Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

There could be many interpretations of Escape, perhaps this is too literal.  Maybe these guys were just running for a bus but the backward glances of the one on the far left suggests otherwise; their feet barely touching the ground, they have inspired some pigeons to join in their flight:


The picture was taken at Plaça Catalunya, Barcelona in October 2005 – click on the image to enlarge.


  1. AnaLuciaSilva · May 18, 2013


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  4. Latourte · May 18, 2013


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  6. greenmackenzie · May 18, 2013

    Great light and drama….the rising pigeons add brilliantly to the whole composition

    • northumbrianlight · May 19, 2013

      Many thanks – I could pretend I went for a slow shutter speed to get the motion blur but in truth I just got lucky 🙂

      • greenmackenzie · May 19, 2013

        Those are always the best shots….the lucky ones 🙂

  7. Marie · May 19, 2013


  8. lena de almeida · May 19, 2013

    This is a beautiful and haunting shot, Robin.

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