el laberinto del fauno by bostankorkulugu (41344)
papera (13844) 2012-10-28 11:48
how cool is this picture?? :)
there's often an element of mystery in your compositions - shadows passing by or through, blurry human beings, moving subjects - while architecture stands still, reliable in its lines and structures.
love the movie reference :)
Nostalgia for Bali #4 by bukitgolfb301 (32680)
papera (13844) 2012-10-22 14:27
hello dear takero,
I told you many times how much I appreciate your way of shooting kids and children, so respectful and full on empathy. this picture from your Indonesian period is no exception, again an intimate moment captured beautifully and skilfully framed. I love the way their eyes are not meeting and their little feet touch :)
greetings from foggy Amsterdam.
Roman Impressions 7 by claudeD (27004)
papera (13844) 2012-10-06 12:03
hi Jean Claude,
it's interesting to see this gallery from this perspective - I have been there many times but never occurred to me to photograph it, always too focused on the works of art :)
I don't know if they still have the 2-4-5 hour itineraries - I remember I used to go for the 5 hour one, living in Rome I never had the problem of many tourists - rushing though the Vatican museum in order to go to their next monument or gallery... :)
your composition is extremely centered, the difference in light and colours makes it look as if it's split into four triangles: the bottom one darker and multicoloured, the top one with the long line of arches, the right and left triangles with the statues exposed to different light temperatures (white vs. yellow). the way it all comes together is very interesting and very attractive.
have a nice weekend,
Piazza delle Vettovaglie by carlo62 (19513)
papera (13844) 2012-09-28 2:14
questa e' la mia piazza preferita a Pisa, ho molti bei ricordi (invernali) di questo angolo... e infatti in questa piazza ho scattato una delle due foto mie che ho appese a casa (http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Italy/Tuscany/Pisa//photo1146115.htm).
ricordo anche un'osteria sotto i portici che faceva dei primi piatti spaziali :)
bello vederla a colori!
Le cavalier des steppes by yquem46 (35432)
papera (13844) 2012-09-24 12:57
I am intrigued by this low angle, it's a shooting angle I personally love but never get to use...
the look on his face speaks volumes and you had this beautiful light to capture it. I think shots like these tell us more about places and people than mere landscapes.
Blue Voyage Scenes - XXI by mesutilgim (73080)
papera (13844) 2012-09-03 8:46
I am going through your "Blue Voyage" series with much pleasure, anticipating the holiday which awaits me in this part of the Dodecanese from next week on...
my base will be Rhodes and Symi is one of the places I want to see. your photos present well the atmosphere of the blue Mediterranean and the importance of sea and light in these landscapes - here I like the splash of water and the way the light shows us the transparency of the sea.
I can't wait to get there, especially after the soaking wet summer we had here in Amsterdam... :)
Sea, Sex and Surf... by xavshot (69835)
papera (13844) 2012-08-16 0:42
I fully agree with Yves - it's a great picture and it would feature beautifully in a sports magazine.
I love the transparency of the water and the frozen movement of the surfer - I shot I would have loved to take :)
A facetious kid by yquem46 (35432)
papera (13844) 2012-08-11 2:41
where did you find this charmer?? his expression is so priceless that it seems to come out of a Shirley Temple movie!
kids are natural models but this child is really a performer :)
have a good weekend,
Floating Ghost by InasiaJones (30030)
papera (13844) 2012-08-11 2:35
ahh, I see that kathryn was wondering, like me, how you had manged to get the ship so still at f22... before we both read your note :)
I also agree with her about the haunting quality of the image - the water is really setting the mood here - and the birds are the cherry (cherries) on top :)
have a good weekend,
The Leaving of Liverpool by mjw364 (6142)
papera (13844) 2012-08-11 2:26
it's always a pleasure for me to observe architectural shots - I can definitely follow you in your compositional and conceptual thoughts, it's what I like best about this kind of photography. I swing between street and architectural photography and while the first represents action and quick decisions, architecture gives me the time to think, ponder and reflect. your interpretation of this location is very interesting - I liked it before reading your note but looking at it after having read your words makes it something special.
have a good weekend,