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By gingerdelight    
A strong subject today, and not my usual type of image at all, but I thought I'd upload it to see what sort of reaction it would get. My apologies if it offends anyone at all, and if it does I will remove it.

It was actually done for a challenge and was quite well received despite it's contentious content.

PS: the model was not harmed in any way for the production of this image!

Tags: Woman Eyes Face Person Digitally manipulated Violence Punishment

Voters: ChristineD, graceland, SlowSong and 41 more

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15 Oct 2013 6:53PM
It looks so realistic I thought it was for real

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graceland 13 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 6:55PM
SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
15 Oct 2013 6:56PM
I can't see why people should object. If someone punched me in the eye I doubt I'd look as beautiful as this though.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
15 Oct 2013 6:56PM
So sorry child!
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
15 Oct 2013 7:05PM
Why would it is only a picture and a very good one to boot.................I see worse on the evening news...............GrinGrinGrinGrin
User_Removed 5 920 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 7:07PM
Would never have known this was yours Carol, so different. Excellent work!
8 10 10 England
15 Oct 2013 7:08PM
Lots of very good eye makeup but it is a very thought provoking image - thank goodness it's not real.
termite53 4 8 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 7:09PM
Offended? no...impressed? ....Yes
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
15 Oct 2013 7:32PM
Wooo this is fantastic,Carol,very well done,
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 7:35PM
Wow! Thank you all so much!
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 7:48PM
Hard hitting imagery...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Niknut Plus
8 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 7:52PM
Sorry Carol.....not my cuppa !!
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 7:56PM

Quote:Sorry Carol.....not my cuppa !!

That's fine, I understand that some people will not like it; no apology necessary at all!
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
15 Oct 2013 8:50PM
Well photographed Carol.
hawker10 5 53 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 10:28PM
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
15 Oct 2013 11:44PM
I don't see a problem Carol about photography dealing with the serious issues of life.
All part and parcel about photography getting an emotional response from the viewer I reckon.
The responses here will be diluted after your explanation.
I wish you had offered no description to see what the responses would have been then !!
Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 11:57PM

Quote:Hard hitting imagery...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

This sums it up exactly for what it is.
Mick makes a good point too - we'd probably be baying for blood if it were real.
Excellent image Carol and brave to attempt it.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
16 Oct 2013 4:05AM
Very well done Carol. Thank goodness it's not for real.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
16 Oct 2013 5:40AM
Very cleverly produced, Carol. Carol
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2013 7:38AM
Thought provoking and raises a lot of questions.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2013 8:50AM
Very powerful with or without a description.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
16 Oct 2013 4:21PM
A very cleverly thought up piece of work, Carol, and good to know the model wasn't harmed in the making of this! Smile
Trev Smile
17 Oct 2013 8:50PM
WOW Carol - this is a superb and powerful image - very very well done you!! Lou
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
19 Oct 2013 6:38PM
I think this is incredible, Carol, and I'm so glad you decided to put this up here.

BRAVO on this. Fabulous work SmileSmile

dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
21 Oct 2013 1:37AM
one of your best worked images, tells a story. xx
21 Oct 2013 4:53AM
good one Carol

BrianSS 11 395 39 England
30 Oct 2013 12:49PM
Wonderful image, I like it Grin
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
31 Oct 2013 12:19PM
Powerful and thought provoking, made more so by
the title.

Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
8 Jan 2014 11:06PM

Quote:Offended? no...impressed? ....Yes

So well done young one.

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