This is a close-cropped shot of the sculpture the "Rape of the Sabines." The detail of the musculature is truly amazing. This statue is located in Florence, Italy. Post-processing involved contrast enhancement and sharpening only. This is a color shot--the marble is this near-gray tone.
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Albrecht (11281) 2005-03-29 2:01
Nice detail. Could be in B&W also. Well done, greetings Albrecht
joebatista (133) 2005-03-29 3:17
Fantastic shot James
simply beautiful ;)
ndb1958 (9289) 2005-03-29 12:13
Interesting shot. Very powerful impression. I like it!
roconnell (327) 2005-04-09 21:29
Stunning use of the camera lens to bring to life the power of the sculpture. The tight crop is very effective and creative. Well done.
rigoletto (34279) 2005-04-29 15:25
The most powerful of your Italy images, simply artistic. B&W would really be useful.