Pirate's Alley

© Debra P. Chenault

Pirate's Alley

Uploaded: December 18, 2008


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


Liz blahh December 18, 2008

Great image! Looks so mysterious! #1053804

Kenneth Waxman December 18, 2008

Beautiful photo. Love the tonality. #6909922

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 18, 2008

Lovely dramatic shot, Debra.

UB. #6909925

Photosbyglenna .com level-classic December 18, 2008

This is wonderful ! #6909937

Troy Gallagher December 19, 2008

Wonderful capture Debra, love the mood it sets.

Troy #6910666

Tommy E. Burgess December 19, 2008

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

Angie M. Davis December 19, 2008

Very cool image, Debra! #6911035

Michelle Alton December 19, 2008

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 December 19, 2008

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 level-classic December 20, 2008

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

Debra P. Chenault December 22, 2008

Thank you, Tammy! #6929461

Dawn M. Schneider January 02, 2009

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 level-classic January 16, 2009

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

UB. #7037467

Les Rhoades level-classic January 16, 2009

Congrats on your POTD selection! #7037506

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 16, 2009

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

Susie Peek-Swint January 16, 2009

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

Karen Engelbreth January 16, 2009

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

Katarina Mansson January 16, 2009

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

Robert Baer January 16, 2009

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

William C. Raco level-classic January 16, 2009

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

Gord MacEachern January 16, 2009

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

Johnnie Ann Gaskill January 16, 2009

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

Laura Kalcheff January 16, 2009

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

Ed Heaton January 16, 2009

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

Guy D. Biechele level-classic January 16, 2009

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

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic January 16, 2009

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

Joy Rector January 16, 2009

congrats on the POTD #7038806

Terri L. Scribner January 16, 2009

Congratulations on this dramatic and mysterious capture!! #7039159

Jean E. Hildebrant January 16, 2009

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

A P January 16, 2009

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

Donna R. Wageman January 16, 2009

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

Leslie Carson Wolfe level-classic January 16, 2009

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

Leslie #7039375

Colleen Farrell January 16, 2009

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

Photosbyglenna .com level-classic January 16, 2009

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

Debra R. Harder January 16, 2009

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

Cary Rogers January 16, 2009

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 January 16, 2009

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

Siete Meeter January 16, 2009

Very cool image, Debra!


Holly Hitchcock January 16, 2009

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

Congrats!!! #7041416

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 17, 2009

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

Josselyne Klecanda January 17, 2009

Well done. Congrats. #7043118

KIM A. RINCONES January 17, 2009

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 January 17, 2009


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

Gary #7044302

Debra P. Chenault January 17, 2009

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 January 18, 2009

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

Oscar Suarez January 21, 2009

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

Joannie Bertucci level-classic January 24, 2009

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 December 24, 2009

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) January 10, 2010

Awesome image Debra.It should be published. #8287267

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe January 16, 2010

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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