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Let’s go for a long ride.MP.


Photographer: Puspa Shrestha
Name of Snapshot
: Let’s go for a long ride.MP.
Camera: Sony Cybershot 6

I took this snap at home and while I was taking some snaps of my family this gleeful moment got unfolded and I simply can’t stop snapping it as a funny memories. These home team is my nieces and nephews having fun on my bhauju’s scooter.


First: Kishor
June 17th, 2009 at 10:05 pm

“The ideas which photographer gets from comments by viewers from different walk of life definitely prepare her/him to snap well next time. ” Shutterbug said it very well last time, and here I’m making this comment considering the same.

It’s obvious that we tend to comment on pictures regarding what we see and how we like to see. In this snapshot of Puspa Shrestha, the expression in the faces is very nice and candid. It certainly gives a good feeling to viewer. What this picture lacks is proper composition. This picture would look wonderful if photographer would have included front part of scooty, avoiding blank space on the rear side, which is a bit distracting.

To see lot of pictures and try to understand the idea behind the image always helps to improve us. All the best to the photographer and happy clicking.

Second: Suresh
June 17th, 2009 at 7:12 pm

Mood, concept and expressions every thing is great. But not a great composition.
Some space in the right and bottom to tightly framing the whole scooter along with the children would have made this shot WOW…

Third: Samir_insurer
June 25th, 2009 at 8:47 pm

Everyone smiling in the picture also made me smile pleasantly. Different Smiley Expressions of the children are the one of the most attractions in this shot. Don’t know whether it was a planned shot or a snapshot.

Had Mr/Mrs/Ms. Puspa Shrestha composed the shot by cropping the excess spot in the left side & upper side with a bit of low angle it would have been a “Technically Correct Shot”. Subsequently, excessive white & bright colors in Background sometimes make picture bit harsh unless it was taken in front of excessive whitish lights, snowfalls, Sea bla….bla….. But, Mr/Mrs/Ms. Shrestha might not have got plenty of time to think all about during the shot. Keeping all those notes in view, I give my both “Thumbs Up” to Mr/Mrs/Ms. Puspa Shrestha. Keep on Photographing.


Nice capture and very hilarious which I guess is a joy of candid photography. You just need to go with the flow and the results are full of surprises which tickle viewer’s humor. Dear Puspa Shrestha! My thumb up.

It’s a candid shot and candid photography is all about capturing the spontaneity of a moment. I know it is not easy to get perfect shot at the right split second of time but thinking, planning ahead and anticipate what is about to unfold in front of you that you can greatly increase the chances of getting some great shots.

Well three Best Verdicts above by Viewers have already suggested some better ways how this snapshot could turn into Wow! snapshot. I also agree that the composition could be improved. I have tried other better options to improve this snapshot by cropping and also recomposing in Photoshop to give better ideas.



As I have cropped and recomposed it for better composition, it would be simply so perfect if faces of these 2 riders (1 and 2 yellow circle) were also more visible while Puspa snapped it.

One more tips, whenever you get chance to snap pictures try different perspective, not just from this normal height (ie shooting from 3 feet height instead of 5 or 6). Such different perspective put more interest for viewers to view your snapshot.

Good effort and well thought. Keep snapping.