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Le Manufacture des lumières
14-APR-2006

Le Manufacture des lumières

to René Magritte (November 21, 1898 – August 15, 1967),
a Belgian surrealist painter. Magritte developed a style
in which a misleading sort of realism is combined with mocking irony.
His paintings are dominated by an intense quietude and restraint,
despite a startling juxtaposition of images.

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Johan Gerrits03-Aug-2007 11:54
Great compo and lumieres,***.
Guest 01-Aug-2007 16:09
Beautiful composition. Great lighting.
Kaden Kratzer12-Apr-2007 03:44
Another stunner. Woah!!! Voted
david lopezarias11-Apr-2007 09:07
amazing! tones and light control!!
Brad Troy Photography05-Sep-2006 17:25
Great shot. Very well done. V.
Guest 12-Aug-2006 16:13
So cool. I had a double-take experience with this... Clicked on the thumb, checked out the image / read the commentary and thought "ok cool shot". Then hit the back button and suddenly stopped - my mind registered something was not quite right... came back to it and wow. So cool! Not sure how you did this but the effect is unmistakable. Excellent
Guest 04-Jul-2006 13:20
one of my favorites, Oleg! this one is so impressive.. almost a 3d effect and for me, it really looks alive. Great use of perspective with that amazing sky. My compliments.
crina.24-May-2006 06:00
Right - melt the clock on the right and the tower and there goes Dali - wonderful gallery
JOSE MATA22-May-2006 23:22
GREAT IMAGE, A GREAT HOMENAJE TO MAGRITTE.
Guest 16-May-2006 11:18
well done! I have been thinking about doing a magritte-style day-night shot, but haven't got round to it yet . What I like about this, is that, like magritte's paintings, I didn't notice that it was day and night together! well done
Roger Richards23-Apr-2006 12:03
Really like the idea of this shot which is almost a contradiction with the blue sky and yet illuminated buidings at night.