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Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/400 second F/8.0 ISO 400 75 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

Javier from Castro-Urdiales, Spain

Fantástico punto de vista!

Felices Fiestas y Próspero Año 2013 !!

27 Dec 2012 6:15am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

27 Dec 2012 6:21am

365 from namur, Belgium

... and people.

27 Dec 2012 6:28am

@365: and much, much more that you cannot see :)

Lacroux from Aubergenville, France

An "original bird's eye view" still with this quirky look at the main topic, I love your approach to photography, unexpected and very personal.
Good day.

27 Dec 2012 6:30am

@Lacroux: thanks a lot Pierre !

Lydia.Dd from Paris, France

Very good !! I like your picture Mariana .

27 Dec 2012 7:17am

Helodie from AVRANCHES, France

great composition, It's beautiful !

27 Dec 2012 7:35am

rafafotografia from Madrid, Spain

This is beautiful and wonderfully framed. Very nice. Great shot.

27 Dec 2012 7:38am

Cajera from France

Les oiseaux vont ils attaquer ces deux promeneurs ?

27 Dec 2012 7:40am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


27 Dec 2012 7:50am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

excellent composition and angle of view ! happy end of year Mariana....

27 Dec 2012 7:53am

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Great pov ......... bird's eye view!
Nice patterns in the snow ......

27 Dec 2012 8:30am

Annierita & Annisabelle from New Delhi & Belle Ile, India

excellent ;on se perd avec delices dans cette foret de signes ;bonne année à toi Mariana et merci pour ta fidélité à notre page et bravo encore pour la qualité constante de ton travail . lesannies

27 Dec 2012 8:31am

Lucia from Bahia, France

tu sais prendre de la hauteur
(as we say in french)
you are very high
(we can see the birds)

27 Dec 2012 8:58am

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great pov !

27 Dec 2012 9:34am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Do you own a helicopter by any chance? Neat view:)

27 Dec 2012 10:08am

@J.R.: he he .. No, but camera is always with me , in every situation :)

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Tu volais toi aussi pour prendre cette photo!!! Magnifique shot. Belle journée Mariana.

27 Dec 2012 10:14am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Terrific well composed shot from the high position, I think the birds add so much extra depth to this. (Don't know what height they were, but the suggestion is there of a massive drop.)

27 Dec 2012 10:51am

@Curly: Very massive drop of grenades right on this place killed 11 kids in 1994 ( picture is taken in Sarajevo ). Was on a balcony of my brother's flat remembering this tragic story when this scene appeared in front of my eyes ... This time the birds only, not grenades ... Thx Curly !

Learning Soul from Bangalore, India

Amazing shot ! There was one similar earlier (with a baby on a pram, as far as I remember) but together with the birds this one is even more amazing !

27 Dec 2012 10:57am

Photo Attraction from Porto, Portugal

Awesome point of view. Great b&w.

27 Dec 2012 11:06am

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Excellent dramatic image! The point of view is superb!

27 Dec 2012 11:18am

Babzy from Besançon, France

great framing ! :)

27 Dec 2012 11:26am

Benkirane Thami from Fès, Morocco

Une image ouverte dans toutes les directions et qui donne des ailes à la narration!
Bonne journée lumineuse!

27 Dec 2012 11:27am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent bird view !

27 Dec 2012 11:36am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

marvellous viewpoint and spacey compo

27 Dec 2012 11:38am

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Very well seen, excellent framing and a nice angle shooting. I love the lines that go in all directions. A beautiful photo.
Have a good day.

27 Dec 2012 11:47am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great view!

27 Dec 2012 11:50am

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

Very interesting with birds, people and patterns.

27 Dec 2012 12:10pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

not need to see this photograph to know that it is you who makes it, I just run my hand over it and feel the texture of your look, because only you can touch my heart so.
magnificent Marian, a kiss

27 Dec 2012 12:19pm

RORO from LE HAVRE, France

Did you give your camera to one of them to take that picture ?

27 Dec 2012 12:20pm

Marie-Line from Lille, France

Stunning and beautiful!! Thanks

27 Dec 2012 12:26pm

Eau from anglet, France

yes you'r a bird... great pix!

27 Dec 2012 1:03pm

tatar@y from france, France

Belle composition en N/B lumineux.)

27 Dec 2012 1:45pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

True fine. An original image of birds and people.

27 Dec 2012 1:55pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

A memory more pleasant. best…jf

27 Dec 2012 2:21pm

Joke from Leuven, Belgium

a very special photographic standpoint

27 Dec 2012 2:22pm

Christi from Annapolis, United States

Excellent treatment. I love what the B/W brings to the photo. Sets a nice mood.

27 Dec 2012 2:50pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Great composition !

27 Dec 2012 2:51pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The dark birds and dark clothing stand out well against the snow. Great shot.

27 Dec 2012 4:33pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Excellent capture, lovely scene, nice composition.

27 Dec 2012 4:53pm

El pare from prepirineu, Andorra

Mariana, you fly higher than birds. Good point of view.

27 Dec 2012 7:16pm

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Tu domines la situation! Excellent!

27 Dec 2012 7:31pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Une excellente photo!! j'adore le cadrage!!!!

27 Dec 2012 7:39pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue plongeante avec les oiseaux et le personnage, les traces sur la neige fantastique.
Belle soirée

27 Dec 2012 7:41pm

the#1AcePhotog from Portland, OR, United States

You beautifully captured a real confluence of paths

27 Dec 2012 8:03pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & "W O N D E R F U L" !

27 Dec 2012 9:14pm

Marc from Chardonne, Switzerland

Great picture

27 Dec 2012 9:15pm

Marc from Chardonne, Switzerland

Great picture

27 Dec 2012 9:16pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Tender scene captured and great pov! Beautiful b/w!

27 Dec 2012 9:34pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I really like the view from above. The patterns in the snow are beautiful as are the birds.

27 Dec 2012 10:18pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Great composition, beautiful scene!

28 Dec 2012 12:53am

Ripple from United Kingdom

belle scene vue d'en haut

28 Dec 2012 7:19am

montazer from urmia, Iran

so beautiful...
congratulations :)

28 Dec 2012 3:58pm

@montazer: thanks Montazer

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

28 Dec 2012 4:42pm

@omid: thanks Omid

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight Mariana!

28 Dec 2012 4:44pm

@Elaine Hancock: thanks Elaine

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Félicitations pour le spotlight Mariana!

28 Dec 2012 4:51pm

@Jean-Luc T.: thank you:)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

...and congratulations on the spotlight !

28 Dec 2012 4:57pm

@Mhelene: many thanks Helene

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Congratulations Mariana !!

28 Dec 2012 5:06pm

@Eric C.: thanks Eric !

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Yessssssssss félicitation pour ton spotlight bien mérité!!

28 Dec 2012 5:18pm

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Congratulations :-))

28 Dec 2012 5:36pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Félicitations pour le Spotlight. Belle journée Mariana.

28 Dec 2012 5:51pm

@Tede: thx Tede !

Florence from Paris, France

Bravo Mariana for the spotlight, and all my best wishes.

28 Dec 2012 5:54pm

@Florence: thanks Florence !

franz from Baden, Austria

gorgeous pov and hues !!!

28 Dec 2012 5:59pm

franz from Baden, Austria

and congrats, of course, on another spotlight !

28 Dec 2012 6:00pm

@franz: thx Franz !

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Congratulations on the spotlight ! Wonderful photo job here!

28 Dec 2012 6:03pm

@maximage: thank you .

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Congratulations on your spotlight Mariana! Bravo!!!

28 Dec 2012 6:50pm

@Mireille T.: thanks a lot .

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Congratulation on the Spotlight Mariana.

28 Dec 2012 7:52pm

@Willem: thank you Willem .

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulation on the Spotlight.

28 Dec 2012 8:48pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulation on the Spotlight.

28 Dec 2012 8:49pm

@Ana Lúcia: thanks Ana

Ruthiebear from United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT

28 Dec 2012 9:31pm

@Ruthiebear: thanks Ruthie !

Eligreg from Spain

W I N N E R ! ! !Congrats on spotlight

28 Dec 2012 11:00pm

@Eligreg: thanks a loyt :)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

29 Dec 2012 6:30am

@Steve Rice: thanks Steve !

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Congratulations on the spotlight

29 Dec 2012 7:37am

@Aubélia: Thx Aubelia !

Farhad from Tehran, Iran

very nice.........

29 Dec 2012 8:34am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great !!!,,,, congratulations on the spotlight.

29 Dec 2012 9:56am

@PRASHANT: thanks Prashant !

CarineB from Paris, France

very nice perspective!!great shot in b/w

29 Dec 2012 1:33pm

kasra from tabriz, Iran

nothing to say, just perfect!

29 Dec 2012 4:45pm

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

congratulations on the spotlight Mariana

29 Dec 2012 5:41pm

@Hossein Saharnaz: thanks Hossein !

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb! Congratulation on the Spotlight!

29 Dec 2012 5:48pm

@mo.langel: Thanks Mo !

Mohsen Mazhari from malayer, Iran

great mood ! tanx

30 Dec 2012 2:41pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Congratulations on this Spotlight award, most deserving photo, and wonderful work
on the photo to bring out the magnificence, hope you had a fine Christmas !~

30 Dec 2012 8:44pm

@Phil Morris: thanks Phil !

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Congratulations on this Spotlight!

30 Dec 2012 9:12pm

@Denise: thanks !

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

Congratulations Mary

31 Dec 2012 9:59am

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

Congratulations on this Spotlight.

31 Dec 2012 2:59pm

chris from Haute-Loire, France

I like very much this black and white, the poetry, the light, the construction of the image. Congratulation!

1 Jan 2013 6:07pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Love everything about this. congrats on the spotlight!

1 Jan 2013 11:04pm

@Abena: thx Abena !

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Marvellous how your point of view appears to fly with the birds - congrats on your Spotlight, Mariana!

2 Jan 2013 10:12am

@Stephen: thanks Stephen .

rian from vestavia hills, United States

from that angle, it seems like you were one of the birds flying up above!

4 Jan 2013 10:27pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

jolie composition.

13 Jan 2013 10:04pm

amir jafari from Tehran, Iran

Super great composition 'n texture, good angle, totally complete.
I look into your gallery, it's amazing. you re way to professional in use of light and BW photography.

1 Feb 2013 6:01pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

StreetLife by Anna Cherer

B&W by Eric C.

1/400 second
ISO 400
75 mm