To be or not to be...

by s w
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 3, 2009
TakenDecember 2, 2009
MakePentax Corporation
Exposure1/90 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length26.25 mm
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...a pawn

40 responses

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (2 Dec 2009):

    this is wonderful!

  • Jim Nasium

    Jim Nasium said (3 Dec 2009):

    " . . . in the game of life"

  • Fernando Villalobos

    Fernando Villalobos said (3 Dec 2009):

    nice, very nice. Good dof, nice detail of fingers. Nice story.

  • timothy wombold

    timothy wombold gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    nicely done!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Fabulous DOF on this have beautiful hands!~!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Great use of DOF, angle, and contrast of s matter and colours

  • s w

    s w said (3 Dec 2009):

    Wow thank you!!

  • Robert Allan

    Robert Allan gave props (3 Dec 2009):

    Yes, the DOF is fantatstic and the tones are beautiful! Great shot!

  • Muhammad Qurban

    Muhammad Qurban gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    realy awesome focus! love it keep it up

  • George Mitchell

    George Mitchell gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Wonderful shot....I really like the dof and focus on the fingers

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (15 Dec 2009):

    Very cool shot.

  • metina timaro

    metina timaro gave props (18 Dec 2009):

    Very cool.Queen and the Soldier ...Where is King?

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (18 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic shot!

  • Peter Rowley

    Peter Rowley said (18 Dec 2009):

    Very effective. I hope it gets published. I think there is scope for more chess pieces to get a message across (perhaps holding a queen or king in your fingers, or fist maybe.

  • s w

    s w said (19 Dec 2009):

    thank you SO much everyone! I agree Peter, love the ideas, thanks!! :)

  • Fred Everett

    Fred Everett (Deleted) said (19 Dec 2009):

    I really like this - the bokeh is beautiful. Nice job!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic DOF!! Great shot!!!

  • George Leontaras

    George Leontaras gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    eXellenT shoT '- )

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    brilliant! creative and beautifully done!

  • francesco ciccotti

    francesco ciccotti said (29 Dec 2009):


  • Grant Winter

    Grant Winter said (1 Jan 2010):

    Increddibly sharp, love the background, adding depth. well done.

  • Jenny Murphy

    Jenny Murphy gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    wonderful shot! great bokeh!

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    Excellent shot!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    Very creative! Well done.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Most excellent shot!

  • Noah

    Noah (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    This is fantastic! The idea, composition, dof, tones . . . everything.

  • Christopher Vaughn

    Christopher Vaughn gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    Great capture.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    Fabulous entry....

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    Brilliant in every way, RAD!

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    Fantastic shot!!

  • Dianna Rojas

    Dianna Rojas gave props (24 Jan 2010):

    this is fantastic !

  • Partha Sarathi Bose

    Partha Sarathi Bose said (28 Jan 2010):

    What a composition!!! Good visualisation and great result.

  • Johannes F Johannesson

    Johannes F Johannesson said (1 Feb 2010):

    Well made and nice all over

  • Matt Granz

    Matt Granz gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Fantastic DOF!!! It really works with the subject matter.

  • Vanessa Ramirez

    Vanessa Ramirez gave props (17 Mar 2010):

    my son giggled and was like "hey! A little pawn." haha...So I had to PROP IT!!

  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (11 Apr 2010):

    I ditto Susand thoughts...I love the dof...your face in the background with its look is quite captivating to say the least...

  • Woj

    Woj (Deleted) gave props (30 Aug 2010):

    yes, great shot, how true

  • sameer khanore

    sameer khanore said (6 Sep 2010):

    Its # 1, What a great Idea !!!!

  • mohammed

    mohammed said (11 Nov 2010):

    so beautifull photo and nice idea

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