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Taken in the Alhambra Palace, Granada, Spain. It was the play of light and shadows that intriqued me. Alhambra is more than worth a visit !!!!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark II
Lens:17.0-40.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 Dec 2013 - 10:14 AM
Focal Length:17mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Escape
Username:rontear rontear
Uploaded:28 Dec 2013 - 12:14 AM
Tags:Alhambra, Light, Photo journalism, Shadow, Spain, Staircase, Warm tones.
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dudler
dudler Critique Team 1195 forum postsdudler vcard England284 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2013 - 12:18 AM

There's a story here... Will we ever learn it?

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Source
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28 Dec 2013 - 12:22 AM

This is brilliant!An amazing scene and capture.
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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2013 - 12:37 AM

Superb Ron, and an EC immediately! Great stuff.

Anne

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2013 - 12:39 AM

Absolutely superb. Light, shadows and magic... just what photography is all about.
Congratulations on the EC too. Very well justified.

Eric

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Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
28 Dec 2013 - 1:21 AM

Oh Ron! What a great shot! It is just perfect. The EC is so well awarded to this image.
Congratulations!!!!!!!!
Felicidades amigo.
M

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Dowie
Dowie  1 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2013 - 4:10 AM

This is a bit scary it asks so many questions and tells a story, excellent photography

Di

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CarolG
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28 Dec 2013 - 6:25 AM

A superb spot and capture, Ron, well deserving of the EC. Carol

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fazzer
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28 Dec 2013 - 6:49 AM

Superb Ron , love it Smile

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DaveU
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28 Dec 2013 - 7:17 AM

cinematic .........

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7404 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom987 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2013 - 8:09 AM

Brilliant - vision plus composition, plus timing for that raised foot. Many congratulations on the EC.
Moira

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derekhansen
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28 Dec 2013 - 8:15 AM

What a superb image Ron. The steps. The running shadow and the dark doorway. You reacted well to the possibility and captured a scene that really fires the imagination. The composition works well with the light on the steps leading the viewer towards that shadow. Congratulations on the EC. Have my award as well.
Derek

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chris-p
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28 Dec 2013 - 9:04 AM

Well done Ron...

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franken
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28 Dec 2013 - 9:48 AM

Superbly times image Ron.

Ken

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SimonFletch
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28 Dec 2013 - 10:20 AM

Saturday Shadows at their very best, Ron.
Congratulations on all the well-deserved Awards.
I am kicking myself for not hanging on to mine today...Sad

Simon

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Sezz
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28 Dec 2013 - 10:50 AM

That's excellent Ron, superb light-play, my congrat's for your awards!
Alhambra is awesome isn't it! Smile

Sarah *

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rogerdoger
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28 Dec 2013 - 10:56 AM

Good shot Ron. Well seen.
Roger

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SlowSong
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28 Dec 2013 - 11:24 AM

Stories abound. Super shot. Simple and thoughtful.
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richmowil
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28 Dec 2013 - 11:25 AM

Its all been said above Ron!! Excellent Image!! Congrats on the EC, well deserved!!!!

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Scottishlandscapes
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28 Dec 2013 - 11:51 AM

Fabulous shadow of the running woman, the light across the steps is an added value in an already great image.
We have to wonder what she was running to or from?
We'll never know now.

Dougie

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saltireblue
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28 Dec 2013 - 1:02 PM

A strong sense of fleeing from something unknown (to us). Superbly captured. You couldn't have staged this any better, Ron.
Despite the rising diagonal of the stairs, there is a feeling of fear in her shadow.

Malc

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Daisymaye
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28 Dec 2013 - 1:21 PM

Perfect in every way. Brilliant capture.

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Richsr
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28 Dec 2013 - 2:32 PM

Well seen and congrats on the EC Ron well deserved
Regards Richard

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AnnChown
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28 Dec 2013 - 6:42 PM

Just brilliant Ron! And many congrats on your awards! The title is perfect for the fleeing shadow.

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Lillian
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28 Dec 2013 - 8:02 PM

Amazing ...quite amazing
Lillian

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Rende
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29 Dec 2013 - 1:39 PM

Excellent composition and wonderful use of light and shadows Ron.
Rende

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rontear
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30 Dec 2013 - 1:10 AM

Thank you all so much for the awards and comments it has surpassed my expectations !!!!!
Have just discovered it's POTW too !!! Fantastic.
Regards Ron

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ayannandy1985
30 Dec 2013 - 2:41 AM

awsm

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banehawi
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30 Dec 2013 - 4:01 AM

Brilliant Ron.


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exposure
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30 Dec 2013 - 5:35 AM

Congratulations Ron
A brilliant image.. atmosphere & tone light & detail.

Wishing you & your family a happy new year.
Pauline.

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derekhansen
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30 Dec 2013 - 6:51 AM

Just spotted the POTW award. Not surprised at all. I am really pleased for you.

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fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 533 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2013 - 7:08 AM

Congratulations Ron, it's a fantastically unique and inspiring image Smile

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LesF
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30 Dec 2013 - 7:10 AM

Super image Ron, fully deserving POTW congrats


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edrhodes
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30 Dec 2013 - 9:00 AM

Congrats Ron.

Ed

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babajoshua
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30 Dec 2013 - 10:35 AM

Great composition and excellent use of the light

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Graham_Rainham
30 Dec 2013 - 10:56 AM

"Nice" Wink

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teepee
teepee  11650 forum posts England
30 Dec 2013 - 11:50 AM

Well done Ron, see you and Maggie in the New Year.................................Tony..........Wink

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Nigel_95
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30 Dec 2013 - 5:01 PM

Congratulations on the image, and on all the awards Ron. Smile

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stevie
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30 Dec 2013 - 6:30 PM

Excellent shot , love it
Well done on POTW!!!

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bluetitblue
30 Dec 2013 - 8:03 PM

Great composition well done with all the awards Who is it in the photo "Roy" Cropper Grin

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BydoR9
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31 Dec 2013 - 12:27 AM

Fabulous image!

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theartistusuallyknownasbert

Magnificent!

Are you also a film director?

This looks like a still from a very atmospheric art-house movie.

Brilliant work.

Envy!

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WillieH
WillieH  8 Scotland
31 Dec 2013 - 9:52 AM

Great work, millions would miss this shot but you have captured it superbly, congrats on the award.

Kind Regards Willie

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alfpics
alfpics  12357 forum posts England
31 Dec 2013 - 11:48 AM

Superb shot - timing, composition all giving a sense of mystery/ intrigue! Congrats on POTW
Andy

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31 Dec 2013 - 11:49 AM

WELL DONE RON
SUPERB IMAGE................Bernie. HPS:

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rontear
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31 Dec 2013 - 11:58 AM

Thank you all very much !!!! EPZ editor also !!!!!!
Ron

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IanFlindt
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31 Dec 2013 - 5:07 PM

Worthy indeed of all its comments and awards, Ron. A true masterpiece of photography. Many congratulations.

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BURNBLUE
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31 Dec 2013 - 11:19 PM

Well seen Ron and congrats on all the awards! Excellent

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WhiteRose1
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1 Jan 2014 - 11:33 AM

Well worth all the accolades, Ron, beautifully timed.

Dave

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RoyBoy
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1 Jan 2014 - 12:05 PM

Well done Ron

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TonyPrower
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1 Jan 2014 - 2:16 PM

Congrats Ron, great image!!Smile

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bayliner185
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1 Jan 2014 - 6:40 PM

Its got that 'decisive Moment' feel to it Ron. Well deserving of all the awards.

Jim

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1 Jan 2014 - 7:02 PM

Really superb image, well deserving of the awards.
Nigel

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deavilin
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3 Jan 2014 - 8:55 AM

Well done Ron well spotted, congrats Smile

Happy new year to you both Smile

Charlotte

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3 Jan 2014 - 12:56 PM

Excellent Ron. Congratulations on the awards.Smile

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rontear
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6 Jan 2014 - 11:57 AM

A very big thank you !!!!! ALL.
Ron

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annettep38
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9 Jan 2014 - 11:55 PM

missed this.. excellent composition and it need the experienced eye to spot such an opportunity

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dandeakin
dandeakin  6200 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2014 - 4:35 AM

THis is exceptional, wish i had taken it.

Very original work.

I've just used my award, otherwise this would get it.

As good as anything that I can recall seeing on ephotozine.

Well done...

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