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the daily news... more & more depressing isn't it....on the home front particularly
no point saying more is there

thanks for looking,
(im playing catch up on here, as not had pc for a week)

cheers
Jo

Camera:350D & 20D
Lens:18-55
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:war/cry
Username:kitsch kitsch
Uploaded:5 Jul 2008 - 10:06 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Fine art nude, Nude / glamour, Photo journalism
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kaybee
kaybee e2 Member 103952 forum postskaybee vcard Scotland24 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 10:11 AM

Love it.
Would look great on canvas (or canvas textured)

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM e2 Member 6BERTRAM vcard United Kingdom
5 Jul 2008 - 10:12 AM

Fnatastic artwork.
Dave

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LesF
LesF e2 Member 8178 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 10:13 AM

Superb and your text sums it up nicely

LesF

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SpeedAltStar
5 Jul 2008 - 10:14 AM

Excellent

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jonny_greentree
jonny_greentree e2 Member 6188 forum postsjonny_greentree vcard England
5 Jul 2008 - 10:20 AM

Totally excellent jo straight to my favourites.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 10:43 AM

Excellent creation with a strong message

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JohnH37
JohnH37  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 10:46 AM

Superb.
-John

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digipix76
digipix76 e2 Member 7577 forum postsdigipix76 vcard England
5 Jul 2008 - 10:55 AM

Simply stunning!


Ian

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SteveCharles
5 Jul 2008 - 11:00 AM

Awesome work.

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 11:09 AM

Superb work here.
Geoff.

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caotiquemind
caotiquemind e2 Member 8caotiquemind vcard Spain
5 Jul 2008 - 11:22 AM

Absolutely fantastic texture and image.

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rontear
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5 Jul 2008 - 11:51 AM

On a downward slope, not your images Jo ! Ron.

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 12:00 PM

lol Ron....

thanks all for your interest, comments/votes etc :-0)

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DaveGu
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5 Jul 2008 - 12:22 PM

Love it Jo, the different layers work great.

Dave.

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pmaclll
pmaclll e2 Member 8pmaclll vcard Scotland
5 Jul 2008 - 12:33 PM

its funny, but you have a very distictive style now and I can spot your work in a group on the gallery, well done

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 12:36 PM

I especially like your grungy distressed treatment on this one Jo. Just thinking that a really heavy vignette may suit .... forcing attention down on yourself like you're trapped in the image surrounded by doom and gloom.

Not sure whether I've gone too dark or light on my mod as I'm doing this on my laptop in a brightly lit dining room over a bowl of pasta and a mug of tea. Yummy Wink

Edit: Bummer. just noticed you've not got mods switched on. Believe me though a heavy vignette looks good.

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 1:08 PM

A tremendously powerful image. It's like one of the extra characters from a huge 'Old Master' has escaped into the real world bringing all the biblical drama with her.
Superb.

Eric

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Joline
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5 Jul 2008 - 1:32 PM

Very expressive of the way many of us feel at the state of the news. Artistically well spoken.

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peg
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5 Jul 2008 - 2:12 PM

Very impressive

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imander
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5 Jul 2008 - 2:12 PM

wonderful,a class piece of art, well done
ian

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Strobekid
Strobekid e2 Member 8369 forum postsStrobekid vcard United Kingdom
5 Jul 2008 - 2:26 PM

Very hard hitting. Don't want to use words like wonderful and beautiful, as the theme is ever so real and depressing. However, this is one fantastic pieace of work you've done here. Well done.

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Paintman
Paintman e2 Member 8902 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom173 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 2:59 PM

A very well constructed image and a great angle on the figure. This has qualities of an Andrew Wyeth drawing. The stark realism of the figure and the spattering are comparative IMO. Excellent work.
Alan.

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NevP
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5 Jul 2008 - 3:36 PM

Superb Jo.

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challicew
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5 Jul 2008 - 4:19 PM

Brilliant work!

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TommyStr
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5 Jul 2008 - 4:30 PM

Absolute quality. Shortlisted...i should be used to this quality by now but every week your work still makes me think wow

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Eviscera
Eviscera e2 Member 81105 forum postsEviscera vcard United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 6:02 PM

thats a great image Jo , it has a message as well. Ironically the fg fingers are a bit to clean !

Dave

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User_Removed
5 Jul 2008 - 7:25 PM

so powerful & so direct in its meaning.

di

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Possum
Possum e2 Member 8148 forum postsPossum vcard England
5 Jul 2008 - 7:52 PM

'Bombarded' springs to mind. What a powerful piece of work, Jo - full of anger, fear, frustration. Just excellent.
Allie

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 8:08 PM

thanks so much everyone!

(lol daveu, sorry no mods but i believe you :-0)

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backbeat
backbeat e2 Member 8134 forum postsbackbeat vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 8:57 PM

They haven't invaded Rochdale have they jo??

this is really effective, and the grungy overlay works to convey the message...superb

phil

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BrokenAir
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5 Jul 2008 - 9:49 PM

Love it ^_^

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User_Removed
5 Jul 2008 - 10:58 PM

submit this to a 'Goya today' project. It reminds me of his famous Colossus, which latest findings say isn't his but is still a splendid painting.

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AlleyCatz
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6 Jul 2008 - 9:58 AM

Superb image and work Jo.

~Alley~

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shortski
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6 Jul 2008 - 10:26 PM

SUPERB....jojo

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2008 - 10:28 PM

Smile cheers all

and thanks Jojo... much appreciate your award! :-0)))

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6 Jul 2008 - 10:43 PM

Just Brilliant Jo a grat image and brilliant effect.
Pauline.

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2008 - 10:56 PM

oooh! & thanks very much Pete! Smile

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shortski
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6 Jul 2008 - 11:39 PM

EC Greatly deserved Jo well done...jojo

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paulsimmons
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7 Jul 2008 - 8:10 AM

Beautiful

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Nic_WA
Nic_WA e2 Member 10179 forum postsNic_WA vcard Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2008 - 11:06 AM

A work of art Jo, and so deserving of all the recognition Smile Contgratulations!

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graeme34
graeme34 e2 Member 7graeme34 vcard United Kingdom
7 Jul 2008 - 6:02 PM

amazing work, love the texture

Graeme

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7 Jul 2008 - 8:05 PM

congrats on the EC jo!

phil

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8 Jul 2008 - 12:31 AM

Congratz with the EC,... great work here!...

Rolan

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TommyStr
TommyStr e2 Member 8TommyStr vcard Norway3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2008 - 9:00 AM

Congrats Jo! missed the award... So glad this one got an EC, one of my all time favs of yours Grin

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2008 - 9:38 PM

thanks Smile

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pennyspike
pennyspike e2 Member 112068 forum postspennyspike vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2008 - 12:05 AM

Congrats on the EC it's an inspired image.
Penny

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ESP
ESP e2 Member 826 forum postsESP vcard England
10 Jul 2008 - 12:04 PM

Not been around for a while , due to internet failure etc. but had to comment and commend you on this amazing series , hard to pick a favorite Jo amongst these truly inspsiring works of art , but this just may have my vote Smile

Wonderfully creative , brilliantly executed and perfectly presented Smile

Long may you reign Wink

Sara x

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2008 - 4:51 PM

thanks very much penny
& sara, for your kind words & award! Smile

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Milla
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10 Jul 2008 - 6:53 PM

Smashingly powerful and disturbing. And so yours. Smile Fully deserves the awards, congrats!

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IKA_photography
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10 Jul 2008 - 11:13 PM

excellent!!!!

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Tonyto
Tonyto  6 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2008 - 9:11 PM

Brilliant! Like your style of photography and ideas!
Tony

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C_Daniels
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29 Jul 2008 - 1:38 PM

Superb Jo - like a modern twist on a classical masterpiece...

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sputnki
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18 Aug 2008 - 12:30 AM

Damn fine piece of work Jo. What else can I say. Hard to keep up with all your EC's! First thing I thought of was Raphael with a migraine.

Doug

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Lunar_Cry
Lunar_Cry  6 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2008 - 11:37 AM

Incredible image. Unique and inspirational.

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andreduplessis
andreduplessis e2 Member 6andreduplessis vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2008 - 11:36 AM

Hi Jo.
This is an unbelievable image. How I would love to do work like this. Andre

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