peeks at the world through my lens

Delicate Steps…

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ISO 200, f5.3, 1/50 sec, 75-200@157mm

Delicate steps with tenous balance on early morning, rain-slicked cobbles.

This image was taken in Beaune, France, the wine capital of the Burgundy region. I took this shot while attending the annual wine auction of the Hospices de Beaune. During this event, the entire city is transformed into a celebration of all things wine. Perhaps this contributed to his unsteady gait?

This was one , if not the first, image that I manipulated with Silver Efex Pro, which I am finding is a wonderful program for creating B&W images.

5 responses

  1. Such a perfect title. Excellent!

    December 5, 2011 at 12:14 am

  2. beautiful shapes and lines, it is a lovely black and white, I might have to investigate the action/process. thanks for sharing your work.

    December 6, 2011 at 1:43 am

  3. Well done! I hear a lot of good things about Silver Efex. I use DxO Filmpack 3 which uses presets based on various films, love it!

    December 8, 2011 at 7:23 am

    • Have not used that one. I think Silver Efex Pro allows free trial downloads. I Luv it!

      December 8, 2011 at 2:38 pm

  4. Love the composition of this photo. Wonderfully seen and then shot.

    December 19, 2011 at 1:15 pm

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