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Chess 101: The knight moves to put the king in check by Lenka

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Playing chess at night again…

Chess board and pieces made of glass, standing on a glass table.

February 2012. Canon EOS 5D MkII, Sigma 28-135 @ 135mm, tripod Manfrotto 055Pro + 141RC head. Lit by a small reflector from below through the glass table, black side of a big reflector as a background. 2s, f/16, ISO 200, Av, EV -1 1/3. Post-processing: retouch (dust particles and scratches on glass), selective sharpening, desaturation.

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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  • Jan Fijolek
    Jan Fijolekalmost 3 years ago

    Love this “action” shot, looks like check and mate Lenka ;)

  • Revenant
    Revenantalmost 3 years ago

    Technically, the king has to move next…

  • Definitely :)

    – Lenka

  • Mark  Lucey
    Mark Luceyalmost 3 years ago

  • CRHammond
    CRHammondalmost 3 years ago

    I like the transparency of the pieces. So simple, yet there’s much happening in this photo. Excellent.

  • dgrizzle
    dgrizzlealmost 3 years ago
  • homendn
    homendnalmost 3 years ago

    Very Cool!!!! Love the hand moving away and the motion.

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieealmost 3 years ago

    Thoughtfully artwork; so beautiful, thank you to inspire million friends and me:)

    Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Best regards,

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehalmost 3 years ago

    I love the focus you have on the knight and how it’s a different kind of glass! It has always been my favourite piece b/c it’s the cute one :o)

  • andy551
    andy551almost 3 years ago

    This is amazing!!!

  • VenusOak
    VenusOakover 2 years ago

    fabulous shot

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