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NIKON D700 1/640 second F/2.8 ISO 200 200 mm

A film maker from India who has recently rediscovered his passion for photography.

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MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Brilliant picture . I love it . This white curve is fantastic !

23 Sep 2009 5:17am

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Brilliant! Meandering loveliness!

23 Sep 2009 5:38am

rem_la from Villiers, France

j'aime ce cheminement qui s'estompe à l'infini !

23 Sep 2009 5:38am

mo.langel from Switzerland

Great angle of the view! Nice perpective!!!

23 Sep 2009 6:02am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Wonderful conception, and curves which is well decorated by that 'bird'!!!

23 Sep 2009 6:10am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

A really perfect composition with that winding 'road' the bird has to go!

23 Sep 2009 6:30am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Brillante capture! Le graphisme est superbe! La courbe s'harmonise avec la position du cou de l'oiseau et c'est beau!!

23 Sep 2009 6:52am

Jean-Luc from Lyon, France

brilliant , Pavan ! the perspective and this curves....just wow !

23 Sep 2009 6:54am

eva from Rouen, France

Strange and beautiful picture... It seems mysterious (...Hitchcoq) I love this photo !

23 Sep 2009 6:56am

masoud from tehran, Iran

this is so nice , great !!!

23 Sep 2009 7:05am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Sensational image.

23 Sep 2009 7:09am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Beautiful B & W composition, nicely focused.

23 Sep 2009 7:23am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Great composition and use of DOF.
The line that leads the eye towards the background is a good issue, and the raven adds a note of mistery. Good B/W.

23 Sep 2009 7:32am

Mr Tambourine from Great Malvern, United Kingdom

OH GOD! the DOF IS SOO APPROPRIATE!!!! very well framed!


23 Sep 2009 8:12am

k@ from Paris, France

Love the zigzag road of the crow ! The play of White ON Black is superb*

23 Sep 2009 8:29am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

wonderful photo Pavan!....I love the composition!

23 Sep 2009 8:38am

*MЯG* from Tehran, Iran

its great

23 Sep 2009 8:49am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice F/2.8 200mm shot ! I like the DOF.

23 Sep 2009 12:14pm

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Brilliant capture, it's a great BW with good technique.

23 Sep 2009 12:22pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Fantastic shot! Your framing is superb and great choice of DOF bringing the crow right into perfect focus.

23 Sep 2009 12:40pm

mohkum from Muscat, Oman

Great work from you! Love the framing and the mono select and the fast lens

23 Sep 2009 12:52pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Fine monochrome. Excellent selective focus.

23 Sep 2009 1:30pm

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

just wonderful! dramatic mood and lines.

23 Sep 2009 1:44pm

ramonzaragoza from Águilas, Spain

Very nice.

23 Sep 2009 2:13pm

Stephane Themeze from Maryland, United States

Nice dark composition with a most graphic bird. Photographer's best friend indeed.

23 Sep 2009 2:23pm

'Paul from Minneapolis, United States

.. superb depth of field.. .bravo !!

23 Sep 2009 3:49pm

amirreza from tehran, Iran

great compostion
well done

23 Sep 2009 4:37pm

Lydie & Roland from France

Well seen and very well done !

23 Sep 2009 5:00pm

Eros from tehran, Iran

this is really great.... very lovely shot of this not-so-much lovely bird ;)

23 Sep 2009 5:09pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

i just love this raven (i think) shot! the bird really appears to be thinking his own dark thoughts . . .

23 Sep 2009 6:43pm

Ajay from Pune, India

This is amazing how this bird could give you enough time for perfect focusing, great DoF and absolutely fantastic framing. Or were you very fast? This is an excellent composition.

23 Sep 2009 6:53pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

excellent capture

23 Sep 2009 7:16pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A very beautiful shot. Like the strong B&W and the good use of DOF... and graphism of the curve, of course.

23 Sep 2009 9:49pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

beautiful DOF!

23 Sep 2009 9:57pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The curve is amazing and the bird so cool. I really do love this excellent image.

23 Sep 2009 10:41pm

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

beautiful shot, pavan! i love the artistic use of the curved wall.

24 Sep 2009 6:36am

Alex from Barcelona, Spain

Me gusta mucho como has desenfocado el fondo para darle mas fuerza al primer plano, las curvas son geniales.

24 Sep 2009 6:43am

Peter Mannfolk from Landskrona, Sweden

A fantastic image. That wall makes all the difference! /Peter

24 Sep 2009 7:15am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

Pavan......I forgot to ask if you've got a new camera?

24 Sep 2009 7:28am

@Ian Bramham: Yes, Ian. I picked up a D 700 recently:)

Standley from Carquefou, France

Wow, just a brilliant composition Pavan! B&W works perfectly here.

24 Sep 2009 7:44am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Excellent composition and dof, love it!

24 Sep 2009 7:55am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Nice shot

24 Sep 2009 8:08am

MysLykeMeeh from Toronto, Canada

Oh my goodness....perfect timing. You framed and process it so well...

24 Sep 2009 1:07pm

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

An excellent composition! Well spotted and well taken!

24 Sep 2009 8:53pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

Wonderful! Love the curving line and the focal point/bird. Well done!

24 Sep 2009 9:18pm

One from Açores, Portugal

What wonderful composition and excellent depth of field !

25 Sep 2009 3:30am

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

Beautifully decorated! A wonderful composition !

25 Sep 2009 7:43pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Great shot! Awesome !!!!

26 Sep 2009 2:36am

Tammy-Cricket from Somewhere, United States

Wow...what a spectacular image. The depth on this is amazing.

26 Sep 2009 7:14am

Fabienne from Quelque part ou ailleurs, France

Gorgeous !

26 Sep 2009 9:08am

lux from Munich, Germany

A very good exapmple for excellent compositon of a foto. And it is a very good b+w too.

26 Sep 2009 10:20am

Christopher from Atlanta, United States

Great title!

26 Sep 2009 12:10pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

Amazing B/w

26 Sep 2009 1:23pm

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

Excellent composition! Great framing and DOF!

27 Sep 2009 8:43pm

gavin hart from Gold Coast, Australia

Pavan, I don't know how you got the bird to cooperate so well in turning its gaze along the graceful curves and perspective within your image. The soft focus of the background contributes mystery and dreaminess to this thought provoking scene. Well seen.

28 Sep 2009 9:52pm from milan, Italy

brillant comosition! I like this alot!

29 Sep 2009 2:29pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

This is an excellent shot. The composition is perfect.

2 Oct 2009 12:50pm

Francine from Buire le sec, France

Great B/W !

3 Oct 2009 9:23pm

mauri from Italy

very nice,...on the way.....

4 Oct 2009 6:25am

24x36mm from Toronto, ON, Canada

This is a very thought provoking image. well done

4 Oct 2009 9:20pm

fabrizio from rome, Italy

awesome shot great b/w and dof

8 Oct 2009 6:32am

narcís from Girona, Catalunya, Spain

Bonica composició!!! SALUT!!!

25 Oct 2009 11:05am

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

Awesome! Perfection, Pavan, and one that I wish were mine. THis should be framed and enjoyed by all

6 Dec 2009 5:51am

mihai from Timisoara, Romania

great job with the DOF and composition. love b/w pictures.

19 Jan 2010 7:25pm

1/640 second
ISO 200
200 mm