"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby."
-- Ruth E. Renkel
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Wow .. beautiful! wonderful shadows and light that is great .. well done
25 Jan 2009 5:28am
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25 Jan 2009 6:03am
crazily good ....
25 Jan 2009 6:31am
it's a fantastci shot N&B !
25 Jan 2009 7:19am
Outrageously good stuff. Love how the light and darkness is so well maintained.
25 Jan 2009 7:54am
Wonderful Sharon. Is the light source from a streetlight? love your title as the light is appearing to come from many angles but centered. great !
25 Jan 2009 8:23am
@Matt Sutton: Thank you Matt. There is a single light on the wall of the church, kind of like a lantern. I propped myself up against a light standard, held my breath (so not to move) and tripped the shutter. I really need to start carrying a tripod, but at least this worked.
Perfet framing ! Light is divine !
25 Jan 2009 8:55am
Beautiful image & quote, they marry so well, and that's SO true that shadows are the other side of Light, both from the same face - your pictures proove it so often and so wonderfully...
25 Jan 2009 9:16am
Out of the shadows, which danced across the scene with the elegance of skaters across the glistening ice, a bright light shone which captivated Sharon's eyes. For a moment she stood transfixed, lost to an ocean of contemplation as images tumbled and twirled in the confines of her mind.
Was this the right thing to do?
There was still time to turn back, to change her mind and play safe instead of throwing caution to the wind. The years of playing dutiful daughter in the house that was not a home had all but worn the defiance from her soul, and it was all she could do not to give in to the innevitable and return to her life of monotonous conformity.
Just then, from the shadows, a figure moved into the light, like an angel to Sharon's eyes as she raised a hand and shielded her eyes from the haze as it bounced from Luke's body towards her. He smiled, that smiled that always melted her heart. They moved towards each other and embraced.
Freedom beckoned....... ( Can you guess that I simply love this photograph, Sharon)
@EYES WIDE SHUT: You do? Really? I never would have guessed ;-)
You have made my day Paul...thank you so much for your words and your vision!!! Wow!
Wonderful balance of lights and shadows! Perfect composition and great feel of mistery. Great shot!
25 Jan 2009 9:42am
25 Jan 2009 9:50am
You captured the light very well. Wonderfull and amazing image. Well done!
25 Jan 2009 9:55am
The only thing to fear is not the night but absence of light, r for mankind first and for the photographer too...I love the way you capture the light
25 Jan 2009 10:19am
Beautiful quote and image. Wonderful composition and contrast....great job :)
25 Jan 2009 10:43am
Amazing, awesome. It`s one of the best composition i've seen. Congra
25 Jan 2009 11:02am
Congratulations by so spectacular black and white beautiful photography and. That game of shades attracts to me powerfully.
25 Jan 2009 11:48am
I love this so much Blue, so very much
25 Jan 2009 1:07pm
Excellent work on lights and shadows, great eyes you've got ! You're really talented Sharon... you always and daily find out dancing lights in the dark.
25 Jan 2009 2:14pm
Excellente et sombre image!
25 Jan 2009 2:27pm
Whoa !! could be the cover of a James Patterson thriller. beautiful contrasting tones and wonderfully composed. An instant fave.
25 Jan 2009 2:29pm
25 Jan 2009 3:02pm
Immensely powerful . . so many conflicts and contrast in here . . enough to make anyone want to set writing a book.
25 Jan 2009 3:03pm
Indeed very powerful picture w/ great light/shadow composing. A very calm atmosphere. Like it!
25 Jan 2009 3:06pm
Superb lighting. very thought provoking
25 Jan 2009 3:12pm
Wow love the shadows and light. Awesome quote too!
25 Jan 2009 3:19pm
Fraught with mystery. It's a bit scary going into that massive piece of architecture. Wonderful lighting.
25 Jan 2009 3:21pm
a little spookay... but the quote made me feel better :) great shot!
25 Jan 2009 3:37pm
Very powerful shot, the light on the steps creates a mysterious image.
25 Jan 2009 3:48pm
Would it be the divine light on the stairs of this church ?
25 Jan 2009 3:50pm
AWESOME, love this shot, what a great and dramatic lighting!
25 Jan 2009 3:58pm
Beautiful image ! Nice work with the light. I like it !
25 Jan 2009 4:00pm
It's like saying,"Follow me up and down all the way and all around." and I follow...
Enchanting capture of the light and perfect quote!
25 Jan 2009 4:01pm
Very nice shot.
25 Jan 2009 4:07pm
Light is everywhere, difficult is capture it, and even more difficult is capture the shadows, as you did.
25 Jan 2009 5:06pm
Excellent capture, and composition... I too find myself propping myself against a root, pole or what not to keep myself steady when taking the picture.
Excellent words too, always understand that where there is shadow there is light nearby.
25 Jan 2009 6:45pm
Wonderful light and shadows.
25 Jan 2009 8:50pm
Ohhhh! Very nice light here. We do not know what will emerge from the shadows ... the atmosphere is perfect.
25 Jan 2009 9:40pm
Wonderful, atmospheric low key.
25 Jan 2009 10:48pm
wow,perfect b&w shot...vey very great shot ...great angle and exposure adjustment...fantastic shot...bravo
26 Jan 2009 12:18am
26 Jan 2009 12:54am
This is a really beautiful image. The lighting is perfect. Well done.
26 Jan 2009 1:52am
Impressive image. So little, yet so much!
26 Jan 2009 2:30am
I see from the exif data that you had to use (undoubtedly) a slow shutter speed in this low light situation. The mysteriousness of this hint of light is remarkable. A very intriguing image!
26 Jan 2009 4:39am
I love that thought, and will remember it. You have accomplished much in exploiting this light. Nicely done.
26 Jan 2009 11:53am
oh I love the light (did you add it in ps?)
26 Jan 2009 1:13pm
Pretty interesting shot, love the way the eye is lead up the stairs :)
26 Jan 2009 3:20pm
26 Jan 2009 3:30pm
très très fort ..... quelle belle ambiance !
26 Jan 2009 4:08pm
Looks like some place in Gotham City.
26 Jan 2009 11:49pm
The framing is perfect in this picture!
28 Jan 2009 2:12pm
very beautiful mood and lighting here -- a wonderful intimacy is presented here!!
29 Jan 2009 8:19pm
I adore, you knew to play with the lines and the light, and to marry all that perfect ;)
1 Feb 2009 7:29am
great capture in low light.
1 Feb 2009 11:40pm
Exquisite! That's it. I have to add you to my blog watch list. ;-)
3 Mar 2009 7:11am
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