Atalanta

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© Jonathan Charles
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Atalanta was a legendary female athlete from Sparta in Greece who could out-run and out-fight most men. The tradition was to train and compete in the nude.
Spartan society was way ahead of its time in giving almost equal rights to women.

26 responses

  • Mark Rossi

    Mark Rossi gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    A great shot on many levels. Your tones are outstanding. Strong and feminine.

  • Mauricio Herrera

    Mauricio Herrera gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    Perfect!!!! my vote.

  • Jorge Aviles

    Jorge Aviles (Deleted) said (22 Jun 2009):

    Very beautiful b&w photo with great focus and deatail and the light is just right

  • Matthew Foy

    Matthew Foy gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    Amazing. Everything about it. the angle, the lighting, the texture of the roots and soil contrasted by smooth skin

  • Neil Woo

    Neil Woo said (22 Jun 2009):

    very nice

  • Caitlin Carlson

    Caitlin Carlson gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    Very beautiful lighting and texture

  • PINAKI SARKAR

    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    great shot.nice color

  • Robert B

    Robert B gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    At first glance I thought this was a photo of a statue. Her skin looks like alabaster. Bravo!

  • Gary Rittermeyer

    Gary Rittermeyer (Deleted) said (22 Jun 2009):

    gorgeous

  • Sam Hauss

    Sam Hauss (Deleted) gave props (22 Jun 2009):

    Beautiful , you got my vote.

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman   gave props (23 Jun 2009):

    Excellent "YES"

  • Cjor

    Cjor gave props (25 Jun 2009):

    Great lighting, and great lines, a nice shot

  • Mindy Veissid

    Mindy Veissid gave props (19 Jul 2009):

    Great shot! Great light, angle, contrast. Bravo!

  • Dan Richards

    Dan Richards (Deleted) gave props (19 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful in everyway. I like the lighting, as well as the causal pose.

  • Robert Allan

    Robert Allan gave props (23 Jul 2009):

    Gorgeous shot!

  • julie lemberger

    julie lemberger said (6 Aug 2009):

    reminds me of Georgia O'Keefe by Alfred Stieglitz

  • Emmabeth Hickle

    Emmabeth Hickle said (15 Aug 2009):

    Stunning. i love the tattoo on her shoulder :) I voted!

  • Richard Hall

    Richard Hall gave props (20 Aug 2009):

    it don't get no better! Well done.

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    beautiful...beautiful...beautiful...

  • Mirla Hernandez

    Mirla Hernandez gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    Love it!! Voted it!!

  • Kevin Tobosa

    Kevin Tobosa said (2 Sep 2009):

    Great light - great pose - great photograph.

  • Aubrey Collins

    Aubrey Collins said (3 Sep 2009):

    Great Shot.

  • Janos Nezo

    Janos Nezo gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    Beautiful! My vote.

  • J.C. Collier

    J.C. Collier gave props (8 Dec 2009):

    Gorgeous light, Gorgeous body too. Just gorgeous!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) said (4 Mar 2010):

    Reminds me of a shot called "Le nu Provencal" by Janloup Sieff. Beautiful shot.

  • Jim Smith

    Jim Smith gave props (18 May 2010):

    the water droplets really make this image!

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