37 Statues Brought to Life With Great Photography

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.

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogenfreund/518196807[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogenfreund/518196807Devotion[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/bogenfreundbogenfreund[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/bossa67/310878095[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/bossa67/310878095Cristo Redentor (Christ Redeemer)[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/bossa67bossa67[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/e-coli/3989032437[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/e-coli/3989032437I don't wanna grow up[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/e-coliLatente 囧 www.latente.it[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/geomangio/4974086974[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/geomangio/4974086974Play – Reverse[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/geomangioGeomangio[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/xjrlokix/4387337515[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/xjrlokix/4387337515For Collards[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/xjrlokixBen Fredericson (xjrlokix)[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranopamas/352712977[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranopamas/352712977Budapest – 07-01-2007 – 14h33[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/ranopamasPanoramas[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/clairity/152419210[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/clairity/152419210Statue of Phillis Wheatley[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/clairity*clairity*[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/crowt59/1444807366[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/crowt59/1444807366Cowboy Pondering[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/crowt59crowt59[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/mugley/2594318333[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/mugley/2594318333those constipation blues[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/mugleymugley[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/aussiegall/348701874[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/aussiegall/348701874Alone[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/aussiegallaussiegall[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranopamas/229365239[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranopamas/229365239Trocadéro – 25-08-2006 – 6h47[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/ranopamasPanoramas[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranopamas/488693983[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranopamas/488693983Paris – Trocadéro – 01-05-2007 – 6h53[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/ranopamasPanoramas[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/gagilas/3501999413[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/gagilas/3501999413Maria[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/gagilasgagilas[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/tambako/2949780889[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/tambako/2949780889Horse statue[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/tambakoTambako the Jaguar[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/attawayjl/5557101948[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/attawayjl/5557101948African Renaissance Monument – From Above[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/attawayjlJeff Attaway[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigberto/2764464101[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigberto/2764464101Lincoln Memorial (Washington DC)[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/bigberto~MVI~ (shooting with a busted kit lens)[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/bslmmrs/4328532192[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/bslmmrs/4328532192Sleepy head[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/bslmmrsBas Lammers[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogenfreund/356014489[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogenfreund/356014489Lonely Angel[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/bogenfreundbogenfreund[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/1672338409[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/1672338409Someone's great, great, great…. great grandfather[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/pagedooleykevindooley[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/lucid_nightmare/15917148[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/lucid_nightmare/15917148Sweet Sorrow[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/lucid_nightmareLucid Nightmare[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/peasap/673319270[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/peasap/673319270The Kiss, USS Midway and Sunset[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/peasappeasap[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadowgate/2610377054[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadowgate/2610377054Statue at Pere Lachaise Graveyard in Paris[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/shadowgateShadowgate[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevcole/3759422325[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevcole/3759422325Mission Santa Barbara Also known as "Queen of the Missions for its graceful beauty."[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/kevcolekevincole[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2578373332[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/25783733322008-06-14-001[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]Alex //Berlin _ Alexander Stübner[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/zjootsuite/284651694[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/zjootsuite/284651694Woman in water[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/zjootsuiteTon Haex[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/kubina/993034390[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/kubina/993034390Hand[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/kubinaJeff Kubina[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/flatworldsedge/5082161480[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/flatworldsedge/5082161480Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/flatworldsedgeflatworldsedge[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/wtlphotos/695742115[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/wtlphotos/695742115Pieta'[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/wtlphotosWTL photos[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/elissacorsini/1116157809[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/elissacorsini/1116157809Detail of the Demidoff Table in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2007[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/elissacorsiniElissaSCA[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/ezraw/99675052[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/ezraw/99675052Lincoln Park at Dawn[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/ezrawEzra.Wolfe[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/piterquin/65374426[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/piterquin/65374426Untitled[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/piterquinClaudio.Núñez[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogenfreund/1776138871[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogenfreund/1776138871Grief[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/bogenfreundbogenfreund[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranopamas/717910604[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranopamas/717910604Budapest – 01-07-2007 – 19h44[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/ranopamasPanoramas[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/uqbar/413853044[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/uqbar/413853044Сталкер[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/uqbarUqbar is back[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/fauxto_dkp/3703127758[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/fauxto_dkp/3703127758Ballooning by Crawford[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/fauxto_dkpfauxto_digit[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogenfreund/1205894266[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/bogenfreund/1205894266Silent Tears[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/bogenfreundbogenfreund[/url], on Flickr

=http://www.flickr.com/photos/hurty/2136022023[/url] =http://www.flickr.com/photos/hurty/2136022023Untitled[/url] by =http://www.flickr.com/people/hurtyPierre H.[/url], on Flickr


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