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Neighborhood Sculpture

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 22 October 2010 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

This is in a neighbor's front yard. It actually is quite small.

Canon PowerShot G11 1/640 second F/3.5 ISO 80 11 mm

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

Dramatic light.
Looks like shot was taken at night

22 Oct 2010 6:20am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A strange creature that I would not meet if she was alive:)) Splendid light on this B & W Good day.

22 Oct 2010 6:29am

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

To keep the bad ghosts away.

22 Oct 2010 7:43am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Are they expecting a visit from the Pri9nce of Darkness?! Great shot-and spot on for a mono treatment

22 Oct 2010 8:06am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

At night the ghosts come back to my head and break my peace of mind! That fear is "gargoyle" come down from a cathedral ceiling and landed on the ground threatening! W / B ideal as the play of light and shadows! A hug friend... Cherers y muchísimos besos y felicitaciones! Adela

22 Oct 2010 8:12am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent shot, nice light and shadow.. and I like the b&w processing.

22 Oct 2010 8:28am

Barbara from Florida, United States

The B&W contrast adds a haunting appeal to this interesting sculpture. Trick or treaters, beware!

22 Oct 2010 9:28am

Theys monochrome. from Charleroi, Belgium

Excellent shot!

22 Oct 2010 9:49am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Comme nos gargouilles de cathédrales

22 Oct 2010 11:25am

Mariana Maodush from Waterloo, Canada

great texture and mono

22 Oct 2010 11:53am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful use of light and shadow to create a threatening air around this little gargoyle! Well done Jack! ;-)

22 Oct 2010 12:03pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Very well done, I like the vignetting here.

22 Oct 2010 12:28pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

That's a very big sculpture in that small park! ;)
Great B&W! Stunning details.

22 Oct 2010 1:12pm

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

Gurglin' gargoyle - nice capture.

22 Oct 2010 1:30pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An amazing creature best not met in the dark! :-) I like the high contrast light that gives this shot such strong appeal. The lighting and processing seems to fit the subject very well.

22 Oct 2010 3:13pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

I'm guessing your neighbors have a good turnout on Halloween. Nice shot.

22 Oct 2010 4:03pm

Wolfen from Villefranche S/S, France

Un joli travail de mise en valeur ici, d'exposition, de post et d'angle de prise de vue, jaime le résultat !
Bon week end

22 Oct 2010 5:07pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

Wonderful textures... highlights are a bit blown out but still makes for an interesting image. :)

22 Oct 2010 6:10pm

STEED from Somewhere, France

Masterpiece,Jack !!!!

22 Oct 2010 8:20pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

So interesting! Like your treatment in monochrome, Jack. Thanks for sharing it is small!

22 Oct 2010 11:10pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

He looks like I feel. Flu season is here.

22 Oct 2010 11:31pm

Formerly Known as MontereyJohn from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

Cool looking griffin/gargoyle.

23 Oct 2010 12:13am

Susan from Pompano Beach, by Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Cool !

23 Oct 2010 12:23am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great shot in B & W!
Wonderful lighting and texture...

23 Oct 2010 12:58am

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

I love gargoyles, have a few myself.. awesome shot!

23 Oct 2010 2:06am

Kavita from Paramaribo, Suriname


23 Oct 2010 2:34am

@Kavita: thank you

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow. Great capture in your neighbors yard. A picture can be found anywhere! I love your bw processing here.

23 Oct 2010 2:49am

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

The light and the shadows give this a mysterious feel with the dark he is watching over the world.

23 Oct 2010 3:21am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great contrasts and textures that you've captured here. Your framing made me think it was actually quite large. Looks like the neighbors are getting ready for Halloween.

23 Oct 2010 3:41am

k@ from Paris, France

Cool lighting here, behind too on the ground, neat.

23 Oct 2010 10:27am

Diane from Hythe, Alberta, Canada

and he's just in time for the upcoming spooktacular season :)
I really like all the contrast and shadows

24 Oct 2010 9:59pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

An ancient symbol to keep evil away...une gargoule...nice shot..the light create,s a nice effect here..

25 Oct 2010 7:07am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

The shadows work so well on this statue:)

26 Oct 2010 12:52am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Your granddaughter could have bad dreams over this one. You too! Cool shot.

26 Oct 2010 9:50pm

@Steve Rice: You might be surprised at how small it is.