Winston Churchill

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© James Wiley
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From my 'Chiaroscuro' collection.
In my 'Architecture and Scenic' collection.

From this angle, the likeness of Sir Winston appears to keep a close watch over the Houses of Parliament in London.

In the Architecture, Chiaroscuro Style photo essay.

Also in the story Chiaroscuro.

45 responses

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (22 Mar 2012):

    Nice composition.

  • Roy M. Gunnels

    Roy M. Gunnels gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    Absolutely stunning Chiaroscuro James, quite magnificent!

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    What a perfect juxtaposition of silhouettes! Amazing work.

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    Here's my 1st prop!! Great. There is a statue of Winston at Columbia University, in Missouri. It is very similar to this one. Columbia is where he gave the "Iron Curtain" speech and coined the phrase. A+++

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (22 Mar 2012):

    Excellent comp! Stunning shot!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    A very creative piece, Bravo1

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    Outstanding capture, James! Your comp makes him look larger than life....probably accurate!!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    Remarkable for its composition, its gigantic figure of Prime Minister with a strongpersonality. Very nice James!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    Great shadows, great image

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    wonderfully moody!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (24 Mar 2012):

    Powerful image of great man!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (25 Mar 2012):

    A great pov!!! Awesome comp!! Very cool shot.

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (25 Mar 2012):

    What a perfect juxtaposition of silhouettes! stunning work.

  • lowison

    lowison gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    like your shapes play!! just a little creepy!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    Well seen and presented!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (27 Mar 2012):

    Bruce stated my exact thoughts!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    Powerful and brooding.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    fantastic shot!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (1 Apr 2012):

    Amazing capture...

  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (1 Apr 2012):

    GREAT pov and silhouettes...LOVE this...

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (2 Apr 2012):

    Excellent entry

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    Super capture!Well done!

  • David Goold

    David Goold gave props (5 Apr 2012):

    Excellent shot. Very moodsome. I didn't recognise the old bull dog at first - my initial thought was of a certain bell ringer in Paris...

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (5 Apr 2012):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    Simply smashing silhouette.

  • Ken O'Brien

    Ken O'Brien gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    Brilliant take,love the angle of the shot.

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (6 Apr 2012):


  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (11 Apr 2012):

    So thoughtful! What a great man he was!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (18 Apr 2012):

    excellent pov!

  • debby raskin

    debby raskin said (19 Apr 2012):

    This is such a powerful picture!! It could not have been more perfect!!

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (24 Apr 2012):

    Wonderful lighting and perspective.

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (27 Apr 2012):

    Great silhouette. Churchill was the Member of parliament for OLDHAM in 1900 decelected in 1906

  • Jerome Lim

    Jerome Lim gave props (21 May 2012):


  • Catz Photography

    Catz Photography gave props (31 May 2012):

    Great shot! I also love how you adjusted the lighting on this photo.

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley said (31 May 2012):

    Thanks Catz. Actually, I don't do adjustments in Photoshop. Just did a little extra dodging in the darkroom to lighten the sky a bit more. That's it!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (14 Jun 2012):

    Simply perfect!

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    this could be a set in a theatrical production

  • Merlin Peck

    Merlin Peck (Deleted) gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    Another stunner. I want to say,... "cinematic",... visually, gripping iconography.

  • robert apholz

    robert apholz gave props (13 Jul 2012):

    This shot pulls me in. Classic mood. Great!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (13 Jan 2013):

    lovely composition!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (22 Jan 2013):

    Boldly Rockin' JPG's Urbex in an uncommonly good way.

  • Leah Birkenbach

    Leah Birkenbach gave props (25 Jan 2013):

    I love how it's a visual metaphor for his name. Church Hill (he being the gigantic hill!).

  • Laura Rodriguez

    Laura Rodriguez said (26 Jan 2013):

    Reminds me of Faust (1926 film). Love it.

  • jennifer jolliffe

    jennifer jolliffe said (22 Apr 2013):

    brilliant x

  • Robert Lindsay

    Robert Lindsay gave props (22 May 2013):

    Cleverly done

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