2005   Digital Artist
colours r breath takin and i just love the whole ensamblage of colours and reflection with silhouette!
fab!
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:iconkelida:
kelida Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2005
I love how this one is upside down, and thanks for pointing out the colors. They also hang white for funerals and red for good luck! =D
Kelida
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:iconsoopahvi:
soopahvi Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2005
yeaaaah in america yellow = EAT ME! hence why mcdonald's colors are yellow and red. SO I HEAR.
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squarepush Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2005
good call on the flip. it messes with my mind and i like it.
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pwbk Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2005
There's so much going on in this photo, that it's hard to appreciate it fully after just one look. This is extremely well composed and the colours are so vibrant and crisp that they seem almost surreal. :+fav:
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kat-k Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2005
Itís as elegant as itís bizarre. I like how not only the reflection in the water sharp is, but how youíve also flipped the photograph so we canít tell which is real and which is the reflection. Itís interesting how youíve included the significance of colours in your description. Excellent work and I hope to see plenty more from your excursion in China. :D
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ajulison Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2005
the reflection is just so amazing! there seems to be a sense of an interesting nite life in china captured in this photo.... :) ...*thumbs up*
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adrd Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2005
Interesting image.

At first clicking on the thumbnail I thought it was some kind of strange neon lights or firework diplay, but to see that it is something more is a delight.

I kinda wish there was less of the people and just more of the reflection, so it's more prominent and competing with the flipside so much.

Still a great image.
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martian-aries Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2005
Oh, my. That is just so lovely, I want to hug it. Fantastic shot! And I love the cultural significance of the colors, too. I think I'll put this on my faves. :)
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BluePhoenix4k Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2005
it's called handstand in english too?! well, ok with me because i just did one to have the right view ^^; .
This shot is really nice, just wanted to say that.

For the colours: You can see yellow rooftops on every Building that has a royal meaning, for example the Forbidden City. :)
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:iconrwirtz:
rwirtz Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2005
Great use of the camera tilt (or could you still call it tilt? :p) and I like the warm feeling this capture emanates.
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PatGoltz Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2005
I really like this. You posted it upside down. ;)
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Caddielook Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice trick fliping it. :)
almost got me.... nah!!! :D

great colors and you must have really 4 eyes (glasses not included) to spot all these cool details and angles.
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enstillfear Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2005  Professional Photographer
The thing I love about this the most is the light. The reflection of it in perfect harmony.

Ying and Yang.

Works so well Bernie.

I really love the colors again on this one.
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JuliaDunin Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2005  Professional Photographer
heheh thats a great idea with rotating this! :D and as always fantastic colors :)
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:iconpeitxon:
peitxon Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
love the ideia! great work!!!
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darknessupon Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2005  Student Writer
lovely!!!!!!!!
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FireAndFeathers Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2005
rraAHHH it's just SO juicy and full of things to look at i just want to EAT it..
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nrgizrbuni Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2005
Gorgeous colors and textures. Love the use of lighting and reflection.

:D
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XeroShift Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2005
If they don't like black and white then whats with the Ying&Yang symbol? weird.
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:icondevildevine:
devildevine Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2005
Mmmm.... lovely colours! Makes me want some chinese food!!! lol Great shot
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simba Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2005
Wow. Very colorful, and the reflection is a powerful effect.

Nice work.
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mizumoriF Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2005
Although looking at the upside downphoto make me feel bit dizzy, it is marvellous !!:thumbsup:

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:butterfly:Fireworks are pretty, but they never last long.
But who say we cannot have fireworks going on and on.:butterfly:
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WhitePathos Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2005
:eyepopping:

Great one....Great coulors.
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resivourdog Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2005
nice, I like the reverse presentation, awesome photography from China that must be an incredible experience
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:iconsalamiatomi:
salamiatomi Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2005
Why are the people on the other side of the world upside-down? ;)

The inversion here makes this especially potent. Another way of life, another point of view....
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shubat Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
reflection is one of my favorite photographic tools. I find it hard to implement thought. You pull it off well.
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:iconsyrc:
syrc Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2005   Photographer
Lovely! Striking colors, and nice reflection.
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junglesticks Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2005  Professional Photographer
Am I right in thinking you've turned this picture on it's head and it's the reflection we're looking at the right way up? If so, I love it! The colours are beautifully captured, and the composition is excellent. Very nice work.
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Jacksdesign Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2005   Digital Artist
nice job
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