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Crossing the Street

Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/500 second F/13.0 ISO 200 80 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

Maral from Sydney, Australia

Cool! Nice photo and nicer edit

29 Oct 2013 6:05am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Une ambiance extraordinaire. Une image "venue d'ailleurs".

29 Oct 2013 6:26am

Anna O. from Lublin, Poland

Excellent! I love this deep black and white mood.

29 Oct 2013 6:38am

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Splendid ! Awesome high contrasts.

29 Oct 2013 6:41am

365 from namur, Belgium

The roads are invading our countries as a lava flow.

29 Oct 2013 6:42am

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Superb depth accentuated by the vertical lines on the asphalt! Rich in contrast!

29 Oct 2013 7:10am

Monik from PARIS, France

Comme un fleuve d'argent ondulant au soleil . Superbe, Mariana.
Bonne journée.

29 Oct 2013 7:16am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5*****

29 Oct 2013 7:21am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb contrasty composition

29 Oct 2013 7:50am

Tat à l'Oeil from Paris, France

Superbe noir et blanc, très belle lumière !

29 Oct 2013 8:01am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Superbe noir et blanc.
Je vous souhaite une agréable journée.

29 Oct 2013 8:25am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Great use of those shadows and reflections, the contours of the road are hypnotising.

29 Oct 2013 8:28am

Le Krop from Charenton-le-pont, France


29 Oct 2013 8:48am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

deep black and high contrast create a mysterious mood ! the light on the road is magnificent !

29 Oct 2013 8:53am

Robert from BOUSVAL, Belgium

I like the B&W treatment wich gives a deep contrast of the light.

29 Oct 2013 9:02am

Marco Carbocci from Bxl, Belgium

Vertigineux !

29 Oct 2013 9:07am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland


29 Oct 2013 9:12am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Amazing lines!

29 Oct 2013 9:35am

JCJ from Troyes, France

amazing contrast

29 Oct 2013 9:41am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Stunning image - well done.

29 Oct 2013 9:44am

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Great shot and good b&w !

29 Oct 2013 9:51am

Frankiess from Český Těšín, Czech Republic

Perfect BW !!

29 Oct 2013 10:00am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Une merveille ce N&B, splendide job. Belle journée. *****

29 Oct 2013 10:09am

Devi from Chennai, India

Excellent capture !!!! and B&W makes it so realistic!!!

29 Oct 2013 10:16am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Super capture, well done it looks dangerous with no street lights:)

29 Oct 2013 10:18am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful framing to lead the eye deep into the shot! Nicely captured Mariana! ;-)

29 Oct 2013 12:21pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Cool !

29 Oct 2013 12:52pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Great light and B/W! Superb capture!

29 Oct 2013 12:55pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An excellent Pov that you've captured here!! I love the strong contrasts between sunlight and shadows which appear to "light up" the street.

29 Oct 2013 2:31pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice line and light capture, great composition...:-)

29 Oct 2013 3:48pm

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Very dynamic composition!

29 Oct 2013 3:57pm

Annierita & Annisabelle from New Delhi & Belle Ile, India

Wonderful light ! Annierita

29 Oct 2013 4:04pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

nice dark mood here.

29 Oct 2013 4:42pm

morgan from canyon Country, United States

a very creative take on this street shot.

29 Oct 2013 6:14pm

franz from Baden, Austria

awesome light and shadow and great "action"!
if i remember rightly, i've seen a similar image on your site before ;-)

29 Oct 2013 6:19pm

@franz: i do not think so, Franz ! or, I cannot remember of this similar image :)

David from Avranches, France

A simply stunning shot Mariana.

29 Oct 2013 7:21pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

W O N D E R F U L !!!!

29 Oct 2013 7:43pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous light and shadows. Magnificent b&w!

29 Oct 2013 9:36pm

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Hyper contraté ce grand cru !

29 Oct 2013 9:58pm

Photo Attraction from Porto, Portugal

Nice strong b&w.
You must have waited a bit for the right light...

29 Oct 2013 11:01pm

@Photo Attraction: No. I did not wait ! I would not take a picture if I did not see these lines of light and shades ...

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh que j'adore cette lumière et ce personnage qui traverse en allant à l'extrémité du sombre,je classe ce cliché dans ma catégorie 7 Art ,bravo

30 Oct 2013 7:43am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Strong b&w, great visual impact.

30 Oct 2013 8:48am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is quite amazing! I love that processing to isolate the street.

30 Oct 2013 8:23pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

Cityscape by Tede

Mariana Maodus by Ludovic Roudet

1/500 second
ISO 200
80 mm