Nothing, just a man with his traditional Moroccan djellaba, passing by the pink walls of Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakech.
What attracted me here and motivated for a shot: Light, shade and how they change colors and give volume to even most planar shapes.
I kept the wide angle distorted perspective of the walls on purpose, as for me the distortion adds to the surreality of the atmosphere.
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Silvio1953 (129504) 2013-04-23 10:36
Ciao Deniz, lovely composition with fantastic silhouette, beautiful geometry and excellent clarity, I like a lot, ciao Silvio
baclama (18427) 2013-04-23 11:22
une belle ombre qui ressort à merveille sur ce mur orange...
ryno (6865) 2013-04-23 13:54
Love the simplicity of this one, Deniz. The shapes, the sharp silhouette, the ochre hues, the touch of mystery (what's his mission?) A touch of Cartier-Bresson. My kind of photo.
mjw364 (7516) 2013-04-23 14:58
Well observed Deniz, a photograph of shapes and shades punctuated with the contrasting dark figure.Well composed.
gojo (1769) 2013-04-23 19:09
Hello again Deniz.
This I would love to hang on my wall at home!
bostankorkulugu (42206) 2013-04-24 2:12
güzel olmuş bu... kucağında kedi mi var?... seb'in lambası nerde?...
bantonbuju (51787) 2013-04-28 10:01
an example of how difficult it is to photograph people in morocco? i guess so...
i like the way you cropped the whole "story" here with the lines crossing in the bottom right creating some kind of the cage here...
archimatica (20357) 2013-05-02 11:56
Asymmetrical composition but very interesting... Fascinating is better.
Beautiful contrast between the background and the sihouettes.
amazon (12112) 2013-05-14 12:48
bir bedevinin hatıra defteri....güzel güzel...
yquem46 (38750) 2013-06-22 3:40
I like that kind of picture with someone as a mere black silhouette, in contrast with a strongly lit colorful BG, here the wall
The 3 black openings of course add an artistic dimension to the compo
well spotted and realized
have a nice WE, best
- Copyright: Deniz Taskin (rigoletto) (34269)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-04-03
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC HSM
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-04-23 10:33
- Favorites: 2 [view]