"I look forward to that period I will be able to wake up with the sun: to walk the hills and valleys of my country village, Qunu, in peace and tranquility." Nelson Mandela 1997.
I continue in Mandela`s footsteps. This time from the same district where he was born in 1918. In this area were built a house for him when he became president of South Africa in 1994. This picture was taken on a Mandela-museum not far from his home.
To me this photograph stands like a symol on Mandela`s long struggle for justice and peace - from a dark past towards a brighter future.
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Nicou (152118) 2016-12-10 9:19
avec les reflets de barres des vitres quelle compo quel quadrillage et la vue ce bleu et ce sable doré et ces maisons blanches très bien dipersées fantasstique compo.
Bravo et amitié
ikeharel (79263) 2016-12-10 10:55
Good evening Erling,
Besides Mandela's story which enfolded on this place, the photojob done here is marvelous.
Divided scene from the shining floor in blue "water" tones, to the outside desert-like landscape which offers little to the ordinary viewer - but contrast to what we know history had given a chance to this man, a president after all he endured.
Fine photo, my cong.'s.
Noel_Byrne (33732) 2016-12-10 11:25
Strong photo and note and I love the simple but powerful composition . The thirds division is very nicely chosen and for me makes the sene of internal isolation inside very prominent against the well lit expansive landscape outside. Great photo
jhm (161013) 2016-12-11 1:26
Your trip to South Africa must be wonderful truly in the museum of Nelso Mandela.
It's a wonderful two part picture, the foreground to me think to bars of the prison of Mandela.
Composition and presentation are pleasant to look at.
Very well photographed, TFS.
Have a nice day,
BennyV (20733) 2016-12-11 1:39
The picture on its own is very suggestive, gets the mind going...and reading your note is the reward. That's when it all comes together. Thanks for this really fine post!
gervaso (16851) 2016-12-13 2:53
The squares in the image make it unique and very interesting! The different colors of them are very nice, and the atmosphere of the photo is great! Wonderful and original job!
COSTANTINO (70264) 2016-12-13 12:42
Hello dear friend and have a nice time
original version with great symmetry
and originality I like the repetition
of those lines and colors
first shot quality indeed
simple but nice
alvaraalto (20668) 2016-12-13 13:30
This is an impressive photo of your following the footsteps of Nelson Mandela. It symbolises fantastic the struggle for life of these unique man. The wide landscape behind the window as a difficult to reach future.
sacimar (29017) 2016-12-14 11:22
good idea and interesting picture to remember Nelson Mandela, I like the composition with the reflection of the windows on the floor, well seen,
- Copyright: Erling Henriksen (Hansaphotos) (8757)
- Genre: Lieux
- Medium: Couleur
- Date Taken: 2016-07-10
- Categories: Architecture, Moment décisif
- Camera: Canon 400D Digital, Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4.5 DC Macro
- Exposition: f/8
- Versions: version originale
- Date Submitted: 2016-12-10 8:52