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up the stairs, santiago atitlan, guatemala
19-MAR-2004

up the stairs, santiago atitlan, guatemala

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bruce berrien09-Jun-2004 01:59
I agree - this is wonderful and thought provoking.
Phil Douglis28-Mar-2004 19:31
As a big fan of Bailey Zimmerman's own tantalizing visual mysteries, I can assure you that her praise for this image is high praise, indeed. And it is well deserved.

This photograph --so rich in its interplay of light and shadow, is probably the strongest and most though provoking in this gallery. I see it as a metaphor for the journey life itself. As this woman slowly climbs that long worn stairway, she steadies herself by touching her own shadow on the wall. A mysterious shadow awaits her at the top. Others may see this quite differently, but I see this woman gradually ascending towards the twilight of her life.
Bailey Zimmerman27-Mar-2004 14:35
Powerful Image!!!!!!
Great mystery!!