The Fifth State (copyright 2010 Ambra Vernuccio)



Instruction #8


"On your knees please... Take a picture from floor level." Matt Stuart

  • John Callaway 5y

    Superb concept, execution and B&W conversion. Cold've been an ad for Reservoir Dogs...

    Nice one!
  • Jari Salonen 5y

    I hope these characters will not haunt me at night. A good example of what a low perspective can do. Nice tones,too.
  • Ambra Vernuccio 5y


    well, actually my inspiration is quite dated -
    Giuseppe da Volpeda - Il quarto stato (The Fourth State):

    I have to admit that probably 200 years later, we are all a bit more angry than the crowd below

  • Ambra Vernuccio 5y

    annaleatunesi well spotted Annalea, I was typing that when you posted the comment!:)
  • cazpoo 5y

    The stampede, love everything about this.
  • Mark Davies 5y

  • mathieu jaïs 5y

    Love it ! congrats
  • Izabela Nowak 5y

    :) They are coming!
  • Adam Akins 5y

    Spooky, the guy in the middle looks like he's wearing prosthetics
  • Magnus Fröderberg 5y

    really like it. A unike picture
  • Saw6 5y

    Great shot!
  • annaleatunesi 5y

    it reminds me Pelizza da Volpedo of course Il quarto stato!
  • donderbus 5y

    awesome b&w!
  • Chris JL 5y

    me l'ero persa -- very cool and nice homage :)
  • Greg A. 4y

    A cast of thousands...all in perfect costume. I love the tree radiating from the central figure - the dark trunk brings focus to his bald bespectacled head. Super shot !!!
  • Ambra Vernuccio 4y

    thanks everybody!
  • carlosbezz 4y

    This is a wonderful shot!
    You are invited to post it to:

  • Romina Bruscia 4y

    moolto bella
  • Paolo Mezzera 4y


    molto belle il tuo sito
  • Jan Podsiadly 2y

    Jane Hobson Jane, you must be very angry to be so full of bile. I hope that when the rage leaves you you might present a more objective view of what I consider to be an interesting and exciting image. But I suspect that we might never agree on this one.
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