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Weekly Photo Challenge: Red

Since I have been so busy this week, I just simply ended up this week challenge RED by choosing one of my collection which I think would be good for this theme. Unfortunately, I found one photo only. Let’s check!

Lampion, It’s called here. Chinese paper lantern which is so popular in Chinese culture until now. Commonly appear in Chinese temple either as a real lantern or an ornament. As ornament, this lantern for some reasons, mostly is made from red paper, and If you ever visit Chinese temple like above you obviously can see that red is the major color cover up many part of the building, walls, sculptures even incense sticks. I heard Red means luck or fortune for Chinese, cmiiw.

I took this photo in a Chinese temple I visited in downtown of Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. I am not sure, but it was around Chinese New Year 2010, and they made such a “red festivity” all around temple. I have never seen so many hanging lantern filled up the temple sky like that before. Nice decoration, isn’t it?


Wait, to make sure that red is really common color for the lantern, let me play the photo color a little bit.

I believe, for you who are familiar with the lantern, you can guess the color of the lanterns even though I made it in monotone like above. It’s always red in your mind, am I right? πŸ˜€


Another one. Just for fun, If you want something different, try to reduce the saturation all colors but red, orange and yellow. It’s going to be like photo below! Cool! πŸ˜€

Well, I am (still) using Adobe Lightroom 3.3 for editing, if you wondering.

Happy Blogging!

31 responses

  1. suka foto editan yg terakhir.. kesannya merah putih,,
    salam jepret^^

    19 May 2011 at 12:43 PM

  2. ppiimmm….kemana aja luw?

    (wedew, padahal aku juga yg ngabur hehehe)

    19 May 2011 at 12:45 PM

  3. horeeee.. udah imlek lagi..

    *apa seh gue*

    19 May 2011 at 12:50 PM

  4. mandor tempe

    You are just playing red color, its a good one for me. I like the last one, your editing saturation makes me feel the color what you mean. You say lightroom again … arrggghh I lack of this section.

    19 May 2011 at 1:00 PM

  5. keren broo yang paling bawah. kok bisa merah nya doang yang keluar yah. mantap lah

    19 May 2011 at 1:57 PM

  6. jadi inget film cina πŸ˜€

    19 May 2011 at 2:21 PM

  7. kyaknya seru juga nih ikutan weekly photo chalenge…bisa gak sih klo blognya blogspot ?

    19 May 2011 at 3:51 PM

  8. lampion2 nya bagus deh

    19 May 2011 at 4:29 PM

  9. always exciting to enjoy your foto challenge Pim
    best regards

    19 May 2011 at 7:16 PM

  10. suka foto yang terakhir πŸ˜€

    19 May 2011 at 7:39 PM

  11. KEREN! Wah, pake sotoshop apa saja bisa ya. kalo tahu caranya. xixixi..

    19 May 2011 at 8:20 PM

  12. Agung Rangga

    Keren tuh foto yang terakhir kak… πŸ˜€
    editannya muancaaap! πŸ˜†

    19 May 2011 at 9:06 PM

  13. menikmati mas,, semuanya kereen…. πŸ™‚

    19 May 2011 at 9:53 PM

  14. They all look good, but I love the last one.

    19 May 2011 at 10:31 PM

  15. Bagus…bagus..Prima

    20 May 2011 at 4:57 AM

  16. Ga sempet ikutan Prim minggu ini huhuhu… sibuk berat, hiks

    20 May 2011 at 9:18 AM

  17. wew…

    cantik juga…

    dan ternyata, memang seru yah,,,, semua di monokromkan kecuali rednya itu lho,,,, ^_^,,,
    hm hm hm…. anglenya lumayan untuk menangkap semuanya merah itu dengan cantik ^_^

    20 May 2011 at 9:39 AM

  18. Ann

    Gak seru cuma satu foto 😦

    20 May 2011 at 9:59 AM

  19. foto bagus diapa-apakan tetap bagus…he.he
    tapi kusenang yang paling atas “masih orisinil”

    20 May 2011 at 12:16 PM

  20. suka deh fotonya mas.. bener-bener RED πŸ™‚

    20 May 2011 at 12:42 PM

  21. iam

    Keren parah!
    Apalagi yang terakhir. Beuuuh kagak nahan XD

    20 May 2011 at 1:19 PM

  22. saya juga punya photo dg banyak lampion. Tapiiii..tapiii.. pic nya ga sebagus picsnya mas Prim.. hehehehe

    20 May 2011 at 4:21 PM

  23. suka yang paling atas.. ijo ama merahnya dapet banget deh.. πŸ˜€

    21 May 2011 at 9:40 AM

  24. bang prima fotografer profesional. nggak kebayang editan fotonya bisa sebagus ini…

    21 May 2011 at 10:30 AM

  25. Yup …
    I think most of the chinese lantern is indedd … RED

    Shakehand Me
    (a.k.a salam saya)

    21 May 2011 at 6:46 PM

  26. anyway, Spain’s jersey is RED too ;D (hehehe)
    your photos are beautiful..and you success made them become three different style πŸ™‚

    21 May 2011 at 8:06 PM

  27. keren banget yang ketiga…!
    saya suka dengan sentuhannya…

    21 May 2011 at 10:48 PM

  28. keren mas πŸ™‚

    salam hangat, bangauputih ^_^

    22 May 2011 at 12:26 AM

  29. r10

    beda foto pertama dgn ketiga adalah daunnya berubah dari merah jadi abu2

    22 May 2011 at 8:53 AM

  30. foto terakhir kontras antara black n white sama merah lampionnya keren….

    22 May 2011 at 11:29 AM

  31. whuaaaaaaaaaaaa…photonya keren…

    yuk mas ikutan..

    22 May 2011 at 11:52 AM

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