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Street Chess

Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/500 second F/11.0 ISO 400 45 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

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice capture

21 Jan 2014 7:54am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellente compo 5*****

21 Jan 2014 8:28am

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Totally concentrated on the game ....... not aware of the crowd! Partially sitting in the light and in the shadow ........

21 Jan 2014 8:31am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Interesting lighting.:-)

21 Jan 2014 9:00am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

Fabulous, I love how the guy playing white is in white and in the light and the other is dressed darkly and in the shade!

21 Jan 2014 10:08am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Enfermés dans leur bulle malgré la foule! Grande image Mariana!

21 Jan 2014 10:12am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellent street scene!

21 Jan 2014 10:18am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

cool light

21 Jan 2014 10:21am

KriKridesign from Suisse, Switzerland

Excellent.- Make me think to the "Buena Vista social club" movie so much! and what a light!

21 Jan 2014 10:23am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Delightful lighting; great documentary shot.

21 Jan 2014 12:12pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice candid

21 Jan 2014 12:44pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful study in concentration Mariana! Well seen and captured! ;-)

21 Jan 2014 1:51pm

Joke from Leuven, Belgium

Beautiful with the shadow and sun.

21 Jan 2014 3:25pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Superb light and scene. Where are we?

21 Jan 2014 4:30pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

beautiful lighting on this street scene ! they are very concentrated, great capture !

21 Jan 2014 4:31pm

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Haute concentration!
Très beau!

21 Jan 2014 5:14pm

franz from Baden, Austria

i like your use of light here, m., and of course the concentration of the two players !!!

21 Jan 2014 6:04pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Their intense concentration makes my head hurt. ;-) An excellent photo of these strategists.

21 Jan 2014 7:01pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A fantastic image! Wonderful light. They both look to be in deep concentration.

21 Jan 2014 10:54pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh trop bien ce noir et ce blanc

22 Jan 2014 8:27pm

1/500 second
ISO 400
45 mm