Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Weekend in Black and White

This beautiful old stairway is in Budapest.
Re the "writing on the wall"—György Dözsa
was a 13th/14th-century soldier of fortune who led
a revolution against the landed nobility.  As has
often been the case in Hungary, things
did not end well for Dözsa and his followers.

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9 comments:

  1. A very striking image, perfect for black and white.

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  2. Wow. From Film Noir a few days ago to its predecessor German Expressionism. Of course film but also architecture as at Rudolph Steiner’s Second Goetheanum.


    So what do you call a mosquito plaguing someone like this guy?




    A Buddha pest.

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  3. What a fine photo! Great use of light and perspective.

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  4. Love the shapes and the light on this stairway. Thank you for the translation and explanation. Wouldn't have known otherwise.

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  5. This is an excellent image in so many ways. I love it!
    V

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  6. Great photo in B&W! Wonderful contrast and perspective!

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