Woman in Window

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© Deborah Downes
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Photo Info
UploadedNovember 10, 2010
TakenJune 25, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D40X
Exposure1/500 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
ISO800

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From where I stood at Siena’s Piazza del Campo I spotted this striking woman up in a window of one of the medieval buildings skirting the square. Her expression spoke of someone caught up in an inner drama. When she turned her head from all that was happening below, I just had to take this picture.

22 responses

  • Miss Erika

    Miss Erika gave props (10 Nov 2010):

    Really nice Deborah.I like it that she is in the corner...it really looks she absorbed by the black void! ciao

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (10 Nov 2010):

    Beautiful.... I really like the negative space.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (10 Nov 2010):

    A very artistic candid portrait! Wonderful understatement

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (10 Nov 2010):

    Perfect in its simplicity.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (10 Nov 2010):

    My impression is that it has a spirtual quality of an old soul trapped in a young woman's body trying to hide her thoughts into the void of an abyss..Great entry, Deborah!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (10 Nov 2010):

    Beautifully composed! I love the dark negative space with this lovely woman in the lower right quadrant. It gives an aura of loneliness. Her expression seems to be one of worry or concern. Fabulous capture, Deb!

  • Kim Bullock

    Kim Bullock gave props (11 Nov 2010):

    Beautiful!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (11 Nov 2010):

    This is FANTASTIC -What beauty...I love the framing ...the grain...wow..Excellent work! ;-)

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Nov 2010):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (most creatively).

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (13 Nov 2010):

    An awesome portrait Deborah

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (14 Nov 2010):

    nice shot!!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (15 Nov 2010):

    So solemn...what is on her mind? Stellar!

  • Dorothy Menosky

    Dorothy Menosky gave props (16 Nov 2010):

    Perfection!

  • Mykola Swarnyk

    Mykola Swarnyk gave props (17 Nov 2010):

    Beautiful!

  • Jess Erskine

    Jess Erskine gave props (17 Nov 2010):

    it has a wonderful mood to it.

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (22 Nov 2010):

    She does look really sad! What a beautiful capture Deborah!

  • Maria Trnovska

    Maria Trnovska gave props (23 Nov 2010):

    you capture a strong moment in a strong way

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (24 Nov 2010):

    Dear Deb....I love how you have 75% of the background in darkness, reflecting the inner turmoil of the woman. Her thoughts are shown so clearly, and which you have captured so very well. It seems to be a feeling of resignment. Excellent capture.

  • Kim Roseberry

    Kim Roseberry gave props (25 Nov 2010):

    very nice!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (29 Nov 2010):

    There is so much pain in that face. Amazing shot!

  • ComfreyandJoy

    ComfreyandJoy gave props (11 Dec 2010):

    beautifully done monotone portrait. You caught a mood.

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone gave props (2 Jun 2014):

    Awesome!

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