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Peranakan House

A typical doorway entrance of a Peranakan house . Thks for viewing & comments.

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Cherlyn . , November 28, 2005; 10:50 A.M.

Peranakan:

is any native born Indonesian of mixed Indonesian & foreign ancestry. In Singapore, Malay mixed with Chinese can aslo be classified as Peranakan.

This is a typical Peranakan doorway entrance, with a swinging door with carvings in front of the main door.

Thanks for viewing & comments.

Alec Ee , November 28, 2005; 11:01 A.M.

Very good composition Cherlyn, lovely details. Only nitpick - perhaps another type of fonts will be better. ^_^

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Biliana Rakocevic , November 28, 2005; 11:26 A.M.

Great composition and beautiful door and great framing dear Cherlyn :):) Biliana

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Satya Banga , November 28, 2005; 11:28 A.M.

Peranakan

Embroidered Shoes

It was interesting to read About Peranakan , is it related to Chinese Ming Dynasty. OH..no i am drifting away from the photograph ,.......BEAUTIFUL COMPOSITION.

I just love there Embroidered Shoes, are very much back in fashion,i happen to read. Please correct me if I am wrong.~~Regards~~Satya~

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Julio Segura Carmona , November 28, 2005; 11:31 A.M.

Excelente trabajo Cherlyn,, perfecto encuadre y un bello color,, PN, no seven....6/6.

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Cherlyn . , November 28, 2005; 11:35 A.M.

Satya,

It is not related to Ming Dynasty. Peranakan is a South East Asia culture. And you are correct about the embroided shoes which is back in fashion now. Traditionally, tiny coloured beads are hand sewn on the shoes to create beautiful designs. I have a pair too, left from my grandmother. I'll try to take a photograph of it.

Satya Banga , November 28, 2005; 11:49 A.M.

Cherlyn....I am..

Looking forward 2, and visualizing the outcome with your imaginative and Colorful photography .~~Regards~ Satya~

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Lee Jianmin , November 28, 2005; 11:49 A.M.

7/7

Excellent examples of renovated Peranakan terrace house. Original Framing from the trees. I find the carved door frames very unique too.

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Richard Hans , November 28, 2005; 12:06 P.M.

EXCELLENT!!!

Yes , very nice piece!!! Congr.

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Pnina Evental , November 28, 2005; 12:16 P.M.

Cherlyn , interesting explanation of the culture, I understand that the name means "mixt marriage" ? anyway , interesting door,nicely framed by vegetation. Pnina

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seckin aziz top , November 28, 2005; 02:21 P.M.

cherlyn

storytelling shot.good details and composition.liked natural frame.

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Shuki Laufer , November 28, 2005; 02:38 P.M.

Interesting original photo,well done.

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Daily Photograph , November 28, 2005; 02:46 P.M.

It is the symbiosis you created between the photograph and the frame which makes the picture. Extravagant!

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Hanna V , November 28, 2005; 06:09 P.M.

yes, DP

photograph + frame = art

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Ada Ipenburg , November 28, 2005; 07:45 P.M.

Wonderfully framed image, Cherlyn. I really love this intimate view through your splendid created 'window'. Beautiful and original! A pleasure for my eyes. Many greetings, Ada:)

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Cherlyn . , November 28, 2005; 08:45 P.M.

Yes, Pnina, someone born from a mixed marriage of 2 persons from 2 different cultures are called Peranakan but this is only applicable in South East Asia.
Glad that you all like this picture & the frame :-)

alexandra rauh , November 29, 2005; 12:02 A.M.

I am glad,You bring this to us Cherlyn.very skillfull photographed,the doorway and the plants are seperate,there is room between them ,but still the composition ,both belongs together.That makes such a accurate looking Exterior.

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Colin Carron , November 29, 2005; 10:16 A.M.

Crisp detail and harmonious colours. I'm not usually keen on big frames as I think the image should stand by itself. In this case the frame works well though I'm not sure about the backwards title!

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Pulok Pattanayak , November 29, 2005; 11:32 A.M.

Excellent composition.

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Marco Ruggiero , November 29, 2005; 07:28 P.M.

Ciao Cherlyn!

With your beautiful work I am always behind everyone else in congratulating you and this is no different. But hen as they say "...Better Late...". Great image and a great composition.

Congratulations.

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Paul Turton , November 29, 2005; 08:05 P.M.

Cherlyn, Beautiful presentation!

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Mohsen Nafar , November 30, 2005; 12:18 A.M.

The border is not good. it takes care to the border not the photo.

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Bolti Ankheen , November 30, 2005; 07:39 A.M.

like the way u frame the image with plants in foreground, very nice Cherlyn.

Regards

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Richard Kynast , November 30, 2005; 12:45 P.M.

Cherlyn

Like everyone else, I like this very much; the framing with the leaves and the details are excellent. Thank you for posting.

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Kaushik Chatterjee , November 30, 2005; 01:03 P.M.

Cherlyn,

Great great display of the door. Nice capture too. Is it your house? :-)

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Francisco J. LauriƱo , November 30, 2005; 04:59 P.M.

A very beautiful shot. The natural frame provided by branches is what makes this photograph work.

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Ray Wei , November 30, 2005; 06:45 P.M.

One of the best house front photos I've seen. Great job.

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Cherlyn . , November 30, 2005; 08:57 P.M.

Kaushik,I wish this is my house too but it's not. This was located in one of the prestige area in Singapore.
Glad that the frame works here for most of you.

Thanks everyone for your encouraging comments.

Paula Grenside , December 01, 2005; 09:45 A.M.

Cherlyn, interesting, beautiful entrance, and the frame you have created is, not only enhances its beauty but makes it a warm invitation.

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Ayse Yalcin , December 01, 2005; 05:52 P.M.

Excellent dear Cherlyn...And I still use Sony DSC-F828:))

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Ken Beilman , December 01, 2005; 08:46 P.M.

Personally, I think the frame really enhances this image and lends a very artistic feel to it. Nicely done, Cherlyn.

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Kimberly M. Barton , December 01, 2005; 11:32 P.M.

This is a stunning image! Excellent, excellent! The frame works for me also. I love the whole thing.

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A.K. Sircar , December 04, 2005; 02:12 A.M.

Beautiful composition,Cherlyn. Thanks for the information about Peranakan.

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Fernando Ferreira , December 07, 2005; 11:04 A.M.

Its a wonderfull image. No doubts about that.

Congrats!

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Kathy Brown , March 08, 2006; 10:46 P.M.

This is a beautiful photograph. Very nice work!

Kat

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rabinder bhandari , June 09, 2006; 08:36 A.M.

very good photograph with a nice composition....

rabinder

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Ab Ergun , June 13, 2006; 02:37 P.M.

Very nice work! beatuiuful composition. Congr...

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