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Playing chess late in the night…

June 2008. Canon EOS 300X, Sigma 28-135. Post-processing: retouch, sharpening, watercolor, brightness correction, convert to B&W, crop.

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Lenka tries to capture positive emotions. Her work features images highlighting inner and outer beauty of various subjects. She loves finding unique and unexpected perspectives of subjects normally considered as ordinary.

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  • Alf Caruana
    Alf Caruanaabout 6 years ago

    great contrast Lenka, not a very good position to be in here :) a very nice chess set though

  • George Lenz
    George Lenzabout 6 years ago

    nice series…

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1about 6 years ago

    wow stunning capture

  • Deon de Waal
    Deon de Waalabout 6 years ago

    lovely i really like these chess shots of yours.

  • Steven  Sandner
    Steven Sandnerabout 6 years ago

    Stunning work! breathtaking atmosphere!


  • jerry  alcantara
    jerry alcantaraabout 6 years ago


  • InPort
    InPortabout 6 years ago

    G’day Lenka,

    I know just how that poor ol’ King feels!!!!! 8-)

    A superbly crafted B&W of a subject that lends itself so well to the medium due to its great contrast, lighting, and tonal range.
    The contrast between the frosted glass, the clear (yet dark looking) glass and the black background work so well together.
    Add to that a good composition of a realistic Chess dilemma and at all produces a very fine art B&W photograph.
    Great work that girl!


  • elisab
    elisababout 6 years ago

    Great images of the chess pieces.

  • Jacqueline Baker
    Jacqueline Bakeralmost 6 years ago

    Love this series Lenka, the lighting is so good and a great subject!

  • Carlos Teófilo
    Carlos Teófiloalmost 6 years ago


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