Layang Layang

Strange as it may seem, there exists a place in Kuala Lumpur where people of different race and creed have fun together, voluntarily. No script, no slogans. No propaganda, no politics. That mythical place is the Kite Park…

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f10, 1/320 sec

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f10, 1/320 sec

The giant white teddy bear in the sky (seated left) pushes away the dark clouds, triggering nasty stares and gnashing from the angry dog (inside gap)…

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f10, 1/500 sec

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f10, 1/500 sec

A shy little red kite was the first to greet the sleepy white clouds…

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f11, 1/800 sec

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f11, 1/800 sec

Then, one by one they soared. Dancing with the clouds, teasing the reluctant sun.

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f9, 1/320 sec

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f9, 1/320 sec

The eagle and the wau soon rule the sky. Traffic on the highway came to a standstill. More people were arriving, many parked miles down the road. The poor children…

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/125 sec

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f7.1, 1/125 sec

For this little girl, the long walk was definitely worth the extra effort. Here, she can command her kite, challenge the adults and master the wind.

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f11, 1/640 sec

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f11, 1/640 sec

For those not into kites, the nearby lake offers a soothing retreat from the city.

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f8, 1/180 sec with fill in flash

Olympus E-PL2, ISO 200, f8, 1/180 sec with fill-in flash

This city is not that far, as you can see in the background. This friendly and pretty stranger volunteered a pose. The halo effect is an artifact of this particular art filter and lighting.

All pictures here photographed with the Olympus E-PL2 with Dramatic Tone Art Filter enabled.

See also:
The Art Of Art Filters | The 1-Minute Food Pic | The Bird Park | Driving An Ultra-Wide

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