I used this photograph as a header image once, but altered it slightly, moving the boatmen nearer the horizon. I did this in photoshop. As my header was long and narrow I wanted the boatmen as well as the horizon to appear in it.
I turned this image to sepia, giving it the appearance of an old picture. The isolation of the people in the canoe, the vast horizon and the sky, lent to the atmosphere and added to the old world look.
Related Images: Man ferrying cycle in canoe in China. Or click on the label "Nature Headers" if you are looking for free nature headers for your blog. For Urban landscapes which can be used for headers click the label Urban Landscapes. If you click the label Headers, you will find both nature as well as urban scenes.