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Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/400 second F/7.1 ISO 400 170 mm


"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

Sophie from Fournets Luisans, France

very nice light !

24 May 2012 5:11am

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

the color tones are wonderful in this image....

24 May 2012 5:11am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

The colors and composition of lines work wonderfully to present this man.

24 May 2012 5:21am

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Preciosa luz lateral!!

24 May 2012 5:31am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Lovely light and treatment

24 May 2012 5:31am

Loukas from Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece

This processing gives another mood to the photo. I like the shadows of the columns

24 May 2012 5:53am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Composition and light conditions at the top !

24 May 2012 5:55am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

very beautiful lighting, framing and colors - I like the theme

24 May 2012 5:58am

Z from Shanghai, China

Lot of pressure overhead: ) beautiful side lights!

24 May 2012 6:04am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


24 May 2012 6:05am

Maria from California, United States

lighting it's just beautiful..but everything else, as well, lights, shapes, subject...emotions, etc...

24 May 2012 6:09am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Very beautiful contrast between columns and crutches ! Lovely lights and colors , Phil

24 May 2012 6:16am

Morten Pedersen from Norway

Hello my friend long time.... Lovely picture with great light.

24 May 2012 6:37am

larans from Lund, Sweden

I like the compo, the light, the colors...all of it. Wonderful capture.

24 May 2012 6:39am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Compo and light are beautiful here

24 May 2012 6:43am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

Strong colors for a strong feeling

24 May 2012 6:48am

Sam from Chennai, India

Great composition and wonderful light. Very powerful image. :)

24 May 2012 6:56am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

I like the compo and lighting

24 May 2012 7:03am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Bei uns sagt man Gehhilfe, die Krücke steht dahinter.
Sehr gutes Licht und Farben.

24 May 2012 7:03am

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

des pilliers pour une belle architecture, et des bequilles pour l'homme
bien vu

24 May 2012 7:05am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

The difference is that those below are accidental! :)
At the gates of the stadium, the unfortunate boy will not participate in the Olympics ...
Pretty light, probably in the evening ?

24 May 2012 7:29am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Superbe ton cadrage!! j'adore++++ cette photo la lumière et les couleurs...c'est une réussite!!!!

24 May 2012 7:34am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

24 May 2012 7:53am

Bron from Canberra, Australia

Fantastic shot!

24 May 2012 8:04am

PhotoAttraction from Porto, Portugal

Nice one! The expression on his face is great. He would probably hit someone if he could...

24 May 2012 8:17am

Ellebelle from Medemblik, Netherlands

Beautiful lines here, especially the vertical ones from the crutches and the columns!!
Nice treatment with great tones!

24 May 2012 8:32am

Aigleloup from Rebecq, Belgium

Superbe les couleurs et les ombres.
Bonne journée

24 May 2012 9:00am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

quel catpage de ce blessé avec son plâtre blanc ses cannes et le graphisem de colonne sueprbe.
Belle journée

24 May 2012 9:39am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful light in this well framed shot Mariana! My guess is that this accident spoiled his vacation and hence the gloomy look on his face! Nicely captured! ;-)

24 May 2012 11:34am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

No fun crutches as his face implies.

24 May 2012 11:56am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Wonderful composition and framing! Superb light!

24 May 2012 11:56am

gerard1948 from Spain

A beautiful light for this instant, I love, and it is also very well composed.

24 May 2012 12:38pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful colour and composition, Mariana. The man looks so fragile with his crutches compared to the strength of the columns that tower above him.

24 May 2012 1:02pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

an image, to the heart, perfect expression of loneliness, among lights and shadows of your eyes, lovely Mary.

24 May 2012 1:07pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

The light creates a wonderful mood to highlight this man's thoughtful expression. Lovely work, Mariana.

24 May 2012 1:14pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

The architecture is highlighted beautifully in this study, very strong architecture, a
new review of " the thinker."

24 May 2012 1:18pm

@Phil Morris: thanks Phil . I love this tower clock and I really wanted to spend some time on its processing :)

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Fantástica luz para una compo bien cuidada.Buen trabajo Mariana.

24 May 2012 1:21pm

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Well done!

24 May 2012 1:22pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Gorgeous light !

24 May 2012 1:25pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of this fellow taking a break from the crutches. Excellent light on this one!

24 May 2012 1:54pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Stark lighting yet lovely low angle colour. Almost the pose of the 'thinker'. Perhaps wondering how he is going to negotiate those steps. :)

24 May 2012 2:10pm

Brat | RCA from Xiamen City, China

nice one!

24 May 2012 2:18pm

Benkirane Thami from Fès, Morocco

Béquilles à tous les étages! Bien vu !
Bonne journée lumineuse!

24 May 2012 2:19pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!!
Beautiful colors & lights!

24 May 2012 2:32pm

anirban from durgapur, India


24 May 2012 2:43pm

Yves from Isserpent, France

Magnifique cette éclairage rasant. Bravo !

24 May 2012 3:09pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Superb great colours !! +++

24 May 2012 3:12pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That side lighting paints this scene so beautifully. A gorgeous image.

24 May 2012 3:53pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice capture, the poor bloke looks really fed-up !

24 May 2012 4:39pm

Rita from Netherlands


24 May 2012 4:54pm

milton from rome, Italy

love the feeling, composition and light

24 May 2012 5:31pm

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Excellent use of light and wonderful processing.

24 May 2012 6:27pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Interesting subject - is he pondering how he will get down. :) Beautiful capture.

24 May 2012 6:36pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Great framing and nice light ...

24 May 2012 6:43pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

beautiful light and colors !

24 May 2012 7:07pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Splendid light and colors and great capture of the moment !

24 May 2012 7:07pm

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Great evening light

24 May 2012 7:28pm

Universe from Tehran, Iran

Very nice capture. Bravo !!!

24 May 2012 7:37pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wow ... awesome light here!
i hope the poor man had eyes for his surroundings and wasn't lost in his predicament ... ;-))

24 May 2012 7:48pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous light and processing. He definitely looks unhappy with his condition.

24 May 2012 8:09pm

philippe from moselle, France

c'est sur que pour les balades ce ne doit pas être évident !!!
les textures et les tons sont superbes !!!

24 May 2012 8:09pm

Ddo from Verdun, France

Un cadrage judicieux et une belle lumiere qui souligne de façon tres douce les matieres

24 May 2012 8:18pm

ryse from bordeaux, France

A chacun sa béquille ! Les couleurs sont magnifiques !

24 May 2012 8:26pm

cajera from France

Joli reflet accroché sur les béquilles axillaires. Ces modèles ne sont plus utilisées chez nous en France.
Le pied dans le plâtre, assis à regarder la foule s'activer autour de lui. Cette image me fait penser à Fenêtre sur cour d'Alfred hitchcock.
Superbe éclairage

24 May 2012 8:54pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Dramatic frame and light ~ beautiful subject!

24 May 2012 9:30pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Wonderful warm colors revealed through your processing! And I love the dramatic lighting and shadows.

24 May 2012 9:51pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

wonderful color rendering , very nice post traitement !

24 May 2012 10:19pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

cool processing

24 May 2012 10:47pm

ks from Kanagawa, Japan

feel of a material, light, composition, anything are splendid!

24 May 2012 11:33pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Une photo qui raconte une histoire par sa lumière, sa composition et l'atmosphère qui s'en dégage...du beau travail!

25 May 2012 1:03am

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

He's meditating about his misfortune .... Magnificent photo with great light and fabulous colors !!! Well done ..

25 May 2012 3:41am

Véro from Savoie, France

beautiful work on light and shadows , it gives the stone a nice texture !

25 May 2012 4:54am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Superb light, I love the moment you captured, the strength of the stone echos the strength of the mans determination

25 May 2012 7:37am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Great image! Superb.

25 May 2012 7:38am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Such exquisite light! A wonderfully evocative image.

25 May 2012 11:27am

rian from Vestavia Hills, United States

he's on crutches but still outdoors, that's the spirit! :)

26 May 2012 5:09pm

Pixim from Nice, France

I like very much, one time ago when everything is solid. Yes, the basis is then surer. The found light is of the one who recognizes, crystal clear, she allows the awareness

28 May 2012 6:55am

domlortha from Roanne, France

Fantastic shot with an incredible light, and a very interesting scene. Congrats, I love it!
Have a nice day.

23 Jun 2012 12:26pm

1/400 second
ISO 400
170 mm