The Fisherman


The Fisherman

Uploaded: June 22, 2009


Photo taken during my trip to Istanbul, Turkey during the month of May 2008.
Selective color adjustment, photo filter, and Topaz applied in Photoshop CS3
to give the image a more dramatic effect.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Laurence Saliba level-classic June 22, 2009

What a beautiful image Rolan!!! Perfect framing!!! #1144965

Tiia Vissak June 23, 2009

a great scene! #7668079

Tommy E. Burgess June 23, 2009

Wonderful story telling capture Rolan!! #7668090

Renee Doyle June 23, 2009

Great treatment and excellent capture Rolan!!! #7668100

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer June 23, 2009

Fantastic capture and terrific work, Rolan. A truly great image. #7668112

Evy Johansen level-classic June 23, 2009

Wow... wonderful image, Rolan!! Beautiful light, colors and details! #7668128

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 23, 2009

Great image here, Rolan, lovely POV.

Dominick #7668231

Betsy Labuschagne June 23, 2009

Beautiful capture and treatment Rolan!! #7668325

Kerry Hill June 23, 2009

Wonderful capture with lovely light and details, Rolan!! #7668336

Troy Gallagher June 23, 2009

Excellent work Rolan, great capture of life.

Troy #7668344

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

Gorgeous tones my friend!!! Great moment captured!! #7668411

Michelle Alton June 23, 2009

You've been sitting on this one for a year???? It's astonishingly good, Rolan. (loved your portrait of Max and his son--stunning work). #7668536

Brett Dolsen June 23, 2009

Amazing capture and presentation Rolan!!Brett #7668587

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 23, 2009

Excellent capture Rolan - Turkey has so many great photo ops!! Jeff #7668940

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 23, 2009

Fantastic capture and work, Rolan. Outstanding! #7668945

Carol Sawyer June 23, 2009

Beautiful capture, tones and work, Rolan!! #7668987

Valentin M. Armianu June 23, 2009

Great work on this photo Rolan! Effects, tones, composition..... Perfect! #7669320

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 23, 2009

ahhh this is a gorgeous story telling capture Rolan... love it! #7669737

Kim Kleinschmidt June 23, 2009

Rolan this is a spectacular image!
What a fabulous story, And outstanding composition #7670003

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 23, 2009

Great light and tone, Rolan. Fantastic DD work. #7670169

Ellen Hodges June 23, 2009

Awesome capture, Rolan! Outstanding in every way! #7670183

Julianna J. Collett June 23, 2009

Love the tones!!! #7670252

Tammy Espino June 23, 2009

Taking photo's of strangemen and using treatment! Roland!! That's my job~ :) hahahaha
Wonderful capture, looks like a winner to me~ #7670635

Anita Hogue June 23, 2009

Oh, I absolutely love this capture, Rolan! Fabulous perspective and tones! #7670667

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 23, 2009

We have fishermen on the brain, don't we? I LOVE your fantastic photo and the presentation is dynamite! Such a total winner!

ccc #7670697

Debra R. Harder June 23, 2009

You are the master of tones, Rolan! LOVE THIS!! Perfect tones, lighting, textures, details, colors and composition. Brilliant work!! Deb #7670704

Marisol Pastor June 23, 2009

Excellent Rolan! I too love the tones, lighting, details, and composition .. plus the reflections in the water and on the boat. #7670740

Patricia Ronan June 23, 2009

A beautiful capture Rolan and great digital work:) #7671064

Judy A. Lawhon June 23, 2009

Rolan...congrats on all your wonderful EP's!! This one is fantastic with just the right effects!! #7671120

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 23, 2009

Spectacular tones, lighting, SC, detail, treatment, pov & comp here, Rolan!!! Fabulous work, as always!!!

You are sure getting your gallery decorated with EFP's!!! WTG,my friend!!! #7671222

Barbara Waldoch June 23, 2009

Beautiful work, Rolan! #7671232

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe June 23, 2009

Wonderful image, Rolan!! fantastic comp, and I love the treatment!! #7671567

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 23, 2009

LOVE this candid moment and the wonderful effects Rolan, beautifully done!! <>< #7671709

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 23, 2009

Magnificent Rolan! And an EP already! Fantastic! #7671710

Vladan D. Djordjevic June 24, 2009

A winner! The composition is perfect. Love the tones, lighting, pose, details. Superb work, my friend! #7672326

ROLAN NARMAN June 24, 2009

Thank you so much to all of you my friends for your wonderful words and support! Greatly apprecioated!

Michelle ~ I'm sitting on a lot of old photos...I have to remember to go back! When I shoot new ones I post those first and I forget the old ones!

Tammy - I see that you take your job very seriously! I will never get in your way dear! #7673465

Julianne Bradford June 24, 2009

Well your treatment of this wonderful shot is outstanding Rolan! I have the same problem,I'm sitting on lots of old photos. I keep taking new ones and entering them! Ah the joys of photography! #7674293

ROLAN NARMAN June 24, 2009

LOL! Julianne! Thanks for your lovely comment! It is also more convenient! Otherwise I have to spend a lot of time to go through old photos! What a joy! #7674316

A P June 24, 2009

Just love everything about this Rolan. Want to see it again at the end of the month. Outstanding!!! #7674577

Max Aureli June 24, 2009

Congrats Bro!!! :-))) #7674673

ROLAN NARMAN June 24, 2009

Thank you so much Ann and Max for your lovely words! #7674789

John Connolly June 25, 2009

Now here is a man at harmony with his surroundings, Rolan! A marvelous capture and congrats on your EP! #7678159

Chris Ebben June 28, 2009

This could well be my brother, this is what he does for a crust. I like the effects used on this one. Well taken=^..^= #7685739

ROLAN NARMAN June 28, 2009

Thank you so much John and Chris! #7686666

Lauren P. Krajenta June 28, 2009

Very nice shot Rolan...excellent softness and lighting to the shot! #7688162

ROLAN NARMAN June 28, 2009

Thank you very much Lauren! #7688264

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic June 30, 2009


Very nice lighting and colors, great capture.

Ysa... #7693034

ROLAN NARMAN July 01, 2009

Thank you so much Isabel! #7697525

Max Aureli July 21, 2009

Hey Congratulations Rolan the Fisherman for this great capture and composition Finalist!!!! #7763736

Tammy Espino July 21, 2009

Congrats on a great finalist!! :) Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #7763804

Max Aureli July 21, 2009

Tammy... did you got any "fishes"??? #7763839

Anita Hogue July 21, 2009

Congratulations on this stunning image Rolan!~ #7763917

A P July 21, 2009

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos

Way to Go, Rolan Best of luck with your awesome finalist in the next round. #7763935

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Stunning and deserving! Congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Rolan and best of luck in the upcoming rounds! #7763939

Sherry McClead July 21, 2009

WTG Roland...Fantastic!!! Big congrats on your finalist!!!

Sherrybear #7764094

Colleen Farrell July 21, 2009

Fabulous, Rolan! Big congrats on your finalist! #7764111

Amy M. Wilson July 21, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Rolan! #7764205

Patti Coblentz July 21, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Rolan!
Patti #7764228

Kathleen Rinker July 21, 2009

Huge congrats my friend!! #7764329

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Congrats Rolan on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #7764482

Sherran Andersen level-classic July 21, 2009

Congrats Rolan. Sherran #7764502

Ann Coates level-classic July 21, 2009

Way to go Rolan and huge congratulations on this amazing finalist. #7764654

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 21, 2009

on your well deserving FINALIST 8o) #7764701

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic July 21, 2009



Ysa... #7764748

anonymous July 21, 2009

Congratulations Rolan on your fantastic finalist! B- #7764876

Tammy Scott July 21, 2009

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist! #7765116

Joseph T. Pilonero July 21, 2009

Fabulous capture, Roland. Good luck on going further with this. TED PILONERO #7765634

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe July 21, 2009

YAYYYYYYYY!!! Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Rolan!! I loved it the first time I saw it!! Hope we see it again!! #7765739

Melissa G. Meiselman July 21, 2009

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Rolan!!!! #7765795

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Congratulations, Rolan - this is wonderful!! Best of luck in the next round! #7766064

Kelly S. Cavanaugh July 21, 2009

Excellent work, Rolan! Congratulations! #7766201

Julianna J. Collett July 21, 2009

Congratulations!! #7766238

Debra R. Harder July 21, 2009

When I first saw this image, Rolan, I thought "STUNNING"...HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your OUTSTANDING finalist!! Deb #7766283

Tommy E. Burgess July 21, 2009

Huge congratulations on this outstaanding finalist Rolan!!! #7766407

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 21, 2009

Congratulations Rolan!!! A super finalist!!! #7766462

Kerry Hill July 21, 2009

Huge CONGRATULATIONS on your awesome finalist, Rolan!!! #7766614

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 21, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Rolan. #7766625

Renee Doyle July 21, 2009

Fantastic Rolan!!! Big congratulations to you!! #7766693

Betsy Labuschagne July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Rolan!! #7766992

Lorna Shutter July 22, 2009

Wow! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this FANTASTIC image, Rolan!!!!! :) Photobucket #7767859

Debra K. Johnson July 22, 2009

[IMG][/IMG] #7767919

Debra K. Johnson July 22, 2009

oopsee... congats Pictures, Images and Photos #7767938

Margaret R. Barry July 22, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Rolan! #7768608

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 22, 2009

A great portrait, CONGRATULATIONS on an outstanding Finalist, Rolan.

UB. #7768653

Marisol Pastor July 22, 2009

Congrats again Rolan! #7769075

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer July 22, 2009

How could this not be a finalist, Rolan. It is a FABULOUS image. It touches all strings. Huge congrats. #7769267

Karen Kessler July 22, 2009

Beautiful work on this, Rolan! Congrats on the Finalist!!! #7769759

Mitch Spence level-classic July 22, 2009

Congratulations, Rolan! #7770224

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 22, 2009

Congrats, Rolan! #7770454

Patricia Ronan July 22, 2009

Congrats on your finalist Rolan, great image:)) #7770781

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 22, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, ROLAN!!! #7771733

Sam Britt July 22, 2009

Congratulations, Rolan! #7771986

Max Aureli July 22, 2009

That is a really great image Rolan!!
Congrats again my friend.


ROLAN NARMAN July 22, 2009

Thank you so much my dear friends for all your kind and encouraging words! Greatly appreciated! #7772269

frank w. degenhardt July 23, 2009

Rolan, Way to go our friend on this Beautifuol Finalist. Congratulations from Annie and myself. #7773535

ROLAN NARMAN July 23, 2009

Thank you very much Annie and Frank! #7773833

Max Aureli July 23, 2009

You welcome!!

Michael Khoury July 23, 2009

A great picture Rolan...A BIG CONGRATS, my friend...Max and I are planning to go to the Vatican...Will you join us? :)? #7775783

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 23, 2009

Congratulations Rolan! #7775995

ROLAN NARMAN July 23, 2009

Thank you very much Michael and Court!
LOL! Michael! Why not! #7776072

Katarina Mansson February 11, 2010

Lovely story-telling picture with beautiful color tones! #8373644

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