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Standing in the Shadows

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Ce personnage en noir au milieu des colonnes immense en blanc sueprbe.

26 Dec 2013 6:20am

Florence from Paris, France

Nice silhouette, a business woman, she looks very elegant. Great mono and contrasts.

26 Dec 2013 8:00am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Stunning monochrome image. The woman is standing in front of the magnificent architecture. That gives a nice atmosphere. Have a nice day. :)

26 Dec 2013 8:42am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Une verticale fort bien réalisée !!!
Je te souhaite de bonnes fêtes de fin d'année.

26 Dec 2013 10:09am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Nice natural framing. I think it works very well as a landscape crop too when you scroll down the screen

26 Dec 2013 10:41am

jean pierre from paris, France

excellent noir et blanc!! amitiés

26 Dec 2013 10:55am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

It's the first time I see this kind of pictures here, it's striking and not far from the spotlight level. Excellent !

26 Dec 2013 10:58am

Le Krop from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Personnage énigmatique. Belle ambiance. Belle photo.

26 Dec 2013 11:08am

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

The figure in this makes this a superb shot Elaine.

26 Dec 2013 12:29pm


very good

26 Dec 2013 12:43pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Superb and dramatic!

26 Dec 2013 1:17pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent framing. It's a fantastic B&W shot using the backlight very effectively.

26 Dec 2013 2:15pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine silhouette shot against the bright building. Good eye to see this possible shot.

26 Dec 2013 3:58pm

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Un super cadrage pour cette très belle photo!!!! j'aime+++++

26 Dec 2013 4:06pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very good capture. Great shot.

26 Dec 2013 4:35pm

franz from Baden, Austria

gorgeous black and white "photo painting" !!

26 Dec 2013 4:40pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice silhouetted, great shot.

26 Dec 2013 5:00pm

Steyn from Portland, United States

Intriguing ..!.. that kiss of light on the cheek is marvelous ..!

26 Dec 2013 5:09pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice shot with very good composition!
such amazing lighting!

26 Dec 2013 5:17pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Very nice how you played with light and shadows

26 Dec 2013 7:07pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Very impressive rendition of the stone pillars and wall. I like the nearly silhouetted figure which adds mystery. Only the roof od the car near the bottom seem to break the mood.

27 Dec 2013 1:14am

Gary from The Southwest Deserts, United States

Excellent Compositiom and lighting. Very Vogue

27 Dec 2013 2:33am

Diana from San Francisco, United States

It is a very beautiful B&W shot.. Like the mood of this image.

27 Dec 2013 3:34am

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe avec cette lumière où le personnage reste quand même dans le noir

27 Dec 2013 9:05am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

great compo, light, mono

27 Dec 2013 12:43pm

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

Very intriguing and well seen shot! I like how you centered the silhouette.

27 Dec 2013 2:53pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

congrats for your spotlight.

27 Dec 2013 5:08pm

@Sue-Ann: Thank you Sue-Ann!

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Congrats indeed !

27 Dec 2013 5:13pm

@Basile Pesso: Thanks a lot Basile! I really appreciate it.

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superb!!! Congrats on the Spotlight!!!

27 Dec 2013 5:23pm

@Tede: Thank yo very much Tede!

Moridi from Tehran, Iran


27 Dec 2013 5:29pm

@Moridi: Thank you Moridi!

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

Congratulations Elaine, very well deserved on a great picture.

27 Dec 2013 5:30pm

@Frances: Thank you very much Frances! I really appreciate it.

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

beautiful composition , light and B&W ! congratulations !

27 Dec 2013 5:55pm

@Anna.C: Thank you very much Anna!

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

27 Dec 2013 6:13pm

@omid: Thank you very much Omid!

amir baba from tehran, Iran


27 Dec 2013 7:41pm

@amir baba: Thank you Amir! I really appreciate it!

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic moment captured … Congratulations on the spotlight!

27 Dec 2013 8:21pm

@RBL: Thank you so much Ruthie!

parviz Falahatkar from Tehran, Iran

Congratulations Elaine...
It,s great contrast between building in the light and standing in the shadow.

28 Dec 2013 6:10am

@parviz Falahatkar: Thank you very much Parviz. I really appreciate it.

PATRICK from miramas, France

Congratulations on the Spotlight !

28 Dec 2013 6:19am

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick!

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

|Just caught up with you, it's a great contrasty shot, congratulations for the Spotlight.

28 Dec 2013 9:51am

@Curly: Thank you very much Curly!

Florence from Paris, France

Congrats dear Elaine !

28 Dec 2013 11:52am

@Florence: Thank you so much Florence!

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Congratulation , Elaine ;)

28 Dec 2013 1:15pm

@Mariana Maoduš: Thank you very much Mariana!

franz from Baden, Austria

well done indeed, elaine ... congrats on the spot !!!

28 Dec 2013 3:25pm

@franz: Thank you Franz!

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Bravo pour ton spotlight!!!!

28 Dec 2013 4:17pm

@Martine Libouton: Merci beaucoup Martine!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

28 Dec 2013 4:21pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks a lot Ruthie! I really appreciate it.

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Congrats Elaine with this spotlight photo.

28 Dec 2013 8:25pm

@Willem: Thank you very much Willem!

hojjat from Iran


29 Dec 2013 2:04pm

@hojjat: Thank you very much Hojjat!

Diana from San Francisco, United States

Congratulations, Elaine.

30 Dec 2013 4:40am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

30 Dec 2013 11:30am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A very film noir mood - congrats on your Spotlight, Elaine!

2 Jan 2014 11:23am

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