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© James Wiley

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From my 'Chiaroscuro' collection.
In my 'Architecture and Scenic' collection.

Also in my book 'Images of Cabbagetown'.

Nominated in 2 categories, International Black and White Spider Awards, 2004.

In the story Chiaroscuro.

79 responses

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (1 Dec 2011):

    Cool take,composition!

  • Kayla Goldstein

    Kayla Goldstein gave props (1 Dec 2011):

    I love the contrast in this image, works beautifully with the composition!

  • Dondra Upton

    Dondra Upton said (1 Dec 2011):


  • David Lippold

    David Lippold said (1 Dec 2011):

    My 9-5's in graphic design... Excellent comp!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (2 Dec 2011):

    Marvelous image!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (2 Dec 2011):

    amazing lighting and shadows!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (2 Dec 2011):

    Spectacular play of light and dark. R

  • MindTheStep

    MindTheStep gave props (2 Dec 2011):

    Nice capture!

  • chuck vona

    chuck vona   said (2 Dec 2011):

    Nothing like a well taken B&W, This is excellent!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (3 Dec 2011):

    Beautiful light and shade of the building, even the beautiful geometry, good

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (3 Dec 2011):

    Fantastic comp! brilliantly done!

  • Michael F. OBrien

    Michael F. OBrien said (3 Dec 2011):

    Very stricking! Let us see more of your work.

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski gave props (3 Dec 2011):

    great image, well done.

  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda   gave props (3 Dec 2011):

    Buen dominio del blanco y negro

  • Linda Benzon

    Linda Benzon (Deleted) said (4 Dec 2011):

    There are lots of fences in my downtown neighborhood. Your photo challenges me-- amazing composition and contrast.

  • Irwin Rubin

    Irwin Rubin   gave props (5 Dec 2011):

    Great picture

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (5 Dec 2011):

    A wonderful use of light and shadow! Great patterns. Thank you for the add. I looking forward to seeing more of your wonderful work.

  • sandra d'souza

    sandra d'souza gave props (5 Dec 2011):

    WOW!!i love it

  • ♥ Cairenn ♥

    ♥ Cairenn ♥ said (5 Dec 2011):

    Love the extreme of black...

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper   gave props (5 Dec 2011):

    I have a similar fence in situ. Again... it's the mathematics that called my name. Stellar.

  • tania medina

    tania medina gave props (6 Dec 2011):

    Great lights and shadows game. Perspective and other stuffs make this a HUGE photo! :)

  • Mark Hickman

    Mark Hickman said (7 Dec 2011):

    Nice! very geometric

  • Dennis Hanson

    Dennis Hanson (Deleted) gave props (7 Dec 2011):

    I also love a great B&W photograph, this as well as all your others are spectacular to say the least!

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson   said (7 Dec 2011):

    Well done, all around.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (9 Dec 2011):

    Super lighting.... great pov..... well done.

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (11 Dec 2011):

    AWESOME - Great light, love the comp with all those lines

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (14 Dec 2011):

    Delightful contrast of light and shadows.. a spectacular perspective!

  • Lavinia Grama

    Lavinia Grama gave props (15 Dec 2011):


  • Giovanni Ferraro

    Giovanni Ferraro (Deleted) gave props (17 Dec 2011):

    It's a show for my eyes!

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (18 Dec 2011):

    nice work

  • George Papachristou

    George Papachristou said (26 Dec 2011):

    Excellent comp & contrast.

  • Malay Doshi

    Malay Doshi gave props (29 Dec 2011):

    Wonderful composition!!

  • Carol Dandrade

    Carol Dandrade gave props (29 Dec 2011):

    Beautiful play of light, line and shadow.

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (31 Dec 2011):

    Wonderful lighting. I love it.

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (7 Jan 2012):

    I am really enjoying your work! I love the way the images scream at me with their drama.

  • Gary Poulton

    Gary Poulton   gave props (11 Jan 2012):

    Stunning control....

  • Ken Howard

    Ken Howard (Deleted) gave props (18 Jan 2012):

    The contrast creates an optical illusion... Awesome!

  • Pete Castle

    Pete Castle said (25 Jan 2012):

    This reminds me of the white picket fences seen on Amity in 'Jaws'.

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (11 Feb 2012):

    Beautifully composed. Almost abstract. A stunner in Lightbox

  • John Beamish

    John Beamish gave props (13 Feb 2012):

    Fantastic image.

  • Richard Seah

    Richard Seah gave props (3 Mar 2012):

    Like a pipe organ! Great!

  • Phil Mislinski

    Phil Mislinski said (15 Mar 2012):

    Awesome composition. Very cool use of shadow and light.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    A very impressive image, esp. the lighting.

  • christopher notarnicola

    christopher notarnicola (Deleted) gave props (25 May 2012):


  • Vincent J. DeSanto

    Vincent J. DeSanto   gave props (31 May 2012):

    Very well done, I yet to have an image like this in my gallery, nice work.

  • Lewis Venecia

    Lewis Venecia said (8 Jul 2012):

    Really good composition you shoot really good B&W

  • Jenna Kim

    Jenna Kim gave props (28 Jul 2012):

    Love the striking contrast!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (31 Jul 2012):

    A real standout, a simple fence is a B & W stunner!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (3 Aug 2012):

    One of your finest!

  • William Martin

    William Martin gave props (2 Sep 2012):

    WOW, fabulous lighting on this!

  • Michael Asaro

    Michael Asaro gave props (23 Sep 2012):

    I absolutely love this photo. It has everything going for itself both technically and visually! Fantastic shot!

  • Lelio La Verde

    Lelio La Verde gave props (25 Sep 2012):

    cool shot!

  • D. Smetana

    D. Smetana gave props (8 Oct 2012):

    Love the composition. This is an amazing shot.

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    lovely B/W image!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    awesome capture !!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Nov 2012):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (in a most critically acclaimed way).

  • Dirk Fuhrmann

    Dirk Fuhrmann (Deleted) gave props (1 Dec 2012):

    just "wow"

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (18 Jan 2013):

    Another excellent image

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith said (12 Mar 2013):

    Outstanding high contrast image.

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (13 Mar 2013):


  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (26 Mar 2013):

    fantastic B & W voted

  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (11 May 2013):

    This strong graphic composition is perfect in everyway....

  • Shannon Burch

    Shannon Burch gave props (17 May 2013):

    Lovely B & W

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck   gave props (6 Jun 2013):

    Great capture! The contrast and not colors are awesome.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Jul 2013):

    I'd lay odds that this is a winning entry...

  • Michael Asaro

    Michael Asaro gave props (4 Aug 2013):

    I'm speechless!

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (26 Sep 2013):

    Just a tremdeous shot. Love everything about it. Well done!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (10 Oct 2013):

    "Day invades the night, and night destroys the day" Sharply-stark balance of geometry and extremes

  • Aloha Montgomery

    Aloha Montgomery gave props (10 Oct 2013):

    Agree with all of the above! Exceptional!

  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (15 Oct 2013):

    Reminiscent of some of Walker Evans works, but especially one in particular taken by Paul Strand´s in 1916, entitled, ¨The White Fence¨. Beautifully interpreted.

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (18 Oct 2013):


  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   said (5 Nov 2013):

    Great for this theme James!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (6 Nov 2013):

    Simply smashing serrated JPG Theme Park entry!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (6 Nov 2013):

    Brilliant entry, rock on, James!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (7 Nov 2013):

    lovely... well seen... perfect...Entry!!!

  • John Dorosiewicz

    John Dorosiewicz gave props (7 Nov 2013):

    Perfect for jagged.

  • Tomma Henckel

    Tomma Henckel gave props (10 Nov 2013):

    Love it! The shading, the composition, the mood!

  • Talia Krasicka

    Talia Krasicka gave props (25 Apr 2014):

    Great geometrical composition !

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