37 Statues Brought to Life With Great Photography

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When photographing statues, it can be very easy to get a lifeless and flat result. When a photographer takes some time to prepare the shot (or reads our tutorial on how to photograph statues) it can be possible to get some great images. We think these photographs of statues show what is possible with some planning.

Devotion[/url] by bogenfreund[/url], on Flickr
Cristo Redentor (Christ Redeemer)[/url] by bossa67[/url], on Flickr
I don't wanna grow up[/url] by Latente 囧 www.latente.it[/url], on Flickr
Play – Reverse[/url] by Geomangio[/url], on Flickr
For Collards[/url] by Ben Fredericson (xjrlokix)[/url], on Flickr
Budapest – 07-01-2007 – 14h33[/url] by Panoramas[/url], on Flickr
Statue of Phillis Wheatley[/url] by *clairity*[/url], on Flickr
Cowboy Pondering[/url] by crowt59[/url], on Flickr
those constipation blues[/url] by mugley[/url], on Flickr
Alone[/url] by aussiegall[/url], on Flickr
Trocadéro – 25-08-2006 – 6h47[/url] by Panoramas[/url], on Flickr
Paris – Trocadéro – 01-05-2007 – 6h53[/url] by Panoramas[/url], on Flickr
Maria[/url] by gagilas[/url], on Flickr
Horse statue[/url] by Tambako the Jaguar[/url], on Flickr
African Renaissance Monument – From Above[/url] by Jeff Attaway[/url], on Flickr
Lincoln Memorial (Washington DC)[/url] by ~MVI~ (shooting with a busted kit lens)[/url], on Flickr
Sleepy head[/url] by Bas Lammers[/url], on Flickr
Lonely Angel[/url] by bogenfreund[/url], on Flickr
Someone's great, great, great…. great grandfather[/url] by kevindooley[/url], on Flickr
Sweet Sorrow[/url] by Lucid Nightmare[/url], on Flickr
The Kiss, USS Midway and Sunset[/url] by peasap[/url], on Flickr
Statue at Pere Lachaise Graveyard in Paris[/url] by Shadowgate[/url], on Flickr
Mission Santa Barbara Also known as "Queen of the Missions for its graceful beauty."[/url] by kevincole[/url], on Flickr
2008-06-14-001[/url] by Alex //Berlin _ Alexander Stübner[/url], on Flickr
Woman in water[/url] by Ton Haex[/url], on Flickr
Hand[/url] by Jeff Kubina[/url], on Flickr
Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome[/url] by flatworldsedge[/url], on Flickr
Pieta'[/url] by WTL photos[/url], on Flickr
Detail of the Demidoff Table in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2007[/url] by ElissaSCA[/url], on Flickr
Lincoln Park at Dawn[/url] by Ezra.Wolfe[/url], on Flickr
Untitled[/url] by Claudio.Núñez[/url], on Flickr
Grief[/url] by bogenfreund[/url], on Flickr
Budapest – 01-07-2007 – 19h44[/url] by Panoramas[/url], on Flickr
Сталкер[/url] by Uqbar is back[/url], on Flickr
Ballooning by Crawford[/url] by fauxto_digit[/url], on Flickr
Silent Tears[/url] by bogenfreund[/url], on Flickr
Untitled[/url] by Pierre H.[/url], on Flickr

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography pushed him into building this fantastic place, and you can get to know him better here

having just discovered my love for taking pics, i would never have considered statues for one of my subjects. now i am truly inspired.these are stunning and make an ordinarily unappealing object reach out and draw the eye…thks for the inspiration!

I am both inspired and reminded about the importance of light in photo making. But own up to the truth… statues make it easy to capture a great photo shot. Why? Subject doesn’t move and change what your eye sees.
Thank you for sharing….

Some truly stunning and life like photographs here. One of my favorite things about photography is that you can bring such life to things through your camera.

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