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Stairway to heaven by Ciril Stairway to heaven by Ciril
I am so glad to present you one of the most succesful photo i have ever taken.
I have received first prize-gold FIAP medal for it at 16th International Youth Photo Competition 2003 in Luxemburg.
It was taken near to our highst mountain in Slovenia, Triglav. There were many soldiers and i was walking with them for two days...

i am sure you gonna like it.

thank you. :-)
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Stairway to heaven by ~Ciril
There is a reason this photograph received an award at the International Youth Photo Competition 2003. Come see the outstanding quality of this striking capture. ( Suggested by neolithos and Featured by hesitation )
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hpmarocsvp Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Fell upon this shot while I was listening to 'Stairway to Heaven'. A cool coincidence. And this is a wonderful shot.
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LindArtz Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
Wow, this is outstanding!!! A belated congrats on a very much deserved DD! :) ^^
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planetmiko Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013
It's like an army of ants, in the shadow of the great mountain! Great eye and seizing the moment...awesome contrast of man vs. nature. Good on you walking with them for two days (how long to come down?) lol. :)
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DeadPiecesOfSpring Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hello!
I wanted to ask for your permission to use this picture as the cover of a non profitable magazine which belongs to an addicts rehabilitation community, the magazine is released once a month (the cover changes each month) and this month's theme is youth and finding a life path. Please contact me as soon as possible! Thank you very much,

Josephine.
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Bookinfly Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013
excelente, la combinación del paisaje con los soldados marchando es alucinante y ni decir de la de como guía la vista!!
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e-uphoria Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013   Photographer
hi, feature [link] :D
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ofrikit Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
Incredible!
Its even more powerful with the fact that there are soldiers
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rnrd3212 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012
And as we wind on down the road
Our shadows taller than our soul.
There walks a lady we all know
Who shines white light and wants to show
How evrything still turns to gold.
And if you listen very hard
The tune will come to you at last.
When all are one and one is all
To be a rock and not to roll.
And shes buying a stairway to heaven.
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Jagdwolf Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012
stunningly crisp shot with a great control on the lighting. well done!
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Galaxyae Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012
Not really
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vocaloidaddict Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This seems so sad to me...
Don't understand this the wrong way, but I hate military. Not the people, but... the fact that they kill and die. And for what? nothing. We all will die one day, so what's the point of dying early to protect something that will just die anyway?
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KieranMoranMedia Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Ha very nice !
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cattyscratch Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that's beautiful! i love how small the people look compared to the mountain.
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Alymesimar Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Is there a highway to hell as well?
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vocaloidaddict Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's called a Hell-evator, I believe.
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BMW-E46-COMPACT Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012
way to hell . . . there is no heaven.
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Jeweleye Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This actually reminds me more of Dante's Purgatory
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OminousArcane Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love this! Great job!
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Riighted Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Led Zeppelin? :)
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viggies Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012
wow, awesome !
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melissence Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012
This is amazing.
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Anne-muse Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012
I can't see what everyone else sees. I see a hike.

Keep looking....
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dynamiteboy8 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thats awesome!! and does anyone else see like a face on the lower part of the inside of the mountain? with a beard and large nose?
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Drydell-da-Vinci Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This is a once in a lifetime shot. Awesome.
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growlinghands Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
brilliant - the people are rendered as if they are one machine, crawling up the impossible heights of nature. To make such lovely art out of the ordinary is extraordinary. Congrats on your win!
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everynameitryistaken Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2011
Beautiful, this is the kind of photo that stays with you.
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isabellaswancullen Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011  Student Writer
You've been featured here: [link]
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crh Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
beautifully geometrical effect, a great B&W, righteously earned it's medals
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EvaPolly Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2011
Feature.. tukaj: [link]
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ImaginationInDreams Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011
Amazing picture
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moonagedaydreaming Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
this is an amazing photo, it almost looks surreal. I don't know why but somehow it looks hopefull in my eyes :D
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COSMASK Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
yes i like it ! really amazing ! congratulations !
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NorthrendComics Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2010
As the Grim Reaper walks with thousand souls up to heaven, the skies calmed down so that they can enter into the paradise that awaited them in peace.

(Meh, not very good with poets and what-not but this is what i see out of this photo.) this is probably one of the most stunning and the most beautiful shots i have seen.
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delgesu1986 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2010
great shot. if you have time, i would love for you look at my work
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Baher-Amin Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
very nice... well done captures and great edit. :clap:
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smihael Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
OMG woooow :):+fav:

Kaj pa so imeli, da jih je tok?
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Mickeistheshit Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2010
Great capture ! Also a great landscape and symmetry :) Great capture ! :)
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eye-box Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010   Photographer
Very beautiful...
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scary2you Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2009
:jawdrop:
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Rustmouth Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
hehe they look like tiny ants moving in a row! :D lovely shot, really powerful and works well in black and white
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SunriseOverSeaa Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2009
Wow, and the name fits so well (:
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loverz116 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2009
[link] featured! :heart:
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DSharpshooter Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2009   Photographer
Odlično. Zelo dobra pretvorba in kompozicija.
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cupcake-daydreams Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2009
i love this shot.
i also love how, you named it stairway to heaven (by led Zeppelin)- and the guys are making a 'Z'.
you have amazing skill.
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