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The Dark Knight [Rises]

Posted by
Nitin (Mayenne, France) on 26 February 2016 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

"I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity."
Gilda Radner

A photograph taken in a church in Catania, Sicily in the summer of 2014. The shadow of a woman I know well, or I seem to know well. Yet, this was a trip of infinite adventures and infrequent arguments. It was a trip of celebration of togetherness, of building things by seeing things. Of meeting those beautiful people in our lives. Of learning what unique lessons each culture had to teach. Of using it to grow our thinking, enrich our lives with experiences for I always believe that in the long run experience is what you get when you did not get what you wanted. So there is never a situation where you did not get anything.

And I call it the rising dark knight is because as I see today this dark knight has risen from the shadows and is conquering the fear - through sheer determination and diligence. It is opening up to an entire new horizon of possibilities, dreams, attitude, thinking and people. Not about judging, but about accepting. About striving to get better, opening up to new ideas and cultures, experimenting with reality, walking past traditional notions of right, wrong, good, bad, rules, or lack of it. It is only but the start, and it has yet miles to go. But the start has been made, and it is about further conquests of ideologies, ideas and conventional theories of the world.

Flying high, touching the skies. A bright knight!

NIKON D700 1/25 second F/11.0 ISO 1600 24 mm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This, indeed, is like a story awaiting to unfold . .

27 Feb 2016 7:32am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


27 Feb 2016 8:22am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and good to see this in the Spotlight, too - well done !!

27 Feb 2016 5:28pm

k@ from Paris, France

Masterpiece of atmosphere with elegance & mystery ! An Hitchcock still, bravo my friend ! Hope you are fine (both of U ;)

27 Feb 2016 7:49pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !!!!!!!!!
Congratulations! :)

27 Feb 2016 8:56pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Beautiful mysterious picture! Congratulations on the spotlight!

27 Feb 2016 9:02pm

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Superb... Congratulations on the spotlight.

1 Mar 2016 4:28pm

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Impressive image, Congratulations on your Spotlight.:))

5 Mar 2016 4:41am

1/25 second
ISO 1600
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