The Messengers by Ursula Rodgers

Experimenting with textures in black and white. Taken in Lisbon, Portugal. Descending back down to the city via the lanes that nestle up against the Castelo de Sao Jorge

Canon EOS 450D.


Portugal, March 2010
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No More Color, April 2010
Dimensions, April 2010
Solo Exhibition, June 2010
Solo Exhibition, September 2010
Gen X, October 2010
The Silky Touch, October 2010

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  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 5 years ago

    fantastic image

  • Thanks Scott!

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoabout 5 years ago

    This is wonderful Ursula……I have a blk & wht challenge going on in Post Card Style right now that this would be great for……are you a member?? Would love to have you!!!

  • Thanks so much Elizabeth! I have just joined! :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Mark Snelling
    Mark Snellingabout 5 years ago

    Brilliant! the subtle textures adds a lot to the overall image…nice work.

  • Thanks Mark! I loved the effect of this one…hoping to do some more in the future :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Marie Wintzer
    Marie Wintzerabout 5 years ago

    Wow, in great shape Ursula, wonderful!

  • Thanks so much Marie!

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Edge-of-dreams
    Edge-of-dreamsabout 5 years ago


  • Thanks so much :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Rob Beckett
    Rob Beckettabout 5 years ago

    This is lovely well done

  • Thankyou very much Rob :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Christina Backus
    Christina Backusabout 5 years ago

    This is quite beautiful – B&W has worked wonderfully.

  • Thankyou so much Christina :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Ellen Cotton
    Ellen Cottonabout 5 years ago

    This is gorgeous!!! Love the b&w and the textures!! A very interesting image!

  • Thankyou so much Ell! Really appreciate your wonderful comments :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Lynn Stratton
    Lynn Strattonabout 5 years ago

    Fabulous b&w! Love the birds :)

  • Thanks so much Lynn! They took off at just the right time :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

  • Johanne Brunet
    Johanne Brunetabout 5 years ago

    The texture is a wonderful touch! The subject and composition were already fantatic, to begin with, but this little grimy-slightly-grungy feeling really enhances the atmosphere. Well done!

  • Thankyou so much my friend! I was definitely in the mood for something new :)

    – Ursula Rodgers

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