"if" is the middle word in "life"

Posted by Stu (From Scotland | Living in Kyoto, Japan) on 21 February 2010 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

My spotlight images.

tim from high desert, United States

I've commented on a few of your shots and have probably mentioned exposure and processing maybe every time. Its safe to say you've got a handle on that. Care to elaborate on your processing?

Love how the light on the wall fades away in that downward curve.

21 Feb 2010 5:22am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful tones and composition. I like the title as well.

21 Feb 2010 7:15am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

An exceptional shot Stu! The character and scene reminds me of a 1960s detective movie. Amazing light, shadow and perspective. Well done.

21 Feb 2010 9:07am

Louis Hebert from Kuwait, Kuwait

I really like something about this image and I just can't quite put my finger on it. Maybe the symmetry and textures.

21 Feb 2010 10:18am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

It took me a while to pinpoint what mood this projects, loneliness. I also agree with Tim from High Desert about your exposure and processing, even more impressive in that I assume you are doing it with your back-up. I don't see any loss in quality. Any word yet about your 50D?

21 Feb 2010 12:45pm

@Ralph Jones: Just got it back. All seems well thx Ralph!

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful mood has been created in this shot Stu! Well done! ;-)

21 Feb 2010 2:16pm

Florence from Paris, France

It is Stuart. A great allegory for me here, of passing time, from youth to old... as we walk along a corridor, passing through different doors. A meaningful photograph in many ways. Composition and mono really fit perfectly here.

21 Feb 2010 3:19pm

Glenn from New Orleans, United States

A haunting image, full of intimations and mystery. Really nice.

21 Feb 2010 3:25pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Stunning! Fabulous monochrome.

21 Feb 2010 4:38pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Stunning . Stunning compo, intriguing story behind it . Excellent processing and monochrome .

21 Feb 2010 5:13pm

alex centrella from California, United States

it doesnt get any better than this !

21 Feb 2010 5:40pm

mirela from brighton, United States

fantastic mood, you did a great job!

21 Feb 2010 6:07pm

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Excellent capture ! Brilliant title..

22 Feb 2010 4:23am

Garfield from Ancaster Ontario, Canada

This shot has personality ... something special going on here

22 Feb 2010 4:37am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A moody, beautiful image. The tones are super.

22 Feb 2010 9:59pm

Basile Pesso from Paris, City of Aminus, France

Very good !

10 Jul 2012 7:09pm

Canon EOS Kiss X
1/200 second
F/2.2
ISO 100
50 mm