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l'ange guerrier - the warlike angel

Posted by
[email protected] (Granby, Québec, Canada) on 21 January 2008 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

© Photo - Hélène Grenier 2008
© Retouches - Gilles Daigneault 2008

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À tous nos visiteurs : merci de vos commentaires !
Visitors: thank you for your comments!

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

The composition is nice as well as the colors and contrast. The red is startling. Overall this is a dramatic and pleasing photo.

21 Jan 2008 6:20am

@Michael Skorulski: Thank you for your appreciation,

Scarabaeus from Manchester, United Kingdom

I can see where the title comes from. The red cross really stands out from the rest of the photo, very striking.

21 Jan 2008 8:39am

@Scarabaeus: Thanks,

Illuci from Hurdegaryp, Netherlands

Beautiful, that red cross against the green trees. Death to all evil, in the name of all its victims!

21 Jan 2008 8:42am

@Illuci: You are pretty harsh today, Erik! Maybe we could try to refom evil first? :-)

Craiger from Vacaville, California, United States

This guy was a good artist! Love the way the red cross stands out! Also like the way you've isolated the sculpture with value!

21 Jan 2008 9:00am

@Craiger: Glad you like this cooperation between Hélène and Gilles,

chris chisu from Seattle, United States

You managed a good capture here...i just wonder how it would look in B&W?

21 Jan 2008 9:42am

@chris chisu: We'll wait for the artist to answer the question about the B/W, thanks for your remark,

I have tried it.
The red glow of the cross
was looking better on the green background.


Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

At the actual statue, is this cross really red? It is almost glowing on my screen, and that suggests some photo processing/saturation work has been going on. I like it; the photo works well -- and as others have noted here, it is dramatic. I'm just curious about the red.

21 Jan 2008 12:48pm

@Viewfinder: To satisfy your curiosity:
- the cross is red
- light glow has been added

It was so tempting ;-)
I thought it was adding sense and drama to the picture.

THX for your comment Viewfinder.


Eleftheria, 9 years old, from Athens, Greece

Very nice!

21 Jan 2008 1:02pm

@Eleftheria, 9 years old,: Σας ευχαριστούμε Ελευθερία

alex centrella from fresno, United States

Well caught. like how the red accents the overall image.

21 Jan 2008 1:52pm

@alex centrella: Thank you,

medam961 from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Beautiful photo; the colours and contrast! The sculpture is very impressive.

21 Jan 2008 2:14pm

@medam961: Thank you Medam,

Steven from Montreal, Canada

Nice symbolic shot, cool effect with the red cross!

21 Jan 2008 3:43pm

@Steven: Glad you like it, please come again,

Ina from Krugersdorp, South Africa


21 Jan 2008 4:18pm

@Ina: Thank you :-)

Reza from Montreal, Canada

Beautiful composition. Well done.

21 Jan 2008 4:33pm

@Reza: Merci Reza!

Hoopand from Tehran, Iran

nice try!

21 Jan 2008 5:16pm

@Hoopand: Thank you Hoopand,

Cathie et Michel from Paris, France

Un ange est passé par ici....très joli photo

21 Jan 2008 6:14pm

@Cathie et Michel: Merci du compliment,

Forouz from ., Germany

Nice combination, I am just marveling why the red color is luminescent, is it somehow from post processing or…?
Anyhow it has a nice HALO surrounding and the three dominant colours make this picture interesting.

21 Jan 2008 7:43pm

Forouz from ., Germany

I saw your answer to viewfinder now. PP worked in this picture greatly…

21 Jan 2008 7:47pm

@Forouz: Thank you for your visit, bis bald,

badala from Leiria, Portugal

Impressive statue.

21 Jan 2008 9:04pm

@badala: Os agradecimentos grandes para sua visita, vêm por favor outra vez,

standley from brou-sur-chantereine, France

Très bel angle de prise de vue. J'aime beaucoup le contraste prononcé

21 Jan 2008 9:52pm

@standley: Merci de votre commentaire,

Michael from Wuppertal, Germany

Impressive capture!

21 Jan 2008 10:18pm

@Michael: Vielen Dank!

Elisa from Massachusetts, United States

very interesting. The glow makes the picture more dramatic.

21 Jan 2008 10:35pm

@Elisa: Thank you for your vist,

Daroru from Amagasaki, Japan

That's an interesting effect.

22 Jan 2008 12:22am

@Daroru: ありがとう

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

What a wonderful statue, the white of the stone stands out beautifully against the green trees.

22 Jan 2008 1:31am

@MaryB: Thank you Mary, hope you had a nice weekend,

Laurent from Lyon, France

j'aime beaucoup le contraste des couleurs avec cette croix si rouge et de laquelle semble irradier une lumière divine.
Joli effet

22 Jan 2008 6:22am

@Laurent: Merci de ton appréciation Laurent !


[email protected] - gilles from Granby, Québec, Canada

J'espère qu'Hélène appréciera,
je n'ai fait que retoucher une image déjà bien bonne !
... et ajouter la lumière divine ;-)))


22 Jan 2008 2:03pm