Pirate's Alley

© Debra P. Chenault

Pirate's Alley

Liz blahh 12/18/2008 7:36:33 PM

Great image! Looks so mysterious! #1053804

Kenneth Waxman 12/18/2008 7:53:58 PM

Beautiful photo. Love the tonality. #6909922

Usman M. Bajwa 12/18/2008 7:54:54 PM

Lovely dramatic shot, Debra.

UB. #6909925

Photosbyglenna .com 12/18/2008 7:58:25 PM

This is wonderful ! #6909937

Troy Gallagher 12/19/2008 12:44:36 AM

Wonderful capture Debra, love the mood it sets.

Troy #6910666

Tommy E. Burgess 12/19/2008 12:56:30 AM

Wow Debra the mood on this low light capture is so fantastic!! Would make an excellent book cover. #6910727

Angie M. Davis 12/19/2008 3:23:09 AM

Very cool image, Debra! #6911035

Michelle Alton 12/19/2008 5:55:21 AM

I've seen some awesome photos here this morning, Debra. But I have to say...THIS one has startled me, with its dark, and moody feel. It IS New Orleans...the seedy, scary side that makes us all feel creepy. I feel creepy looking at this photo, but it is a BRILLIANT beauty. Wow! #6911639

Debra P. Chenault 12/19/2008 9:20:41 AM

Thank you all for your great replies on my image! It's one of my favorites on my foggy series which I'll post more of. #6912555

Tammy D. Ferren 12/20/2008 1:32:45 PM

Beautiful, Debra! Love this one as well! #6916793

Debra P. Chenault 12/22/2008 2:33:46 PM

Thank you, Tammy! #6929461

Dawn M. Schneider 1/2/2009 8:52:22 PM

Not only is this fantastic, but it reminded me of the exorcist photo the minute I saw it. You have captured an amazing image here!! #6974554

Usman M. Bajwa 1/16/2009 12:19:24 AM

I liked it the first time I saw it. WTG, Debra. Congrats on this very dramatic POTD.

UB. #7037467

Les Rhoades 1/16/2009 12:27:58 AM

Congrats on your POTD selection! #7037506

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/16/2009 12:33:56 AM

So artistic and beautiful Debra! Outstanding POTD, congratulations! #7037530

Susie Peek-Swint 1/16/2009 12:53:04 AM

Great capture Debra ~ could be a book cover on a thriller! Many congrats on POTD! #7037596

Karen Engelbreth 1/16/2009 1:29:19 AM

COOL capture, Debra - big congrats on your POTD! #7037667

Katarina Mansson 1/16/2009 2:43:59 AM

Congratulations on this moody, beautiful and artistic POTD! #7037829

Robert Baer 1/16/2009 2:50:41 AM

wow this is an excellent, moody, creepy image. congrats on your potd. #7037849

William C. Raco 1/16/2009 2:59:07 AM

Great composition, focus and exposure
Congratulations on the POTD, Debra #7037868

Gord MacEachern 1/16/2009 3:18:37 AM

Awesome image,very mysterious,makes you think the man is up to no good.
Very well done.
Gord #7037938

Johnnie Ann Gaskill 1/16/2009 3:53:19 AM

Dramatic image, well-captured! Congratulations!! #7038131

Laura Kalcheff 1/16/2009 3:56:28 AM

This actually reminds me of "The Exorcist"! Great photo! #7038155

Ed Heaton 1/16/2009 4:09:50 AM

Excellent job Debra and congrats on your EP and POTD! #7038263

Guy D. Biechele 1/16/2009 5:46:14 AM

Fine capture. Wonderful color and mood. Congratulations on your POTD! #7038660

Mary Beth Aiello 1/16/2009 5:52:01 AM

Debra -- This is absolutely breathtaking. A huge congrats on this well-deserved POTD. #7038685

Joy Rector 1/16/2009 6:06:16 AM

congrats on the POTD #7038806

Terri L. Scribner 1/16/2009 7:18:55 AM

Congratulations on this dramatic and mysterious capture!! #7039159

Jean E. Hildebrant 1/16/2009 7:41:16 AM

Wonderfully composed, dramatic and mysterious and very artistic! Congrat's! #7039248

A P 1/16/2009 7:54:46 AM

wonderful mood captured Debra. Congratz on your POTD. #7039308

Donna R. Wageman 1/16/2009 8:00:13 AM

High Voltage Image - so striking.
Congratulations on POTD!!!!!!!!!!!! #7039342

Leslie Wolfe 1/16/2009 8:05:07 AM

Have you ever seen the 1949 B&W film, "The Third Man?" Great lighting and composition, Debra! Congratulations!

Leslie #7039375

Colleen Farrell 1/16/2009 8:13:00 AM

Wonderful moody capture--congrats on your POTD! #7039402

Photosbyglenna .com 1/16/2009 8:54:28 AM

Congrats I LOVED this picture when I first saw it and I still love it ! #7039591

Debra R. Harder 1/16/2009 10:28:24 AM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS, Debra, on this SUPERB POTD!! This is an instant favorite for me!! Deb #7039940

Cary Rogers 1/16/2009 11:40:51 AM

CONGRATS on your POTD, Debra!! a wonderful image of Pirate's Alley that really captures the feel of this historic place in the Quarter! #7040152

Terrill Province 1/16/2009 2:46:41 PM

Wow ~ fantastic image of one the country's most beautiful and romantic little hideaways. Congratulations! #7040685

Siete Meeter 1/16/2009 4:26:19 PM

Very cool image, Debra!


Holly Hitchcock 1/16/2009 6:54:00 PM

WONDERFUL!!!! Reminds me of a mystery novel. Sultry and cool.

Congrats!!! #7041416

Lindley Johnson 1/17/2009 6:10:11 AM

Terrific lighting and tones in this very mysterious image, Debra. Congratulations on your POTD! #7043093

Josselyne Klecanda 1/17/2009 6:16:56 AM

Well done. Congrats. #7043118

KIM A. RINCONES 1/17/2009 8:06:03 AM

This really is an outstanding picture Debra. I feel the same as everyone who has commented. There is an air of mystery in the picture. The lighting really draws you in as well as the dark figure in the alley. Definitely sets a mood. Congrats #7043509

Gary Leighton 1/17/2009 11:33:32 AM


This is a lovely picture with ecellent mood and colors.
Fantastic job and congradulations with your POTD.

Gary #7044302

Debra P. Chenault 1/17/2009 12:13:28 PM

Wow! Thank you everyone for your comments! This is one of my favorites as well. Leslie, no, I haven't seen "The Third Man" but I will look for it and watch it. Must remind you of the movie? #7044429

Kathy L. Clark 1/18/2009 2:54:01 PM

Congrats Debra on a really cool POTD. Great light and mood. #7048521

Oscar Suarez 1/21/2009 2:00:05 PM

I love the softness and stark eery feeling of this image. Great photo Debra! #7061940

Joannie Bertucci 1/24/2009 11:46:41 PM

Debra, I can smell the fog and hear the clicking of his heels as he walks down the deserted alley...outstanding!
Congrats on your POTD! #7082255

Stephen S. Maguire 12/24/2009 12:46:16 PM

I would have to agree with Dawn that it first reminds me of the Exorcist movie poster. A really great mood image!!!! #8244550

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 1/10/2010 4:24:28 PM

Awesome image Debra.It should be published. #8287267

Mike D. Perez 1/16/2010 3:43:07 PM

Terric capture of this classic spot, Debra. Great mood! I really like this street on wet day with all the reflections on the rainy pavement. I recently a painted a version of this street during a wet afternoon. #8302487

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Taken on a foggy night in New Orleans. Man walking down Pirate's Alley in the fog.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 33.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 12/18/2008 7:29:47 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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