Dramatic Light: Film Noir

Challenge #29 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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Film noir usually refers to Hollywood films of the 40's and 50's that dealt with "hard-boiled" characters and featured lots of shadows. For this challenge, read up on the film noir movement and submit an appropriate image. Make it dark, make it gritty, make it heavy, cool and dramatic - and be sure to de-emphasize colors.
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Submitted: Thursday, 18th February, 2010 02:52 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 12th December, 2009
Focal length: 11.1 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 80
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