Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Pain

Versions (Variants)Version Help

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Add Comment

I associate barbed wire with pain. Not just the pain of being cut by it, but also the pain of those who are enclosed by it. Obviously there are other uses- such as protecting your propert.
The wire on the drainpipe has a circular pattern which reminded me of the crown of thorns. One made from manufactured materials, one from organic origin. Both associated with pain.
I've used a layer from the Easter image that I uploaded this year, which included a distorted crown, and combined it with the barbed wire. From one crown came life- from the manmade we can still hope.

Four versions and I wonder which works best?
This is the last in this series of images using barbed wire - not exactly a popular series for obvious reasons, but thanks for looking and for comments on the previous barbed wire uploads
Helen

Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Pain
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:19 Sep 2010 - 3:34 PM
Tags:Crown of thorns, Crown of wire, Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Specialist / abstract
VS Mode Rating 102 (75% won)
These stats show the percentage of wins and the rating score that your photo has achieved. You can go to the VS Mode by clicking on this icon.

Signup to e2

Signup to e2 to see which photo this has won or lost against in the vs mode
Votes:50
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 3:51 PM

Gee Helen they are all lovely, I've looked and looked and thought one time V2 was my favorite but then looked again and thought another. But guess what, I love them all..........Sandy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Glashutte
Glashutte  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 4:11 PM

Helen, am a learner but amazing photos!!!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

W1ldside
W1ldside  4 United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 4:15 PM

Bouquet Helen ....
Commendable piece of imagery made perfect by the Electric Blue ~
Impressive and out there for the right Bidder
Rick

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 4:18 PM

Thanks Sandy, Glashutte and Rick

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 4:29 PM

Thanks Malcolm

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 4:49 PM

Beautiful colours and great creative work. #2 appeals to me the most

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 5:02 PM

Fabulous work Helen - wonderful iridescence in the blue tones. Love them all but marginally V2 as I like the way the image leaps out of its frame at the top, just like an electrical impulse. The concept behind the work is brilliant and very personal.
Sylvia

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 5:26 PM

That's a great bit of fiddling around, Helen! Think each works very well, but if I have to pick a fave, think V3...just!
TrevB Smile

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 5:26 PM

Thanks John, Sylvia and Trev

Last Modified By helenlinda at 19 Sep 2010 - 5:28 PM

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 5:56 PM

Very creative and clever work, a great set. - gary

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
19 Sep 2010 - 6:32 PM

V4 for me

Peter

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 6:38 PM

Would gladly hang V4 on my wall for it's beautiful shapes and glowing blue.

Ann

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 7:10 PM

Thanks Gary, Peter and Ann

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 7:46 PM

difficult to choose a favourite here as they are all very good

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
19 Sep 2010 - 8:31 PM

This may be a strange comment Linda, but that is exactly how I would draw the symptoms of an Aura Migraine on paper, No 1 a classic example, great shots but scary to me

Nicky x

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8748 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1575 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 9:45 PM

After much deliberation, I have chosen V2 as my favourite because it's the one that stirred the deepest emotions.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bromley-smith
19 Sep 2010 - 9:48 PM

Wonderful colourful work Helen, love v2.
Tony

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

frz67
frz67  4 Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 10:12 PM

V2 my fav,
the pattern going outside the blue frame is the added plus.
great work

francesco

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Paree
Paree  9594 forum posts3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 10:49 PM

amazing
very well done

paree

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 11:43 PM

Excellent set.
Rob.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 6:58 AM

Thanks everyone- I completed v2 and then wondered if the "echoes" were too much outside the blue box- interesting Nicky that you can see a strong visual link with your own migranes - a hard image in many ways

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 7:46 AM

Excellent work! Even a post with barbed wire gets artful in your work,
Johanna

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 8:06 AM

A highly original concept brilliantly created. I think No.2 works best by demonstrating that pain has no boundaries.

Albert

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 8:11 AM

Very nice work Helen

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 11:14 AM

v2 is especially good I think. Having experienced plenty the last several months, I think you have visualized it very well.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
20 Sep 2010 - 2:56 PM

More fabulous work, Helen, a very clever idea and superbly presented.
Roy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 5:11 PM

Thanks Johanna, Albert, Ray, Joline and Roy

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 11:14 PM

You have excelled Helen = this is wonderful and so superbly worked.

Sue

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 11:15 PM

PS = forgot to say V1 for me

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 12:10 AM

Beautiful work Helen, if I had to choose it would be a definite for V2.
Jann
xxx

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 1:44 PM

Having just had some surgery yesterday, I can tell you that v2 very plainly says pain to me. I really like v1, but when I opened 2, well, it spoke directly to me.........
Anne

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 10:46 PM

This is a remarkable set Helen. I think the one you've featured is the best but I really like V4 too.

Eric

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
22 Sep 2010 - 8:23 AM

A top set with (for me) V1 nr 1 +++++
cor

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2010 - 8:52 AM

Thanks Sue, Jann, Anne, Eric and Cor

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

digital_boi
22 Sep 2010 - 8:24 PM

special indeed click

Graham

Last Modified By digital_boi at 22 Sep 2010 - 8:24 PM

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2010 - 9:41 PM

Thanks Graham

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2010 - 10:24 PM

Helen this is amazing . I have never seen the pain around my knee but this is what it feels like. Red hot wire xxx

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2010 - 7:23 AM

Its interesting how many people can identify with this Mavis

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Rach_s
Rach_s  3 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2010 - 5:44 PM

Wow, stunning colours Helen. A very striking image! I'm catching up with Epz today! x

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
10 Oct 2010 - 10:45 PM

Glad you saw this one while you were catching up Rachel - rather thought they were your colours !!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.