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Vambomarbleye 4 153 14 Scotland
5 Sep 2017 3:38PM
I think by "elicit emotion" you mean "to shock". The image doesn't really live up to the title, sorry, but it looks more like a rubber doll blowing bubbles, or giving a blow.......sorry, enough.
Cheers
Alan
TanyaH Plus
18 1.3k 411 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2017 4:19PM
It's weird, I'll give you that! It's effective in that it makes me look hard to try and figure it out, but it doesn't shock me as such. It creates interest and confusion in equal measures, which is good because your viewer spends time looking at it.

I don't know what you've done to it processing-wise, but it does look very smooth which kind of negates the 'reality' of it, while also giving a slightly creepy feel (which may be what Alan above is getting at?).

Still ... it generates thoughts, which is always a good thing Smile

Tanya
5 Sep 2017 4:34PM
I like the image because it is unusual, but to feel that it is of a drowning person, you would need to show more of the face.
There again, I have no wish to see an image of a drowning person, real or otherwise.
SlowSong Plus
13 9.9k 30 England
5 Sep 2017 5:23PM
I hope that chipped tooth doesn't bother her. It's bad enough drowning without having toothache as well.
5 Sep 2017 6:30PM
Thanks everyone. I really enjoyed reading your comments and had a good giggle as well. Special thanks to Alan for that. He's close to the mark. In fact it was an attempt to take a picture of a girl (neighbour's daughter) with her face in a in a shallow glass container filled with a few centimetres of water. The photo was taken from underneath the container with lots of laughter while doing so. The photos came out hideously and I decided to crop one to show only the mouth. And yes, she was blowing bubbles, Alan.Having a bit of fun in between the serious stuff is also important. Regards. Bernard
Vambomarbleye 4 153 14 Scotland
5 Sep 2017 7:51PM
Glad I didn't upset you with my comment Bernard, I'm new here and wouldn't want to offend anyone especially as I don't consider myself particularly proficient. I totally agree with you about having a bit if a laugh, life can be too serious sometimes.
Cheers
Alan.

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