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True Grit

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 18 November 2009 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

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Black and white are the colours of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.

Robert Frank

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Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

HI Stu, just read ur blurb and I agree the am3 is amazing and keeps that enthusuasm alive!!
Very nicely shot Stu. I like the light reflection on the wet ground:-)Nicely comosed:-)

18 Nov 2009 5:40am

christine from France

Trés sympa cette ruelle avec ces lumières qui se reflètent sur les pavets...bravo.

18 Nov 2009 7:35am

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

A very beautiful B & W shot !!! Love the compo !!! well done !

18 Nov 2009 10:00am

k@ from Paris, France

Love the execution on the floor ! Superb narrow path and shining B&W with soul.

18 Nov 2009 10:02am

Adela Fonts Artús from Barcelona, Spain

Stunning photo! Great composition. Vibrant B/N. Good morning Stu! Adela

18 Nov 2009 10:09am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

Oh yes, a fabulous photo Stu with terrific crisp tones. Very nicely processed.

18 Nov 2009 12:44pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Fine shot Stu with deep stark contrasts, the areas of light come up very well.

18 Nov 2009 12:45pm

Benoit Darrieux from Tripoli, Lebanon

Nice rainy black and white.

18 Nov 2009 12:59pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Great B&W, the reflection and the tension of the narrow space work well together in this composition. This is not so serene. :)

18 Nov 2009 1:54pm

bigezbear from New Orleans, United States

Excellent work, as usual.

18 Nov 2009 2:49pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Super shot . Love this light and shadows , and floor is really fabulous !

18 Nov 2009 3:09pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

great atmosphere ! excellent BW and lighting !

18 Nov 2009 4:24pm

Ken from United States

Stu, amazing reflections and framing!

18 Nov 2009 4:56pm

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Great atmosphere with this narrow passage !
And this man, alone in the ambiance give the human touch to this B&W framing !
Wonderful capture ! 5* !

18 Nov 2009 5:33pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

Excellent b&w and lighting. I like the atmosphere created in this image.

18 Nov 2009 7:07pm

dabbler from Minneapolis, United States

this reminds me of the narrow alley ways behind the establishments along the river - a beautiful capture, sobering image...

18 Nov 2009 8:18pm

Theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Great composition, Vibrant B/N.

18 Nov 2009 10:06pm

Michael from United Kingdom

Super shot with those wet reflections, it also has an industrial feel with those big vent pipes. ?

19 Nov 2009 1:27am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Totally cool, Stu.

19 Nov 2009 2:59am

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

fascinating dark mood you've captured here Stu. the play of light and shadow is great, stark and gritty.

22 Nov 2009 10:38am

Sash from Adelaide, Australia

This has STUUUUUUUU written all over it. Totally dig your quotations, too.

25 Nov 2009 4:30am

laurent from 93, France

excellent

16 Dec 2009 10:56pm