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The Motherland Statue
12-JUL-2008

The Motherland Statue

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
1/320s f/20.0 at 135.0mm iso400 full exif

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Schwarz Nol30-Oct-2011 09:30
Simply : " BEAUTIFUL " !!! - BV -
Larry Peterson07-Dec-2008 15:11
Stunninig capture, Sofia. The silhouettes are suberb. V
Nick Powell04-Dec-2008 23:03
Superb composition and silhouette, well done Sofia. V
Barry04-Dec-2008 21:50
wow - great capture! GMV!
Ken Chambers ARPS04-Dec-2008 16:00
Sofia, a superb picture, which, as with all great images, are self explanatory and require no explanation....v
JD04-Dec-2008 05:59
Who is she fighting?
Sayer04-Dec-2008 05:07
Dramatic... very nicely done. ~v
Liz Bickel04-Dec-2008 01:52
Beautifully composed.
Hank Vander Velde04-Dec-2008 01:25
Beautiful image Sofia.
Tom Munson04-Dec-2008 00:24
Beautiful light and framing. Great shot.
Wenche Aune04-Dec-2008 00:14
Wonderful silhouette and light. V
Phillip Normanton03-Dec-2008 21:53
Very dramatic!!! :))
Paul L-R03-Dec-2008 21:07
A superb silhouette full of energy and dynamism. Excellent .V
Dave Hein03-Dec-2008 20:52
Very nicely done, Sofia!
Phil Douglis03-Dec-2008 18:55
Both the dynamic energy of the sculpture, and its heroic symbolism are echoed by the explosion of light from a setting sun. By abstracting the image in back light, it becomes a universal symbol as well. The off center placement of the statue gives the energy of its thrusting hand space to unfold. Your picture is a good example of composition based on the actions within the image. For example, if your statue had expressed movement to both sides, instead of one side as here, a centered placement might have worked for you (such as I used in my similar image of the Irish politician big Jim Larkin in Dublin (http://www.pbase.com/image/33921371 )
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography03-Dec-2008 18:54
Very nice indeed.
Guest 03-Dec-2008 18:48
Very impressive! Well done!
Xavi Barneda03-Dec-2008 17:40
A very beautiful composition, love this warm light! V!
patou03-Dec-2008 16:25
Tres belle cette statue qui s ouvre vers la lumiere ( v )
Paco Lpez03-Dec-2008 15:13
Beautiful... V!
Aud Elise Sjsther03-Dec-2008 13:57
It`s a lovely picture! Wonderful silhouettes and a very nice color. V
Eric Carrre03-Dec-2008 13:44
Très bien vue Mademoiselle...
Jim Coffman03-Dec-2008 13:26
Very well captured Sofia! V
Ghislaine et Ral Boulet03-Dec-2008 13:09
Une très belle composition sur ce magnifique ciel orangé.
Neal Nye03-Dec-2008 12:41
Beautifully done, transformed by your magic touch!
Kathryn03-Dec-2008 12:32
Amazing!
Grard Koehl03-Dec-2008 11:56
Magnifique... V
pr_rajan03-Dec-2008 11:47
...great!~V~
Jola Dziubinska03-Dec-2008 11:42
Impressive capture, well done. V.
Jean-Luc Rollier03-Dec-2008 11:29
Magnifique!!!
JL V