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study in irony number seven

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 28 September 2009 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

Our model is Emi in 2006. This is the second of three images from this series - one of many I've captured among the old World War II positions in The Marin Headlands above The Golden Gate over the years.

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Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(an old West Wales boy), Germany

A great location,crying out for the B+W treatment,the models pose is very erotic !!

28 Sep 2009 6:05am

yz from Budapest, Hungary

very nice, perfect bw

28 Sep 2009 6:44am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

Wonderfully done Stephen. I like the decay at the bottom of the steel doors. I bet that's an interesting place to have a look around.

28 Sep 2009 11:58am

J.Villanueva Cabrera from Cuidad de Antipolo, Philippines

Amazing contrast of Beauty and Ugliness in B&W!

28 Sep 2009 1:28pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Perfectly exposed again with excellent tonal range. None of the highlights have lost any detail at all.

28 Sep 2009 4:04pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Nice B&W composition…

28 Sep 2009 6:30pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Interesting pose.

28 Sep 2009 8:27pm

sorter from tehran, Iran

well the hell !

28 Sep 2009 8:28pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautifully done in b&w....powerful !

28 Sep 2009 10:11pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

this is now my FAVORITE shot of yours of ALL TIME! :) there is a subtle majesty here that happens only a few times during an enitire lifetime -- this is a MASTER WORK, Stephen, it doesn't get any better than this!! 5 stars x2!!! BRAVO!!!

29 Sep 2009 1:10am

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

So beautiful and sensuous, a stunning shot Stephen, really like the setting and the lighting.

30 Sep 2009 2:20am

jpdm from Pignans, France

iron doors opened for freedom, nudity of the model for purity and freedom, i love the posing and b&w, great pic

3 Oct 2009 9:32am

@jpdm: How very thoughtful - thank you.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Interesting surroundings againts the soft skin and beauty of the model

4 Oct 2009 3:59am

grant from kansas city, United States

not much to add. i really can't express how much i like this.

5 Oct 2009 4:44pm

Jerry - a moment in time [...] from Chicago, United States

very cool shot. nice pose

5 Dec 2009 3:16am

Basile Pesso from Paris, City of Aminus, France

A masterpiece : body, composition, light, B and W, palce, opening...

9 Jun 2012 1:41pm