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The Still of the Night - I/III

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 8 June 2009 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Canon EOS 50D 30 seconds F/8.0 ISO 100 17 mm

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bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

What a beautiful shot! I love the light as it climbs the stairs, softly and silently.

8 Jun 2009 3:34pm

Ken from United States

Love the curve of the tree shadow across the steps.

8 Jun 2009 4:37pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Gran contraste de luces y sombras,tiene mucha fuerza el B/W,con un ambiente de misterio muy conseguido

8 Jun 2009 6:15pm

M4 from Durham, NC, United States

nice black and white. i like the contrast, especially with the tree and its shadow crossing through the image.

8 Jun 2009 7:10pm

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

wonderful b&w image!Love the play of light and shadow!

8 Jun 2009 7:21pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Love the contrast and leading of the eye. A great image!

8 Jun 2009 7:31pm

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

You deserve such a great photo after 30 seconds of waiting! The big tree shadow looks fantastic and the black - white tones are so nice!

8 Jun 2009 9:46pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is so fine. Subtle and very beautiful.

8 Jun 2009 9:50pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Nice use of that shadow in the composition.

9 Jun 2009 5:39am

k@ from Paris, France

Very classy here too, peaceful atmosphere yet the shadow adds mystery

9 Jun 2009 6:51am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

I like this composition in BW. Beautiful contrast.

9 Jun 2009 11:08pm

Esther K ~ from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

I know its been said - but the shadow of the tree falling across the steps is pretty awesome, Stu. Another beautiful composition.

11 Jun 2009 6:56am

frisky from NYC, United States

lovely work!

13 Aug 2009 2:35am

@frisky: Thx frisky!