Mountain Road

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© James Wiley
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

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

In the story Chiaroscuro.

150 responses

  • Kayla Goldstein

    Kayla Goldstein gave props (1 Dec 2011):

    I took a gander at your collection, & am speachless. Your an amazing photographer, which i'm sure you are already aware of i.e your acomplishments! You are one of my new favorite photographers. Your play on true black and white whites in the collection is magnificent.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (2 Dec 2011):

    fantastic photo. love the noise.

  • The Man Who Isn't There

    The Man Who Isn't There (Deleted) gave props (2 Dec 2011):


  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) gave props (2 Dec 2011):

    i love how the car appears to be emerging from a source unknown.

  • Becky J. Parkinson

    Becky J. Parkinson said (2 Dec 2011):

    These very literal black and white images of yours are simply incredible! I love the extreme contrast, which so beautifully allows the light to accentuate the shapes in the images. They are so striking and exquisitely executed.


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (2 Dec 2011):

    Great! Excellent contrast and proportion.

  • Rachel Harcourt

    Rachel Harcourt gave props (2 Dec 2011):

    Beautiful black and white photo

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (2 Dec 2011):

    This is wickedly beautiful! Great intrigue and drama here!!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (3 Dec 2011):

    Beautiful image building, perfect self-interest to the scene, you're on your way!

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (3 Dec 2011):

    Fantastic image!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (3 Dec 2011):

    very nice shot

  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda gave props (3 Dec 2011):

    Preciosa y sugerente perspectiva

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (4 Dec 2011):

    Fantastic view, especially in BW.

  • jeff case

    jeff case (Deleted) said (5 Dec 2011):

    love this one viewed in lightbox, really great image.

  • Irwin Rubin

    Irwin Rubin   gave props (5 Dec 2011):

    This is fantastic, and I remember going up a similar road on a snowy day in the mountains around Tucson.

  • Ludovic Scholl

    Ludovic Scholl gave props (5 Dec 2011):

    I Love it, your treatment looks a lot like mine ! Good job

  • Federica Dessì

    Federica Dessì (Deleted) gave props (5 Dec 2011):

    impressive shot

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (5 Dec 2011):

    A powerful image. Great lines and I love the mood that the contrast creates.

  • sandra d'souza

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


  • ♥ Cairenn ♥

    ♥ Cairenn ♥ said (5 Dec 2011):

    Wow!!... and this is only the first one i've seen :)

  • tania medina

    tania medina gave props (6 Dec 2011):

    Great photo! Really classic. Perfect B y W shot.

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (7 Dec 2011):


  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (7 Dec 2011):

    I came back to vote.

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (7 Dec 2011):

    Great B&W capture,has an eerie and surreal mood! Well done. voted RAD.

  • Chrisso Newton

    Chrisso Newton (Deleted) gave props (8 Dec 2011):

    Stunning capture!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker gave props (8 Dec 2011):


  • Kate Frances

    Kate Frances gave props (9 Dec 2011):

    That's just magical!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (9 Dec 2011):

    incredible James!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!voted!!!!

  • jeff case

    jeff case (Deleted) said (11 Dec 2011):

    and i return to say , again. marvelous shot.
    it should have been the poster for the movie, Road to Perdition.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) said (11 Dec 2011):

    Back to vote! wonderful entry!

  • Thomas Roach

    Thomas Roach said (11 Dec 2011):

    Nice sparse use of light on your photos.

  • Simon Kossoff

    Simon Kossoff (Deleted) said (13 Dec 2011):

    This is such a beautiful and powerful image, I love it!

  • mark yugawa

    mark yugawa   gave props (14 Dec 2011):

    stunning photo and portfolio, incredible work!

  • sandeep mishra

    sandeep mishra gave props (14 Dec 2011):


  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (14 Dec 2011):

    A fantastic image and entry for this theme! Just beautiful.. Voted!

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (15 Dec 2011):

    Fantastic. M'y vote

  • stuart dahne

    stuart dahne said (16 Dec 2011):

    Very nice texture and comp! Good Luck with this one!

  • Stefano Zeminian

    Stefano Zeminian gave props (17 Dec 2011):

    for me this shot is breathtakingly beautiful!

  • Giovanni Ferraro

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


  • Jeff Brownell

    Jeff Brownell gave props (18 Dec 2011):


  • Ezekiel Yanez

    Ezekiel Yanez gave props (18 Dec 2011):

    Wow, breathtaking. Emotionally reminds me of many lonesome rides as a kid. Hauntingly beautiful to me. Definitely gets my vote.

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (20 Dec 2011):

    Spectacular...My vote!

  • Fabio Timpanaro

    Fabio Timpanaro said (23 Dec 2011):

    The mood is just amazing...

  • Gary Benefield

    Gary Benefield gave props (23 Dec 2011):


  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (24 Dec 2011):

    Very good. Voted

  • Gabriele Cabrini

    Gabriele Cabrini gave props (26 Dec 2011):

    Well done! thanks for your props.

  • Lucas Barreto

    Lucas Barreto said (26 Dec 2011):

    Incredible composition and moment.

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2011):

    Brilliant and voted!!!!!!!

  • aviana

    aviana said (29 Dec 2011):

    Very nice minimalistic motive, I like the mysterious feeling.

  • Malay Doshi

    Malay Doshi gave props (29 Dec 2011):

    Just Wow!!

  • Mark Rosenbaum

    Mark Rosenbaum   gave props (29 Dec 2011):

    Wow, this is an amazing shot. Love B&W.

  • Robert Versteegen

    Robert Versteegen (Deleted) gave props (30 Dec 2011):


  • Melissa Rieman

    Melissa Rieman gave props (1 Jan 2012):

    VOTED! Love the B&W and the way the vehicle draws the viewer into the scene! Great work!

  • Suzie Jay

    Suzie Jay gave props (2 Jan 2012):

    Masterful composition and the grain really makes it!

  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (4 Jan 2012):

    stunning voted

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (5 Jan 2012):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (5 Jan 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Jan 2012):

    Wonderful and powerful image depicting loneliness and you have my vote!

  • Jacques Funke

    Jacques Funke gave props (7 Jan 2012):

    James, I really like the loneliness mood in this photo.

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (7 Jan 2012):

    off the hook in visual impact!

  • Brandon Melendez

    Brandon Melendez gave props (8 Jan 2012):

    Very nice shot . you got my vote

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (8 Jan 2012):

    my vote

  • Bert Happel

    Bert Happel gave props (8 Jan 2012):

    Voted/Liked/Favorited - IMO, an outstanding scene perfected with the inclusion of the car.

  • Ulf Buschmann

    Ulf Buschmann gave props (8 Jan 2012):

    I like your contrast treatment in all fo your bw works. This one is outstanding.

  • Alexandra Bogdan

    Alexandra Bogdan gave props (10 Jan 2012):

    amazing photo! perfect in every way.

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (10 Jan 2012):

    I had already commented on and gave my favorite, now you the vote.

  • Kellie

    Kellie gave props (11 Jan 2012):


  • Marela

    Marela said (11 Jan 2012):

    voted. excellent composition

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (12 Jan 2012):

    Love the extension of the image. A lonely road and a single car can make for a lonely journey. Great B&W.

  • Corrado Quadrini

    Corrado Quadrini gave props (13 Jan 2012):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (13 Jan 2012):

    Oh YEAH/RAD!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (14 Jan 2012):

    Major wow factor......a most excellent b/w....voted!

  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (14 Jan 2012):

    I had to come back to look at this one again! So excellent!!!!

  • Harsh Wardhan

    Harsh Wardhan said (17 Jan 2012):

    Definitely YES

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (19 Jan 2012):

    Excellent. My vote

  • Julianna O'Brien

    Julianna O'Brien said (20 Jan 2012):

    so dark and bleak. props!

  • Justin Matthew

    Justin Matthew gave props (21 Jan 2012):

    gets my vote, well done

  • Kaki J. Luitjens

    Kaki J. Luitjens said (22 Jan 2012):

    Just awesome!

  • Pete Castle

    Pete Castle gave props (25 Jan 2012):

    Hi James, voted and liked! Great grainy image, bleak and distant the photo really fits the brief. I can see your newspaper reportage influence in this.

  • Lane B

    Lane B (Deleted) gave props (26 Jan 2012):

    Great atmosphere.

  • Lêda Nardelli

    Lêda Nardelli gave props (26 Jan 2012):


  • Novak Nastasić

    Novak Nastasić said (27 Jan 2012):


  • Elaine Hudson

    Elaine Hudson gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    Perfection, my vote!

  • Anders Hollenbo

    Anders Hollenbo gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    Amazing shot

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (30 Jan 2012):

    Beautiful work! Well done, voted!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (30 Jan 2012):

    wow! The image speaks for itself!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (2 Feb 2012):

    Without a doubt the best entry for the theme I have seen! Evocative and memorable; definitely gets my vote!

  • Daniel Forero

    Daniel Forero said (4 Feb 2012):

    Eerie. A sense of dark anticipation. Great photo !

  • Danuta Hyniewska

    Danuta Hyniewska said (11 Feb 2012):


  • Peter Meade

    Peter Meade said (15 Feb 2012):

    Great composition. Mysterious, intriguing. A very strong image. I almost miss working in the darkroom when i see shots as well done as this!

  • Kristina Krause

    Kristina Krause   gave props (8 Mar 2012):

    Beautiful! The composition and tones are excellent....Love this one....

  • Josie Brooks

    Josie Brooks (Deleted) gave props (8 Mar 2012):

    well done

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (13 Mar 2012):


  • Dilshad Aroos

    Dilshad Aroos (Deleted) gave props (15 Mar 2012):


  • Dan Mekeel

    Dan Mekeel gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    On a long lonely dark road...

  • Gabriele Paccagnella

    Gabriele Paccagnella said (30 Mar 2012):

    I love it! great shot!

  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (4 Apr 2012):

    Cinematic chiaroscuro....heading down the road of life.

  • Jean-paul Sarrailh

    Jean-paul Sarrailh said (22 Apr 2012):


  • gerry cyr

    gerry cyr gave props (25 Apr 2012):


  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (27 Apr 2012):

    fabulous shot well spotted

  • Hussain Al-Ahmed

    Hussain Al-Ahmed gave props (4 May 2012):

    Amazing composition and contrast. You are a great photographer

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (25 May 2012):

    Fantastic shot James!

  • Vincent J. DeSanto

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

    Exceptionally well done.

  • Daniel Forero

    Daniel Forero said (20 Jun 2012):

    I was inspired by this photo and remembered it during a recent trip to the US National Parks.

  • V

    V gave props (28 Jun 2012):

    beautiful combination of abstract and realism, light and dark which creates just the right amount of tension.

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (8 Jul 2012):

    Really hits the mark! ny'eyece

  • kenneth boston

    kenneth boston gave props (10 Aug 2012):

    wonderful collection.

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (23 Aug 2012):

    Sublime capture!!

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (4 Sep 2012):


  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (19 Oct 2012):

    Thought provoking and always exceptional, a mystery.

  • Jenna Kim

    Jenna Kim gave props (20 Oct 2012):


  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (6 Nov 2012):


  • James Lout

    James Lout gave props (14 Dec 2012):

    Great composition!

  • Shelley Tucker

    Shelley Tucker gave props (1 Jan 2013):

    love this

  • Robert R. Gaines

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

    Black is a powerful color. Awesome.

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett gave props (6 Feb 2013):

    Love the shear scale of this shot. Well done.

  • Javier Frutos

    Javier Frutos gave props (7 Feb 2013):


  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (1 Mar 2013):

    its amazing!!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (1 May 2013):


  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) said (3 Jun 2013):

    I remember this photo James. Perfect for this theme!

  • Alfonso Gomez

    Alfonso Gomez gave props (18 Jun 2013):


  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (20 Jun 2013):

    Good entry.

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (26 Jun 2013):


  • Lew Harford

    Lew Harford gave props (28 Jun 2013):

    Came back again to look at this wonderful image.

  • lee oneill

    lee oneill gave props (28 Jun 2013):


  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (28 Jun 2013):

    I saw this one pop up on the side and had to revisit. Great!

  • Roland Zwerger

    Roland Zwerger gave props (13 Jul 2013):

    Awesome! My Favorite

  • quakemind

    quakemind said (16 Jul 2013):

    wow nice comp

  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (17 Jul 2013):

    Cool Cool Cool!!!

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   gave props (18 Jul 2013):

    As above, so below.

  • Jeff Johannsen

    Jeff Johannsen said (21 Jul 2013):

    awesome image!

  • Sara Z

    Sara Z gave props (28 Jul 2013):

    Absoultely love this!! Great shot,love the mood and distance of the road.

  • jamie ross

    jamie ross gave props (8 Aug 2013):

    Great work love it!

  • Jarno Antila

    Jarno Antila gave props (9 Aug 2013):


  • mohamadreza Mahmoodi

    mohamadreza Mahmoodi said (12 Aug 2013):

    love it.... nice shot

  • Satwinder Singh

    Satwinder Singh gave props (18 Aug 2013):

    Excellent work in B&W!

  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff gave props (18 Aug 2013):

    Fabulous perspective and large! Would be a great mural size print. Voted Yeah!

  • Joelle Crosby

    Joelle Crosby gave props (27 Aug 2013):

    Looks like a movie scene.....wonderful!

  • Barbara Thurlow

    Barbara Thurlow gave props (3 Sep 2013):

    Amazing shot!

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (8 Sep 2013):

    Most lovely.

  • Johannes F Johannesson

    Johannes F Johannesson said (11 Sep 2013):

    Perfeckt ! great image

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (15 Sep 2013):

    Always love seeing this photo.

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (18 Sep 2013):

    I alway click on it when this photo shows up on a side window. Love it, a classic shot!!!

  • Olivier LANNES

    Olivier LANNES (Deleted) gave props (4 Oct 2013):

    Wonderfull b&w

  • Lelio La Verde

    Lelio La Verde gave props (15 Oct 2013):

    stunning image

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (19 Oct 2013):

    Fantastic shot, love the atmosphere it conveys.

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (30 Oct 2013):

    Big hit.

  • Lon Casler Bixby

    Lon Casler Bixby   gave props (9 Nov 2013):

    Niiice :o)

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (15 Nov 2013):

    Voted..miss you!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone gave props (29 Apr 2014):

    Wonderful !

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