Friday, April 15, 2011

Descendre les escaliers

Paris, France (Palais de Chaillot) My entry for The Weekend in Black and White.

29 comments:

  1. Love it! Great composition and beautiful black and white James.

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  2. This picture brings so much memories to me... But I also enjoy the hard contrast between blacks and whites you were able to capture there... This is a very nice picture indeed.

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  3. So beautiful shadow and perspective.We can see wonderful lines and different textures.
    Bravo!
    Léia

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  4. A Giorgio di Chirico's painting...(Your picture makes me think of..)

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  5. that is tremendous, James...now, it's your turn to descend the stairs!! A wonderful composition...

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  6. A very nice perspective!
    You still have to descend the stairs and look back up...

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  7. Awesome!!! Lovely perspective.

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  8. Lines, squares, and yet more lines. And all this in pale stone with just a few dark figures. Perfect black and white photography.

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  9. I just love all your b&w photos James. This one is spectacular. I get deep in thought with this. :) Have a splendid weekend. :)

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  10. Beautiful. I like the repeated horizontal lines contrasted with the repeated vertical lines, and the rounded human figures which soften the image and give it scale.

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  11. Love the perspective and the shadows :)

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  12. wonderful perspective...I can't believe my daughter will be in Paris a week from tonight!

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  13. The thing I love about this monochrome are the lines, there are tons of them both parallel and intersecting.

    That house is in Warrington, so it's not too far. If you want more details, email me.

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  14. Beautiful play of lines and shadows.

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  15. Great shot--love looking down all those stairs--very creative photo. Mickie :)

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  16. All of your photographs are good, this one is Damn good. Muscular in fact.

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  17. Interestingly framed, there's a touch of optical illusion.. artsy mode, lovely!

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  18. Love the stark lighting, the linear aspects and the shapes formed by the shadows. This reminds me of one of Giorgio de Chirico paintings, which I simply adore, as I do this photo.

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  19. From your perspective, the child and the mother are so tiny in comparison to the statue to the right. Love the way the steps flow down to the two of them. This is a wonderful shot.

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  20. I love the light and shadow on this shot.

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  21. Very beautiful B&W shot! Great perspective!

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    Have a nice week, James****

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  22. Very nicely done.
    Yes, I agree.. it does look like a de Chirico scene but without the menacing foreboding that art critics love to introduce into his scenes. On the contrary, it seems like a sunny pleasant day here in this picture.
    David/ Houston

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  23. love the angle and the lines and the kind of geometry it makes.
    it certainly looks artsy esp. done in b*w.

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  24. I love this photograph - such a clever play on the subjects through beautiful composition

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  25. it´s a beautiful shot, James. The contrast between human and sculpture with the shadow create an excellent scene...
    congrats
    http://graceolsson.com/blog/2011/04/my-anguished-soul/

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